Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 202 115
Rank change year-on-year -13 -87 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 135 174 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.22% 1.49% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.43% 5.29% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 93 142 306
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,000 £31,375
90th Percentile £69,500 £65,000 £64,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.12%

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 3,044 3,292 3,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.41% 28.13% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,430 2,756 3,075
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +19 41 £37,500 -16.67% 8
Bedfordshire +6 31 £50,000 +36.99% 3
Hertfordshire -13 31 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Essex -10 22 £47,500 -13.64%
Norfolk +7 7 - -
Suffolk 0 3 £50,000 +29.03%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 89 (65.93%) SQL
3 84 (62.22%) Microsoft
4 45 (33.33%) Windows
4 45 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 43 (31.85%) .NET
6 42 (31.11%) C#
7 40 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (28.15%) T-SQL
9 36 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (23.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 29 (21.48%) JavaScript
11 29 (21.48%) ITIL
12 28 (20.74%) SQL Server 2014
13 27 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 26 (19.26%) Visual Studio
14 26 (19.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
15 24 (17.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (17.78%) Replication
15 24 (17.78%) HTML
15 24 (17.78%) ETL
16 23 (17.04%) MVC
16 23 (17.04%) Finance
17 22 (16.30%) Citrix
17 22 (16.30%) CSS
17 22 (16.30%) VMware
18 20 (14.81%) Clustering
18 20 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (14.81%) 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 20 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.74%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.74%) Magento
3 1 (0.74%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.19%) Office 365
4 4 (2.96%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.22%) IaaS
5 3 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) SAN
2 16 (11.85%) WAN
3 15 (11.11%) Network Security
4 14 (10.37%) Firewall
5 5 (3.70%) DNS
6 3 (2.22%) NAS
6 3 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.22%) VPN
7 2 (1.48%) LAN
7 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.48%) Wireless
8 1 (0.74%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.74%) DHCP
8 1 (0.74%) FTP
8 1 (0.74%) IPv4
8 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.74%) Skype
8 1 (0.74%) SMS
8 1 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 40 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (23.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (20.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 24 (17.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (11.85%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (11.85%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database
9 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (5.19%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (5.19%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (5.19%) DTS
10 7 (5.19%) MariaDB
10 7 (5.19%) MySQL
10 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (19.26%) Visual Studio
2 19 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.74%) AutoIt
General
1 23 (17.04%) Finance
2 15 (11.11%) Games
3 3 (2.22%) Banking
3 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (37.04%) Developer
2 35 (25.93%) DBA
3 33 (24.44%) SQL DBA
4 22 (16.30%) Administrator
5 19 (14.07%) SQL Developer
6 18 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (12.59%) Support Engineer
8 14 (10.37%) .NET Developer
8 14 (10.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (9.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (8.89%) Software Developer
11 11 (8.15%) C# Developer
12 10 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (6.67%) Analyst
13 9 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (5.93%) Cisco Engineer
14 8 (5.93%) Support Analyst
15 7 (5.19%) Cisco Support
15 7 (5.19%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.85%) .NET
2 27 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (17.78%) HTML
4 22 (16.30%) CSS
5 18 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 14 (10.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (10.37%) Flash
7 8 (5.93%) EDI
7 8 (5.93%) Web Services
8 7 (5.19%) jQuery
9 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.96%) HTML5
11 3 (2.22%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.22%) WCF
12 2 (1.48%) Ajax
12 2 (1.48%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.48%) JSON
12 2 (1.48%) MDX
12 2 (1.48%) REST
12 2 (1.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Replication
2 20 (14.81%) Clustering
3 16 (11.85%) Data Centre
4 14 (10.37%) EMC VMAX
5 12 (8.89%) Client/Server
6 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.93%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (4.44%) Driving Licence
10 5 (3.70%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.48%) BYOD
11 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.48%) NHS
12 1 (0.74%) CMDB
12 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.74%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (12.59%) Windows 7
3 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (9.63%) Linux
5 12 (8.89%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.19%) Unix
7 6 (4.44%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.44%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.48%) Android
9 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.48%) ITIL
2 24 (17.78%) ETL
3 23 (17.04%) MVC
4 19 (14.07%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (13.33%) Migration
6 17 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 15 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (9.63%) High Availability
9 13 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (9.63%) Scrum
10 11 (8.15%) Coaching
11 8 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.93%) Data Transformation
11 8 (5.93%) E-business
12 7 (5.19%) CRM
12 7 (5.19%) ERP
12 7 (5.19%) Mathematics
12 7 (5.19%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (65.93%) SQL
2 42 (31.11%) C#
3 38 (28.15%) T-SQL
4 29 (21.48%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.85%) TypeScript
6 15 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.19%) C
7 7 (5.19%) Delphi
8 5 (3.70%) VB
9 2 (1.48%) VBScript
10 1 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.74%) Java
10 1 (0.74%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (13.33%) Degree
2 11 (8.15%) MCP
3 9 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.93%) MCTS
4 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.44%) A+ Certification
5 6 (4.44%) CCNA
5 6 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (2.22%) MCITP
6 3 (2.22%) MCSA
6 3 (2.22%) MCSE
6 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.48%) CCNP
8 1 (0.74%) CCA
8 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) Data Quality
1 7 (5.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 20 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (14.81%) vSphere
2 19 (14.07%) XenApp
3 14 (10.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.74%) NFS
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.96%) SCCM
2 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.48%) Puppet
2 2 (1.48%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.74%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.74%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.74%) Simpana
3 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.30%) Citrix
2 22 (16.30%) VMware
3 17 (12.59%) HP
4 15 (11.11%) Cisco
4 15 (11.11%) CommVault
4 15 (11.11%) EMC
4 15 (11.11%) McAfee
5 14 (10.37%) CA
5 14 (10.37%) FalconStor
6 8 (5.93%) Oracle
7 7 (5.19%) Embarcadero
8 5 (3.70%) WorldPay
9 4 (2.96%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (2.96%) NetApp
9 4 (2.96%) Veeam
10 2 (1.48%) Apple
10 2 (1.48%) Avaya
10 2 (1.48%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.48%) Siemens