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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
England / South East
Rank 279 357 336
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -21
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 107 105 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the General category 2.26% 1.46% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 61 82 108
Median salary £37,856 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.92% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,806 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,400 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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
4737 7203 7513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.21% 37.31% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3656 5787 5690
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +75 40 £33,000 +10.00% 3
Berkshire +36 19 £60,000 +23.07% 4
Hampshire +19 16 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Oxfordshire +26 15 £60,000 +84.61% 2
Buckinghamshire +36 13 £22,000 -41.33% 4
Middlesex +4 6 - -
West Sussex -7 2 £32,000 -24.70%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 83 (39.15%) Finance
2 57 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (25.47%) SQL
4 53 (25.00%) Windows
4 53 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 51 (24.06%) Microsoft
6 49 (23.11%) MS Office
7 42 (19.81%) ITIL
8 41 (19.34%) C#
9 38 (17.92%) .NET
10 31 (14.62%) SQL Server
11 30 (14.15%) Project Management
12 28 (13.21%) Scrum
13 27 (12.74%) TDD
14 25 (11.79%) Telecoms
15 24 (11.32%) VMware
15 24 (11.32%) Cisco
15 24 (11.32%) VPN
15 24 (11.32%) Degree
15 24 (11.32%) Data Centre
16 23 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (10.38%) PRINCE2
18 21 (9.91%) Retail
18 21 (9.91%) Windows Server
19 20 (9.43%) SDLC
19 20 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
19 20 (9.43%) Business Analysis
20 19 (8.96%) Test Scripting
20 19 (8.96%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.19%) Confluence
2 11 (5.19%) IBM Notes
2 11 (5.19%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.83%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.36%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.89%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.89%) CMS
6 4 (1.89%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.89%) IIS
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 49 (23.11%) MS Office
3 13 (6.13%) MS Project
4 4 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.94%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.83%) Office 365
2 5 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.89%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (1.42%) GitHub
5 2 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.32%) VPN
2 12 (5.66%) MPLS
3 11 (5.19%) Firewall
4 9 (4.25%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.77%) DNS
5 8 (3.77%) LAN
5 8 (3.77%) WAN
6 7 (3.30%) DHCP
7 6 (2.83%) Internet
7 6 (2.83%) NAS
7 6 (2.83%) VoIP
8 5 (2.36%) Network Security
8 5 (2.36%) SAN
8 5 (2.36%) SMTP
8 5 (2.36%) SNMP
9 4 (1.89%) BGP
9 4 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.42%) Junos
10 3 (1.42%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (7.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (6.13%) MS Access
5 12 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.72%) DTS
6 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.89%) GIS
9 3 (1.42%) Power BI
9 3 (1.42%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (7.08%) Selenium
2 13 (6.13%) JIRA
3 7 (3.30%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.83%) NUnit
5 5 (2.36%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.36%) HP UFT
5 5 (2.36%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.36%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.36%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.36%) WinDbg
6 4 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.42%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.42%) JUnit
7 3 (1.42%) Moq
7 3 (1.42%) Subversion
7 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 83 (39.15%) Finance
2 25 (11.79%) Telecoms
3 21 (9.91%) Retail
4 11 (5.19%) Marketing
5 9 (4.25%) Banking
5 9 (4.25%) Front Office
6 5 (2.36%) Billing
6 5 (2.36%) Legal
7 4 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (32.55%) Analyst
2 35 (16.51%) Developer
3 21 (9.91%) Business Analyst
4 20 (9.43%) Applications Support
5 18 (8.49%) .NET Developer
6 17 (8.02%) Project Manager
6 17 (8.02%) Support Analyst
7 14 (6.60%) Service Analyst
7 14 (6.60%) SQL Analyst
8 13 (6.13%) Applications Support Analyst
