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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframe Operator
Rank 934 974 -
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Operator 6 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.012% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.012% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 0
Median salary £23,250 £33,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.54% -
UK excluding London median salary £23,250 £33,000 -
% change year-on-year
-29.54% -

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
99119 108062 116837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83362 88174 94782
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% -

Mainframe Operator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe Operator over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 within the UK.

Mainframe Operator Salary Histogram in the UK

Mainframe Operator
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe Operator within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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 -1 5 £23,250 -29.54%
East Midlands +18 4 £23,250 -
Northamptonshire +12 4 £23,250 -
Wellingborough - 4 £23,250 -
Brighton - 1 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
South East - 1 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £23,000 -
Scotland - 1 £23,000 -

Mainframe Operator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Mainframe 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 Mainframe Operator in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 10 (90.91%) IBM
3 8 (72.73%) JCL
3 8 (72.73%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
4 7 (63.64%) AS400
5 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
5 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (54.55%) Control-M
6 5 (45.45%) MVS
7 2 (18.18%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (18.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Intel
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
7 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 2 (18.18%) ISPF
7 2 (18.18%) Lotus
8 1 (9.09%) Service Management
8 1 (9.09%) Unicenter
8 1 (9.09%) Remedy
8 1 (9.09%) QA
8 1 (9.09%) Release Management
8 1 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (9.09%) SAS

Mainframe 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 (18.18%) IBM Notes
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (72.73%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (63.64%) AS400
3 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) MVS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Release Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JCL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (18.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (18.18%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Control-M
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) OpenView
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (9.09%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Intel
2 2 (18.18%) Lotus
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) Compuware
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) VMware