The table below looks at the statistics for SCOrch skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOrch over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
Rank 214 197 192
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 2 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.062% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.69% 0.88% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 11
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +7.31%
SCOrch
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
291 340 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.43% 7.01% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 244 258 252
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

SCOrch
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOrch across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOrch Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SCOrch
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOrch across the West Midlands region.

SCOrch Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SCOrch
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOrch within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -13 2 £50,000 -9.09%
SCOrch
England

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SCOrch also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCOrch.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) IBM
3 7 (58.33%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) EMC
3 7 (58.33%) NetApp
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) XenApp
3 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
3 7 (58.33%) NetScaler
3 7 (58.33%) XenMobile
4 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) SCCM
5 5 (41.67%) SCOM
5 5 (41.67%) SCVMM
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) SCSM
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (33.33%) Operations Management
6 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (33.33%) vSphere
6 4 (33.33%) VCAP
6 4 (33.33%) VTSP
6 4 (33.33%) CCEE

SCOrch
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SCOrch also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCOrch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Virtualisation Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) MOF
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (33.33%) VCAP
2 4 (33.33%) VTSP
2 4 (33.33%) CCEE
2 4 (33.33%) VCP5
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (58.33%) XenApp
1 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
2 4 (33.33%) vSphere
2 4 (33.33%) vCloud
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) XenMobile
2 5 (41.67%) SCSM
2 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 5 (41.67%) SCOM
2 5 (41.67%) SCVMM
3 3 (25.00%) SCDPM
4 2 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) NetApp
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) EMC
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) IBM