Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Samba
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 828 1058 1157
Rank change year-on-year +230 +99 -13
Permanent jobs citing Samba 19 54 68
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.037% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 42 50
Median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £52,500 £36,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £62,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +60.00% +3.45%

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 13,902 24,905 25,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.64% 16.90% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11,331 20,465 20,727
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%

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 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 +236 19 £70,000 +16.67% 1
London +159 13 £73,000 +32.73%
UK excluding London +200 4 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East of England +72 2 £55,000 -8.33%
Work from Home - 2 £70,000 -
South West +107 1 £55,000 -4.35%
North of England - 1 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 18 (94.74%) Bash Shell
2 18 (94.74%) Ansible
3 16 (84.21%) Python
4 15 (78.95%) VMware
5 13 (68.42%) Configuration Management
5 13 (68.42%) Cloudera
5 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (68.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (63.16%) DevOps
6 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
7 11 (57.89%) CentOS
7 11 (57.89%) Docker
8 10 (52.63%) Windows
8 10 (52.63%) NFS
9 9 (47.37%) Nagios
9 9 (47.37%) High Availability
9 9 (47.37%) Kubernetes
10 8 (42.11%) Terraform
10 8 (42.11%) Task Automation
10 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
10 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
10 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (42.11%) Dell
10 8 (42.11%) LDAP
11 7 (36.84%) MCSE
11 7 (36.84%) C
11 7 (36.84%) ITIL
11 7 (36.84%) Microsoft

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 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Azure
2 2 (10.53%) AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DSL
1 6 (31.58%) Kerberos
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) Broadband
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) HTTP
3 2 (10.53%) MPLS
3 2 (10.53%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Big Data
2 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
4 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Artifactory
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) RStudio
2 6 (31.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (31.58%) Legal
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Electronics
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) Public Sector
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Hadoop Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Hadoop Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Middleware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Head of IT
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Technology
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) LDAP
2 6 (31.58%) Shiny
3 3 (15.79%) LAMP
3 3 (15.79%) Middleware
4 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
4 2 (10.53%) Spring
4 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (10.53%) WSDL
4 2 (10.53%) YAML
5 1 (5.26%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (57.89%) CentOS
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Fedora
5 7 (36.84%) Ubuntu
6 6 (31.58%) Unix
7 2 (10.53%) SUSE
7 2 (10.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (5.26%) Debian
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Configuration Management
1 13 (68.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (63.16%) DevOps
3 9 (47.37%) High Availability
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Task Automation
5 7 (36.84%) Acceptance Criteria
5 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
5 7 (36.84%) Service Management
5 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
5 7 (36.84%) V-Model
5 7 (36.84%) Waterfall
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
6 6 (31.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (31.58%) People Management
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
6 6 (31.58%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Bash Shell
2 16 (84.21%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
4 7 (36.84%) C
5 6 (31.58%) Groovy
5 6 (31.58%) R
6 3 (15.79%) PHP
7 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 1 (5.26%) Bourne shell
8 1 (5.26%) C#
8 1 (5.26%) Korn
8 1 (5.26%) Perl
8 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CCNA
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
1 7 (36.84%) CompTIA Security+
1 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) GIAC
1 7 (36.84%) Linux+ Certification
1 7 (36.84%) MCSE
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (36.84%) Network+ Certification
1 7 (36.84%) SANS
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) SSCP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (57.89%) Docker
3 10 (52.63%) NFS
4 7 (36.84%) VirtualBox
4 7 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (36.84%) Xen
5 2 (10.53%) OpenSSH
5 2 (10.53%) Squid
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.26%) KVM
6 1 (5.26%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 18 (94.74%) Ansible
2 9 (47.37%) Kubernetes
2 9 (47.37%) Nagios
3 8 (42.11%) Terraform
4 7 (36.84%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (36.84%) OpenNMS
4 7 (36.84%) Puppet
4 7 (36.84%) vCenter Server
4 7 (36.84%) ZABBIX
5 6 (31.58%) Ambari
5 6 (31.58%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (31.58%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 2 (10.53%) Packer
7 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
7 1 (5.26%) Proxmox
7 1 (5.26%) Rancher
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (5.26%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Cloudera
3 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
4 8 (42.11%) Dell
5 7 (36.84%) EMC
5 7 (36.84%) Hortonworks
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) NetApp
5 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
6 6 (31.58%) Tableau
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) Centrify
8 2 (10.53%) SAP
9 1 (5.26%) Draytek
9 1 (5.26%) HP
9 1 (5.26%) Splunk
9 1 (5.26%) Supermicro