The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 48 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 14 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.52% 2.31% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.61% 4.86% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 1
Average salary £52,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% +10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
LAMP
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
111 247 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.96% 47.50% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 92 164 125
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 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

LAMP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Watford

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 26 (100.00%) Perl
1 26 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 26 (100.00%) Unix
1 26 (100.00%) MySQL
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
1 26 (100.00%) Apache
1 26 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 26 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 26 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 26 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 26 (100.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 25 (96.15%) ITIL
2 25 (96.15%) IBM
2 25 (96.15%) Java
3 24 (92.31%) MS Office
3 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 24 (92.31%) FTP
3 24 (92.31%) Problem Management
4 14 (53.85%) JDBC
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) DB2
4 14 (53.85%) Windows
4 14 (53.85%) AIX
4 14 (53.85%) Solaris
5 12 (46.15%) SSH
5 12 (46.15%) Clustering
5 12 (46.15%) Plesk
5 12 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (46.15%) qmail

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 26 (100.00%) Apache
1 26 (100.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 26 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 26 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 26 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (11.54%) Jetty
Applications
1 24 (92.31%) MS Office
2 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) FTP
2 12 (46.15%) DNS
2 12 (46.15%) SSH
2 12 (46.15%) SSL
3 3 (11.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) MySQL
2 14 (53.85%) DB2
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Linux Support
2 13 (50.00%) AIX Support
2 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Linux Scripter
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Unix Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Unix Scripter
2 13 (50.00%) Unix Support
2 13 (50.00%) Unix Support Analyst
3 12 (46.15%) Administrator
3 12 (46.15%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (34.62%) Applications Support
4 9 (34.62%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (34.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (34.62%) Unix Administrator
4 9 (34.62%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 8 (30.77%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (30.77%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (53.85%) JDBC
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
1 26 (100.00%) Unix
2 14 (53.85%) AIX
2 14 (53.85%) Solaris
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) ITIL
2 24 (92.31%) Problem Management
3 10 (38.46%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 26 (100.00%) Perl
2 25 (96.15%) Java
3 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) PHP
4 12 (46.15%) Shell Script
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Postfix
1 12 (46.15%) qmail
1 12 (46.15%) Sendmail
2 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Plesk
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (96.15%) IBM
3 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
5 11 (42.31%) VMware
6 3 (11.54%) Splunk