Period
to 7 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 6 months to 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 219 414 563
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 13.10% 11.93% 12.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.77% 50.61% 47.15%
Number of salaries quoted 234 393 525
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £39,000 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

SQL Server 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 Surrey with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 440 818 1,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 26.32% 23.57% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 360 698 986
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,125 £78,750 £77,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Surrey

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Surrey.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Surrey

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Surrey over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Surrey

SQL Server
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 7 March 2021. 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
Guildford -13 41 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Godalming +5 34 £65,000 +13.04%
Farnham +7 19 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Redhill +4 13 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Woking -3 13 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Staines +17 9 £40,000 -40.74%
Leatherhead +9 9 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Walton-on-Thames -13 9 £62,500 -3.85% 4
Reigate +13 8 £35,337 -41.11% 1
Camberley +7 7 £55,000 +15.79%
Egham +14 5 - - 1
Dorking +6 3 £67,000 +123.33% 1
Epsom -4 1 £46,500 +6.90% 2
Banstead - 1 £65,000 -
Tadworth - 1 £55,000 -
Warlingham - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 123 (56.16%) Azure
2 110 (50.23%) SQL
3 88 (40.18%) C#
4 80 (36.53%) .NET
5 72 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (31.51%) Windows
7 68 (31.05%) Microsoft
8 65 (29.68%) Finance
9 62 (28.31%) JavaScript
10 57 (26.03%) VMware
11 55 (25.11%) ASP.NET
12 53 (24.20%) CSS
12 53 (24.20%) Active Directory
13 52 (23.74%) HTML
14 50 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 50 (22.83%) AngularJS
15 49 (22.37%) MVC
16 48 (21.92%) PowerShell
17 47 (21.46%) Windows Server
18 45 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (20.09%) DevOps
20 38 (17.35%) SCCM
21 36 (16.44%) jQuery
22 35 (15.98%) AWS
23 34 (15.53%) Data Centre
24 33 (15.07%) REST
25 32 (14.61%) .NET Framework
26 31 (14.16%) IaaS
26 31 (14.16%) Microsoft Intune
27 30 (13.70%) Public Cloud

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 19 (8.68%) IIS
2 14 (6.39%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.02%) Confluence
4 7 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.20%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.20%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.28%) Apache
6 5 (2.28%) CMS
6 5 (2.28%) JBoss
7 4 (1.83%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.37%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.37%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.46%) DNN
10 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.37%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 123 (56.16%) Azure
2 35 (15.98%) AWS
3 31 (14.16%) IaaS
4 30 (13.70%) PaaS
5 29 (13.24%) Microsoft 365
6 27 (12.33%) SaaS
7 16 (7.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (4.11%) Power Platform
9 8 (3.65%) Mimecast
10 6 (2.74%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (1.83%) BrowserStack
13 3 (1.37%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.91%) Cloudflare
15 1 (0.46%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.13%) SAN
2 13 (5.94%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (4.57%) DNS
4 8 (3.65%) WAN
5 7 (3.20%) Skype
5 7 (3.20%) VLAN
5 7 (3.20%) VPN
6 6 (2.74%) BGP
6 6 (2.74%) iSCSI
6 6 (2.74%) Kerberos
6 6 (2.74%) LAN
6 6 (2.74%) MPLS
7 5 (2.28%) FTP
8 4 (1.83%) Firewall
8 4 (1.83%) NAS
8 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.37%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.37%) WebEx
10 2 (0.91%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.91%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.02%) MySQL
4 11 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (3.65%) Power BI
5 8 (3.65%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.28%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.83%) Big Data
8 4 (1.83%) Redis
8 4 (1.83%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.37%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.37%) Looker
9 3 (1.37%) ObjectStore
9 3 (1.37%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 26 (11.87%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.02%) JIRA
3 10 (4.57%) TeamCity
4 9 (4.11%) Bitbucket
4 9 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (2.74%) JUnit
5 6 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.83%) Ant
7 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.83%) Maven
7 4 (1.83%) Moq
8 2 (0.91%) MSTest
9 1 (0.46%) ERwin
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 65 (29.68%) Finance
2 12 (5.48%) Marketing
3 10 (4.57%) Public Sector
4 9 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.65%) Electronics
5 8 (3.65%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.28%) Back Office
6 5 (2.28%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 96 (43.84%) Developer
2 57 (26.03%) .NET Developer
3 31 (14.16%) Full Stack Developer
4 19 (8.68%) Consultant
4 19 (8.68%) Software Developer
5 18 (8.22%) Analyst
5 18 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (7.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (6.39%) .NET Software Developer
8 12 (5.48%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
8 12 (5.48%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.48%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 12 (5.48%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.57%) Azure Consultant
9 10 (4.57%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Cloud Consultant
10 8 (3.65%) Technical Leader
11 7 (3.20%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (36.53%) .NET
2 55 (25.11%) ASP.NET
3 53 (24.20%) CSS
4 52 (23.74%) HTML
5 50 (22.83%) AngularJS
6 45 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 36 (16.44%) jQuery
8 33 (15.07%) REST
9 32 (14.61%) .NET Framework
10 30 (13.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 30 (13.70%) WCF
11 29 (13.24%) SOAP
12 28 (12.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (11.42%) Vue.js
14 24 (10.96%) Web Services
15 18 (8.22%) .NET Core
16 16 (7.31%) Entity Framework
16 16 (7.31%) XML
17 13 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 10 (4.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.53%) Data Centre
2 30 (13.70%) Public Cloud
3 21 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (8.68%) Private Cloud
5 14 (6.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.20%) Clustering
8 6 (2.74%) Replication
8 6 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.37%) Cloud Native
11 3 (1.37%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.91%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (31.51%) Windows
2 47 (21.46%) Windows Server
3 24 (10.96%) Linux
4 17 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (7.76%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (7.31%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.28%) Unix
8 4 (1.83%) Android
8 4 (1.83%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.37%) MVC
3 44 (20.09%) DevOps
4 30 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (11.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 24 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (10.50%) Web Development
8 21 (9.59%) ETL
9 20 (9.13%) Workflow
10 19 (8.68%) Fintech
10 19 (8.68%) ITIL
10 19 (8.68%) Migration
10 19 (8.68%) Scrum
11 18 (8.22%) Incident Management
12 16 (7.31%) TDD
12 16 (7.31%) Test Automation
13 14 (6.39%) ITIL V3
13 14 (6.39%) PRINCE2
14 12 (5.48%) CRM
14 12 (5.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 110 (50.23%) SQL
2 88 (40.18%) C#
3 62 (28.31%) JavaScript
4 48 (21.92%) PowerShell
5 19 (8.68%) T-SQL
6 13 (5.94%) Java
7 8 (3.65%) Python
8 7 (3.20%) C++
8 7 (3.20%) R
8 7 (3.20%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.20%) XPath
9 5 (2.28%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.83%) Scala
10 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.37%) C
11 3 (1.37%) Perl
12 1 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.46%) VB
12 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (13.24%) Degree
2 20 (9.13%) CCNA
2 20 (9.13%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (7.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 17 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.76%) Security Cleared
4 14 (6.39%) MCSE
4 14 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.83%) PhD
7 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.46%) HNC
7 1 (0.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.37%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.37%) GDPR
2 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 53 (24.20%) Active Directory
2 50 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (13.70%) Hyper-V
4 22 (10.05%) Docker
5 16 (7.31%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.74%) Firmware
7 4 (1.83%) vSphere
8 3 (1.37%) HDFS
9 2 (0.91%) pfSense
9 2 (0.91%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (17.35%) SCCM
2 31 (14.16%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (7.31%) SCVMM
4 9 (4.11%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.28%) Ansible
5 5 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.28%) Puppet
6 4 (1.83%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (31.05%) Microsoft
2 57 (26.03%) VMware
3 20 (9.13%) Cisco
4 18 (8.22%) Veeam
5 11 (5.02%) SAP
6 10 (4.57%) Oracle
7 7 (3.20%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.74%) HP
8 6 (2.74%) SolarWinds
8 6 (2.74%) Splunk
9 5 (2.28%) Veracode
9 5 (2.28%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.83%) Dell
10 4 (1.83%) EMC
10 4 (1.83%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.83%) Sybase
11 3 (1.37%) Brocade
11 3 (1.37%) Juniper
11 3 (1.37%) NetApp
11 3 (1.37%) Sun