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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 122 74 120
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +46
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 19 71 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 2.90% 1.01%
As % of the General category 1.99% 7.23% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 51 1
Average salary £42,500 £75,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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
956 982 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 42.04% 40.11% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 665 574 578
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £95,000
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 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 30 June 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Reading

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (40.00%) Front Office
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Capacity Management
3 11 (31.43%) Fault Management
4 10 (28.57%) Statistics
4 10 (28.57%) Validation
4 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 9 (25.71%) ERP
5 9 (25.71%) VoIP
5 9 (25.71%) Network Design
5 9 (25.71%) People Management
6 8 (22.86%) Diameter Protocol
6 8 (22.86%) Data Transformation
6 8 (22.86%) Document Management
6 8 (22.86%) Workflow
6 8 (22.86%) SMTP
6 8 (22.86%) SNMP
6 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
6 8 (22.86%) DNS
7 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
7 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
7 6 (17.14%) Workflow Management
7 6 (17.14%) Huawei
8 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 5 (14.29%) DHCP
8 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.43%) Demand Forecasting
9 4 (11.43%) Network Management
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) VoIP
2 8 (22.86%) SMTP
2 8 (22.86%) SNMP
2 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
2 8 (22.86%) DNS
2 8 (22.86%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MS Access
General
1 14 (40.00%) Front Office
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
3 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Multimedia
4 2 (5.71%) Billing
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
1 7 (20.00%) Back Office Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Team Leader
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Team Leader
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Project Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Head of Technology
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Graduate
7 1 (2.86%) BSS Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IP Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior IP Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Development Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Business Development Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Statistics
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Solaris
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) FreeBSD
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Capacity Management
2 11 (31.43%) Fault Management
3 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 10 (28.57%) Validation
4 9 (25.71%) Network Design
4 9 (25.71%) ERP
4 9 (25.71%) People Management
5 8 (22.86%) Data Transformation
5 8 (22.86%) Document Management
5 8 (22.86%) Workflow
6 6 (17.14%) Workflow Management
6 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
7 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.43%) Demand Forecasting
8 4 (11.43%) Network Management
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.57%) Change Management
10 2 (5.71%) CRM
10 2 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) VBA
2 2 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Huawei
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards