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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 58 52
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 3 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.53% 0.61% 1.42%
As % of the General category 1.59% 1.36% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Median salary £19,000 £23,000 £64,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% -64.47%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  

Back Office is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 189 220 197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 33.39% 44.99% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 155 156 159
Median salary £45,000 £40,125 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.14% -10.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Back Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +5 3 £19,000 -17.39%
Back Office
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Workforce Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk