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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 190 192 187
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 21 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.75% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 12
Average salary £33,000 £62,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.20% +95.31%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £37,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +20.96%
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
2784 2814 2510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.37% 50.43% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2385 2094
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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
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 20 August 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 +31 15 £33,000 +40.42%
Worcestershire - 4 £28,000 -
Staffordshire -12 1 £29,500 -16.90%
Coventry - 1 £23,500 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 16 (50.00%) UNIX
2 16 (50.00%) Intel
3 12 (37.50%) IBM
3 12 (37.50%) Mainframe
4 11 (34.38%) Windows
5 10 (31.25%) Lotus Domino
5 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) BMC
6 9 (28.13%) Tivoli
6 9 (28.13%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (28.13%) Control-M
6 9 (28.13%) Degree
7 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (25.00%) Web Development
7 8 (25.00%) VMware
7 8 (25.00%) SLA
7 8 (25.00%) MS Office
7 8 (25.00%) C#
7 8 (25.00%) HTML
7 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) .NET
8 7 (21.88%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (21.88%) Aerospace
8 7 (21.88%) Automotive
8 7 (21.88%) JCL
8 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 10 (31.25%) Lotus Domino
2 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) SAS
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (12.50%) Maximo
2 4 (12.50%) assyst
3 1 (3.13%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) DDNS
4 1 (3.13%) NAS
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 7 (21.88%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (21.88%) Aerospace
1 7 (21.88%) Automotive
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Operator
1 8 (25.00%) Systems Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Mainframe Operator
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Support
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Assistant
5 2 (6.25%) IT Assistant
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Support Assistant
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Telephony Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) CSS
2 7 (21.88%) ISPF
3 4 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.63%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
4 3 (9.38%) Digital Media
5 2 (6.25%) iPhone
5 2 (6.25%) AS400
6 1 (3.13%) Clustering
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) UNIX
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) MVS
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Web Development
2 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C#
1 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) CCA
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Tivoli
1 9 (28.13%) BMC PATROL
1 9 (28.13%) Control-M
2 4 (12.50%) OpenView
2 4 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Intel
2 12 (37.50%) IBM
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) BMC
4 8 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (18.75%) Remedy
6 5 (15.63%) HP
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (9.38%) Citrix
9 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
9 2 (6.25%) SAP
9 2 (6.25%) Cisco
10 1 (3.13%) Dell
10 1 (3.13%) Mitel
10 1 (3.13%) Altiris
10 1 (3.13%) NetApp
10 1 (3.13%) Veritas
10 1 (3.13%) Symantec