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 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 2008
England / South East
Rank 164 147 89
Rank change year-on-year -17 -58  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 261 424 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.77% 2.21% 3.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.06% 7.13% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 222 368 624
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,750 £60,000
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 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 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 23 March 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 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 -4 64 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Hampshire +19 53 £41,000 +9.33% 12
Berkshire -1 53 £50,000 +3.09% 4
West Sussex +16 52 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -23 18 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Oxfordshire -23 10 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Kent -4 5 £29,500 -48.69% 3
East Sussex +12 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Middlesex +7 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Sussex -2 1 £50,000 +42.85%
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 570 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 363 (63.68%) SQL
3 311 (54.56%) Microsoft
4 237 (41.58%) .NET
5 218 (38.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 203 (35.61%) C#
7 202 (35.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 199 (34.91%) T-SQL
9 187 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
10 185 (32.46%) Windows
11 162 (28.42%) ASP.NET
12 161 (28.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 147 (25.79%) MS Excel
14 135 (23.68%) JavaScript
15 134 (23.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 127 (22.28%) HTML
16 127 (22.28%) CSS
17 125 (21.93%) Windows Server
18 121 (21.23%) MVC
19 114 (20.00%) Finance
20 112 (19.65%) Business Intelligence
21 109 (19.12%) SQL Server 2005
22 103 (18.07%) Active Directory
23 102 (17.89%) XML
24 101 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
25 97 (17.02%) jQuery
26 95 (16.67%) Web Services
27 90 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
28 89 (15.61%) Microsoft Certification
29 85 (14.91%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2008
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 67 (11.75%) SharePoint
2 65 (11.40%) MS Exchange
3 58 (10.18%) IIS
4 46 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 27 (4.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 18 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (2.46%) SAS
10 12 (2.11%) CMS
11 11 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (1.75%) Kentico
13 9 (1.58%) Confluence
14 8 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (1.23%) EPiServer
16 6 (1.05%) Drupal
17 5 (0.88%) Skype for Business
18 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
19 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
20 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 147 (25.79%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.35%) MS Project
3 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.70%) Infor CRM
3 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.35%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (5.61%) Office 365
3 17 (2.98%) IaaS
4 16 (2.81%) SaaS
5 13 (2.28%) PaaS
6 8 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.53%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.53%) Yammer
9 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.25%) DNS
2 42 (7.37%) Firewall
3 37 (6.49%) TCP/IP
4 34 (5.96%) DHCP
5 30 (5.26%) SAN
6 26 (4.56%) Intranet
7 13 (2.28%) LAN
7 13 (2.28%) VoIP
7 13 (2.28%) WAN
8 12 (2.11%) SMTP
9 9 (1.58%) Network Security
10 8 (1.40%) VLAN
11 7 (1.23%) NAS
11 7 (1.23%) SNMP
11 7 (1.23%) VPN
12 6 (1.05%) HTTP
13 5 (0.88%) IP Telephony
13 5 (0.88%) Skype
13 5 (0.88%) SSL
14 4 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 570 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 218 (38.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 202 (35.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 161 (28.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 134 (23.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 109 (19.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 84 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
8 73 (12.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 66 (11.58%) Relational Database
10 33 (5.79%) Power BI
11 30 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 26 (4.56%) RDBMS
13 25 (4.39%) Crystal Reports
14 23 (4.04%) OLAP
15 22 (3.86%) Big Data
16 20 (3.51%) PowerCenter
17 19 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (2.98%) NoSQL
18 17 (2.98%) Oracle Database
19 16 (2.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 84 (14.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 73 (12.81%) Visual Studio
3 32 (5.61%) Git (software)
4 23 (4.04%) JIRA
5 20 (3.51%) NUnit
6 17 (2.98%) Subversion
7 7 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.23%) WinDbg
8 6 (1.05%) Mercurial
9 5 (0.88%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.53%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.53%) Trac
11 2 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.35%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.18%) Moq
12 1 (0.18%) Selenium
12 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 114 (20.00%) Finance
2 27 (4.74%) Retail
3 22 (3.86%) Banking
4 15 (2.63%) Marketing
5 9 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.40%) Back Office
6 8 (1.40%) Legal
7 7 (1.23%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.53%) Advertising
11 3 (0.53%) Electronics
11 3 (0.53%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 275 (48.25%) Developer
2 113 (19.82%) .NET Developer
3 91 (15.96%) DBA
4 90 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 81 (14.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 80 (14.04%) SQL DBA
7 76 (13.33%) SQL Developer
8 63 (11.05%) Senior Developer
9 61 (10.70%) Analyst
10 60 (10.53%) Administrator
11 47 (8.25%) Software Developer
12 45 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
13 39 (6.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 38 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 38 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
15 33 (5.79%) Support Analyst
16 29 (5.09%) SQL BI Developer
17 27 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
17 27 (4.74%) Senior C# Developer
18 26 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (41.58%) .NET
2 162 (28.42%) ASP.NET
3 127 (22.28%) CSS
3 127 (22.28%) HTML
4 102 (17.89%) XML
5 97 (17.02%) jQuery
6 95 (16.67%) Web Services
7 90 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 82 (14.39%) .NET Framework
9 78 (13.68%) Ajax
10 76 (13.33%) WCF
11 54 (9.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 51 (8.95%) AngularJS
13 50 (8.77%) HTML5
14 45 (7.89%) Entity Framework
15 44 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 43 (7.54%) LINQ
17 34 (5.96%) WPF
18 32 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 29 (5.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.07%) Clustering
3 37 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.39%) Replication
5 16 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.58%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.58%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.23%) iPad
10 7 (1.23%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.05%) NHS
12 5 (0.88%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.70%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.53%) Fintech
14 3 (0.53%) iPhone
14 3 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 185 (32.46%) Windows
2 125 (21.93%) Windows Server
3 101 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (14.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 24 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (4.04%) Unix
8 22 (3.86%) Linux
9 8 (1.40%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.23%) Android
10 7 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.05%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.70%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.53%) CentOS
14 3 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.53%) Solaris
14 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.35%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (21.23%) MVC
3 112 (19.65%) Business Intelligence
4 85 (14.91%) Performance Tuning
5 81 (14.21%) TDD
6 72 (12.63%) ETL
7 70 (12.28%) High Availability
8 61 (10.70%) Scrum
9 57 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 57 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 56 (9.82%) ITIL
11 47 (8.25%) Data Analysis
12 35 (6.14%) Data Modelling
13 34 (5.96%) SDLC
14 33 (5.79%) Web Development
15 30 (5.26%) CRM
15 30 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
16 27 (4.74%) Requirements Analysis
17 26 (4.56%) PRINCE2
18 25 (4.39%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 363 (63.68%) SQL
2 203 (35.61%) C#
3 199 (34.91%) T-SQL
4 135 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 33 (5.79%) PL/SQL
6 31 (5.44%) VB.NET
7 28 (4.91%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.63%) Java
9 12 (2.11%) C++
10 10 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.40%) ANSI SQL
12 7 (1.23%) VBScript
13 4 (0.70%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.70%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (0.53%) C
14 3 (0.53%) Python
14 3 (0.53%) VB
14 3 (0.53%) XPath
15 2 (0.35%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 89 (15.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (12.98%) Degree
3 44 (7.72%) MCSA
4 33 (5.79%) MCSE
5 23 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (4.04%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.81%) CCNA
8 14 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (2.46%) MCITP
9 11 (1.93%) MCTS
10 7 (1.23%) CCNP
10 7 (1.23%) CCVP
10 7 (1.23%) MCP
11 4 (0.70%) CISA
11 4 (0.70%) CISSP
11 4 (0.70%) PhD
12 3 (0.53%) HND
12 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.32%) SLA
2 21 (3.68%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.63%) QA
4 14 (2.46%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.53%) IFRS
6 3 (0.53%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.35%) WAI
7 2 (0.35%) WCAG
8 1 (0.18%) CDISC
8 1 (0.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
System Software
1 103 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.49%) Hyper-V
3 25 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.23%) ISA Server
4 7 (1.23%) vSphere
5 4 (0.70%) XenServer
6 3 (0.53%) Docker
6 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.53%) XenApp
7 2 (0.35%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.18%) KVM
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (1.93%) SCCM
3 6 (1.05%) Puppet
3 6 (1.05%) WSUS
4 5 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.88%) SCOM
5 4 (0.70%) vMotion
6 3 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.53%) NetCrunch
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.35%) Nessus
7 2 (0.35%) Oozie
8 1 (0.18%) Ansible
8 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 311 (54.56%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.60%) Oracle
3 34 (5.96%) VMware
4 31 (5.44%) HP
5 29 (5.09%) Informatica
6 19 (3.33%) SAP
7 17 (2.98%) Cisco
8 16 (2.81%) Dell
9 13 (2.28%) F5
10 12 (2.11%) 3PAR
10 12 (2.11%) Mitel
11 10 (1.75%) PayPal
11 10 (1.75%) Teradata
12 8 (1.40%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (1.40%) IBM
12 8 (1.40%) Sitecore
13 7 (1.23%) Citrix
13 7 (1.23%) Google
13 7 (1.23%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.05%) RedGate
Longfield
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Horsham, Sussex
OCS Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Innovation Software Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 7 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Innovation Software Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke , Hampshire
PS Computer Services
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + health + pension + 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 25
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £36k+ benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South East England
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago