Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Samba
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 990 1066 1127
Rank change year-on-year +76 +61 -34
Permanent jobs citing Samba 31 51 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.034% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.22% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 89
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £47,500 £36,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £73,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +43.75% -11.11%

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 20,903 23,701 23,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.00% 15.68% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17,053 19,390 19,546
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,980 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Samba in the UK

Samba
Top 8 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 27 February 2020. 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 +92 29 £55,000 - 10
UK excluding London +100 23 £55,000 -4.35% 8
North of England - 9 £55,000 - 2
North West - 9 £55,000 - 1
South West +35 8 £55,000 +4.76%
London +63 6 £55,000 - 2
East of England +54 5 £55,000 -8.33%
South East +40 1 - - 6

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT jobs citing Samba also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Samba.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (93.55%) Python
2 29 (93.55%) Bash Shell
3 27 (87.10%) Puppet
3 27 (87.10%) CentOS
4 26 (83.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (83.87%) VMware
5 25 (80.65%) Windows
6 24 (77.42%) NFS
6 24 (77.42%) High Availability
7 23 (74.19%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (74.19%) Docker
7 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (74.19%) Nagios
8 20 (64.52%) Red Hat
9 18 (58.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 17 (54.84%) Ubuntu
11 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
11 16 (51.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
11 16 (51.61%) Configuration Management
11 16 (51.61%) Service Delivery
11 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
12 15 (48.39%) DNS
12 15 (48.39%) Fedora
12 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
12 15 (48.39%) Xen
12 15 (48.39%) Ansible
13 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (45.16%) Big Data

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 9 (29.03%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) SMTP
3 4 (12.90%) Kerberos
4 3 (9.68%) HTTP
5 2 (6.45%) DHCP
5 2 (6.45%) SAN
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) DSL
6 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) Big Data
2 13 (41.94%) MySQL
3 9 (29.03%) MariaDB
4 4 (12.90%) Redis
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (41.94%) Legal
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) LAMP
1 9 (29.03%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.23%) WSDL
2 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (45.16%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.13%) Wiki
4 2 (6.45%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (87.10%) CentOS
3 25 (80.65%) Windows
4 17 (54.84%) Ubuntu
5 16 (51.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (48.39%) Fedora
7 5 (16.13%) Unix
8 4 (12.90%) Debian
9 2 (6.45%) SUSE
10 1 (3.23%) Gentoo
10 1 (3.23%) Mandriva Linux
10 1 (3.23%) openSUSE
10 1 (3.23%) Slackware
10 1 (3.23%) Solaris
10 1 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
10 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) High Availability
2 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (51.61%) Configuration Management
4 16 (51.61%) Service Delivery
5 14 (45.16%) Acceptance Criteria
5 14 (45.16%) ITIL
5 14 (45.16%) Service Management
5 14 (45.16%) Task Automation
5 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
5 14 (45.16%) V-Model
5 14 (45.16%) Waterfall
6 12 (38.71%) SDLC
7 10 (32.26%) DevOps
8 9 (29.03%) Data Science
8 9 (29.03%) Migration
8 9 (29.03%) Server Building
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) Bash Shell
1 29 (93.55%) Python
2 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
3 14 (45.16%) C
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
5 4 (12.90%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) CCNA
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (45.16%) CISSP
2 14 (45.16%) CompTIA Security+
2 14 (45.16%) DV Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) GIAC
2 14 (45.16%) Linux+ Certification
2 14 (45.16%) MCSE
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (45.16%) Network+ Certification
2 14 (45.16%) SANS
2 14 (45.16%) SSCP
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (77.42%) NFS
3 23 (74.19%) Docker
3 23 (74.19%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (48.39%) Xen
5 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
5 14 (45.16%) VirtualBox
6 9 (29.03%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (29.03%) vSphere
7 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.23%) Btrfs
8 1 (3.23%) Ceph
8 1 (3.23%) DRBD
8 1 (3.23%) KVM
8 1 (3.23%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 27 (87.10%) Puppet
2 23 (74.19%) Nagios
3 15 (48.39%) Ansible
4 14 (45.16%) Docker Swarm
4 14 (45.16%) Kubernetes
4 14 (45.16%) OpenNMS
4 14 (45.16%) vCenter Server
4 14 (45.16%) ZABBIX
5 9 (29.03%) Cacti
5 9 (29.03%) Galera Cluster
5 9 (29.03%) HAProxy
6 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (3.23%) Packer
7 1 (3.23%) SCCM
7 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) VMware
2 20 (64.52%) Red Hat
3 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
4 14 (45.16%) Cloudera
4 14 (45.16%) Dell
4 14 (45.16%) EMC
4 14 (45.16%) Hortonworks
4 14 (45.16%) NetApp
4 14 (45.16%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.90%) Centrify