The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 99 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 6 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.49% 1.24% 0.92%
As % of the General category 1.04% 2.87% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.76%
Back Office
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
576 557 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 47.45% 43.18% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 398 429 283
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Back Office
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Essex

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Essex

Back Office
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Thurrock - 3 £35,000 -
Brentwood - 2 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £65,000 -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 5 (31.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) MS Office
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (25.00%) VB
4 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (25.00%) VB6
4 4 (25.00%) Publishing
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Marketing
4 4 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) IIS
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) SMTP
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) Front Office
6 2 (12.50%) AS400
6 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (12.50%) ISEB

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) SMTP
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 2 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) Publishing
3 2 (12.50%) Front Office
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) IT Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
4 4 (25.00%) ASP Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Graduate
4 4 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Report Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (25.00%) VB Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Business IT Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) IT Business Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Retail Business Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) VB
1 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (25.00%) VB6
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) arcserve
5 1 (6.25%) Intel Security