The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 13 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 4.88% 10.98% 4.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 26.47% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 29.27% 41.46% 40.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 21
Average salary £60,000 £56,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Sussex region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Sussex

SQL Server 2008
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Endeca
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Endeca