The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IBM Lotus Software.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 80 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 16 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.41% 0.10% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £29,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £37,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +22.31%
Lotus
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
616 587 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 54.42% 60.64% 62.49%
Number of salaries quoted 517 549 578
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lotus across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Lotus
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lotus across the Bedfordshire region.

Lotus Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Lotus
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
Bedford +5 14 £29,000 -
Luton -9 2 - -
Lotus
East of England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Lotus also 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 that cited Lotus.

1 49 (98.00%) Lotus Domino
2 48 (96.00%) Citrix
3 47 (94.00%) Windows
3 47 (94.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (94.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (90.00%) WAN
4 45 (90.00%) DHCP
4 45 (90.00%) VPN
4 45 (90.00%) DNS
4 45 (90.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 44 (88.00%) VMware
6 43 (86.00%) LAN
6 43 (86.00%) McAfee
7 38 (76.00%) SAN
7 38 (76.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 38 (76.00%) Android
7 38 (76.00%) vSphere
7 38 (76.00%) Windows Phone 8
7 38 (76.00%) Windows Phone
8 37 (74.00%) MCSE
8 37 (74.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (72.00%) Symantec
9 36 (72.00%) Firewall
9 36 (72.00%) SecurID
10 34 (68.00%) VMS
10 34 (68.00%) Blackberry
10 34 (68.00%) Clearswift
10 34 (68.00%) Wi-Fi
10 34 (68.00%) Backup Exec
10 34 (68.00%) McAfee ePO

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Lotus also 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 that cited Lotus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (98.00%) Lotus Domino
2 38 (76.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (26.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (44.00%) MS Office
2 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 45 (90.00%) WAN
1 45 (90.00%) DHCP
1 45 (90.00%) VPN
1 45 (90.00%) DNS
2 43 (86.00%) LAN
3 38 (76.00%) SAN
4 36 (72.00%) Firewall
5 34 (68.00%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (22.00%) VoIP
7 2 (4.00%) ATM
7 2 (4.00%) ISDN
7 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.00%) SMTP
7 2 (4.00%) Wireless
7 2 (4.00%) Frame Relay
7 2 (4.00%) xDSL
7 2 (4.00%) MPLS
7 2 (4.00%) OSPF
7 2 (4.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 39 (78.00%) Network Support
2 31 (62.00%) Network Engineer
3 29 (58.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 29 (58.00%) PC Support
4 25 (50.00%) PC Engineer
5 23 (46.00%) Analyst
5 23 (46.00%) Support Analyst
6 17 (34.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 17 (34.00%) Network Analyst
7 14 (28.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 14 (28.00%) Support Engineer
7 14 (28.00%) PC Support Engineer
8 12 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 11 (22.00%) Server Analyst
9 11 (22.00%) Server Support
9 11 (22.00%) Server Support Analyst
9 11 (22.00%) Server Engineer
10 7 (14.00%) Administrator
11 4 (8.00%) Network Administrator
11 4 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 36 (72.00%) SecurID
2 34 (68.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (94.00%) Windows
1 47 (94.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 47 (94.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 38 (76.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 38 (76.00%) Windows Phone
2 38 (76.00%) Android
3 34 (68.00%) VMS
4 18 (36.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.00%) Migration
3 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 37 (74.00%) MCSE
1 37 (74.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.00%) CCA
2 3 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 45 (90.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 38 (76.00%) vSphere
3 18 (36.00%) XenApp
4 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 34 (68.00%) Backup Exec
1 34 (68.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) Citrix
2 44 (88.00%) VMware
3 43 (86.00%) McAfee
4 36 (72.00%) Symantec
5 34 (68.00%) Clearswift
6 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) Dell
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco
7 2 (4.00%) Avaya
7 2 (4.00%) Juniper
7 2 (4.00%) Veritas
7 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.00%) BT
7 2 (4.00%) 3Com
7 2 (4.00%) Websense
7 2 (4.00%) Brocade
7 2 (4.00%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.00%) Aruba
7 2 (4.00%) F5