Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1010 1086 1133
Rank change year-on-year +76 +47 +73
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 147 119 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.067% 0.052%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.83% 0.75% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 107 91 53
UK median annual salary £60,000 £53,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.15% +9.74% -7.14%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £35,400
90th Percentile £84,250 £73,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +18.75% -17.95% -7.14%

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 17,696 15,961 16,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.92% 8.95% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13,961 13,082 13,637
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,039 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% - +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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 +75 131 £60,000 +11.67% 20
UK excluding London +59 71 £47,500 +18.75% 15
London +39 64 £70,000 +30.28% 5
North of England +46 24 £41,250 -17.50% 3
Midlands +25 20 £40,000 - 6
East of England - 13 £68,500 - 1
Yorkshire +38 12 £31,936 -54.38% 1
North West +17 12 £54,000 +8.00% 2
East Midlands +14 11 £40,000 +10.58% 5
West Midlands +28 9 £50,000 +8.11% 1
South East +19 7 £55,000 +33.33% 3
Wales +6 4 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -3 3 £65,000 +23.81% 2

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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.

1 122 (82.99%) Microsoft
1 122 (82.99%) VMware
2 107 (72.79%) Windows
3 94 (63.95%) Windows Server
4 82 (55.78%) SCCM
5 72 (48.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 72 (48.98%) PowerShell
6 69 (46.94%) Active Directory
7 66 (44.90%) Citrix
8 61 (41.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 61 (41.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 56 (38.10%) Windows 10
11 54 (36.73%) VMware ESXi
12 53 (36.05%) Office 365
13 51 (34.69%) SQL Server
14 49 (33.33%) vRealize
15 48 (32.65%) ITIL
16 45 (30.61%) XenApp
17 43 (29.25%) Data Centre
18 40 (27.21%) SCOM
18 40 (27.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 38 (25.85%) Microsoft Certification
20 37 (25.17%) XenDesktop
20 37 (25.17%) Windows 7
21 36 (24.49%) Hyper-V
21 36 (24.49%) Cisco
21 36 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
22 35 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
23 33 (22.45%) Microsoft App-V

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 20 (13.61%) SharePoint
2 19 (12.93%) Skype for Business
3 11 (7.48%) IIS
4 8 (5.44%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.08%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.68%) WildFly
Applications
1 36 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (41.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (36.05%) Office 365
3 31 (21.09%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (15.65%) IaaS
5 19 (12.93%) PaaS
6 17 (11.56%) SaaS
7 8 (5.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.04%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.69%) VSAN
2 18 (12.24%) DNS
2 18 (12.24%) SAN
3 17 (11.56%) Firewall
3 17 (11.56%) NetScaler
4 15 (10.20%) DHCP
5 12 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (4.76%) Skype
8 4 (2.72%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.72%) VLAN
9 3 (2.04%) FabricPath
9 3 (2.04%) SSL
9 3 (2.04%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.04%) VPN
10 2 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.36%) SNMP
11 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.20%) Big Data
3 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (5.44%) Power BI
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.04%) MySQL
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.68%) HDInsight
8 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.68%) Redis
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (16.33%) WinDbg
2 5 (3.40%) MSI
3 3 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.04%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (13.61%) Finance
2 2 (1.36%) Retail
3 1 (0.68%) French Language
3 1 (0.68%) German Language
3 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.68%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (29.93%) Architect
2 29 (19.73%) PowerShell Engineer
3 28 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (17.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 26 (17.69%) Desktop Support
5 23 (15.65%) SCCM Engineer
5 23 (15.65%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 22 (14.97%) Senior SCCM Engineer
7 20 (13.61%) Technical Architect
8 15 (10.20%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (7.48%) VMware Engineer
10 10 (6.80%) Cloud Architect
10 10 (6.80%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (6.12%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (6.12%) Lead Architect
11 9 (6.12%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (4.76%) Analyst
12 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.88%) JSON
2 12 (8.16%) .NET
3 8 (5.44%) Web Services
4 7 (4.76%) jQuery
5 3 (2.04%) COM
6 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.68%) CSS
7 1 (0.68%) HTML
7 1 (0.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.25%) Data Centre
2 32 (21.77%) User Experience
3 26 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (16.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (9.52%) Clustering
5 14 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 10 (6.80%) Fat Client
6 10 (6.80%) Thin Client
7 7 (4.76%) Public Cloud
8 6 (4.08%) Driving Licence
8 6 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (3.40%) Blackberry
9 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.40%) EMC VNX
10 4 (2.72%) Replication
11 3 (2.04%) iSeries
11 3 (2.04%) PKI
12 2 (1.36%) EMC VMAX
12 2 (1.36%) FMCG
12 2 (1.36%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 107 (72.79%) Windows
2 94 (63.95%) Windows Server
3 61 (41.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (38.10%) Windows 10
6 37 (25.17%) Windows 7
7 13 (8.84%) Linux
8 10 (6.80%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.08%) CentOS
9 6 (4.08%) Ubuntu
9 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.04%) Unix
11 3 (2.04%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.36%) Android
12 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.68%) VMS
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.65%) ITIL
2 35 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 30 (20.41%) Presales
4 29 (19.73%) Application Packaging
5 28 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 27 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (17.69%) Customer Requirements
7 26 (17.69%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (16.33%) Data Protection
8 24 (16.33%) Project Management
9 23 (15.65%) Analytical Thinking
9 23 (15.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 23 (15.65%) Time Management
10 21 (14.29%) Security Patching
11 19 (12.93%) Business Development
11 19 (12.93%) Line Management
12 16 (10.88%) DevOps
13 14 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (7.48%) Incident Management
15 10 (6.80%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.98%) PowerShell
2 26 (17.69%) Python
3 25 (17.01%) VBScript
4 11 (7.48%) SQL
5 10 (6.80%) Bash Shell
5 10 (6.80%) Perl
5 10 (6.80%) Ruby
6 7 (4.76%) Korn
7 6 (4.08%) VB
8 4 (2.72%) C#
9 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.68%) AppleScript
10 1 (0.68%) Java
10 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (27.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 38 (25.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (21.77%) Degree
4 30 (20.41%) MCSE
5 9 (6.12%) CCNP
5 9 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.44%) VCAP
7 6 (4.08%) MCSA
8 5 (3.40%) VCP6
9 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.04%) LPIC
9 3 (2.04%) RHCE
9 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.04%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.36%) MCP
10 2 (1.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.16%) GDPR
2 5 (3.40%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.40%) SLA
3 3 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (48.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (46.94%) Active Directory
3 54 (36.73%) VMware ESXi
4 45 (30.61%) XenApp
5 37 (25.17%) XenDesktop
6 36 (24.49%) Hyper-V
7 33 (22.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 31 (21.09%) BitLocker
9 29 (19.73%) VMware NSX
10 27 (18.37%) vSphere
11 22 (14.97%) Docker
12 14 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
13 12 (8.16%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (2.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 82 (55.78%) SCCM
2 49 (33.33%) vRealize
3 40 (27.21%) SCOM
4 33 (22.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 29 (19.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 29 (19.73%) Microsoft Intune
6 28 (19.05%) SCVMM
7 25 (17.01%) WSUS
8 24 (16.33%) Perfmon
9 19 (12.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 18 (12.24%) Kubernetes
11 13 (8.84%) SCSM
12 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (4.76%) AirWatch
13 7 (4.76%) PowerCLI
13 7 (4.76%) Puppet
13 7 (4.76%) SCDPM
14 5 (3.40%) Failover Clustering
14 5 (3.40%) vCenter Server
15 4 (2.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 122 (82.99%) Microsoft
1 122 (82.99%) VMware
2 66 (44.90%) Citrix
3 36 (24.49%) Cisco
4 25 (17.01%) EMC
5 18 (12.24%) HP
6 17 (11.56%) Bloomberg
7 16 (10.88%) IBM
8 15 (10.20%) Apple
9 13 (8.84%) SAP
10 11 (7.48%) SolarWinds
11 10 (6.80%) Ivanti
11 10 (6.80%) Veeam
12 9 (6.12%) NetApp
13 8 (5.44%) Symantec
14 5 (3.40%) CommVault
14 5 (3.40%) F5
14 5 (3.40%) MobileIron
14 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
15 4 (2.72%) ServiceNow