The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 130 114 130
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 15 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.61% 1.41% 0.37%
As % of the General category 1.27% 3.62% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 2
Average salary £62,500 £75,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £43,612 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,750 £90,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
Back Office
Berkshire

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

General Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1184 939 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 47.86% 39.00% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 628 556 624
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Back Office
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Reading

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Reading

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 15 (42.86%) Front Office
2 14 (40.00%) Fault Management
3 11 (31.43%) Finance
4 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 9 (25.71%) Retail
5 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) Social Media
5 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
5 9 (25.71%) Change Management
5 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
5 9 (25.71%) SLA
5 9 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (25.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (25.71%) People Management
6 8 (22.86%) Capacity Management
6 8 (22.86%) Network Design
7 7 (20.00%) Validation
7 7 (20.00%) Huawei
7 7 (20.00%) Project Management
8 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
8 6 (17.14%) VoIP
8 6 (17.14%) Statistics
9 5 (14.29%) Billing
9 5 (14.29%) CRM
10 4 (11.43%) SMTP
10 4 (11.43%) DHCP
10 4 (11.43%) SNMP
10 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.43%) DNS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) VoIP
2 4 (11.43%) SMTP
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
2 4 (11.43%) SNMP
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MS Access
General
1 15 (42.86%) Front Office
2 11 (31.43%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 9 (25.71%) Retail
5 5 (14.29%) Billing
6 2 (5.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) Graduate
3 5 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
3 5 (14.29%) BSS Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Back Office Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Head of Technology
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Operations Director
6 1 (2.86%) IP Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Social Media
2 6 (17.14%) Statistics
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Fault Management
2 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
2 9 (25.71%) Change Management
2 9 (25.71%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (25.71%) People Management
3 8 (22.86%) Capacity Management
3 8 (22.86%) Network Design
4 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (20.00%) Validation
5 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.57%) Network Management
8 2 (5.71%) Document Management
8 2 (5.71%) Workflow
8 2 (5.71%) ERP
8 2 (5.71%) Data Transformation
8 2 (5.71%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
1 1 (2.86%) Kamailio
1 1 (2.86%) OpenSIPS
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Huawei
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.86%) Sun
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) IBM