The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 14 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 5.48% 5.23% 8.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 15.09% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £42,500 £52,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% +12.43%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
SQL Server 2008
Hertfordshire

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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
16 53 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 21.92% 34.64% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 39 17
Average salary £42,500 £52,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% +15.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) NAS
3 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Simpana
4 2 (25.00%) Ticket Management
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Mimecast
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) NAS
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (25.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (25.00%) NHibernate
1 2 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Ticket Management
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VB
1 2 (25.00%) VB6
1 2 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) DFS Replication
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
1 2 (25.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) CommVault
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard