The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 184 179 189
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 8 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.22% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.50% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £29,500 £55,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.36% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £25,000 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £55,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1666 1798 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.67% 44.59% 46.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1461 1603
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Lotus
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Lotus Salary Trend in Manchester

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (90.00%) IBM Notes
2 25 (83.33%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
4 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
5 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (33.33%) VMware
6 9 (30.00%) MS Office
7 8 (26.67%) IBM
7 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) Lotus Domino
8 7 (23.33%) Dell
9 6 (20.00%) Citrix
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) SAP
9 6 (20.00%) Advertising
10 5 (16.67%) Lync
10 5 (16.67%) Office 365
10 5 (16.67%) Kaspersky
10 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 5 (16.67%) XenApp
10 5 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (16.67%) IronPort
10 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
10 5 (16.67%) Supplier Management
10 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (16.67%) McAfee
10 5 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (16.67%) Benchmarking
10 5 (16.67%) Symantec

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (90.00%) IBM Notes
2 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (23.33%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (16.67%) Lync
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) SMTP
3 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Ingres
2 3 (10.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (23.33%) Support Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) IT Support
5 5 (16.67%) Messaging Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Systems Manager
6 4 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Technician
8 2 (6.67%) Messaging Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
9 1 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Business Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) SAP Business Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) SAP Business One Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
1 5 (16.67%) Benchmarking
1 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (16.67%) Supplier Management
1 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.00%) ERP
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) OpenUP
4 1 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) MCSE
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.67%) XenApp
3 5 (16.67%) MetaFrame
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (33.33%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) IBM
3 7 (23.33%) Dell
4 6 (20.00%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle
4 6 (20.00%) SAP
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (16.67%) Symantec
5 5 (16.67%) McAfee
5 5 (16.67%) EMC
5 5 (16.67%) IronPort
5 5 (16.67%) Kaspersky
6 2 (6.67%) Sun
6 2 (6.67%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum + benefits
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