The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 129 142 132
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 20 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.89% 1.06%
As % of the General category 1.36% 2.10% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 20
Average salary £40,000 £34,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.10% -39.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £29,085 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
Back Office
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1476 1619 1400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.27% 42.33% 44.80%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1009 801
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Back Office
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Scotland

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Scotland

Back Office
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -5 12 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Edinburgh +8 4 - - 4
Dundee - 3 - - 2
Stirling - 1 £25,500 -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (60.98%) LAN
1 25 (60.98%) WAN
2 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
3 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
3 22 (53.66%) VMware
3 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (39.02%) Windows
5 15 (36.59%) DNS
5 15 (36.59%) DHCP
6 14 (34.15%) Finance
7 12 (29.27%) ITIL
7 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
7 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (29.27%) SCCM
8 11 (26.83%) XenApp
8 11 (26.83%) vSphere
8 11 (26.83%) SLA
8 11 (26.83%) Citrix
8 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (26.83%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (24.39%) SAN
9 10 (24.39%) CCNP
10 9 (21.95%) CCNA
10 9 (21.95%) Cisco
10 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
10 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
10 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (21.95%) Windows 7

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.44%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.44%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) LAN
1 25 (60.98%) WAN
2 15 (36.59%) DHCP
2 15 (36.59%) DNS
3 11 (26.83%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (24.39%) SAN
5 8 (19.51%) VPN
5 8 (19.51%) Firewall
6 4 (9.76%) Internet
6 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Front Office
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Support Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (14.63%) IT Support Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) IT Support
3 5 (12.20%) Team Leader
3 5 (12.20%) Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Network Technician
4 4 (9.76%) Operations Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) SAP SCM Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.44%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) HTML
1 5 (12.20%) CSS
2 3 (7.32%) XML
2 3 (7.32%) REST
3 2 (4.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
3 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Logistics
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) CRM
6 3 (7.32%) ERP
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) Workflow
6 3 (7.32%) Investment Management
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
7 2 (4.88%) Fund Accounting
7 2 (4.88%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (4.88%) Validation
7 2 (4.88%) Data Management
7 2 (4.88%) Process Management
8 1 (2.44%) Change Management
8 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (24.39%) CCNP
3 9 (21.95%) CCNA
4 8 (19.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (9.76%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) ISEB
7 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) MiFID
2 1 (2.44%) FATCA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
1 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.83%) XenApp
2 11 (26.83%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) SCCM
2 8 (19.51%) SCOM
2 8 (19.51%) SCVMM
3 4 (9.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
2 22 (53.66%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Citrix
4 9 (21.95%) Cisco
5 8 (19.51%) HP
5 8 (19.51%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.32%) NetSuite
7 2 (4.88%) Pega
7 2 (4.88%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) SAP
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Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Scotland
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Salary: £35,000 to £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 up to £84,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
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Posted: 21 days ago