The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 173 152 194
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +42
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 81 108 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.03% 1.48% 0.97%
As % of the General category 2.84% 3.97% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 73 104 78
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,425 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £56,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Back Office
England

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

General Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2849 2721 3200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 36.05% 37.25% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2241 2159 2597
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,356 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Back Office
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Back Office Salary Trend in the East of England

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in the East of England

Back Office
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Hertfordshire -23 44 £70,000 +55.55% 4
Cambridgeshire +10 16 £37,000 -17.77%
Bedfordshire -4 9 £48,500 -0.51% 4
Essex +4 8 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Suffolk +2 3 £45,000 +109.30%
Norfolk -7 1 £37,000 +13.84%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 93 (55.36%) Finance
2 77 (45.83%) Retail
3 74 (44.05%) Security Cleared
4 73 (43.45%) SC Cleared
5 45 (26.79%) MS Excel
6 42 (25.00%) Windows
7 34 (20.24%) Microsoft
8 32 (19.05%) Six Sigma
8 32 (19.05%) Benchmarking
8 32 (19.05%) Business Development
8 32 (19.05%) German Language
9 27 (16.07%) SQL
10 26 (15.48%) C#
10 26 (15.48%) .NET
11 22 (13.10%) DNS
12 20 (11.90%) DHCP
12 20 (11.90%) Active Directory
12 20 (11.90%) E-Commerce
13 19 (11.31%) HTML
14 17 (10.12%) SQL Server
14 17 (10.12%) CRM
15 16 (9.52%) SOA
15 16 (9.52%) JavaScript
15 16 (9.52%) MS Office
15 16 (9.52%) Degree
15 16 (9.52%) MVC
15 16 (9.52%) PowerShell
16 15 (8.93%) jQuery
16 15 (8.93%) IIS
16 15 (8.93%) CSS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 15 (8.93%) IIS
1 15 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.95%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (3.57%) Apache
4 4 (2.38%) nginx
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.19%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 45 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.52%) MS Office
3 11 (6.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.79%) AWD
1 3 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.19%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.10%) DNS
2 20 (11.90%) DHCP
3 10 (5.95%) FTP
4 6 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.98%) Internet
6 4 (2.38%) Intranet
6 4 (2.38%) SSL
7 2 (1.19%) SAN
7 2 (1.19%) VPN
8 1 (0.60%) Firewall
8 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.95%) EDRMS
3 7 (4.17%) MySQL
4 5 (2.98%) QlikView
4 5 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.38%) OLAP
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.60%) Essbase
8 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Bugzilla
2 4 (2.38%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.79%) NUnit
3 3 (1.79%) JIRA
3 3 (1.79%) Mercurial
3 3 (1.79%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.60%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.60%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 93 (55.36%) Finance
2 77 (45.83%) Retail
3 32 (19.05%) German Language
4 3 (1.79%) Law
5 2 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.60%) French Language
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (19.05%) Analyst
2 28 (16.67%) Developer
3 17 (10.12%) Business Analyst
4 14 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.74%) C# Developer
5 13 (7.74%) Project Manager
6 12 (7.14%) Account Manager
6 12 (7.14%) Sales Manager
7 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.95%) Senior Architect
8 10 (5.95%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.95%) SharePoint Architect
8 10 (5.95%) Web Engineer
8 10 (5.95%) Senior SharePoint Architect
8 10 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.95%) Architect
8 10 (5.95%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.95%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.36%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.48%) .NET
2 19 (11.31%) HTML
3 15 (8.93%) jQuery
3 15 (8.93%) CSS
4 14 (8.33%) Web Services
5 13 (7.74%) .NET Framework
6 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 11 (6.55%) HTML5
8 10 (5.95%) COM
9 8 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (4.76%) Ajax
10 7 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.57%) WCF
11 6 (3.57%) JSON
12 4 (2.38%) CSS3
12 4 (2.38%) WinForms
13 3 (1.79%) WF
13 3 (1.79%) NHibernate
13 3 (1.79%) XML
13 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.95%) Taxonomies
2 9 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.17%) Firmware
5 4 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (2.38%) Replication
6 3 (1.79%) AS400
6 3 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.79%) Derivative
6 3 (1.79%) iSeries
7 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.19%) NHS
7 2 (1.19%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) W3C
8 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (5.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.17%) Linux
3 7 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.38%) UNIX
4 4 (2.38%) Debian
5 3 (1.79%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.60%) Android
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.05%) Six Sigma
1 32 (19.05%) Benchmarking
1 32 (19.05%) Business Development
2 20 (11.90%) E-Commerce
3 17 (10.12%) CRM
4 16 (9.52%) SOA
4 16 (9.52%) MVC
5 15 (8.93%) ITIL
6 14 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 14 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (7.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (7.14%) Data Management
9 11 (6.55%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (5.95%) Metadata Management
10 10 (5.95%) Database Security
10 10 (5.95%) DevOps
10 10 (5.95%) ERP
10 10 (5.95%) Project Management
10 10 (5.95%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.07%) SQL
2 26 (15.48%) C#
3 16 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.76%) Java
4 8 (4.76%) VBScript
5 6 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.38%) PHP
7 2 (1.19%) Groovy
7 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.19%) VBA
8 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.60%) XAML
8 1 (0.60%) C
8 1 (0.60%) VB
8 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (44.05%) Security Cleared
2 73 (43.45%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.52%) Degree
4 3 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.19%) OCP
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.60%) MCP
6 1 (0.60%) MCSE
6 1 (0.60%) MCSA
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ISEB
6 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 20 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.38%) Corosync
2 4 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.38%) vSphere
2 4 (2.38%) Squid
3 3 (1.79%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (5.95%) SCOM
2 6 (3.57%) Nagios
3 3 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.79%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (1.79%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.60%) SCCM
4 1 (0.60%) WSUS
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 34 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.55%) Oracle
3 10 (5.95%) EMC
3 10 (5.95%) Open Text
4 6 (3.57%) HP
4 6 (3.57%) VMware
5 5 (2.98%) Ariba
6 3 (1.79%) IBM
6 3 (1.79%) Sage
6 3 (1.79%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.79%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.19%) Citrix
7 2 (1.19%) Cisco
7 2 (1.19%) Dell
7 2 (1.19%) SAP
8 1 (0.60%) Symbian
8 1 (0.60%) Symantec
8 1 (0.60%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.60%) NetApp
8 1 (0.60%) Veritas
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
IT Connections
Salary: to £52,000
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Upto 65k plus flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 12 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Upto 50k plus flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago