Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 171 163
Rank change year-on-year -61 -8 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 39 103 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.56% 1.45% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.92% 5.46% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 37 99 179
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,250 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £60,000 £59,000
South East median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +12.50%

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 2,029 1,885 2,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.03% 26.59% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,697 1,581 2,548
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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
Maidenhead -15 13 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Reading -17 13 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Slough -12 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Bracknell -1 2 £60,000 -
Newbury -24 1 £37,500 +1.35% 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (84.62%) SQL
3 22 (56.41%) Windows
3 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 17 (43.59%) ITIL
5 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (35.90%) .NET
7 13 (33.33%) High Availability
8 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
9 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (23.08%) T-SQL
10 9 (23.08%) MCSA
10 9 (23.08%) MCTS
10 9 (23.08%) MCITP
11 8 (20.51%) Degree
11 8 (20.51%) WAN
12 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
12 7 (17.95%) C#
12 7 (17.95%) SCCM
12 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (17.95%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (15.38%) Office 365
13 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010

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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (15.38%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.38%) Office 365
3 5 (12.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (10.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) WAN
2 5 (12.82%) Intranet
3 4 (10.26%) Broadband
3 4 (10.26%) Internet
4 3 (7.69%) SAN
4 3 (7.69%) Skype
5 2 (5.13%) NAS
6 1 (2.56%) 4G
6 1 (2.56%) Converged Networks
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) DNS
6 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
8 2 (5.13%) Power BI
8 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.56%) Big Data
9 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
9 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.56%) MS Access
9 1 (2.56%) MySQL
9 1 (2.56%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MSBuild
1 2 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Electronics
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) DBA
2 11 (28.21%) SQL DBA
3 7 (17.95%) Administrator
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Developer
4 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Database Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Junior
7 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
3 5 (12.82%) Ajax
3 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.82%) CSS
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (10.26%) HTML5
4 4 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (10.26%) WCF
5 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.56%) MDX
6 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (12.82%) Clustering
3 5 (12.82%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
3 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL
2 13 (33.33%) High Availability
3 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (15.38%) Business Development
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) MVC
5 5 (12.82%) Network Management
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.82%) Presales
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
5 5 (12.82%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
6 4 (10.26%) OO
6 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.69%) CRM
7 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 7 (17.95%) C#
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) VB6
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.08%) MCITP
2 9 (23.08%) MCSA
2 9 (23.08%) MCTS
3 8 (20.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Terminal Server
3 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
2 4 (10.26%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Proofpoint
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) RedGate
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com