The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 175 165 173
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 96 90 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.20% 1.17% 1.22%
As % of the General category 3.36% 3.23% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 86 86 96
Average salary £61,250 £38,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.13% -7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £65,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
General Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2858 2783 2966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.81% 36.03% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2295 2192 2427
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,564 £27,675 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Back Office
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -5 58 £75,000 +76.47%
Cambridgeshire +14 13 £37,000 -
Bedfordshire +2 13 £41,750 -1.76%
Essex -7 8 £30,000 -16.08%
Suffolk +1 3 £45,000 +109.30%
Norfolk +2 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 23 July 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 88 (55.00%) Finance
2 74 (46.25%) Retail
3 69 (43.13%) Security Cleared
4 67 (41.88%) SC Cleared
5 34 (21.25%) MS Excel
6 33 (20.63%) .NET
7 31 (19.38%) C#
7 31 (19.38%) Windows
8 30 (18.75%) Six Sigma
8 30 (18.75%) Benchmarking
8 30 (18.75%) Business Development
8 30 (18.75%) German Language
9 25 (15.63%) SQL
10 24 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 22 (13.75%) HTML
12 20 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 18 (11.25%) DNS
14 17 (10.63%) E-Commerce
14 17 (10.63%) CSS
14 17 (10.63%) PRINCE2
14 17 (10.63%) Degree
14 17 (10.63%) MVC
15 16 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (10.00%) JavaScript
15 16 (10.00%) DHCP
15 16 (10.00%) Project Management
16 15 (9.38%) Active Directory
16 15 (9.38%) CRM
16 15 (9.38%) jQuery
17 14 (8.75%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.88%) IIS
3 7 (4.38%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (3.75%) Apache
5 4 (2.50%) nginx
6 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.25%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 34 (21.25%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.13%) MS Office
3 11 (6.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.50%) AWD
2 3 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.25%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.63%) BASE24
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.25%) DNS
2 16 (10.00%) DHCP
3 6 (3.75%) FTP
3 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.13%) Internet
5 4 (2.50%) SSL
6 2 (1.25%) SAN
6 2 (1.25%) Intranet
7 1 (0.63%) HTTP
7 1 (0.63%) ATM
7 1 (0.63%) VoIP
7 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.38%) EDRMS
2 7 (4.38%) MySQL
3 5 (3.13%) QlikView
4 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.63%) MS Access
6 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Bugzilla
2 4 (2.50%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.88%) Mercurial
3 3 (1.88%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.88%) NUnit
3 3 (1.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.63%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.63%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (55.00%) Finance
2 74 (46.25%) Retail
3 30 (18.75%) German Language
4 3 (1.88%) Law
5 2 (1.25%) French Language
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (18.13%) Developer
2 26 (16.25%) Analyst
3 15 (9.38%) Project Manager
3 15 (9.38%) Business Analyst
3 15 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 12 (7.50%) Account Manager
4 12 (7.50%) Sales Manager
5 10 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 9 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (5.63%) .NET Developer
6 9 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (4.38%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.38%) SharePoint Architect
7 7 (4.38%) Senior Architect
7 7 (4.38%) Senior SharePoint Architect
7 7 (4.38%) Architect
7 7 (4.38%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.38%) Senior Manager
7 7 (4.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.63%) .NET
2 22 (13.75%) HTML
3 17 (10.63%) CSS
4 15 (9.38%) jQuery
5 14 (8.75%) .NET Framework
6 13 (8.13%) HTML5
7 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET
7 12 (7.50%) Web Services
8 8 (5.00%) Ajax
8 8 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (4.38%) WCF
10 6 (3.75%) JSON
10 6 (3.75%) COM
11 4 (2.50%) XML
11 4 (2.50%) WinForms
11 4 (2.50%) CSS3
12 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (1.88%) WF
12 3 (1.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.38%) Taxonomies
4 6 (3.75%) Firmware
5 4 (2.50%) NHS
5 4 (2.50%) Replication
5 4 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.88%) iSeries
6 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.88%) AS400
7 2 (1.25%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.25%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.63%) Open Source
8 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.63%) APACS
8 1 (0.63%) Social Network
8 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.63%) iPhone
8 1 (0.63%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.38%) Windows
2 9 (5.63%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.38%) Linux
3 7 (4.38%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.50%) Debian
5 3 (1.88%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.25%) UNIX
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.75%) Six Sigma
1 30 (18.75%) Benchmarking
1 30 (18.75%) Business Development
2 17 (10.63%) PRINCE2
2 17 (10.63%) E-Commerce
2 17 (10.63%) MVC
3 16 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.00%) Project Management
4 15 (9.38%) CRM
5 13 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (7.50%) Data Management
6 12 (7.50%) SOA
7 11 (6.88%) ERP
8 10 (6.25%) ITIL
8 10 (6.25%) TDD
9 9 (5.63%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (4.38%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (4.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.38%) C#
2 25 (15.63%) SQL
3 16 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.00%) Java
5 8 (5.00%) VBScript
6 6 (3.75%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.50%) PHP
8 3 (1.88%) VB
9 2 (1.25%) Groovy
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) XAML
10 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (43.13%) Security Cleared
2 67 (41.88%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.63%) Degree
4 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PMP
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) MCP
5 1 (0.63%) HNC
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) MCSA
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.25%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.50%) Squid
2 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.50%) vSphere
2 4 (2.50%) Corosync
3 3 (1.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) Nagios
1 6 (3.75%) SCOM
2 3 (1.88%) HP SIM
2 3 (1.88%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (1.88%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.63%) WSUS
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.25%) Oracle
3 7 (4.38%) EMC
3 7 (4.38%) Open Text
4 6 (3.75%) Ariba
5 5 (3.13%) VMware
5 5 (3.13%) HP
6 3 (1.88%) Sage
6 3 (1.88%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.88%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.88%) IBM
7 2 (1.25%) Dell
7 2 (1.25%) Citrix
7 2 (1.25%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) Symbian
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco
8 1 (0.63%) Symantec
8 1 (0.63%) Veeam
8 1 (0.63%) NetApp
8 1 (0.63%) NCR