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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 131 126 135
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.25% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.59% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £31,250 £47,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +106.52%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +2.85%
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1248 1182 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.31% 52.28% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 866 905 938
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
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 24 July 2014.

Lotus Salary Histogram in Reading

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) IBM Notes
3 15 (71.43%) SQL
4 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) Lotus Domino
6 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 9 (42.86%) Oracle
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (38.10%) SAP
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) UNIX
8 6 (28.57%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (23.81%) MySQL
10 4 (19.05%) German Language
10 4 (19.05%) Sybase
10 4 (19.05%) DB2
10 4 (19.05%) AIX
10 4 (19.05%) HPUX
10 4 (19.05%) Solaris
10 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
10 4 (19.05%) NetApp
11 3 (14.29%) Veritas
11 3 (14.29%) EMC
11 3 (14.29%) Legato
11 3 (14.29%) ARCserve

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 19 (90.48%) IBM Notes
2 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
3 10 (47.62%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.52%) Lync
4 2 (9.52%) Apache
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MySQL
3 4 (19.05%) DB2
4 3 (14.29%) Informix
4 3 (14.29%) MaxDB
General
1 4 (19.05%) German Language
2 2 (9.52%) French Language
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Technical Support
2 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support
3 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (23.81%) Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Desktop Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX Support
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Replication
1 3 (14.29%) Celerra
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) AIX
4 4 (19.05%) HPUX
4 4 (19.05%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) SUSE
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) E-Discovery
1 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) ITSM
2 1 (4.76%) Service Management
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCITP
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Legato
1 3 (14.29%) ARCserve
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) SAP
5 6 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (19.05%) Sybase
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (19.05%) NetApp
7 3 (14.29%) Veritas
7 3 (14.29%) EMC
8 2 (9.52%) IronPort
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco
8 2 (9.52%) HP
8 2 (9.52%) Dell
8 2 (9.52%) Symantec
9 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
9 1 (4.76%) BT
9 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
9 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
9 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow