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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 133 128 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.43% 0.048%
As % of the General category 0.38% 1.07% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +108.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
1053 936 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.85% 40.24% 36.44%
Number of salaries quoted 631 652 595
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 £32,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £67,500 £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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (100.00%) SLA
2 10 (90.91%) Service Management
3 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
4 6 (54.55%) Back Office
5 5 (45.45%) MOS
5 5 (45.45%) Korn
5 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
5 5 (45.45%) Remedy
5 5 (45.45%) OCA
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) MySQL
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (36.36%) Huawei
7 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
8 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (9.09%) Network Design
9 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
9 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (9.09%) Project Management
9 1 (9.09%) Change Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
General
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 6 (54.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Incident Manager
1 5 (45.45%) OSS Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) OSS Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Korn
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MOS
1 5 (45.45%) OCA
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Remedy
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Huawei