The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 59 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 7 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.42% 0.50% 2.24%
As % of the General category 3.91% 1.31% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 6
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
Back Office
North West

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

General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
179 153 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.31% 38.06% 32.04%
Number of salaries quoted 146 107 138
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Back Office
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Lancashire

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Back Office
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Chorley -4 4 £33,500 -4.28%
Lancaster - 1 £29,000 -
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) McAfee
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) SonicWALL
1 4 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) DTV
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
1 4 (57.14%) McAfee
1 4 (57.14%) SonicWALL
2 2 (28.57%) SAP