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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 1.13% 2.50% 7.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% 13.33% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -7.97%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
32 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 18.08% 18.75% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 5
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) MCSA
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 6 (75.00%) MCITP
3 6 (75.00%) NAS
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) CCA
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) NAS
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) MCSA
2 6 (75.00%) MCITP
3 5 (62.50%) CCA
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus