Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Samba
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1024 1081 1125
Rank change year-on-year +57 +44 +24
Permanent jobs citing Samba 32 82 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.050% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 66 55
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -16.28%
10th Percentile £33,525 £23,000 £32,200
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -22.22% -16.28%

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 23,463 24,380 22,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.25% 14.91% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19,312 19,907 19,207
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +69 24 £52,500 -4.55% 9
UK excluding London +56 24 £38,500 +10.00% 5
South West +16 10 £60,000 +33.33% 4
East of England +70 8 £45,500 +7.06%
London +70 5 £45,000 -33.33% 4
Wales - 5 £38,500 -
South East +37 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (78.13%) Windows
3 24 (75.00%) Red Hat
4 22 (68.75%) CentOS
5 21 (65.63%) Ubuntu
6 18 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (56.25%) Bash Shell
6 18 (56.25%) Python
7 16 (50.00%) VMware
7 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (46.88%) ITIL
9 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
9 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
9 14 (43.75%) Puppet
9 14 (43.75%) VirtualBox
10 13 (40.63%) Xen
10 13 (40.63%) NFS
11 12 (37.50%) Debian
11 12 (37.50%) Service Delivery
11 12 (37.50%) Nagios
11 12 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (34.38%) Ansible
12 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
12 11 (34.38%) Fedora
12 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
13 10 (31.25%) NetApp
13 10 (31.25%) Dell
13 10 (31.25%) EMC
13 10 (31.25%) DNS
13 10 (31.25%) C

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 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) Internet
2 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) NAS
3 6 (18.75%) OpenVPN
3 6 (18.75%) SMTP
3 6 (18.75%) VoIP
3 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (15.63%) SNMP
5 3 (9.38%) Kerberos
6 2 (6.25%) HTTP
7 1 (3.13%) Broadband
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Big Data
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) Redis
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (12.50%) Welsh Language
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Platform Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) IT Manager
4 6 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Junior C++ Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Python Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) LAMP
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (18.75%) Life Science
3 5 (15.63%) BBC
4 3 (9.38%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (78.13%) Windows
3 22 (68.75%) CentOS
4 21 (65.63%) Ubuntu
5 18 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (37.50%) Debian
7 11 (34.38%) Fedora
8 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
9 4 (12.50%) Unix
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (3.13%) Gentoo
11 1 (3.13%) Mandriva Linux
11 1 (3.13%) openSUSE
11 1 (3.13%) Slackware
11 1 (3.13%) Solaris
11 1 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 12 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
4 10 (31.25%) Acceptance Criteria
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) High Availability
4 10 (31.25%) Service Management
4 10 (31.25%) Systems Engineering
4 10 (31.25%) Task Automation
4 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 10 (31.25%) V-Model
4 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 9 (28.13%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (28.13%) SDLC
5 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) Chemistry
6 6 (18.75%) Data Privacy
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL V3
7 5 (15.63%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Bash Shell
1 18 (56.25%) Python
2 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 10 (31.25%) C
4 7 (21.88%) Perl
5 6 (18.75%) Ruby
6 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.38%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) Go
8 1 (3.13%) Java
8 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) HND
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) GIAC
3 1 (3.13%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (3.13%) LPIC
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.13%) RHCE
3 1 (3.13%) SANS
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (43.75%) VirtualBox
3 13 (40.63%) NFS
3 13 (40.63%) Xen
4 10 (31.25%) Docker
4 10 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (25.00%) KVM
6 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (9.38%) Btrfs
7 3 (9.38%) Ceph
7 3 (9.38%) DRBD
8 1 (3.13%) BIND 9
8 1 (3.13%) iptables
8 1 (3.13%) Postfix
8 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) Puppet
2 12 (37.50%) Nagios
3 11 (34.38%) Ansible
4 10 (31.25%) Docker Swarm
4 10 (31.25%) Kubernetes
4 10 (31.25%) OpenNMS
4 10 (31.25%) vCenter Server
4 10 (31.25%) ZABBIX
5 5 (15.63%) Proxmox
6 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (3.13%) Grafana
7 1 (3.13%) Munin
7 1 (3.13%) Nessus
7 1 (3.13%) Prometheus
7 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) Cloudera
4 10 (31.25%) Dell
4 10 (31.25%) EMC
4 10 (31.25%) Hortonworks
4 10 (31.25%) NetApp
4 10 (31.25%) SolarWinds
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco
6 6 (18.75%) Apple
6 6 (18.75%) Draytek
6 6 (18.75%) Synology
7 4 (12.50%) BT
8 3 (9.38%) Centrify
9 1 (3.13%) Clearswift