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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 34 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 14 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.93% 6.04% 4.19%
As % of the General category 12.84% 24.04% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 9
Average salary £44,500 £32,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.92% -45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
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
109 104 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 38.38% 25.12% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 87 72 53
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,550 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,624 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +0.29%

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 27 May 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 (79.17%) Windows
1 19 (79.17%) Windows 2000
1 19 (79.17%) Windows XP
1 19 (79.17%) Citrix
1 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 19 (79.17%) Internet
1 19 (79.17%) VMware
1 19 (79.17%) VMware ESX
1 19 (79.17%) Clustering
1 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 19 (79.17%) XenApp
1 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
1 19 (79.17%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (54.17%) VBScript
2 13 (54.17%) VB
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
4 6 (25.00%) Maximo
4 6 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (25.00%) Symantec
4 6 (25.00%) IBM
4 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (25.00%) Intel
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (20.83%) Dapper ORM
5 5 (20.83%) NCrunch
5 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (20.83%) IIS
1 5 (20.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) NUnit
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
1 5 (20.83%) ReSharper
1 5 (20.83%) WATIR
1 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (20.83%) Moq
1 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
1 5 (20.83%) NCrunch
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 13 (54.17%) Server Specialist
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server Specialist
3 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
1 5 (20.83%) CSS
1 5 (20.83%) MSMQ
1 5 (20.83%) NHibernate
1 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
1 5 (20.83%) jQuery
1 5 (20.83%) Spring.NET
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (20.83%) StructureMap
1 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 5 (20.83%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (79.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
1 19 (79.17%) Windows 2000
1 19 (79.17%) Windows XP
1 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.83%) BDD
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (20.83%) OO
2 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.83%) ERP
2 5 (20.83%) OOD
2 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) MVC
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) TDD
2 5 (20.83%) Pair Programming
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) VBScript
1 13 (54.17%) VB
2 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
2 5 (20.83%) Ruby
2 5 (20.83%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) VMware ESX
1 19 (79.17%) XenApp
1 19 (79.17%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Citrix
1 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Intel
2 6 (25.00%) Symantec
2 6 (25.00%) IBM
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Endeca
3 5 (20.83%) RedPrairie