The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 113 112 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 26 31 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.20% 1.54% 2.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.81% 3.85% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 41
Average salary £50,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
LAMP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
683 805 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.42% 39.89% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 591 615 641
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 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
Watford +11 13 £52,500 +35.48%
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £55,000 -
Hertford - 2 £27,500 -
LAMP
East of England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 53 (100.00%) MySQL
2 39 (73.58%) PHP
2 39 (73.58%) Linux
3 38 (71.70%) Apache
4 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
5 30 (56.60%) Perl
5 30 (56.60%) Unix
5 30 (56.60%) Oracle
5 30 (56.60%) Bash Shell
6 29 (54.72%) ITIL
7 28 (52.83%) Java
7 28 (52.83%) FTP
8 26 (49.06%) WebSphere MQ
8 26 (49.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 26 (49.06%) Tomcat
8 26 (49.06%) WebSphere
8 26 (49.06%) Apache ServiceMix
9 25 (47.17%) IBM
10 24 (45.28%) MS Office
10 24 (45.28%) Problem Management
11 22 (41.51%) SQL
12 18 (33.96%) Windows
13 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
13 16 (30.19%) DNS
13 16 (30.19%) SSL
13 16 (30.19%) SSH
13 16 (30.19%) Clustering
13 16 (30.19%) Sendmail
14 15 (28.30%) Web Services
14 15 (28.30%) JavaScript

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 38 (71.70%) Apache
2 26 (49.06%) Apache ServiceMix
2 26 (49.06%) Tomcat
2 26 (49.06%) WebSphere
2 26 (49.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (11.32%) WordPress
4 4 (7.55%) IIS
4 4 (7.55%) Joomla!
4 4 (7.55%) Moodle
4 4 (7.55%) nginx
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (5.66%) Jetty
5 3 (5.66%) Liferay
5 3 (5.66%) SugarCRM
6 2 (3.77%) CMS
6 2 (3.77%) Drupal
Applications
1 24 (45.28%) MS Office
2 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon S3
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (5.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (52.83%) FTP
2 16 (30.19%) DNS
2 16 (30.19%) SSH
2 16 (30.19%) SSL
3 8 (15.09%) Firewall
3 8 (15.09%) SMTP
4 4 (7.55%) IMAP
4 4 (7.55%) POP3
4 4 (7.55%) SAN
4 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) MySQL
2 14 (26.42%) DB2
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) PHPUnit
2 3 (5.66%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.77%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Administrator
1 16 (30.19%) Developer
1 16 (30.19%) Systems Administrator
2 15 (28.30%) Analyst
3 14 (26.42%) Linux Support
4 13 (24.53%) AIX Support
4 13 (24.53%) Linux Administrator
4 13 (24.53%) Linux Scripter
4 13 (24.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 13 (24.53%) SQL Analyst
4 13 (24.53%) SQL Support Analyst
4 13 (24.53%) Support Analyst
4 13 (24.53%) Unix Analyst
4 13 (24.53%) Unix Scripter
4 13 (24.53%) Unix Support
4 13 (24.53%) Unix Support Analyst
5 11 (20.75%) PHP Developer
6 9 (16.98%) Applications Support
6 9 (16.98%) Unix Administrator
6 9 (16.98%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) WebSphere MQ
2 15 (28.30%) Web Services
3 14 (26.42%) JDBC
4 13 (24.53%) Laravel
5 9 (16.98%) CodeIgniter
6 7 (13.21%) CSS
6 7 (13.21%) HTML
6 7 (13.21%) XML
7 5 (9.43%) Ajax
7 5 (9.43%) jQuery
7 5 (9.43%) RESTful
7 5 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.55%) Alternative PHP Cache
8 4 (7.55%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (7.55%) Symfony
9 3 (5.66%) JSON
10 2 (3.77%) CakePHP
10 2 (3.77%) LESS
10 2 (3.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Clustering
2 4 (7.55%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.55%) CMDB
2 4 (7.55%) Reference Data
2 4 (7.55%) Replication
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Linux
2 30 (56.60%) Unix
3 18 (33.96%) Windows
4 14 (26.42%) AIX
4 14 (26.42%) Solaris
5 12 (22.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.55%) CentOS
6 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) ITIL
2 24 (45.28%) Problem Management
3 14 (26.42%) Time Management
4 13 (24.53%) MVC
5 10 (18.87%) Workflow
6 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.55%) CRM
7 4 (7.55%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (7.55%) Data Transformation
7 4 (7.55%) ETL
7 4 (7.55%) ITSM
7 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.55%) Practice Management
7 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
7 4 (7.55%) Service Management
8 3 (5.66%) Line Management
8 3 (5.66%) SDLC
8 3 (5.66%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) PHP
2 30 (56.60%) Bash Shell
2 30 (56.60%) Perl
3 28 (52.83%) Java
4 22 (41.51%) SQL
5 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
6 12 (22.64%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.77%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) VB
7 2 (3.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Sendmail
2 12 (22.64%) Postfix
2 12 (22.64%) qmail
3 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.55%) iptables
4 4 (7.55%) Varnish
4 4 (7.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) Plesk
2 4 (7.55%) Cacti
2 4 (7.55%) cPanel
2 4 (7.55%) Nagios
2 4 (7.55%) SCCM
2 4 (7.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 30 (56.60%) Oracle
3 25 (47.17%) IBM
4 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
5 11 (20.75%) VMware
6 4 (7.55%) Altiris
6 4 (7.55%) Citrix
6 4 (7.55%) FrontRange
6 4 (7.55%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (5.66%) Splunk
8 2 (3.77%) Zend