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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 222 230 218
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 45 47 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.59% 0.53%
As % of the General category 1.79% 1.61% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 40
Average salary £32,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £27,300 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
2520 2918 3086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 34.71% 36.94% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1993 2238 2483
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 £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 March 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 March 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 -9 18 £31,500 -37.00% 2
Essex +7 14 £27,500 -47.61% 1
Cambridgeshire +15 7 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Bedfordshire +21 4 £35,000 -41.03%
Norfolk -3 2 - -
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 March 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 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 39 (40.63%) SQL Server
3 31 (32.29%) .NET
4 30 (31.25%) SQL
5 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (21.88%) E-Commerce
7 20 (20.83%) HTML
8 19 (19.79%) Finance
9 18 (18.75%) VMware
10 17 (17.71%) C#
10 17 (17.71%) XML
10 17 (17.71%) OO
11 16 (16.67%) Scrum
11 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (15.63%) Relational Database
12 15 (15.63%) TDD
12 15 (15.63%) Retail
12 15 (15.63%) TCP/IP
12 15 (15.63%) Java
13 14 (14.58%) T-SQL
13 14 (14.58%) Web Services
13 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
13 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
14 13 (13.54%) Domain-Driven Design
14 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
14 13 (13.54%) JAX-WS
14 13 (13.54%) User Stories
14 13 (13.54%) Business Development

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.13%) IIS
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.08%) Drupal
4 2 (2.08%) Node.js
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.04%) Lync
5 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) AWD
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.54%) HTTP
2 13 (13.54%) Firewall
3 12 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 12 (12.50%) SSL
4 9 (9.38%) DNS
4 9 (9.38%) Network Security
5 7 (7.29%) DHCP
6 2 (2.08%) SMTP
6 2 (2.08%) Intranet
7 1 (1.04%) NAS
7 1 (1.04%) AMQP
7 1 (1.04%) MQTT
7 1 (1.04%) 3GPP
7 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.29%) MySQL
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.04%) MS Access
6 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) JUnit
1 13 (13.54%) Eclipse
1 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.04%) Selenium
4 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (19.79%) Finance
2 15 (15.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Front Office
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (36.46%) Developer
2 16 (16.67%) Administrator
3 14 (14.58%) Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) Java Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Network Administrator
6 9 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Consultant
7 8 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Head of Architecture
8 7 (7.29%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.25%) Graduate
9 6 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Security Administrator
10 5 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (5.21%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Business Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.29%) .NET
2 20 (20.83%) HTML
3 17 (17.71%) XML
4 14 (14.58%) Web Services
5 13 (13.54%) WSDL
5 13 (13.54%) JAXB
5 13 (13.54%) JAX-WS
5 13 (13.54%) XSD
5 13 (13.54%) JDBC
5 13 (13.54%) SOAP
6 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET
7 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.25%) CSS
9 5 (5.21%) jQuery
10 3 (3.13%) WCF
11 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.04%) Ajax
12 1 (1.04%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) EFT
1 13 (13.54%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.25%) Social Media
3 6 (6.25%) FMCG
4 5 (5.21%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) iSeries
6 2 (2.08%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.08%) AS400
6 2 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.08%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) Life Science
7 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
2 2 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (1.04%) Android
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.88%) E-Commerce
3 17 (17.71%) OO
4 16 (16.67%) Scrum
5 15 (15.63%) TDD
6 13 (13.54%) Business Development
6 13 (13.54%) Business Continuity
6 13 (13.54%) OOD
6 13 (13.54%) Domain-Driven Design
6 13 (13.54%) User Stories
7 12 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (12.50%) MVC
7 12 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (9.38%) SOA
9 8 (8.33%) ITIL
10 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.29%) Coaching
11 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (5.21%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.25%) SQL
2 17 (17.71%) C#
3 15 (15.63%) Java
4 14 (14.58%) T-SQL
5 13 (13.54%) Python
6 12 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.17%) PHP
8 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.04%) VB
9 1 (1.04%) VBA
9 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Degree
1 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) MCP
3 1 (1.04%) MCSE
3 1 (1.04%) MCSA
3 1 (1.04%) ISEB
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.04%) OCP
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) ISO 8583
2 12 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.13%) QA
3 3 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) SCOM
2 5 (5.21%) SCCM
2 5 (5.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (5.21%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.08%) Nagios
3 2 (2.08%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.08%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.04%) Control-M
4 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.75%) VMware
3 12 (12.50%) LogRhythm
4 5 (5.21%) Symantec
5 4 (4.17%) HP
5 4 (4.17%) Citrix
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco
7 2 (2.08%) IBM
7 2 (2.08%) SAP
7 2 (2.08%) McAfee
7 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.08%) Ariba
8 1 (1.04%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.04%) CODA
8 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.04%) Sage
8 1 (1.04%) Avaya
8 1 (1.04%) Juniper
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