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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 232 204 200
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 28 38 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.62% 0.97%
As % of the General category 1.29% 1.67% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 65
Median salary £35,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.57% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £27,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £49,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,043 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -
Back Office
England

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
2169 2281 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.74% 37.05% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1725 1840 2648
Median salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -31 12 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Lancashire +3 8 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Cheshire +11 7 £34,000 -15.00%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 18 (29.03%) SLA
3 17 (27.42%) SQL
4 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 15 (24.19%) VMware
6 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.97%) Front Office
8 12 (19.35%) Unix
8 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (17.74%) Windows
9 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
10 10 (16.13%) ITIL
10 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (14.52%) C#
11 9 (14.52%) .NET
11 9 (14.52%) SCCM
12 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
12 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
12 8 (12.90%) Linux
12 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
12 8 (12.90%) Project Management
13 7 (11.29%) Citrix
13 7 (11.29%) XML
13 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
14 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
14 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
14 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
14 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
15 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2

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 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) SAP CO
1 5 (8.06%) SAP FI
1 5 (8.06%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (8.06%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (3.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.45%) Office 365
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.45%) BGP
2 4 (6.45%) EIGRP
2 4 (6.45%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.45%) Firewall
2 4 (6.45%) Network Security
2 4 (6.45%) Skype
2 4 (6.45%) VoIP
3 3 (4.84%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (1.61%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) SNMP
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) MS Access
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) AccuRev
1 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA
1 3 (4.84%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.61%) RSpec
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Front Office
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Developer
2 7 (11.29%) Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) IT Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Team Leader
4 5 (8.06%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (6.45%) Hyperion Architect
5 4 (6.45%) IT Support
5 4 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Software Development Team Leader
5 4 (6.45%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Support Technician
6 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) XML
3 5 (8.06%) WinForms
4 4 (6.45%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (6.45%) Middleware
5 3 (4.84%) HTML
5 3 (4.84%) WPF
6 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.23%) CSS
6 2 (3.23%) JSON
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.45%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.84%) FMCG
5 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.23%) EPoS
5 2 (3.23%) iPad
5 2 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Unix
2 11 (17.74%) Windows
3 8 (12.90%) Linux
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (16.13%) ITIL
3 8 (12.90%) Project Management
4 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.06%) Process Management
5 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.45%) Data Management
6 4 (6.45%) Information Security
6 4 (6.45%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.45%) Master Data Management
6 4 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.45%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.45%) SDLC
6 4 (6.45%) SOA
6 4 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) SQL
2 9 (14.52%) C#
3 5 (8.06%) Java
3 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.84%) VB
5 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.84%) VB6
6 2 (3.23%) C++
6 2 (3.23%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) VBA
7 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) CCNA
1 4 (6.45%) CCNP
1 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.03%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.45%) Firmware
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCCM
2 5 (8.06%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.06%) HP SIM
2 5 (8.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (8.06%) WSUS
3 4 (6.45%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.61%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) VMware
3 7 (11.29%) Citrix
4 5 (8.06%) Dell
4 5 (8.06%) HP
4 5 (8.06%) SAP
4 5 (8.06%) Sophos
4 5 (8.06%) Symantec
5 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.45%) GFI Software
5 4 (6.45%) Hyperion
5 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.84%) Intel
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle
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