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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 236 204 207
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +3
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 3 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.048% 0.30% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.64% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 4
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,000 £33,625
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -1.85%
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
2865 2512 2318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.91% 46.98% 47.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2178 2072 1905
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 29 April 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 -13 2 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 13 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Incident Management
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Intel
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) JCL
7 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
7 2 (15.38%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (15.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (15.38%) ISPF
8 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 1 (7.69%) QA
8 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (7.69%) Release Management
8 1 (7.69%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) WebSphere

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 13 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) assyst
1 1 (7.69%) Maximo
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 4 (30.77%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Operator
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe Operator
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Support
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Messaging Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) ISPF
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
1 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JCL
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (15.38%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView
1 1 (7.69%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Intel
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas