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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Operator
Rank 849 862 854
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Operator 17 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.002% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.002% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 15
Average salary £25,000 £28,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,750 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,750 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £28,750 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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
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 19 December 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
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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
East Midlands - 7 £20,500 -
West Midlands -6 4 £33,000 +14.78%
London - 4 - -
East of England - 1 £27,000 -
South East - 1 £28,000 -
Computer Operator
UK

Computer Operator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (53.13%) UNIX
2 12 (37.50%) Mainframe
3 10 (31.25%) IBM Notes
3 10 (31.25%) Incident Management
3 10 (31.25%) Lotus
3 10 (31.25%) IBM
3 10 (31.25%) Intel
4 9 (28.13%) SAP
4 9 (28.13%) JCL
4 9 (28.13%) ISPF
5 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (21.88%) Tivoli
7 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
7 5 (15.63%) Control-M
8 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
8 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
8 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
8 4 (12.50%) Windows
8 4 (12.50%) Veritas
8 4 (12.50%) Hedge funds
8 4 (12.50%) Linux
9 3 (9.38%) Solaris
9 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
10 2 (6.25%) MS Office
10 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.25%) AIX
10 2 (6.25%) ITIL
10 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification

Computer Operator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (31.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 4 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.13%) EPoS
3 1 (3.13%) AS400
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) UNIX
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Solaris
4 2 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Tivoli
2 5 (15.63%) Control-M
3 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) IBM
1 10 (31.25%) Intel
1 10 (31.25%) Lotus
2 9 (28.13%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) Veritas
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Sun
5 1 (3.13%) BMC
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy