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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 289 239 266
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +27
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 161 219 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.97% 0.84%
As % of the General category 2.12% 2.62% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 139 155 96
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £95,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
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
7610 8367 8139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.70% 36.94% 36.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5860 5968 5973
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 47 £42,500 -39.28% 1
West Sussex +42 39 £44,750 +5.29%
Surrey +6 31 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Hampshire -47 14 £42,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +19 12 £62,500 +121.23% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £45,000 +18.42% 1
East Sussex +20 3 £43,300 +44.33%
Kent +9 3 £42,500 -28.87% 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 99 (31.63%) Finance
2 85 (27.16%) Windows
3 72 (23.00%) Microsoft
4 66 (21.09%) VMware
5 65 (20.77%) C#
6 61 (19.49%) SQL
7 59 (18.85%) .NET
7 59 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (17.57%) SQL Server
9 51 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (15.65%) DNS
11 47 (15.02%) MS Excel
12 44 (14.06%) Telecoms
13 43 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (12.14%) Active Directory
15 36 (11.50%) Citrix
15 36 (11.50%) ASP.NET
16 35 (11.18%) ITIL
16 35 (11.18%) VMware ESXi
17 34 (10.86%) TDD
17 34 (10.86%) Business Analysis
17 34 (10.86%) Project Management
18 33 (10.54%) TCP/IP
18 33 (10.54%) MVC
19 31 (9.90%) ERP
19 31 (9.90%) Root Cause Analysis
19 31 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
20 30 (9.58%) DHCP
21 29 (9.27%) LAN
21 29 (9.27%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.47%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.51%) Lync
4 10 (3.19%) Apache
5 8 (2.56%) IIS
6 6 (1.92%) Node.js
7 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.64%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.32%) CMS
9 1 (0.32%) FormScape
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 47 (15.02%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.75%) MS Office
3 9 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.24%) Maximo
2 4 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.64%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.32%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.83%) Office 365
2 10 (3.19%) SaaS
3 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.92%) PaaS
4 6 (1.92%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (15.65%) DNS
2 33 (10.54%) TCP/IP
3 30 (9.58%) DHCP
4 29 (9.27%) LAN
5 26 (8.31%) WAN
6 22 (7.03%) VoIP
7 18 (5.75%) SMTP
7 18 (5.75%) Firewall
8 17 (5.43%) Internet
8 17 (5.43%) VPN
9 16 (5.11%) SNMP
10 14 (4.47%) MPLS
10 14 (4.47%) Diameter Protocol
11 8 (2.56%) SAN
12 7 (2.24%) Broadband
12 7 (2.24%) HTTP
13 6 (1.92%) OSPF
13 6 (1.92%) BGP
13 6 (1.92%) Extranet
13 6 (1.92%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.88%) MS Access
2 9 (2.88%) MySQL
3 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (1.92%) Couchbase
5 5 (1.60%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.96%) Big Data
7 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (4.15%) Visual Studio
1 13 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (3.83%) ReSharper
3 9 (2.88%) NUnit
3 9 (2.88%) Moq
4 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.64%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) JIRA
6 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 99 (31.63%) Finance
2 44 (14.06%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.03%) Banking
4 21 (6.71%) Front Office
5 17 (5.43%) Online Betting
6 15 (4.79%) Marketing
7 13 (4.15%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.88%) Billing
9 6 (1.92%) Publishing
9 6 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.60%) Electronics
10 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.60%) Retail
10 5 (1.60%) Local Government
11 3 (0.96%) Legal
12 2 (0.64%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (25.56%) Analyst
2 57 (18.21%) Developer
3 36 (11.50%) Senior Analyst
4 33 (10.54%) Project Manager
5 28 (8.95%) Business Analyst
6 24 (7.67%) Software Developer
7 22 (7.03%) Senior Developer
8 20 (6.39%) Support Engineer
9 19 (6.07%) Architect
10 18 (5.75%) Senior Software Developer
11 17 (5.43%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 17 (5.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 16 (5.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 16 (5.11%) Back Office Engineer
