The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 104 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 14 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.90% 1.19%
As % of the General category 2.35% 1.90% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 19
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +3.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +14.18%
Back Office
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
596 736 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.18% 47.15% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 519 621 463
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Back Office
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Birmingham

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) UNIX
3 12 (30.00%) Windows
3 12 (30.00%) SQL
4 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
6 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (17.50%) SOA
7 7 (17.50%) CRM
7 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
7 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
8 6 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (15.00%) Taxonomies
8 6 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (15.00%) Retail
8 6 (15.00%) TOGAF
8 6 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Migration
8 6 (15.00%) Open Text
8 6 (15.00%) Front Office
8 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (15.00%) EMC
8 6 (15.00%) EDRMS
8 6 (15.00%) Metadata Management
8 6 (15.00%) Wealth Management
9 5 (12.50%) Hedge funds
9 5 (12.50%) Fund Accounting
9 5 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Extranet
2 1 (2.50%) MPLS
2 1 (2.50%) OSPF
2 1 (2.50%) BGP
2 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) IPsec
2 1 (2.50%) VLAN
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless Security
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.50%) DMVPN
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) EDRMS
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) MS Access
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.50%) MarkLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.50%) JMeter
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Front Office
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
3 5 (12.50%) Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.50%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (5.00%) German Language
7 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Applications Support
2 7 (17.50%) Support Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Applications Support Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Applications Manager
3 6 (15.00%) SharePoint Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Architect
3 6 (15.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Senior SharePoint Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Programmer
6 3 (7.50%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) C++ Programmer
6 3 (7.50%) Business Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) JMS
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) LINQ
2 1 (2.50%) jQuery
2 1 (2.50%) D-Bus
2 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.50%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Taxonomies
3 5 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 5 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (7.50%) Fixed Income
4 3 (7.50%) Equities
4 3 (7.50%) Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) UNIX
2 12 (30.00%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) CRM
1 7 (17.50%) SOA
1 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
2 6 (15.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (15.00%) Migration
2 6 (15.00%) Metadata Management
2 6 (15.00%) Wealth Management
3 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 5 (12.50%) Data Management
3 5 (12.50%) Workflow
3 5 (12.50%) Fund Accounting
4 4 (10.00%) Logistics
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Business Development
6 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.00%) Benchmarking
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.00%) C++
3 4 (10.00%) COBOL
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) RHCE
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
1 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nagios
1 1 (2.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Open Text
2 6 (15.00%) EMC
3 4 (10.00%) Borland
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
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