Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 144 117
Rank change year-on-year -89 -27 -46
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 119 263 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.00% 2.12% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.51% 7.63% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 108 220 306
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.83% -3.89% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23,500 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,900 £63,750 £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 3,386 3,445 4,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.50% 27.78% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,835 2,884 3,538
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £26,425
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 January 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 19 January 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 -25 49 £55,000 +15.79% 8
Essex -37 26 £40,000 -17.95% 3
Cambridgeshire -36 22 £35,000 -9.68% 3
Bedfordshire +26 12 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Suffolk -16 6 £38,750 -9.88% 2
Norfolk +6 4 £22,500 -40.00% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 87 (73.11%) SQL
3 64 (53.78%) Microsoft
4 59 (49.58%) Windows
5 50 (42.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (31.93%) Windows Server
7 37 (31.09%) .NET
8 36 (30.25%) Active Directory
8 36 (30.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (29.41%) C#
10 33 (27.73%) HTML
11 32 (26.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (26.89%) Windows 7
12 30 (25.21%) T-SQL
13 28 (23.53%) CSS
13 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (22.69%) JavaScript
14 27 (22.69%) MVC
15 25 (21.01%) Change Management
15 25 (21.01%) Firewall
15 25 (21.01%) ASP.NET
15 25 (21.01%) VMware
15 25 (21.01%) PowerShell
16 24 (20.17%) ITIL
17 23 (19.33%) DNS
17 23 (19.33%) .NET Framework
17 23 (19.33%) jQuery
17 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (18.49%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (18.49%) MS Exchange

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 22 (18.49%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (7.56%) IIS
4 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.68%) Apache
6 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.68%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.68%) Revit
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.20%) assyst
3 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.84%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.72%) Office 365
3 7 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.20%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (4.20%) IaaS
4 5 (4.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.01%) Firewall
2 23 (19.33%) DNS
3 18 (15.13%) VoIP
4 15 (12.61%) SAN
5 12 (10.08%) DHCP
5 12 (10.08%) iSCSI
5 12 (10.08%) WAN
6 10 (8.40%) LAN
7 9 (7.56%) VLAN
7 9 (7.56%) VPN
8 8 (6.72%) FTP
9 5 (4.20%) Ethernet
9 5 (4.20%) Internet
9 5 (4.20%) MPLS
9 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.52%) IMAP
11 3 (2.52%) SMTP
12 2 (1.68%) Network Security
13 1 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (42.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 36 (30.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (9.24%) MySQL
8 10 (8.40%) Relational Database
9 8 (6.72%) GIS
10 6 (5.04%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (5.04%) MongoDB
11 5 (4.20%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database
11 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (3.36%) MariaDB
12 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (18.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.68%) Subversion
3 2 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 18 (15.13%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.68%) Automotive
3 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (29.41%) Developer
2 18 (15.13%) Analyst
3 17 (14.29%) DBA
4 16 (13.45%) SQL DBA
5 14 (11.76%) Applications Support
6 13 (10.92%) .NET Developer
7 12 (10.08%) Administrator
7 12 (10.08%) Applications Support Analyst
7 12 (10.08%) Support Analyst
8 11 (9.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (8.40%) Senior Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Support Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) Agile Development Manager
11 8 (6.72%) Applications Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) C# Developer
11 8 (6.72%) Development Manager
11 8 (6.72%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (6.72%) Service Desk Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) Software Development Manager
11 8 (6.72%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.09%) .NET
2 33 (27.73%) HTML
3 28 (23.53%) CSS
4 25 (21.01%) ASP.NET
5 23 (19.33%) .NET Framework
5 23 (19.33%) jQuery
6 21 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (13.45%) WCF
9 15 (12.61%) HTML5
10 14 (11.76%) Web Services
11 13 (10.92%) Ajax
11 13 (10.92%) XML
12 12 (10.08%) Entity Framework
13 9 (7.56%) CSS3
14 8 (6.72%) LINQ
14 8 (6.72%) LINQ to SQL
15 5 (4.20%) Node.js
16 4 (3.36%) JSON
16 4 (3.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.40%) Replication
3 6 (5.04%) Fintech
4 5 (4.20%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.36%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.36%) User Experience
6 3 (2.52%) Clustering
6 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.52%) FMCG
7 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.68%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.68%) W3C
8 1 (0.84%) BBC
8 1 (0.84%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (49.58%) Windows
2 38 (31.93%) Windows Server
3 32 (26.89%) Windows 7
3 32 (26.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.56%) Windows 8
6 8 (6.72%) Linux
7 6 (5.04%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.36%) Unix
9 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.69%) MVC
3 25 (21.01%) Change Management
4 24 (20.17%) ITIL
5 16 (13.45%) Problem Management
6 15 (12.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (8.40%) API Development
7 10 (8.40%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.40%) SDLC
8 8 (6.72%) Hardware Maintenance
8 8 (6.72%) ITIL V3
8 8 (6.72%) Scrum
8 8 (6.72%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.72%) Web Application Development
9 7 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
10 6 (5.04%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.04%) ETL
10 6 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (73.11%) SQL
2 35 (29.41%) C#
3 30 (25.21%) T-SQL
4 27 (22.69%) JavaScript
5 25 (21.01%) PowerShell
6 14 (11.76%) VBScript
7 6 (5.04%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.68%) PHP
8 2 (1.68%) Python
9 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.84%) C
9 1 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.84%) Delphi
9 1 (0.84%) Java
9 1 (0.84%) Perl
9 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.84%) VB
9 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.08%) SC Cleared
2 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.24%) MCTS
4 9 (7.56%) MCP
5 8 (6.72%) CCAA
5 8 (6.72%) CCNA
5 8 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.72%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (6.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (5.88%) Degree
7 5 (4.20%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.20%) MCITP
8 2 (1.68%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.68%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.84%) CISSP
9 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.84%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.84%) MCSA
9 1 (0.84%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) SLA
2 5 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (3.36%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.52%) QA
5 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (30.25%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.13%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.04%) vSphere
5 5 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) SCCM
2 1 (0.84%) Oozie
2 1 (0.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (53.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.01%) VMware
3 22 (18.49%) Citrix
4 15 (12.61%) HP
5 11 (9.24%) Cisco
6 8 (6.72%) Oracle
6 8 (6.72%) SonicWALL
7 5 (4.20%) ESRI
8 4 (3.36%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.68%) Adobe
9 2 (1.68%) CA
9 2 (1.68%) CommVault
9 2 (1.68%) EMC
9 2 (1.68%) FalconStor
9 2 (1.68%) Google
9 2 (1.68%) McAfee
9 2 (1.68%) Sage
9 2 (1.68%) SAP
9 2 (1.68%) WorldPay
9 2 (1.68%) Xamarin