The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 174 103
Rank change year-on-year +11 -71  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 281 334 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.94% 1.81% 3.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.39% 5.73% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 242 301 583
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 4395 5834 6840
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.38% 31.57% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3808 5211 5830
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 the South East

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

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the South East

SQL Server 2008
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 2008 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Surrey +46 68 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Hampshire -20 59 £45,000 +16.88% 13
West Sussex +14 43 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Kent +18 34 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Berkshire +6 30 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East Sussex +19 17 £53,750 +53.57%
Oxfordshire +15 15 £36,250 -19.44% 6
Buckinghamshire -19 13 £32,500 - 4
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 547 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 352 (64.35%) SQL
3 294 (53.75%) Microsoft
4 272 (49.73%) .NET
5 236 (43.14%) C#
6 213 (38.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 208 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
8 199 (36.38%) ASP.NET
9 193 (35.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 187 (34.19%) T-SQL
11 179 (32.72%) Windows
12 168 (30.71%) HTML
13 157 (28.70%) JavaScript
14 152 (27.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 143 (26.14%) MVC
16 138 (25.23%) CSS
17 133 (24.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 117 (21.39%) XML
19 115 (21.02%) ASP.NET MVC
20 113 (20.66%) Web Services
21 112 (20.48%) .NET Framework
22 111 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
23 104 (19.01%) Windows Server
24 101 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
25 100 (18.28%) jQuery
26 98 (17.92%) Finance
27 94 (17.18%) Microsoft Certification
28 91 (16.64%) Windows Server 2012
29 90 (16.45%) WCF
30 86 (15.72%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 75 (13.71%) MS Exchange
2 52 (9.51%) IIS
3 39 (7.13%) BizTalk Server
4 32 (5.85%) SharePoint
5 31 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (3.66%) Drupal
7 15 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (2.38%) Apache
8 13 (2.38%) Tomcat
9 12 (2.19%) CMS
10 11 (2.01%) Kentico
11 9 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (1.46%) EPiServer
13 7 (1.28%) SAS
13 7 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.73%) Skype for Business
16 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
17 2 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.29%) SaaS
3 16 (2.93%) Office 365
4 9 (1.65%) PaaS
5 4 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.55%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.32%) DNS
2 48 (8.78%) DHCP
3 46 (8.41%) Firewall
4 45 (8.23%) TCP/IP
5 30 (5.48%) SMTP
6 23 (4.20%) SAN
7 17 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (2.93%) HTTP
8 16 (2.93%) Remote Desktop
9 15 (2.74%) LAN
9 15 (2.74%) WAN
10 13 (2.38%) VLAN
11 12 (2.19%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (2.19%) MPLS
11 12 (2.19%) NAS
11 12 (2.19%) Network Security
11 12 (2.19%) VoIP
11 12 (2.19%) VPN
12 11 (2.01%) Intranet
12 11 (2.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 547 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 213 (38.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 193 (35.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 152 (27.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 133 (24.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 86 (15.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 72 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (9.69%) Relational Database
9 50 (9.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 39 (7.13%) Power BI
11 36 (6.58%) Crystal Reports
12 28 (5.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 25 (4.57%) MySQL
14 23 (4.20%) Big Data
15 22 (4.02%) RDBMS
16 21 (3.84%) NoSQL
16 21 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (3.47%) MongoDB
17 19 (3.47%) OLAP
17 19 (3.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 72 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 60 (10.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (6.95%) Git (software)
4 26 (4.75%) NUnit
5 12 (2.19%) Subversion
6 11 (2.01%) WinDbg
7 9 (1.65%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.46%) Bugzilla
8 8 (1.46%) Trac
9 7 (1.28%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.37%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.18%) JIRA
13 1 (0.18%) Rational Rhapsody
13 1 (0.18%) Selenium
13 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 98 (17.92%) Finance
2 33 (6.03%) Manufacturing
3 32 (5.85%) Marketing
4 29 (5.30%) Retail
5 26 (4.75%) Back Office
6 20 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 18 (3.29%) Electronics
8 14 (2.56%) Banking
9 10 (1.83%) Legal
10 7 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.73%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.55%) Advertising
12 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.37%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Games
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 297 (54.30%) Developer
2 130 (23.77%) .NET Developer
3 95 (17.37%) SQL Developer
4 94 (17.18%) C# Developer
5 82 (14.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 77 (14.08%) Analyst
7 67 (12.25%) DBA
