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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 182 138 219
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +81
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 71 108 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 1.52% 0.77%
As % of the General category 2.59% 4.22% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 62 106 66
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 £35,650 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £56,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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
2746 2562 3490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 36.04% 36.14% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2140 2066 2829
Average salary £46,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,330 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,050 £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 23 September 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 September 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 -43 36 £67,500 +47.54% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 16 £37,000 +23.33% 2
Bedfordshire -2 11 £48,500 -28.14%
Essex +1 6 £50,000 +29.03% 3
Suffolk +9 2 £45,000 -6.73% 1
Back Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (54.39%) Finance
2 75 (43.86%) Security Cleared
3 74 (43.27%) SC Cleared
4 72 (42.11%) Retail
5 51 (29.82%) MS Excel
6 50 (29.24%) Windows
7 40 (23.39%) Microsoft
8 32 (18.71%) Six Sigma
8 32 (18.71%) Benchmarking
8 32 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (18.71%) German Language
8 32 (18.71%) Business Development
9 28 (16.37%) SQL
10 26 (15.20%) DNS
11 24 (14.04%) E-Commerce
11 24 (14.04%) Active Directory
11 24 (14.04%) SOA
11 24 (14.04%) DHCP
12 22 (12.87%) C#
12 22 (12.87%) .NET
13 21 (12.28%) CRM
14 20 (11.70%) PowerShell
15 19 (11.11%) SharePoint
16 18 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (9.94%) IIS
17 17 (9.94%) Degree
18 16 (9.36%) Oracle
19 15 (8.77%) Web Services
19 15 (8.77%) Systems Analysis
20 14 (8.19%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 19 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.94%) IIS
3 14 (8.19%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (4.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (4.09%) Apache
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.92%) nginx
7 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.58%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 51 (29.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.19%) MS Office
3 11 (6.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (4.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.75%) AWD
4 2 (1.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.58%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.20%) DNS
2 24 (14.04%) DHCP
3 14 (8.19%) FTP
4 6 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.92%) Intranet
5 5 (2.92%) Internet
5 5 (2.92%) SSL
6 2 (1.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.58%) Firewall
7 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.19%) EDRMS
2 13 (7.60%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.68%) MySQL
4 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.92%) QlikView
5 5 (2.92%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.34%) OLAP
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.75%) Essbase
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Bugzilla
2 5 (2.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.58%) NUnit
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 93 (54.39%) Finance
2 72 (42.11%) Retail
3 32 (18.71%) German Language
4 3 (1.75%) Marketing
4 3 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
5 1 (0.58%) Local Government
5 1 (0.58%) Front Office
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.58%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 34 (19.88%) Analyst
2 27 (15.79%) Developer
3 18 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (8.19%) Support Analyst
5 14 (8.19%) Architect
5 14 (8.19%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (8.19%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 14 (8.19%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (8.19%) SharePoint Architect
5 14 (8.19%) Web Engineer
5 14 (8.19%) Senior Architect
5 14 (8.19%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 14 (8.19%) Senior SharePoint Architect
6 12 (7.02%) Sales Manager
6 12 (7.02%) Account Manager
7 10 (5.85%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.85%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.68%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.87%) .NET
2 15 (8.77%) Web Services
3 14 (8.19%) COM
3 14 (8.19%) jQuery
4 13 (7.60%) HTML
5 11 (6.43%) CSS
6 10 (5.85%) .NET Framework
7 9 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.09%) HTML5
8 7 (4.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (3.51%) JSON
10 5 (2.92%) Ajax
11 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.75%) WebCenter
12 3 (1.75%) CSS3
12 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (1.75%) WF
12 3 (1.75%) NHibernate
13 2 (1.17%) WCF
13 2 (1.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.19%) Taxonomies
3 9 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.68%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.09%) Firmware
6 5 (2.92%) Replication
6 5 (2.92%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (2.92%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.34%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.34%) Derivative
8 3 (1.75%) AS400
8 3 (1.75%) iSeries
9 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.17%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.17%) NHS
10 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.24%) Windows
2 11 (6.43%) UNIX
3 10 (5.85%) Linux
4 9 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.09%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.92%) Debian
7 3 (1.75%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.71%) Six Sigma
1 32 (18.71%) Benchmarking
1 32 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (18.71%) Business Development
2 24 (14.04%) E-Commerce
2 24 (14.04%) SOA
3 21 (12.28%) CRM
4 15 (8.77%) Systems Analysis
5 14 (8.19%) Knowledge Management
5 14 (8.19%) Network Load Balancing
5 14 (8.19%) Metadata Management
5 14 (8.19%) Database Security
5 14 (8.19%) DevOps
5 14 (8.19%) ITIL
5 14 (8.19%) TOGAF
5 14 (8.19%) Migration
6 13 (7.60%) Data Management
6 13 (7.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (7.02%) MVC
8 11 (6.43%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.37%) SQL
2 22 (12.87%) C#
3 20 (11.70%) PowerShell
4 13 (7.60%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.85%) Java
6 7 (4.09%) VBScript
7 6 (3.51%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.51%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.92%) PHP
8 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.75%) VBA
10 2 (1.17%) Groovy
10 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 75 (43.86%) Security Cleared
2 74 (43.27%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.94%) Degree
4 8 (4.68%) OCP
4 8 (4.68%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) MCP
5 1 (0.58%) MCSE
5 1 (0.58%) MCSA
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 24 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.92%) Squid
2 5 (2.92%) Corosync
3 4 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.34%) vSphere
4 3 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (8.19%) SCOM
2 4 (2.34%) Nagios
3 3 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.75%) HP SIM
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.58%) WSUS
4 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.36%) Oracle
3 14 (8.19%) EMC
3 14 (8.19%) Open Text
4 6 (3.51%) VMware
4 6 (3.51%) HP
5 3 (1.75%) Hyperion
5 3 (1.75%) SolarWinds
5 3 (1.75%) IBM
5 3 (1.75%) Sage
6 2 (1.17%) Citrix
6 2 (1.17%) Ariba
6 2 (1.17%) Dell
6 2 (1.17%) SAP
6 2 (1.17%) Cisco
7 1 (0.58%) NetApp
7 1 (0.58%) Veritas
7 1 (0.58%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.58%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.58%) DevExpress
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
IT Connections
Salary: to £52,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Easy Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago