The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 890 857 884
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 11 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.013% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 16
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £43,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SQL Server Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant within the UK.

SQL Server Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

SQL Server Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 within the UK.

SQL Server Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Consultant
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 10 £47,500 -20.83%
South East -19 4 £41,000 -25.45%
London -24 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £60,000 -
Berkshire -1 1 £55,000 -4.34%
West Sussex -10 1 £27,000 -10.00%
Essex - 1 £75,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £55,000 -
Crawley - 1 £27,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £45,000 -

SQL Server Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server Consultant in their job title 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 with SQL Server Consultant in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) Oracle
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (42.86%) Migration
6 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (35.71%) Finance
7 10 (35.71%) Clustering
7 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (32.14%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (25.00%) Windows
10 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
10 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
11 5 (17.86%) .NET
11 5 (17.86%) Sybase
11 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (14.29%) Change Management
12 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
12 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
12 4 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
12 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (10.71%) C#

SQL Server Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server Consultant in their job title 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 with SQL Server Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (10.71%) DB2
8 1 (3.57%) OLAP
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
1 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (42.86%) Migration
3 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Data Management
5 3 (10.71%) B2B
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Security Management
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) OpenUP
7 1 (3.57%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
1 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
2 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) VB
3 3 (10.71%) VB6
4 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCTS
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) OCP
3 1 (3.57%) OCA
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Sybase