Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Samba
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1132 1123 1187
Rank change year-on-year -9 +64 -77
Permanent jobs citing Samba 64 72 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.042% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 45 47 77
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -25.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% -13.98%

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 24,710 21,542 25,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.32% 12.48% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20,035 18,119 21,230
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +2.74%

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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Samba in the UK

Samba
Top 11 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 21 June 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 -2 56 £47,500 +18.75% 6
UK excluding London -5 41 £40,000 +10.34% 6
London -11 23 £67,500 +17.90% 3
East of England - 14 £42,500 - 1
South West -1 11 £45,000 +63.64%
Scotland -29 8 £23,000 -6.12% 3
Midlands +14 4 £47,500 -
West Midlands +10 4 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +11 2 £35,000 -
North of England +9 2 £35,000 -
South East -10 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 62 (96.88%) Linux
2 47 (73.44%) Bash Shell
3 46 (71.88%) DNS
4 44 (68.75%) Windows
4 44 (68.75%) Puppet
5 42 (65.63%) Ansible
6 40 (62.50%) Python
7 37 (57.81%) NFS
8 35 (54.69%) TCP/IP
9 33 (51.56%) DHCP
9 33 (51.56%) VMware
9 33 (51.56%) DevOps
10 32 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
11 31 (48.44%) Opscode Chef
11 31 (48.44%) SSH
12 29 (45.31%) Red Hat
13 28 (43.75%) High Availability
13 28 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (42.19%) CentOS
14 27 (42.19%) JIRA
14 27 (42.19%) Nagios
15 26 (40.63%) SNMP
16 24 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (37.50%) Git (software)
17 23 (35.94%) OpenVPN
17 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
17 23 (35.94%) SQL
18 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
18 22 (34.38%) Disaster Recovery
19 20 (31.25%) Finance

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 18 (28.13%) Confluence
2 17 (26.56%) OpenStack
2 17 (26.56%) WebLogic
2 17 (26.56%) WebSphere
3 15 (23.44%) Apache
4 7 (10.94%) IIS
4 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.13%) JBoss
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 32 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (26.56%) GitHub
2 17 (26.56%) IaaS
3 6 (9.38%) SaaS
4 5 (7.81%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 46 (71.88%) DNS
2 35 (54.69%) TCP/IP
3 33 (51.56%) DHCP
4 31 (48.44%) SSH
5 26 (40.63%) SNMP
6 23 (35.94%) OpenVPN
7 18 (28.13%) Firewall
7 18 (28.13%) SSL
8 17 (26.56%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (26.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (26.56%) FTP
8 17 (26.56%) HTTP
8 17 (26.56%) HTTPS
8 17 (26.56%) ICMP
8 17 (26.56%) IMAP
8 17 (26.56%) IPsec
8 17 (26.56%) POP3
8 17 (26.56%) SMTP
8 17 (26.56%) Telnet
8 17 (26.56%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.56%) MongoDB
2 17 (26.56%) Oracle Database
3 10 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.25%) Informix
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.13%) Big Data
5 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (42.19%) JIRA
2 24 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 17 (26.56%) Gerrit
3 17 (26.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (14.06%) Redmine
5 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (26.56%) Senior DevOps
3 17 (26.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 16 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (20.31%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (17.19%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (17.19%) Platform Engineer
7 10 (15.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 9 (14.06%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (14.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 8 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (10.94%) Applications Engineer
10 7 (10.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (9.38%) Python Engineer
12 5 (7.81%) Administrator
12 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (6.25%) Developer
13 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) Web Services
2 17 (26.56%) Middleware
2 17 (26.56%) RESTful
2 17 (26.56%) SOAP
2 17 (26.56%) YAML
3 12 (18.75%) LDAP
4 4 (6.25%) CSS
4 4 (6.25%) HTML
4 4 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (3.13%) JSP
5 2 (3.13%) Servlets
6 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.69%) Derivative
4 3 (4.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 62 (96.88%) Linux
2 44 (68.75%) Windows
3 28 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (42.19%) CentOS
5 18 (28.13%) Windows Server
5 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (26.56%) Android
6 17 (26.56%) Solaris
6 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (17.19%) Unix
8 10 (15.63%) Ubuntu
9 6 (9.38%) Debian
9 6 (9.38%) FreeBSD
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.56%) Fedora
11 1 (1.56%) SUSE
11 1 (1.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) DevOps
2 28 (43.75%) High Availability
3 22 (34.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (28.13%) Release Management
5 17 (26.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 17 (26.56%) Capacity Planning
5 17 (26.56%) Integration Testing
5 17 (26.56%) Network Monitoring
5 17 (26.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 17 (26.56%) Project Management
5 17 (26.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 17 (26.56%) Runbook
5 17 (26.56%) SDLC
6 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (17.19%) Coaching
8 10 (15.63%) ITIL
8 10 (15.63%) User Stories
9 9 (14.06%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (14.06%) Mentoring
9 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (73.44%) Bash Shell
2 40 (62.50%) Python
3 23 (35.94%) SQL
4 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 20 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 17 (26.56%) PHP
7 11 (17.19%) Korn
8 10 (15.63%) C
8 10 (15.63%) Perl
9 6 (9.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.13%) Bourne shell
10 2 (3.13%) Java
10 2 (3.13%) Ruby
10 2 (3.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.31%) DV Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
3 10 (15.63%) CCNA
3 10 (15.63%) CISSP
3 10 (15.63%) CompTIA Security+
3 10 (15.63%) GIAC
3 10 (15.63%) Linux+ Certification
3 10 (15.63%) MCSE
3 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (15.63%) Network+ Certification
3 10 (15.63%) SANS
3 10 (15.63%) SSCP
4 4 (6.25%) CCNP
4 4 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (4.69%) RHCE
5 3 (4.69%) RHCSA
5 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (57.81%) NFS
2 24 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (29.69%) Docker
4 18 (28.13%) VirtualBox
5 11 (17.19%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (14.06%) VMware NSX
7 6 (9.38%) KVM
7 6 (9.38%) pfSense
8 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
8 4 (6.25%) Squid
9 3 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (3.13%) iptables
11 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (68.75%) Puppet
2 42 (65.63%) Ansible
3 31 (48.44%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (42.19%) Nagios
5 17 (26.56%) Rancher
5 17 (26.56%) Sysdig
5 17 (26.56%) vRealize
6 10 (15.63%) vCenter Server
7 8 (12.50%) Terraform
8 7 (10.94%) ZABBIX
9 2 (3.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
10 1 (1.56%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) VMware
2 29 (45.31%) Red Hat
3 20 (31.25%) HP
3 20 (31.25%) Oracle
4 18 (28.13%) Splunk
5 17 (26.56%) AppDynamics
5 17 (26.56%) BMC
5 17 (26.56%) Cisco
5 17 (26.56%) IBM
5 17 (26.56%) Intel
5 17 (26.56%) New Relic
5 17 (26.56%) ServiceNow
5 17 (26.56%) WorldPay
6 14 (21.88%) NetApp
7 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
8 10 (15.63%) EMC
8 10 (15.63%) SolarWinds
9 6 (9.38%) PagerDuty
10 3 (4.69%) Scality
11 2 (3.13%) Capita