The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 66 76 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 18.64% 14.79% 16.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.38% 49.35% 52.49%
Number of salaries quoted 62 71 80
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,550 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 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 126 154 181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 35.59% 29.96% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 111 146 150
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing SQL Server 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 in Slough

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Slough

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Slough over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 72 (59.50%) Microsoft
2 63 (52.07%) SQL
3 52 (42.98%) Windows
4 50 (41.32%) .NET
4 50 (41.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (32.23%) C#
6 33 (27.27%) Linux
6 33 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 32 (26.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (25.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (24.79%) .NET Framework
9 30 (24.79%) MVC
9 30 (24.79%) OO
10 29 (23.97%) JavaScript
10 29 (23.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (23.14%) Firewall
12 27 (22.31%) CSS
12 27 (22.31%) Windows Server
13 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET
13 26 (21.49%) HTML
14 25 (20.66%) DNS
14 25 (20.66%) MS Exchange
15 24 (19.83%) DHCP
15 24 (19.83%) MySQL
15 24 (19.83%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (19.01%) Back Office
16 23 (19.01%) XML
16 23 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (18.18%) Finance

SQL Server
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 25 (20.66%) MS Exchange
2 20 (16.53%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (11.57%) Apache
4 13 (10.74%) Tomcat
5 12 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (8.26%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (4.13%) IIS
8 2 (1.65%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.83%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.14%) Firewall
2 25 (20.66%) DNS
3 24 (19.83%) DHCP
4 17 (14.05%) TCP/IP
5 16 (13.22%) HTTP
6 13 (10.74%) VPN
7 12 (9.92%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (9.92%) Cisco PIX
7 12 (9.92%) LAN
7 12 (9.92%) MPLS
7 12 (9.92%) Network Security
7 12 (9.92%) Remote Desktop
7 12 (9.92%) SAN
7 12 (9.92%) VLAN
7 12 (9.92%) WAN
8 11 (9.09%) NAS
8 11 (9.09%) SMTP
8 11 (9.09%) SNMP
8 11 (9.09%) VoIP
9 9 (7.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (41.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 29 (23.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (19.83%) MySQL
4 17 (14.05%) MongoDB
4 17 (14.05%) NoSQL
5 16 (13.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (11.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (10.74%) QlikView
8 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (6.61%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (4.13%) Power BI
11 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
13 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (2.48%) Redis
14 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.09%) WinDbg
3 9 (7.44%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (19.01%) Back Office
2 22 (18.18%) Finance
3 12 (9.92%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.09%) Electronics
4 11 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 11 (9.09%) Marketing
5 9 (7.44%) Games
6 3 (2.48%) Legal
7 2 (1.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (47.11%) Developer
2 23 (19.01%) Analyst
3 22 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 21 (17.36%) .NET Developer
5 19 (15.70%) Senior Developer
6 15 (12.40%) Administrator
7 14 (11.57%) C# Web Developer
7 14 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (11.57%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (11.57%) Web Developer
8 13 (10.74%) Linux Administrator
8 13 (10.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 13 (10.74%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 13 (10.74%) Support Analyst
9 12 (9.92%) Linux Support
9 12 (9.92%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (9.92%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 12 (9.92%) Senior Linux Support
9 12 (9.92%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 12 (9.92%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (41.32%) .NET
2 30 (24.79%) .NET Framework
3 27 (22.31%) CSS
4 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET
4 26 (21.49%) HTML
5 23 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (19.01%) XML
6 19 (15.70%) AngularJS
7 18 (14.88%) Ajax
7 18 (14.88%) jQuery
8 17 (14.05%) JSON
9 16 (13.22%) LESS
9 16 (13.22%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (12.40%) D3.js
10 15 (12.40%) MSMQ
11 12 (9.92%) WCF
12 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 10 (8.26%) EDI
14 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 6 (4.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.79%) FMCG
2 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.13%) Clustering
4 5 (4.13%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (42.98%) Windows
2 33 (27.27%) Linux
3 32 (26.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (25.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (22.31%) Windows Server
6 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.96%) Android
7 6 (4.96%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.48%) CentOS
9 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.79%) MVC
1 30 (24.79%) OO
2 22 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (15.70%) Scrum
5 18 (14.88%) Web Development
6 17 (14.05%) B2B
7 16 (13.22%) Mentoring
8 13 (10.74%) System Testing
9 12 (9.92%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (9.09%) High Availability
10 11 (9.09%) Programme Management
11 10 (8.26%) TDD
11 10 (8.26%) Web Application Development
12 9 (7.44%) BDD
12 9 (7.44%) CQRS
12 9 (7.44%) DevOps
12 9 (7.44%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (6.61%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.07%) SQL
2 39 (32.23%) C#
3 29 (23.97%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.40%) TypeScript
5 12 (9.92%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.92%) T-SQL
6 11 (9.09%) VBScript
7 4 (3.31%) XAML
8 3 (2.48%) C++
8 3 (2.48%) VC++
9 2 (1.65%) AWK
9 2 (1.65%) Java
9 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.83%) Perl
10 1 (0.83%) Python
10 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (19.83%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (10.74%) CCNA
3 13 (10.74%) MCSE
4 11 (9.09%) CCNP
4 11 (9.09%) CCVP
5 7 (5.79%) Degree
6 5 (4.13%) CCSP
7 1 (0.83%) CISSP
7 1 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.83%) MCP
7 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.83%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.79%) QA
4 4 (3.31%) HL7
5 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.83%) GPG13
6 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.88%) Hyper-V
3 15 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (10.74%) KVM
5 12 (9.92%) Terminal Services
5 12 (9.92%) VMware Workstation
5 12 (9.92%) XenApp
5 12 (9.92%) XenServer
6 11 (9.09%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.83%) iptables
9 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) WSUS
1 12 (9.92%) ZABBIX
2 3 (2.48%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.65%) cPanel
3 2 (1.65%) Nagios
3 2 (1.65%) Plesk
3 2 (1.65%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) Ansible
4 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.83%) logstash
4 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (59.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) VMware
3 15 (12.40%) Cisco
4 13 (10.74%) SAP
5 12 (9.92%) Citrix
5 12 (9.92%) Dell
5 12 (9.92%) F5
5 12 (9.92%) HP
5 12 (9.92%) McAfee
6 6 (4.96%) Tableau
7 5 (4.13%) Jaspersoft
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle
9 2 (1.65%) Cognos
9 2 (1.65%) IBM
9 2 (1.65%) Nintex
9 2 (1.65%) Paxata
9 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.65%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.65%) Splunk
10 1 (0.83%) TARGIT
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
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