The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 157 175 150
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 20 15 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 0.41% 1.14%
As % of the General category 1.49% 1.11% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 33
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £89,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1339 1350 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.65% 36.86% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 1050 1123
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Back Office
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Manchester

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Manchester

Back Office
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Altrincham - 2 - -
Stockport +9 1 £40,000 +9.58%
Bolton - 1 £50,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 31 (57.41%) SQL
3 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (40.74%) .NET
5 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
6 17 (31.48%) Windows
6 17 (31.48%) C#
7 15 (27.78%) Degree
8 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (25.93%) Finance
9 13 (24.07%) WinForms
9 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
10 11 (20.37%) VB
11 10 (18.52%) ITIL
11 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
11 10 (18.52%) Symantec
11 10 (18.52%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (18.52%) Sophos
11 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
11 10 (18.52%) HP
11 10 (18.52%) Dell
11 10 (18.52%) WSUS
11 10 (18.52%) Backup Exec
11 10 (18.52%) Skype for Business
11 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (18.52%) HP SIM
11 10 (18.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
1 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
1 10 (18.52%) SharePoint 2013
1 10 (18.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) LAN
1 7 (12.96%) Network Security
2 3 (5.56%) SNMP
3 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (14.81%) RDBMS
3 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) AccuRev
1 6 (11.11%) JIRA
1 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Front Office
2 5 (9.26%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Scrum Master
4 6 (11.11%) Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.41%) .NET Development Team Leader
6 4 (7.41%) .NET Team Leader
6 4 (7.41%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (7.41%) Java Scrum Master
6 4 (7.41%) Software Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Software Development Team Leader
6 4 (7.41%) Software Team Leader
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.41%) WinForms Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) .NET
2 13 (24.07%) WinForms
3 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.56%) Velocity
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (3.70%) HTML
6 2 (3.70%) LINQ
6 2 (3.70%) SOAP
6 2 (3.70%) WCF
6 2 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (1.85%) Ajax
7 1 (1.85%) jQuery
7 1 (1.85%) RESTful
7 1 (1.85%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.26%) Online Games
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) iPad
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Economics
5 2 (3.70%) Social Media
6 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) AIX
3 7 (12.96%) CentOS
3 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Android
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.96%) Coaching
4 7 (12.96%) CRM
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL V2
4 7 (12.96%) Patch Management
4 7 (12.96%) Scrum
4 7 (12.96%) Software Testing
5 6 (11.11%) Project Management
6 5 (9.26%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) Data Mapping
6 5 (9.26%) Migration
7 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.56%) ERP
8 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) C#
3 11 (20.37%) VB
4 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 8 (14.81%) VB6
6 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
7 6 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.70%) PHP
8 2 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) A+ Certification
2 7 (12.96%) CCNA
2 7 (12.96%) CCNP
2 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.96%) CISSP
2 7 (12.96%) CompTIA Security+
2 7 (12.96%) HP ASE
2 7 (12.96%) MCITP
2 7 (12.96%) MCSE
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.96%) Network+ Certification
2 7 (12.96%) RHCE
2 7 (12.96%) Security+ Certification
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (12.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Backup Exec
1 10 (18.52%) HP SIM
1 10 (18.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (18.52%) WSUS
2 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Dell
2 10 (18.52%) HP
2 10 (18.52%) Sophos
2 10 (18.52%) Symantec
3 7 (12.96%) Cisco
3 7 (12.96%) GFI Software
3 7 (12.96%) IBM
3 7 (12.96%) ProCurve
3 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.96%) SolarWinds
3 7 (12.96%) VMware
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle
5 5 (9.26%) SAP
6 2 (3.70%) Altova
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix
6 2 (3.70%) EMC
6 2 (3.70%) Twitter
7 1 (1.85%) Facebook
7 1 (1.85%) Xerox
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