Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Back Office
England > South East
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 262 340 341
Rank change year-on-year +78 +1 -29
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 24 158 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.61% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.06% 1.94% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23 122 173
Median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £76,500 £80,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £77,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +29.17% +9.09% -4.35%

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 2,257 8,164 9,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.72% 31.62% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,757 5,925 7,887
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Back Office as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Back Office in the South East over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

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 27 September 2020. 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
Hampshire +96 10 £53,750 +48.28% 2
Thames Valley +130 7 £35,500 -44.75%
Berkshire +103 5 £35,500 -46.42%
Kent +46 5 £42,500 -22.73%
Buckinghamshire +78 1 - -
Surrey +73 1 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Oxfordshire +54 1 £47,500 -9.52%
West Sussex +28 1 £102,500 +113.54% 1
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) Retail
5 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (20.83%) SDLC
6 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.83%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
7 4 (16.67%) WFM
7 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.67%) NGN
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) IVR
7 4 (16.67%) Local Government
7 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (16.67%) Fibre Optics
7 4 (16.67%) Escalation Management
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (16.67%) Line Management
7 4 (16.67%) Operational Stability
8 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (12.50%) Windows 7

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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Synapse
1 1 (4.17%) Appian
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Power Platform
2 1 (4.17%) AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (4.17%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Power Automate
2 1 (4.17%) PowerApps
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) NGN
1 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.17%) Broadband
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) NAS
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Power BI
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.17%) Data Lake
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) Local Government
4 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.17%) Front Office
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Law
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (4.17%) Police
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (16.67%) ICT Support
3 4 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Network Support
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) ICT Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) ICT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) ICT Network Manager
5 2 (8.33%) ICT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
1 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Fibre Optics
2 4 (16.67%) IVR
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
1 5 (20.83%) SDLC
2 4 (16.67%) Escalation Management
2 4 (16.67%) Line Management
2 4 (16.67%) Operational Stability
2 4 (16.67%) TDD
2 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (16.67%) WFM
3 3 (12.50%) BDD
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (12.50%) ETL
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) HND
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Mitel
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Sony
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
4 1 (4.17%) VMware