8 13 (6.13%) Coordinator
9 12 (5.66%) SQL Support Analyst
10 11 (5.19%) Financial Analyst
10 11 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (5.19%) Test Engineer
11 10 (4.72%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.72%) DBA
11 10 (4.72%) SQL DBA
11 10 (4.72%) SQL Server DBA
11 10 (4.72%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.92%) .NET
2 15 (7.08%) ASP.NET
3 13 (6.13%) jQuery
4 10 (4.72%) WPF
5 8 (3.77%) .NET Framework
5 8 (3.77%) HTML
5 8 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (3.77%) WCF
5 8 (3.77%) Web Services
6 7 (3.30%) XML
7 6 (2.83%) Akka
7 6 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (2.83%) CSS
7 6 (2.83%) HTML5
7 6 (2.83%) Java EE
7 6 (2.83%) Node.js
7 6 (2.83%) RESTful
7 6 (2.83%) Spring
7 6 (2.83%) WinForms
8 4 (1.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.13%) Blackberry
4 13 (6.13%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.72%) Reinsurance
7 9 (4.25%) Virtual Team
8 7 (3.30%) iSeries
8 7 (3.30%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.83%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.83%) Derivative
9 6 (2.83%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.42%) PMI
11 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.94%) Equities
11 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Licensing
12 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (25.00%) Windows
2 23 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (9.91%) Windows Server
4 17 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.08%) Windows 7
6 14 (6.60%) Windows 8
6 14 (6.60%) Windows XP
7 12 (5.66%) Linux
8 11 (5.19%) Unix
9 4 (1.89%) Android
9 4 (1.89%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.42%) Solaris
11 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.47%) Debian
12 1 (0.47%) SUSE
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.81%) ITIL
3 30 (14.15%) Project Management
4 28 (13.21%) Scrum
5 27 (12.74%) TDD
6 22 (10.38%) PRINCE2
7 20 (9.43%) Business Analysis
7 20 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (9.43%) SDLC
8 19 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (8.96%) CRM
8 19 (8.96%) Service Management
8 19 (8.96%) Test Scripting
9 17 (8.02%) OO
10 16 (7.55%) BDD
11 15 (7.08%) Regression Testing
12 14 (6.60%) Exploratory Testing
13 13 (6.13%) Service Delivery
14 12 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (5.19%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.47%) SQL
2 41 (19.34%) C#
3 19 (8.96%) T-SQL
4 15 (7.08%) Java
5 13 (6.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.25%) C
7 8 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.30%) Python
9 6 (2.83%) Groovy
9 6 (2.83%) Scala
9 6 (2.83%) VBScript
10 5 (2.36%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.36%) Ruby
11 3 (1.42%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.42%) VB
12 2 (0.94%) Perl
12 2 (0.94%) PHP
12 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.47%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (11.32%) Degree
2 19 (8.96%) ISEB
3 17 (8.02%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (6.60%) ISTQB
5 10 (4.72%) CCNA
6 9 (4.25%) MCP
7 6 (2.83%) MCSE
7 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.36%) CCNP
8 5 (2.36%) CCVP
9 3 (1.42%) ACCA
9 3 (1.42%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.94%) CCIE
10 2 (0.94%) CIMA
10 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.94%) JNCIE
10 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.96%) SLA
2 16 (7.55%) QA
3 7 (3.30%) PMBOK
4 5 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.36%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.47%) EMIR
6 1 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.02%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.25%) BlackBerry Internet Service
4 8 (3.77%) XenApp
5 7 (3.30%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.83%) Docker
6 6 (2.83%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.94%) vSphere
9 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (4.25%) SCCM
2 2 (0.94%) WSUS
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.47%) MOM
3 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (24.06%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.32%) Cisco
2 24 (11.32%) VMware
3 13 (6.13%) Citrix
4 12 (5.66%) HP
5 11 (5.19%) Lotus
6 9 (4.25%) Avaya
6 9 (4.25%) Oracle
7 7 (3.30%) hybris
7 7 (3.30%) SAP
7 7 (3.30%) Splunk
8 6 (2.83%) IBM
9 5 (2.36%) Dell
10 4 (1.89%) Apple
10 4 (1.89%) Google
10 4 (1.89%) Pega
10 4 (1.89%) webMethods
11 3 (1.42%) Ariba
11 3 (1.42%) Juniper
11 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
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