The 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 125 102 129
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 24 30 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.97% 1.56% 1.33%
As % of the General category 2.29% 4.21% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 37
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1048 712 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.48% 37.10% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 860 501 1155
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £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 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -6 12 £45,000 -
St Albans - 5 £70,000 -
Hoddesdon - 3 £45,500 -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 47 (71.21%) SC Cleared
1 47 (71.21%) Security Cleared
2 39 (59.09%) Finance
2 39 (59.09%) Retail
3 23 (34.85%) SOA
4 18 (27.27%) Six Sigma
4 18 (27.27%) Benchmarking
4 18 (27.27%) Business Development
4 18 (27.27%) German Language
5 15 (22.73%) Windows
6 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
6 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 13 (19.70%) Migration
8 11 (16.67%) SQL
9 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL
9 10 (15.15%) EMC
9 10 (15.15%) CRM
9 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
9 10 (15.15%) Open Text
9 10 (15.15%) EDRMS
9 10 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
9 10 (15.15%) TOGAF
9 10 (15.15%) Taxonomies
9 10 (15.15%) Knowledge Management
9 10 (15.15%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (15.15%) Metadata Management
10 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
10 9 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (13.64%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
1 10 (15.15%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.52%) Lync
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.52%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) DNS
1 4 (6.06%) DHCP
2 1 (1.52%) VPN
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) EDRMS
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.55%) Essbase
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.52%) Selenium
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (59.09%) Finance
1 39 (59.09%) Retail
2 18 (27.27%) German Language
3 1 (1.52%) Local Government
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (15.15%) Developer
1 10 (15.15%) Architect
1 10 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
1 10 (15.15%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 10 (15.15%) SharePoint Architect
1 10 (15.15%) Senior Architect
1 10 (15.15%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
1 10 (15.15%) Senior SharePoint Architect
2 8 (12.12%) Sales Manager
2 8 (12.12%) Account Manager
2 8 (12.12%) Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) DBA
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) jQuery
3 3 (4.55%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.52%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Taxonomies
2 7 (10.61%) Data Integration
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) UNIX
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.55%) Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) SOA
2 18 (27.27%) Six Sigma
2 18 (27.27%) Benchmarking
2 18 (27.27%) Business Development
3 13 (19.70%) Migration
4 10 (15.15%) CRM
4 10 (15.15%) TOGAF
4 10 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
4 10 (15.15%) Knowledge Management
4 10 (15.15%) Metadata Management
5 9 (13.64%) Data Management
6 6 (9.09%) Workflow
6 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (6.06%) Scrum
7 4 (6.06%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.55%) UML
8 3 (4.55%) Content Management
8 3 (4.55%) BPEL
8 3 (4.55%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL
3 6 (9.09%) Java
3 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.06%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (71.21%) SC Cleared
1 47 (71.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.64%) OCP
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) Terminal Services
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) EMC
2 10 (15.15%) Open Text
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle
4 5 (7.58%) VMware
5 3 (4.55%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.52%) Juniper
6 1 (1.52%) Ariba
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco
6 1 (1.52%) HP