Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 147 127
Rank change year-on-year -95 -20 -49
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 137 247 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.06% 2.01% 2.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 7.05% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 107 207 297
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £65,000
England 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 the East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,700 3,503 3,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.63% 28.44% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,049 2,926 3,291
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 22 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
Hertfordshire 0 51 £52,500 +15.38% 1
Essex -33 32 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Cambridgeshire -41 25 £33,500 -4.29% 2
Norfolk 0 14 £22,500 -41.56%
Bedfordshire +11 10 £46,056 +15.14% 6
Suffolk -36 5 £40,000 -6.98%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 137 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 101 (73.72%) SQL
3 79 (57.66%) Microsoft
4 55 (40.15%) Windows
5 49 (35.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (34.31%) .NET
7 45 (32.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 41 (29.93%) C#
9 37 (27.01%) T-SQL
9 37 (27.01%) ITIL
10 36 (26.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (21.90%) JavaScript
12 29 (21.17%) ASP.NET
12 29 (21.17%) Windows 7
12 29 (21.17%) Windows Server
13 28 (20.44%) Microsoft Excel
14 27 (19.71%) CSS
14 27 (19.71%) HTML
14 27 (19.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (18.25%) PowerShell
17 23 (16.79%) SQL Server 2005
17 23 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (16.79%) Active Directory
17 23 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (16.06%) MVC
18 22 (16.06%) Visual Studio
19 21 (15.33%) Finance
20 20 (14.60%) jQuery

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 17 (12.41%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (20.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.46%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.46%) Revit
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) assyst
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.38%) Office 365
4 1 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.73%) IaaS
4 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.95%) DNS
1 15 (10.95%) Firewall
2 10 (7.30%) SAN
2 10 (7.30%) WAN
3 8 (5.84%) FTP
3 8 (5.84%) VoIP
4 6 (4.38%) Network Security
4 6 (4.38%) VLAN
4 6 (4.38%) VPN
5 5 (3.65%) Ethernet
5 5 (3.65%) LAN
5 5 (3.65%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.92%) DHCP
6 4 (2.92%) Internet
6 4 (2.92%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.19%) NAS
8 2 (1.46%) IMAP
8 2 (1.46%) SMTP
9 1 (0.73%) IPv4
9 1 (0.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (35.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (32.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (26.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (19.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (16.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (12.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (8.76%) MySQL
9 9 (6.57%) GIS
10 8 (5.84%) Oracle Database
10 8 (5.84%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (5.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (5.84%) Relational Database
11 7 (5.11%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (4.38%) Power BI
13 5 (3.65%) Geospatial Data
14 4 (2.92%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (2.92%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 22 (16.06%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.46%) Subversion
3 2 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.73%) AutoIt
General
1 21 (15.33%) Finance
2 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.19%) Advertising
3 3 (2.19%) Games
4 2 (1.46%) Automotive
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (31.39%) Developer
2 35 (25.55%) DBA
3 32 (23.36%) SQL DBA
4 23 (16.79%) Administrator
5 19 (13.87%) Analyst
6 16 (11.68%) Applications Support
7 15 (10.95%) .NET Developer
7 15 (10.95%) SQL Developer
8 14 (10.22%) Applications Support Analyst
8 14 (10.22%) Support Analyst
9 10 (7.30%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.57%) Applications Developer
10 9 (6.57%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (6.57%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.84%) Service Desk Engineer
12 7 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (4.38%) Applications Engineer
13 6 (4.38%) Applications Support Engineer
13 6 (4.38%) C# Developer
13 6 (4.38%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (34.31%) .NET
2 29 (21.17%) ASP.NET
3 27 (19.71%) CSS
3 27 (19.71%) HTML
4 20 (14.60%) jQuery
5 19 (13.87%) Web Services
6 12 (8.76%) Ajax
6 12 (8.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (7.30%) .NET Framework
9 9 (6.57%) CSS3
9 9 (6.57%) HTML5
10 8 (5.84%) REST
10 8 (5.84%) WCF
11 7 (5.11%) XML
12 6 (4.38%) SOAP
13 5 (3.65%) Flash
14 4 (2.92%) Entity Framework
14 4 (2.92%) LINQ
14 4 (2.92%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.41%) Replication
3 13 (9.49%) Clustering
4 5 (3.65%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.65%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.65%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.92%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.19%) User Experience
7 2 (1.46%) Fintech
7 2 (1.46%) W3C
8 1 (0.73%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.73%) FMCG
8 1 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 55 (40.15%) Windows
2 29 (21.17%) Windows 7
2 29 (21.17%) Windows Server
3 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.03%) Linux
6 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.65%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.92%) Unix
8 4 (2.92%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.01%) ITIL
2 23 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (16.06%) MVC
4 13 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (9.49%) Proactive Monitoring
5 12 (8.76%) Change Management
6 11 (8.03%) ETL
6 11 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (7.30%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (7.30%) Scrum
8 9 (6.57%) High Availability
8 9 (6.57%) Mathematics
9 8 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.84%) Hardware Maintenance
9 8 (5.84%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.84%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.11%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (73.72%) SQL
2 41 (29.93%) C#
3 37 (27.01%) T-SQL
4 30 (21.90%) JavaScript
5 25 (18.25%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.57%) C
6 9 (6.57%) Delphi
6 9 (6.57%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.65%) Java
7 5 (3.65%) VBScript
8 3 (2.19%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.46%) PHP
10 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.73%) Perl
10 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.73%) Python
10 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (10.95%) Degree
2 14 (10.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.84%) MCITP
6 7 (5.11%) MCTS
7 5 (3.65%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.65%) MCP
8 4 (2.92%) A+ Certification
8 4 (2.92%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.19%) CCNA
9 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.19%) MCSA
9 3 (2.19%) MCSE
9 3 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.46%) CCNP
10 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.73%) CCA
11 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.73%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (16.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.57%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.11%) XenApp
5 6 (4.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.73%) NFS
6 1 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) SCCM
2 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.73%) PowerCLI
2 1 (0.73%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.73%) Simpana
2 1 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (57.66%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.41%) VMware
3 12 (8.76%) Citrix
4 10 (7.30%) HP
4 10 (7.30%) Oracle
5 9 (6.57%) Embarcadero
6 6 (4.38%) Cisco
6 6 (4.38%) CommVault
6 6 (4.38%) EMC
6 6 (4.38%) McAfee
6 6 (4.38%) WorldPay
7 5 (3.65%) CA
7 5 (3.65%) ESRI
7 5 (3.65%) FalconStor
8 4 (2.92%) NetApp
8 4 (2.92%) Xamarin
9 3 (2.19%) Telerik
10 2 (1.46%) Google
10 2 (1.46%) Symantec
10 2 (1.46%) Veeam