The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Operator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Operator in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Operator
Rank 883 898 888
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Operator 12 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.001% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £42,500 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary - £65,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.34%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Operator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Operator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Operator
Salary Trend

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

Network Operator Salary Trend in the UK

Network Operator
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Operator within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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
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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 +19 12 £42,500 -34.61%
South East +13 9 - -
Berkshire +13 9 - -
Reading +12 9 - -
London - 3 £42,500 -
City of London - 3 £42,500 -

Network Operator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network 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 Network Operator in their job title.

1 25 (89.29%) LTE
1 25 (89.29%) Network Architecture
2 22 (78.57%) 4G
2 22 (78.57%) 3G
2 22 (78.57%) Line Management
3 21 (75.00%) Project Management
3 21 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (10.71%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (10.71%) Multicast
4 3 (10.71%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (10.71%) Economics
4 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 3 (10.71%) SWOT Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Network Security
4 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (10.71%) Finance
4 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
4 3 (10.71%) 3GPP
4 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) IPv6
4 3 (10.71%) CCNA
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design

Network Operator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network 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 Network Operator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) LTE
2 22 (78.57%) 4G
2 22 (78.57%) 3G
3 21 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (10.71%) Multicast
4 3 (10.71%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (10.71%) 3GPP
4 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) IPv6
4 3 (10.71%) Network Security
4 3 (10.71%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (3.57%) VoLTE
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Network Architecture
2 22 (78.57%) Line Management
3 21 (75.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) SWOT Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CCNA
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.71%) Red Hat