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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
England / South East
Rank 280 348 330
Rank change year-on-year +68 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 116 108 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 0.56% 0.62%
As % of the General category 2.45% 1.49% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 65 81 97
Median salary £40,000 £35,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.47% -11.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £25,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £50,000 £79,500
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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4727 7241 7573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 31.64% 37.69% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3692 5773 5691
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £29,580
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Surrey +48 46 £33,000 +1.53% 4
Buckinghamshire +36 23 £38,500 -34.46% 3
Hampshire +30 20 £34,250 -12.17% 3
Berkshire +35 17 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Oxfordshire +2 13 £60,000 +100.00%
Middlesex +8 1 - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 65 (30.09%) MS Office
2 64 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (27.78%) Finance
3 60 (27.78%) Windows
3 60 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 52 (24.07%) Microsoft
5 49 (22.69%) SQL
6 46 (21.30%) ITIL
7 37 (17.13%) C#
8 36 (16.67%) Scrum
9 35 (16.20%) .NET
10 32 (14.81%) TDD
11 29 (13.43%) Telecoms
12 28 (12.96%) VPN
13 26 (12.04%) Retail
13 26 (12.04%) Degree
14 25 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (11.57%) SQL Server
15 24 (11.11%) Project Management
16 23 (10.65%) Active Directory
17 22 (10.19%) SLA
17 22 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (10.19%) Windows 7
18 21 (9.72%) Test Scripting
19 20 (9.26%) Regression Testing
19 20 (9.26%) Cisco
19 20 (9.26%) Citrix
19 20 (9.26%) BDD
20 19 (8.80%) Cisco Certification
20 19 (8.80%) Java

Back Office
Top Related 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 16 (7.41%) Confluence
2 15 (6.94%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.48%) IBM Notes
4 11 (5.09%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.31%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.31%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.85%) IIS
9 3 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.93%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.46%) Apache
11 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.46%) CMS
11 1 (0.46%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (30.09%) MS Office
2 60 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 18 (8.33%) MS Project
4 3 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.93%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.46%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.46%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.46%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.24%) GitHub
2 6 (2.78%) Office 365
3 5 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.31%) IBM Blueworks
3 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.93%) PaaS
4 2 (0.93%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.96%) VPN
2 11 (5.09%) DNS
2 11 (5.09%) Firewall
3 10 (4.63%) DHCP
4 9 (4.17%) MPLS
5 8 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.70%) VoIP
6 7 (3.24%) NAS
6 7 (3.24%) Network Security
6 7 (3.24%) SAN
6 7 (3.24%) SMTP
6 7 (3.24%) SNMP
7 5 (2.31%) Internet
7 5 (2.31%) LAN
7 5 (2.31%) WAN
8 4 (1.85%) BGP
8 4 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.39%) Junos
9 3 (1.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.33%) MS Access
3 17 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.31%) DTS
8 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.39%) Power BI
10 2 (0.93%) GIS
10 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.46%) Big Data
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (7.41%) JIRA
2 14 (6.48%) Selenium
3 11 (5.09%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 8 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 7 (3.24%) Subversion
5 7 (3.24%) WinDbg
6 6 (2.78%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.31%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.31%) Moq
8 4 (1.85%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.85%) Mocha
8 4 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.39%) JUnit
10 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.93%) NUnit
11 1 (0.46%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 60 (27.78%) Finance
2 29 (13.43%) Telecoms
3 26 (12.04%) Retail
4 14 (6.48%) Marketing
5 9 (4.17%) Front Office
5 9 (4.17%) Legal
6 8 (3.70%) Banking
7 5 (2.31%) Billing
8 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (35.19%) Analyst
2 31 (14.35%) Developer
3 21 (9.72%) Applications Support
4 20 (9.26%) Service Analyst
4 20 (9.26%) Support Analyst
5 18 (8.33%) Coordinator
6 15 (6.94%) Applications Support Analyst
6 15 (6.94%) Business Analyst
7 14 (6.48%) SQL Analyst
7 14 (6.48%) SQL Support Analyst
8 13 (6.02%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (5.56%) Test Analyst
10 11 (5.09%) .NET Developer
10 11 (5.09%) Project Manager
10 11 (5.09%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (4.63%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.63%) Team Leader
12 9 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
13 8 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
13 8 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.20%) .NET
2 13 (6.02%) WPF
3 11 (5.09%) WCF
4 9 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.17%) HTML
4 9 (4.17%) Node.js
5 8 (3.70%) jQuery
5 8 (3.70%) XML
6 7 (3.24%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.24%) CSS
6 7 (3.24%) J2EE
7 6 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (2.31%) Akka
8 5 (2.31%) Dojo
8 5 (2.31%) DOM
8 5 (2.31%) Java EE
8 5 (2.31%) RESTful
8 5 (2.31%) Spring
9 4 (1.85%) Unity DI Container
9 4 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.09%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.63%) Blackberry
6 9 (4.17%) Virtual Team
7 7 (3.24%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.31%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.85%) Derivative
9 4 (1.85%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.85%) iSeries
9 4 (1.85%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.39%) AS400
11 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.93%) Equities
11 2 (0.93%) PMI
11 2 (0.93%) User Experience
11 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 60 (27.78%) Windows
2 22 (10.19%) Windows 7
2 22 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (7.87%) Windows Server
3 17 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (5.09%) Windows 8
4 11 (5.09%) Windows XP
5 10 (4.63%) Linux
6 8 (3.70%) Unix
7 3 (1.39%) Solaris
8 2 (0.93%) Android
8 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) Debian
9 1 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.30%) ITIL
3 36 (16.67%) Scrum
4 32 (14.81%) TDD
5 25 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (11.11%) Project Management
7 21 (9.72%) Test Scripting
8 20 (9.26%) BDD
8 20 (9.26%) Regression Testing
9 19 (8.80%) Service Delivery
10 18 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
10 18 (8.33%) SDLC
10 18 (8.33%) Service Management
11 17 (7.87%) CRM
12 15 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (6.94%) PRINCE2
13 14 (6.48%) OO
13 14 (6.48%) Process Improvement
14 13 (6.02%) Business Analysis
14 13 (6.02%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (22.69%) SQL
2 37 (17.13%) C#
3 19 (8.80%) Java
4 18 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.48%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.70%) VBScript
8 5 (2.31%) Groovy
8 5 (2.31%) Scala
9 4 (1.85%) C
10 2 (0.93%) ABAP
10 2 (0.93%) Perl
10 2 (0.93%) PHP
10 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.93%) Python
10 2 (0.93%) VB
10 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.46%) Delphi
11 1 (0.46%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (12.04%) Degree
2 19 (8.80%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (8.33%) ISEB
4 12 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 10 (4.63%) CCNA
6 8 (3.70%) MCP
6 8 (3.70%) MCSE
6 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.24%) CCNP
7 7 (3.24%) CCVP
8 3 (1.39%) ACCA
8 3 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.93%) CCIE
9 2 (0.93%) CIMA
9 2 (0.93%) JNCIE
9 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.46%) CCSP
10 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.19%) SLA
2 10 (4.63%) QA
3 7 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.24%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.85%) PMBOK
5 3 (1.39%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.46%) EMIR
6 1 (0.46%) MiFID
6 1 (0.46%) PMO
6 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.70%) BlackBerry Internet Service
3 8 (3.70%) ISA Server
4 6 (2.78%) XenApp
5 5 (2.31%) Docker
6 4 (1.85%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.39%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.93%) vSphere
9 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.46%) KVM
9 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.31%) SCCM
2 2 (0.93%) WSUS
3 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.46%) MOM
3 1 (0.46%) SCOM
3 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.26%) Cisco
2 20 (9.26%) Citrix
3 14 (6.48%) Lotus
3 14 (6.48%) VMware
4 13 (6.02%) SAP
5 11 (5.09%) HP
6 9 (4.17%) hybris
7 8 (3.70%) Avaya
7 8 (3.70%) Oracle
8 7 (3.24%) Dell
8 7 (3.24%) Splunk
9 6 (2.78%) IBM
10 5 (2.31%) Pega
10 5 (2.31%) webMethods
11 4 (1.85%) Google
12 3 (1.39%) Adobe
12 3 (1.39%) Juniper
13 2 (0.93%) JDA
13 2 (0.93%) Sun
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