The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
Wales / South Wales
Rank 75 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.78% 0.46% -
As % of the General category 1.96% 1.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

General Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
358 439 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 40.13% 40.42% 45.27%
Number of salaries quoted 305 370 470
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,187 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Back Office
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the South Wales region.

Back Office Salary Trend in South Wales

Back Office
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Back Office Salary Histogram in South Wales

Back Office
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 19 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
Monmouthshire - 3 £45,000 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £22,378 -
Cardiff +6 1 £46,000 +31.42%
Caerphilly - 1 £23,500 -
Back Office
Wales

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wales region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) SLA
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Logistics
4 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Email Management
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) Ingres
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Ingres
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) IT Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Logistics
2 3 (23.08%) Email Management
2 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Google