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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 186 179 162
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 51 45 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 0.84% 1.34%
As % of the General category 2.35% 2.04% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 61
Average salary £36,000 £47,500 £37,705
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.21% +25.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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
2170 2207 2108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.92% 40.99% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 1786 1798
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +4 22 £38,500 -3.14% 3
Devon +12 11 £34,000 -9.33%
Dorset - 11 - - 1
Bristol -21 6 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Gloucestershire -8 1 £40,000 +9.58% 2
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 35 (26.32%) Finance
5 31 (23.31%) Active Directory
5 31 (23.31%) OO
6 29 (21.80%) MS Office
6 29 (21.80%) Service Management
7 28 (21.05%) Scrum
7 28 (21.05%) XML
7 28 (21.05%) Windows
7 28 (21.05%) Java
7 28 (21.05%) RDBMS
7 28 (21.05%) Relational Database
8 27 (20.30%) Multithreading
9 26 (19.55%) Derivative
9 26 (19.55%) Data Modelling
9 26 (19.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (19.55%) OOP
9 26 (19.55%) XML Messaging
10 24 (18.05%) CRM
11 23 (17.29%) ERP
11 23 (17.29%) ITIL
12 22 (16.54%) SAP
13 20 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (15.04%) Citrix
13 20 (15.04%) SAP CRM
13 20 (15.04%) VMware
14 19 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 19 (14.29%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (8.27%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.02%) Office Communications Server
3 8 (6.02%) Lync
4 6 (4.51%) IIS
5 5 (3.76%) CMS
6 4 (3.01%) Confluence
7 2 (1.50%) OpenROAD
7 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.75%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.75%) WordPress
8 1 (0.75%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (21.80%) MS Office
2 12 (9.02%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (15.04%) SAP CRM
2 15 (11.28%) SAP ERP
3 14 (10.53%) SAP SM
4 4 (3.01%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.50%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.75%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.27%) Internet
2 9 (6.77%) LAN
2 9 (6.77%) DHCP
2 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.77%) DNS
3 4 (3.01%) Firewall
4 2 (1.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.05%) RDBMS
1 28 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.01%) RavenDB
4 3 (2.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (2.26%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.26%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.75%) MySQL
6 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) NCrunch
1 4 (3.01%) TeamCity
1 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.01%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (3.01%) Moq
1 4 (3.01%) Cucumber
1 4 (3.01%) NUnit
1 4 (3.01%) WATIR
1 4 (3.01%) JIRA
1 4 (3.01%) ReSharper
2 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (26.32%) Finance
2 16 (12.03%) Front Office
3 8 (6.02%) Electronics
3 8 (6.02%) Retail
3 8 (6.02%) French Language
4 6 (4.51%) Banking
5 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.50%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.50%) International Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (33.08%) Analyst
2 43 (32.33%) Developer
3 19 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 17 (12.78%) SAP Analyst
5 16 (12.03%) SAP Support
5 16 (12.03%) SAP Support Analyst
5 16 (12.03%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (11.28%) Support Engineer
7 13 (9.77%) Lead Developer
8 12 (9.02%) Business Analyst
9 9 (6.77%) CRM Analyst
9 9 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (6.02%) Architect
10 8 (6.02%) Systems Support
10 8 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Engineering Manager
10 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.02%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.05%) XML
2 26 (19.55%) XML Messaging
3 16 (12.03%) .NET
4 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET
5 14 (10.53%) jQuery
6 13 (9.77%) HTML
6 13 (9.77%) CSS
6 13 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (7.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 10 (7.52%) .NET Framework
8 8 (6.02%) Application Packaging
9 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (3.01%) Dapper ORM
10 4 (3.01%) MSMQ
10 4 (3.01%) Spring.NET
10 4 (3.01%) StructureMap
10 4 (3.01%) HTML5
10 4 (3.01%) CSS3
10 4 (3.01%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.55%) Derivative
1 26 (19.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (8.27%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.77%) Clustering
4 7 (5.26%) IVR
5 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.75%) FMCG
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (4.51%) UNIX
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Android
4 1 (0.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 31 (23.31%) OO
4 29 (21.80%) Service Management
5 28 (21.05%) Scrum
6 27 (20.30%) Multithreading
7 26 (19.55%) Data Modelling
7 26 (19.55%) OOP
8 24 (18.05%) CRM
9 23 (17.29%) ERP
9 23 (17.29%) ITIL
10 20 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (13.53%) Mentoring
12 15 (11.28%) MVC
12 15 (11.28%) Security Management
13 14 (10.53%) Coaching
14 13 (9.77%) Change Management
15 12 (9.02%) Business Analysis
16 9 (6.77%) Network Load Balancing
16 9 (6.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.05%) Java
2 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
3 14 (10.53%) C#
4 12 (9.02%) SQL
5 8 (6.02%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.51%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.01%) Ruby
8 2 (1.50%) VB
8 2 (1.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Degree
2 11 (8.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (6.02%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (23.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.27%) ISA Server
2 11 (8.27%) VMware ESX
2 11 (8.27%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.02%) Firmware
4 8 (6.02%) XenServer
4 8 (6.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (14.29%) SCOM
2 9 (6.77%) HP SIM
3 8 (6.02%) OpenView
3 8 (6.02%) SCCM
4 4 (3.01%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.54%) SAP
3 20 (15.04%) Citrix
3 20 (15.04%) VMware
4 13 (9.77%) Syclo
5 9 (6.77%) Cisco
5 9 (6.77%) HP
5 9 (6.77%) Dell
6 7 (5.26%) Oracle
7 6 (4.51%) CA
7 6 (4.51%) FrontRange
8 4 (3.01%) Remedy
8 4 (3.01%) IBM
8 4 (3.01%) BMC
8 4 (3.01%) RedPrairie
8 4 (3.01%) Endeca
9 3 (2.26%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.50%) Sybase
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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