Period
to 3 July 2020

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

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 798 974 991
Rank change year-on-year +176 +17 +145
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 46 144 228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.78% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 103 158
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £47,850 £34,700 £42,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.63% +7.50% +17.65%

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 11,254 18,576 17,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.21% 12.67% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8,933 14,190 14,187
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SCOrch
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCOrch over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Salary histogram for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Top 13 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 3 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 +182 44 £60,000 +14.29% 7
UK excluding London +158 38 £60,000 +11.63% 7
South East +141 17 £60,000 +29.73% 1
North of England +120 10 £55,000 +22.22% 3
London +145 7 £60,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire +112 5 £60,000 +33.33%
North West +108 5 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Work from Home +49 5 £65,000 +8.33%
East of England +84 4 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Midlands +100 3 £39,000 -36.33% 1
West Midlands +69 3 £39,000 -35.00% 1
Scotland +90 2 - -
South West +36 2 £42,500 -9.57%

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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 37 (80.43%) Microsoft
2 34 (73.91%) SCCM
3 32 (69.57%) Windows
4 27 (58.70%) SCOM
5 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
6 20 (43.48%) PowerShell
7 19 (41.30%) Windows 10
8 13 (28.26%) Office 365
9 12 (26.09%) VMware
9 12 (26.09%) Linux
10 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
10 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
11 10 (21.74%) Azure
11 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
11 10 (21.74%) DHCP
11 10 (21.74%) DNS
12 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
12 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (17.39%) OneDrive
13 8 (17.39%) Cisco
13 8 (17.39%) SQL
13 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
13 8 (17.39%) SCVMM
14 7 (15.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (15.22%) DevOps
15 6 (13.04%) SCDPM

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 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Office 365
2 10 (21.74%) Azure
3 8 (17.39%) OneDrive
4 5 (10.87%) IaaS
5 4 (8.70%) Power Platform
6 3 (6.52%) AWS
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (4.35%) Azure Stack
7 2 (4.35%) Serverless
7 2 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) DHCP
1 10 (21.74%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco Firepower
2 3 (6.52%) SAN
2 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) Network Security
4 1 (2.17%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) VSAN
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (8.70%) Power BI
2 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MSI
2 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) WinDbg
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) TestRail
3 1 (2.17%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.52%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 6 (13.04%) SCCM Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Automation Specialist
4 5 (10.87%) SCCM Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) LDAP
2 2 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) PKI
2 5 (10.87%) User Experience
3 3 (6.52%) CMDB
3 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) Replication
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Windows 10
3 12 (26.09%) Linux
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.87%) Unix
7 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
8 3 (6.52%) CentOS
8 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (15.22%) DevOps
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.87%) Customer-Centricity
5 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) Security Patching
7 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.52%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (6.52%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.52%) Presales
7 3 (6.52%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (6.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.35%) C
4 2 (4.35%) VBScript
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.87%) XenDesktop
6 4 (8.70%) vSphere
6 4 (8.70%) XenApp
7 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (4.35%) BitLocker
8 2 (4.35%) DFS Replication
8 2 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 34 (73.91%) SCCM
2 27 (58.70%) SCOM
3 8 (17.39%) SCVMM
4 6 (13.04%) SCDPM
4 6 (13.04%) SCSM
4 6 (13.04%) vRealize
5 5 (10.87%) Terraform
6 4 (8.70%) Ansible
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
8 2 (4.35%) Nagios
8 2 (4.35%) Perfmon
8 2 (4.35%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (4.35%) WSUS
8 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
4 8 (17.39%) Cisco
5 6 (13.04%) Citrix
6 5 (10.87%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.87%) Splunk
7 4 (8.70%) Capita
7 4 (8.70%) HP
7 4 (8.70%) Juniper
7 4 (8.70%) Oracle
8 3 (6.52%) Gemalto
8 3 (6.52%) McAfee
9 2 (4.35%) BMC
9 2 (4.35%) CyberArk
9 2 (4.35%) EMC
10 1 (2.17%) Meraki
10 1 (2.17%) TOWER Software