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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 203 144 176
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +32
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 53 100 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 1.42% 0.97%
As % of the General category 1.77% 3.71% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 49 82 53
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £26,150 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.38%
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
2999 2692 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.26% 38.33% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2324 2193 2187
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
Cheshire -27 21 £34,000 +0.74% 4
Manchester -31 20 £30,250 -13.57% 10
Lancashire -1 7 £40,000 +45.45%
Merseyside +2 5 £39,000 -17.89%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 54 (50.00%) Finance
2 42 (38.89%) SQL
3 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 26 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 26 (24.07%) Project Management
5 23 (21.30%) SLA
6 20 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (18.52%) VMware
6 20 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (17.59%) UNIX
7 19 (17.59%) Windows
8 18 (16.67%) HTML
8 18 (16.67%) Retail
9 17 (15.74%) .NET
9 17 (15.74%) Mobile App
10 16 (14.81%) Banking
11 15 (13.89%) C#
11 15 (13.89%) Web Services
11 15 (13.89%) ITIL
12 14 (12.96%) LAN
12 14 (12.96%) WAN
12 14 (12.96%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (12.04%) XML
13 13 (12.04%) MS Excel
13 13 (12.04%) PRINCE
13 13 (12.04%) Front Office
14 12 (11.11%) PHP
14 12 (11.11%) Business Analysis
14 12 (11.11%) jQuery
15 11 (10.19%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.63%) Lync
1 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (4.63%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.93%) Line 100
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.96%) LAN
1 14 (12.96%) WAN
1 14 (12.96%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (4.63%) SNMP
3 3 (2.78%) Intranet
4 2 (1.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.93%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.56%) MySQL
3 6 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (4.63%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.70%) JasperReports
5 4 (3.70%) MS Access
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.70%) SQLite
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.93%) OLAP
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) NUnit
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 54 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (16.67%) Retail
3 16 (14.81%) Banking
4 13 (12.04%) Front Office
5 5 (4.63%) Marketing
6 4 (3.70%) Billing
7 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (24.07%) Developer
2 24 (22.22%) Administrator
3 21 (19.44%) Analyst
4 17 (15.74%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (12.04%) Project Manager
6 12 (11.11%) Consultant
7 11 (10.19%) Implementation Consultant
8 9 (8.33%) Software Consultant
8 9 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 9 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
8 9 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (8.33%) Android Developer
8 9 (8.33%) Software Implementation Consultant
9 7 (6.48%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.56%) IT Administrator
11 5 (4.63%) Operations Team Leader
11 5 (4.63%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.67%) HTML
2 17 (15.74%) .NET
3 15 (13.89%) Web Services
4 13 (12.04%) XML
5 12 (11.11%) jQuery
6 9 (8.33%) CSS
6 9 (8.33%) Ajax
7 8 (7.41%) SOAP
7 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 7 (6.48%) HTML5
8 7 (6.48%) REST
9 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (3.70%) Android SDK
12 3 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (2.78%) XHTML
13 2 (1.85%) EDI
13 2 (1.85%) JSON
13 2 (1.85%) CSS3
14 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.33%) Firmware
3 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.78%) Open Source
5 2 (1.85%) Social Media
6 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.59%) UNIX
1 19 (17.59%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Android
3 9 (8.33%) Linux
4 6 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.63%) CentOS
6 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.07%) Project Management
2 20 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (13.89%) ITIL
4 13 (12.04%) PRINCE
5 12 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 10 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.33%) Investment Management
7 9 (8.33%) Android Development
8 8 (7.41%) Time Management
9 7 (6.48%) MVC
9 7 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.56%) User Stories
11 5 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.63%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.70%) Web Design
12 4 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.89%) SQL
2 26 (24.07%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.89%) C#
4 12 (11.11%) PHP
5 6 (5.56%) C++
5 6 (5.56%) C
5 6 (5.56%) Uniface
6 5 (4.63%) Java
7 4 (3.70%) Perl
7 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.70%) VBA
8 3 (2.78%) Ruby
9 2 (1.85%) Python
9 2 (1.85%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.93%) RPG
10 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) MCP
3 6 (5.56%) PMP
3 6 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.63%) Degree
5 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.70%) MCSE
5 4 (3.70%) CCNP
5 4 (3.70%) CCNA
6 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.85%) ISEB
8 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.30%) SLA
2 4 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 20 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.63%) vSphere
4 4 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (4.63%) Backup Exec
1 5 (4.63%) WSUS
1 5 (4.63%) SCCM
1 5 (4.63%) WhatsUp Gold
1 5 (4.63%) HP SIM
2 2 (1.85%) OpenView
2 2 (1.85%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.85%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.52%) VMware
3 10 (9.26%) Oracle
4 9 (8.33%) HP
5 7 (6.48%) Sage
6 6 (5.56%) Symantec
7 5 (4.63%) Sophos
7 5 (4.63%) Dell
7 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.70%) Business Objects
8 4 (3.70%) Cognos
9 2 (1.85%) Progress
10 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.93%) Zend
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