Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 105 74
Rank change year-on-year +25 -31 +15
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 11 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.10% 0.23% 1.42%
As % of the General category 2.27% 0.74% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 12
Merseyside median annual salary £38,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.77% -7.14% +79.49%
North West median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.11% +11.25% +17.65%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 484 405 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 48.59% 30.73% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 353 238 243
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,750 £61,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Merseyside

Back Office
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Back Office in Merseyside

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Back Office in Merseyside

Back Office
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 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
Liverpool - 10 £39,250 -
Bootle - 1 £32,500 -
Back Office
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Time Management
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) NAS
3 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 6 (54.55%) Server Patching
3 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Virtual Team
3 6 (54.55%) Strategic Thinking
3 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JMeter
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) NAS
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
1 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JMeter
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Storage Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Storage Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
1 6 (54.55%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Contactless
2 1 (9.09%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Time Management
3 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Server Patching
3 6 (54.55%) Strategic Thinking
3 6 (54.55%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle