The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 63 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 7 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.16% 1.42% 1.57%
As % of the General category 3.76% 5.03% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 10
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £36,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Back Office
South Yorkshire

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

General Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 199 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.95% 28.23% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 148 162 163
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Back Office
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Sheffield

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (66.67%) MySQL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Informix
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) Nagios
2 5 (55.56%) NetApp
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (55.56%) F5
2 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (55.56%) Salt
2 5 (55.56%) IBM XIV
2 5 (55.56%) Opsview
2 5 (55.56%) vSphere
2 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) Graphite
2 5 (55.56%) Grafana
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Games
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) IBM XIV
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCDE
1 3 (33.33%) CCIE
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) CCSP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Grafana
1 5 (55.56%) Graphite
1 5 (55.56%) Nagios
1 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (55.56%) Opsview
1 5 (55.56%) Salt
2 2 (22.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) F5
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
1 5 (55.56%) NetApp
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft