Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 153 165
Rank change year-on-year +40 +12 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 19 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.65% 0.64% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.41% 2.56% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 41
Median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £35,125 £42,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £56,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £43,000 £46,056
% change year-on-year -12.79% -6.64% +7.11%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 373 743 1,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.97% 24.97% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 302 570 1,075
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £46,158 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.83% - +6.74%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. 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
Waltham Cross - 4 £40,000 -
Broxbourne - 1 £35,000 -
Hatfield - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2017
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 10
2 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) Meraki
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2016
2 8 (88.89%) Apple
2 8 (88.89%) EPoS
2 8 (88.89%) Retail
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (88.89%) iPad
3 6 (66.67%) Power BI
3 6 (66.67%) Power Platform
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Azure
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) ERP
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Veeam
4 5 (55.56%) Document Management

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 6 (66.67%) Azure
2 6 (66.67%) Power Platform
3 5 (55.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) AWS
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2017
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (66.67%) Power BI
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) PolyBase
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (88.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Support Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) IT Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) IT Support
2 7 (77.78%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
3 4 (44.44%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) EPoS Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) EPoS Support Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
4 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) DBA
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) EPoS
1 8 (88.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 10
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2016
3 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ERP
2 5 (55.56%) Document Management
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Apple
2 8 (88.89%) Meraki
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Veeam
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Ingenico
5 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
5 3 (33.33%) VeriFone
5 3 (33.33%) WorldPay
6 1 (11.11%) Computacenter
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Sybase