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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 70 99 85
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 35 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.49% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the General category 4.44% 0.82% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 4
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -22.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £48,201 £45,250 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
788 732 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.17% 51.19% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 482 469 405
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 46 (79.31%) Finance
2 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 38 (65.52%) VMware
3 38 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (60.34%) LAN
4 35 (60.34%) WAN
4 35 (60.34%) Wi-Fi
5 33 (56.90%) SLA
6 32 (55.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (34.48%) UNIX
8 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
9 9 (15.52%) Banking
10 7 (12.07%) HTML
10 7 (12.07%) CSS
10 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.07%) Wealth Management
10 7 (12.07%) User Experience
11 6 (10.34%) Investment Management
12 5 (8.62%) C#
12 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
12 5 (8.62%) SQL
12 5 (8.62%) .NET
12 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
12 5 (8.62%) IIS
12 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
12 5 (8.62%) Web Services
12 5 (8.62%) OO
12 5 (8.62%) CRM
12 5 (8.62%) B2B
12 5 (8.62%) B2C

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (8.62%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 35 (60.34%) LAN
1 35 (60.34%) WAN
1 35 (60.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 46 (79.31%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Marketing
4 4 (6.90%) Private Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Administrator
2 22 (37.93%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (29.31%) Analyst
4 12 (20.69%) Support Analyst
4 12 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 11 (18.97%) IT Support
5 11 (18.97%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Developer
7 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Lead Test Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (1.72%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 1 (1.72%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) CSS
1 7 (12.07%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (8.62%) Web Services
2 5 (8.62%) LAMP
2 5 (8.62%) WCF
2 5 (8.62%) jQuery
3 2 (3.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) UNIX
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (55.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.07%) Wealth Management
3 6 (10.34%) Investment Management
4 5 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (8.62%) Web Development
4 5 (8.62%) Test Management
4 5 (8.62%) OO
4 5 (8.62%) CRM
4 5 (8.62%) B2B
4 5 (8.62%) B2C
5 4 (6.90%) Project Management
5 4 (6.90%) Change Management
5 4 (6.90%) Regression Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL
5 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (6.90%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) C#
1 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) ISEB
1 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (56.90%) SLA
2 4 (6.90%) MiFID
2 4 (6.90%) FATCA
System Software
1 38 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 38 (65.52%) VMware
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