The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 87 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 8 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.22% 0.67%
As % of the General category 1.13% 0.41% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 11
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
Back Office
Scotland

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

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
709 738 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.71% 53.87% 43.58%
Number of salaries quoted 421 416 443
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Back Office
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) SLA
4 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (28.57%) SCCM
5 4 (28.57%) SCOM
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 4 (28.57%) Intel
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) IIS
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (28.57%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Client Services Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Lead
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XBRL
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Intel
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Siebel
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