Period
to 20 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 255 218 183
Rank change year-on-year -37 -35 -69
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 132 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 1.16% 1.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.34% 4.13% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20 90 162
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £34,922 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £52,875 £67,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 1,787 3,198 3,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.91% 28.01% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,429 2,571 2,819
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,493
90th Percentile £69,500 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +30 10 £50,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire +27 8 £35,000 -5.41%
Bedfordshire -18 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Suffolk +23 1 £43,500 -13.00% 1
Essex +5 1 £37,500 -37.50%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (45.83%) Office 365
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (37.50%) SLA
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (20.83%) Citrix
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (16.67%) C#
9 4 (16.67%) HTML
9 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.67%) .NET
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.67%) MVC

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 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Office 365
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (8.33%) VLAN
2 2 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.33%) MySQL
7 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Moq
2 1 (4.17%) MSTest
2 1 (4.17%) NUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) xUnit.net
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) DBA
2 6 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Database Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Storage Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET Core
2 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (12.50%) Ajax
2 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (12.50%) HTML5
2 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) React
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) Ninject
4 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
1 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Active Listening
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.33%) Microservices
5 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.33%) Preventative Maintenance
5 2 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.33%) Statistics
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) CCAA
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) MCTS
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) NCDA
3 1 (4.17%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) Docker
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Veeam