The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 46 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 +19  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.83% 1.47% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.89% 5.21% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00%  

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 Ipswich with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 76 96 123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 35.85% 28.24% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 71 91 107
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) Replication
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Publishing
6 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) Riverbed
6 5 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (26.67%) Oozie
7 4 (26.67%) Big Data
7 4 (26.67%) Impala
7 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
7 4 (26.67%) Apache Hive
7 4 (26.67%) High Availability
7 4 (26.67%) Kimball Methodology

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (26.67%) Apache Hive
4 4 (26.67%) Big Data
4 4 (26.67%) Impala
5 2 (13.33%) Biml
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) OLAP
6 1 (6.67%) OLTP
6 1 (6.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (26.67%) ETL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Python Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Replication
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (13.33%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (13.33%) ETL Development
5 2 (13.33%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCA
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Oozie
2 2 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 2 (13.33%) Cloudera