The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 198 183 162
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 42 42 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.80% 1.07%
As % of the General category 1.94% 1.95% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 42
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £65,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,375 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +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 West region.

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2165 2158 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.42% 40.99% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1680 1727 1684
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,880 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Back Office
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Back Office Salary Trend in the South West

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in the South West

Back Office
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Wiltshire +11 24 £35,000 +1.44% 4
Bristol -8 8 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Devon +5 7 £34,000 -9.33% 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £40,000 - 2
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 45 (37.19%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.27%) Finance
3 31 (25.62%) Active Directory
4 30 (24.79%) Windows
4 30 (24.79%) Service Management
5 29 (23.97%) MS Office
6 26 (21.49%) CRM
7 24 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (19.01%) VMware
9 22 (18.18%) ITIL
9 22 (18.18%) SAP
10 21 (17.36%) Citrix
11 20 (16.53%) MS Exchange
11 20 (16.53%) SAP CRM
11 20 (16.53%) SCOM
11 20 (16.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (15.70%) ERP
13 18 (14.88%) OO
13 18 (14.88%) Scrum
14 17 (14.05%) XML
14 17 (14.05%) Java
15 16 (13.22%) Relational Database
15 16 (13.22%) Multithreading
15 16 (13.22%) Derivative
15 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
15 16 (13.22%) OOP
15 16 (13.22%) Data Modelling
15 16 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (13.22%) RDBMS
15 16 (13.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 20 (16.53%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.44%) Office Communications Server
3 9 (7.44%) Lync
4 3 (2.48%) CMS
5 2 (1.65%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (23.97%) MS Office
2 12 (9.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (16.53%) SAP CRM
2 15 (12.40%) SAP ERP
3 14 (11.57%) SAP SM
4 5 (4.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.65%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.83%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) Internet
2 9 (7.44%) LAN
2 9 (7.44%) DHCP
2 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.44%) DNS
3 5 (4.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) RDBMS
1 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
1 16 (13.22%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.48%) MySQL
2 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.48%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.48%) SAP BI
2 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) JUnit
General
1 33 (27.27%) Finance
2 16 (13.22%) Front Office
3 4 (3.31%) Electronics
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
3 4 (3.31%) French Language
4 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.65%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (36.36%) Analyst
2 32 (26.45%) Developer
3 19 (15.70%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (14.05%) Support Engineer
4 17 (14.05%) SAP Analyst
5 16 (13.22%) SAP Support
5 16 (13.22%) SAP Support Analyst
5 16 (13.22%) Support Analyst
6 15 (12.40%) Business Analyst
7 12 (9.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (7.44%) Systems Support
10 9 (7.44%) CRM Analyst
11 8 (6.61%) .NET Developer
11 8 (6.61%) Systems Support Engineer
11 8 (6.61%) Lead Developer
12 7 (5.79%) Architect
12 7 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.05%) XML
2 16 (13.22%) XML Messaging
3 13 (10.74%) .NET
3 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET
4 11 (9.09%) HTML
5 10 (8.26%) CSS
6 9 (7.44%) Application Packaging
6 9 (7.44%) jQuery
6 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.96%) HTML5
8 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (3.31%) CSS3
10 3 (2.48%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (2.48%) Ajax
10 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.65%) Web Services
12 1 (0.83%) LAMP
12 1 (0.83%) SOAP
12 1 (0.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 16 (13.22%) Derivative
2 11 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 9 (7.44%) Clustering
4 6 (4.96%) IVR
5 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.83%) FMCG
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.79%) Windows
2 5 (4.13%) UNIX
3 4 (3.31%) Linux
4 3 (2.48%) Android
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.79%) Service Management
2 26 (21.49%) CRM
3 24 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.18%) ITIL
5 20 (16.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (15.70%) ERP
7 18 (14.88%) OO
7 18 (14.88%) Scrum
8 16 (13.22%) OOP
8 16 (13.22%) Data Modelling
8 16 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (13.22%) Multithreading
9 15 (12.40%) Security Management
10 11 (9.09%) MVC
10 11 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 11 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.44%) Network Load Balancing
11 9 (7.44%) Document Management
11 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
11 9 (7.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.05%) Java
2 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (9.92%) SQL
4 9 (7.44%) C#
4 9 (7.44%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.48%) PHP
6 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (6.61%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (5.79%) Degree
4 4 (3.31%) VCP4
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (25.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.09%) ISA Server
2 11 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 11 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.61%) XenServer
4 8 (6.61%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (16.53%) SCOM
2 9 (7.44%) HP SIM
2 9 (7.44%) SCCM
3 8 (6.61%) OpenView
4 5 (4.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (37.19%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.01%) VMware
3 22 (18.18%) SAP
4 21 (17.36%) Citrix
5 13 (10.74%) Syclo
6 9 (7.44%) HP
6 9 (7.44%) Dell
6 9 (7.44%) Cisco
7 5 (4.13%) IBM
7 5 (4.13%) Oracle
7 5 (4.13%) BMC
7 5 (4.13%) CA
7 5 (4.13%) Remedy
7 5 (4.13%) FrontRange
8 3 (2.48%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.83%) Zend
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Trowbridge
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Exeter
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Superdry
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + inc Great Bens + Car
Posted: 27 days ago