Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Samba skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Samba over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Samba
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1072 1075 1158
Rank change year-on-year +3 +83 -30
Permanent jobs citing Samba 104 118 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.067% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.55% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 91 101 95
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +61.29% -16.22%

Samba is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22,863 21,605 24,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.10% 12.28% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19,029 17,931 20,287
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Samba
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Samba as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Samba in the UK

Samba
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Samba.

Salary trend for Samba in the UK

Samba
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Samba over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Samba in the UK

Samba
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 95 £45,000 -10.00% 5
UK excluding London -18 76 £40,000 -20.00% 3
South West +15 30 £40,000 +17.65%
South East +5 26 £33,750 -38.64%
London -20 19 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Midlands +14 10 £47,500 -5.00% 2
West Midlands -11 9 £47,500 -5.00% 2
North of England - 8 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £32,500 -
East of England -4 2 £40,000 -15.79%
Scotland -51 2 £45,000 +16.13%
North East - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Samba also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Samba.

1 102 (98.08%) Linux
2 64 (61.54%) NFS
3 53 (50.96%) Unix
4 49 (47.12%) VMware
5 47 (45.19%) Oracle
6 46 (44.23%) Windows
7 44 (42.31%) Apache
7 44 (42.31%) Red Hat
8 43 (41.35%) Puppet
9 41 (39.42%) DNS
10 40 (38.46%) Shell Script
11 39 (37.50%) TCP/IP
11 39 (37.50%) DHCP
11 39 (37.50%) Bash Shell
12 37 (35.58%) HP
13 35 (33.65%) NetApp
14 32 (30.77%) Python
15 30 (28.85%) Nagios
16 29 (27.88%) LDAP
16 29 (27.88%) DV Cleared
16 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
17 28 (26.92%) Ansible
17 28 (26.92%) MySQL
18 27 (25.96%) CentOS
19 26 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 26 (25.00%) SSH
19 26 (25.00%) EMC
19 26 (25.00%) Active Directory
20 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (24.04%) VMware Infrastructure

Samba
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (42.31%) Apache
2 15 (14.42%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.88%) nginx
3 3 (2.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.92%) iPlanet
4 2 (1.92%) JBoss
4 2 (1.92%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.88%) Houdini
2 3 (2.88%) Maya
2 3 (2.88%) NUKE
2 3 (2.88%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 6 (5.77%) Google Analytics
2 6 (5.77%) Office 365
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.42%) DNS
2 39 (37.50%) DHCP
2 39 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 26 (25.00%) SSH
4 23 (22.12%) Firewall
5 17 (16.35%) SAN
6 15 (14.42%) FCoE
7 13 (12.50%) Kerberos
7 13 (12.50%) SNMP
8 9 (8.65%) OpenVPN
8 9 (8.65%) VPN
9 7 (6.73%) FTP
10 6 (5.77%) IPsec
10 6 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (3.85%) WAN
12 2 (1.92%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.92%) LAN
12 2 (1.92%) NAS
12 2 (1.92%) VLAN
13 1 (0.96%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.92%) MySQL
2 20 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (12.50%) DB2
4 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.96%) Informix
6 1 (0.96%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) JIRA
2 13 (12.50%) Redmine
3 6 (5.77%) Subversion
4 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (10.58%) Games
2 6 (5.77%) Advertising
3 3 (2.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.96%) Finance
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (41.35%) Linux Engineer
2 27 (25.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
4 15 (14.42%) Developer
4 15 (14.42%) Unix Engineer
5 14 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 12 (11.54%) AWS DevOps
7 12 (11.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 12 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
8 11 (10.58%) Administrator
8 11 (10.58%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Platform Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Python Developer
9 9 (8.65%) Senior Developer
9 9 (8.65%) Senior Python Developer
9 9 (8.65%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (8.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.88%) LDAP
2 15 (14.42%) CSS
2 15 (14.42%) HTML
3 13 (12.50%) LAMP
4 6 (5.77%) Ajax
4 6 (5.77%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (5.77%) Laravel
4 6 (5.77%) XHTML
5 4 (3.85%) Java EE
5 4 (3.85%) STL
6 3 (2.88%) Symfony
7 2 (1.92%) J2EE
7 2 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Derivative
2 9 (8.65%) Life Science
3 6 (5.77%) Clustering
3 6 (5.77%) Graphic Design
3 6 (5.77%) Social Media
4 3 (2.88%) Animation
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.92%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.92%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.96%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.96%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 102 (98.08%) Linux
2 53 (50.96%) Unix
3 46 (44.23%) Windows
4 27 (25.96%) CentOS
5 26 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (18.27%) Solaris
7 16 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (8.65%) Windows 7
8 9 (8.65%) Windows Server
9 6 (5.77%) Windows 10
9 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.88%) AIX
10 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.92%) Debian
11 2 (1.92%) HPUX
11 2 (1.92%) SUSE
12 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.15%) ITIL
2 22 (21.15%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (15.38%) DevOps
3 16 (15.38%) Security Management
4 15 (14.42%) High Availability
5 13 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 13 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 13 (12.50%) User Stories
6 9 (8.65%) Coaching
6 9 (8.65%) Mentoring
6 9 (8.65%) Open Source
6 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.73%) Computer Architecture
8 7 (6.73%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (5.77%) Analytics
9 6 (5.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 39 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 32 (30.77%) Python
4 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
5 18 (17.31%) C
5 18 (17.31%) Perl
6 15 (14.42%) Korn
7 11 (10.58%) Java
7 11 (10.58%) PHP
7 11 (10.58%) SQL
8 9 (8.65%) C++
9 5 (4.81%) Fortran
9 5 (4.81%) Ruby
10 4 (3.85%) C#
10 4 (3.85%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.92%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) DV Cleared
1 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.38%) RHCE
2 16 (15.38%) RHCSA
2 16 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 14 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (12.50%) CCNA
4 13 (12.50%) CISSP
4 13 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
4 13 (12.50%) GIAC
4 13 (12.50%) Linux+ Certification
4 13 (12.50%) MCSE
4 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
4 13 (12.50%) SANS
4 13 (12.50%) SSCP
5 7 (6.73%) Degree
6 1 (0.96%) CCNP
System Software
1 64 (61.54%) NFS
2 26 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (24.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (14.42%) iptables
5 15 (14.42%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (12.50%) KVM
6 13 (12.50%) VMware NSX
7 10 (9.62%) Squid
8 9 (8.65%) Hyper-V
9 6 (5.77%) oVirt
9 6 (5.77%) pfSense
10 4 (3.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 3 (2.88%) Docker
12 2 (1.92%) Firmware
12 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 43 (41.35%) Puppet
2 30 (28.85%) Nagios
3 28 (26.92%) Ansible
4 14 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (12.50%) Cacti
5 13 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
5 13 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
5 13 (12.50%) vCenter Server
6 6 (5.77%) Bacula
6 6 (5.77%) WSUS
7 4 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.92%) OpenView
Vendors
1 49 (47.12%) VMware
2 47 (45.19%) Oracle
3 44 (42.31%) Red Hat
4 37 (35.58%) HP
5 35 (33.65%) NetApp
6 26 (25.00%) EMC
7 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
8 16 (15.38%) Scality
9 15 (14.42%) Sun
10 13 (12.50%) Brocade
10 13 (12.50%) SolarWinds
11 8 (7.69%) Cisco
12 6 (5.77%) Atlassian
12 6 (5.77%) Dell
12 6 (5.77%) DoubleClick
12 6 (5.77%) Google
12 6 (5.77%) Sophos
13 2 (1.92%) F5
13 2 (1.92%) Opsware
13 2 (1.92%) PlateSpin