Period
to 19 September 2021

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 19 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Samba
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 995 693 1064
Rank change year-on-year -302 +371 +38
Permanent jobs citing Samba 13 9 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.059% 0.097% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 32
10th Percentile £34,500 £67,500 "
25th Percentile £37,500 " £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £73,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -45.21% +39.05% +16.67%
75th Percentile £57,500 " £62,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,150 "
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 - £52,500

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 21,894 9,298 24,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.19% 18.65% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15,077 7,887 20,285
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Samba
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Samba in the UK

Samba
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Samba.

Salary trend for Samba in the UK

Samba
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Samba over the 6 months to 19 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Samba in the UK

Samba
Top 6 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 19 September 2021. 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 -293 11 £40,000 -45.21% 3
UK excluding London - 11 £40,000 - 3
East of England - 7 - -
South West - 3 £40,000 -
Work from Home -294 2 £57,500 -17.86%
South East - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 September 2021, 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) NFS
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
3 10 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
5 7 (53.85%) Puppet
5 7 (53.85%) Postfix
5 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (53.85%) Symantec
5 7 (53.85%) Clearswift
5 7 (53.85%) LAMP
5 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) OpenEdge
5 7 (53.85%) SMTP
5 7 (53.85%) Apache
5 7 (53.85%) Perl
5 7 (53.85%) MySQL
5 7 (53.85%) iptables
5 7 (53.85%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (38.46%) Middleware
6 5 (38.46%) CentOS
7 3 (23.08%) Houdini
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (23.08%) Maya
7 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring

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 7 (53.85%) Apache
1 7 (53.85%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Houdini
1 3 (23.08%) Maya
1 3 (23.08%) NUKE
1 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
1 7 (53.85%) SMTP
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
1 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Metadata
General
1 2 (15.38%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 7 (53.85%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) LAMP
1 7 (53.85%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (38.46%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (38.46%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Post-Production
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Planning Poker
3 1 (7.69%) Product Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum-ban
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Story Mapping
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
2 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) NFS
2 7 (53.85%) iptables
2 7 (53.85%) Postfix
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (15.38%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 7 (53.85%) Clearswift
2 7 (53.85%) Symantec
2 7 (53.85%) VMware