The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 83 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 5 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.59% 0.49% 1.42%
As % of the General category 1.91% 1.27% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Back Office
Hampshire

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

General Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
262 316 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.86% 38.82% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 220 293 245
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -9.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Back Office
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Southampton

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Southampton

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) SAP
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) SalesLogix
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Coaching
4 3 (33.33%) Kindle
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) SAP ERP
4 3 (33.33%) ERP
4 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) EPoS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SalesLogix
2 3 (33.33%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Principal Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Security Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Kindle
2 2 (22.22%) EPoS
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft