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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 217 202 179
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 12 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.56% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 14
Average salary £21,000 £33,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.91% -10.29%
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
2507 2317 2124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.04% 45.79% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2060 2028 1686
Average salary £41,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Birmingham +3 8 £21,000 +10.52%
Solihull - 7 £21,000 -
Warwickshire -21 3 £34,083 +3.28%
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
4 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) MS Office
8 5 (26.32%) Citrix
8 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
9 4 (21.05%) VMware
10 3 (15.79%) Intel
10 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (15.79%) Unix
11 2 (10.53%) IBM
11 2 (10.53%) SLA
11 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
11 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
11 2 (10.53%) JCL
11 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (10.53%) ISPF
11 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
11 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
11 2 (10.53%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (10.53%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
12 1 (5.26%) Server Patching
12 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
12 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) assyst
1 1 (5.26%) Maximo
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Service Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 4 (21.05%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (21.05%) IT Support
4 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Operator
5 2 (10.53%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Messaging Support
5 2 (10.53%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Messaging Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) ISPF
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
1 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Release Management
2 1 (5.26%) Server Patching
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JCL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (10.53%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.26%) Control-M
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView
1 1 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (5.26%) Sysprep
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Intel
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) arcserve
6 1 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas