The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 67 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 8 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.32% 4.31% 4.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 10.03% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 29
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £30,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
LAMP
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
240 309 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 39.54% 42.92% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 222 272 222
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

LAMP
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Sheffield

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Sheffield

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) Apache
3 18 (54.55%) MySQL
4 17 (51.52%) PHP
5 15 (45.45%) Windows
6 13 (39.39%) Tomcat
6 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
6 13 (39.39%) Firewall
6 13 (39.39%) VMware
6 13 (39.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell
6 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
7 12 (36.36%) vSphere
7 12 (36.36%) Python
8 11 (33.33%) IBM
8 11 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (33.33%) IBM XIV
9 10 (30.30%) NAS
9 10 (30.30%) SAN
9 10 (30.30%) NetApp
10 9 (27.27%) Symantec
10 9 (27.27%) Perl
10 9 (27.27%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
11 8 (24.24%) HP
11 8 (24.24%) EMC
11 8 (24.24%) Git (software)

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 22 (66.67%) Apache
2 13 (39.39%) Tomcat
3 5 (15.15%) nginx
4 4 (12.12%) CloudStack
5 3 (9.09%) JBoss
5 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
6 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.03%) Confluence
7 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) NAS
2 10 (30.30%) SAN
3 5 (15.15%) Internet
3 5 (15.15%) IPv4
4 4 (12.12%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.09%) HTTP
5 3 (9.09%) LDAP
5 3 (9.09%) VLAN
5 3 (9.09%) VPN
6 2 (6.06%) DNS
7 1 (3.03%) BGP
7 1 (3.03%) DHCP
7 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.03%) FTP
7 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.03%) MPLS
7 1 (3.03%) OSPF
7 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) MySQL
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.15%) Informix
4 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
1 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) Subversion
3 3 (9.09%) Hudson
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) JMeter
4 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.06%) Xdebug
5 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Administrator
2 8 (24.24%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) Developer
5 5 (15.15%) PHP Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Leader
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Digital Developer
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Lead PHP Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Linux Scripter
8 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (27.27%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (15.15%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (15.15%) Web Services
4 4 (12.12%) .NET
5 3 (9.09%) CSS
5 3 (9.09%) HTML
5 3 (9.09%) Laravel
6 2 (6.06%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (6.06%) RESTful
6 2 (6.06%) Symfony
7 1 (3.03%) CakePHP
7 1 (3.03%) jQuery
7 1 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
2 11 (33.33%) IBM XIV
3 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.06%) CLARiiON
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.03%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (21.21%) Network Architecture
2 5 (15.15%) OO
2 5 (15.15%) TDD
2 5 (15.15%) Workflow
3 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.12%) Line Management
3 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.12%) MVC
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Web Development
4 3 (9.09%) Coaching
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Scrum
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) PHP
2 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell
3 12 (36.36%) Python
4 9 (27.27%) Perl
5 7 (21.21%) Java
6 4 (12.12%) Go
6 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 3 (9.09%) Ruby
8 2 (6.06%) SQL
9 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (15.15%) CCDE
2 5 (15.15%) CCIE
2 5 (15.15%) CCNP
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) CCSP
3 4 (12.12%) CISSP
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (36.36%) vSphere
3 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.06%) BIND 9
4 2 (6.06%) Docker
4 2 (6.06%) KVM
4 2 (6.06%) qmail
4 2 (6.06%) Xen
5 1 (3.03%) NFS
5 1 (3.03%) Samba
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (21.21%) Puppet
3 6 (18.18%) Nagios
4 4 (12.12%) Graphite
4 4 (12.12%) Opsview
5 3 (9.09%) Grafana
5 3 (9.09%) Salt
6 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
6 2 (6.06%) Pingdom
7 1 (3.03%) Ansible
7 1 (3.03%) Cacti
7 1 (3.03%) OpenView
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
1 13 (39.39%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) IBM
3 10 (30.30%) NetApp
4 9 (27.27%) Symantec
5 8 (24.24%) EMC
5 8 (24.24%) HP
6 7 (21.21%) Cisco
7 3 (9.09%) F5
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) New Relic
8 2 (6.06%) Veritas
9 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.03%) Spiceworks