The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 130 136
Rank change year-on-year +26 +6  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.17% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.03% 0.63% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 10
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  

SQL Server 2005 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 Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 296 478 655
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 22.84% 26.61% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 240 413 523
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005 in Reading

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Reading.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) IIS
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) Driving Licence
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
9 3 (17.65%) SMS
9 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (17.65%) HP
9 3 (17.65%) Dell
9 3 (17.65%) EMC
9 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
9 3 (17.65%) Symantec
9 3 (17.65%) McAfee
9 3 (17.65%) Sophos
9 3 (17.65%) SAN

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (29.41%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
1 3 (17.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.76%) DTS
7 2 (11.76%) OLAP
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (11.76%) Power BI
7 2 (11.76%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (11.76%) Star Schema
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Driving Licence
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) NHS
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) CentOS
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
2 3 (17.65%) High Availability
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) Security Management
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
1 3 (17.65%) FortiGate
1 3 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (17.65%) WSUS
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
2 3 (17.65%) Dell
2 3 (17.65%) EMC
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) McAfee
2 3 (17.65%) Sophos
2 3 (17.65%) Symantec
2 3 (17.65%) Veeam
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Sun