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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 62 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 9 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.53% 0.22% 2.30%
As % of the General category 4.19% 0.60% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 9
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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
215 167 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.63% 36.38% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 175 120 143
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Lancaster - 3 £29,000 -
Chorley - 2 £33,500 -
Nelson - 2 £39,000 -
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) Juniper
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) McAfee
1 4 (36.36%) DTV
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
1 4 (36.36%) SonicWALL
1 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) Ajax

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) DTV
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
1 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) Juniper
1 4 (36.36%) McAfee
1 4 (36.36%) SonicWALL