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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 314 275 256
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -19
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 134 192 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.86% 0.82%
As % of the General category 1.74% 2.32% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 110 122 82
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,630 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,350 £95,000 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
7688 8261 8012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.48% 37.07% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5920 5735 5895
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 August 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 August 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 -8 36 £42,500 -39.28% 2
Surrey -3 30 £54,500 +17.83% 5
West Sussex +12 28 £44,500 -1.11%
Oxfordshire +6 11 £62,500 +127.27%
Hampshire -32 11 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire -10 9 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Sussex +1 5 £40,000 -
Kent -1 4 £42,500 +23.18%
Middlesex 0 1 - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 96 (31.27%) Finance
2 84 (27.36%) Windows
3 66 (21.50%) SQL
4 64 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (20.52%) VMware
6 62 (20.20%) Microsoft
7 60 (19.54%) C#
8 54 (17.59%) .NET
9 51 (16.61%) DNS
10 50 (16.29%) SQL Server
10 50 (16.29%) Telecoms
11 49 (15.96%) MS Excel
12 48 (15.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 45 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
14 40 (13.03%) Active Directory
15 38 (12.38%) LAN
15 38 (12.38%) ITIL
16 36 (11.73%) TCP/IP
17 35 (11.40%) ASP.NET
17 35 (11.40%) WAN
17 35 (11.40%) ERP
18 34 (11.07%) DHCP
18 34 (11.07%) TDD
19 32 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
19 32 (10.42%) Citrix
19 32 (10.42%) Business Analysis
20 31 (10.10%) VMware ESXi
20 31 (10.10%) Project Management
21 30 (9.77%) Root Cause Analysis
22 29 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.58%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.58%) Apache
3 10 (3.26%) Lync
4 8 (2.61%) IIS
5 7 (2.28%) Node.js
6 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.65%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (15.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.51%) MS Office
3 9 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Maximo
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.98%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.33%) Primavera
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.58%) SaaS
2 10 (3.26%) PaaS
2 10 (3.26%) IaaS
3 7 (2.28%) Office 365
4 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.61%) DNS
2 38 (12.38%) LAN
3 36 (11.73%) TCP/IP
4 35 (11.40%) WAN
5 34 (11.07%) DHCP
6 24 (7.82%) VoIP
6 24 (7.82%) Firewall
7 20 (6.51%) SMTP
8 19 (6.19%) MPLS
9 18 (5.86%) SNMP
10 16 (5.21%) Diameter Protocol
11 13 (4.23%) Internet
11 13 (4.23%) VPN
12 10 (3.26%) Extranet
13 9 (2.93%) SAN
14 7 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (2.28%) Network Security
15 6 (1.95%) VPLS
15 6 (1.95%) Wireshark
15 6 (1.95%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.93%) MySQL
2 9 (2.93%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.61%) MS Access
4 7 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.28%) Relational 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 3 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.65%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.33%) Big Data
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.91%) ReSharper
3 9 (2.93%) Moq
3 9 (2.93%) NUnit
4 5 (1.63%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.65%) Subversion
6 1 (0.33%) JIRA
6 1 (0.33%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 96 (31.27%) Finance
2 50 (16.29%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.51%) Front Office
3 20 (6.51%) Banking
4 17 (5.54%) Online Betting
5 14 (4.56%) Marketing
6 9 (2.93%) Retail
7 8 (2.61%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.63%) Billing
9 4 (1.30%) Legal
9 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.30%) Publishing
10 3 (0.98%) Electronics
10 3 (0.98%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.65%) Local Government
11 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (26.38%) Analyst
2 52 (16.94%) Developer
3 33 (10.75%) Project Manager
4 32 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
5 31 (10.10%) Business Analyst
6 24 (7.82%) Senior Developer
7 23 (7.49%) Software Developer
8 20 (6.51%) Support Engineer
9 19 (6.19%) Senior Software Developer
9 19 (6.19%) Infrastructure Manager
10 18 (5.86%) Back Office Engineer
11 17 (5.54%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 17 (5.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (4.56%) Senior Business Analyst
12 14 (4.56%) C# Developer
13 13 (4.23%) Support Analyst
13 13 (4.23%) Software Engineer
13 13 (4.23%) Consultant
13 13 (4.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 12 (3.91%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (17.59%) .NET
2 35 (11.40%) ASP.NET
3 27 (8.79%) HTML
4 25 (8.14%) CSS
5 22 (7.17%) .NET Framework
6 21 (6.84%) jQuery
6 21 (6.84%) Entity Framework
7 18 (5.86%) Web Services
8 10 (3.26%) WinForms
9 9 (2.93%) SOAP
9 9 (2.93%) NHibernate
9 9 (2.93%) Dapper ORM
10 8 (2.61%) XML
11 7 (2.28%) Ajax
12 6 (1.95%) MDX
13 5 (1.63%) OAuth
13 5 (1.63%) RESTful
13 5 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.63%) REST
14 4 (1.30%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.82%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.54%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.21%) Statistics
3 16 (5.21%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.91%) Clustering
5 10 (3.26%) IVR
5 10 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.28%) BYOD
6 7 (2.28%) iSeries
6 7 (2.28%) Web 2.0
6 7 (2.28%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.30%) EPoS
8 3 (0.98%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.98%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.98%) iPad
8 3 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.98%) User Experience
9 2 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 84 (27.36%) Windows
2 48 (15.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (8.79%) Windows 7
5 24 (7.82%) Linux
6 21 (6.84%) Windows XP
7 19 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (5.86%) UNIX
9 15 (4.89%) Windows 2000
10 10 (3.26%) Solaris
11 4 (1.30%) Android
11 4 (1.30%) CentOS
12 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.33%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.33%) AIX
13 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (12.38%) ITIL
3 35 (11.40%) ERP
4 34 (11.07%) TDD
5 32 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (10.42%) Business Analysis
6 31 (10.10%) Project Management
7 30 (9.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 28 (9.12%) MVC
9 27 (8.79%) Service Delivery
10 25 (8.14%) CRM
11 23 (7.49%) Service Management
11 23 (7.49%) Scrum
12 22 (7.17%) Problem Management
13 20 (6.51%) PRINCE2
13 20 (6.51%) Server Building
14 19 (6.19%) OO
14 19 (6.19%) Migration
15 18 (5.86%) People Management
15 18 (5.86%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (21.50%) SQL
2 60 (19.54%) C#
3 25 (8.14%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.89%) Java
5 14 (4.56%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.23%) C
7 12 (3.91%) VBScript
7 12 (3.91%) VB
8 9 (2.93%) Python
8 9 (2.93%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.61%) PHP
10 7 (2.28%) Perl
10 7 (2.28%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.95%) VBA
12 4 (1.30%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.98%) Korn
14 1 (0.33%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.33%) Ruby
14 1 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (8.79%) Degree
2 21 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.91%) CCNP
5 9 (2.93%) MCSE
6 8 (2.61%) MCP
7 7 (2.28%) MCITP
8 6 (1.95%) ISEB
9 3 (0.98%) CISSP
9 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.65%) CISA
10 2 (0.65%) CISM
10 2 (0.65%) CCSA
10 2 (0.65%) GSEC
10 2 (0.65%) CCIE
10 2 (0.65%) CEH
10 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.65%) CRISC
11 1 (0.33%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.26%) SLA
2 7 (2.28%) QA
2 7 (2.28%) PMBOK
3 5 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (13.03%) Active Directory
3 31 (10.10%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (7.82%) XenApp
5 21 (6.84%) vSphere
6 12 (3.91%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.28%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.28%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.98%) XenServer
10 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (4.89%) WSUS
2 11 (3.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (3.58%) NetBackup
3 8 (2.61%) SCCM
4 4 (1.30%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.98%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.65%) Nagios
6 2 (0.65%) Opsview
6 2 (0.65%) SCOM
6 2 (0.65%) Puppet
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (20.52%) VMware
2 62 (20.20%) Microsoft
3 32 (10.42%) Citrix
4 26 (8.47%) Cisco
5 25 (8.14%) IBM
6 23 (7.49%) HP
7 22 (7.17%) Oracle
8 17 (5.54%) Symantec
9 15 (4.89%) SAP
10 13 (4.23%) Huawei
11 6 (1.95%) Sun
12 5 (1.63%) CA
12 5 (1.63%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.30%) Apple
13 4 (1.30%) NetApp
13 4 (1.30%) Intel
13 4 (1.30%) Riverbed
13 4 (1.30%) Sage
14 3 (0.98%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.98%) LANDesk
Reading, Berkshire
Network ITR
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + van + fuel card
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £75K plus Bonus, Health and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago