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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
England / South East
Rank 287 335 313
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -22
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 100 121 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.62% 0.69%
As % of the General category 2.05% 1.69% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 65 96 97
Median salary £49,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
4886 7172 7393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.52% 36.77% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3745 5670 5548
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +45 33 £47,500 +65.21% 4
Berkshire +40 19 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Oxfordshire +28 17 £62,000 +37.77%
Hampshire +10 13 £37,856 -15.87%
Buckinghamshire +22 9 £29,750 -30.00%
Middlesex +4 6 - -
West Sussex +2 5 £48,000 +12.94% 1
East Sussex +4 1 £42,085 +31.31%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 107 (46.72%) Finance
2 64 (27.95%) SQL
3 57 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (18.78%) Windows
4 43 (18.78%) MS Excel
5 41 (17.90%) .NET
5 41 (17.90%) C#
6 37 (16.16%) Project Management
7 36 (15.72%) SQL Server
8 35 (15.28%) Microsoft
9 31 (13.54%) Data Centre
10 29 (12.66%) VMware
10 29 (12.66%) Degree
11 28 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (11.79%) Telecoms
12 27 (11.79%) MS Office
12 27 (11.79%) ITIL
13 26 (11.35%) PRINCE2
13 26 (11.35%) Scrum
14 25 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (10.92%) Windows Server
15 24 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (10.04%) TDD
16 23 (10.04%) Java
16 23 (10.04%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (9.17%) Cisco
18 19 (8.30%) T-SQL
18 19 (8.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (8.30%) Business Analysis

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.93%) Confluence
3 7 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (3.06%) IBM Notes
4 6 (2.62%) ArcGIS
4 6 (2.62%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.18%) CMS
5 5 (2.18%) JBoss
5 5 (2.18%) PegaRULES
5 5 (2.18%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.75%) EPiServer CMS
6 4 (1.75%) IIS
6 4 (1.75%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (18.78%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.79%) MS Office
3 8 (3.49%) MS Project
4 5 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.75%) Eagle PACE
2 4 (1.75%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.87%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.87%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.87%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (0.87%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.44%) Endur
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.18%) Office 365
3 3 (1.31%) FinancialForce.com
3 3 (1.31%) GitHub
3 3 (1.31%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.86%) VPN
2 13 (5.68%) Firewall
2 13 (5.68%) MPLS
3 12 (5.24%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.93%) LAN
4 9 (3.93%) WAN
5 8 (3.49%) DNS
6 7 (3.06%) DHCP
6 7 (3.06%) Internet
7 6 (2.62%) NAS
8 5 (2.18%) Network Security
9 4 (1.75%) BGP
9 4 (1.75%) SAN
9 4 (1.75%) SMTP
9 4 (1.75%) SNMP
9 4 (1.75%) VoIP
10 3 (1.31%) Broadband
10 3 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.31%) Junos
10 3 (1.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (7.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (7.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (6.11%) DTS
4 14 (6.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (6.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.49%) MS Access
6 7 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.62%) GIS
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.31%) Power BI
9 3 (1.31%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (6.11%) Selenium
2 11 (4.80%) JIRA
3 8 (3.49%) Cucumber
3 8 (3.49%) HP UFT
4 7 (3.06%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.62%) NUnit
6 5 (2.18%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.18%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.75%) Subversion
7 4 (1.75%) WinDbg
8 3 (1.31%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.31%) Burp Suite
8 3 (1.31%) JUnit
8 3 (1.31%) Metasploit
8 3 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.44%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.44%) Moq
9 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
General
1 107 (46.72%) Finance
2 27 (11.79%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.11%) Retail
4 12 (5.24%) Marketing
5 9 (3.93%) Banking
5 9 (3.93%) Front Office
6 5 (2.18%) Billing
6 5 (2.18%) Online Betting
7 4 (1.75%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.31%) Legal
8 3 (1.31%) Publishing
9 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (30.57%) Analyst
2 45 (19.65%) Developer
3 29 (12.66%) Business Analyst
4 24 (10.48%) Project Manager
5 19 (8.30%) Financial Analyst
6 18 (7.86%) .NET Developer
7 15 (6.55%) Applications Support
8 14 (6.11%) Consultant
8 14 (6.11%) DBA
8 14 (6.11%) SQL DBA
8 14 (6.11%) SQL Server DBA
9 13 (5.68%) Finance Business Analyst
9 13 (5.68%) SQL Analyst
9 13 (5.68%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.24%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.80%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.37%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (4.37%) Software Project Manager
12 10 (4.37%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.90%) .NET
2 15 (6.55%) ASP.NET
3 12 (5.24%) jQuery
4 10 (4.37%) HTML
5 9 (3.93%) Web Services
5 9 (3.93%) XML
6 8 (3.49%) CSS
6 8 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (3.49%) WPF
7 7 (3.06%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.62%) Akka
8 6 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.62%) HTML5
8 6 (2.62%) Java EE
8 6 (2.62%) Node.js
8 6 (2.62%) RESTful
8 6 (2.62%) Spring
8 6 (2.62%) WCF
8 6 (2.62%) WinForms
9 5 (2.18%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.54%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.04%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.11%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.11%) Reinsurance
5 13 (5.68%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.80%) Blackberry
7 7 (3.06%) iSeries
7 7 (3.06%) Mainframe
7 7 (3.06%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.62%) Derivative
8 6 (2.62%) EPoS
8 6 (2.62%) Fixed Income
9 5 (2.18%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.31%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (1.31%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.31%) Handset
11 3 (1.31%) PMI
12 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.78%) Windows
2 25 (10.92%) Windows Server
3 24 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (7.86%) Linux
5 17 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.24%) Windows 8
6 12 (5.24%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.80%) Unix
8 7 (3.06%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.75%) Android
9 4 (1.75%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.31%) Kali Linux
10 3 (1.31%) Solaris
11 1 (0.44%) Debian
11 1 (0.44%) SUSE
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.16%) Project Management
3 27 (11.79%) ITIL
4 26 (11.35%) PRINCE2
4 26 (11.35%) Scrum
5 25 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (10.04%) TDD
7 19 (8.30%) Business Analysis
7 19 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (7.86%) CRM
8 18 (7.86%) SDLC
9 16 (6.99%) Service Management
10 15 (6.55%) ETL
10 15 (6.55%) GAP Analysis
10 15 (6.55%) OO
10 15 (6.55%) Test Scripting
11 14 (6.11%) Data Transformation
12 13 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (5.24%) BDD
13 12 (5.24%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.95%) SQL
2 41 (17.90%) C#
3 23 (10.04%) Java
4 19 (8.30%) T-SQL
5 16 (6.99%) C
6 12 (5.24%) Python
7 11 (4.80%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.37%) Ruby
9 8 (3.49%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.49%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.06%) VB
11 6 (2.62%) Groovy
11 6 (2.62%) Scala
12 5 (2.18%) VBScript
13 4 (1.75%) Perl
14 3 (1.31%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.31%) C++
15 2 (0.87%) PHP
15 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (12.66%) Degree
2 18 (7.86%) ISEB
3 17 (7.42%) ISTQB
4 14 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.49%) CCNA
6 7 (3.06%) MCP
7 6 (2.62%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.18%) MCSE
8 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.75%) CCNP
9 4 (1.75%) CCVP
9 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.31%) ACCA
10 3 (1.31%) CEH
10 3 (1.31%) CREST Certified
10 3 (1.31%) GPEN
10 3 (1.31%) OSCP
10 3 (1.31%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.87%) CCIE
11 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.86%) QA
2 15 (6.55%) SLA
3 7 (3.06%) PMBOK
4 5 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.18%) Solvency II
5 4 (1.75%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.87%) EMIR
6 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 28 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.42%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.80%) XenApp
4 10 (4.37%) XenDesktop
5 7 (3.06%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 6 (2.62%) Docker
7 5 (2.18%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.31%) vSphere
9 3 (1.31%) XenServer
10 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (3.93%) SCCM
2 3 (1.31%) Nessus
2 3 (1.31%) Nmap
2 3 (1.31%) WSUS
3 2 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.44%) MOM
4 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.66%) VMware
3 21 (9.17%) Cisco
4 17 (7.42%) Oracle
5 16 (6.99%) HP
6 12 (5.24%) Citrix
7 11 (4.80%) SAP
8 10 (4.37%) IBM
9 7 (3.06%) Avaya
9 7 (3.06%) hybris
9 7 (3.06%) Lotus
10 6 (2.62%) Splunk
11 5 (2.18%) ILOG
12 4 (1.75%) Apple
12 4 (1.75%) Dell
12 4 (1.75%) EPiServer
12 4 (1.75%) Google
12 4 (1.75%) Sybase
13 3 (1.31%) Ariba
13 3 (1.31%) Pega
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