The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sutton Coldfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield - - 44.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 13
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

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 Sutton Coldfield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 62.50% 77.78% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 23
Average salary £33,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £33,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £36,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) Data Extraction
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) XenServer
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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.

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) SQL DBA
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) XenServer
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe