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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 149 148 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 14 32 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.79% 1.42%
As % of the General category 0.90% 1.94% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 32
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -30.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £21,825
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
1560 1653 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.13% 40.96% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 919 1015 749
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +4 10 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Edinburgh +3 3 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Stirling - 1 £57,500 -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 32 (49.23%) LAN
2 32 (49.23%) WAN
2 32 (49.23%) VMware
3 30 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (41.54%) Finance
5 25 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 21 (32.31%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (30.77%) SLA
8 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (23.08%) Windows
10 13 (20.00%) OO
11 12 (18.46%) DHCP
11 12 (18.46%) DNS
12 11 (16.92%) UNIX
12 11 (16.92%) ITIL
12 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
13 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (15.38%) HTML
13 10 (15.38%) SQL
13 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 10 (15.38%) IIS
14 9 (13.85%) CSS
14 9 (13.85%) Java
14 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
14 9 (13.85%) Data Modelling
14 9 (13.85%) Scrum
14 9 (13.85%) XenApp

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (15.38%) IIS
2 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.08%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.54%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.62%) SAP SCM
2 3 (4.62%) SAP MM
2 3 (4.62%) SAP CO
2 3 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.54%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.54%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 32 (49.23%) LAN
1 32 (49.23%) WAN
2 21 (32.31%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (18.46%) DHCP
3 12 (18.46%) DNS
4 8 (12.31%) SAN
5 6 (9.23%) VPN
5 6 (9.23%) Firewall
6 4 (6.15%) Internet
7 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.08%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.31%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.08%) IDOL
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.54%) OLAP
6 1 (1.54%) OLTP
General
1 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
2 5 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Front Office
3 2 (3.08%) Private Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Law
3 2 (3.08%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Developer
1 15 (23.08%) Analyst
2 11 (16.92%) Support Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (15.38%) Administrator
3 10 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) IT Support
4 5 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 5 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Operations Team Leader
5 4 (6.15%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.15%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) HTML
2 9 (13.85%) CSS
3 8 (12.31%) XML
3 8 (12.31%) XML Messaging
4 6 (9.23%) Web Services
4 6 (9.23%) .NET
5 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.69%) LAMP
5 5 (7.69%) WCF
5 5 (7.69%) jQuery
5 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.08%) Sass
6 2 (3.08%) RESTful
7 1 (1.54%) REST
7 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.54%) iBATIS
7 1 (1.54%) JMS
7 1 (1.54%) JSP
7 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Derivative
1 8 (12.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (10.77%) User Experience
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Open Source
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) UNIX
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.00%) OO
4 11 (16.92%) ITIL
4 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
5 9 (13.85%) Data Modelling
5 9 (13.85%) Scrum
6 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
6 8 (12.31%) OOP
6 8 (12.31%) Multithreading
6 8 (12.31%) Web Development
6 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.77%) Change Management
8 5 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (7.69%) CRM
8 5 (7.69%) B2B
8 5 (7.69%) B2C
8 5 (7.69%) Coaching
9 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) Java
3 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.23%) C#
4 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.77%) CCNP
2 7 (10.77%) CCNA
3 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (30.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) MiFID
2 2 (3.08%) FATCA
System Software
1 30 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 9 (13.85%) XenApp
3 9 (13.85%) vSphere
4 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) SCCM
2 6 (9.23%) SCOM
2 6 (9.23%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 32 (49.23%) VMware
3 8 (12.31%) HP
3 8 (12.31%) Citrix
4 7 (10.77%) Cisco
5 6 (9.23%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.15%) SAP
7 2 (3.08%) EMC
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle
8 1 (1.54%) Sybase
8 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
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