The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had SQL Server Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 888 902 934
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 30 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.056% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.059% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 29 60 39
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £25,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured SQL Server Consultant in the job title.

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 26 September 2016 within the UK.

SQL Server Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Consultant
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 29 £51,500 +24.84% 3
London +47 16 £63,500 +18.13% 3
South East +21 10 £37,500 -2.59%
City of London +61 9 £75,000 +42.85% 1
Hampshire +12 4 £37,500 -34.78%
Southampton 0 4 £37,500 -34.78%
Oxford -8 4 £37,000 -
Oxfordshire -11 4 £37,000 -
Yorkshire +19 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Surrey +15 1 - -
North West +4 1 £45,000 -
Manchester -19 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
York - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £41,500 -
Guildford - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £25,000 -

SQL Server Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, SQL Server Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring SQL Server Consultant in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
3 25 (49.02%) SQL
4 20 (39.22%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (39.22%) Finance
4 20 (39.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (37.25%) Relational Database
6 17 (33.33%) Oracle
6 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 16 (31.37%) Presales
8 15 (29.41%) Power BI
9 14 (27.45%) ETL
10 13 (25.49%) Windows
10 13 (25.49%) Migration
10 13 (25.49%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (23.53%) Kimball Methodology
11 12 (23.53%) Degree
11 12 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (23.53%) Project Management
12 11 (21.57%) RDBMS
12 11 (21.57%) Analytics
12 11 (21.57%) High Availability
13 10 (19.61%) HTML
14 9 (17.65%) C#
14 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
14 9 (17.65%) Banking
14 9 (17.65%) Replication
15 8 (15.69%) Data Management
15 8 (15.69%) Data Quality

SQL Server Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) IIS
2 5 (9.80%) JBoss
3 4 (7.84%) SAS
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SSL
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.92%) WebEx
2 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (39.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (37.25%) Relational Database
3 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (29.41%) Power BI
5 12 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (21.57%) RDBMS
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (9.80%) MS Access
8 5 (9.80%) PowerPivot
9 4 (7.84%) Data Mining
9 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Power View
9 4 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (7.84%) QlikView
10 3 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (5.88%) OLAP
10 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (3.92%) DB2
11 2 (3.92%) HDInsight
11 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Local Government
4 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) HTML
2 6 (11.76%) XML
3 5 (9.80%) CSS
4 4 (7.84%) .NET
5 2 (3.92%) Java EE
6 1 (1.96%) DCOM
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
6 1 (1.96%) Middleware
6 1 (1.96%) ODBC
6 1 (1.96%) Web Services
6 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Replication
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.92%) Fintech
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.80%) Unix
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (31.37%) Presales
3 14 (27.45%) ETL
4 13 (25.49%) Migration
4 13 (25.49%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (23.53%) Kimball Methodology
5 12 (23.53%) Project Management
6 11 (21.57%) Analytics
6 11 (21.57%) High Availability
7 8 (15.69%) Data Management
7 8 (15.69%) Master Data Management
7 8 (15.69%) Server Hardening
8 6 (11.76%) Time Management
9 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
10 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) C#
3 5 (9.80%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.88%) VB
5 3 (5.88%) VBScript
6 2 (3.92%) R
7 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Tableau
4 4 (7.84%) Cognos
5 3 (5.88%) VMware
6 2 (3.92%) Sybase
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
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