The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 121 127 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 22 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.87% 0.79% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 1.32% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 15
Average salary £47,500 £44,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.34% +18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £37,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,750 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £31,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -5.97%
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1353 1291 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.31% 59.71% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1005 1047
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Lotus
Berkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lotus across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Lotus Salary Histogram in Reading

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 50 (98.04%) Windows
2 39 (76.47%) IBM Notes
3 26 (50.98%) MS Exchange
3 26 (50.98%) SQL
4 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
5 19 (37.25%) Lotus Domino
6 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (31.37%) Degree
7 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
8 15 (29.41%) ARCserve
9 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (27.45%) NetApp
10 13 (25.49%) Veritas
10 13 (25.49%) Legato
10 13 (25.49%) Firewall
11 12 (23.53%) Citrix
11 12 (23.53%) Linux
11 12 (23.53%) SharePoint
11 12 (23.53%) Oracle
12 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
12 11 (21.57%) Blackberry
13 10 (19.61%) Apple
13 10 (19.61%) VMware
13 10 (19.61%) UNIX
13 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
14 9 (17.65%) Time Management
14 9 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
14 9 (17.65%) DHCP
15 8 (15.69%) Cisco

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 39 (76.47%) IBM Notes
2 26 (50.98%) MS Exchange
3 19 (37.25%) Lotus Domino
4 12 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (13.73%) Lync
5 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (9.80%) Apache
8 4 (7.84%) IIS
8 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) Firewall
2 9 (17.65%) DHCP
3 5 (9.80%) SAN
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
2 5 (9.80%) DB2
3 4 (7.84%) Informix
3 4 (7.84%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) German Language
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
4 2 (3.92%) French Language
5 1 (1.96%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Technical Support
2 12 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Support Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Messaging Specialist
4 7 (13.73%) Messaging Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Exchange Specialist
6 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.84%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) UNIX Support
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Customer Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) IT Support
9 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.84%) Replication
3 4 (7.84%) Celerra
4 3 (5.88%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (98.04%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (23.53%) Linux
5 10 (19.61%) UNIX
5 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.80%) AIX
6 5 (9.80%) HPUX
6 5 (9.80%) Solaris
7 4 (7.84%) SUSE
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Time Management
2 8 (15.69%) Project Planning
3 7 (13.73%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) E-Discovery
5 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.92%) Project Management
6 2 (3.92%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.92%) Data Management
7 1 (1.96%) Cyber Security
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
3 5 (9.80%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) MCSE
3 5 (9.80%) MCITP
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) ARCserve
2 13 (25.49%) Legato
3 6 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (11.76%) SCOM
4 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) NetApp
3 13 (25.49%) Veritas
4 12 (23.53%) Citrix
4 12 (23.53%) Oracle
5 10 (19.61%) Apple
5 10 (19.61%) VMware
6 8 (15.69%) Cisco
7 7 (13.73%) Symantec
8 6 (11.76%) EMC
8 6 (11.76%) IronPort
9 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
9 5 (9.80%) Sybase
9 5 (9.80%) HP
9 5 (9.80%) Dell
10 4 (7.84%) SAP
11 2 (3.92%) Sophos
11 2 (3.92%) Avaya
11 2 (3.92%) IBM
12 1 (1.96%) Huawei