Period
to 17 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SCOrch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCOrch over the 6 months to 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK > England
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 808 846 942
Rank change year-on-year +38 +96 +51
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 38 50 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.056% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.41% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 107
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,475 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,000 £52,303 £42,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £60,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.71% -3.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £95,000 £79,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £54,250
% change year-on-year -25.00% +10.60% +8.50%

SCOrch is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,478 12,203 16,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.83% 13.76% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10,407 9,751 13,157
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

SCOrch
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SCOrch as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SCOrch in England

SCOrch
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCOrch in England.

Salary trend for SCOrch in England

SCOrch
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCOrch in England over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram for SCOrch in England

SCOrch
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOrch within the England region over the 6 months to 17 May 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
Midlands +3 15 £44,000 -51.11% 2
East Midlands +12 13 £44,000 -51.11% 1
South East +49 12 £45,000 -25.00%
London +47 5 £85,000 +47.83% 1
North of England -24 4 £42,500 -26.09%
East of England +22 2 £45,000 -25.00% 2
North West +2 2 - -
West Midlands -3 2 £34,250 -46.90% 1
Yorkshire -20 2 £42,500 -29.17%
SCOrch
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, IT jobs citing SCOrch 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 across the England region with a requirement for SCOrch.

1 38 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
3 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 25 (65.79%) VMware
4 25 (65.79%) Windows Server
5 24 (63.16%) SCCM
5 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (55.26%) SCOM
7 20 (52.63%) Azure
7 20 (52.63%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
9 17 (44.74%) ITIL
9 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2016
10 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
10 16 (42.11%) Linux
10 16 (42.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (36.84%) SCVMM
11 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2019
12 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Clustering
12 13 (34.21%) vCenter Server
12 13 (34.21%) PKI
13 12 (31.58%) MCSA
13 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (28.95%) Change Management
15 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (26.32%) MCSE
15 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (26.32%) Task Automation

SCOrch
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 20 (52.63%) Azure
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (42.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (15.79%) IaaS
5 4 (10.53%) AWS
5 4 (10.53%) GitHub
5 4 (10.53%) PaaS
5 4 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) DHCP
1 8 (21.05%) DNS
1 8 (21.05%) VSAN
2 4 (10.53%) NetScaler
2 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) Multicast
3 3 (7.89%) SSL
4 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Server Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Active Directory Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Azure Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.53%) IT Architect
4 4 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Wintel Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Wintel Server Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) JSON
2 2 (5.26%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 13 (34.21%) PKI
3 4 (10.53%) Private Cloud
4 3 (7.89%) Clustering
4 3 (7.89%) Replication
5 2 (5.26%) EMC VNX
5 2 (5.26%) User Experience
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 25 (65.79%) Windows Server
3 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (42.11%) Linux
6 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2019
7 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (21.05%) Unix
9 3 (7.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Change Management
3 10 (26.32%) Data Centre Operations
3 10 (26.32%) Task Automation
4 8 (21.05%) Converged Infrastructure
4 8 (21.05%) DevOps
4 8 (21.05%) Identity Management
4 8 (21.05%) ITIL V3
5 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.89%) Password Management
6 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.26%) Architecture Roadmap
7 2 (5.26%) Business Case
7 2 (5.26%) IT Strategy
7 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.89%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) VB
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) MCSA
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (26.32%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
2 20 (52.63%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.53%) XenApp
4 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.89%) vSphere
6 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (63.16%) SCCM
2 21 (55.26%) SCOM
3 14 (36.84%) SCVMM
4 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (34.21%) vCenter Server
5 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (15.79%) Ansible
7 5 (13.16%) PowerCLI
8 4 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (5.26%) WMI
10 1 (2.63%) Control-M
10 1 (2.63%) Kibana
10 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 25 (65.79%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.89%) EMC
5 3 (7.89%) Veeam
6 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.26%) Brocade
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) jetNEXUS
6 2 (5.26%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
6 2 (5.26%) TOWER Software
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Intel
7 1 (2.63%) Moogsoft
7 1 (2.63%) Okta
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow