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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 192 205 225
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +20
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 67 52 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 0.74% 0.53%
As % of the General category 2.64% 1.99% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 39
Average salary £31,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £62,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,375 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
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
2539 2616 3126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 34.75% 37.15% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1956 1959 2523
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Hertfordshire -15 31 £30,750 -41.42%
Essex +1 15 £31,250 -40.47%
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £37,500 -25.00%
Bedfordshire - 8 £25,000 -
Norfolk -1 4 £72,500 +150.00%
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 -
Back Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 47 (41.59%) Microsoft
2 37 (32.74%) SQL
3 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
4 31 (27.43%) .NET
5 30 (26.55%) Finance
6 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (22.12%) E-Commerce
8 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
9 21 (18.58%) Retail
9 21 (18.58%) MS Excel
10 19 (16.81%) SOA
10 19 (16.81%) HTML
10 19 (16.81%) Java
10 19 (16.81%) Relational Database
11 18 (15.93%) Web Services
11 18 (15.93%) Scrum
11 18 (15.93%) SC Cleared
12 17 (15.04%) VMware
12 17 (15.04%) XML
12 17 (15.04%) C#
13 16 (14.16%) OO
13 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
13 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (13.27%) Degree
14 15 (13.27%) Computer Science
14 15 (13.27%) TCP/IP
15 14 (12.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (12.39%) Git (software)
16 13 (11.50%) Domain-Driven Design
16 13 (11.50%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.08%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (5.31%) IIS
4 6 (5.31%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.65%) CMS
6 2 (1.77%) Drupal
7 1 (0.88%) nginx
7 1 (0.88%) Lync
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.88%) Apache
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (18.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (6.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.77%) AWD
3 1 (0.88%) JDE World
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.50%) DNS
3 11 (9.73%) SSL
3 11 (9.73%) DHCP
3 11 (9.73%) Firewall
3 11 (9.73%) HTTP
4 10 (8.85%) HTTPS
5 7 (6.19%) Network Security
6 4 (3.54%) FTP
7 3 (2.65%) Intranet
8 2 (1.77%) SMTP
9 1 (0.88%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.88%) SAN
9 1 (0.88%) NAS
9 1 (0.88%) AMQP
9 1 (0.88%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.81%) Relational Database
3 14 (12.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (11.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (7.08%) MySQL
6 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database
6 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (5.31%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (2.65%) EDRMS
9 3 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.77%) Essbase
10 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.50%) Eclipse
2 13 (11.50%) JUnit
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (4.42%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.88%) Selenium
5 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (26.55%) Finance
2 21 (18.58%) Retail
3 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Front Office
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (35.40%) Developer
2 16 (14.16%) Analyst
2 16 (14.16%) Administrator
3 13 (11.50%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.73%) Network Administrator
5 9 (7.96%) .NET Developer
5 9 (7.96%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) Consultant
6 8 (7.08%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Head of Architecture
7 7 (6.19%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Security Administrator
8 6 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.31%) Graduate
9 5 (4.42%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (3.54%) Web Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.43%) .NET
2 19 (16.81%) HTML
3 18 (15.93%) Web Services
4 17 (15.04%) XML
5 13 (11.50%) XSD
5 13 (11.50%) WSDL
5 13 (11.50%) JAXB
5 13 (11.50%) JDBC
5 13 (11.50%) SOAP
5 13 (11.50%) JAX-WS
6 9 (7.96%) ASP.NET
7 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (7.08%) jQuery
8 6 (5.31%) CSS
9 5 (4.42%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (4.42%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.54%) COM
11 2 (1.77%) WebCenter
11 2 (1.77%) WCF
12 1 (0.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.50%) EFT
3 10 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.31%) Data Integration
4 6 (5.31%) FMCG
4 6 (5.31%) Social Media
5 5 (4.42%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.65%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.77%) AS400
7 2 (1.77%) iSeries
8 1 (0.88%) Life Science
8 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) Derivative
8 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.50%) Windows
2 9 (7.96%) UNIX
3 3 (2.65%) Linux
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.88%) Debian
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.12%) E-Commerce
3 19 (16.81%) SOA
4 18 (15.93%) Scrum
5 16 (14.16%) OO
6 13 (11.50%) OOD
6 13 (11.50%) TDD
6 13 (11.50%) Business Development
6 13 (11.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 13 (11.50%) User Stories
7 11 (9.73%) Business Continuity
8 10 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (8.85%) MVC
8 10 (8.85%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (7.08%) Migration
9 8 (7.08%) ITIL
10 7 (6.19%) Coaching
11 6 (5.31%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.74%) SQL
2 19 (16.81%) Java
3 17 (15.04%) C#
4 13 (11.50%) T-SQL
4 13 (11.50%) Python
5 12 (10.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.96%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.42%) PHP
7 5 (4.42%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.77%) VBA
10 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.93%) SC Cleared
3 15 (13.27%) Degree
4 7 (6.19%) OCP
4 7 (6.19%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCP
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) MCSA
5 1 (0.88%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) ISO 8583
2 10 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.42%) SLA
4 3 (2.65%) QA
5 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
1 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) Corosync
4 1 (0.88%) Squid
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) SCOM
2 5 (4.42%) SCCM
2 5 (4.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (4.42%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.77%) Nagios
3 2 (1.77%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.77%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.77%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.77%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.88%) Control-M
4 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (41.59%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.04%) VMware
3 10 (8.85%) LogRhythm
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle
4 5 (4.42%) Symantec
5 4 (3.54%) HP
5 4 (3.54%) Citrix
6 3 (2.65%) EMC
6 3 (2.65%) Open Text
6 3 (2.65%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.77%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.77%) Ariba
7 2 (1.77%) McAfee
7 2 (1.77%) SAP
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco
7 2 (1.77%) IBM
7 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.88%) Avaya
8 1 (0.88%) Juniper
8 1 (0.88%) Sage