The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Operator
Rank 846 836 870
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Operator 25 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.009% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 5
Average salary £32,750 £22,500 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,700 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,500 £25,300
UK excluding London average salary £28,930 £22,500 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.09%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103151 95852 105809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.20% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84977 80074 91329
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Computer Operator
UK

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -46 8 £33,000 +32.00% 1
West Midlands - 7 £33,000 -
Yorkshire -26 4 £20,000 -11.11%
South East - 3 - -
East of England - 3 £20,000 -
Computer Operator
UK

Computer Operator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 13 (46.43%) UNIX
2 12 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
3 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
5 9 (32.14%) Solaris
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (25.00%) Intel
6 7 (25.00%) IBM Notes
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 7 (25.00%) Lotus
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.86%) BMC
8 5 (17.86%) MS Office
8 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
8 5 (17.86%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (17.86%) Control-M
9 4 (14.29%) IBM
10 3 (10.71%) SQL
10 3 (10.71%) DB2
10 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.71%) SLA
10 3 (10.71%) Middleware
10 3 (10.71%) assyst
10 3 (10.71%) Maximo
10 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
10 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
10 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
11 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (7.14%) Structured Cabling

Computer Operator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 7 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) assyst
1 3 (10.71%) Maximo
2 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (7.14%) Temenos T24
3 1 (3.57%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) DB2
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (7.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) UNIX
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
1 5 (17.86%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (17.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Intel
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
1 7 (25.00%) Lotus
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) BMC
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Remedy
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) HP