Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 152 132
Rank change year-on-year -15 -20 -83
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 54 67 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.11% 1.48% 2.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.93% 5.38% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 50 60 90
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +15.85%
10th Percentile £19,250 £27,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £55,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +4.05%

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 1,375 1,246 1,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.29% 27.43% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,173 1,035 1,229
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £68,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -6 32 £55,000 +15.79%
Rickmansworth - 7 £20,500 -
Watford -7 5 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Broxbourne - 2 £92,500 -
Hatfield -16 1 £50,000 - 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (96.30%) SQL
3 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.89%) Windows
5 20 (37.04%) ITIL
6 18 (33.33%) .NET
7 16 (29.63%) jQuery
7 16 (29.63%) C#
7 16 (29.63%) HTML
7 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
7 16 (29.63%) CSS
8 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (24.07%) MVC
9 13 (24.07%) Finance
9 13 (24.07%) Problem Management
9 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (22.22%) WCF
10 12 (22.22%) DNS
11 11 (20.37%) Citrix
11 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
11 11 (20.37%) Firewall
11 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
11 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange

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 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.41%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) DNS
2 11 (20.37%) Firewall
3 9 (16.67%) DHCP
3 9 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 9 (16.67%) SAN
3 9 (16.67%) VoIP
4 3 (5.56%) IMAP
4 3 (5.56%) Internet
4 3 (5.56%) SMTP
5 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) VLAN
5 2 (3.70%) VPN
5 2 (3.70%) WAN
5 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (7.41%) MariaDB
7 4 (7.41%) MySQL
7 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
7 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (3.70%) QlikView
9 1 (1.85%) Big Data
9 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.85%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) DBA
1 17 (31.48%) SQL DBA
2 14 (25.93%) Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Applications Support
4 7 (12.96%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) .NET
2 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
2 16 (29.63%) CSS
2 16 (29.63%) HTML
2 16 (29.63%) jQuery
3 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (22.22%) WCF
5 9 (16.67%) Web Services
5 9 (16.67%) XML
6 8 (14.81%) Ajax
6 8 (14.81%) Entity Framework
6 8 (14.81%) LINQ
6 8 (14.81%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (3.70%) RequireJS
8 1 (1.85%) CSS3
8 1 (1.85%) HTML5
8 1 (1.85%) JSON
8 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Replication
2 6 (11.11%) Fintech
3 5 (9.26%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.70%) FMCG
4 2 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.41%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) ITIL
2 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) MVC
3 13 (24.07%) Problem Management
4 10 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (18.52%) Proactive Monitoring
5 9 (16.67%) Change Management
5 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (14.81%) API Development
6 8 (14.81%) SDLC
7 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.96%) Scrum
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
8 4 (7.41%) Web Application Development
8 4 (7.41%) Web Development
9 3 (5.56%) Process Management
10 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
10 2 (3.70%) Information Security
10 2 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (96.30%) SQL
2 16 (29.63%) C#
2 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 9 (16.67%) VBScript
4 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) CCAA
2 4 (7.41%) CCNA
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (7.41%) MCP
2 4 (7.41%) MCTS
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) Citrix
2 11 (20.37%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) HP
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco
5 4 (7.41%) SonicWALL
6 3 (5.56%) Telerik
7 2 (3.70%) Sage
7 2 (3.70%) SAP