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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 42 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.19% 0.55% -
As % of the General category 2.74% 1.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
146 149 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 43.32% 41.16% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 112 97 139
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,975 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 20 August 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) RHCE
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Support
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Technical Support
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss