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

Samba
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1052 1075 1082
Rank change year-on-year +23 +7 +147
Permanent jobs citing Samba 55 106 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.061% 0.067%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 0.45% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 91 99
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +21.16%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,950
90th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +56.25%

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 23,300 23,325 21,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.58% 13.32% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19,048 19,276 17,888
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,125 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% 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 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Samba in the UK

Samba
Top 7 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 February 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 +42 50 £55,000 +22.22% 8
UK excluding London +28 38 £45,000 +12.50% 10
London +57 16 £51,250 -6.82%
East of England +49 16 £60,000 +50.00% 4
South West -4 11 £52,500 +31.25% 3
South East +18 6 £65,000 +92.59%
Scotland - 5 £32,200 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 (98.18%) Linux
2 48 (87.27%) NFS
3 44 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 44 (80.00%) Puppet
4 38 (69.09%) Windows
5 37 (67.27%) VMware
6 31 (56.36%) Firewall
7 30 (54.55%) Ansible
8 29 (52.73%) DNS
8 29 (52.73%) Python
9 26 (47.27%) Nagios
10 24 (43.64%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (38.18%) SolarWinds
12 21 (38.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (38.18%) TCP/IP
13 19 (34.55%) MCSE
13 19 (34.55%) C
13 19 (34.55%) NetApp
13 19 (34.55%) CCNA
13 19 (34.55%) EMC
13 19 (34.55%) CISSP
13 19 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (34.55%) Network+ Certification
13 19 (34.55%) Linux+ Certification
13 19 (34.55%) SSCP
13 19 (34.55%) DV Cleared
13 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
13 19 (34.55%) GIAC

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 16 (29.09%) Apache
2 7 (12.73%) IIS
3 4 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.64%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.55%) SaaS
3 4 (7.27%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (56.36%) Firewall
2 29 (52.73%) DNS
3 21 (38.18%) TCP/IP
4 16 (29.09%) FCoE
4 16 (29.09%) SNMP
5 13 (23.64%) Internet
6 12 (21.82%) SMTP
7 9 (16.36%) OpenVPN
8 8 (14.55%) OPNsense
9 5 (9.09%) DHCP
9 5 (9.09%) iSCSI
9 5 (9.09%) SSH
9 5 (9.09%) VPN
10 3 (5.45%) Wireless
11 2 (3.64%) SAN
12 1 (1.82%) VLAN
12 1 (1.82%) VoIP
12 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Big Data
1 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.27%) Redis
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) JIRA
1 16 (29.09%) Redmine
2 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.27%) Hudson
4 4 (7.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.82%) Buildbot
5 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Administrator
1 15 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
1 15 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
1 15 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 15 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (23.64%) Platform Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 12 (21.82%) Linux Specialist
4 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 10 (18.18%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (16.36%) DevOps Administrator
6 9 (16.36%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 7 (12.73%) AWS Administrator
8 6 (10.91%) Architect
8 6 (10.91%) Technical Architect
9 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) LAMP
2 11 (20.00%) LDAP
3 4 (7.27%) CSS
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 4 (7.27%) Node.js
3 4 (7.27%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) JSP
4 2 (3.64%) Servlets
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Beam
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (7.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (98.18%) Linux
2 38 (69.09%) Windows
3 18 (32.73%) Ubuntu
4 17 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (25.45%) CentOS
6 10 (18.18%) Debian
6 10 (18.18%) Unix
7 8 (14.55%) FreeBSD
8 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
9 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
9 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
9 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (5.45%) Fedora
11 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) High Availability
2 19 (34.55%) Systems Engineering
2 19 (34.55%) User Stories
3 16 (29.09%) Mentoring
4 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (25.45%) Analytics
5 14 (25.45%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (25.45%) DevOps
6 12 (21.82%) Service Delivery
7 11 (20.00%) ITIL
7 11 (20.00%) Service Management
8 10 (18.18%) Coaching
8 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 9 (16.36%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (16.36%) V-Model
9 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
10 8 (14.55%) Open Source
10 8 (14.55%) Video Analytics
11 7 (12.73%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 29 (52.73%) Python
3 19 (34.55%) C
4 15 (27.27%) Korn
4 15 (27.27%) Perl
5 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 8 (14.55%) SQL
7 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.45%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.82%) AWK
9 1 (1.82%) sed
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) CCNA
1 19 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (34.55%) CISSP
1 19 (34.55%) CompTIA Security+
1 19 (34.55%) DV Cleared
1 19 (34.55%) GIAC
1 19 (34.55%) Linux+ Certification
1 19 (34.55%) MCSE
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (34.55%) Network+ Certification
1 19 (34.55%) SANS
1 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
1 19 (34.55%) SSCP
2 14 (25.45%) Degree
3 13 (23.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (87.27%) NFS
2 24 (43.64%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (38.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (29.09%) iptables
4 16 (29.09%) VMware NSX
5 13 (23.64%) KVM
6 12 (21.82%) Postfix
6 12 (21.82%) VMware Server
7 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
7 9 (16.36%) Docker
8 8 (14.55%) pfSense
9 3 (5.45%) VirtualBox
9 3 (5.45%) Xen
10 2 (3.64%) QEMU
11 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (80.00%) Puppet
2 30 (54.55%) Ansible
3 26 (47.27%) Nagios
4 19 (34.55%) vCenter Server
5 12 (21.82%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (20.00%) ZABBIX
7 8 (14.55%) Terraform
8 4 (7.27%) Kubernetes
9 3 (5.45%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (5.45%) OpenNMS
10 2 (3.64%) Icinga
Vendors
1 37 (67.27%) VMware
2 21 (38.18%) SolarWinds
3 19 (34.55%) EMC
3 19 (34.55%) NetApp
4 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.55%) PagerDuty
7 3 (5.45%) Cloudera
7 3 (5.45%) Dell
7 3 (5.45%) Hortonworks
8 2 (3.64%) Mitel
8 2 (3.64%) Remedy
9 1 (1.82%) Aruba
9 1 (1.82%) Google
9 1 (1.82%) HP
9 1 (1.82%) ProCurve