8 62 (11.33%) Senior Developer
8 62 (11.33%) SQL DBA
9 59 (10.79%) Software Developer
10 57 (10.42%) Administrator
11 52 (9.51%) ASP.NET Developer
12 44 (8.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 43 (7.86%) Support Analyst
14 38 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 37 (6.76%) SSIS Developer
16 35 (6.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 30 (5.48%) BizTalk Developer
17 30 (5.48%) Microsoft Developer
17 30 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (49.73%) .NET
2 199 (36.38%) ASP.NET
3 168 (30.71%) HTML
4 138 (25.23%) CSS
5 117 (21.39%) XML
6 115 (21.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 113 (20.66%) Web Services
8 112 (20.48%) .NET Framework
9 100 (18.28%) jQuery
10 90 (16.45%) WCF
11 78 (14.26%) AngularJS
12 71 (12.98%) Ajax
13 70 (12.80%) Entity Framework
14 68 (12.43%) HTML5
15 65 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web API
16 53 (9.69%) LINQ
17 45 (8.23%) WPF
18 40 (7.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 34 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 34 (6.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (10.05%) Clustering
3 24 (4.39%) Replication
4 17 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.38%) FMCG
7 9 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (0.91%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.55%) Fintech
11 3 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.55%) NHS
11 3 (0.55%) Social Network
11 3 (0.55%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 179 (32.72%) Windows
2 104 (19.01%) Windows Server
3 101 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (16.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (6.03%) Linux
6 26 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (4.57%) Windows 7
8 16 (2.93%) Unix
9 9 (1.65%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.28%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.55%) CentOS
11 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.37%) Android
12 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.37%) Solaris
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.18%) Fedora
13 1 (0.18%) MVS
13 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (26.14%) MVC
3 111 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
4 83 (15.17%) Performance Tuning
5 75 (13.71%) TDD
6 74 (13.53%) Scrum
7 69 (12.61%) ETL
8 63 (11.52%) Mentoring
9 52 (9.51%) High Availability
10 40 (7.31%) SDLC
11 39 (7.13%) Data Analysis
12 38 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 37 (6.76%) Web Development
14 35 (6.40%) ITIL
15 33 (6.03%) Requirements Analysis
16 30 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (5.30%) Change Control
17 29 (5.30%) Waterfall
18 27 (4.94%) OO
19 24 (4.39%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 352 (64.35%) SQL
2 236 (43.14%) C#
3 187 (34.19%) T-SQL
4 157 (28.70%) JavaScript
5 39 (7.13%) VB.NET
6 35 (6.40%) PL/SQL
7 25 (4.57%) PowerShell
8 22 (4.02%) Java
9 15 (2.74%) C++
9 15 (2.74%) PHP
10 14 (2.56%) ActionScript
10 14 (2.56%) ActionScript 2.0
11 11 (2.01%) VBScript
12 10 (1.83%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.73%) Python
14 3 (0.55%) VB
14 3 (0.55%) VBA
14 3 (0.55%) XPath
15 2 (0.37%) C
15 2 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 94 (17.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (11.33%) Degree
3 33 (6.03%) MCSA
4 27 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (4.94%) MCSE
5 18 (3.29%) MCITP
6 16 (2.93%) CCNA
7 11 (2.01%) CCNP
7 11 (2.01%) CCVP
7 11 (2.01%) Security Cleared
8 10 (1.83%) MCTS
9 8 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (1.46%) MCP
10 6 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.91%) CCSP
12 4 (0.73%) HND
13 3 (0.55%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.47%) SLA
2 18 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.74%) QA
4 14 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 12 (2.19%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.55%) IFRS
6 3 (0.55%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 85 (15.54%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.75%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.56%) XenServer
5 13 (2.38%) Terminal Services
6 12 (2.19%) KVM
6 12 (2.19%) VMware Workstation
6 12 (2.19%) XenApp
7 11 (2.01%) ISA Server
8 10 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.28%) Docker
10 4 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.37%) UAG
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (2.38%) WSUS
2 12 (2.19%) ZABBIX
3 10 (1.83%) vCenter Server
4 5 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.91%) NetCrunch
5 4 (0.73%) SCCM
6 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.55%) Oozie
6 3 (0.55%) Puppet
7 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.18%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.18%) SCOM
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 294 (53.75%) Microsoft
2 65 (11.88%) Oracle
3 47 (8.59%) VMware
4 45 (8.23%) SAP
5 33 (6.03%) Cisco
6 19 (3.47%) HP
6 19 (3.47%) Informatica
7 15 (2.74%) F5
8 12 (2.19%) Citrix
8 12 (2.19%) Dell
8 12 (2.19%) McAfee
9 11 (2.01%) MuleSoft
10 10 (1.83%) Teradata
11 9 (1.65%) IBM
11 9 (1.65%) Sitecore
12 8 (1.46%) iManage
12 8 (1.46%) LexisNexis
13 7 (1.28%) WatchGuard
14 6 (1.10%) EMC
14 6 (1.10%) SolarWinds
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £550000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Exceptional benefits and company cul
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £60k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per day + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Modis International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
Capgemini
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 15 days ago