The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 57 41
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.69% 1.59% 3.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 5.08% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 22
Median salary £48,750 £41,250 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £34,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 Slough with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 120 197 121
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 36.92% 31.42% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 108 146 108
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Slough over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 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 Slough region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
4 11 (64.71%) VoIP
4 11 (64.71%) HP
4 11 (64.71%) Dell
5 10 (58.82%) DHCP
5 10 (58.82%) DNS
6 9 (52.94%) SMTP
6 9 (52.94%) Linux
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (52.94%) Back Office
6 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (47.06%) CCVP
7 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (47.06%) Network Security
7 8 (47.06%) WinDbg
7 8 (47.06%) High Availability
7 8 (47.06%) PCI DSS
7 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
7 8 (47.06%) NAS

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
2 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Apache
5 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) VoIP
3 10 (58.82%) DHCP
3 10 (58.82%) DNS
4 9 (52.94%) SMTP
5 8 (47.06%) NAS
5 8 (47.06%) Network Security
5 8 (47.06%) SAN
5 8 (47.06%) SNMP
6 3 (17.65%) PBX
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) VPN
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (5.88%) LAN
8 1 (5.88%) MPLS
8 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (5.88%) VLAN
8 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) QlikView
6 1 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (5.88%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (52.94%) Back Office
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Legal
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Electronics
5 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) iPad
1 3 (17.65%) iPhone
1 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
1 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Phone
5 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) High Availability
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Data Governance
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
1 8 (47.06%) VBScript
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
2 8 (47.06%) CCVP
2 8 (47.06%) MCSE
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CCSP
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (47.06%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) KVM
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
1 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Dell
2 11 (64.71%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) Kaspersky
4 3 (17.65%) SAP
4 3 (17.65%) Xerox
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
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