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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 194 172 193
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 32 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.88% 0.71%
As % of the General category 1.31% 2.09% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 11
Average salary £62,500 £72,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +61.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £87,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
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
2440 2392 2341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.31% 41.93% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 1435 1559
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 -16 15 £62,500 -16.66%
Newbury +10 5 - -
Maidenhead - 3 - - 1
Slough +4 2 £60,000 -17.24% 1
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 22 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 19 (29.69%) DNS
3 15 (23.44%) Front Office
3 15 (23.44%) Finance
4 14 (21.88%) Fault Management
5 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 12 (18.75%) Broadband
6 11 (17.19%) SLA
6 11 (17.19%) Retail
7 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (14.06%) People Management
8 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
8 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
8 9 (14.06%) Social Media
8 9 (14.06%) 4G
8 9 (14.06%) Huawei
8 9 (14.06%) Validation
8 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery
8 9 (14.06%) Change Management
8 9 (14.06%) 3G
8 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
9 8 (12.50%) Billing
9 8 (12.50%) Network Design
9 8 (12.50%) Capacity Management
10 7 (10.94%) UNIX
10 7 (10.94%) CRM
10 7 (10.94%) Linux
10 7 (10.94%) DHCP
10 7 (10.94%) SNMP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.25%) CMS
3 4 (6.25%) Drupal
3 4 (6.25%) Kentico
4 1 (1.56%) FormScape
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Office 365
2 3 (4.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) DNS
2 12 (18.75%) Broadband
3 9 (14.06%) 3G
3 9 (14.06%) 4G
4 7 (10.94%) DHCP
4 7 (10.94%) SNMP
4 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.38%) VoIP
5 6 (9.38%) SMTP
6 5 (7.81%) VPN
6 5 (7.81%) Internet
6 5 (7.81%) PuTTY
6 5 (7.81%) SSH
7 4 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (4.69%) Firewall
8 3 (4.69%) OSPF
8 3 (4.69%) BGP
9 2 (3.13%) MPLS
9 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
9 2 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.56%) MS Access
1 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 22 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Front Office
3 11 (17.19%) Retail
4 8 (12.50%) Billing
5 5 (7.81%) Marketing
6 2 (3.13%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Consultant
2 9 (14.06%) Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Graduate
4 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Team Leader
4 6 (9.38%) Technical Team Leader
5 5 (7.81%) Messaging Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) BSS Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Back Office Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) IP Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Server Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Server Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Server Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Server Support
6 4 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.69%) Solutions Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) HTML
1 4 (6.25%) CSS
1 4 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Social Media
2 6 (9.38%) Statistics
3 5 (7.81%) Smartphone
4 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) UNIX
1 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Fault Management
2 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (14.06%) People Management
3 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery
3 9 (14.06%) Change Management
3 9 (14.06%) Validation
4 8 (12.50%) Network Design
4 8 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 7 (10.94%) CRM
5 7 (10.94%) Project Management
6 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.81%) Migration
7 5 (7.81%) Product Marketing
8 4 (6.25%) Web Development
8 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.25%) Workflow
8 4 (6.25%) ERP
9 3 (4.69%) Document Management
9 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.13%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) C
4 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) CCSA
3 5 (7.81%) HNC
3 5 (7.81%) HND
3 5 (7.81%) MCSE
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.69%) CCNP
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) CISSP
6 1 (1.56%) CISA
6 1 (1.56%) CCIP
6 1 (1.56%) CCSE
6 1 (1.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.56%) FISMA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Firmware
2 1 (1.56%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.56%) Kamailio
2 1 (1.56%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Huawei
3 6 (9.38%) HP
4 5 (7.81%) Apple
4 5 (7.81%) Synopsys
4 5 (7.81%) Sage
4 5 (7.81%) Sophos
5 3 (4.69%) JD Edwards
5 3 (4.69%) SAP
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) VMware
6 2 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle
7 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) Sun
7 1 (1.56%) Juniper
7 1 (1.56%) Pegasus