Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 162 105
Rank change year-on-year -22 -57 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 53 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.64% 1.27% 2.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.58% 4.48% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 53 98
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,300 £33,250 £31,425
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -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 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 1,009 1,184 1,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.96% 28.40% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 862 1,043 965
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +1.14%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram 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 15 October 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
Hemel Hempstead -16 7 - - 1
Radlett - 4 £60,000 -
Tring - 3 £37,500 -
Watford -6 2 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Potters Bar - 2 £45,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £55,000 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) ITIL
6 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 8 (30.77%) C#
6 8 (30.77%) .NET
7 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
7 7 (26.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (26.92%) Office 365
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) MySQL
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) Unix
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
7 7 (26.92%) MariaDB
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
7 7 (26.92%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (26.92%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 5 (19.23%) CRM
9 5 (19.23%) VMware

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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (26.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
1 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (26.92%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (26.92%) MariaDB
2 7 (26.92%) MySQL
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) Power BI
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.85%) QlikView
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) DBA
2 8 (30.77%) SQL DBA
3 7 (26.92%) Administrator
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) CRM Developer
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Report Developer
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Senior SQL DBA
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 5 (19.23%) jQuery
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Core
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) Ajax
5 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.69%) HTML5
5 2 (7.69%) JSON
5 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.54%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) BYOD
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Unix
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
7 2 (7.69%) Android
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
3 5 (19.23%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (11.54%) Statistics
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Data Development
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Apple
4 2 (7.69%) Aruba
4 2 (7.69%) Avaya
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Juniper
4 2 (7.69%) Siemens
4 2 (7.69%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) RedGate
5 1 (3.85%) Sybase
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau