Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 165 114
Rank change year-on-year -58 -51 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 143 227 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.18% 1.82% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.16% 6.45% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 101 187 333
East of England median annual salary £46,056 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,500 £31,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 3,436 3,518 3,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.28% 28.18% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,796 2,920 3,194
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,113 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -5 43 £51,250 +13.89% 5
Cambridgeshire -9 32 £37,000 +2.07% 2
Essex -15 29 £40,000 -27.27%
Bedfordshire +17 26 £50,000 +36.99% 5
Norfolk -3 10 - -
Suffolk -18 3 £52,500 +19.32% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 143 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 93 (65.03%) SQL
3 85 (59.44%) Microsoft
4 50 (34.97%) .NET
5 48 (33.57%) Windows
5 48 (33.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (32.17%) C#
7 43 (30.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (25.87%) T-SQL
8 37 (25.87%) JavaScript
9 36 (25.17%) ITIL
9 36 (25.17%) ASP.NET
10 35 (24.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (20.98%) Visual Studio
11 30 (20.98%) HTML
12 29 (20.28%) SQL Server 2014
13 28 (19.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (19.58%) CSS
14 25 (17.48%) MVC
15 23 (16.08%) Replication
16 22 (15.38%) VMware
16 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
17 21 (14.69%) Finance
17 21 (14.69%) Citrix
18 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Excel
18 20 (13.99%) MS Exchange
18 20 (13.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (13.99%) Windows 7
19 19 (13.29%) Degree

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 20 (13.99%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.40%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.50%) Office 365
4 3 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.10%) IaaS
4 3 (2.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.29%) SAN
2 16 (11.19%) Firewall
2 16 (11.19%) WAN
3 15 (10.49%) Network Security
4 7 (4.90%) DNS
5 3 (2.10%) DHCP
5 3 (2.10%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.10%) NAS
5 3 (2.10%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (2.10%) VPN
6 2 (1.40%) LAN
6 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.40%) VoIP
6 2 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.40%) Wireless
7 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.70%) FTP
7 1 (0.70%) IPv4
7 1 (0.70%) SMS
7 1 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (33.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 43 (30.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (24.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (20.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 28 (19.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (13.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (8.39%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (6.99%) MySQL
11 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database
11 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (4.20%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
13 5 (3.50%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (3.50%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (3.50%) MariaDB
13 5 (3.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (20.98%) Visual Studio
2 17 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.70%) AutoIt
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (14.69%) Finance
2 13 (9.09%) Games
3 4 (2.80%) Advertising
4 3 (2.10%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Automotive
5 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (39.16%) Developer
2 32 (22.38%) DBA
3 30 (20.98%) SQL DBA
4 20 (13.99%) Support Engineer
5 18 (12.59%) .NET Developer
5 18 (12.59%) Administrator
5 18 (12.59%) SQL Developer
6 16 (11.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (9.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (8.39%) Analyst
9 11 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (7.69%) C# Developer
10 10 (6.99%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Software Developer
11 9 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (6.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (6.29%) Wintel Engineer
12 8 (5.59%) Cisco Engineer
12 8 (5.59%) CRM Developer
12 8 (5.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (34.97%) .NET
2 36 (25.17%) ASP.NET
3 30 (20.98%) HTML
4 28 (19.58%) CSS
5 16 (11.19%) AngularJS
6 14 (9.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (9.79%) Flash
6 14 (9.79%) jQuery
6 14 (9.79%) Web Services
7 8 (5.59%) EDI
8 7 (4.90%) HTML5
9 5 (3.50%) Ajax
9 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.50%) MDX
9 5 (3.50%) REST
10 4 (2.80%) CSS3
11 3 (2.10%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.10%) LESS
11 3 (2.10%) WCF
12 2 (1.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.08%) Replication
2 17 (11.89%) Clustering
3 14 (9.79%) Data Centre
3 14 (9.79%) EMC VMAX
4 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.59%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (4.20%) Driving Licence
6 6 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.80%) User Experience
8 3 (2.10%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.40%) BYOD
9 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.40%) NHS
10 1 (0.70%) CMDB
10 1 (0.70%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.57%) Windows
2 20 (13.99%) Windows 7
3 16 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (10.49%) Windows Server
5 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (9.09%) Linux
7 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.20%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.50%) Unix
8 5 (3.50%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.40%) Android
10 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.17%) ITIL
2 25 (17.48%) MVC
3 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.89%) ETL
5 16 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (11.19%) Scrum
6 14 (9.79%) Migration
6 14 (9.79%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (9.09%) High Availability
8 12 (8.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (6.29%) Coaching
9 9 (6.29%) CRM
9 9 (6.29%) Data Analysis
10 8 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.59%) Data Transformation
10 8 (5.59%) E-business
10 8 (5.59%) Mathematics
10 8 (5.59%) Proactive Monitoring
11 7 (4.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (65.03%) SQL
2 46 (32.17%) C#
3 37 (25.87%) JavaScript
3 37 (25.87%) T-SQL
4 18 (12.59%) PowerShell
5 14 (9.79%) TypeScript
6 8 (5.59%) C
6 8 (5.59%) Delphi
7 5 (3.50%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.80%) Java
8 4 (2.80%) VBScript
9 1 (0.70%) PHP
9 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (13.29%) Degree
2 9 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.90%) MCP
3 7 (4.90%) MCTS
3 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.20%) A+ Certification
4 6 (4.20%) CCNA
4 6 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.20%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (2.10%) MCITP
5 3 (2.10%) MCSA
5 3 (2.10%) MCSE
5 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.40%) CCNP
6 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.70%) CCA
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) SLA
2 7 (4.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 18 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (12.59%) vSphere
2 17 (11.89%) XenApp
3 14 (9.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.70%) NFS
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) SCCM
2 2 (1.40%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.40%) Puppet
2 2 (1.40%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.70%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.70%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.70%) Simpana
3 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (59.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.38%) VMware
3 21 (14.69%) Citrix
4 19 (13.29%) HP
5 15 (10.49%) Cisco
5 15 (10.49%) CommVault
5 15 (10.49%) EMC
5 15 (10.49%) McAfee
6 14 (9.79%) CA
6 14 (9.79%) FalconStor
7 8 (5.59%) Embarcadero
7 8 (5.59%) Oracle
8 6 (4.20%) WorldPay
9 4 (2.80%) NetApp
9 4 (2.80%) Veeam
10 3 (2.10%) Telerik
11 2 (1.40%) Siemens
11 2 (1.40%) Symantec
11 2 (1.40%) Tableau
11 2 (1.40%) Xamarin