The table below looks at the statistics for the Computer Operator role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Operator in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Operator
Rank 854 884 848
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Operator 24 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.015% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.016% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 7
Average salary £24,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £19,600 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £34,333 £33,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £22,430 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+9.22% -0.31%
Computer Operator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Operator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Operator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Computer Operator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Computer Operator
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Operator across the England region.

Computer Operator Salary Trend in England

Computer Operator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Operator across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Computer Operator Salary Histogram in England

Computer Operator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Operator within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -4 10 £33,665 +2.01%
East Midlands - 8 £24,000 - 2
London +19 4 - - 1
East of England +7 2 £19,500 -2.50%
Computer Operator
UK

Computer Operator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Computer Operator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Computer Operator in their job title.

1 38 (82.61%) UNIX
2 23 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 22 (47.83%) IBM
4 18 (39.13%) Tivoli
4 18 (39.13%) Data Centre
5 14 (30.43%) Incident Management
5 14 (30.43%) Finance
5 14 (30.43%) Intel
6 13 (28.26%) Lotus
6 13 (28.26%) IBM Notes
6 13 (28.26%) Windows
6 13 (28.26%) JCL
6 13 (28.26%) ISPF
7 12 (26.09%) Data Centre Operations
8 9 (19.57%) AS400
8 9 (19.57%) ITIL
9 8 (17.39%) Problem Management
10 7 (15.22%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (15.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 7 (15.22%) SAP
10 7 (15.22%) Linux
11 6 (13.04%) AIX
11 6 (13.04%) Solaris
11 6 (13.04%) Control-M
11 6 (13.04%) HP
11 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (13.04%) Financial Institution
12 5 (10.87%) Migration
12 5 (10.87%) VMware
12 5 (10.87%) NetBackup

Computer Operator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Computer Operator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Computer Operator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (28.26%) IBM Notes
2 5 (10.87%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.17%) ATM
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 18 (39.13%) Data Centre
3 9 (19.57%) AS400
4 7 (15.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (10.87%) Hedge funds
6 2 (4.35%) iSeries
7 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) UNIX
2 13 (28.26%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) Linux
4 6 (13.04%) AIX
4 6 (13.04%) Solaris
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Incident Management
2 12 (26.09%) Data Centre Operations
3 9 (19.57%) ITIL
4 8 (17.39%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.87%) Release Management
5 5 (10.87%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.17%) Data Privacy
7 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) JCL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
1 5 (10.87%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 18 (39.13%) Tivoli
2 6 (13.04%) Control-M
3 5 (10.87%) NetBackup
3 5 (10.87%) Backup Exec
3 5 (10.87%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (10.87%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) IBM
2 14 (30.43%) Intel
3 13 (28.26%) Lotus
4 7 (15.22%) SAP
5 6 (13.04%) HP
6 5 (10.87%) Veritas
6 5 (10.87%) VMware
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) Cognizant
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £23000.00 - £23500.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago