The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 128 130 126
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 12 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.49% 0.25%
As % of the General category 1.12% 1.16% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 4
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +129.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Front 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
1073 951 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 43.04% 42.10% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 646 669 584
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Front Office
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Front Office Salary Trend in Reading

Front Office
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front Office across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Front Office Salary Histogram in Reading

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Front 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 Front Office.

1 16 (88.89%) SLA
2 14 (77.78%) Service Management
3 12 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 10 (55.56%) Incident Management
5 9 (50.00%) ITIL
6 7 (38.89%) Back Office
7 5 (27.78%) MOS
7 5 (27.78%) Korn
7 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (27.78%) UNIX
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) Perl
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) MySQL
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 5 (27.78%) OCA
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (27.78%) Remedy
8 4 (22.22%) Huawei
9 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (11.11%) Fault Management
10 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (11.11%) Project Management
10 2 (11.11%) Change Management
10 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (5.56%) Billing
11 1 (5.56%) Network Design
11 1 (5.56%) Finance

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Front 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 Front Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
General
1 12 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (38.89%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Incident Manager
2 5 (27.78%) OSS Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) OSS Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) BSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Service Management
2 10 (55.56%) Incident Management
3 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Fault Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Korn
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MOS
1 5 (27.78%) OCA
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) Remedy
2 4 (22.22%) Huawei