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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 82 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 7 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.80% 0.49% 1.27%
As % of the General category 2.52% 1.27% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 6
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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
278 316 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.84% 38.63% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 235 293 242
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £23,720 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 30 September 2014.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Southampton

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) CRM
2 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 6 (54.55%) SalesLogix
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
3 5 (45.45%) SAP
4 4 (36.36%) Data Management
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) Kindle
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
5 3 (27.27%) ERP
5 3 (27.27%) SAP ERP
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
6 2 (18.18%) Middleware
6 2 (18.18%) EPoS
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
1 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) SalesLogix
2 3 (27.27%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Principal Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Security Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Kindle
2 2 (18.18%) EPoS
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) CRM
1 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) SAP