Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1001 1098 1142
Rank change year-on-year +97 +44 +5
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 173 98 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.056% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.13% 0.65% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 115 41 121
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £31,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%

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 15,313 15,082 16,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.83% 8.55% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12,521 12,200 13,283
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.26% +4.27%

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Top 11 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 16 January 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 +63 152 £52,500 +9.09% 14
London +89 98 £53,730 +18.09% 8
UK excluding London +1 56 £47,500 - 6
Midlands +13 25 £47,500 - 1
South East +34 17 £47,500 +46.15% 2
West Midlands -4 17 £52,500 +10.53%
North of England -25 12 £51,250 +5.13% 1
East Midlands +25 8 £47,500 - 1
North West -42 8 £50,000 +2.56%
Yorkshire - 4 £52,500 - 1
Wales - 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing SCOrch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SCOrch.

1 162 (93.64%) Microsoft
2 149 (86.13%) Windows
3 141 (81.50%) Active Directory
4 135 (78.03%) VMware
5 120 (69.36%) Windows Server
6 110 (63.58%) SCCM
7 91 (52.60%) Citrix
8 90 (52.02%) VMware ESXi
8 90 (52.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 89 (51.45%) SCOM
10 84 (48.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 82 (47.40%) Microsoft App-V
12 77 (44.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 77 (44.51%) Office 365
13 72 (41.62%) Microsoft Azure
14 71 (41.04%) XenApp
15 66 (38.15%) Windows 10
16 65 (37.57%) PowerShell
16 65 (37.57%) ITIL
17 64 (36.99%) XenDesktop
18 58 (33.53%) Hyper-V
19 54 (31.21%) Degree
20 51 (29.48%) Microsoft Office
21 49 (28.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
22 47 (27.17%) Data Centre
22 47 (27.17%) Microsoft Intune
23 46 (26.59%) Microsoft Certification
24 45 (26.01%) HP
25 43 (24.86%) Time Management
26 39 (22.54%) SQL Server

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 (11.56%) IIS
2 15 (8.67%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.62%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.73%) Confluence
5 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (29.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (8.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 77 (44.51%) Office 365
2 72 (41.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.73%) IaaS
6 2 (1.16%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.92%) NetScaler
1 31 (17.92%) SAN
2 16 (9.25%) Remote Desktop
3 14 (8.09%) Skype
4 13 (7.51%) NAS
5 10 (5.78%) Kerberos
6 8 (4.62%) DNS
7 7 (4.05%) DHCP
7 7 (4.05%) PCoIP
8 3 (1.73%) Firewall
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.58%) Internet
9 1 (0.58%) LAN
9 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.58%) VPN
9 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (10.40%) MSI
2 7 (4.05%) JIRA
3 3 (1.73%) WinDbg
General
1 27 (15.61%) Finance
2 5 (2.89%) Banking
2 5 (2.89%) Legal
2 5 (2.89%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.89%) Retail
3 4 (2.31%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.31%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.31%) Law
4 1 (0.58%) Local Government
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (19.65%) Architect
2 25 (14.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (12.72%) Technical Architect
4 19 (10.98%) Consultant
5 15 (8.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 14 (8.09%) Desktop Support
7 13 (7.51%) SCCM Engineer
7 13 (7.51%) VMware Engineer
8 12 (6.94%) Designer
8 12 (6.94%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (6.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 12 (6.94%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 12 (6.94%) Solutions Designer
9 11 (6.36%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Infrastructure Designer
10 10 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (5.20%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (5.20%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
11 9 (5.20%) Subject Matter Expert
12 8 (4.62%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.51%) Software Packaging
2 8 (4.62%) .NET
3 3 (1.73%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.58%) COM
5 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (27.17%) Data Centre
2 31 (17.92%) Clustering
3 23 (13.29%) Management Information System
4 21 (12.14%) User Experience
5 20 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (8.09%) CMDB
7 13 (7.51%) Blackberry
8 12 (6.94%) EMC VMAX
8 12 (6.94%) EMC VNX
9 4 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (2.31%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.73%) Wiki
11 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.16%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.58%) PKI
12 1 (0.58%) Replication
12 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 149 (86.13%) Windows
2 120 (69.36%) Windows Server
3 90 (52.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (44.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (38.15%) Windows 10
6 25 (14.45%) Windows 7
7 14 (8.09%) Linux
8 12 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.73%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.73%) Unix
9 3 (1.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (37.57%) ITIL
2 43 (24.86%) Time Management
3 38 (21.97%) Presales
4 37 (21.39%) Customer Requirements
4 37 (21.39%) Project Management
5 35 (20.23%) Application Packaging
6 32 (18.50%) Service Delivery
7 31 (17.92%) Business Development
7 31 (17.92%) Line Management
8 26 (15.03%) Capacity Management
9 24 (13.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (13.29%) Asset Management
11 22 (12.72%) Problem Management
12 20 (11.56%) DevOps
12 20 (11.56%) Incident Management
13 19 (10.98%) Workload Management
14 17 (9.83%) Migration
14 17 (9.83%) Mobile Device Management
15 16 (9.25%) Application Virtualisation
15 16 (9.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 65 (37.57%) PowerShell
2 29 (16.76%) SQL
3 9 (5.20%) VBScript
4 8 (4.62%) C#
5 6 (3.47%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.89%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.73%) Perl
7 3 (1.73%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (31.21%) Degree
2 46 (26.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (21.39%) MCSE
4 22 (12.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (8.67%) Security Cleared
6 12 (6.94%) MCSA
7 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 141 (81.50%) Active Directory
2 90 (52.02%) VMware ESXi
3 84 (48.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (47.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 71 (41.04%) XenApp
6 64 (36.99%) XenDesktop
7 58 (33.53%) Hyper-V
8 31 (17.92%) Virtual Machines
9 29 (16.76%) Virtual Desktop
10 19 (10.98%) BitLocker
11 13 (7.51%) vSphere
12 9 (5.20%) DFS Replication
13 7 (4.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 110 (63.58%) SCCM
2 89 (51.45%) SCOM
3 49 (28.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 47 (27.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 33 (19.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 24 (13.87%) Microsoft Clustering
7 22 (12.72%) Simpana
8 21 (12.14%) SCSM
9 20 (11.56%) SCVMM
10 16 (9.25%) SCDPM
11 10 (5.78%) Cisco CUCM
11 10 (5.78%) vCenter Server
12 9 (5.20%) XenMobile
13 8 (4.62%) vRealize
13 8 (4.62%) WSUS
14 5 (2.89%) Jamf Pro
14 5 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (2.31%) AirWatch
15 4 (2.31%) Nagios
16 3 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 162 (93.64%) Microsoft
2 135 (78.03%) VMware
3 91 (52.60%) Citrix
4 45 (26.01%) HP
5 26 (15.03%) Cisco
6 23 (13.29%) Apple
7 22 (12.72%) CommVault
8 18 (10.40%) Ivanti
9 17 (9.83%) BMC
10 15 (8.67%) Remedy
11 12 (6.94%) DataCore
11 12 (6.94%) EMC
11 12 (6.94%) Red Hat
11 12 (6.94%) Veeam
12 9 (5.20%) NVIDIA
13 7 (4.05%) McAfee
14 5 (2.89%) Lumension
15 4 (2.31%) Capita
15 4 (2.31%) MobileIron
16 3 (1.73%) SolarWinds