The table below looks at the statistics for the Mainframe Operator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe Operator in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframe Operator
Rank 887 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Operator 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £33,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 - -

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Mainframe Operator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mainframe Operator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mainframe Operator
Salary Trend

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

Mainframe Operator Salary Trend in the UK

Mainframe Operator
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe Operator within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Warwickshire - 7 £33,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £33,000 -
England - 7 £33,000 -
Warwick - 3 £33,000 -

Mainframe Operator
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mainframe 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 Mainframe Operator in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 7 (100.00%) Intel
1 7 (100.00%) Lotus
1 7 (100.00%) JCL
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) ISPF
2 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
3 4 (57.14%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (57.14%) OpenView
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) SAS
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management

Mainframe Operator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mainframe 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 Mainframe Operator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (57.14%) SAS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) OpenView
1 4 (57.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Intel
1 7 (100.00%) Lotus
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) HP