Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Samba
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1069 1095 1124
Rank change year-on-year +26 +29 +52
Permanent jobs citing Samba 70 104 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.058% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 58 81 104
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £23,000 £27,500 £32,723
90th Percentile £76,500 £55,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00% +33.33%

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 24,468 23,267 23,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.34% 12.97% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19,968 19,368 19,251
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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 +42 55 £55,000 +22.22% 7
UK excluding London +48 41 £37,500 -6.25% 5
London +75 27 £55,000 - 2
Scotland +16 14 £23,818 -47.07%
South West +13 10 £45,000 +2.86% 1
South East +1 9 £66,000 +88.57% 3
East of England +43 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 68 (97.14%) Linux
2 59 (84.29%) Windows
2 59 (84.29%) NFS
3 51 (72.86%) Puppet
4 50 (71.43%) Ansible
5 43 (61.43%) Bash Shell
6 40 (57.14%) DNS
7 38 (54.29%) Firewall
7 38 (54.29%) VMware
8 35 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 35 (50.00%) Python
9 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (44.29%) Nagios
10 31 (44.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 28 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
11 28 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (38.57%) Ubuntu
12 27 (38.57%) SolarWinds
13 26 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
14 25 (35.71%) User Stories
14 25 (35.71%) High Availability
14 25 (35.71%) Systems Engineering
14 25 (35.71%) vCenter Server
14 25 (35.71%) SANS
14 25 (35.71%) CompTIA Security+
14 25 (35.71%) DV Cleared
14 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
14 25 (35.71%) Network+ Certification
14 25 (35.71%) Linux+ Certification
14 25 (35.71%) 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 12 (17.14%) IIS
2 9 (12.86%) Apache
2 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.29%) JBoss
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 28 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (21.43%) SaaS
3 8 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (11.43%) Amazon S3
3 8 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (10.00%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (4.29%) Office 365
6 1 (1.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 40 (57.14%) DNS
2 38 (54.29%) Firewall
3 35 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 24 (34.29%) FCoE
5 19 (27.14%) SNMP
6 18 (25.71%) iSCSI
7 15 (21.43%) OpenVPN
7 15 (21.43%) OPNsense
8 13 (18.57%) SSH
9 11 (15.71%) DHCP
10 10 (14.29%) SAN
11 8 (11.43%) NAS
12 7 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (10.00%) LAN
12 7 (10.00%) WAN
13 5 (7.14%) Broadband
14 4 (5.71%) VPN
15 3 (4.29%) Wireless
16 1 (1.43%) IPsec
16 1 (1.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (12.86%) Big Data
3 7 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.29%) Redis
5 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
1 18 (25.71%) JIRA
2 17 (24.29%) Redmine
3 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.29%) Hudson
4 3 (4.29%) Subversion
General
1 15 (21.43%) Games
2 8 (11.43%) Finance
3 7 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (32.86%) Platform Engineer
3 21 (30.00%) Administrator
3 21 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
4 20 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 20 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (25.71%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (21.43%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
6 15 (21.43%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 12 (17.14%) AWS DevOps
8 12 (17.14%) DevOps Administrator
8 12 (17.14%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 10 (14.29%) AWS Administrator
10 9 (12.86%) Applications Engineer
11 7 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu Administrator
13 3 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 3 (4.29%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) LDAP
2 6 (8.57%) LAMP
3 3 (4.29%) CSS
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
3 3 (4.29%) JSP
3 3 (4.29%) Node.js
3 3 (4.29%) Servlets
3 3 (4.29%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (15.71%) Replication
3 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 68 (97.14%) Linux
2 59 (84.29%) Windows
3 27 (38.57%) Ubuntu
4 19 (27.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (22.86%) CentOS
6 15 (21.43%) Debian
6 15 (21.43%) FreeBSD
7 12 (17.14%) Unix
8 9 (12.86%) Windows Server
9 8 (11.43%) Fedora
10 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
11 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
11 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.43%) Solaris
12 1 (1.43%) VMS
12 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 25 (35.71%) High Availability
3 25 (35.71%) Systems Engineering
3 25 (35.71%) User Stories
4 23 (32.86%) ITIL
5 22 (31.43%) Coaching
6 20 (28.57%) DevOps
7 18 (25.71%) Mentoring
8 16 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (22.86%) Service Management
8 16 (22.86%) Task Automation
9 15 (21.43%) Open Source
9 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 13 (18.57%) Analytics
10 13 (18.57%) Service Delivery
11 11 (15.71%) Video Analytics
12 10 (14.29%) Deep Learning
12 10 (14.29%) V-Model
12 10 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) Bash Shell
2 35 (50.00%) Python
3 25 (35.71%) C
4 20 (28.57%) Korn
5 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
6 10 (14.29%) Perl
7 9 (12.86%) Shell Script
8 7 (10.00%) Java
8 7 (10.00%) Ruby
8 7 (10.00%) SQL
9 4 (5.71%) Bourne shell
10 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.86%) sed
12 1 (1.43%) AWK
12 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) CCNA
1 25 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 25 (35.71%) CISSP
1 25 (35.71%) CompTIA Security+
1 25 (35.71%) DV Cleared
1 25 (35.71%) GIAC
1 25 (35.71%) Linux+ Certification
1 25 (35.71%) MCSE
1 25 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 25 (35.71%) Network+ Certification
1 25 (35.71%) SANS
1 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
1 25 (35.71%) SSCP
2 11 (15.71%) Degree
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (84.29%) NFS
2 28 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 20 (28.57%) KVM
3 20 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (24.29%) Docker
4 17 (24.29%) VMware NSX
5 16 (22.86%) pfSense
6 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 9 (12.86%) Xen
8 8 (11.43%) VirtualBox
9 4 (5.71%) iptables
10 2 (2.86%) QEMU
11 1 (1.43%) Firmware
11 1 (1.43%) LXC
11 1 (1.43%) Sendmail
11 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 51 (72.86%) Puppet
2 50 (71.43%) Ansible
3 31 (44.29%) Nagios
4 26 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (35.71%) vCenter Server
6 24 (34.29%) ZABBIX
7 22 (31.43%) Terraform
8 9 (12.86%) Kubernetes
9 8 (11.43%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (11.43%) OpenNMS
10 7 (10.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 2 (2.86%) Icinga
12 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (1.43%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (54.29%) VMware
2 27 (38.57%) SolarWinds
3 25 (35.71%) EMC
3 25 (35.71%) NetApp
4 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
5 22 (31.43%) Red Hat
6 15 (21.43%) PagerDuty
7 8 (11.43%) Cloudera
7 8 (11.43%) Dell
7 8 (11.43%) Hortonworks
8 7 (10.00%) Centrify
9 5 (7.14%) BT
10 2 (2.86%) Mitel
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle
11 1 (1.43%) Cisco
11 1 (1.43%) Google
11 1 (1.43%) Remedy