The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 76 50
Rank change year-on-year -1 -26  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 32 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.75% 2.81% 5.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.08% 9.17% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 40
Median salary £32,250 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.91% +21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £38,375
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 Kent with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 288 349 359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 35.82% 30.64% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 242 306 326
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Kent over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 2 £21,500 -
Rochester - 2 £35,000 -
Cranbrook - 1 £29,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (43.33%) SQL
6 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
8 9 (30.00%) MS Office
8 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (26.67%) Web Services
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (23.33%) Finance
10 7 (23.33%) Office 365
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (20.00%) Firewall
11 6 (20.00%) MVC
11 6 (20.00%) VMware
11 6 (20.00%) Mitel
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 6 (20.00%) .NET
11 6 (20.00%) C#

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) CMS
5 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (10.00%) Informix
9 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (3.33%) DTS
11 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (3.33%) OLAP
11 1 (3.33%) OLTP
11 1 (3.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Moq
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Active Directory Support
3 4 (13.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (13.33%) DBA
3 4 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) IT Support
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Telephony Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Telephony Support
3 4 (13.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (16.67%) SOAP
4 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 4 (13.33%) HTML
4 4 (13.33%) HTML5
4 4 (13.33%) REST
4 4 (13.33%) XML
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.67%) Ajax
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) Node.js
6 2 (6.67%) React
6 2 (6.67%) WCF
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.33%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Android
5 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
6 3 (10.00%) Unix
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) MVC
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) ERP
3 3 (10.00%) People Management
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) ETL
4 2 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Document Management
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Practice Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCSA
3 4 (13.33%) MCITP
3 4 (13.33%) MCTS
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) COBIT
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Mitel
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (13.33%) Dell
3 4 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Nortel
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Sybase
5 2 (6.67%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.33%) iManage
6 1 (3.33%) LexisNexis
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