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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Operator
Rank 860 890 865
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Operator 33 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.016% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 6
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £20,000 £21,625
10% offered a salary of more than £34,464 £33,000 £26,250
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £33,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-28.03% +46.66%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +20 33 £24,000 -26.15% 1
London +23 14 £25,000 -23.07%
East Midlands +11 14 £24,000 +11.62%
Northamptonshire +18 13 £24,000 +11.62%
Wellingborough - 7 £24,000 -
City of London - 3 - -
Warwickshire 0 2 £34,330 +4.03%
Warwick -6 2 £34,330 +4.03%
West Midlands -9 2 £34,330 +4.03%
East of England - 2 £19,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £19,500 -
Dunstable - 2 £19,500 -
Yorkshire +8 1 £20,000 - 1
Northampton -4 1 £23,500 +9.30%
North Yorkshire -7 1 £20,000 - 1
Harrogate -11 1 £20,000 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

Computer Operator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (86.44%) UNIX
2 32 (54.24%) Data Centre
3 27 (45.76%) Mainframe
3 27 (45.76%) Finance
4 26 (44.07%) IBM
5 24 (40.68%) AS400
6 21 (35.59%) Tivoli
7 18 (30.51%) SLA
8 15 (25.42%) Windows
8 15 (25.42%) Data Centre Operations
9 13 (22.03%) Intel
9 13 (22.03%) Incident Management
10 12 (20.34%) ISPF
10 12 (20.34%) IBM Mainframe
10 12 (20.34%) JCL
10 12 (20.34%) Lotus
10 12 (20.34%) IBM Notes
10 12 (20.34%) Time Sharing Option
10 12 (20.34%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 11 (18.64%) Banking
12 10 (16.95%) Tandem
12 10 (16.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 8 (13.56%) ITIL
14 6 (10.17%) SAP
14 6 (10.17%) AIX
14 6 (10.17%) Control-M
14 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (10.17%) HP
14 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
15 5 (8.47%) Release Management

Computer Operator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (20.34%) IBM Notes
2 5 (8.47%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) ATM
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
1 1 (1.69%) Structured Cabling
General
1 27 (45.76%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (54.24%) Data Centre
2 27 (45.76%) Mainframe
3 24 (40.68%) AS400
4 12 (20.34%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (16.95%) Tandem
6 5 (8.47%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.69%) EPoS
7 1 (1.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 51 (86.44%) UNIX
2 15 (25.42%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) AIX
4 5 (8.47%) Solaris
4 5 (8.47%) Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Data Centre Operations
2 13 (22.03%) Incident Management
3 8 (13.56%) ITIL
4 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.47%) Release Management
5 5 (8.47%) Migration
6 2 (3.39%) Service Management
6 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.69%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.69%) Data Privacy
7 1 (1.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) JCL
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.51%) SLA
2 5 (8.47%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Time Sharing Option
1 12 (20.34%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 10 (16.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (35.59%) Tivoli
2 6 (10.17%) Control-M
3 5 (8.47%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.47%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.47%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (8.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) IBM
2 13 (22.03%) Intel
3 12 (20.34%) Lotus
4 6 (10.17%) HP
4 6 (10.17%) SAP
5 5 (8.47%) VMware
5 5 (8.47%) Veritas
6 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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