13 15 (4.79%) Infrastructure Manager
14 14 (4.47%) Senior Business Analyst
14 14 (4.47%) Support Analyst
15 13 (4.15%) C# Developer
16 12 (3.83%) Software Engineer
16 12 (3.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (18.85%) .NET
2 36 (11.50%) ASP.NET
3 25 (7.99%) HTML
4 23 (7.35%) jQuery
4 23 (7.35%) CSS
5 22 (7.03%) .NET Framework
6 21 (6.71%) Entity Framework
7 16 (5.11%) Web Services
8 14 (4.47%) XML
9 11 (3.51%) WinForms
10 9 (2.88%) NHibernate
10 9 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (2.88%) Dapper ORM
11 7 (2.24%) SOAP
12 6 (1.92%) Ajax
12 6 (1.92%) MDX
12 6 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (1.28%) ODBC
14 3 (0.96%) OAuth
14 3 (0.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.35%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.11%) Clustering
2 16 (5.11%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.11%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.47%) Statistics
4 8 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.24%) BYOD
5 7 (2.24%) iSeries
5 7 (2.24%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.92%) IVR
6 6 (1.92%) Web 2.0
6 6 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.92%) User Experience
7 4 (1.28%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.28%) Replication
7 4 (1.28%) DTV
7 4 (1.28%) EPoS
8 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 85 (27.16%) Windows
2 51 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (9.27%) Windows 7
5 24 (7.67%) Windows XP
6 23 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (7.03%) Linux
8 18 (5.75%) Windows 2000
9 16 (5.11%) UNIX
10 8 (2.56%) Solaris
11 4 (1.28%) Android
11 4 (1.28%) CentOS
12 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.32%) AIX
12 1 (0.32%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (11.18%) ITIL
3 34 (10.86%) Project Management
3 34 (10.86%) TDD
3 34 (10.86%) Business Analysis
4 33 (10.54%) MVC
5 31 (9.90%) ERP
5 31 (9.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 27 (8.63%) Service Delivery
7 26 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (7.35%) Scrum
8 23 (7.35%) Migration
8 23 (7.35%) OO
9 22 (7.03%) Service Management
10 21 (6.71%) CRM
11 20 (6.39%) Problem Management
11 20 (6.39%) Server Building
12 18 (5.75%) People Management
13 17 (5.43%) PRINCE2
13 17 (5.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.77%) C#
2 61 (19.49%) SQL
3 28 (8.95%) JavaScript
4 18 (5.75%) PowerShell
5 15 (4.79%) VBScript
5 15 (4.79%) VB
6 14 (4.47%) C
7 13 (4.15%) Java
8 8 (2.56%) Python
9 7 (2.24%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.24%) Perl
9 7 (2.24%) PHP
10 6 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.92%) VBA
11 4 (1.28%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.96%) Korn
12 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.32%) C++
13 1 (0.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 28 (8.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (7.35%) Degree
3 13 (4.15%) MCSE
4 10 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.56%) MCP
5 8 (2.56%) CCNP
6 7 (2.24%) MCITP
7 6 (1.92%) CCSA
8 5 (1.60%) ISEB
9 4 (1.28%) CISSP
9 4 (1.28%) MCT
10 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.96%) CISA
11 2 (0.64%) CISM
11 2 (0.64%) CCIE
11 2 (0.64%) GSEC
11 2 (0.64%) CEH
11 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.64%) CRISC
12 1 (0.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.51%) SLA
2 7 (2.24%) PMBOK
3 6 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.28%) QA
5 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) FISMA
System Software
1 43 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (12.14%) Active Directory
3 35 (11.18%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (8.95%) XenApp
5 20 (6.39%) vSphere
6 16 (5.11%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.24%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.92%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.96%) XenServer
11 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (4.47%) WSUS
2 11 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (3.51%) NetBackup
3 7 (2.24%) SCCM
4 5 (1.60%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.96%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.64%) Nagios
6 2 (0.64%) Opsview
6 2 (0.64%) SCOM
6 2 (0.64%) Puppet
7 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 66 (21.09%) VMware
3 36 (11.50%) Citrix
4 26 (8.31%) HP
5 25 (7.99%) IBM
6 21 (6.71%) Cisco
7 19 (6.07%) Oracle
8 18 (5.75%) Symantec
9 13 (4.15%) SAP
10 12 (3.83%) Huawei
11 8 (2.56%) Apple
12 7 (2.24%) Sage
13 5 (1.60%) Sophos
13 5 (1.60%) Riverbed
13 5 (1.60%) Synopsys
13 5 (1.60%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.60%) Intel
14 4 (1.28%) Sun
14 4 (1.28%) NetApp
15 3 (0.96%) CA
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