The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Telford 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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 3.85% 1.14% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 3.33% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £31,000 £27,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
Shropshire

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 Telford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
30 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 23.08% 34.09% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 19
Average salary £31,000 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.88% +16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,350 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £49,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Telford

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Telford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Telford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Telford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (84.62%) VMware
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (76.92%) Firewall
4 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
5 9 (69.23%) VPN
5 9 (69.23%) DNS
5 9 (69.23%) MCSA
5 9 (69.23%) SAN
5 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
5 9 (69.23%) DHCP
5 9 (69.23%) CCA
5 9 (69.23%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (69.23%) NAS
6 8 (61.54%) MCSE
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) MCITP
7 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) Apache
8 2 (15.38%) Brocade

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) NAS
2 9 (69.23%) DHCP
2 9 (69.23%) VPN
2 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) COM
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBScript
1 1 (7.69%) VB
1 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) MCSA
2 9 (69.23%) CCA
2 9 (69.23%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (61.54%) MCSE
4 3 (23.08%) MCITP
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
1 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Brocade
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus