Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 162 195
Rank change year-on-year -48 +33 -51
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 17 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.31% 0.79% 0.64%
As % of the General category 0.79% 1.89% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 17
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £28,550 £33,400 £25,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £61,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,150 1,953 2,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.10% 41.85% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,385 1,158 1,667
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Scotland

Back Office
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Back Office in Scotland

Back Office
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Back Office in Scotland

Back Office
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Glasgow -32 12 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Edinburgh -31 5 £44,500 -4.81% 3
Back Office
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) VoIP
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (29.41%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
3 5 (29.41%) SLA
3 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) BGP
3 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
4 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
5 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) CCDP
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Avaya

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IBM Blueworks
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (35.29%) VoIP
2 5 (29.41%) BGP
2 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
2 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
3 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
4 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Development
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Operations
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) React
1 1 (5.88%) Symfony
1 1 (5.88%) Vue (Vue.js)
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Trading
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Runbook
5 1 (5.88%) Straight-Through Processing
5 1 (5.88%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNP
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCDP
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) F5
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Avaya
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) BT
4 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.88%) LexisNexis
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata