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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 132 131 127
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 9 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.24% 0.49%
As % of the General category 1.05% 0.57% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
Average salary - £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
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
856 1049 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 38.20% 42.23% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 587 630 633
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 18 (81.82%) Back Office
2 17 (77.27%) Capacity Management
3 16 (72.73%) Configuration Management
4 15 (68.18%) Statistics
5 14 (63.64%) Fault Management
5 14 (63.64%) Network Design
5 14 (63.64%) Validation
6 13 (59.09%) VoIP
6 13 (59.09%) SMTP
6 13 (59.09%) SNMP
6 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
6 13 (59.09%) DNS
6 13 (59.09%) Diameter Protocol
7 12 (54.55%) Huawei
8 11 (50.00%) Problem Management
9 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
10 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
10 6 (27.27%) People Management
11 5 (22.73%) DHCP
12 4 (18.18%) ITIL
12 4 (18.18%) SLA
12 4 (18.18%) Service Management
13 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
13 3 (13.64%) Network Management
14 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
14 2 (9.09%) Windows
15 1 (4.55%) Linux
15 1 (4.55%) SQL
15 1 (4.55%) Project Management
15 1 (4.55%) Finance

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) VoIP
1 13 (59.09%) SMTP
1 13 (59.09%) SNMP
1 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
1 13 (59.09%) DNS
1 13 (59.09%) Diameter Protocol
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
General
1 18 (81.82%) Back Office
2 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Back Office Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Team Leader
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Release Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IP Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Capacity Management
2 16 (72.73%) Configuration Management
3 14 (63.64%) Fault Management
3 14 (63.64%) Network Design
3 14 (63.64%) Validation
4 11 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
6 6 (27.27%) People Management
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) Service Management
8 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
8 3 (13.64%) Network Management
9 1 (4.55%) Project Management
9 1 (4.55%) eTOM
9 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
9 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Huawei
2 1 (4.55%) VMware