Period
to 1 December 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 1 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1024 683 947
Rank change year-on-year -341 +264 +85
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 31 42 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.076% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 0.46% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 88
10th Percentile £46,250 £31,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £35,938 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £56,500 £66,875 £61,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £89,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £54,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.50% -0.91% +15.79%

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 21,533 9,187 17,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.67% 16.63% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14,040 7,769 13,377
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £92,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

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 1 December 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 1 December 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 -322 28 £52,500 -4.55% 1
UK excluding London -233 17 £51,500 -5.50% 3
London -242 14 £52,500 -41.67%
Midlands -108 7 £50,000 +37.93%
North of England -148 5 £55,000 +69.23%
North West -104 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
East Midlands -67 3 £60,000 +65.52%
Work from Home -261 3 £55,000 -38.89%
Scotland - 3 £51,500 - 2
South East -151 2 £65,250 +18.64%
North East - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 1 December 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
3 25 (80.65%) SCOM
4 24 (77.42%) SCCM
4 24 (77.42%) Azure
4 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
5 22 (70.97%) Windows Server
6 21 (67.74%) PowerShell
7 18 (58.06%) Linux
7 18 (58.06%) ITIL
8 17 (54.84%) HP
8 17 (54.84%) DevOps
9 16 (51.61%) Terraform
9 16 (51.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 15 (48.39%) Configuration Management
10 15 (48.39%) Finance
11 13 (41.94%) AWS
11 13 (41.94%) Infrastructure Automation
12 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
13 11 (35.48%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (35.48%) IaaS
13 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
13 11 (35.48%) XenApp
13 11 (35.48%) SCVMM
13 11 (35.48%) Investment Management
13 11 (35.48%) JSON
13 11 (35.48%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (35.48%) EdgeSight

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 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 24 (77.42%) Azure
2 13 (41.94%) AWS
3 11 (35.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (35.48%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (35.48%) Amazon ECS
3 11 (35.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (35.48%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (35.48%) IaaS
3 11 (35.48%) Serverless
3 11 (35.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) VSAN
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) SSL
4 3 (9.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Automotive
2 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Social Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Applications Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Deployment Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Citrix Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Server Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) IT Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Lead DevOps
9 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) JSON
2 3 (9.68%) ARM Templates
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) COM
4 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Enterprise Cloud
1 11 (35.48%) PKI
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows Server
3 18 (58.06%) Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Unix
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (12.90%) Solaris
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.23%) AIX
8 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) ITIL
2 17 (54.84%) DevOps
3 16 (51.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (48.39%) Configuration Management
5 13 (41.94%) Infrastructure Automation
6 11 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Management
6 11 (35.48%) Investment Management
6 11 (35.48%) ITSM
6 11 (35.48%) Proactive Monitoring
6 11 (35.48%) Server Management
7 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) High Availability
7 4 (12.90%) Predictive Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) Principle of Least Privilege
7 4 (12.90%) Proactive Maintenance
7 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (12.90%) Project Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) PowerShell
2 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) Perl
5 7 (22.58%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) Groovy
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.45%) PMP
1 2 (6.45%) VCAP
1 2 (6.45%) VCP5
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) GDPR
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (35.48%) XenApp
3 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.13%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (16.13%) vSphere
5 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.68%) Docker
7 2 (6.45%) vCloud
7 2 (6.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (80.65%) SCOM
2 24 (77.42%) SCCM
3 16 (51.61%) Terraform
4 11 (35.48%) EdgeSight
4 11 (35.48%) Nagios
4 11 (35.48%) SCVMM
5 8 (25.81%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 5 (16.13%) vCenter Server
6 5 (16.13%) vRealize
7 4 (12.90%) Ansible
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (9.68%) PowerCLI
9 2 (6.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (6.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
10 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) HP
3 11 (35.48%) Citrix
4 9 (29.03%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) Cognizant
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper
5 4 (12.90%) Meraki
5 4 (12.90%) Remedy
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) Intel
7 2 (6.45%) BMC
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat