Period
to 26 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 376 326 298
Rank change year-on-year -50 -28 +84
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 144 237 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.78% 0.93%
As % of the General category 1.80% 2.38% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 83 168 175
South East median annual salary £50,000 £41,750 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.76% -4.02% +4.82%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,925 £27,200
90th Percentile £77,000 £65,075 £60,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% -11.02% +7.27%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7,990 9,950 9,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.24% 32.79% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5,932 7,923 7,705
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in the South East

Back Office
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Back Office in the South East

Back Office
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in the South East over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Back Office in the South East

Back Office
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. 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
Thames Valley -9 52 £50,000 +25.00% 3
West Sussex +14 37 £48,000 +1.05% 2
Hampshire 0 33 £37,500 -17.58%
Buckinghamshire -23 22 £30,750 -3.91% 1
Surrey -19 20 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Berkshire +20 19 £51,250 +28.13% 2
Oxfordshire +25 11 £52,500 +27.27%
East Sussex +10 1 £36,000 +30.91% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 56 (38.89%) Windows
2 54 (37.50%) Finance
3 46 (31.94%) ITIL
3 46 (31.94%) SQL
4 36 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (24.31%) Microsoft
6 33 (22.92%) SQL Server
7 31 (21.53%) Project Management
7 31 (21.53%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (21.53%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (20.14%) Management Information System
9 28 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (17.36%) Security Management
10 25 (17.36%) Information Security
10 25 (17.36%) Degree
11 24 (16.67%) HP
11 24 (16.67%) Linux
12 22 (15.28%) Data Centre
13 21 (14.58%) T-SQL
13 21 (14.58%) C#
13 21 (14.58%) Cisco
13 21 (14.58%) SLA
14 20 (13.89%) ERP
14 20 (13.89%) Test Scripting
14 20 (13.89%) ITIL V3
14 20 (13.89%) SQL Server 2014
15 19 (13.19%) Legal
15 19 (13.19%) Retail
16 18 (12.50%) Information Security Management
16 18 (12.50%) Citrix

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (8.33%) IIS
1 12 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.64%) Documentum
3 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (9.03%) MS Visio
3 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (4.86%) Office 365
4 4 (2.78%) IaaS
4 4 (2.78%) PaaS
5 2 (1.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.69%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.69%) Serverless
6 1 (0.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) LAN
1 8 (5.56%) Network Security
1 8 (5.56%) WAN
2 6 (4.17%) DNS
3 5 (3.47%) DHCP
4 4 (2.78%) BIG-IP
4 4 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.08%) VPN
5 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.69%) Firewall
7 1 (0.69%) NFC
7 1 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.69%) SSL
7 1 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (9.72%) DTS
5 14 (9.72%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (5.56%) MySQL
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.69%) Big Data
9 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.69%) Power BI
9 1 (0.69%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (9.72%) JIRA
2 12 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.86%) Selenium
3 7 (4.86%) SonarQube
4 5 (3.47%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.78%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.69%) tSQLt
7 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (37.50%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Legal
2 19 (13.19%) Retail
3 10 (6.94%) Law
4 9 (6.25%) Marketing
5 8 (5.56%) Billing
5 8 (5.56%) Publishing
6 5 (3.47%) Online Betting
7 4 (2.78%) Front Office
7 4 (2.78%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (39.58%) Analyst
2 26 (18.06%) Business Analyst
3 19 (13.19%) Service Analyst
3 19 (13.19%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (9.72%) DBA
4 14 (9.72%) IT Manager
4 14 (9.72%) Production DBA
4 14 (9.72%) SQL DBA
4 14 (9.72%) SQL Server DBA
4 14 (9.72%) SQL Server Production DBA
5 11 (7.64%) Business IT Analyst
5 11 (7.64%) IT Analyst
5 11 (7.64%) IT Business Analyst
6 9 (6.25%) Developer
6 9 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (5.56%) Architect
7 8 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.03%) Web Services
2 6 (4.17%) .NET
3 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.08%) LINQ
3 3 (2.08%) WCF
3 3 (2.08%) WPF
4 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.39%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.39%) SOAP
4 2 (1.39%) Spring
4 2 (1.39%) VCL
4 2 (1.39%) WF
4 2 (1.39%) XML
5 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.69%) CSS3
5 1 (0.69%) HTML5
5 1 (0.69%) Node.js
5 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.53%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (20.14%) Management Information System
3 22 (15.28%) Data Centre
4 14 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (9.72%) Reinsurance
5 8 (5.56%) iPhone
5 8 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (4.86%) Driving Licence
6 7 (4.86%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.08%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.39%) User Experience
9 1 (0.69%) Clustering
9 1 (0.69%) Derivative
9 1 (0.69%) EFT
9 1 (0.69%) EPoS
9 1 (0.69%) Equities
9 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 56 (38.89%) Windows
2 24 (16.67%) Linux
3 18 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 17 (11.81%) Windows Server
5 12 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 9 (6.25%) Android
7 7 (4.86%) Solaris
7 7 (4.86%) Unix
8 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.94%) ITIL
2 36 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (21.53%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (21.53%) Project Management
4 28 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (17.36%) Information Security
5 25 (17.36%) Security Management
6 20 (13.89%) ERP
6 20 (13.89%) ITIL V3
6 20 (13.89%) Test Scripting
7 18 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 18 (12.50%) ISMS
8 17 (11.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (11.81%) PRINCE2
8 17 (11.81%) Technology Roadmap
9 16 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 15 (10.42%) Business Analysis
10 15 (10.42%) ETL
10 15 (10.42%) Waterfall
11 14 (9.72%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.94%) SQL
2 21 (14.58%) C#
2 21 (14.58%) T-SQL
3 13 (9.03%) Java
4 6 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.47%) C
6 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.39%) Delphi
8 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (17.36%) Degree
2 11 (7.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 9 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 7 (4.86%) CCSP
4 7 (4.86%) CISA
4 7 (4.86%) CISM
4 7 (4.86%) CISSP
4 7 (4.86%) CLAS
4 7 (4.86%) CREST Certified
4 7 (4.86%) IISP
5 6 (4.17%) PMP
6 5 (3.47%) ISEB
6 5 (3.47%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.69%) APMP
10 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.58%) SLA
2 7 (4.86%) GDPR
2 7 (4.86%) ISAE 3402
2 7 (4.86%) ISO 22301
2 7 (4.86%) ISO 31000
2 7 (4.86%) ISO 9001
2 7 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 7 (4.86%) NIST
2 7 (4.86%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.47%) QA
4 2 (1.39%) PMO
5 1 (0.69%) WAI
5 1 (0.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.86%) ISA Server
2 7 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.47%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.47%) vSphere
3 5 (3.47%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.86%) IBM Guardium
2 7 (4.86%) Nessus
2 7 (4.86%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 5 (3.47%) vRealize
4 4 (2.78%) Ansible
4 4 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.78%) Puppet
4 4 (2.78%) SCCM
4 4 (2.78%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.39%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (24.31%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.67%) HP
3 21 (14.58%) Cisco
4 18 (12.50%) Citrix
5 15 (10.42%) Oracle
6 14 (9.72%) SAP
7 12 (8.33%) IBM
8 11 (7.64%) Splunk
9 10 (6.94%) iManage
9 10 (6.94%) Sony
10 8 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 8 (5.56%) Dell
10 8 (5.56%) Google
10 8 (5.56%) Juniper
11 7 (4.86%) ArcSight
11 7 (4.86%) Barracuda Networks
11 7 (4.86%) McAfee
11 7 (4.86%) Qualys
11 7 (4.86%) Tripwire
11 7 (4.86%) VMware