Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 147 114
Rank change year-on-year +23 -33 -38
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 16 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.93% 0.57% 2.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.81% 1.69% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 45
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +34.33% -16.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,650 £45,375 £50,600
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 747 948 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 33.08% 33.86% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 629 815 785
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -0.62%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.95%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +13 14 £45,000 - 2
Aylesbury - 3 £45,000 -
High Wycombe +6 1 £37,500 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) ITIL
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (38.10%) MCSA
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (28.57%) Degree
8 6 (28.57%) SCCM
9 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
9 5 (23.81%) Office 365
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (23.81%) MCITP
9 5 (23.81%) Migration
9 5 (23.81%) MCSE
9 5 (23.81%) Project Management
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (19.05%) Citrix
10 4 (19.05%) Firewall
10 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
10 4 (19.05%) DHCP
10 4 (19.05%) DNS
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (19.05%) Finance

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) Office 365
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) IPsec
2 3 (14.29%) MPLS
2 3 (14.29%) PPTP
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.76%) DTS
7 1 (4.76%) Power BI
7 1 (4.76%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) DBA
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) SQL DBA
4 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) WCF
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) High Availability
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) MVVM
6 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) MCSA
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 5 (23.81%) MCITP
4 5 (23.81%) MCSE
5 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCCM
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Infor
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) RedGate