Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 226 129
Rank change year-on-year -8 -97 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 94 139 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.92% 1.15% 2.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 4.13% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 69 121 259
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 2,721 3,362 3,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.56% 27.75% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,188 2,801 3,043
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,050 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.10% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Cambridgeshire +41 27 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Bedfordshire +8 26 £50,000 +42.86%
Hertfordshire -28 20 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Essex 0 18 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Suffolk -4 3 £42,500 -5.56%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 94 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (69.15%) SQL
3 60 (63.83%) Microsoft
4 34 (36.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (31.91%) .NET
6 29 (30.85%) T-SQL
6 29 (30.85%) C#
6 29 (30.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET
9 21 (22.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (21.28%) Windows
10 20 (21.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (20.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (20.21%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (20.21%) CSS
11 19 (20.21%) HTML
11 19 (20.21%) JavaScript
11 19 (20.21%) ETL
12 16 (17.02%) Replication
12 16 (17.02%) Visual Studio
12 16 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (15.96%) Data Analysis
13 15 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (15.96%) Migration
13 15 (15.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (15.96%) Finance
14 14 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development

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 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.26%) IIS
4 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.06%) Infor M3
3 1 (1.06%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (20.21%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.45%) Office 365
4 2 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.06%) npm
5 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) WAN
2 8 (8.51%) SAN
3 7 (7.45%) Network Security
4 6 (6.38%) Firewall
5 2 (2.13%) DNS
5 2 (2.13%) LAN
5 2 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.13%) VPN
5 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.13%) Wireless
6 1 (1.06%) Skype
6 1 (1.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (36.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (30.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (22.34%) SQL Server 2014
6 20 (21.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (20.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (13.83%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
11 9 (9.57%) DTS
12 7 (7.45%) Oracle Database
12 7 (7.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (7.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (6.38%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (6.38%) MariaDB
13 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 14 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.06%) gulp
3 1 (1.06%) jspm
3 1 (1.06%) Moq
3 1 (1.06%) MSTest
3 1 (1.06%) NUnit
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Games
3 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Developer
2 27 (28.72%) DBA
2 27 (28.72%) SQL DBA
3 17 (18.09%) Administrator
4 12 (12.77%) Support Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.51%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (7.45%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.91%) .NET
2 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET
3 19 (20.21%) CSS
3 19 (20.21%) HTML
4 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
5 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (8.51%) EDI
7 7 (7.45%) Flash
8 5 (5.32%) jQuery
9 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.13%) MDX
9 2 (2.13%) REST
9 2 (2.13%) WCF
10 1 (1.06%) Ajax
10 1 (1.06%) JSON
10 1 (1.06%) LESS
10 1 (1.06%) Sass
10 1 (1.06%) Web Services
10 1 (1.06%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Replication
2 12 (12.77%) Client/Server
2 12 (12.77%) Clustering
3 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
4 8 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (7.45%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.32%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (2.13%) BYOD
9 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.13%) NHS
10 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.06%) Fintech
10 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Linux
3 6 (6.38%) Unix
3 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.13%) Android
6 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) ETL
2 16 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (15.96%) Data Analysis
3 15 (15.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (15.96%) Migration
4 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.83%) High Availability
6 11 (11.70%) Coaching
6 11 (11.70%) MVC
7 9 (9.57%) ITIL
7 9 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (9.57%) Scrum
8 8 (8.51%) Data Transformation
8 8 (8.51%) E-business
9 7 (7.45%) Change Management
10 6 (6.38%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.32%) Data Management
11 5 (5.32%) ERP
11 5 (5.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (69.15%) SQL
2 29 (30.85%) C#
2 29 (30.85%) T-SQL
3 19 (20.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.83%) TypeScript
5 5 (5.32%) VB
6 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Degree
1 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) MCP
3 3 (3.19%) CCNA
3 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.19%) MCTS
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.13%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (12.77%) vSphere
2 10 (10.64%) XenApp
3 7 (7.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.13%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 60 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.77%) VMware
3 11 (11.70%) Citrix
4 8 (8.51%) HP
5 7 (7.45%) CA
5 7 (7.45%) Cisco
5 7 (7.45%) CommVault
5 7 (7.45%) EMC
5 7 (7.45%) FalconStor
5 7 (7.45%) McAfee
5 7 (7.45%) Oracle
6 5 (5.32%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.13%) Apple
7 2 (2.13%) Aruba
7 2 (2.13%) Avaya
7 2 (2.13%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.13%) Juniper
7 2 (2.13%) Siemens
7 2 (2.13%) Veeam
8 1 (1.06%) RedGate