Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 266 303 274
Rank change year-on-year +37 -29 +7
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 84 58 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.70% 0.44% 0.79%
As % of the General category 1.92% 1.23% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 71 51 104
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +10.39% -45.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 4378 4710 5450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.28% 35.85% 35.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3368 3791 4319
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,650
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +36 49 £32,000 -16.88%
Essex +31 16 £65,000 +80.56%
Bedfordshire +21 9 £31,750 -20.63%
Cambridgeshire -34 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Norfolk - 5 - -
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 46 (54.76%) Finance
2 38 (45.24%) Degree
3 35 (41.67%) Document Management
3 35 (41.67%) Xerox
3 35 (41.67%) CMS
3 35 (41.67%) Military
3 35 (41.67%) VPN
3 35 (41.67%) SLA
4 29 (34.52%) SQL
5 23 (27.38%) Windows
5 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
6 21 (25.00%) MySQL
6 21 (25.00%) VMware
6 21 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (23.81%) Oracle
7 20 (23.81%) C#
8 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
8 19 (22.62%) .NET
8 19 (22.62%) Unix
8 19 (22.62%) Adobe
8 19 (22.62%) SAN
8 19 (22.62%) NetApp
8 19 (22.62%) Client/Server
8 19 (22.62%) ISO 9001
8 19 (22.62%) IBM
8 19 (22.62%) vSphere
8 19 (22.62%) Network Management

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 35 (41.67%) CMS
2 3 (3.57%) Confluence
3 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 35 (41.67%) VPN
2 19 (22.62%) SAN
3 16 (19.05%) BGP
3 16 (19.05%) DHCP
3 16 (19.05%) DNS
3 16 (19.05%) Firewall
3 16 (19.05%) FTP
3 16 (19.05%) HSRP
3 16 (19.05%) HTTP
3 16 (19.05%) HTTPS
3 16 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (19.05%) LAN
3 16 (19.05%) OSPF
3 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 16 (19.05%) tcpdump
3 16 (19.05%) Telnet
3 16 (19.05%) VLAN
3 16 (19.05%) WAN
3 16 (19.05%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.19%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) MySQL
2 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.38%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 6 (7.14%) JIRA
3 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (54.76%) Finance
2 35 (41.67%) Military
3 9 (10.71%) Marketing
4 3 (3.57%) Publishing
5 2 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 16 (19.05%) Administrator
2 16 (19.05%) IT Administrator
2 16 (19.05%) Network Administrator
3 12 (14.29%) Developer
4 7 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
4 7 (8.33%) Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 7 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 5 (5.95%) .NET Developer
5 5 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) .NET
2 16 (19.05%) POSIX
3 12 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (7.14%) Web Services
5 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.57%) CSS
5 3 (3.57%) EJB
5 3 (3.57%) HTML
5 3 (3.57%) J2EE
5 3 (3.57%) JDBC
5 3 (3.57%) JMS
5 3 (3.57%) MSMQ
5 3 (3.57%) REST
5 3 (3.57%) Servlets
5 3 (3.57%) SOAP
5 3 (3.57%) WCF
5 3 (3.57%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Client/Server
2 16 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) User Experience
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.38%) Derivative
5 2 (2.38%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.38%) Handset
6 1 (1.19%) Fintech
6 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Windows
2 21 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (22.62%) Unix
4 2 (2.38%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) Document Management
2 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (22.62%) Network Management
4 19 (22.62%) Process Improvement
5 16 (19.05%) Data Encryption
5 16 (19.05%) Data Security
5 16 (19.05%) Network Optimisation
6 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 14 (16.67%) MVC
8 13 (15.48%) SDLC
9 12 (14.29%) SOA
9 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.90%) Project Management
11 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
12 6 (7.14%) ITIL
13 5 (5.95%) People Management
13 5 (5.95%) Project Governance
13 5 (5.95%) Risk Management
14 4 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.52%) SQL
2 20 (23.81%) C#
3 6 (7.14%) Java
4 4 (4.76%) VB
4 4 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.76%) VB6
5 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.38%) ABAP
6 2 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (45.24%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) MCP
3 3 (3.57%) MCSD
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (41.67%) SLA
2 19 (22.62%) ISO 9001
2 19 (22.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (10.71%) QA
4 3 (3.57%) GDPR
4 3 (3.57%) PMBOK
System Software
1 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (22.62%) vSphere
Vendors
1 35 (41.67%) Xerox
2 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (25.00%) VMware
4 20 (23.81%) Oracle
5 19 (22.62%) Adobe
5 19 (22.62%) IBM
5 19 (22.62%) NetApp
6 3 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (3.57%) hybris
6 3 (3.57%) Perforce
6 3 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (2.38%) Mitel
7 2 (2.38%) Red Box
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco
8 1 (1.19%) VocaLink