Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Samba
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1104 1125 1191
Rank change year-on-year +21 +66 -68
Permanent jobs citing Samba 79 62 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.035% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 70
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -13.17% -2.38%
10th Percentile £23,000 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -15.79% +11.76%

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 24,832 22,451 24,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.64% 12.68% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20,070 18,937 21,021
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +24 64 £62,500 +38.89% 5
UK excluding London +43 53 £35,000 -12.50% 10
London +43 25 £67,500 +23.85% 2
East of England - 18 £42,500 -
Scotland +4 14 £23,000 -48.89% 7
South East +10 9 £66,000 +46.67% 3
South West -16 8 £45,000 -
West Midlands +29 2 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +20 2 £35,000 -
Midlands +17 2 £47,500 -
North of England +9 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 77 (97.47%) Linux
2 66 (83.54%) Windows
3 57 (72.15%) Ansible
4 55 (69.62%) Puppet
4 55 (69.62%) DNS
5 50 (63.29%) Bash Shell
6 49 (62.03%) Python
7 46 (58.23%) NFS
7 46 (58.23%) TCP/IP
7 46 (58.23%) VMware
8 41 (51.90%) Amazon AWS
9 39 (49.37%) Opscode Chef
10 37 (46.84%) Red Hat
11 36 (45.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (43.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (43.04%) High Availability
12 34 (43.04%) DevOps
12 34 (43.04%) Nagios
13 31 (39.24%) Git (software)
14 30 (37.97%) JIRA
14 30 (37.97%) OpenVPN
14 30 (37.97%) SNMP
15 29 (36.71%) DHCP
15 29 (36.71%) Disaster Recovery
15 29 (36.71%) SSH
16 28 (35.44%) Finance
16 28 (35.44%) Firewall
16 28 (35.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 27 (34.18%) CentOS
17 27 (34.18%) 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 18 (22.78%) Confluence
2 17 (21.52%) OpenStack
2 17 (21.52%) WebLogic
2 17 (21.52%) WebSphere
3 13 (16.46%) Apache
4 9 (11.39%) IIS
4 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.53%) JBoss
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 41 (51.90%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (21.52%) GitHub
2 17 (21.52%) IaaS
3 13 (16.46%) SaaS
4 10 (12.66%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (12.66%) Amazon S3
4 10 (12.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (11.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (11.39%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (11.39%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (1.27%) G Suite
6 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (69.62%) DNS
2 46 (58.23%) TCP/IP
3 30 (37.97%) OpenVPN
3 30 (37.97%) SNMP
4 29 (36.71%) DHCP
4 29 (36.71%) SSH
5 28 (35.44%) Firewall
6 20 (25.32%) FCoE
7 19 (24.05%) SSL
8 18 (22.78%) IPsec
8 18 (22.78%) iSCSI
9 17 (21.52%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (21.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (21.52%) FTP
9 17 (21.52%) HTTP
9 17 (21.52%) HTTPS
9 17 (21.52%) ICMP
9 17 (21.52%) IMAP
9 17 (21.52%) Telnet
9 17 (21.52%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (22.78%) Oracle Database
3 17 (21.52%) MongoDB
4 15 (18.99%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (11.39%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (7.59%) Big Data
7 2 (2.53%) Informix
7 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (39.24%) Git (software)
2 30 (37.97%) JIRA
3 17 (21.52%) Gerrit
3 17 (21.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
5 11 (13.92%) Redmine
General
1 28 (35.44%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Games
3 9 (11.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (31.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (21.52%) Platform Engineer
3 17 (21.52%) Senior DevOps
3 17 (21.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 15 (18.99%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (16.46%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) Administrator
7 11 (13.92%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (13.92%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (13.92%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (13.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (12.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (11.39%) Applications Engineer
10 8 (10.13%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (8.86%) AWS Administrator
11 7 (8.86%) DevOps Administrator
11 7 (8.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 6 (7.59%) Linux DevOps Administrator
13 2 (2.53%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) LDAP
1 18 (22.78%) Web Services
2 17 (21.52%) Middleware
2 17 (21.52%) RESTful
2 17 (21.52%) SOAP
2 17 (21.52%) YAML
3 3 (3.80%) LAMP
4 2 (2.53%) CSS
4 2 (2.53%) HTML
4 2 (2.53%) JSP
4 2 (2.53%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.53%) Servlets
5 1 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.27%) Node.js
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (13.92%) Replication
3 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.53%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.27%) Clustering
7 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 77 (97.47%) Linux
2 66 (83.54%) Windows
3 36 (45.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (34.18%) CentOS
5 22 (27.85%) Ubuntu
6 21 (26.58%) Windows Server
7 18 (22.78%) Solaris
7 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (21.52%) Android
9 13 (16.46%) Debian
9 13 (16.46%) FreeBSD
9 13 (16.46%) Unix
10 5 (6.33%) Fedora
11 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.27%) SUSE
12 1 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.27%) VMS
12 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.04%) DevOps
1 34 (43.04%) High Availability
2 29 (36.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (35.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.32%) Coaching
4 20 (25.32%) ITIL
5 18 (22.78%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (22.78%) Network Monitoring
5 18 (22.78%) Release Management
6 17 (21.52%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 17 (21.52%) Integration Testing
6 17 (21.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 17 (21.52%) Project Management
6 17 (21.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 17 (21.52%) Runbook
6 17 (21.52%) SDLC
7 16 (20.25%) Task Automation
7 16 (20.25%) User Stories
8 15 (18.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (63.29%) Bash Shell
2 49 (62.03%) Python
3 24 (30.38%) PowerShell
4 22 (27.85%) SQL
5 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
6 17 (21.52%) PHP
7 16 (20.25%) C
8 14 (17.72%) Perl
9 13 (16.46%) Korn
10 12 (15.19%) Shell Script
11 9 (11.39%) Java
11 9 (11.39%) Ruby
12 2 (2.53%) Bourne shell
12 2 (2.53%) sed
13 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (20.25%) CCNA
2 16 (20.25%) CISSP
2 16 (20.25%) CompTIA Security+
2 16 (20.25%) DV Cleared
2 16 (20.25%) GIAC
2 16 (20.25%) Linux+ Certification
2 16 (20.25%) MCSE
2 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (20.25%) Network+ Certification
2 16 (20.25%) SANS
2 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.25%) SSCP
3 14 (17.72%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.53%) CCNP
6 1 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (58.23%) NFS
2 34 (43.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (34.18%) Docker
4 22 (27.85%) VirtualBox
5 17 (21.52%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (17.72%) KVM
6 14 (17.72%) pfSense
7 11 (13.92%) VMware NSX
8 6 (7.59%) Xen
9 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
10 3 (3.80%) iptables
11 2 (2.53%) Squid
12 1 (1.27%) Firmware
12 1 (1.27%) LXC
12 1 (1.27%) Sendmail
12 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 57 (72.15%) Ansible
2 55 (69.62%) Puppet
3 39 (49.37%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (43.04%) Nagios
5 22 (27.85%) Terraform
6 19 (24.05%) ZABBIX
7 17 (21.52%) Rancher
7 17 (21.52%) Sysdig
7 17 (21.52%) vRealize
8 16 (20.25%) vCenter Server
9 9 (11.39%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 5 (6.33%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (6.33%) Kubernetes
10 5 (6.33%) OpenNMS
11 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (1.27%) yum
Vendors
1 46 (58.23%) VMware
2 37 (46.84%) Red Hat
3 19 (24.05%) Oracle
4 18 (22.78%) Cisco
4 18 (22.78%) NetApp
4 18 (22.78%) Splunk
5 17 (21.52%) AppDynamics
5 17 (21.52%) BMC
5 17 (21.52%) HP
5 17 (21.52%) IBM
5 17 (21.52%) Intel
5 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
5 17 (21.52%) New Relic
5 17 (21.52%) ServiceNow
5 17 (21.52%) WorldPay
6 16 (20.25%) EMC
6 16 (20.25%) SolarWinds
7 13 (16.46%) PagerDuty
8 9 (11.39%) Centrify
9 5 (6.33%) BT