The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 103 96 123
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 17 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.95% 1.27% 0.73%
As % of the General category 2.11% 3.22% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 14
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Back Office
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
806 621 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.85% 39.43% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 596 439 500
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 Cheshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Cheshire

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Back Office
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Wilmslow -5 5 £34,000 +4.61%
Chester +16 4 £35,250 +33.01% 4
Macclesfield - 1 £45,000 -
Northwich - 1 £35,000 -
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 19 (50.00%) VMware
2 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 17 (44.74%) SLA
4 17 (44.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (42.11%) LAN
6 15 (39.47%) WAN
6 15 (39.47%) UNIX
6 15 (39.47%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (21.05%) Linux
7 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 7 (18.42%) HTML
8 7 (18.42%) SQL
8 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.42%) jQuery
9 6 (15.79%) .NET
9 6 (15.79%) C#
10 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
10 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (10.53%) VCP4
11 4 (10.53%) PHP
11 4 (10.53%) MySQL
11 4 (10.53%) CSS
11 4 (10.53%) Apache
11 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
11 4 (10.53%) Project Management
11 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 3 (7.89%) REST

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Lync
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) LAN
2 15 (39.47%) WAN
2 15 (39.47%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.26%) Network Security
3 2 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) NUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) JMeter
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Administrator
2 13 (34.21%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (28.95%) Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.63%) Development Team Manager
8 1 (2.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.63%) MI Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) PMO Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) HTML
1 7 (18.42%) jQuery
2 6 (15.79%) .NET
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 3 (7.89%) SOAP
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) XML
4 3 (7.89%) WinForms
4 3 (7.89%) Ajax
4 3 (7.89%) JSON
4 3 (7.89%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) CSS3
5 1 (2.63%) COM
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Online Games
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) UNIX
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) AIX
4 2 (5.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) CRM
6 2 (5.26%) ERP
6 2 (5.26%) Network Design
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL V2
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) User Stories
6 2 (5.26%) Line Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) C#
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 3 (7.89%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) Groovy
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) VCP4
2 2 (5.26%) HP ASE
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) CCNP
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) CISSP
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) RHCE
2 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (44.74%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) VMware
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Hitachi
4 2 (5.26%) Veritas
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) ProCurve
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