The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 289 241 257
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +16
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 164 252 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 1.08% 0.90%
As % of the General category 2.08% 2.94% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 129 187 115
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £95,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Back Office
England

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

General Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7887 8582 8152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.13% 36.66% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6065 6208 6009
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 the South East

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Back Office
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Back Office Salary Trend in the South East

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in the South East

Back Office
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Berkshire -45 41 £42,500 -39.28%
West Sussex +28 31 £44,500 +4.70% 6
Surrey +2 31 £42,500 -29.16% 6
Oxfordshire +18 18 £62,500 +115.51% 1
Hampshire -26 12 £44,500 +27.14%
Buckinghamshire -13 10 £45,000 +55.17% 2
Middlesex - 9 - -
East Sussex +11 8 £43,300 +44.33%
Kent +11 3 £35,000 -41.42%
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 87 (28.25%) Finance
2 85 (27.60%) Windows
3 74 (24.03%) Microsoft
4 65 (21.10%) C#
5 62 (20.13%) VMware
6 61 (19.81%) .NET
7 60 (19.48%) SQL
8 58 (18.83%) SQL Server
9 56 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (13.64%) MS Excel
12 40 (12.99%) DNS
13 39 (12.66%) Project Management
14 38 (12.34%) Telecoms
14 38 (12.34%) Citrix
15 37 (12.01%) ASP.NET
16 35 (11.36%) MVC
16 35 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (11.36%) Business Analysis
17 34 (11.04%) ITIL
18 33 (10.71%) Active Directory
18 33 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
19 32 (10.39%) Windows 7
20 31 (10.06%) TDD
20 31 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
20 31 (10.06%) Windows XP
21 30 (9.74%) XenApp
21 30 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
22 29 (9.42%) JavaScript
22 29 (9.42%) TCP/IP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 15 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.22%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.25%) IIS
4 9 (2.92%) Lync
5 8 (2.60%) Apache
6 5 (1.62%) Node.js
7 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.65%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.65%) Confluence
8 2 (0.65%) CMS
9 1 (0.32%) FormScape
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.32%) Drupal
9 1 (0.32%) Kentico
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 42 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.17%) MS Office
3 7 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Maximo
2 4 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.32%) Primavera
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.32%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.25%) Office 365
2 9 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.92%) SaaS
3 4 (1.30%) PaaS
3 4 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.99%) DNS
2 29 (9.42%) TCP/IP
3 24 (7.79%) DHCP
4 20 (6.49%) LAN
4 20 (6.49%) Internet
5 17 (5.52%) VoIP
5 17 (5.52%) WAN
6 16 (5.19%) VPN
6 16 (5.19%) Firewall
7 15 (4.87%) SMTP
8 13 (4.22%) SNMP
8 13 (4.22%) MPLS
9 11 (3.57%) Diameter Protocol
10 7 (2.27%) Broadband
10 7 (2.27%) SAN
10 7 (2.27%) HTTP
11 6 (1.95%) OSPF
11 6 (1.95%) BGP
11 6 (1.95%) 3G
11 6 (1.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.90%) MS Access
2 12 (3.90%) MySQL
3 8 (2.60%) Couchbase
3 8 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.62%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.62%) Big Data
7 4 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.65%) RavenDB
8 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.65%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.32%) WebFOCUS
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 12 (3.90%) NUnit
1 12 (3.90%) Moq
2 10 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.25%) ReSharper
3 9 (2.92%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.30%) JIRA
5 4 (1.30%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.65%) WATIR
6 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.65%) Subversion
6 2 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.65%) NCrunch
6 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
General
1 87 (28.25%) Finance
2 38 (12.34%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.82%) Banking
4 18 (5.84%) Front Office
5 16 (5.19%) Investment Banking
6 15 (4.87%) Marketing
7 14 (4.55%) Retail
8 12 (3.90%) Billing
8 12 (3.90%) Online Betting
9 6 (1.95%) Publishing
9 6 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.62%) Electronics
10 5 (1.62%) Local Government
11 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.97%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.97%) Legal
13 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.32%) Law
14 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (26.62%) Analyst
2 56 (18.18%) Developer
3 35 (11.36%) Business Analyst
4 28 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 28 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 23 (7.47%) Support Engineer
6 22 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 21 (6.82%) Architect
8 20 (6.49%) Support Analyst
9 19 (6.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 17 (5.52%) Applications Support
10 17 (5.52%) Senior Developer
11 15 (4.87%) Consultant
12 14 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
13 13 (4.22%) C# Developer
13 13 (4.22%) Senior Software Developer
13 13 (4.22%) Server Specialist
13 13 (4.22%) Back Office Engineer
13 13 (4.22%) Windows Server Specialist
14 12 (3.90%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (19.81%) .NET
2 37 (12.01%) ASP.NET
3 26 (8.44%) HTML
4 24 (7.79%) jQuery
5 23 (7.47%) CSS
6 20 (6.49%) .NET Framework
7 19 (6.17%) Entity Framework
8 18 (5.84%) XML
9 13 (4.22%) Web Services
9 13 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (3.90%) WinForms
11 11 (3.57%) NHibernate
11 11 (3.57%) Dapper ORM
12 8 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (1.95%) MDX
14 5 (1.62%) Ajax
15 4 (1.30%) ODBC
15 4 (1.30%) SOAP
15 4 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.49%) Clustering
3 17 (5.52%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.87%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.57%) Statistics
7 10 (3.25%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.92%) User Experience
9 7 (2.27%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.27%) Mainframe
9 7 (2.27%) Replication
9 7 (2.27%) EPoS
10 6 (1.95%) iSeries
10 6 (1.95%) BYOD
11 5 (1.62%) Web 2.0
12 4 (1.30%) DTV
13 3 (0.97%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.97%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.97%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 85 (27.60%) Windows
2 48 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (10.39%) Windows 7
4 31 (10.06%) Windows XP
5 30 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (7.79%) Windows 2000
8 19 (6.17%) Linux
9 17 (5.52%) UNIX
10 9 (2.92%) Solaris
11 4 (1.30%) Android
12 2 (0.65%) CentOS
13 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.32%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (12.66%) Project Management
3 35 (11.36%) MVC
3 35 (11.36%) Business Analysis
4 34 (11.04%) ITIL
5 31 (10.06%) TDD
6 29 (9.42%) Service Delivery
7 27 (8.77%) OO
7 27 (8.77%) ERP
8 26 (8.44%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (6.82%) OOD
9 21 (6.82%) Migration
10 20 (6.49%) People Management
11 18 (5.84%) Problem Management
12 17 (5.52%) Software Engineering
12 17 (5.52%) Service Management
13 16 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (5.19%) Scrum
13 16 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (4.87%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 65 (21.10%) C#
2 60 (19.48%) SQL
3 29 (9.42%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.52%) VBScript
4 17 (5.52%) VB
4 17 (5.52%) PowerShell
5 13 (4.22%) C
5 13 (4.22%) Java
6 8 (2.60%) Perl
7 7 (2.27%) Python
7 7 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.95%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.95%) PHP
8 6 (1.95%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.62%) VBA
10 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.97%) Korn
11 2 (0.65%) Ruby
12 1 (0.32%) C++
12 1 (0.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 31 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (7.47%) Degree
3 13 (4.22%) MCSE
4 10 (3.25%) MCP
4 10 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.60%) CCNP
6 7 (2.27%) MCT
6 7 (2.27%) MCITP
7 6 (1.95%) CCSA
8 4 (1.30%) CISSP
8 4 (1.30%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.97%) CISA
9 3 (0.97%) ISEB
10 2 (0.65%) CCIE
10 2 (0.65%) CISM
10 2 (0.65%) GSEC
10 2 (0.65%) CRISC
10 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.65%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.55%) SLA
2 6 (1.95%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.95%) PMBOK
3 2 (0.65%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) FISMA
System Software
1 35 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
3 30 (9.74%) XenApp
4 19 (6.17%) VMware ESX
5 15 (4.87%) vSphere
6 6 (1.95%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (1.95%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.97%) XenServer
8 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (3.57%) WSUS
2 8 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (2.60%) NetBackup
3 7 (2.27%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.95%) SCCM
4 6 (1.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.97%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.65%) Nagios
6 2 (0.65%) Opsview
6 2 (0.65%) SCOM
6 2 (0.65%) Puppet
7 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 74 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 62 (20.13%) VMware
3 38 (12.34%) Citrix
4 22 (7.14%) Oracle
5 21 (6.82%) HP
6 20 (6.49%) IBM
7 17 (5.52%) Cisco
8 16 (5.19%) Symantec
9 15 (4.87%) SAP
10 9 (2.92%) Huawei
11 8 (2.60%) Apple
12 7 (2.27%) Sage
13 6 (1.95%) Intel
13 6 (1.95%) Sun
14 5 (1.62%) Sophos
14 5 (1.62%) Riverbed
14 5 (1.62%) Synopsys
15 4 (1.30%) NetApp
16 3 (0.97%) Red Hat
16 3 (0.97%) CheckPoint
Dorking, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £26799 - £30799 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £47000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Haywards Heath
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 18 days ago
Haywards Heath
Ortolan Group
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: + 29 days + share ops scheme + pension + more!
Posted: 20 days ago