The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 102 113 102
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 8 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.53% 0.066% 0.76%
As % of the General category 1.79% 0.17% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Back Office
Cambridgeshire

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

General Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
448 583 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.43% 38.71% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 326 501 408
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,453
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Back Office
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Cambridge

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) HTTP
2 6 (46.15%) SSL
3 5 (38.46%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) HTTPS
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Symantec
3 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
3 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
3 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (38.46%) SCOM
3 5 (38.46%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (38.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (38.46%) LogRhythm
4 4 (30.77%) SCCM
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
1 6 (46.15%) SSL
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) HTTPS
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
3 1 (7.69%) AMQP
3 1 (7.69%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Security Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Network Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) DOM
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Debian
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Product Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) Squid
3 1 (7.69%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
1 5 (38.46%) SCOM
1 5 (38.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (30.77%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Symantec
2 5 (38.46%) LogRhythm
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix