The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 160 122
Rank change year-on-year +6 -38  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 56 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.92% 1.24% 2.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.43% 4.75% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30 56 104
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 875 1180 1396
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 26.77% 26.21% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 722 1060 1124
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Slough +20 17 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Reading +22 6 £41,250 -8.33% 4
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (71.08%) SQL
3 45 (54.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (53.01%) Microsoft
5 42 (50.60%) Windows
6 37 (44.58%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (37.35%) .NET
7 31 (37.35%) Active Directory
7 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (37.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (36.14%) Linux
9 29 (34.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (33.73%) Firewall
10 28 (33.73%) DNS
11 26 (31.33%) DHCP
12 25 (30.12%) Back Office
13 24 (28.92%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (28.92%) MS Exchange
13 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
14 21 (25.30%) Finance
15 20 (24.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (24.10%) VMware
16 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (22.89%) C#
17 18 (21.69%) T-SQL
18 17 (20.48%) TCP/IP
19 16 (19.28%) SAP
19 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET
19 16 (19.28%) Mentoring

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 24 (28.92%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.66%) Apache
2 13 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (15.66%) Tomcat
3 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.84%) IIS
4 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
5 8 (9.64%) CMS
5 8 (9.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (8.43%) Drupal
6 7 (8.43%) EPiServer
6 7 (8.43%) Kentico
7 6 (7.23%) SAS
8 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
10 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (16.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Office 365
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.73%) DNS
1 28 (33.73%) Firewall
2 26 (31.33%) DHCP
3 17 (20.48%) TCP/IP
4 13 (15.66%) SAN
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco PIX
5 12 (14.46%) LAN
5 12 (14.46%) MPLS
5 12 (14.46%) NAS
5 12 (14.46%) Remote Desktop
5 12 (14.46%) SMTP
5 12 (14.46%) VLAN
5 12 (14.46%) VPN
5 12 (14.46%) WAN
6 11 (13.25%) Network Security
6 11 (13.25%) SNMP
6 11 (13.25%) VoIP
7 5 (6.02%) Internet
7 5 (6.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (54.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (34.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (24.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (16.87%) MySQL
7 13 (15.66%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (15.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (13.25%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (10.84%) Relational Database
10 6 (7.23%) Base SAS
10 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (7.23%) SAS EBI
11 5 (6.02%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (6.02%) Power BI
12 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
13 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (3.61%) PerformancePoint
13 3 (3.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) WinDbg
2 10 (12.05%) Visual Studio
3 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.43%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.20%) JIRA
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (30.12%) Back Office
2 21 (25.30%) Finance
3 14 (16.87%) Electronics
3 14 (16.87%) Manufacturing
3 14 (16.87%) Marketing
3 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
4 8 (9.64%) Banking
5 4 (4.82%) Legal
5 4 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.41%) Retail
8 1 (1.20%) Front Office
8 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Developer
2 16 (19.28%) Administrator
3 15 (18.07%) Analyst
4 14 (16.87%) Linux Administrator
4 14 (16.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 14 (16.87%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (14.46%) Linux Support
5 12 (14.46%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (14.46%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 12 (14.46%) Senior Linux Support
5 12 (14.46%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (14.46%) Senior Support Analyst
5 12 (14.46%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 12 (14.46%) SQL Developer
5 12 (14.46%) Support Analyst
5 12 (14.46%) Systems Support Analyst
6 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) DevOps Administrator
7 8 (9.64%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 8 (9.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.35%) .NET
2 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.25%) CSS
3 11 (13.25%) HTML
4 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (10.84%) jQuery
4 9 (10.84%) Web Services
5 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (8.43%) WCF
7 3 (3.61%) MDX
7 3 (3.61%) MSMQ
7 3 (3.61%) WSDL
7 3 (3.61%) XML
8 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.20%) Ajax
9 1 (1.20%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.20%) LAMP
9 1 (1.20%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.02%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.61%) Fintech
3 3 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.20%) LIMS
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.60%) Windows
2 31 (37.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (36.14%) Linux
4 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
6 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.23%) Unix
8 5 (6.02%) Windows 10
8 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.02%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.61%) CentOS
9 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.41%) Solaris
11 1 (1.20%) Fedora
11 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (19.28%) Mentoring
3 14 (16.87%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (16.87%) High Availability
3 14 (16.87%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (16.87%) Programme Management
4 11 (13.25%) ETL
5 9 (10.84%) MVC
6 8 (9.64%) DevOps
7 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.02%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.02%) Project Management
9 4 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.82%) CRM
9 4 (4.82%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.82%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (3.61%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.61%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.61%) Security Management
10 3 (3.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 59 (71.08%) SQL
2 19 (22.89%) C#
3 18 (21.69%) T-SQL
4 13 (15.66%) PowerShell
5 11 (13.25%) VBScript
6 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.64%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.02%) Java
8 5 (6.02%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.61%) C++
10 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (28.92%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (15.66%) CCNA
3 12 (14.46%) MCSE
3 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (13.25%) CCNP
4 11 (13.25%) CCVP
5 8 (9.64%) Degree
6 5 (6.02%) CCSP
7 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.41%) HND
7 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) CISA
8 1 (1.20%) CISSP
8 1 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (13.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.82%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.61%) IFRS
3 3 (3.61%) IFRS 9
3 3 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (37.35%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (16.87%) XenServer
4 13 (15.66%) Hyper-V
5 12 (14.46%) KVM
5 12 (14.46%) Terminal Services
5 12 (14.46%) VMware Workstation
5 12 (14.46%) XenApp
6 11 (13.25%) ISA Server
7 4 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) WSUS
1 12 (14.46%) ZABBIX
2 3 (3.61%) Puppet
3 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.20%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.20%) SCCM
4 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (53.01%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.10%) VMware
3 16 (19.28%) SAP
4 12 (14.46%) Cisco
4 12 (14.46%) Citrix
4 12 (14.46%) F5
4 12 (14.46%) McAfee
5 11 (13.25%) Dell
5 11 (13.25%) HP
6 10 (12.05%) Oracle
7 8 (9.64%) Sitecore
8 3 (3.61%) IBM
9 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.41%) Sun
10 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.20%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.20%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.20%) Mitel
10 1 (1.20%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
Reading, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago