The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Front Office
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 376 403 407
Rank change year-on-year +27 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Front Office 18 54 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.38% 0.73% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 34 36
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -42.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £80,000 £150,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.52%  

Front 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 4750 7356 7675
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 31.65% 37.57% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3722 5839 5749
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 £29,174 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,100 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Front Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in the South East

Front Office
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Front Office in the South East

Front Office
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office in the South East

Front 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 Front Office within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Buckinghamshire +18 9 £37,250 +35.45%
Berkshire +33 3 £75,000 -23.07%
Hampshire +24 3 £28,000 -13.84%
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Front 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 Front Office.

1 10 (47.62%) Back Office
2 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) SLA
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) MS Office
3 8 (38.10%) Service Management
4 7 (33.33%) Legal
4 7 (33.33%) IBM Notes
4 7 (33.33%) VPN
4 7 (33.33%) Lotus
4 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (33.33%) Ticket Management
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Change Control
6 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.52%) Google
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
7 2 (9.52%) Time Management
7 2 (9.52%) Puppet
7 2 (9.52%) Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) Degree

Front 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 7 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) Jetty
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) G Suite
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DTS
1 1 (4.76%) Power BI
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Mockito
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (47.62%) Back Office
2 7 (33.33%) Legal
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) Servlets
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Debian
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Service Management
3 7 (33.33%) Ticket Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Change Control
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
5 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) DMAIC
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Citrix
1 7 (33.33%) Lotus
2 2 (9.52%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Charles River
3 1 (4.76%) Huawei
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) Sencha
3 1 (4.76%) VMware