The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 60 98 94
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -4
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 43 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.15% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the General category 8.10% 0.76% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 40 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +8.95%
Back Office
UK

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

General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
531 523 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 38.90% 39.71% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 445 407 271
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Back Office
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Wales

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Back Office across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Back Office Salary Histogram in Wales

Back Office
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
South Wales +31 39 £45,000 +50.00% 7
North Wales - 4 £24,500 - 1
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
1 29 (59.18%) Internet
2 22 (44.90%) Finance
3 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
4 18 (36.73%) Business Transformation
5 15 (30.61%) Project Management
6 14 (28.57%) Cisco
6 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (28.57%) CCNA
7 13 (26.53%) Windows
7 13 (26.53%) Banking
8 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
9 11 (22.45%) PRINCE
10 10 (20.41%) Citrix
10 10 (20.41%) MS Office
10 10 (20.41%) Migration
10 10 (20.41%) APMP
11 9 (18.37%) VMware
12 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (16.33%) Business Analysis
12 8 (16.33%) C#
12 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
13 6 (12.24%) Degree
14 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
14 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
14 5 (10.20%) WatchGuard
14 5 (10.20%) Windows 2000 Server

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.41%) MS Office
3 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 29 (59.18%) Internet
2 5 (10.20%) GPON
2 5 (10.20%) DHCP
2 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
2 5 (10.20%) SNMP
2 5 (10.20%) Broadband
2 5 (10.20%) 802.11
2 5 (10.20%) OSPF
2 5 (10.20%) BGP
2 5 (10.20%) VRRP
3 4 (8.16%) Firewall
4 3 (6.12%) Intranet
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.12%) MS Access
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Project Manager
2 5 (10.20%) Senior NOC Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) NOC Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Programme Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Consultant
3 4 (8.16%) Senior Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Technical Support
3 4 (8.16%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Project Director
3 4 (8.16%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Designer
4 3 (6.12%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) Spring
2 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.12%) GIS
3 3 (6.12%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.12%) Android
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Business Transformation
2 15 (30.61%) Project Management
3 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
4 11 (22.45%) PRINCE
5 10 (20.41%) Migration
6 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.33%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.20%) ITIL
8 4 (8.16%) Workflow
8 4 (8.16%) Service Management
8 4 (8.16%) OO
8 4 (8.16%) OOD
8 4 (8.16%) Logistics
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.16%) Change Control
8 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
8 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.16%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) C#
2 5 (10.20%) PHP
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (28.57%) CCNA
2 10 (20.41%) APMP
3 6 (12.24%) Degree
4 5 (10.20%) CCNP
4 5 (10.20%) MCSE
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.08%) ISEB
6 2 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.04%) XenApp
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Cisco
3 10 (20.41%) Citrix
4 9 (18.37%) VMware
5 5 (10.20%) WatchGuard
6 3 (6.12%) Unisys
6 3 (6.12%) ESRI
7 1 (2.04%) HP
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