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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 94 104 110
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 26 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.60% 0.82% 0.72%
As % of the General category 3.56% 1.99% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 12
Average salary £41,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £28,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £32,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
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
730 702 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.01% 40.89% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 520 471 447
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Chester +19 10 £37,500 +41.50% 1
Wilmslow -6 7 £36,000 +20.00% 2
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (35.00%) VMware
1 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.00%) LAN
3 11 (27.50%) WAN
3 11 (27.50%) UNIX
3 11 (27.50%) C#
3 11 (27.50%) .NET
3 11 (27.50%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
4 10 (25.00%) REST
4 10 (25.00%) WinForms
4 10 (25.00%) JSON
4 10 (25.00%) VB
4 10 (25.00%) SOAP
4 10 (25.00%) Web Services
4 10 (25.00%) XML
4 10 (25.00%) N-Tier
5 9 (22.50%) SLA
5 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (22.50%) Finance
6 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.50%) SCCM
9 4 (10.00%) Marketing
10 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (7.50%) Lync
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) LAN
2 11 (27.50%) WAN
2 11 (27.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.50%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) HTTP
4 2 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JMeter
1 2 (5.00%) JUnit
1 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.00%) Facilita Forecast
1 2 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (20.00%) Administrator
5 6 (15.00%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) MI Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) PMO Manager
9 1 (2.50%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Programme Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) REST
2 10 (25.00%) WinForms
2 10 (25.00%) JSON
2 10 (25.00%) SOAP
2 10 (25.00%) Web Services
2 10 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) Ajax
4 1 (2.50%) COM
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) AIX
3 2 (5.00%) CentOS
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
2 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) User Stories
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) ERP
6 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL V2
6 2 (5.00%) Line Management
6 2 (5.00%) Kanban
6 2 (5.00%) Release Management
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Network Design
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) C#
2 10 (25.00%) VB
3 7 (17.50%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) VBA
5 2 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Groovy
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (5.00%) CCNP
1 2 (5.00%) CCNA
1 2 (5.00%) ISEB
1 2 (5.00%) CISSP
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.00%) RHCE
1 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (5.00%) MCSE
1 2 (5.00%) HP ASE
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (5.00%) MCITP
1 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (35.00%) VMware
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco
2 2 (5.00%) HP
2 2 (5.00%) Citrix
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago