Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Samba
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1118 1080 1188
Rank change year-on-year -38 +108 -66
Permanent jobs citing Samba 85 91 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.053% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 0.43% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71 74 87
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +15.63% -27.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,975 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,800 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -18.48%

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 24,291 21,229 24,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.69% 12.30% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19,776 17,709 21,067
UK median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,457
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +5.05% +1.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.69%

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Samba in the UK

Samba
Top 10 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 20 April 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 +3 85 £45,000 -7.69% 7
UK excluding London -10 62 £40,000 - 5
South East +13 26 £35,000 -20.00% 2
London -28 23 £55,000 -12.00% 4
South West -5 20 £40,000 +33.33%
East of England +1 7 £40,000 -36.00%
Yorkshire +28 6 £32,500 +8.33%
North of England +4 6 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Midlands -4 3 £47,500 -5.00%
West Midlands -9 3 £47,500 -5.00%

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (63.53%) NFS
3 50 (58.82%) Windows
4 48 (56.47%) Puppet
5 44 (51.76%) Red Hat
5 44 (51.76%) VMware
6 43 (50.59%) DNS
7 39 (45.88%) DHCP
7 39 (45.88%) Oracle
8 38 (44.71%) Bash Shell
9 37 (43.53%) Ansible
9 37 (43.53%) HP
10 36 (42.35%) Unix
11 35 (41.18%) Shell Script
12 33 (38.82%) SSH
13 32 (37.65%) TCP/IP
13 32 (37.65%) Python
14 31 (36.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (35.29%) CentOS
16 29 (34.12%) LDAP
16 29 (34.12%) Nagios
17 27 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (31.76%) Amazon AWS
17 27 (31.76%) DevOps
17 27 (31.76%) Opscode Chef
18 25 (29.41%) Apache
19 24 (28.24%) NetApp
20 21 (24.71%) DV Cleared
20 21 (24.71%) Security Cleared
20 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development

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 25 (29.41%) Apache
2 12 (14.12%) Tomcat
3 9 (10.59%) Confluence
4 8 (9.41%) OpenStack
4 8 (9.41%) WebLogic
4 8 (9.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.18%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Documaker
2 5 (5.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 27 (31.76%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (16.47%) Amazon S3
3 8 (9.41%) GitHub
3 8 (9.41%) IaaS
4 6 (7.06%) Google Analytics
5 5 (5.88%) Office 365
6 4 (4.71%) SaaS
7 2 (2.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.35%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.35%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (50.59%) DNS
2 39 (45.88%) DHCP
3 33 (38.82%) SSH
4 32 (37.65%) TCP/IP
5 19 (22.35%) Firewall
6 18 (21.18%) OpenVPN
7 17 (20.00%) SAN
7 17 (20.00%) SNMP
8 15 (17.65%) FTP
9 13 (15.29%) IPsec
10 12 (14.12%) Kerberos
11 11 (12.94%) FCoE
12 9 (10.59%) SSL
13 8 (9.41%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (9.41%) HTTP
13 8 (9.41%) HTTPS
13 8 (9.41%) ICMP
13 8 (9.41%) IMAP
13 8 (9.41%) Telnet
13 8 (9.41%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.35%) MySQL
1 19 (22.35%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (14.12%) DB2
3 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.53%) Informix
6 2 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (21.18%) JIRA
2 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.59%) Redmine
4 8 (9.41%) Gerrit
4 8 (9.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (7.06%) Subversion
6 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Games
3 6 (7.06%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (44.71%) Linux Engineer
2 26 (30.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (27.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (16.47%) AWS DevOps
4 14 (16.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 13 (15.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (14.12%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (14.12%) Python Engineer
6 12 (14.12%) Storage Engineer
6 12 (14.12%) Unix Engineer
6 12 (14.12%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
8 9 (10.59%) Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (10.59%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (9.41%) Administrator
9 8 (9.41%) Senior DevOps
9 8 (9.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.12%) LDAP
2 9 (10.59%) CSS
2 9 (10.59%) HTML
2 9 (10.59%) Middleware
3 8 (9.41%) RESTful
3 8 (9.41%) SOAP
3 8 (9.41%) Web Services
3 8 (9.41%) YAML
4 6 (7.06%) Ajax
4 6 (7.06%) LAMP
4 6 (7.06%) Laravel
4 6 (7.06%) XHTML
5 3 (3.53%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.53%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Derivative
2 6 (7.06%) Graphic Design
2 6 (7.06%) Social Media
3 4 (4.71%) Clustering
3 4 (4.71%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.53%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (58.82%) Windows
3 36 (42.35%) Unix
4 31 (36.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (35.29%) CentOS
6 20 (23.53%) Solaris
7 13 (15.29%) Windows Server
7 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (14.12%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (9.41%) Android
9 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (5.88%) Debian
10 5 (5.88%) Ubuntu
10 5 (5.88%) Windows 10
10 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.71%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.18%) SUSE
12 1 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) DevOps
2 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.18%) High Availability
4 14 (16.47%) ITIL
5 12 (14.12%) Capacity Management
5 12 (14.12%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (14.12%) Patch Management
5 12 (14.12%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (14.12%) Security Management
6 11 (12.94%) Coaching
7 10 (11.76%) Analytics
7 10 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (10.59%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.59%) Release Management
8 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.59%) User Stories
9 8 (9.41%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 8 (9.41%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (9.41%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) Bash Shell
2 35 (41.18%) Shell Script
3 32 (37.65%) Python
4 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (16.47%) PHP
6 11 (12.94%) SQL
7 9 (10.59%) C
7 9 (10.59%) Korn
8 8 (9.41%) Java
8 8 (9.41%) Perl
8 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (24.71%) DV Cleared
1 21 (24.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (14.12%) RHCE
2 12 (14.12%) RHCSA
2 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.59%) CCNA
3 9 (10.59%) CISSP
3 9 (10.59%) CompTIA Security+
3 9 (10.59%) Degree
3 9 (10.59%) GIAC
3 9 (10.59%) Linux+ Certification
3 9 (10.59%) MCSE
3 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.59%) Network+ Certification
3 9 (10.59%) SANS
3 9 (10.59%) SSCP
4 3 (3.53%) CCNP
5 1 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 54 (63.53%) NFS
2 27 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (15.29%) iptables
5 12 (14.12%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (10.59%) Docker
7 9 (10.59%) KVM
7 9 (10.59%) pfSense
7 9 (10.59%) VMware NSX
8 8 (9.41%) VirtualBox
9 7 (8.24%) Hyper-V
10 5 (5.88%) oVirt
11 3 (3.53%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 3 (3.53%) Squid
Systems Management
1 48 (56.47%) Puppet
2 37 (43.53%) Ansible
3 29 (34.12%) Nagios
4 27 (31.76%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (14.12%) Cacti
5 12 (14.12%) Oracle ZFS
5 12 (14.12%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (10.59%) vCenter Server
7 8 (9.41%) Rancher
7 8 (9.41%) Sysdig
7 8 (9.41%) vRealize
8 6 (7.06%) Terraform
9 5 (5.88%) Bacula
9 5 (5.88%) WSUS
10 4 (4.71%) ZABBIX
11 3 (3.53%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 44 (51.76%) Red Hat
1 44 (51.76%) VMware
2 39 (45.88%) Oracle
3 37 (43.53%) HP
4 24 (28.24%) NetApp
5 21 (24.71%) EMC
6 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (15.29%) Cisco
8 12 (14.12%) Brocade
8 12 (14.12%) Scality
8 12 (14.12%) Sun
9 9 (10.59%) SolarWinds
9 9 (10.59%) Splunk
10 8 (9.41%) AppDynamics
10 8 (9.41%) BMC
10 8 (9.41%) IBM
10 8 (9.41%) Intel
10 8 (9.41%) New Relic
10 8 (9.41%) ServiceNow
10 8 (9.41%) WorldPay