The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 166 141 214
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +73
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 59 88 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 1.57% 0.27%
As % of the General category 2.33% 3.70% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32 25 14
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Back Office
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2530 2379 2165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.74% 42.37% 39.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1604 1596
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the Berkshire region.

Back Office Salary Trend in Berkshire

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Back Office
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 43 £70,000 +55.55% 5
Bracknell - 5 £32,500 -
Slough +4 2 £25,500 -27.14%
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office.

1 64 (44.76%) SC Cleared
1 64 (44.76%) Security Cleared
2 61 (42.66%) Finance
3 50 (34.97%) Retail
4 33 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 32 (22.38%) Six Sigma
5 32 (22.38%) Benchmarking
5 32 (22.38%) German Language
5 32 (22.38%) Business Development
6 27 (18.88%) Linux
7 23 (16.08%) UNIX
8 22 (15.38%) Oracle
8 22 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 21 (14.69%) SQL
9 21 (14.69%) Windows
9 21 (14.69%) CRM
10 19 (13.29%) MS Excel
11 17 (11.89%) SharePoint
12 16 (11.19%) SLA
12 16 (11.19%) TOGAF
13 15 (10.49%) Project Management
13 15 (10.49%) SOA
14 14 (9.79%) EMC
14 14 (9.79%) EDRMS
14 14 (9.79%) Migration
14 14 (9.79%) Open Text
14 14 (9.79%) Metadata Management
14 14 (9.79%) Systems Analysis
14 14 (9.79%) Data Management
14 14 (9.79%) Taxonomies

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (11.89%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.79%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (4.90%) Drupal
3 7 (4.90%) Kentico
3 7 (4.90%) CMS
4 3 (2.10%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.70%) Apache
5 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.50%) MS Project
2 5 (3.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Agresso
2 3 (2.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.40%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.39%) Internet
1 12 (8.39%) Broadband
2 10 (6.99%) 4G
2 10 (6.99%) 3G
3 9 (6.29%) Firewall
4 5 (3.50%) VoIP
5 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.10%) VPN
6 3 (2.10%) DNS
6 3 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.40%) SAN
8 1 (0.70%) NAS
8 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.79%) EDRMS
2 13 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.40%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.40%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Subversion
2 1 (0.70%) Maven
2 1 (0.70%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) EasyMock
2 1 (0.70%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
General
1 61 (42.66%) Finance
2 50 (34.97%) Retail
3 33 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 32 (22.38%) German Language
5 8 (5.59%) Front Office
6 4 (2.80%) Billing
6 4 (2.80%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (12.59%) Architect
2 16 (11.19%) Support Engineer
3 15 (10.49%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (10.49%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 15 (10.49%) Senior Architect
4 14 (9.79%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 14 (9.79%) SharePoint Architect
4 14 (9.79%) Senior SharePoint Architect
5 12 (8.39%) Account Manager
5 12 (8.39%) Sales Manager
6 11 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.90%) OSS Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.20%) HTML
1 6 (4.20%) CSS
2 4 (2.80%) .NET
2 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.80%) XML
3 2 (1.40%) LAMP
3 2 (1.40%) Symfony
3 2 (1.40%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (1.40%) CakePHP
3 2 (1.40%) jQuery
3 2 (1.40%) RESTful
4 1 (0.70%) Vaadin
4 1 (0.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.70%) Spring
4 1 (0.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Taxonomies
2 13 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.39%) Smartphone
4 9 (6.29%) Clustering
5 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.59%) Firmware
6 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.10%) Handset
7 3 (2.10%) Replication
8 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.40%) Open Source
8 2 (1.40%) Social Media
9 1 (0.70%) iPad
9 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.88%) Linux
2 23 (16.08%) UNIX
3 21 (14.69%) Windows
4 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.38%) Six Sigma
1 32 (22.38%) Benchmarking
1 32 (22.38%) Business Development
2 21 (14.69%) CRM
3 16 (11.19%) TOGAF
4 15 (10.49%) Project Management
4 15 (10.49%) SOA
5 14 (9.79%) Migration
5 14 (9.79%) Data Management
5 14 (9.79%) Systems Analysis
5 14 (9.79%) Knowledge Management
5 14 (9.79%) Metadata Management
6 13 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
7 12 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.99%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (5.59%) Data Modelling
9 8 (5.59%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.90%) People Management
11 6 (4.20%) Service Management
11 6 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.69%) SQL
2 9 (6.29%) Perl
2 9 (6.29%) Korn
3 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.50%) PHP
5 4 (2.80%) C#
6 3 (2.10%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 64 (44.76%) SC Cleared
1 64 (44.76%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.79%) Degree
3 12 (8.39%) OCA
3 12 (8.39%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (3.50%) MOS
5 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.19%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (2.80%) NDS
2 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.10%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.80%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (2.10%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (15.38%) Oracle
1 22 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.79%) EMC
2 14 (9.79%) Open Text
3 12 (8.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (3.50%) Remedy
4 5 (3.50%) Huawei
5 4 (2.80%) Greenplum
5 4 (2.80%) CODA
5 4 (2.80%) Velocent
5 4 (2.80%) Cerion
6 3 (2.10%) Cisco
6 3 (2.10%) McAfee
6 3 (2.10%) VMware
6 3 (2.10%) Mitel
7 2 (1.40%) HP
7 2 (1.40%) SAP
7 2 (1.40%) Facebook
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
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