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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 300 221 248
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +27
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 156 260 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 1.08% 0.98%
As % of the General category 1.93% 2.90% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 101 188 172
Average salary £44,500 £35,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.35% -7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
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
8087 8976 8763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.52% 37.41% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6077 6555 6434
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -23 31 £62,500 -13.79%
Surrey -1 30 £48,750 -25.00% 7
Hampshire -43 24 £44,000 +35.38% 2
West Sussex +9 20 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Oxfordshire +19 18 £66,250 +128.44% 2
Middlesex +22 16 - -
Buckinghamshire -19 8 £40,250 +22.90% 4
East Sussex -28 8 £43,300 +44.33% 1
Kent +11 3 £35,000 -26.31%
M4 Corridor - 1 £49,500 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 78 (26.26%) Microsoft
2 72 (24.24%) Finance
3 71 (23.91%) .NET
4 65 (21.89%) C#
5 63 (21.21%) Windows
6 61 (20.54%) SQL Server
7 59 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (16.84%) JavaScript
9 47 (15.82%) OO
10 45 (15.15%) SQL
11 44 (14.81%) TDD
12 42 (14.14%) ASP.NET
12 42 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (13.80%) Project Management
13 41 (13.80%) MVC
13 41 (13.80%) Retail
13 41 (13.80%) jQuery
14 39 (13.13%) HTML
15 38 (12.79%) OOD
15 38 (12.79%) VMware
16 37 (12.46%) MS Excel
16 37 (12.46%) CSS
17 34 (11.45%) Windows XP
18 33 (11.11%) Windows 7
19 32 (10.77%) Business Analysis
20 30 (10.10%) XML
20 30 (10.10%) Telecoms
21 29 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
22 28 (9.43%) IIS
22 28 (9.43%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 28 (9.43%) IIS
2 23 (7.74%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.05%) Confluence
4 11 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.69%) Apache
5 8 (2.69%) Lync
6 5 (1.68%) Kentico
6 5 (1.68%) CMS
6 5 (1.68%) Drupal
7 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.67%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.34%) FormScape
9 1 (0.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 37 (12.46%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.02%) Maximo
2 4 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.01%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.01%) BASE24
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.03%) Office 365
3 3 (1.01%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.09%) DNS
2 26 (8.75%) Internet
3 18 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.38%) Firewall
5 12 (4.04%) Broadband
6 11 (3.70%) VoIP
7 10 (3.37%) 3G
7 10 (3.37%) 4G
8 9 (3.03%) VPN
8 9 (3.03%) SMTP
8 9 (3.03%) DHCP
9 8 (2.69%) SNMP
10 7 (2.36%) HTTP
10 7 (2.36%) LAN
10 7 (2.36%) SAN
11 6 (2.02%) Wireshark
12 5 (1.68%) SSH
12 5 (1.68%) PuTTY
13 4 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
13 4 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.72%) Big Data
3 15 (5.05%) RavenDB
4 14 (4.71%) Couchbase
5 12 (4.04%) MySQL
6 10 (3.37%) MS Access
7 7 (2.36%) FileMaker
7 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.68%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.01%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (7.74%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.07%) Moq
2 21 (7.07%) NUnit
3 20 (6.73%) JIRA
4 17 (5.72%) ReSharper
5 15 (5.05%) WATIR
5 15 (5.05%) TeamCity
5 15 (5.05%) Cucumber
5 15 (5.05%) Rhino Mocks
5 15 (5.05%) NCrunch
6 11 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.67%) Subversion
9 1 (0.34%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 72 (24.24%) Finance
2 41 (13.80%) Retail
3 30 (10.10%) Telecoms
4 21 (7.07%) Marketing
5 20 (6.73%) Banking
6 19 (6.40%) Front Office
7 17 (5.72%) Investment Banking
8 15 (5.05%) Billing
9 5 (1.68%) Local Government
9 5 (1.68%) Publishing
10 4 (1.35%) General Ledger
11 3 (1.01%) Electronics
11 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.67%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.34%) Legal
13 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (22.56%) Analyst
2 55 (18.52%) Developer
3 36 (12.12%) Business Analyst
4 26 (8.75%) Consultant
4 26 (8.75%) Applications Support
4 26 (8.75%) Support Analyst
5 25 (8.42%) Support Engineer
6 24 (8.08%) Software Developer
7 22 (7.41%) Administrator
8 17 (5.72%) Applications Support Analyst
8 17 (5.72%) Architect
8 17 (5.72%) Graduate
9 16 (5.39%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (5.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 15 (5.05%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (4.38%) Project Manager
13 12 (4.04%) Technical Architect
13 12 (4.04%) Customer Engineer
13 12 (4.04%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (23.91%) .NET
2 42 (14.14%) ASP.NET
3 41 (13.80%) jQuery
4 39 (13.13%) HTML
5 37 (12.46%) CSS
6 30 (10.10%) XML
7 28 (9.43%) .NET Framework
7 28 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (8.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 22 (7.41%) Entity Framework
10 20 (6.73%) NHibernate
10 20 (6.73%) Dapper ORM
11 16 (5.39%) Web Services
12 15 (5.05%) MSMQ
12 15 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (5.05%) Spring.NET
12 15 (5.05%) StructureMap
13 14 (4.71%) WinForms
14 10 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (2.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.07%) Clustering
3 16 (5.39%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.38%) EPoS
5 12 (4.04%) Smartphone
6 11 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.37%) User Experience
8 9 (3.03%) Social Media
9 7 (2.36%) Open Source
9 7 (2.36%) Statistics
9 7 (2.36%) Replication
10 6 (2.02%) W3C
11 5 (1.68%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.68%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.68%) Derivative
11 5 (1.68%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.01%) Smartcard
12 3 (1.01%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.01%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.21%) Windows
2 34 (11.45%) Windows XP
3 33 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 28 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (8.75%) Linux
5 26 (8.75%) Windows 2000
6 24 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (5.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (5.39%) UNIX
9 9 (3.03%) Android
10 7 (2.36%) Solaris
10 7 (2.36%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.67%) CentOS
12 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.82%) OO
3 44 (14.81%) TDD
4 41 (13.80%) MVC
4 41 (13.80%) Project Management
5 38 (12.79%) OOD
6 32 (10.77%) Business Analysis
7 28 (9.43%) Change Management
8 27 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 26 (8.75%) ERP
10 25 (8.42%) ITIL
11 24 (8.08%) Service Delivery
11 24 (8.08%) Software Engineering
11 24 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (7.74%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (7.41%) Data Management
14 20 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (6.40%) Scrum
15 19 (6.40%) People Management
16 18 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 65 (21.89%) C#
2 50 (16.84%) JavaScript
3 45 (15.15%) SQL
4 21 (7.07%) VB.NET
5 16 (5.39%) VB
5 16 (5.39%) Ruby
6 14 (4.71%) VBScript
7 12 (4.04%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.70%) Java
9 10 (3.37%) Perl
10 4 (1.35%) Python
11 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.01%) Korn
11 3 (1.01%) PHP
11 3 (1.01%) C
11 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.67%) Delphi
13 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.34%) PHP5
13 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (7.41%) Degree
3 12 (4.04%) MCSE
4 10 (3.37%) MCP
5 9 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.36%) MCT
6 7 (2.36%) MCITP
7 6 (2.02%) CCSA
8 5 (1.68%) HNC
8 5 (1.68%) HND
8 5 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.35%) CCNP
10 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.01%) APMP
11 2 (0.67%) CCSE
11 2 (0.67%) CISSP
12 1 (0.34%) CCIP
12 1 (0.34%) CCIE
12 1 (0.34%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.07%) SLA
2 6 (2.02%) QA
3 4 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.01%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) FISMA
System Software
1 23 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.07%) XenApp
3 18 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (5.39%) VMware ESX
5 14 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (1.68%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.01%) XenServer
9 1 (0.34%) vSphere
9 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.34%) Firmware
9 1 (0.34%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.34%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.03%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.01%) Control-M
3 3 (1.01%) WSUS
4 2 (0.67%) SCOM
4 2 (0.67%) Puppet
4 2 (0.67%) Nagios
4 2 (0.67%) Opsview
5 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 78 (26.26%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.79%) VMware
3 23 (7.74%) Citrix
4 20 (6.73%) Oracle
5 19 (6.40%) SAP
6 15 (5.05%) Endeca
6 15 (5.05%) RedPrairie
7 10 (3.37%) Huawei
8 9 (3.03%) IBM
9 8 (2.69%) HP
9 8 (2.69%) Sage
9 8 (2.69%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.36%) Telerik
10 7 (2.36%) Epicor
11 6 (2.02%) Informatica
11 6 (2.02%) Intel
11 6 (2.02%) Sun
11 6 (2.02%) Cisco
11 6 (2.02%) Symantec
12 5 (1.68%) Sophos
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