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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 66 41 65
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 2 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.38% 5.49% 0.53%
As % of the General category 0.80% 8.44% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 2
Average salary £32,750 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.45% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £42,500 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £55,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
250 237 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 47.35% 65.11% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 156 171 103
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 11 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware