Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SQL Server 2017 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2017 over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2017
England > South East
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 440 499 -
Rank change year-on-year +59 - -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2017 44 33 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.12% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.72% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 0
South East median annual salary £50,500 £44,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.77% - -
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +29.41% -

SQL Server 2017 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following 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 or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 6,133 8,204 9,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.15% 28.89% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,248 6,795 8,355
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

SQL Server 2017
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SQL Server 2017 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2017 in the South East

SQL Server 2017
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2017 in the South East.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2017 in the South East

SQL Server 2017
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2017 in the South East over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2017 in the South East

SQL Server 2017
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 2017 within the South East region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 29 £50,500 -
Thames Valley +29 7 £50,000 +12.99% 1
Hampshire +17 7 £52,500 -19.23%
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £50,000 +18.34% 1
Berkshire +26 3 £57,500 -8.00%
Surrey +19 1 £60,000 +46.34% 1
SQL Server 2017
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2017 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2017.

1 44 (100.00%) SQL
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (70.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (61.36%) PowerShell
5 26 (59.09%) Azure
6 25 (56.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (54.55%) Clustering
8 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 22 (50.00%) Degree
9 21 (47.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (47.73%) Windows
9 21 (47.73%) High Availability
10 20 (45.45%) Security Hardening
10 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
11 18 (40.91%) Firmware
11 18 (40.91%) SLA
11 18 (40.91%) Ticket Management
12 17 (38.64%) ServiceNow
12 17 (38.64%) Finance
12 17 (38.64%) Information Security
12 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (38.64%) ITIL
12 17 (38.64%) MCP
13 16 (36.36%) Solaris
13 16 (36.36%) Unix
13 16 (36.36%) Management Information System
14 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (29.55%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2017
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:

Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (59.09%) Azure
2 4 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (70.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (56.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (47.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (2.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) ER Studio
1 2 (4.55%) ERwin
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) DBA
1 23 (52.27%) SQL DBA
2 11 (25.00%) Operations Support Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Developer
3 10 (22.73%) SQL Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Administrator
4 9 (20.45%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (13.64%) Agile Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (13.64%) SQL BI Developer
5 6 (13.64%) SSIS Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Tableau Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Database Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Database Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Senior DBA
6 4 (9.09%) Senior SQL DBA
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (9.09%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Clustering
2 16 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Solaris
2 16 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) High Availability
3 20 (45.45%) Security Hardening
4 18 (40.91%) Ticket Management
5 17 (38.64%) Information Security
5 17 (38.64%) ITIL
6 11 (25.00%) ETL
7 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
8 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (9.09%) DevOps
10 3 (6.82%) Code Optimisation
10 3 (6.82%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (6.82%) Investment Management
10 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
11 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 27 (61.36%) PowerShell
3 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Degree
2 17 (38.64%) MCP
2 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.91%) Firmware
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (38.64%) ServiceNow
3 6 (13.64%) Tableau
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) VMware