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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
Rank 215 207 197
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.054% 0.072% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.10% 0.88% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +30.95%
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
273 455 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.93% 8.18% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 250 376 156
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £31,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 August 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
Coventry - 2 £42,500 -
Birmingham +1 1 £42,500 -22.72%
SCOrch
England

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
1 8 (100.00%) SCOM
1 8 (100.00%) SCVMM
2 7 (87.50%) SCDPM
2 7 (87.50%) SCSM
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) XenApp
7 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (12.50%) MPLS
8 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 1 (12.50%) Firewall
8 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (12.50%) SMTP
8 1 (12.50%) DHCP
8 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (12.50%) VPN
8 1 (12.50%) DNS
8 1 (12.50%) SSL

SCOrch
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
1 8 (100.00%) SCOM
1 8 (100.00%) SCVMM
2 7 (87.50%) SCDPM
2 7 (87.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) VMware