The table below looks at the statistics for the Computer Operator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Operator
Rank 865 929 -
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Operator 25 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.003% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 0
Average salary £29,625 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £26,000 -
% change year-on-year
-0.96% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Computer Operator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Computer Operator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computer Operator
Salary Trend

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

Computer Operator Salary Trend in the UK

Computer Operator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Operator over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Computer Operator Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Operator
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Operator within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
England +31 22 £33,000 +10.00% 2
West Midlands -19 9 £33,000 -
Warwickshire -4 8 £33,000 -
London +35 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £23,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £23,000 -
Scotland - 3 £24,500 -
Coventry - 3 £27,000 -
City of London +35 2 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Glasgow - 2 £24,500 -
Kenilworth - 2 £20,082 -
West Yorkshire +13 1 - -
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £21,000 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Clydebank - 1 £21,000 -
Northampton - 1 £20,500 -
Wellingborough - 1 - -

Computer Operator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 34 (85.00%) UNIX
2 16 (40.00%) IBM
3 14 (35.00%) Mainframe
3 14 (35.00%) Finance
4 12 (30.00%) Tivoli
4 12 (30.00%) Windows
5 10 (25.00%) SAP
5 10 (25.00%) Intel
5 10 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 9 (22.50%) ISPF
6 9 (22.50%) JCL
6 9 (22.50%) Lotus
6 9 (22.50%) ITIL
6 9 (22.50%) Linux
6 9 (22.50%) IBM Notes
7 8 (20.00%) AIX
7 8 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (17.50%) AS400
8 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
9 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (12.50%) Solaris
10 4 (10.00%) SLA
10 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
10 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
10 4 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
11 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
11 3 (7.50%) Hedge funds
11 3 (7.50%) Control-M
11 3 (7.50%) WAN

Computer Operator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 9 (22.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (17.50%) AS400
3 4 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (7.50%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.50%) iSeries
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) UNIX
2 12 (30.00%) Windows
3 9 (22.50%) Linux
4 8 (20.00%) AIX
5 5 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.50%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.50%) Control-M
2 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) IBM
2 10 (25.00%) Intel
2 10 (25.00%) SAP
3 9 (22.50%) Lotus
4 3 (7.50%) Veritas
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Sun
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
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