The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 73 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.16% 0.54% 1.11%
As % of the General category 0.35% 1.14% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £51,000 £49,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +130.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Back Office
Hertfordshire

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

General Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
284 175 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.63% 47.17% 61.42%
Number of salaries quoted 208 117 176
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £37,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Back Office
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Back Office Salary Trend in Watford

Back Office
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft