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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 275 230 233
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +3
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 173 252 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 1.10% 0.97%
As % of the General category 2.25% 2.97% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 118 181 144
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £24,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £75,000 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
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
7700 8480 8393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.81% 37.00% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5901 6188 6237
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £68,500
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 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 29 May 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 29 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
Berkshire -31 42 £42,500 -39.28% 4
West Sussex +32 30 £44,500 +4.70% 1
Surrey +8 26 £45,000 -30.76% 4
Hampshire -32 19 £44,250 +41.60% 2
Middlesex - 16 - -
Oxfordshire +18 14 £75,000 +158.62% 2
East Sussex +2 12 £43,300 +49.31% 1
Buckinghamshire -17 12 £45,000 +55.17% 1
Kent +7 2 £33,500 -52.14%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 86 (28.10%) Finance
2 81 (26.47%) Windows
3 73 (23.86%) Microsoft
4 63 (20.59%) .NET
5 58 (18.95%) C#
6 57 (18.63%) SQL
7 56 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (17.97%) VMware
9 52 (16.99%) SQL Server
10 41 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (12.75%) Project Management
11 39 (12.75%) MVC
11 39 (12.75%) ASP.NET
11 39 (12.75%) MS Excel
12 36 (11.76%) Telecoms
12 36 (11.76%) DNS
13 35 (11.44%) Windows XP
13 35 (11.44%) Business Analysis
14 34 (11.11%) TDD
14 34 (11.11%) Windows 7
14 34 (11.11%) Citrix
15 33 (10.78%) ITIL
15 33 (10.78%) JavaScript
16 31 (10.13%) OO
16 31 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 31 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (9.15%) Active Directory
17 28 (9.15%) Windows 2000
17 28 (9.15%) OOD
17 28 (9.15%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.92%) IIS
3 10 (3.27%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.94%) Lync
5 8 (2.61%) Apache
6 5 (1.63%) Confluence
7 4 (1.31%) Drupal
7 4 (1.31%) Kentico
7 4 (1.31%) CMS
8 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.65%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.65%) Node.js
9 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.33%) FormScape
Applications
1 39 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.52%) MS Office
3 5 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.96%) Maximo
2 3 (0.98%) BASE24
2 3 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.27%) Office 365
3 8 (2.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.76%) DNS
2 25 (8.17%) Internet
3 22 (7.19%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.88%) DHCP
5 14 (4.58%) VoIP
6 13 (4.25%) Firewall
6 13 (4.25%) VPN
7 12 (3.92%) Broadband
7 12 (3.92%) LAN
7 12 (3.92%) SMTP
8 10 (3.27%) 4G
8 10 (3.27%) SNMP
8 10 (3.27%) 3G
9 9 (2.94%) WAN
10 8 (2.61%) Diameter Protocol
10 8 (2.61%) MPLS
11 7 (2.29%) HTTP
12 6 (1.96%) Wireshark
12 6 (1.96%) SAN
13 5 (1.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.25%) MS Access
2 13 (4.25%) MySQL
3 10 (3.27%) Couchbase
4 8 (2.61%) Big Data
5 7 (2.29%) FileMaker
5 7 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.63%) RavenDB
7 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.33%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.33%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 15 (4.90%) NUnit
1 15 (4.90%) Moq
2 11 (3.59%) ReSharper
3 9 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.94%) JIRA
4 7 (2.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (1.63%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.63%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.63%) WATIR
6 5 (1.63%) NCrunch
7 2 (0.65%) Subversion
8 1 (0.33%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 86 (28.10%) Finance
2 36 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 27 (8.82%) Retail
4 21 (6.86%) Banking
5 19 (6.21%) Marketing
6 17 (5.56%) Investment Banking
7 16 (5.23%) Front Office
8 12 (3.92%) Billing
9 7 (2.29%) Online Betting
10 5 (1.63%) Publishing
10 5 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.63%) Local Government
11 4 (1.31%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.98%) Electronics
12 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.33%) Legal
14 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 81 (26.47%) Analyst
2 51 (16.67%) Developer
3 37 (12.09%) Business Analyst
4 26 (8.50%) Support Analyst
4 26 (8.50%) Applications Support
5 24 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 22 (7.19%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (6.86%) Project Manager
8 20 (6.54%) Software Developer
8 20 (6.54%) Architect
9 19 (6.21%) Administrator
9 19 (6.21%) Applications Support Analyst
9 19 (6.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 18 (5.88%) Consultant
11 17 (5.56%) Graduate
12 13 (4.25%) Senior Developer
12 13 (4.25%) Server Specialist
12 13 (4.25%) Windows Server Specialist
13 12 (3.92%) Customer Engineer
13 12 (3.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.59%) .NET
2 39 (12.75%) ASP.NET
3 28 (9.15%) HTML
3 28 (9.15%) jQuery
4 26 (8.50%) CSS
5 21 (6.86%) XML
6 20 (6.54%) .NET Framework
6 20 (6.54%) Entity Framework
7 18 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (4.58%) NHibernate
8 14 (4.58%) Dapper ORM
9 13 (4.25%) Web Services
10 12 (3.92%) WinForms
11 9 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (1.63%) MSMQ
14 5 (1.63%) StructureMap
14 5 (1.63%) Spring.NET
14 5 (1.63%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.19%) Clustering
3 18 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.25%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.92%) Smartphone
6 11 (3.59%) EPoS
6 11 (3.59%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.94%) User Experience
8 8 (2.61%) Statistics
9 7 (2.29%) Replication
9 7 (2.29%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.96%) Social Media
11 5 (1.63%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.63%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.63%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.31%) BYOD
12 4 (1.31%) iSeries
13 3 (0.98%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.98%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 81 (26.47%) Windows
2 41 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (11.44%) Windows XP
4 34 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 28 (9.15%) Windows 2000
6 27 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (8.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (6.54%) UNIX
8 20 (6.54%) Linux
9 7 (2.29%) Solaris
10 4 (1.31%) Android
11 2 (0.65%) CentOS
12 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (12.75%) Project Management
2 39 (12.75%) MVC
3 35 (11.44%) Business Analysis
4 34 (11.11%) TDD
5 33 (10.78%) ITIL
6 31 (10.13%) OO
7 28 (9.15%) OOD
7 28 (9.15%) Service Delivery
8 27 (8.82%) ERP
9 23 (7.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (6.86%) Software Engineering
11 20 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (6.54%) Change Management
11 20 (6.54%) People Management
12 19 (6.21%) Migration
13 17 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (5.56%) Problem Management
14 16 (5.23%) E-Commerce
15 15 (4.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.95%) C#
2 57 (18.63%) SQL
3 33 (10.78%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.21%) VB
5 17 (5.56%) VBScript
6 15 (4.90%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.59%) C
7 11 (3.59%) Java
8 10 (3.27%) Perl
9 9 (2.94%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.63%) Ruby
11 4 (1.31%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.31%) Python
11 4 (1.31%) VBA
12 3 (0.98%) PHP
12 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.98%) Korn
13 1 (0.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 31 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (6.54%) Degree
3 12 (3.92%) MCP
3 12 (3.92%) MCSE
4 7 (2.29%) MCT
4 7 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.29%) MCITP
5 6 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.96%) CCSA
6 5 (1.63%) HNC
6 5 (1.63%) HND
6 5 (1.63%) CCNP
7 4 (1.31%) CISSP
8 3 (0.98%) CISA
8 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.65%) CEH
9 2 (0.65%) GSEC
9 2 (0.65%) CRISC
9 2 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.31%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.98%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.65%) QA
5 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) FISMA
System Software
1 28 (9.15%) Active Directory
1 28 (9.15%) VMware ESXi
1 28 (9.15%) XenApp
2 27 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.21%) VMware ESX
4 10 (3.27%) vSphere
5 6 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (1.31%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.98%) XenServer
8 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 7 (2.29%) WSUS
3 6 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.31%) SCCM
4 4 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.31%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.98%) Control-M
6 2 (0.65%) Opsview
6 2 (0.65%) SCOM
6 2 (0.65%) Puppet
6 2 (0.65%) Nagios
7 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 73 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 55 (17.97%) VMware
3 34 (11.11%) Citrix
4 21 (6.86%) Oracle
5 19 (6.21%) SAP
6 15 (4.90%) IBM
6 15 (4.90%) HP
7 12 (3.92%) Symantec
8 11 (3.59%) Cisco
9 7 (2.29%) Apple
9 7 (2.29%) Sage
9 7 (2.29%) Huawei
10 6 (1.96%) Intel
11 5 (1.63%) Sophos
11 5 (1.63%) Sun
11 5 (1.63%) Synopsys
11 5 (1.63%) RedPrairie
11 5 (1.63%) Endeca
12 4 (1.31%) Riverbed
12 4 (1.31%) Epicor
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 15 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex and West Sussex-Burgess...
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bicester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Slough, Berkshire
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