The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 117 100
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.12% 0.92% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.87% 2.56% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 19
Median salary £36,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 388 586 474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 28.89% 35.88% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 354 529 407
Median salary £44,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Wallingford - 6 £35,000 - 1
Oxford 0 4 £38,750 -13.88%
Witney -3 2 £35,000 -24.32% 2
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (36.00%) DHCP
6 9 (36.00%) DNS
6 9 (36.00%) MCSA
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) C#
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) VMware
9 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.00%) vCenter Server
10 4 (16.00%) CSS
10 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (12.00%) Subversion
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (12.00%) HTML5
11 3 (12.00%) Kentico
11 3 (12.00%) CSS3

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) Kentico
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) DHCP
1 9 (36.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.00%) Power BI
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) NUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Administrator
2 9 (36.00%) Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (20.00%) IT Administrator
4 5 (20.00%) IT Systems Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) DBA
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Database Developer
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) CSS3
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
5 2 (8.00%) Ajax
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 3 (12.00%) Social Network
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Xbox
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (12.00%) DevOps
2 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (12.00%) SEO
2 3 (12.00%) Server Building
2 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Analytics
3 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) MVC
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Web Design
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) ETL
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) TDD
4 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (36.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Avaya
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau
3 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Exceptional benefits and company cul
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 5 days ago