Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Samba
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1076 1105 1152
Rank change year-on-year +29 +47 +11
Permanent jobs citing Samba 83 84 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.048% 0.052%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 66 55 87
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £23,000 £32,200 £40,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% -14.29% +28.05%

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 24,493 22,907 23,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.89% 13.08% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19,995 19,299 20,166
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -

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 October 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 17 October 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 +43 64 £55,000 +22.22% 12
UK excluding London +19 51 £35,000 -22.22% 5
London +55 30 £67,500 +23.85% 7
Scotland +18 18 £23,000 -48.89%
East of England +49 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
South West +6 10 £45,000 - 2
South East -6 7 £66,000 +85.92% 2
Yorkshire +19 2 £35,000 -
North of England +12 2 £35,000 -
Midlands +13 1 £47,500 -
West Midlands +11 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 80 (96.39%) Linux
2 68 (81.93%) Windows
3 59 (71.08%) NFS
4 58 (69.88%) Puppet
4 58 (69.88%) Ansible
5 53 (63.86%) DNS
6 52 (62.65%) Bash Shell
7 46 (55.42%) TCP/IP
7 46 (55.42%) Python
8 45 (54.22%) VMware
9 36 (43.37%) Nagios
9 36 (43.37%) Amazon AWS
10 35 (42.17%) Opscode Chef
11 34 (40.96%) High Availability
11 34 (40.96%) Firewall
12 32 (38.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 31 (37.35%) Red Hat
13 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (36.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (34.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (34.94%) DevOps
16 28 (33.73%) SNMP
17 27 (32.53%) SSH
17 27 (32.53%) JIRA
18 26 (31.33%) Ubuntu
19 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
19 25 (30.12%) CentOS
19 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
19 25 (30.12%) OpenVPN
19 25 (30.12%) Docker

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 14 (16.87%) Apache
2 12 (14.46%) IIS
2 12 (14.46%) Tomcat
3 11 (13.25%) Confluence
3 11 (13.25%) OpenStack
3 11 (13.25%) WebLogic
3 11 (13.25%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.82%) JBoss
4 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 36 (43.37%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (16.87%) SaaS
3 11 (13.25%) GitHub
3 11 (13.25%) IaaS
4 8 (9.64%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (9.64%) Amazon S3
4 8 (9.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (8.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (8.43%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (8.43%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (1.20%) G Suite
6 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (63.86%) DNS
2 46 (55.42%) TCP/IP
3 34 (40.96%) Firewall
4 28 (33.73%) SNMP
5 27 (32.53%) SSH
6 25 (30.12%) OpenVPN
7 22 (26.51%) DHCP
7 22 (26.51%) FCoE
8 20 (24.10%) iSCSI
9 14 (16.87%) OPNsense
10 12 (14.46%) IPsec
10 12 (14.46%) SSL
11 11 (13.25%) FTP
11 11 (13.25%) HTTP
11 11 (13.25%) HTTPS
11 11 (13.25%) ICMP
11 11 (13.25%) IMAP
11 11 (13.25%) POP3
11 11 (13.25%) SMTP
11 11 (13.25%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.07%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
4 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
5 9 (10.84%) Big Data
6 7 (8.43%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.20%) Informix
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 27 (32.53%) JIRA
2 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
3 15 (18.07%) Redmine
4 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
5 11 (13.25%) Gerrit
5 11 (13.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 15 (18.07%) Games
3 7 (8.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (27.71%) Platform Engineer
3 19 (22.89%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (21.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (20.48%) Administrator
6 16 (19.28%) Linux Administrator
6 16 (19.28%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (19.28%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (18.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 15 (18.07%) Windows Engineer
7 15 (18.07%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (15.66%) AWS DevOps
8 13 (15.66%) Senior DevOps
8 13 (15.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 12 (14.46%) Applications Engineer
9 12 (14.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 11 (13.25%) AWS Administrator
10 11 (13.25%) DevOps Administrator
11 10 (12.05%) Linux DevOps Administrator
12 4 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) LDAP
2 12 (14.46%) Web Services
3 11 (13.25%) Middleware
3 11 (13.25%) RESTful
3 11 (13.25%) SOAP
3 11 (13.25%) YAML
4 5 (6.02%) LAMP
5 4 (4.82%) JSP
5 4 (4.82%) Servlets
6 1 (1.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.20%) HTML
6 1 (1.20%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.20%) Node.js
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (13.25%) Replication
3 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.82%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 80 (96.39%) Linux
2 68 (81.93%) Windows
3 30 (36.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (31.33%) Ubuntu
5 25 (30.12%) CentOS
6 17 (20.48%) Windows Server
7 14 (16.87%) Debian
7 14 (16.87%) FreeBSD
8 12 (14.46%) Solaris
8 12 (14.46%) Unix
8 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (13.25%) Android
10 8 (9.64%) Fedora
11 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.20%) VMS
12 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) High Availability
2 32 (38.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (34.94%) DevOps
5 23 (27.71%) ITIL
5 23 (27.71%) User Stories
6 22 (26.51%) Coaching
6 22 (26.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (20.48%) Task Automation
8 16 (19.28%) Mentoring
8 16 (19.28%) Open Source
8 16 (19.28%) Service Management
9 15 (18.07%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
10 14 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (14.46%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (14.46%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (14.46%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (14.46%) Service Delivery
11 12 (14.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 52 (62.65%) Bash Shell
2 46 (55.42%) Python
3 23 (27.71%) C
3 23 (27.71%) PowerShell
4 20 (24.10%) Korn
5 17 (20.48%) SQL
6 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.25%) Perl
7 11 (13.25%) PHP
8 9 (10.84%) Shell Script
9 7 (8.43%) Java
9 7 (8.43%) Ruby
10 5 (6.02%) Bourne shell
11 3 (3.61%) sed
12 1 (1.20%) AWK
12 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (28.92%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (27.71%) CCNA
2 23 (27.71%) CISSP
2 23 (27.71%) CompTIA Security+
2 23 (27.71%) DV Cleared
2 23 (27.71%) GIAC
2 23 (27.71%) Linux+ Certification
2 23 (27.71%) MCSE
2 23 (27.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (27.71%) Network+ Certification
2 23 (27.71%) SANS
2 23 (27.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (27.71%) SSCP
3 12 (14.46%) Degree
4 4 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.20%) CCNP
5 1 (1.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (71.08%) NFS
2 29 (34.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (30.12%) Docker
4 24 (28.92%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (22.89%) VirtualBox
6 18 (21.69%) KVM
7 15 (18.07%) pfSense
7 15 (18.07%) VMware NSX
8 9 (10.84%) Xen
9 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
10 3 (3.61%) iptables
11 2 (2.41%) QEMU
12 1 (1.20%) Firmware
12 1 (1.20%) LXC
12 1 (1.20%) Sendmail
12 1 (1.20%) Squid
12 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 58 (69.88%) Ansible
1 58 (69.88%) Puppet
2 36 (43.37%) Nagios
3 35 (42.17%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (27.71%) vCenter Server
4 23 (27.71%) ZABBIX
5 21 (25.30%) Terraform
6 11 (13.25%) Rancher
6 11 (13.25%) Sysdig
6 11 (13.25%) vRealize
7 8 (9.64%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (9.64%) Kubernetes
7 8 (9.64%) OpenNMS
8 7 (8.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 1 (1.20%) Icinga
9 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.20%) yum
Vendors
1 45 (54.22%) VMware
2 31 (37.35%) Red Hat
3 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
4 24 (28.92%) NetApp
4 24 (28.92%) SolarWinds
5 23 (27.71%) EMC
6 14 (16.87%) PagerDuty
7 13 (15.66%) Oracle
8 12 (14.46%) Cisco
9 11 (13.25%) AppDynamics
9 11 (13.25%) BMC
9 11 (13.25%) HP
9 11 (13.25%) IBM
9 11 (13.25%) Intel
9 11 (13.25%) New Relic
9 11 (13.25%) ServiceNow
9 11 (13.25%) Splunk
9 11 (13.25%) WorldPay
10 8 (9.64%) Cloudera
10 8 (9.64%) Hortonworks