The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Computer Operator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Operator
Rank 918 949 1008
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Operator 26 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.022% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.023% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 3
Median salary £20,000 £32,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.98% +7.50%
UK excluding London median salary £18,000 £27,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +42.10%

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
99004 106428 116772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83229 86820 94728
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Computer Operator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Computer Operator in the job title.

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 3 May 2016 within the UK.

Computer Operator Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Operator
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Operator within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +22 22 £18,000 -45.45%
London +6 8 £30,000 -14.28%
South East - 7 £18,000 -
Brighton - 7 £18,000 -
Hove - 7 £18,000 -
East Sussex - 7 £18,000 -
City of London +61 4 £25,000 +11.11%
Scotland +11 4 £23,000 -6.12%
Glasgow 0 4 £23,000 -6.12%
Yorkshire +10 3 £20,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £20,000 -
Harrogate - 3 £20,000 -
Northamptonshire +9 2 £22,500 -2.17%
East Midlands +9 2 £22,500 -2.17%
Coventry +1 2 £22,000 -18.51%
West Midlands -26 2 £22,000 -33.33%
Northampton - 2 £22,500 -

Computer Operator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Computer Operator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Computer Operator in the job title.

1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) IBM
3 16 (37.21%) Finance
4 14 (32.56%) Oracle
4 14 (32.56%) MS Office
4 14 (32.56%) Unix
5 13 (30.23%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (27.91%) Windows
7 9 (20.93%) Mainframe
7 9 (20.93%) AS400
8 8 (18.60%) ITIL
9 6 (13.95%) Linux
9 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
10 5 (11.63%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (11.63%) iSeries
10 5 (11.63%) SLA
11 4 (9.30%) NetBackup
11 4 (9.30%) Service Management
11 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
11 4 (9.30%) Retail
11 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
11 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
11 4 (9.30%) Control-M
11 4 (9.30%) Veritas
11 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (9.30%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
12 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds

Computer Operator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.33%) assyst
2 1 (2.33%) Maximo
2 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) DB2
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) ISPF
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) AS400
1 9 (20.93%) Mainframe
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.63%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (11.63%) iSeries
4 3 (6.98%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.65%) EPoS
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Unix
2 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) MVS
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
2 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.30%) Service Management
3 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.65%) High Availability
5 1 (2.33%) Migration
5 1 (2.33%) Release Management
5 1 (2.33%) Server Patching
5 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Control-M
1 4 (9.30%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.98%) SCOM
2 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.33%) OpenView
3 1 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) IBM
3 14 (32.56%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) Veritas
5 3 (6.98%) Intel
5 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) Lotus
6 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) BMC
7 1 (2.33%) Remedy
7 1 (2.33%) VMware