The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 96 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 6 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% 1.19% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 2.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 0
Average salary £42,500 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.91% -10.29%
Lotus
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
499 822 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.86% 44.60% 45.44%
Number of salaries quoted 418 684 557
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,950 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Lotus
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Lotus Salary Trend in Cheshire

Lotus
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) CommVault
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) IT Support
2 4 (50.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (37.50%) IT Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Support
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Lotus Notes Support
5 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) CommVault
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp