The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 191 187 179
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 31 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.32% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 0.63% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 23
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +60.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £37,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £61,000 £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +27.11%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2905 2691 2263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.54% 50.60% 48.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2451 2291 1910
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Lotus
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lotus Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Lotus
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lotus across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Lotus Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Lotus
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Warwickshire - 20 £33,000 -
Staffordshire -12 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Birmingham -19 3 £53,000 +17.77%
Solihull 0 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Coventry - 2 £19,000 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 53 (96.36%) IBM Notes
2 26 (47.27%) IBM
3 24 (43.64%) Intel
3 24 (43.64%) UNIX
4 22 (40.00%) Windows
5 20 (36.36%) Mainframe
6 15 (27.27%) SLA
6 15 (27.27%) JCL
6 15 (27.27%) Lotus Domino
6 15 (27.27%) ISPF
7 13 (23.64%) Incident Management
7 13 (23.64%) VMware
7 13 (23.64%) MS Office
7 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
8 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
9 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 10 (18.18%) Degree
10 10 (18.18%) HTML
10 10 (18.18%) CSS
11 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
11 9 (16.36%) .NET
11 9 (16.36%) SAS
11 9 (16.36%) OpenView
11 9 (16.36%) HP
11 9 (16.36%) Tivoli
11 9 (16.36%) BMC PATROL
11 9 (16.36%) Control-M
11 9 (16.36%) BMC

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 53 (96.36%) IBM Notes
2 15 (27.27%) Lotus Domino
3 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
3 9 (16.36%) SAS
4 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Office
2 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (7.27%) Maximo
2 4 (7.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (7.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) LAN
2 3 (5.45%) WAN
3 2 (3.64%) DHCP
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) NAS
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) DB2
2 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (12.73%) Aerospace
1 7 (12.73%) Automotive
1 7 (12.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Mainframe Operator
2 11 (20.00%) Computer Operator
3 10 (18.18%) Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Systems Developer
5 6 (10.91%) IT Support
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Support
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Support Manager
8 3 (5.45%) IT Support Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Support Assistant
9 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Resource Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) ISPF
2 10 (18.18%) HTML
2 10 (18.18%) CSS
3 9 (16.36%) .NET
4 4 (7.27%) Middleware
5 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.82%) jQuery
6 1 (1.82%) HTML5
6 1 (1.82%) CSS3
6 1 (1.82%) Ajax
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.82%) JSP
6 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Mainframe
2 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (5.45%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.64%) iPhone
5 2 (3.64%) AS400
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) UNIX
2 22 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.91%) MVS
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Incident Management
2 9 (16.36%) Migration
3 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
3 7 (12.73%) Web Development
3 7 (12.73%) Release Management
4 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.27%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.27%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.45%) ERP
7 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.64%) Line Management
7 2 (3.64%) People Management
8 1 (1.82%) Wealth Management
8 1 (1.82%) OOP
8 1 (1.82%) OO
8 1 (1.82%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) JCL
2 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.55%) C#
3 8 (14.55%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) LotusScript
5 2 (3.64%) Formula Language
6 1 (1.82%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) MUMPS
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) SLA
2 7 (12.73%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) OpenView
1 9 (16.36%) Tivoli
1 9 (16.36%) BMC PATROL
1 9 (16.36%) Control-M
1 9 (16.36%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) IBM
2 24 (43.64%) Intel
3 13 (23.64%) VMware
4 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.36%) HP
5 9 (16.36%) BMC
6 6 (10.91%) Remedy
7 4 (7.27%) Google
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle
8 3 (5.45%) Citrix
9 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
9 2 (3.64%) SAP
10 1 (1.82%) Dell
10 1 (1.82%) Altiris
10 1 (1.82%) InterSystems
10 1 (1.82%) Veritas
10 1 (1.82%) Symantec