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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 86 86 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 20 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.37% 0.80% 0.24%
As % of the General category 2.62% 1.53% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 2
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
764 653 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.22% 52.16% 48.91%
Number of salaries quoted 481 412 406
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 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 17 September 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (89.66%) Finance
2 20 (68.97%) VMware
2 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (62.07%) SLA
4 17 (58.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (51.72%) LAN
5 15 (51.72%) WAN
5 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
5 15 (51.72%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (31.03%) UNIX
7 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
8 5 (17.24%) Banking
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
9 4 (13.79%) Front Office
10 3 (10.34%) Test Management
11 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
11 2 (6.90%) ISEB
11 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Migration
11 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
11 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
11 2 (6.90%) Derivative
11 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
11 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
12 1 (3.45%) C#
12 1 (3.45%) SQL

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) LAN
1 15 (51.72%) WAN
1 15 (51.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 26 (89.66%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Administrator
2 15 (51.72%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (27.59%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Derivative
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.34%) Test Management
3 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) WFM
4 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
4 1 (3.45%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C#
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.45%) VB
1 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
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