The first table below looks at the demand for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank - 52 34
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 0.51% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.11% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £30,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 180 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 49.81% 46.04% 58.76%
Number of salaries quoted 115 111 90
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAMP
Cheshire

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

LAMP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Chester

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing LAMP 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 LAMP.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Compaq
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) RHCE
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Squid
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing LAMP 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 LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Web Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Project Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) RHCE
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Compaq
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) Foundry