Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Samba
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 829 929 1073
Rank change year-on-year +100 +144 +57
Permanent jobs citing Samba 19 30 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.028% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.12% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 30
10th Percentile " £47,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -31.82% -8.33% +33.33%
75th Percentile £53,830 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,750 £72,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,750 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -38.64% -8.33% +50.00%

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 15,967 18,603 24,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.68% 17.23% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12,866 15,314 19,676
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Samba
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Samba as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Samba in the UK

Samba
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Samba.

Salary trend for Samba in the UK

Samba
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Samba over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Samba in the UK

Samba
Top 8 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 23 April 2021. 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 +105 19 £37,500 -31.82% 4
UK excluding London +70 14 £33,750 -38.64% 1
South West -2 11 £32,500 -40.91% 1
London +106 5 £56,303 +2.37% 3
South East - 2 £55,000 -
Work from Home -152 1 £32,500 -40.91% 2
Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Red Hat
2 15 (78.95%) CentOS
3 14 (73.68%) Bash Shell
3 14 (73.68%) Windows
4 13 (68.42%) KVM
5 12 (63.16%) Ubuntu
5 12 (63.16%) Xen
5 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
5 12 (63.16%) Python
6 11 (57.89%) DHCP
6 11 (57.89%) VMware
6 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (52.63%) Perl
7 10 (52.63%) DNS
8 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
9 8 (42.11%) Debian
9 8 (42.11%) NFS
9 8 (42.11%) Apache
10 7 (36.84%) Ruby
10 7 (36.84%) Firewall
11 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
11 6 (31.58%) Nagios
11 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (31.58%) Azure
11 6 (31.58%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
12 5 (26.32%) NAS
12 5 (26.32%) Ansible
12 5 (26.32%) Puppet

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 8 (42.11%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Houdini
1 3 (15.79%) Maya
1 3 (15.79%) NUKE
1 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Azure
2 3 (15.79%) AWS
2 3 (15.79%) IaaS
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DHCP
2 10 (52.63%) DNS
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) NAS
4 5 (26.32%) SAN
5 4 (21.05%) Internet
5 4 (21.05%) SSL
6 3 (15.79%) FTP
6 3 (15.79%) VLAN
7 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (5.26%) HTTP
8 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
8 1 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) CouchDB
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (21.05%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (21.05%) Device Driver
3 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) CentOS
3 14 (73.68%) Windows
4 12 (63.16%) Ubuntu
5 8 (42.11%) Debian
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 4 (21.05%) Unix
9 3 (15.79%) Fedora
9 3 (15.79%) VMS
9 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
10 2 (10.53%) FreeNAS
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (5.26%) SUSE
11 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Server Management
4 2 (10.53%) Task Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) V-Model
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Bash Shell
2 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
2 12 (63.16%) Python
3 10 (52.63%) Perl
4 7 (36.84%) Ruby
5 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
6 5 (26.32%) C
7 3 (15.79%) AWK
7 3 (15.79%) sed
8 2 (10.53%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) RHCE
1 3 (15.79%) RHCSA
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) GIAC
2 2 (10.53%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (10.53%) SANS
2 2 (10.53%) SSCP
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) KVM
2 12 (63.16%) Xen
3 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
5 8 (42.11%) NFS
6 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 4 (21.05%) Ceph
7 4 (21.05%) VirtualBox
8 3 (15.79%) Btrfs
8 3 (15.79%) DRBD
8 3 (15.79%) Firmware
8 3 (15.79%) OCFS2
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (15.79%) Postfix
8 3 (15.79%) qmail
8 3 (15.79%) Sendmail
8 3 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (15.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (10.53%) Docker
9 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Nagios
2 5 (26.32%) Ansible
2 5 (26.32%) Puppet
3 4 (21.05%) Check_MK
4 3 (15.79%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (15.79%) SELinux
5 2 (10.53%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
5 2 (10.53%) OpenNMS
5 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
5 2 (10.53%) WSUS
5 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
6 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
6 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Red Hat
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Cloudera
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) Hortonworks
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) Avature
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco