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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 192 178 171
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 24 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.45% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 0.89% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 28
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +47.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,950 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £67,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +13.17%
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
2550 2463 2333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.62% 50.76% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2249 2025 2032
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 December 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 - 15 £33,000 -
Birmingham -15 4 £53,000 -21.48%
Shropshire -3 2 - -
Coventry -10 2 £24,000 -14.28%
Staffordshire -7 1 £32,500 -25.71%
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 49 (96.08%) IBM Notes
2 33 (64.71%) IBM
3 24 (47.06%) Windows
4 23 (45.10%) UNIX
4 23 (45.10%) Intel
4 23 (45.10%) Mainframe
5 21 (41.18%) JCL
5 21 (41.18%) ISPF
6 19 (37.25%) Incident Management
7 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 16 (31.37%) VMware
9 14 (27.45%) SLA
10 12 (23.53%) SAS
10 12 (23.53%) OpenView
10 12 (23.53%) HP
10 12 (23.53%) Migration
10 12 (23.53%) ServiceCenter
11 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
11 10 (19.61%) QA
11 10 (19.61%) Release Management
12 9 (17.65%) Lotus Domino
13 8 (15.69%) MS Office
13 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
13 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
13 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
14 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
14 7 (13.73%) Supplier Management
14 7 (13.73%) Google
14 7 (13.73%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (13.73%) Google Apps

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 49 (96.08%) IBM Notes
2 12 (23.53%) SAS
3 9 (17.65%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (13.73%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.84%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) NAS
3 2 (3.92%) SAN
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) DDNS
4 1 (1.96%) Firewall
4 1 (1.96%) VLAN
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) LAN
4 1 (1.96%) WAN
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
1 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Mainframe Operator
2 10 (19.61%) Computer Operator
3 8 (15.69%) Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Technical Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support
7 3 (5.88%) Support Manager
7 3 (5.88%) IT Support Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.88%) Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) Resource Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) ISPF
2 5 (9.80%) HTML
3 3 (5.88%) CSS
3 3 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (3.92%) .NET
4 2 (3.92%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) HTML5
5 1 (1.96%) CSS3
5 1 (1.96%) JSP
5 1 (1.96%) Ajax
5 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (45.10%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 23 (45.10%) UNIX
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) MVS
4 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.92%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Incident Management
2 12 (23.53%) Migration
3 10 (19.61%) Release Management
4 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
5 7 (13.73%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.88%) ERP
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Line Management
7 2 (3.92%) People Management
8 1 (1.96%) Wealth Management
8 1 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.96%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.96%) OOP
8 1 (1.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) JCL
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) LotusScript
5 2 (3.92%) Formula Language
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) MUMPS
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.96%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) SLA
2 10 (19.61%) QA
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) OpenView
1 12 (23.53%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.92%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (3.92%) Control-M
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) IBM
2 23 (45.10%) Intel
3 16 (31.37%) VMware
4 12 (23.53%) HP
5 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
6 7 (13.73%) Google
7 5 (9.80%) Citrix
8 2 (3.92%) BMC
8 2 (3.92%) Remedy
9 1 (1.96%) InterSystems
9 1 (1.96%) Epicor
9 1 (1.96%) Symantec
9 1 (1.96%) Altiris