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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 306 312
Rank change year-on-year +65 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 156 138 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 0.76% 0.81%
As % of the General category 3.13% 2.15% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 103 123 130
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 4978 6415 7966
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.38% 35.20% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3872 5248 6129
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Buckinghamshire +31 43 £33,750 -32.50% 2
Surrey +21 36 £38,000 +1.33% 4
Hampshire +24 33 £41,250 -2.94% 12
Berkshire +47 23 £45,000 -9.54% 3
Oxfordshire +26 16 £57,500 +94.91% 1
Kent -9 3 £30,000 -33.33%
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 117 (43.01%) Windows
2 101 (37.13%) Microsoft Office
3 96 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 74 (27.21%) SQL
5 64 (23.53%) ITIL
6 63 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (20.59%) VPN
8 51 (18.75%) Finance
9 50 (18.38%) Citrix
10 44 (16.18%) Scrum
11 43 (15.81%) C#
11 43 (15.81%) SQL Server
12 40 (14.71%) Retail
13 38 (13.97%) Ticket Management
14 36 (13.24%) Telecoms
14 36 (13.24%) Java
14 36 (13.24%) SLA
15 35 (12.87%) Linux
15 35 (12.87%) Windows 7
16 34 (12.50%) Active Directory
17 32 (11.76%) .NET
18 31 (11.40%) TDD
18 31 (11.40%) Cisco Certification
19 30 (11.03%) JavaScript
20 29 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
21 28 (10.29%) Test Automation
22 27 (9.93%) Mentoring
23 26 (9.56%) SQL Server 2008
23 26 (9.56%) Legal
24 25 (9.19%) Microsoft Excel

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 25 (9.19%) MS Exchange
1 25 (9.19%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.72%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.78%) Apache
4 12 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (4.41%) IBM Notes
5 9 (3.31%) Confluence
5 9 (3.31%) JBoss
5 9 (3.31%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.57%) NServiceBus
7 5 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.84%) IIS
8 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.37%) SAS
10 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 101 (37.13%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (9.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (7.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.37%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.04%) GitHub
2 6 (2.21%) Office 365
3 5 (1.84%) SaaS
4 4 (1.47%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.10%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (20.59%) VPN
2 24 (8.82%) DNS
2 24 (8.82%) Firewall
3 23 (8.46%) DHCP
4 13 (4.78%) LAN
4 13 (4.78%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.78%) VoIP
4 13 (4.78%) WAN
5 12 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (4.41%) Cisco PIX
5 12 (4.41%) MPLS
5 12 (4.41%) Remote Desktop
5 12 (4.41%) SAN
5 12 (4.41%) SMTP
5 12 (4.41%) VLAN
6 11 (4.04%) NAS
6 11 (4.04%) Network Security
6 11 (4.04%) SNMP
7 7 (2.57%) Internet
8 4 (1.47%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (8.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (7.35%) MS Access
5 17 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.78%) MySQL
7 12 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (4.04%) NoSQL
8 11 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.57%) Redis
10 5 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.74%) Geospatial Data
11 2 (0.74%) GIS
12 1 (0.37%) Big Data
12 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.37%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.37%) Power BI
12 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (6.25%) Selenium
2 12 (4.41%) SoapUI
3 11 (4.04%) Moq
3 11 (4.04%) Subversion
3 11 (4.04%) WinDbg
4 10 (3.68%) Jasmine
4 10 (3.68%) Mocha
5 9 (3.31%) JIRA
6 7 (2.57%) NUnit
6 7 (2.57%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.47%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.47%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.47%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.37%) JUnit
9 1 (0.37%) Ranorex
General
1 51 (18.75%) Finance
2 40 (14.71%) Retail
3 36 (13.24%) Telecoms
4 26 (9.56%) Legal
5 22 (8.09%) Marketing
6 12 (4.41%) Electronics
7 11 (4.04%) Front Office
7 11 (4.04%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.21%) Banking
8 6 (2.21%) Billing
9 4 (1.47%) Advertising
10 2 (0.74%) Games
10 2 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (38.97%) Analyst
2 50 (18.38%) Service Analyst
3 40 (14.71%) Support Analyst
4 35 (12.87%) Senior Analyst
5 32 (11.76%) Developer
5 32 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 29 (10.66%) Applications Support
7 22 (8.09%) Applications Support Analyst
8 20 (7.35%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
9 19 (6.99%) SQL Analyst
9 19 (6.99%) SQL Support Analyst
10 16 (5.88%) Coordinator
11 15 (5.51%) Service Manager
12 14 (5.15%) Administrator
13 13 (4.78%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (4.78%) Test Engineer
14 12 (4.41%) Senior Support Analyst
14 12 (4.41%) Software Test Engineer
14 12 (4.41%) Systems Support Analyst
14 12 (4.41%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.76%) .NET
2 19 (6.99%) CSS
3 18 (6.62%) HTML
4 16 (5.88%) RESTful
5 14 (5.15%) Web Services
5 14 (5.15%) WPF
6 13 (4.78%) AngularJS
6 13 (4.78%) Node.js
7 12 (4.41%) Express
7 12 (4.41%) J2EE
8 11 (4.04%) JSON
8 11 (4.04%) MEAN Stack
8 11 (4.04%) SOAP
8 11 (4.04%) Spring
9 10 (3.68%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.68%) Chai
9 10 (3.68%) WCF
10 9 (3.31%) Dropwizard
10 9 (3.31%) Spring Boot
11 8 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.57%) Virtual Team
3 7 (2.57%) Wiki
4 6 (2.21%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.21%) iPhone
5 5 (1.84%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.47%) AS400
7 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.74%) Fintech
7 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.74%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.74%) User Experience
7 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.37%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.37%) FMCG
8 1 (0.37%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 117 (43.01%) Windows
2 35 (12.87%) Linux
2 35 (12.87%) Windows 7
3 29 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (5.51%) Windows Server
6 14 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.57%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.21%) Android
8 6 (2.21%) Unix
9 5 (1.84%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.10%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.37%) CentOS
11 1 (0.37%) Fedora
11 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.53%) ITIL
2 63 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (16.18%) Scrum
4 38 (13.97%) Ticket Management
5 31 (11.40%) TDD
6 28 (10.29%) Test Automation
7 27 (9.93%) Mentoring
8 25 (9.19%) E-Commerce
9 24 (8.82%) Process Improvement
9 24 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 23 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (8.46%) SDLC
11 21 (7.72%) ITIL V3
12 19 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (6.99%) Regression Testing
12 19 (6.99%) Release Management
12 19 (6.99%) Service Delivery
13 18 (6.62%) Test Scripting
14 17 (6.25%) BDD
14 17 (6.25%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (27.21%) SQL
2 43 (15.81%) C#
3 36 (13.24%) Java
4 30 (11.03%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.62%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.78%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.04%) VBScript
8 8 (2.94%) Python
9 7 (2.57%) Ruby
10 5 (1.84%) C
11 2 (0.74%) PHP
11 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.74%) VB
12 1 (0.37%) ABAP
12 1 (0.37%) Delphi
12 1 (0.37%) Groovy
12 1 (0.37%) Scala
12 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (11.40%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (7.72%) Degree
3 20 (7.35%) CCNA
4 19 (6.99%) ISEB
5 13 (4.78%) MCSE
5 13 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.04%) CCNP
6 11 (4.04%) CCVP
7 10 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.21%) MCP
9 5 (1.84%) CCSP
9 5 (1.84%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.37%) ACCA
11 1 (0.37%) CIMA
11 1 (0.37%) HND
11 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (13.24%) SLA
2 11 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.04%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.04%) QA
3 5 (1.84%) PMO
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.78%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.41%) KVM
3 12 (4.41%) Terminal Services
3 12 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.41%) VMware Workstation
3 12 (4.41%) XenApp
3 12 (4.41%) XenServer
4 11 (4.04%) ISA Server
5 5 (1.84%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (4.41%) WSUS
1 12 (4.41%) ZABBIX
2 2 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 96 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 50 (18.38%) Citrix
3 24 (8.82%) SAP
4 20 (7.35%) Cisco
5 13 (4.78%) HP
5 13 (4.78%) VMware
6 12 (4.41%) F5
6 12 (4.41%) Lotus
6 12 (4.41%) McAfee
7 11 (4.04%) Dell
8 10 (3.68%) Oracle
9 5 (1.84%) Avaya
9 5 (1.84%) hybris
10 4 (1.47%) Google
10 4 (1.47%) Huawei
10 4 (1.47%) NEC
10 4 (1.47%) Nokia Networks
10 4 (1.47%) Pega
10 4 (1.47%) Splunk
10 4 (1.47%) webMethods
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension medical etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + - Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + V Attractive
Posted: 16 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Andover
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, h/care, childcare, PMI
Posted: 24 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Surrey
A.C. Nielsen
Posted: 20 days ago