The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 132 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 5 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.50% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £32,500 £43,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
Lotus
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1301 1202 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.35% 52.35% 47.48%
Number of salaries quoted 923 903 827
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lotus
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Lotus Salary Trend in Reading

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) SAP
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (10.00%) SaaS
6 1 (10.00%) PaaS
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) German Language
6 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
6 1 (10.00%) Celerra
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) BT
6 1 (10.00%) SUSE
6 1 (10.00%) Replication

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Informix
2 1 (10.00%) MaxDB
General
1 1 (10.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (60.00%) Administrator
2 6 (60.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Desktop Support
2 6 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (60.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Desktop Support Administrator
2 6 (60.00%) Desktop Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Celerra
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) HPUX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) SUSE
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
1 1 (10.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Legato
1 1 (10.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) SAP
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
1 7 (70.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow