The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
England / North West
Rank 206 176 206
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +30
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 29 54 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.97% 0.79%
As % of the General category 1.35% 2.37% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 54
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £57,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2154 2278 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.85% 40.79% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1668 1849 2242
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Back Office
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Back Office Salary Trend in the North West

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Back Office Salary Histogram in the North West

Back Office
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -48 20 £41,500 +22.96% 4
Lancashire -9 4 £36,500 -27.00%
Cheshire +11 3 £25,000 -47.36% 1
Merseyside -3 2 £19,000 -17.39%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 22 (40.00%) SQL
2 18 (32.73%) VMware
3 17 (30.91%) SLA
4 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
4 13 (23.64%) ITIL
4 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.00%) Citrix
5 11 (20.00%) Windows
5 11 (20.00%) Finance
5 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 9 (16.36%) Unix
7 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
7 9 (16.36%) SCCM
8 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
8 8 (14.55%) .NET
8 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
9 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.73%) Intel
9 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
9 7 (12.73%) C#
9 7 (12.73%) Degree
9 7 (12.73%) Process Management
10 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
10 6 (10.91%) Java
10 6 (10.91%) Linux
11 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 5 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (3.64%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.64%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.64%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) Skype
3 3 (5.45%) BGP
3 3 (5.45%) EIGRP
3 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 3 (5.45%) Network Security
3 3 (5.45%) VoIP
4 2 (3.64%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) SNMP
5 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) MS Access
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.27%) NetBeans
3 3 (5.45%) NUnit
4 1 (1.82%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Front Office
3 3 (5.45%) Automotive
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) IT Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) MongoDB Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.27%) IT Support
6 4 (7.27%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Junior
7 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (9.09%) WPF
3 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.27%) WinForms
4 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (3.64%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (3.64%) Middleware
5 2 (3.64%) XML
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.82%) CSS
6 1 (1.82%) HTML
6 1 (1.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.64%) EPoS
4 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.64%) FMCG
4 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Unix
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.91%) Linux
6 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (23.64%) ITIL
2 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
3 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
3 7 (12.73%) Process Management
3 7 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (9.09%) MVC
4 5 (9.09%) Web Development
5 4 (7.27%) Data Management
5 4 (7.27%) Information Security
5 4 (7.27%) Master Data Management
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.27%) SOA
5 4 (7.27%) TDD
5 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Workflow
6 3 (5.45%) Coaching
6 3 (5.45%) People Management
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.73%) C#
4 6 (10.91%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) Ruby
6 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.64%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
8 2 (3.64%) Python
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) VB6
9 1 (1.82%) VBA
9 1 (1.82%) VBScript
9 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) CCNA
3 3 (5.45%) CCNP
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) SCCM
2 5 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 5 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 5 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (9.09%) WSUS
3 4 (7.27%) SCOM
4 1 (1.82%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) VMware
2 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.00%) Citrix
4 7 (12.73%) Intel
5 5 (9.09%) Dell
5 5 (9.09%) HP
5 5 (9.09%) Sophos
5 5 (9.09%) Symantec
6 4 (7.27%) GFI Software
6 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.64%) SAP
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