The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 44 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.28% 1.17% 0.59%
As % of the General category 0.60% 2.76% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Back Office
South East

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

General Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
166 145 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 46.76% 42.52% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 122 111 93
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,800 £28,875
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Back Office
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Middlesex

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 12 (70.59%) Root Cause Analysis
2 11 (64.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) People Management
4 4 (23.53%) Garbage Collection
4 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (23.53%) Wireless
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 4 (23.53%) HTTP
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) VB
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) IIS
4 4 (23.53%) SOAP
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) ODBC
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Apache

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 (23.53%) IIS
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) VoIP
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
1 4 (23.53%) VPN
1 4 (23.53%) Wireless
1 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Customer Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Customer Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
1 4 (23.53%) XML
1 4 (23.53%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) People Management
3 4 (23.53%) Garbage Collection
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) Perl
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) VB
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft