The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 46 27 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +27
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 8 54 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.41% 11.64% 1.67%
As % of the General category 7.21% 31.95% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 7
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.20%
Back Office
Hampshire

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

General Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
111 169 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 33.43% 36.42% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 76 104 95
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Back Office
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 17 (73.91%) VMware ESX
2 17 (73.91%) Clustering
2 17 (73.91%) Citrix
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (73.91%) XenApp
2 17 (73.91%) Windows 7
2 17 (73.91%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows 2000
2 17 (73.91%) Windows XP
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (73.91%) Internet
3 12 (52.17%) VBScript
3 12 (52.17%) VB
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Maximo
5 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
5 5 (21.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) Tivoli
5 5 (21.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (21.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (21.74%) Symantec
5 5 (21.74%) IBM
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) Intel
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Skype
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) VoIP
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 12 (52.17%) Server Specialist
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Market Risk
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows 2000
1 17 (73.91%) Windows XP
1 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2003
1 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
1 17 (73.91%) Windows 7
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) VBScript
1 12 (52.17%) VB
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) VMware ESX
1 17 (73.91%) XenApp
1 17 (73.91%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (21.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Tivoli
1 5 (21.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 17 (73.91%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) IBM
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Intel
3 5 (21.74%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat