Period
to 16 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 252 140 314
Rank change year-on-year -112 +174 +16
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 77 67 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.73% 1.71% 0.22%
As % of the General category 1.29% 3.33% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 20
10th Percentile " £29,766 £24,400
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £35,846 £38,750
Median % change year-on-year +32.51% -7.49% +3.33%
75th Percentile £53,750 £44,371 £43,750
90th Percentile £71,500 £52,688 £46,250
England median annual salary £68,000 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.33% +25.00% +9.09%

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 Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,969 2,015 5,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 56.90% 51.34% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,974 1,561 4,582
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,700
% change year-on-year - +7.08% +2.99%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in the Midlands

Back Office
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Back Office in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Back Office in the Midlands

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Back Office in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Back Office in the Midlands

Back Office
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
West Midlands -84 49 £47,500 +7.05% 13
East Midlands -86 28 £45,250 +9.04% 11
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 26 (33.77%) Social Skills
2 21 (27.27%) Finance
3 19 (24.68%) CRM
4 18 (23.38%) Process Improvement
5 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (22.08%) Azure
5 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
5 17 (22.08%) VMware
6 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
6 16 (20.78%) Windows
6 16 (20.78%) Mentoring
6 16 (20.78%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
7 15 (19.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 14 (18.18%) DNS
8 14 (18.18%) Marketing
9 13 (16.88%) Front Office
9 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (15.58%) Business Process Improvement
10 12 (15.58%) Systems Engineering
10 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2016
11 11 (14.29%) Linux
11 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (14.29%) Hyper-V
12 10 (12.99%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (12.99%) Project Management
13 9 (11.69%) Cisco
13 9 (11.69%) DevOps
13 9 (11.69%) Microsoft 365

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 6 (7.79%) CMS
1 6 (7.79%) Drupal
1 6 (7.79%) Headless CMS
1 6 (7.79%) Kentico
1 6 (7.79%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (7.79%) Umbraco
1 6 (7.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.08%) Azure
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (9.09%) Mimecast
4 6 (7.79%) IaaS
4 6 (7.79%) PaaS
5 5 (6.49%) Boomi
5 5 (6.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 5 (6.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 4 (5.19%) SaaS
7 3 (3.90%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.30%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) DNS
2 8 (10.39%) DHCP
3 6 (7.79%) LAN
3 6 (7.79%) SSL
4 3 (3.90%) Firewall
4 3 (3.90%) VPN
5 1 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.90%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.90%) Redis
3 1 (1.30%) GIS
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (6.49%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (3.90%) Selenium
2 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (33.77%) Social Skills
2 21 (27.27%) Finance
3 14 (18.18%) Marketing
4 13 (16.88%) Front Office
5 8 (10.39%) Influencing Skills
6 7 (9.09%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
8 5 (6.49%) Military
8 5 (6.49%) Public Sector
8 5 (6.49%) Retail
9 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.60%) Banking
11 1 (1.30%) Automotive
11 1 (1.30%) French Language
11 1 (1.30%) German Language
11 1 (1.30%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Analyst
2 12 (15.58%) Architect
3 11 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Project Manager
4 9 (11.69%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.79%) IT Support
5 6 (7.79%) Technical Director
5 6 (7.79%) Technical Leader
6 5 (6.49%) IT Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Salesforce Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Salesforce Solution Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Applications Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) Laravel
2 6 (7.79%) React
3 3 (3.90%) React Native
3 3 (3.90%) Redux
4 1 (1.30%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.30%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) jQuery
4 1 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.09%) PKI
3 6 (7.79%) User Experience
4 5 (6.49%) FMCG
4 5 (6.49%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.30%) Life Science
6 1 (1.30%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
1 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
2 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (14.29%) Linux
5 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (3.90%) CentOS
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) CRM
2 18 (23.38%) Process Improvement
3 16 (20.78%) Mentoring
3 16 (20.78%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (19.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (15.58%) Business Process Improvement
6 12 (15.58%) Systems Engineering
7 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (12.99%) Project Management
9 9 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (11.69%) DevOps
10 7 (9.09%) BCP
10 7 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (9.09%) Patch Management
10 7 (9.09%) People Management
10 7 (9.09%) Proactive Maintenance
10 7 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
11 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.19%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) C
3 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.30%) C#
4 1 (1.30%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.49%) Degree
3 4 (5.19%) MCSA
4 3 (3.90%) CCNA
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.90%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.90%) MCP
5 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) Accessibility
2 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 3 (3.90%) QA
4 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
1 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.19%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (5.19%) vSphere
5 3 (3.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 7 (9.09%) WSUS
2 5 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.90%) Istio
3 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) VMware
2 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.99%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (11.69%) Cisco
5 8 (10.39%) SAP
6 7 (9.09%) Aruba
6 7 (9.09%) Avaya
6 7 (9.09%) Veeam
7 6 (7.79%) Dell
7 6 (7.79%) HP
7 6 (7.79%) Sitecore
8 5 (6.49%) IBM
8 5 (6.49%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 4 (5.19%) Oracle
10 1 (1.30%) Blue Prism
10 1 (1.30%) Citrix
10 1 (1.30%) CommVault
10 1 (1.30%) Lagan
10 1 (1.30%) Sage
10 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds