Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Samba
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1044 1139 1101
Rank change year-on-year +95 -38 +128
Permanent jobs citing Samba 54 65 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.038% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.23% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 40 45 48
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £36,700 £23,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £35,094
% change year-on-year +41.18% +21.11% -12.27%

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 23,958 24,523 21,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.71% 14.27% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19,610 19,878 18,024
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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 +77 50 £60,000 +26.32% 1
UK excluding London +57 44 £60,000 +41.18%
East of England +102 30 £60,000 +41.18%
London +65 9 £55,000 -18.52% 1
South West +7 7 £55,000 +22.22%
South East +39 4 £52,500 +61.54%
Wales - 2 £38,000 -
Scotland +3 1 £40,000 +73.91%

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (75.93%) NFS
2 41 (75.93%) Bash Shell
3 38 (70.37%) Puppet
3 38 (70.37%) VMware
4 36 (66.67%) Python
5 35 (64.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (55.56%) Internet
8 29 (53.70%) DNS
8 29 (53.70%) Perl
9 26 (48.15%) Windows
10 25 (46.30%) SMTP
10 25 (46.30%) LAMP
11 24 (44.44%) Degree
11 24 (44.44%) Apache
11 24 (44.44%) iptables
12 23 (42.59%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (42.59%) Postfix
12 23 (42.59%) VMware Server
13 20 (37.04%) Nagios
14 19 (35.19%) Red Hat
14 19 (35.19%) Ubuntu
15 18 (33.33%) CentOS
16 17 (31.48%) Ansible
17 15 (27.78%) Firewall
17 15 (27.78%) ITIL
18 13 (24.07%) VMware ESXi
19 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 11 (20.37%) C

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 24 (44.44%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (55.56%) Internet
2 29 (53.70%) DNS
3 25 (46.30%) SMTP
4 15 (27.78%) Firewall
5 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 9 (16.67%) OpenVPN
7 7 (12.96%) NAS
7 7 (12.96%) VoIP
7 7 (12.96%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (11.11%) SNMP
9 4 (7.41%) FCoE
9 4 (7.41%) SAN
10 2 (3.70%) DHCP
10 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.70%) OPNsense
10 2 (3.70%) VPN
10 2 (3.70%) Wireless
11 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
11 1 (1.85%) VLAN
11 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) Big Data
2 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) Redis
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 4 (7.41%) Redmine
3 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.85%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.85%) Buildbot
4 1 (1.85%) CMake
4 1 (1.85%) Hudson
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 21 (38.89%) Linux Specialist
2 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) IT Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.70%) AWS Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) LAMP
2 3 (5.56%) LDAP
3 2 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Beam
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
1 6 (11.11%) Life Science
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.70%) BBC
3 2 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (64.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (48.15%) Windows
4 19 (35.19%) Ubuntu
5 18 (33.33%) CentOS
6 11 (20.37%) Debian
7 6 (11.11%) Fedora
8 5 (9.26%) Unix
9 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
10 2 (3.70%) FreeBSD
10 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.52%) High Availability
3 10 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 10 (18.52%) Systems Engineering
4 9 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (16.67%) Service Management
4 9 (16.67%) V-Model
4 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 6 (11.11%) Chemistry
5 6 (11.11%) Data Privacy
5 6 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.11%) Task Automation
5 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.26%) Analytics
6 5 (9.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (75.93%) Bash Shell
2 36 (66.67%) Python
3 29 (53.70%) Perl
4 11 (20.37%) C
5 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.41%) SQL
7 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.70%) Go
8 2 (3.70%) Java
9 1 (1.85%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.85%) Korn
9 1 (1.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Degree
2 23 (42.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (9.26%) CCNA
3 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.26%) CISSP
3 5 (9.26%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) GIAC
3 5 (9.26%) Linux+ Certification
3 5 (9.26%) MCSE
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.26%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (9.26%) RHCE
3 5 (9.26%) SANS
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) SSCP
4 2 (3.70%) LPIC
5 1 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) SLA
2 6 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 41 (75.93%) NFS
2 34 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (44.44%) iptables
4 23 (42.59%) Postfix
4 23 (42.59%) VMware Server
5 13 (24.07%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
7 8 (14.81%) Docker
8 7 (12.96%) KVM
8 7 (12.96%) VirtualBox
8 7 (12.96%) Xen
9 4 (7.41%) VMware NSX
10 3 (5.56%) vSphere
11 2 (3.70%) Ceph
11 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
11 2 (3.70%) pfSense
12 1 (1.85%) Btrfs
12 1 (1.85%) DRBD
12 1 (1.85%) Lustre
12 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (70.37%) Puppet
2 20 (37.04%) Nagios
3 17 (31.48%) Ansible
4 10 (18.52%) vCenter Server
5 8 (14.81%) ZABBIX
6 7 (12.96%) Kubernetes
7 6 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (11.11%) OpenNMS
8 5 (9.26%) Munin
9 3 (5.56%) Grafana
9 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (5.56%) Prometheus
10 2 (3.70%) Nessus
10 2 (3.70%) Proxmox
10 2 (3.70%) Terraform
11 1 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 38 (70.37%) VMware
2 19 (35.19%) Red Hat
3 10 (18.52%) EMC
3 10 (18.52%) NetApp
3 10 (18.52%) SolarWinds
4 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.11%) Apple
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco
5 6 (11.11%) Cloudera
5 6 (11.11%) Dell
5 6 (11.11%) Draytek
5 6 (11.11%) Hortonworks
5 6 (11.11%) Synology
6 5 (9.26%) Clearswift
7 2 (3.70%) PagerDuty
8 1 (1.85%) Aruba
8 1 (1.85%) Google
8 1 (1.85%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle
8 1 (1.85%) ProCurve