Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 131 115
Rank change year-on-year -92 -16 -42
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 126 285 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.06% 2.17% 2.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.79% 7.95% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 110 254 360
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% - +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 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 3326 3586 4403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.91% 27.27% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2764 3020 3785
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
Hertfordshire -43 52 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Essex -23 30 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Bedfordshire +17 18 £35,000 -17.65%
Cambridgeshire -63 14 £50,000 +25.00%
Norfolk +19 6 £32,500 -16.67% 1
Suffolk +2 6 £45,000 +28.57%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 126 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 101 (80.16%) SQL
3 64 (50.79%) Microsoft
4 52 (41.27%) Windows
5 51 (40.48%) .NET
5 51 (40.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (38.10%) C#
7 39 (30.95%) T-SQL
8 38 (30.16%) MVC
9 37 (29.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 37 (29.37%) Windows Server
10 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (25.40%) Active Directory
12 30 (23.81%) ASP.NET
12 30 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 29 (23.02%) Citrix
14 28 (22.22%) HTML
14 28 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (20.63%) Firewall
15 26 (20.63%) VMware
15 26 (20.63%) ITIL
15 26 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (19.84%) Windows 7
16 25 (19.84%) VBScript
16 25 (19.84%) Disaster Recovery
17 24 (19.05%) Change Management
17 24 (19.05%) MS Exchange
17 24 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 23 (18.25%) Team Foundation Server

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 24 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 20 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (12.70%) IIS
5 2 (1.59%) Apache
5 2 (1.59%) CMS
5 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.59%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.76%) assyst
3 3 (2.38%) FastStats
4 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.79%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) SaaS
2 6 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (4.76%) IaaS
3 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.17%) Office 365
5 3 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.59%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.63%) Firewall
2 21 (16.67%) SAN
3 19 (15.08%) DNS
3 19 (15.08%) VoIP
4 18 (14.29%) DHCP
4 18 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 12 (9.52%) WAN
6 10 (7.94%) LAN
7 9 (7.14%) VLAN
7 9 (7.14%) VPN
7 9 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (3.97%) MPLS
9 2 (1.59%) Internet
9 2 (1.59%) Network Security
10 1 (0.79%) IMAP
10 1 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (40.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (29.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (12.70%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (7.94%) MongoDB
8 10 (7.94%) QlikView
8 10 (7.94%) Relational Database
9 9 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (7.14%) OLAP
10 6 (4.76%) DTS
10 6 (4.76%) MySQL
10 6 (4.76%) OLTP
11 5 (3.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.97%) RDBMS
11 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (3.17%) Big Data
12 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (18.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (13.49%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.59%) JIRA
3 2 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Marketing
3 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (45.24%) Developer
2 19 (15.08%) .NET Developer
3 17 (13.49%) C# Developer
4 16 (12.70%) Analyst
5 14 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 11 (8.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) DBA
6 11 (8.73%) SQL DBA
7 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (7.14%) Applications Support
8 9 (7.14%) Consultant
8 9 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
8 9 (7.14%) Information Security Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Security Consultant
8 9 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (40.48%) .NET
2 30 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 28 (22.22%) HTML
4 26 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (18.25%) CSS
6 21 (16.67%) Web Services
7 20 (15.87%) jQuery
8 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (12.70%) .NET Framework
9 16 (12.70%) HTML5
10 14 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (10.32%) AngularJS
12 11 (8.73%) Entity Framework
12 11 (8.73%) Node.js
12 11 (8.73%) WCF
13 10 (7.94%) CSS3
14 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (5.56%) REST
15 7 (5.56%) SOAP
15 7 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.73%) Replication
3 9 (7.14%) User Experience
4 5 (3.97%) Fintech
5 3 (2.38%) BBC
5 3 (2.38%) Clustering
5 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.38%) FMCG
5 3 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.38%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.38%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.59%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (41.27%) Windows
2 37 (29.37%) Windows Server
3 26 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (19.84%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.76%) Linux
7 6 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.17%) Android
8 4 (3.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.16%) MVC
2 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.63%) ITIL
4 25 (19.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (19.05%) Change Management
6 18 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (14.29%) ETL
6 18 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 16 (12.70%) ITIL V3
8 15 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (11.11%) Web Development
10 12 (9.52%) Data Protection
10 12 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 12 (9.52%) SDLC
11 11 (8.73%) High Availability
11 11 (8.73%) Information Security
12 10 (7.94%) Data Integration
12 10 (7.94%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (7.14%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (80.16%) SQL
2 48 (38.10%) C#
3 39 (30.95%) T-SQL
4 25 (19.84%) VBScript
5 23 (18.25%) JavaScript
6 22 (17.46%) PowerShell
7 12 (9.52%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.38%) VB
9 2 (1.59%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.79%) Java
10 1 (0.79%) Python
10 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (11.90%) CCAA
2 15 (11.90%) CCNA
2 15 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (11.90%) Citrix Certification
2 15 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (11.11%) MCTS
4 12 (9.52%) Degree
4 12 (9.52%) MCP
5 8 (6.35%) MCSA
6 7 (5.56%) MCSE
7 6 (4.76%) CISSP
8 3 (2.38%) MCITP
9 2 (1.59%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 9 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 9 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 9 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.76%) SLA
4 5 (3.97%) QA
5 3 (2.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 32 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 22 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (15.08%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.76%) vSphere
5 5 (3.97%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.79%) Oozie
2 1 (0.79%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.79%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (50.79%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.02%) Citrix
3 26 (20.63%) VMware
4 21 (16.67%) HP
5 18 (14.29%) Cisco
6 15 (11.90%) SonicWALL
7 6 (4.76%) JD Edwards
7 6 (4.76%) Oracle
8 5 (3.97%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.59%) CA
9 2 (1.59%) CommVault
9 2 (1.59%) EMC
9 2 (1.59%) FalconStor
9 2 (1.59%) McAfee
9 2 (1.59%) Sage
9 2 (1.59%) SAP
10 1 (0.79%) arcserve
10 1 (0.79%) Cognos