Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 184 136
Rank change year-on-year -8 -48 +20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 60 122 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.95% 1.41% 2.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.29% 5.60% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 51 119 212
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.05%
10th Percentile £41,250 £29,600 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1822 2179 3126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.89% 25.11% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1863 2604
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 25 November 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -20 12 £47,500 - 2
Slough +8 11 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 8 £56,250 -
Wokingham +2 5 £60,000 +140.00%
Maidenhead +8 3 £42,500 -27.66%
Windsor +18 1 £60,000 +50.00%
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (55.00%) SQL
3 33 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
5 28 (46.67%) Windows
6 24 (40.00%) VMware
7 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (36.67%) .NET
9 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (31.67%) C#
11 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
11 19 (31.67%) Windows Server
12 18 (30.00%) Finance
12 18 (30.00%) MVC
12 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
12 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (25.00%) SAP
13 15 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (25.00%) Marketing
13 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (23.33%) Digital Marketing
14 14 (23.33%) IIS
14 14 (23.33%) Programme Management
14 14 (23.33%) Electronics
14 14 (23.33%) Manufacturing
15 13 (21.67%) Firewall

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 14 (23.33%) IIS
2 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
3 8 (13.33%) Apache
3 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) CMS
5 3 (5.00%) Drupal
5 3 (5.00%) EPiServer
5 3 (5.00%) Kentico
5 3 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.67%) Exstream
2 1 (1.67%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.67%) Office 365
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) DNS
1 13 (21.67%) Firewall
2 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (18.33%) Internet
3 11 (18.33%) Intranet
3 11 (18.33%) VLAN
4 9 (15.00%) DHCP
4 9 (15.00%) LAN
4 9 (15.00%) VPN
4 9 (15.00%) WAN
5 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (13.33%) MPLS
5 8 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (5.00%) BGP
6 3 (5.00%) SNMP
7 2 (3.33%) Skype
8 1 (1.67%) FTP
8 1 (1.67%) HTTP
8 1 (1.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (15.00%) MySQL
6 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
9 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (5.00%) Big Data
10 3 (5.00%) Data Lake
10 3 (5.00%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (5.00%) Power BI
10 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
2 18 (30.00%) Finance
3 15 (25.00%) Marketing
4 14 (23.33%) Electronics
4 14 (23.33%) Manufacturing
5 11 (18.33%) Back Office
6 4 (6.67%) Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Front Office
7 1 (1.67%) Games
7 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) Analyst
3 16 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 15 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 15 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 12 (20.00%) Administrator
6 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (15.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 9 (15.00%) Agile Developer
7 9 (15.00%) Senior Agile Developer
7 9 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (13.33%) Linux Support
8 8 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (13.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 8 (13.33%) Senior Linux Support
8 8 (13.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (13.33%) Senior Support Analyst
8 8 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 8 (13.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) .NET
2 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (18.33%) WCF
4 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (15.00%) Entity Framework
6 7 (11.67%) HTML
7 6 (10.00%) CSS
7 6 (10.00%) jQuery
8 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.00%) HTML5
8 3 (5.00%) Java SE
8 3 (5.00%) MDX
8 3 (5.00%) NHibernate
9 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Replication
3 3 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.00%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) iPhone
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (46.67%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (31.67%) Windows Server
5 13 (21.67%) Windows 7
6 12 (20.00%) Linux
6 12 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (18.33%) Windows 10
8 4 (6.67%) Ubuntu
9 3 (5.00%) Unix
10 1 (1.67%) CentOS
10 1 (1.67%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (30.00%) MVC
3 14 (23.33%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (23.33%) Programme Management
4 12 (20.00%) Presales
4 12 (20.00%) Web Development
5 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (15.00%) OO
5 9 (15.00%) OOD
5 9 (15.00%) Process Management
5 9 (15.00%) SOLID
5 9 (15.00%) System Testing
5 9 (15.00%) TDD
6 7 (11.67%) DevOps
7 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) SQL
2 19 (31.67%) C#
3 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.00%) Java
4 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.33%) VC++
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) COBOL
6 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 9 (15.00%) CCNA
2 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.67%) HND
3 1 (1.67%) MCP
3 1 (1.67%) MCSE
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) GAMP
1 3 (5.00%) ISO 22301
1 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.33%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (13.33%) KVM
5 8 (13.33%) Terminal Services
5 8 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (13.33%) XenApp
5 8 (13.33%) XenServer
6 1 (1.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) WSUS
2 8 (13.33%) ZABBIX
3 5 (8.33%) SCCM
4 3 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) Opsview
4 3 (5.00%) vMotion
4 3 (5.00%) WMI
5 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (40.00%) VMware
3 15 (25.00%) SAP
4 8 (13.33%) Cisco
4 8 (13.33%) Citrix
4 8 (13.33%) F5
4 8 (13.33%) McAfee
5 6 (10.00%) Oracle
6 3 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (5.00%) Juniper
6 3 (5.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.67%) Avaya
7 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Infor
7 1 (1.67%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.67%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.67%) WatchGuard