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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 136 128 139
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 26 48 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 1.31% 0.77%
As % of the General category 1.70% 2.90% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 15
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -28.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £30,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £37,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
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
1532 1653 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.39% 44.94% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1075 882
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -16 8 £31,900 - 1
Edinburgh +1 7 £50,000 +50.37% 6
Dundee - 5 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
Stirling - 2 £25,500 -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (45.00%) Windows
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
2 17 (42.50%) LAN
2 17 (42.50%) WAN
2 17 (42.50%) SCCM
3 16 (40.00%) DHCP
3 16 (40.00%) DNS
4 15 (37.50%) Citrix
4 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (35.00%) VMware
5 14 (35.00%) CCNP
6 13 (32.50%) CCNA
6 13 (32.50%) Cisco
6 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (32.50%) Mentoring
6 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (30.00%) HP StoreVirtual
7 12 (30.00%) XenApp
7 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 12 (30.00%) vSphere
7 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (30.00%) SCOM
7 12 (30.00%) SCVMM
7 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (30.00%) VPN

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
2 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) LAN
1 17 (42.50%) WAN
2 16 (40.00%) DHCP
2 16 (40.00%) DNS
3 12 (30.00%) SAN
3 12 (30.00%) Firewall
3 12 (30.00%) VPN
4 4 (10.00%) Internet
4 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) MS Access
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Front Office
3 2 (5.00%) Law
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 8 (20.00%) Operations Team Leader
3 4 (10.00%) Network Technician
3 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) ERP Manager
6 1 (2.50%) IT Support
6 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Service Support Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Business Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Applications Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) XML
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
2 5 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Equities
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Mentoring
2 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.50%) Investment Management
4 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) ERP
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) Logistics
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 5 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) Workflow
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) Process Management
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.00%) Data Management
7 2 (5.00%) Information Management
7 2 (5.00%) Demand Forecasting
7 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) VBA
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.00%) CCNP
3 13 (32.50%) CCNA
4 12 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (15.00%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) ISEB
7 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (30.00%) XenApp
3 12 (30.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) SCCM
2 12 (30.00%) SCOM
2 12 (30.00%) SCVMM
3 4 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Citrix
3 14 (35.00%) VMware
4 13 (32.50%) Cisco
5 12 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 12 (30.00%) HP
6 5 (12.50%) NetSuite
7 2 (5.00%) Pega
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