The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 223 237 235
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 256 223 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 0.99% 0.94%
As % of the General category 2.92% 2.56% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 184 171 177
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
General Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8766 8713 9301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.34% 38.86% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6415 6384 7738
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,825
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Back Office
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +1 63 £32,500 -21.68% 6
Berkshire +19 50 £72,500 +61.11% 1
Surrey +13 46 £65,000 +109.67% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 31 £30,000 -13.04%
East Sussex -7 25 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Oxfordshire -18 14 £29,000 +28.88%
West Sussex -2 13 £42,500 -10.52%
Kent -11 11 £47,500 +75.92%
Middlesex +8 3 - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 153 (34.46%) SQL
2 129 (29.05%) Finance
3 106 (23.87%) Microsoft
4 104 (23.42%) Degree
5 103 (23.20%) Windows
6 97 (21.85%) SQL Server
7 86 (19.37%) .NET
8 75 (16.89%) C#
9 71 (15.99%) ASP.NET
10 69 (15.54%) HTML
11 66 (14.86%) JavaScript
12 65 (14.64%) Telecoms
13 64 (14.41%) Retail
14 57 (12.84%) Oracle
14 57 (12.84%) CSS
14 57 (12.84%) Cisco
15 54 (12.16%) Linux
16 52 (11.71%) UNIX
17 50 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
18 49 (11.04%) MS Excel
19 48 (10.81%) DNS
19 48 (10.81%) Project Management
20 46 (10.36%) MySQL
20 46 (10.36%) VMware
21 45 (10.14%) Java
22 42 (9.46%) Front Office
22 42 (9.46%) Computer Science
22 42 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
23 41 (9.23%) ITIL
24 40 (9.01%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 37 (8.33%) CMS
2 22 (4.95%) IIS
2 22 (4.95%) Tomcat
3 19 (4.28%) Sitecore CMS
4 18 (4.05%) MS Exchange
5 17 (3.83%) Umbraco
6 14 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.58%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.58%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.13%) WordPress
9 5 (1.13%) Drupal
9 5 (1.13%) Apache
10 4 (0.90%) Confluence
10 4 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 49 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 38 (8.56%) MS Office
3 10 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (5.18%) Google Analytics
2 12 (2.70%) Maximo
3 4 (0.90%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.45%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.45%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.80%) SaaS
2 5 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.81%) DNS
2 35 (7.88%) DHCP
3 34 (7.66%) 3G
3 34 (7.66%) Firewall
4 27 (6.08%) SMTP
5 26 (5.86%) SNMP
6 25 (5.63%) Radio Access Network
7 21 (4.73%) TCP/IP
7 21 (4.73%) Internet
8 20 (4.50%) Broadband
8 20 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (4.05%) FWSM
9 18 (4.05%) Cisco PIX
9 18 (4.05%) BIG-IP
10 12 (2.70%) WAN
10 12 (2.70%) Network Security
11 11 (2.48%) LAN
11 11 (2.48%) SAN
11 11 (2.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (2.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (21.85%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.36%) MySQL
3 19 (4.28%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.15%) RDBMS
5 12 (2.70%) MS Access
6 10 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.58%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.13%) DataStage
9 5 (1.13%) QualityStage
9 5 (1.13%) PowerCenter
9 5 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.13%) Redis
10 4 (0.90%) RavenDB
10 4 (0.90%) Big Data
10 4 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (6.76%) Subversion
2 23 (5.18%) JIRA
3 22 (4.95%) EasyMock
4 18 (4.05%) Maven
5 13 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.93%) Artifactory
5 13 (2.93%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.80%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (1.80%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.80%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.58%) TestComplete
7 7 (1.58%) SilkTest
7 7 (1.58%) ClearCase
8 5 (1.13%) jMock
8 5 (1.13%) Selenium
8 5 (1.13%) JUnit
8 5 (1.13%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.13%) WebDriver
General
1 129 (29.05%) Finance
2 65 (14.64%) Telecoms
3 64 (14.41%) Retail
4 42 (9.46%) Front Office
5 35 (7.88%) Marketing
6 23 (5.18%) Billing
7 10 (2.25%) Military
8 7 (1.58%) Legal
9 6 (1.35%) Banking
10 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.13%) Publishing
10 5 (1.13%) Games
11 4 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.68%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.45%) Electronics
13 2 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 113 (25.45%) Developer
2 67 (15.09%) Analyst
3 42 (9.46%) Administrator
3 42 (9.46%) Support Engineer
4 34 (7.66%) Senior Developer
5 33 (7.43%) IP Engineer
6 29 (6.53%) .NET Developer
7 26 (5.86%) Software Developer
8 24 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 18 (4.05%) Web Developer
9 18 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
9 18 (4.05%) Security Engineer
10 17 (3.83%) Coordinator
11 16 (3.60%) Architect
11 16 (3.60%) Senior Software Developer
12 15 (3.38%) Business Analyst
12 15 (3.38%) Desktop Support
13 14 (3.15%) Consultant
13 14 (3.15%) Technical Support
13 14 (3.15%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (19.37%) .NET
2 71 (15.99%) ASP.NET
3 69 (15.54%) HTML
4 57 (12.84%) CSS
5 40 (9.01%) XML
6 28 (6.31%) jQuery
7 27 (6.08%) Hibernate
7 27 (6.08%) Spring
8 26 (5.86%) Web Services
9 25 (5.63%) HTML5
10 19 (4.28%) CSS3
11 18 (4.05%) Struts
11 18 (4.05%) .NET Framework
12 16 (3.60%) Ajax
13 15 (3.38%) XHTML
13 15 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (3.15%) SOAP
15 13 (2.93%) STL
15 13 (2.93%) Vaadin
16 10 (2.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.53%) Mathematics
2 29 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 26 (5.86%) EPoS
4 21 (4.73%) Clustering
5 14 (3.15%) Social Media
6 13 (2.93%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.35%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.35%) EMV
8 6 (1.35%) Replication
9 5 (1.13%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.13%) Online Games
9 5 (1.13%) PDA
9 5 (1.13%) Open Source
10 4 (0.90%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.90%) Derivative
10 4 (0.90%) Equities
10 4 (0.90%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.68%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 103 (23.20%) Windows
2 54 (12.16%) Linux
3 52 (11.71%) UNIX
4 42 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (7.21%) Windows 7
5 32 (7.21%) Windows XP
6 27 (6.08%) Windows 2000
7 18 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.35%) Android
11 5 (1.13%) AIX
11 5 (1.13%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.90%) Solaris
13 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.68%) CentOS
14 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (10.81%) Project Management
3 41 (9.23%) ITIL
4 40 (9.01%) Scrum
5 39 (8.78%) E-Commerce
6 38 (8.56%) Content Management
7 33 (7.43%) CRM
7 33 (7.43%) Asset Management
8 28 (6.31%) MVC
8 28 (6.31%) Analytics
9 27 (6.08%) TDD
10 26 (5.86%) Software Engineering
11 25 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (5.18%) Waterfall
13 21 (4.73%) UML
14 20 (4.50%) Risk Management
14 20 (4.50%) B2B
15 19 (4.28%) Service Management
16 18 (4.05%) OO
Programming Languages
1 153 (34.46%) SQL
2 75 (16.89%) C#
3 66 (14.86%) JavaScript
4 45 (10.14%) Java
5 28 (6.31%) C++
6 23 (5.18%) Perl
7 22 (4.95%) PowerShell
8 18 (4.05%) Python
9 17 (3.83%) Delphi
10 15 (3.38%) Korn
11 14 (3.15%) T-SQL
12 13 (2.93%) Ruby
13 11 (2.48%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.58%) C
14 7 (1.58%) PHP
15 6 (1.35%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.35%) VBScript
16 5 (1.13%) VBA
16 5 (1.13%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 104 (23.42%) Degree
2 37 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (4.50%) OCA
4 20 (4.50%) Oracle Certification
5 18 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (4.05%) ISTQB
6 14 (3.15%) ISEB
6 14 (3.15%) Postgraduate
7 13 (2.93%) CCNP
8 12 (2.70%) MCSA
9 11 (2.48%) MCITP
9 11 (2.48%) MCP
9 11 (2.48%) Server+ Certification
10 6 (1.35%) CCNA
10 6 (1.35%) CCSE
10 6 (1.35%) MOS
10 6 (1.35%) CCSA
11 5 (1.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.08%) QA
2 16 (3.60%) SLA
3 14 (3.15%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.58%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.13%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 32 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.63%) XenApp
3 22 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.83%) ProxySG
5 14 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (3.15%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 8 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.58%) XenServer
8 7 (1.58%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.35%) vCloud
9 6 (1.35%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.90%) BlackBerry Internet Service
11 3 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 12 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 12 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (1.80%) CiscoWorks
3 8 (1.80%) OpenView
3 8 (1.80%) Data Guard
3 8 (1.80%) HP NNM
4 6 (1.35%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.13%) NSN NetAct
6 4 (0.90%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.45%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 106 (23.87%) Microsoft
2 57 (12.84%) Oracle
2 57 (12.84%) Cisco
3 46 (10.36%) VMware
4 36 (8.11%) Citrix
4 36 (8.11%) IBM
5 33 (7.43%) HP
6 26 (5.86%) SunGard
6 26 (5.86%) Juniper
7 23 (5.18%) Google
8 21 (4.73%) SAP
9 20 (4.50%) CheckPoint
10 19 (4.28%) Sitecore
10 19 (4.28%) F5
11 18 (4.05%) Symantec
11 18 (4.05%) Blue Coat
12 14 (3.15%) Adobe
12 14 (3.15%) Intel
12 14 (3.15%) Omniture
13 12 (2.70%) Dell
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bonus, BUPA, pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 16 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago