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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 112 106 93
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 10 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.58% 0.95% 1.61%
As % of the General category 1.35% 2.19% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 24
Average salary £41,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £23,700 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £40,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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
740 777 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.10% 43.51% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 554 601 572
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 28 July 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 -1 7 £40,500 +19.11%
Chester -3 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) VMware
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
4 10 (27.03%) REST
4 10 (27.03%) WinForms
4 10 (27.03%) JSON
4 10 (27.03%) SOAP
4 10 (27.03%) Web Services
4 10 (27.03%) XML
4 10 (27.03%) C#
4 10 (27.03%) VB
4 10 (27.03%) .NET
4 10 (27.03%) N-Tier
4 10 (27.03%) LAN
5 9 (24.32%) WAN
5 9 (24.32%) UNIX
5 9 (24.32%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.92%) SCCM
7 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (16.22%) SQL
9 5 (13.51%) Finance
9 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (13.51%) SLA
9 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.81%) Marketing
10 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
11 3 (8.11%) MS Excel

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (8.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.11%) Lync
1 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) LAN
2 9 (24.32%) WAN
2 9 (24.32%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) Network Security
4 2 (5.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Facilita Forecast
1 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.41%) Selenium
1 2 (5.41%) JMeter
1 2 (5.41%) JUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Software Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) MI Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) REST
1 10 (27.03%) WinForms
1 10 (27.03%) JSON
1 10 (27.03%) SOAP
1 10 (27.03%) Web Services
1 10 (27.03%) XML
1 10 (27.03%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) COM
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) Ajax
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) N-Tier
2 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) CentOS
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.41%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.11%) User Stories
6 2 (5.41%) Line Management
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL V2
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.41%) Kanban
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Release Management
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) Network Design
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) C#
1 10 (27.03%) VB
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) Groovy
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) VBA
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) HP ASE
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (5.41%) MCITP
1 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.41%) Security+ Certification
1 2 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (5.41%) CCNP
1 2 (5.41%) CCNA
1 2 (5.41%) ISEB
1 2 (5.41%) CISSP
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.41%) RHCE
1 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
1 2 (5.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
1 12 (32.43%) VMware
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
2 2 (5.41%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix
2 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) ProCurve
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