Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Server Consultant
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1167 1195 1190
Rank change year-on-year +28 -5 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 39 48 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.025% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.026% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 106
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.70% +1.88% -11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £77,500 £57,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +53.33% -6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

SQL Server Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SQL Server Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Consultant in the UK

SQL Server Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SQL Server Consultant in the UK

SQL Server Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Consultant in the UK

SQL Server Consultant
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England +15 38 £50,000 +20.48% 3
London +16 20 £50,000 -16.67% 1
UK excluding London +22 17 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Midlands +46 9 £57,500 +130.00% 1
West Midlands - 8 £57,500 - 1
North of England +16 5 - -
North West +6 5 - -
South East +33 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +41 1 £45,000 +80.00%

SQL Server Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, SQL Server Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring SQL Server Consultant in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (92.31%) SQL
3 22 (56.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (51.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (48.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (48.72%) T-SQL
5 19 (48.72%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
7 15 (38.46%) .NET
7 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (38.46%) Analytics
7 15 (38.46%) Presales
8 14 (35.90%) Power BI
9 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
9 13 (33.33%) Tableau
9 13 (33.33%) Business Analytics
9 13 (33.33%) Visualisation
9 13 (33.33%) MDX
9 13 (33.33%) OLAP
9 13 (33.33%) Finance
10 11 (28.21%) XML
10 11 (28.21%) Oracle
10 11 (28.21%) ITIL
10 11 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (25.64%) Oracle OLAP
11 10 (25.64%) Data Lake
11 10 (25.64%) Azure Data Factory

SQL Server Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (25.64%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (56.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (51.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (48.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (35.90%) Power BI
6 13 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (33.33%) OLAP
7 11 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (25.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 10 (25.64%) Data Lake
8 10 (25.64%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (12.82%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (7.69%) QlikView
10 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) RStudio
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 5 (12.82%) Electronics
3 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
2 13 (33.33%) MDX
3 11 (28.21%) XML
4 8 (20.51%) Web Services
5 6 (15.38%) XSLT
6 5 (12.82%) CSS
6 5 (12.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) Virtual Team
3 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (15.38%) Hedge funds
4 5 (12.82%) Chip and PIN
4 5 (12.82%) EPoS
5 2 (5.13%) Replication
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (38.46%) Analytics
2 15 (38.46%) Presales
3 13 (33.33%) Business Analytics
3 13 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 13 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 11 (28.21%) ITIL
5 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 8 (20.51%) Migration
7 8 (20.51%) Virtual Team Management
8 7 (17.95%) Project Management
9 6 (15.38%) CRM
9 6 (15.38%) Data Migration
9 6 (15.38%) People Management
9 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
9 6 (15.38%) Software Delivery
10 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) T-SQL
3 8 (20.51%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.38%) XPath
5 5 (12.82%) VB
5 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
5 5 (12.82%) VBA
6 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
1 5 (12.82%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) Tableau
3 11 (28.21%) Oracle
4 5 (12.82%) SAP