Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 905 839 966
Rank change year-on-year -66 +127 +10
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 37 40 145
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.047% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.34% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 107
10th Percentile £41,250 £44,950 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £60,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year -25.83% +23.71% -3.00%
75th Percentile £61,188 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £60,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year -26.67% +18.81% +1.00%

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 16,493 11,803 18,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.48% 13.98% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11,869 9,442 14,144
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £58,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.84% +6.36%
75th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Top 12 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 12 June 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
England -30 36 £44,000 -26.67% 3
UK excluding London -47 34 £44,000 -26.67%
Midlands -31 15 £44,000 +12.82%
East Midlands - 13 £44,000 -
South East -1 12 £45,000 -25.00%
North of England -34 4 £42,500 -22.73%
East of England -12 3 £45,000 -25.00%
North West -22 2 - -
London -31 2 £80,000 +39.13% 3
West Midlands -33 2 £34,250 -12.18%
Yorkshire -36 2 £42,500 -29.17%
Work from Home -200 2 £46,500 -28.46%

For the 6 months to 12 June 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 with a requirement for SCOrch.

1 37 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
3 29 (78.38%) Windows
4 27 (72.97%) VMware
5 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
6 23 (62.16%) SCCM
6 23 (62.16%) Windows Server
7 21 (56.76%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (51.35%) Azure
8 19 (51.35%) SCOM
9 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (48.65%) Microsoft 365
9 18 (48.65%) Data Centre
10 16 (43.24%) Linux
10 16 (43.24%) ITIL
11 15 (40.54%) SCVMM
11 15 (40.54%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Clustering
12 14 (37.84%) vCenter Server
12 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2016
13 12 (32.43%) MCSA
13 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (32.43%) PKI
14 11 (29.73%) Change Management
14 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2019
15 10 (27.03%) Task Automation
15 10 (27.03%) Data Centre Operations
15 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (27.03%) MCSE

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 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 19 (51.35%) Azure
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (40.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (21.62%) IaaS
5 5 (13.51%) AWS
5 5 (13.51%) GitHub
5 5 (13.51%) PaaS
5 5 (13.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) VSAN
2 6 (16.22%) DHCP
2 6 (16.22%) DNS
3 5 (13.51%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (8.11%) Multicast
4 3 (8.11%) SSL
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.70%) NAS
6 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Administrator
2 6 (16.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Server Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Active Directory Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Azure Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (8.11%) IT Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Wintel Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Wintel Server Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) JSON
2 2 (5.41%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Data Centre
2 12 (32.43%) PKI
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) Private Cloud
3 4 (10.81%) Replication
4 3 (8.11%) EMC VNX
5 2 (5.41%) User Experience
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server
3 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (43.24%) Linux
5 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2019
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (21.62%) Unix
9 3 (8.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Change Management
3 10 (27.03%) Data Centre Operations
3 10 (27.03%) Task Automation
4 9 (24.32%) DevOps
5 8 (21.62%) Converged Infrastructure
5 8 (21.62%) Identity Management
5 8 (21.62%) ITIL V3
6 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Business Case
7 3 (8.11%) Change Control
7 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
7 3 (8.11%) Password Management
7 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.41%) Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) IT Strategy
8 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.70%) Network Segmentation
9 1 (2.70%) Principle of Least Privilege
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) MCSA
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (27.03%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
2 21 (56.76%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.81%) vSphere
6 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.70%) Firmware
7 1 (2.70%) XenApp
7 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (62.16%) SCCM
2 19 (51.35%) SCOM
3 15 (40.54%) SCVMM
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Clustering
4 14 (37.84%) vCenter Server
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 7 (18.92%) Ansible
7 6 (16.22%) PowerCLI
8 4 (10.81%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (5.41%) WMI
11 1 (2.70%) Control-M
11 1 (2.70%) Kibana
11 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) VMware
2 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) EMC
4 4 (10.81%) Veeam
5 3 (8.11%) 3PAR
5 3 (8.11%) Brocade
5 3 (8.11%) jetNEXUS
5 3 (8.11%) Rackspace
5 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.11%) Symantec
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) TOWER Software
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Intel
7 1 (2.70%) Moogsoft
7 1 (2.70%) Okta
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow