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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 50 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 8 57 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.99% 14.18% 4.12%
As % of the General category 7.92% 40.71% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 9
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
101 140 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 25.06% 34.83% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 67 78 97
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 12 (60.00%) Clustering
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 12 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 12 (60.00%) Citrix
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (60.00%) Internet
2 12 (60.00%) XenApp
2 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) VBScript
3 8 (40.00%) VB
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Maximo
5 5 (25.00%) IBM
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
6 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) Intel
6 4 (20.00%) Symantec
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Maximo
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 8 (40.00%) Server Specialist
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Market Risk
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) SCADA
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows 2000
1 12 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
1 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Scrum
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) VBScript
1 8 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 12 (60.00%) XenApp
1 12 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Intel
4 4 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) webMethods
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Syclo