The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 228 208 183
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -25
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 7 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.24% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.58% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 27
Average salary £27,500 £34,875 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.14% +4.10%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.49% +3.07%
Lotus
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2697 2409 2357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.36% 41.60% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2133 2030 2027
Average salary £37,500 £39,875 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.95% +6.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lotus
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Lotus Salary Trend in the South West

Lotus
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Somerset +17 5 £27,500 +1.85%
Dorset -18 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £27,500 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) IBM Notes
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) MS Office
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) Sage
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (33.33%) ERP
8 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
9 3 (25.00%) Finance
9 3 (25.00%) VMware
9 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (16.67%) ITIL
10 2 (16.67%) Cisco
10 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 2 (16.67%) NetApp
10 2 (16.67%) Replication
10 2 (16.67%) French Language
10 2 (16.67%) Sage 1000
10 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
11 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 11 (91.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) IT Support
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Sage
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Motorola
5 1 (8.33%) IBM