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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Operator
Rank 206 - 201
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Operator 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% - 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £33,000 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,930 £22,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.50%
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
5211 5256 4584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.33% 94.70% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4330 4472 3918
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 - 6 £33,000 -
Computer Operator
England

Computer Operator
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 8 (100.00%) Intel
1 8 (100.00%) Lotus
2 5 (62.50%) Mainframe
2 5 (62.50%) Tivoli
2 5 (62.50%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (62.50%) Control-M
2 5 (62.50%) BMC
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) DB2
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) JCL
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) Maximo
3 3 (37.50%) assyst
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) ISPF
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) AS400
4 2 (25.00%) MVS

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maximo
1 3 (37.50%) assyst
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
1 3 (37.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) AS400
2 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Tivoli
1 5 (62.50%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (62.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Intel
1 8 (100.00%) Lotus
2 5 (62.50%) BMC
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy