The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 88 64
Rank change year-on-year -43 -24  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 102 215 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.97% 2.99% 4.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.13% 10.48% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 94 191 374
Median salary £58,750 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.81% +7.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 the City of London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1663 2052 2894
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 32.13% 28.50% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1513 1822 2538
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,968
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 221 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 162 (73.30%) SQL
3 129 (58.37%) Microsoft
4 115 (52.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 109 (49.32%) T-SQL
6 92 (41.63%) Finance
7 89 (40.27%) Business Intelligence
8 79 (35.75%) Data Warehouse
8 79 (35.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 79 (35.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 78 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 68 (30.77%) Windows
11 57 (25.79%) .NET
12 44 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 43 (19.46%) C#
14 39 (17.65%) MS Excel
14 39 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 37 (16.74%) Windows Server
15 37 (16.74%) ASP.NET
15 37 (16.74%) Banking
16 36 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
17 33 (14.93%) SharePoint
18 32 (14.48%) Active Directory
19 31 (14.03%) SQL Server 2005
19 31 (14.03%) Power BI
20 30 (13.57%) PowerShell
21 27 (12.22%) SQL Server 2014
22 26 (11.76%) Tableau
22 26 (11.76%) ETL
22 26 (11.76%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 33 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 22 (9.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (6.33%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (4.07%) IIS
6 8 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.17%) CMS
7 7 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.90%) Apache
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.90%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) RMDS
3 1 (0.45%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.98%) Office 365
3 3 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.36%) G Suite
3 3 (1.36%) Yammer
4 2 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.24%) DNS
2 14 (6.33%) SAN
3 12 (5.43%) DHCP
4 7 (3.17%) Firewall
5 6 (2.71%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.71%) VPN
6 4 (1.81%) Internet
7 3 (1.36%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.36%) LAN
7 3 (1.36%) SSL
7 3 (1.36%) WAN
8 2 (0.90%) Intranet
8 2 (0.90%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.90%) VLAN
8 2 (0.90%) Wireless
9 1 (0.45%) FTP
9 1 (0.45%) HTTP
9 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.45%) NAS
9 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 115 (52.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (35.75%) Data Warehouse
3 79 (35.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 79 (35.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (14.03%) Power BI
5 31 (14.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (12.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 19 (8.60%) Pentaho
8 16 (7.24%) Relational Database
9 13 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (4.52%) Big Data
10 10 (4.52%) OLAP
10 10 (4.52%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.62%) Data Lake
11 8 (3.62%) MySQL
11 8 (3.62%) NoSQL
11 8 (3.62%) RDBMS
12 7 (3.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.52%) NUnit
4 7 (3.17%) MSTest
5 4 (1.81%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.90%) Subversion
6 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.45%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.45%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 92 (41.63%) Finance
2 37 (16.74%) Banking
3 10 (4.52%) Marketing
4 7 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.71%) Advertising
5 6 (2.71%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.71%) Legal
6 5 (2.26%) Back Office
6 5 (2.26%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.26%) Publishing
6 5 (2.26%) Retail
7 4 (1.81%) Law
8 3 (1.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (53.39%) Developer
2 64 (28.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 60 (27.15%) SQL Developer
4 38 (17.19%) SSIS Developer
5 37 (16.74%) SQL BI Developer
5 37 (16.74%) SSAS Developer
6 35 (15.84%) DBA
7 31 (14.03%) SQL DBA
7 31 (14.03%) SQL Server Developer
8 29 (13.12%) Junior
9 26 (11.76%) .NET Developer
10 25 (11.31%) SQL Server BI Developer
11 24 (10.86%) C# Developer
11 24 (10.86%) Junior Developer
12 23 (10.41%) Business Developer
12 23 (10.41%) Senior Developer
13 22 (9.95%) Junior SQL Developer
13 22 (9.95%) Junior SQL Server Developer
14 21 (9.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
15 20 (9.05%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (25.79%) .NET
2 37 (16.74%) ASP.NET
3 24 (10.86%) HTML
4 20 (9.05%) .NET Framework
5 19 (8.60%) CSS
6 18 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (6.33%) HTML5
8 13 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (5.43%) WCF
10 11 (4.98%) jQuery
11 9 (4.07%) Ajax
11 9 (4.07%) Entity Framework
11 9 (4.07%) XML
12 8 (3.62%) AngularJS
13 7 (3.17%) ADO.NET
14 6 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 6 (2.71%) CSS3
15 5 (2.26%) LINQ to SQL
15 5 (2.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.88%) Clustering
3 12 (5.43%) Replication
4 10 (4.52%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.52%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.26%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.36%) Fintech
9 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.90%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.90%) Spread Betting
9 2 (0.90%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.90%) User Experience
10 1 (0.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 68 (30.77%) Windows
2 44 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (16.74%) Windows Server
5 18 (8.14%) Linux
6 12 (5.43%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.71%) Windows 10
7 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.36%) CentOS
9 3 (1.36%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (40.27%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.76%) ETL
4 24 (10.86%) Migration
4 24 (10.86%) MVC
5 22 (9.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (9.50%) ITIL
7 15 (6.79%) Configuration Management
7 15 (6.79%) High Availability
8 14 (6.33%) Mentoring
9 13 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (5.88%) TDD
10 12 (5.43%) DevOps
11 11 (4.98%) Mathematics
12 10 (4.52%) Application Packaging
12 10 (4.52%) Data Management
12 10 (4.52%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.52%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.07%) Problem Management
13 9 (4.07%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 162 (73.30%) SQL
2 109 (49.32%) T-SQL
3 43 (19.46%) C#
4 30 (13.57%) PowerShell
5 26 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.43%) VBA
7 7 (3.17%) Java
8 6 (2.71%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.71%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.26%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.81%) PHP
10 4 (1.81%) VB
11 3 (1.36%) PHP 5
11 3 (1.36%) Python
12 1 (0.45%) C
12 1 (0.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.60%) Degree
2 11 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.36%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.36%) MCP
3 3 (1.36%) MCPD
3 3 (1.36%) MCTS
4 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.90%) MCSA
4 2 (0.90%) MCT
4 2 (0.90%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.43%) QA
2 9 (4.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (14.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.33%) XenApp
3 10 (4.52%) XenDesktop
4 7 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.26%) XenServer
6 4 (1.81%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.81%) vSphere
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.62%) SCCM
2 4 (1.81%) Control-M
3 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.90%) SCOM
3 2 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.45%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.45%) PaperCut
4 1 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.45%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 129 (58.37%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.76%) Tableau
3 20 (9.05%) Oracle
4 19 (8.60%) Cognos
5 16 (7.24%) Citrix
6 12 (5.43%) Bloomberg
6 12 (5.43%) Reuters
7 11 (4.98%) VMware
8 10 (4.52%) Cisco
9 9 (4.07%) HP
10 7 (3.17%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.71%) EMC
12 5 (2.26%) Riverbed
12 5 (2.26%) SAP
13 4 (1.81%) AppDynamics
13 4 (1.81%) Telerik
13 4 (1.81%) Xamarin
14 3 (1.36%) Google
14 3 (1.36%) Sitecore
15 2 (0.90%) ProCurve
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