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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 112 102 127
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 33 47 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.26% 1.83% 0.19%
As % of the General category 2.68% 4.29% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 2
Average salary £24,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
1231 1095 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 47.18% 42.61% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 611 705 623
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 18 December 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Reading

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 32 (43.84%) Telecoms
2 31 (42.47%) SC Cleared
2 31 (42.47%) Security Cleared
3 23 (31.51%) Finance
3 23 (31.51%) Retail
3 23 (31.51%) Smartphone
3 23 (31.51%) Broadband
3 23 (31.51%) Internet
4 17 (23.29%) 3G
4 17 (23.29%) SLA
4 17 (23.29%) CRM
4 17 (23.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 17 (23.29%) 4G
4 17 (23.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (19.18%) SharePoint
5 14 (19.18%) Linux
6 13 (17.81%) UNIX
7 12 (16.44%) Benchmarking
7 12 (16.44%) Six Sigma
7 12 (16.44%) Business Development
7 12 (16.44%) German Language
8 11 (15.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (15.07%) Fault Management
9 10 (13.70%) Change Management
9 10 (13.70%) Front Office
9 10 (13.70%) Project Management
10 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.33%) Billing
10 9 (12.33%) Line Management
11 8 (10.96%) Metadata Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 14 (19.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) Internet
1 23 (31.51%) Broadband
2 17 (23.29%) 4G
2 17 (23.29%) 3G
3 5 (6.85%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) EDRMS
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
General
1 32 (43.84%) Telecoms
2 23 (31.51%) Finance
2 23 (31.51%) Retail
3 12 (16.44%) German Language
4 10 (13.70%) Front Office
5 9 (12.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (12.33%) Team Leader
1 9 (12.33%) BSS Engineer
1 9 (12.33%) Operations Team Leader
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
2 8 (10.96%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint Architect
2 8 (10.96%) Senior Architect
2 8 (10.96%) Senior SharePoint Architect
2 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
2 8 (10.96%) Architect
2 8 (10.96%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (8.22%) Consultant
3 6 (8.22%) Network Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Network Support
4 5 (6.85%) Sales Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Account Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Graduate
6 2 (2.74%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Smartphone
2 8 (10.96%) Taxonomies
3 6 (8.22%) Social Media
4 5 (6.85%) Clustering
4 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Linux
2 13 (17.81%) UNIX
3 8 (10.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) CRM
1 17 (23.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (16.44%) Business Development
2 12 (16.44%) Six Sigma
2 12 (16.44%) Benchmarking
3 11 (15.07%) Fault Management
3 11 (15.07%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (13.70%) Project Management
4 10 (13.70%) Change Management
5 9 (12.33%) Line Management
6 8 (10.96%) Metadata Management
6 8 (10.96%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (10.96%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (10.96%) Migration
6 8 (10.96%) SOA
6 8 (10.96%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.85%) Data Management
7 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.74%) Network Design
9 1 (1.37%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 31 (42.47%) SC Cleared
1 31 (42.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) NDS
2 5 (6.85%) Firmware
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.37%) Kamailio
4 1 (1.37%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.96%) EMC
3 8 (10.96%) Open Text
4 6 (8.22%) Huawei
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.37%) IBM
6 1 (1.37%) Sun
6 1 (1.37%) HP
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