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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank - 19 5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 3.64% 10.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 20.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £65,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server
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 Thames Valley region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
19 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 47.50% 18.18% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 4
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £51,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £82,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley region citing SQL Server 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.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft