The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 90 88 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 56 52 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.26% 2.44% 1.74%
As % of the General category 5.23% 5.31% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 55 51 42
Average salary £75,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £28,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £57,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
General Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1070 979 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.21% 46.01% 43.53%
Number of salaries quoted 834 726 889
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Hemel Hempstead +3 49 £95,000 +137.50%
Stevenage +4 2 £44,500 -6.31%
Watford -24 2 £32,750 -22.94%
Welwyn Garden City +13 1 £40,000 -1.23%
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 69 (76.67%) Retail
1 69 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 68 (75.56%) SC Cleared
3 66 (73.33%) Finance
4 30 (33.33%) German Language
4 30 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 30 (33.33%) Benchmarking
4 30 (33.33%) Business Development
5 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
6 18 (20.00%) Windows
7 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
8 12 (13.33%) Data Management
9 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2
9 11 (12.22%) SOA
10 10 (11.11%) .NET
10 10 (11.11%) Project Management
10 10 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (10.00%) DHCP
11 9 (10.00%) DNS
11 9 (10.00%) C#
11 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
12 8 (8.89%) Metadata Management
12 8 (8.89%) CRM
12 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
12 8 (8.89%) MS Office
12 8 (8.89%) EMC
12 8 (8.89%) EDRMS
12 8 (8.89%) TOGAF
12 8 (8.89%) Taxonomies

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (8.89%) SharePoint
1 8 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.89%) MS Office
3 6 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) DHCP
1 9 (10.00%) DNS
2 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) SAN
3 1 (1.11%) VPN
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) EDRMS
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.22%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
2 2 (2.22%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) NUnit
3 1 (1.11%) Log4Net
3 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (76.67%) Retail
2 66 (73.33%) Finance
3 30 (33.33%) German Language
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Front Office
4 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (13.33%) Account Manager
1 12 (13.33%) Sales Manager
2 11 (12.22%) Project Manager
3 8 (8.89%) Senior Architect
3 8 (8.89%) SharePoint Architect
3 8 (8.89%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 8 (8.89%) Senior SharePoint Architect
3 8 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (8.89%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 8 (8.89%) Architect
4 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Applications Manager
5 6 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (3.33%) Transition Manager
6 3 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (3.33%) WinForms
2 3 (3.33%) Ajax
2 3 (3.33%) WCF
2 3 (3.33%) HTML
2 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.33%) CSS
2 3 (3.33%) Web Services
2 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (3.33%) HTML5
2 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.33%) jQuery
3 2 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (1.11%) WPF
4 1 (1.11%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.11%) LINQ
4 1 (1.11%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.11%) XML
4 1 (1.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Taxonomies
2 7 (7.78%) Firmware
3 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.22%) NHS
3 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.11%) W3C
4 1 (1.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.11%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 30 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 30 (33.33%) Business Development
2 12 (13.33%) Data Management
3 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2
3 11 (12.22%) SOA
4 10 (11.11%) Project Management
4 10 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (8.89%) Metadata Management
6 8 (8.89%) CRM
6 8 (8.89%) TOGAF
6 8 (8.89%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (8.89%) Migration
7 6 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
7 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (6.67%) Market Research
8 5 (5.56%) TDD
9 3 (3.33%) MVC
9 3 (3.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) C#
2 6 (6.67%) VB.NET
2 6 (6.67%) VBScript
2 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.44%) SQL
4 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.11%) XAML
6 1 (1.11%) VB
6 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 68 (75.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) Degree
4 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) Terminal Services
2 3 (3.33%) vSphere
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) EMC
2 8 (8.89%) Open Text
3 6 (6.67%) Ariba
4 4 (4.44%) VMware
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle
6 2 (2.22%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco
7 1 (1.11%) Symbian
7 1 (1.11%) Symantec
7 1 (1.11%) HP
7 1 (1.11%) Veeam