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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 102 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% - 0.094%
As % of the General category 0.39% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £18,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
514 555 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 40.03% 41.60% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 441 485 334
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 19 December 2014. 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
West Wales - 2 £18,000 -
Mid Wales - 1 £18,000 -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) WSUS
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (12.50%) Derivative
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft