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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 107 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 16 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.88% - 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% - 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £21,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £33,750 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.87%
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
839 671 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.10% 42.31% 45.20%
Number of salaries quoted 672 502 633
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Warrington - 13 £18,500 -
Sandbach - 2 - -
Crewe - 1 £24,000 -
Lotus
North West

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 26 (86.67%) ITIL
3 23 (76.67%) MCP
4 21 (70.00%) MS Office
4 21 (70.00%) MS Excel
4 21 (70.00%) SLA
4 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (70.00%) OpenView
4 21 (70.00%) HP
4 21 (70.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 21 (70.00%) Service Management
4 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (30.00%) Local Government
5 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (30.00%) Windows
6 8 (26.67%) SCCM
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
8 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 5 (16.67%) CRM
8 5 (16.67%) LAN
8 5 (16.67%) WAN
8 5 (16.67%) VPN
8 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 5 (16.67%) NetApp
8 5 (16.67%) Symantec
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 21 (70.00%) MS Office
1 21 (70.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
1 5 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (30.00%) Local Government
2 2 (6.67%) French Language
2 2 (6.67%) Norwegian Language
2 2 (6.67%) Spanish Language
2 2 (6.67%) Swedish Language
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
1 21 (70.00%) Service Analyst
1 21 (70.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.33%) IT Administrator
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) ITIL
2 21 (70.00%) Service Management
3 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.67%) CRM
4 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) MCP
2 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.67%) CCA
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (70.00%) OpenView
1 21 (70.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (26.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (70.00%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) NetApp
2 5 (16.67%) Symantec
2 5 (16.67%) Dell
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
4 2 (6.67%) Websense
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco