The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
England / South East
Rank 327 276 204
Rank change year-on-year -51 -72  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 63 192 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 1.00% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.46% 3.23% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 48 167 272
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.12% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 the South East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4307 5945 6203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 29.28% 31.02% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3691 5229 5328
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in the South East

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in the South East

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Surrey -3 20 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Berkshire +15 15 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Oxfordshire 0 9 £40,000 +23.07%
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £31,000 -27.05% 2
Hampshire -14 7 £28,750 -21.23% 1
West Sussex -1 3 £60,000 +60.00% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 148 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 110 (74.32%) SQL
3 109 (73.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 89 (60.14%) Microsoft
5 67 (45.27%) Windows
6 57 (38.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 55 (37.16%) .NET
8 51 (34.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 50 (33.78%) Windows Server
10 49 (33.11%) T-SQL
11 48 (32.43%) C#
12 47 (31.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 46 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 40 (27.03%) ASP.NET
15 39 (26.35%) Windows Server 2012
16 37 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
17 35 (23.65%) Degree
18 34 (22.97%) High Availability
19 33 (22.30%) Performance Tuning
20 32 (21.62%) XML
20 32 (21.62%) MS Excel
21 31 (20.95%) HTML
21 31 (20.95%) Microsoft Certification
22 30 (20.27%) Web Services
23 29 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
24 28 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
25 27 (18.24%) WCF
26 25 (16.89%) SQL Server 2014
26 25 (16.89%) ITIL
27 24 (16.22%) MCSA

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (8.78%) IIS
2 10 (6.76%) CMS
2 10 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.08%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.38%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.35%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.35%) SAS
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.35%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.35%) MS Project
3 2 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Infor CRM
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.78%) SaaS
2 10 (6.76%) IaaS
2 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.76%) PaaS
3 9 (6.08%) Office 365
4 7 (4.73%) Asana
5 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.14%) Firewall
2 11 (7.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.73%) LAN
3 7 (4.73%) VPN
3 7 (4.73%) WAN
4 6 (4.05%) DNS
5 5 (3.38%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.38%) iSCSI
5 5 (3.38%) SAN
5 5 (3.38%) Skype
6 4 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.03%) Internet
7 3 (2.03%) PBX
7 3 (2.03%) SMS
7 3 (2.03%) VoIP
7 3 (2.03%) Wireless
8 2 (1.35%) DHCP
8 2 (1.35%) Network Security
8 2 (1.35%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 109 (73.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (38.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (34.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (31.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (16.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (11.49%) Relational Database
8 15 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (9.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (4.05%) OLAP
13 5 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (3.38%) DTS
13 5 (3.38%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (3.38%) Power BI
13 5 (3.38%) Snowflake Schema
13 5 (3.38%) Star Schema
14 4 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (8.78%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.08%) NUnit
3 8 (5.41%) JIRA
4 7 (4.73%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.03%) Subversion
7 2 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.35%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (16.22%) Finance
2 17 (11.49%) Marketing
3 7 (4.73%) Multimedia
3 7 (4.73%) Retail
4 5 (3.38%) Banking
5 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.03%) Legal
7 2 (1.35%) Games
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (35.14%) Developer
2 41 (27.70%) DBA
3 40 (27.03%) SQL DBA
4 28 (18.92%) C# Developer
5 20 (13.51%) Administrator
5 20 (13.51%) SQL Developer
6 18 (12.16%) .NET Developer
6 18 (12.16%) Senior Developer
7 17 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (7.43%) Analyst
8 11 (7.43%) Support Analyst
9 9 (6.08%) HTML Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Lead Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (5.41%) Applications Support
10 8 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Senior SQL Developer
10 8 (5.41%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (37.16%) .NET
2 40 (27.03%) ASP.NET
3 32 (21.62%) XML
4 31 (20.95%) HTML
5 30 (20.27%) Web Services
6 27 (18.24%) WCF
7 24 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (15.54%) CSS
9 21 (14.19%) jQuery
10 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (9.46%) HTML5
11 14 (9.46%) XHTML
12 13 (8.78%) .NET Framework
13 10 (6.76%) XSLT
14 8 (5.41%) Ajax
14 8 (5.41%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 8 (5.41%) REST
15 7 (4.73%) Dapper ORM
15 7 (4.73%) JSON
15 7 (4.73%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.14%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (7.43%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (7.43%) N-Tier
5 9 (6.08%) Clustering
5 9 (6.08%) New Media
5 9 (6.08%) W3C
6 5 (3.38%) NHS
7 4 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.70%) Replication
8 3 (2.03%) iPad
8 3 (2.03%) iPhone
8 3 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.35%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.35%) Social Media
10 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 67 (45.27%) Windows
2 50 (33.78%) Windows Server
3 46 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (26.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (6.76%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.70%) Linux
8 3 (2.03%) CentOS
8 3 (2.03%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.03%) Solaris
8 3 (2.03%) Unix
8 3 (2.03%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.03%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.35%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 34 (22.97%) High Availability
3 33 (22.30%) Performance Tuning
4 29 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (16.89%) ITIL
6 24 (16.22%) MVC
7 22 (14.86%) Software Engineering
8 20 (13.51%) Data Modelling
9 19 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (11.49%) Data Analysis
10 17 (11.49%) Data Protection
11 15 (10.14%) Mentoring
11 15 (10.14%) TDD
12 11 (7.43%) Data Management
13 10 (6.76%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (6.76%) QMS
13 10 (6.76%) Statistics
14 9 (6.08%) Content Management
14 9 (6.08%) Test Scripting
15 8 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (74.32%) SQL
2 49 (33.11%) T-SQL
3 48 (32.43%) C#
4 16 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.38%) C++
5 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.38%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.70%) Java
6 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.03%) C
8 2 (1.35%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.35%) R
8 2 (1.35%) VB
9 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (23.65%) Degree
2 31 (20.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (16.22%) MCSA
4 12 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (6.08%) MCITP
5 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.05%) MCTS
6 6 (4.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.70%) CISA
7 4 (2.70%) CISSP
7 4 (2.70%) MCP
8 2 (1.35%) CEH
8 2 (1.35%) GCIH
8 2 (1.35%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.68%) CCNA
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.16%) SLA
2 11 (7.43%) QA
3 10 (6.76%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.35%) WAI
5 2 (1.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (2.70%) ISA Server
4 4 (2.70%) XenServer
5 2 (1.35%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.68%) KVM
6 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.70%) SCOM
3 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.03%) Puppet
4 2 (1.35%) Nessus
4 2 (1.35%) WSUS
5 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 89 (60.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.14%) VMware
3 13 (8.78%) Cisco
3 13 (8.78%) Oracle
4 8 (5.41%) HP
5 6 (4.05%) Intel Security
5 6 (4.05%) Mitel
6 5 (3.38%) Citrix
6 5 (3.38%) F5
6 5 (3.38%) Sophos
7 4 (2.70%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.70%) Dell
7 4 (2.70%) Infor
7 4 (2.70%) SAP
7 4 (2.70%) SonicWALL
8 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.03%) IBM
8 3 (2.03%) Kaspersky
8 3 (2.03%) Sun
8 3 (2.03%) Xerox
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