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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 100 93
Rank change year-on-year -42 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 125 170 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.02% 2.48% 2.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.18% 9.32% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 103 165 212
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1740 1825 2510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.06% 26.66% 31.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 1587 2146
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +11 49 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Hertfordshire -36 28 £45,000 -5.26%
Bedfordshire +3 16 £36,500 -14.11% 4
Norfolk - 15 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire -43 10 £40,750 +1.87% 1
Suffolk +3 7 £32,500 -13.33%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 245 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 150 (61.22%) .NET
3 144 (58.78%) SQL
4 137 (55.92%) Microsoft
5 135 (55.10%) C#
6 93 (37.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 90 (36.73%) ASP.NET
8 83 (33.88%) MVC
9 76 (31.02%) Windows
10 71 (28.98%) HTML
10 71 (28.98%) T-SQL
11 66 (26.94%) Visual Studio
12 63 (25.71%) VB.NET
13 61 (24.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 60 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 56 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
16 55 (22.45%) QA
16 55 (22.45%) CSS
17 54 (22.04%) SDLC
18 53 (21.63%) Windows Server
19 52 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
20 50 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
21 47 (19.18%) JavaScript
22 46 (18.78%) Business Intelligence
23 42 (17.14%) .NET Framework
24 41 (16.73%) Finance
25 40 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
25 40 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 38 (15.51%) Web Services
26 38 (15.51%) Windows Server 2008

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 37 (15.10%) IIS
2 21 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 20 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.86%) CMS
5 7 (2.86%) EPiServer
6 5 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.63%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.22%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (7.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.22%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.22%) FastStats
2 3 (1.22%) nopCommerce
2 3 (1.22%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.41%) assyst
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.41%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.41%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.41%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.31%) Office 365
3 6 (2.45%) iTunes
4 5 (2.04%) SaaS
5 4 (1.63%) PaaS
6 3 (1.22%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.53%) DHCP
2 15 (6.12%) DNS
3 14 (5.71%) Firewall
3 14 (5.71%) VoIP
4 12 (4.90%) iSCSI
4 12 (4.90%) SAN
5 10 (4.08%) Intranet
6 4 (1.63%) LAN
6 4 (1.63%) VLAN
6 4 (1.63%) VPN
6 4 (1.63%) WAN
6 4 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.41%) Internet
7 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 93 (37.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 61 (24.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 40 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (13.06%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (13.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 21 (8.57%) Relational Database
8 19 (7.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 18 (7.35%) OLAP
10 17 (6.94%) Hadoop
11 16 (6.53%) DTS
11 16 (6.53%) NoSQL
12 15 (6.12%) RDBMS
13 14 (5.71%) MySQL
14 12 (4.90%) Big Data
14 12 (4.90%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (4.49%) QlikView
16 9 (3.67%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 66 (26.94%) Visual Studio
2 56 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.12%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (3.67%) JIRA
4 9 (3.67%) MSTest
4 9 (3.67%) NUnit
5 6 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (2.45%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.04%) Subversion
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (16.73%) Finance
2 13 (5.31%) Banking
3 9 (3.67%) Marketing
4 5 (2.04%) Publishing
5 4 (1.63%) Legal
6 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 148 (60.41%) Developer
2 73 (29.80%) .NET Developer
3 47 (19.18%) C# Developer
4 39 (15.92%) SQL Developer
5 35 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
6 28 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 27 (11.02%) DBA
8 24 (9.80%) Analyst
8 24 (9.80%) SQL DBA
8 24 (9.80%) SQL Server Developer
9 23 (9.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (8.57%) .NET Software Developer
11 19 (7.76%) Administrator
12 18 (7.35%) Software Developer
13 17 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (6.53%) Systems Developer
15 15 (6.12%) Senior C# Developer
15 15 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
16 12 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (4.90%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (61.22%) .NET
2 90 (36.73%) ASP.NET
3 71 (28.98%) HTML
4 55 (22.45%) CSS
5 42 (17.14%) .NET Framework
6 38 (15.51%) Web Services
7 36 (14.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (14.29%) Ajax
9 21 (8.57%) AngularJS
10 18 (7.35%) XML
11 17 (6.94%) jQuery
11 17 (6.94%) WCF
12 15 (6.12%) Android SDK
12 15 (6.12%) iOS SDK
13 14 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (5.71%) LINQ
13 14 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (5.31%) REST
15 12 (4.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.98%) Replication
2 17 (6.94%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.67%) Clustering
5 9 (3.67%) Mobile Payment
6 8 (3.27%) iPad
7 7 (2.86%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.45%) Fintech
9 5 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.04%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.63%) User Experience
11 3 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.22%) NHS
12 2 (0.82%) iPhone
13 1 (0.41%) BBC
13 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.41%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 76 (31.02%) Windows
2 53 (21.63%) Windows Server
3 38 (15.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (12.65%) Apple iOS
5 25 (10.20%) Android
6 20 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (6.94%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.08%) Linux
9 8 (3.27%) Windows 10
9 8 (3.27%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (33.88%) MVC
2 54 (22.04%) SDLC
3 52 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (18.78%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (14.69%) Web Development
6 35 (14.29%) High Availability
7 34 (13.88%) Unit Testing
8 33 (13.47%) ITIL
8 33 (13.47%) Performance Tuning
9 32 (13.06%) ETL
9 32 (13.06%) Wealth Management
9 32 (13.06%) Workflow
10 31 (12.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 28 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (9.80%) OOD
13 22 (8.98%) MVVM
14 20 (8.16%) Data Protection
15 19 (7.76%) Data Modelling
15 19 (7.76%) ITIL V3
16 18 (7.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (58.78%) SQL
2 135 (55.10%) C#
3 71 (28.98%) T-SQL
4 63 (25.71%) VB.NET
5 47 (19.18%) JavaScript
6 30 (12.24%) PowerShell
7 23 (9.39%) VBScript
8 9 (3.67%) XAML
9 6 (2.45%) Perl
10 4 (1.63%) Python
11 3 (1.22%) Java
11 3 (1.22%) VB
12 2 (0.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.41%) PHP
13 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (8.98%) MCP
2 22 (8.98%) MCTS
3 21 (8.57%) MCSA
4 16 (6.53%) MCITP
4 16 (6.53%) MCSE
4 16 (6.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (4.90%) CCAA
6 12 (4.90%) CCNA
6 12 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.08%) Degree
8 4 (1.63%) CISSP
9 2 (0.82%) CCA
9 2 (0.82%) MCSD
10 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (22.45%) QA
2 15 (6.12%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.49%) GDPR
4 9 (3.67%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (12.65%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (3.27%) Oozie
2 4 (1.63%) SCCM
2 4 (1.63%) SCOM
3 3 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.82%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 137 (55.92%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.80%) Oracle
3 23 (9.39%) Xamarin
4 17 (6.94%) VMware
5 13 (5.31%) Cisco
5 13 (5.31%) Citrix
6 12 (4.90%) HP
6 12 (4.90%) SonicWALL
7 8 (3.27%) Apple
8 7 (2.86%) SAP
9 5 (2.04%) DevExpress
9 5 (2.04%) PayPal
9 5 (2.04%) Pegasus
9 5 (2.04%) Riverbed
10 4 (1.63%) IBM
11 3 (1.22%) Adobe
11 3 (1.22%) Sage
11 3 (1.22%) Tableau
11 3 (1.22%) Teradata
12 2 (0.82%) Cloudera
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