Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 958 962 1126
Rank change year-on-year +4 +164 +62
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 141 230 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.13% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.77% 1.31% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 99 138 50
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.53% -22.73%
10th Percentile £34,925 £42,500 £32,050
90th Percentile £71,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -24.53%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 18,229 17,604 15,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.62% 10.09% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13,909 13,870 12,367
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

SCOrch
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SCOrch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOrch over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Salary histogram for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOrch within the UK over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. 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 +77 138 £50,500 -3.81%
UK excluding London +74 112 £52,500 +5.00%
South West +69 51 £47,000 +4.44%
London +43 29 £52,500 -16.00%
Midlands -6 23 £61,250 +22.50%
West Midlands +22 19 £60,000 +20.00%
East of England +86 12 £45,000 -41.94%
North of England +31 12 £45,000 -14.29%
South East +24 11 £40,000 -38.46%
Yorkshire +10 8 £45,000 -14.29%
East Midlands +16 4 £62,500 +25.00%
North West +32 3 £60,000 +15.38%
Scotland - 3 £57,000 -
North East - 1 £36,250 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 with a requirement for SCOrch.

1 109 (77.30%) Windows
2 105 (74.47%) SCCM
3 90 (63.83%) Active Directory
4 88 (62.41%) PowerShell
4 88 (62.41%) Hyper-V
5 86 (60.99%) VMware
6 84 (59.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 82 (58.16%) SCOM
7 82 (58.16%) Microsoft
8 81 (57.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 70 (49.65%) ITIL
10 68 (48.23%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (47.52%) SQL Server
11 67 (47.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 62 (43.97%) Citrix
13 61 (43.26%) SQL
13 61 (43.26%) Linux
14 60 (42.55%) Cisco
15 59 (41.84%) Office 365
16 56 (39.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 51 (36.17%) Security Cleared
18 49 (34.75%) DNS
18 49 (34.75%) SharePoint
18 49 (34.75%) Python
19 47 (33.33%) XenApp
19 47 (33.33%) NetScaler
20 46 (32.62%) Microsoft App-V
20 46 (32.62%) OneDrive
21 43 (30.50%) DHCP
21 43 (30.50%) TCP/IP

SCOrch
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 49 (34.75%) SharePoint
2 24 (17.02%) Confluence
3 7 (4.96%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.13%) IIS
5 3 (2.13%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.42%) FileNet
6 2 (1.42%) StreamWeaver
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.42%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 84 (59.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (41.84%) Office 365
3 46 (32.62%) OneDrive
4 41 (29.08%) Azure Stack
5 29 (20.57%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (6.38%) OpenShift
7 5 (3.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.13%) PaaS
9 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.42%) IaaS
9 2 (1.42%) SaaS
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.71%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 49 (34.75%) DNS
2 47 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 43 (30.50%) DHCP
3 43 (30.50%) TCP/IP
4 36 (25.53%) Skype
5 9 (6.38%) BIG-IP
5 9 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (6.38%) FabricPath
5 9 (6.38%) SAN
5 9 (6.38%) VLAN
6 6 (4.26%) Firewall
7 5 (3.55%) LAN
7 5 (3.55%) WAN
7 5 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.84%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (2.84%) VSAN
9 2 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.71%) Internet
10 1 (0.71%) Intranet
10 1 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (47.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.09%) Relational Database
2 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (2.84%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.84%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.42%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (26.95%) Visual Studio
2 34 (24.11%) JIRA
2 34 (24.11%) TestRail
2 34 (24.11%) Zephyr
3 11 (7.80%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (6.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.84%) MSI
7 3 (2.13%) Selenium
8 2 (1.42%) Ant
8 2 (1.42%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.42%) Maven
8 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.71%) WinDbg
General
1 30 (21.28%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Electronics
2 6 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.26%) Marketing
2 6 (4.26%) Military
2 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (45.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (17.02%) Architect
3 23 (16.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (12.06%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (10.64%) Technical Architect
6 14 (9.93%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Technical Leader
8 9 (6.38%) IT Manager
8 9 (6.38%) IT Support
8 9 (6.38%) IT Support Manager
8 9 (6.38%) Support Manager
8 9 (6.38%) Systems Manager
8 9 (6.38%) Systems Support
8 9 (6.38%) Systems Support Manager
8 9 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) Senior Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.55%) Monitoring Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Windows Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.67%) Apache Flex
2 5 (3.55%) .NET
3 4 (2.84%) Apache NiFi
3 4 (2.84%) CGI
4 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.13%) ADO
4 3 (2.13%) COM
4 3 (2.13%) CSS
4 3 (2.13%) HTML
4 3 (2.13%) HTML5
4 3 (2.13%) OLE DB
4 3 (2.13%) Web Services
5 2 (1.42%) JSON
5 2 (1.42%) REST
5 2 (1.42%) XML
6 1 (0.71%) CSS3
6 1 (0.71%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (9.93%) e-Learning
4 11 (7.80%) Mobile Computing
5 7 (4.96%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.96%) User Experience
6 6 (4.26%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.84%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.13%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Clustering
9 1 (0.71%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.71%) FMCG
9 1 (0.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 109 (77.30%) Windows
2 61 (43.26%) Linux
3 40 (28.37%) Windows Server
4 37 (26.24%) Mac OS
4 37 (26.24%) Unix
5 36 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (16.31%) Windows 10
7 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (9.22%) CentOS
9 9 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (6.38%) SUSE
9 9 (6.38%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.55%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (49.65%) ITIL
2 68 (48.23%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (47.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 40 (28.37%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (26.95%) CRM
6 31 (21.99%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (17.73%) Scrum
8 24 (17.02%) Kanban
8 24 (17.02%) MODAF
8 24 (17.02%) PRINCE2
9 19 (13.48%) Runbook
10 17 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (10.64%) Software Engineering
12 14 (9.93%) TOGAF
13 13 (9.22%) Customer Requirements
13 13 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (8.51%) DevOps
15 11 (7.80%) Deployment Automation
16 10 (7.09%) Incident Management
17 9 (6.38%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (62.41%) PowerShell
2 61 (43.26%) SQL
3 49 (34.75%) Python
4 40 (28.37%) JavaScript
5 34 (24.11%) PHP
6 16 (11.35%) VB
7 15 (10.64%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.38%) Ruby
9 7 (4.96%) VBScript
10 6 (4.26%) C#
11 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.84%) C
12 2 (1.42%) Perl
13 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 35 (24.82%) DV Cleared
3 28 (19.86%) MCP
4 26 (18.44%) Degree
5 25 (17.73%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (17.02%) CCA
6 24 (17.02%) CCNA
6 24 (17.02%) RHCE
7 20 (14.18%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (7.09%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (7.09%) MCSE
10 7 (4.96%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.13%) MCTS
13 2 (1.42%) MCSA
13 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 2 (1.42%) VCP6
14 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (24.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 90 (63.83%) Active Directory
2 88 (62.41%) Hyper-V
3 81 (57.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (33.33%) XenApp
5 46 (32.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 41 (29.08%) XenDesktop
7 22 (15.60%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (14.18%) Docker
9 15 (10.64%) vSphere
10 13 (9.22%) VMware NSX
11 9 (6.38%) KVM
12 5 (3.55%) BitLocker
12 5 (3.55%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (3.55%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (2.84%) NFS
Systems Management
1 105 (74.47%) SCCM
2 82 (58.16%) SCOM
3 56 (39.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 27 (19.15%) Puppet
5 26 (18.44%) SCVMM
6 15 (10.64%) vRealize
7 14 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (9.22%) Ansible
9 11 (7.80%) Kubernetes
10 9 (6.38%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (6.38%) Terraform
11 8 (5.67%) BladeLogic
12 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (4.26%) NetBackup
13 6 (4.26%) vCenter Server
14 5 (3.55%) Cisco Prime
14 5 (3.55%) Nagios
14 5 (3.55%) Tivoli
14 5 (3.55%) WSUS
14 5 (3.55%) Xymon
Vendors
1 86 (60.99%) VMware
2 82 (58.16%) Microsoft
3 62 (43.97%) Citrix
4 60 (42.55%) Cisco
5 34 (24.11%) Splunk
6 24 (17.02%) Atlassian
7 16 (11.35%) F5
8 14 (9.93%) HP
9 10 (7.09%) McAfee
9 10 (7.09%) ServiceNow
10 8 (5.67%) BMC
11 7 (4.96%) EMC
11 7 (4.96%) SolarWinds
12 6 (4.26%) SAP
13 5 (3.55%) Nimsoft
14 4 (2.84%) MobileIron
14 4 (2.84%) Oracle
14 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
15 3 (2.13%) Infoblox
16 2 (1.42%) Veeam