The table below looks at the statistics for the Computer Operator role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 216 207 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Operator 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £34,330 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £33,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-28.03% +46.66%
Computer Operator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5282 5120 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.80% 95.42% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4242 4382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Computer Operator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Operator in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Computer Operator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Computer Operator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Operator across the West Midlands region.

Computer Operator Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Computer Operator
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Operator within the West Midlands region 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
(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 0 2 £34,330 +4.03%
Computer Operator
England

Computer Operator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 13 (92.86%) UNIX
1 13 (92.86%) IBM
1 13 (92.86%) Incident Management
2 12 (85.71%) ISPF
2 12 (85.71%) Intel
2 12 (85.71%) Lotus
2 12 (85.71%) JCL
2 12 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 12 (85.71%) IBM Notes
2 12 (85.71%) Time Sharing Option
2 12 (85.71%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) SAS
4 5 (35.71%) OpenView
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) SLA
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Release Management
4 5 (35.71%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (7.14%) iSeries
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) AS400

Computer Operator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 (85.71%) IBM Notes
2 5 (35.71%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Incident Management
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Time Sharing Option
1 12 (85.71%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) OpenView
1 5 (35.71%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) IBM
2 12 (85.71%) Intel
2 12 (85.71%) Lotus
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) HP