Period
to 4 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 216 123 250
Rank change year-on-year -93 +127 -9
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 25 12 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.69% 1.28% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 22
10th Percentile £25,250 £19,250 £26,460
25th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £29,000 £37,500 £41,250
Median % change year-on-year -22.67% -9.09% -25.00%
75th Percentile £42,500 £45,625 £61,120
90th Percentile £59,150 £57,500 £63,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £59,061
% change year-on-year -3.45% +22.75% +7.38%

Back Office is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,648 939 3,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 64.92% 46.65% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,705 733 2,553
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,357
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -0.79% +0.79%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in the East of England

Back Office
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Back Office in the East of England.

Salary trend for Back Office in the East of England

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Back Office in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Back Office in the East of England

Back Office
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the East of England region over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +8 16 £41,500 +59.62%
Hertfordshire -72 6 £27,500 +34.15% 6
Suffolk - 2 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -59 1 - - 1
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 14 (56.00%) Social Skills
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 10 (40.00%) C
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Hedge funds
3 10 (40.00%) Risk Analytics
3 10 (40.00%) Analytics
4 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft 365
6 7 (28.00%) Azure
7 6 (24.00%) Change Management
7 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) Wealth Management
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (16.00%) Public Sector
9 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Maintenance
9 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (16.00%) SCCM
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (16.00%) ServiceStack

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (28.00%) Azure
3 1 (4.00%) AWS
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 14 (56.00%) Social Skills
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.00%) Public Sector
5 2 (8.00%) Automotive
5 2 (8.00%) Front Office
5 2 (8.00%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Business Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Deskside Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Deskside Support
5 2 (8.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) ServiceStack
2 1 (4.00%) Kafka
2 1 (4.00%) OpenID
2 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Hedge funds
2 5 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (12.00%) AS400
5 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (8.00%) Android
4 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Analytics
1 10 (40.00%) Risk Analytics
2 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (24.00%) Change Management
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Maintenance
6 3 (12.00%) Service Management
6 3 (12.00%) Workshop Facilitation
7 2 (8.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.00%) ERP
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.00%) Apple
3 1 (4.00%) SAP