Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 926 987 1006
Rank change year-on-year +61 +19 +98
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 81 137 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.80% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 61 105 138
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +23.53%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £90,000 £72,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £51,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.28% +3.50% +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 15,597 17,165 16,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.74% 11.40% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11,930 13,391 13,147
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +2.18%
10th Percentile £32,120 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,775 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 February 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 16 February 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 +60 79 £55,000 -8.33% 10
UK excluding London +85 67 £55,000 +6.28% 11
East of England +79 20 £55,000 -2.22% 1
South West +40 17 £43,500 -33.08% 4
London +28 15 £67,500 -3.57%
North of England +53 14 £57,500 +53.33% 3
North West +49 12 £57,500 -4.17% 2
South East +76 7 £55,000 -4.35% 2
Midlands +11 7 £62,500 +38.89%
West Midlands +25 6 £62,500 +4.17%
Scotland +36 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +32 2 £60,000 +87.88% 1
East Midlands +14 1 £90,000 +140.00%

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 64 (79.01%) SCCM
2 63 (77.78%) Windows
3 62 (76.54%) Active Directory
4 55 (67.90%) Microsoft
5 49 (60.49%) Azure
6 44 (54.32%) SCOM
6 44 (54.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 37 (45.68%) PowerShell
7 37 (45.68%) Hyper-V
8 35 (43.21%) Finance
9 32 (39.51%) SQL
9 32 (39.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (37.04%) XenApp
10 30 (37.04%) Microsoft App-V
11 28 (34.57%) Citrix
11 28 (34.57%) Office 365
12 26 (32.10%) SharePoint
12 26 (32.10%) VMware
13 25 (30.86%) ITIL
14 24 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
15 23 (28.40%) OneDrive
15 23 (28.40%) Windows 10
16 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
17 21 (25.93%) Windows Server
17 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
18 19 (23.46%) Linux
18 19 (23.46%) Virtual Machines
18 19 (23.46%) DV Cleared

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 26 (32.10%) SharePoint
2 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (13.58%) Confluence
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 49 (60.49%) Azure
2 28 (34.57%) Office 365
3 23 (28.40%) OneDrive
4 17 (20.99%) Azure Stack
5 14 (17.28%) AWS
6 9 (11.11%) IaaS
7 8 (9.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (9.88%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (9.88%) Amazon ECS
7 8 (9.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (9.88%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (9.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (9.88%) Serverless
7 8 (9.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (4.94%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.23%) Datadog
10 1 (1.23%) PaaS
10 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 17 (20.99%) Firewall
3 15 (18.52%) Skype
4 13 (16.05%) DHCP
4 13 (16.05%) DNS
5 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.94%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (4.94%) Wireless
7 2 (2.47%) Internet
7 2 (2.47%) LAN
7 2 (2.47%) SAN
7 2 (2.47%) WAN
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Power BI
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Visual Studio
2 15 (18.52%) JIRA
3 9 (11.11%) TestRail
3 9 (11.11%) Zephyr
4 2 (2.47%) WinDbg
5 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.23%) MSI
5 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (43.21%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Marketing
3 12 (14.81%) Public Sector
4 10 (12.35%) Electronics
4 10 (12.35%) Manufacturing
4 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.70%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Local Government
7 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (54.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Security Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Automation Specialist
3 8 (9.88%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 7 (8.64%) SCCM Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 6 (7.41%) IT Support
5 6 (7.41%) IT Support Manager
5 6 (7.41%) Support Manager
5 6 (7.41%) Systems Manager
5 6 (7.41%) Systems Support
5 6 (7.41%) Systems Support Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) JSON
2 6 (7.41%) LDAP
3 3 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Cloud
2 8 (9.88%) Private Cloud
3 6 (7.41%) User Experience
4 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.70%) e-Learning
6 3 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.23%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 63 (77.78%) Windows
2 32 (39.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (28.40%) Windows 10
4 21 (25.93%) Windows Server
5 19 (23.46%) Linux
6 18 (22.22%) Unix
6 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (20.99%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.23%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (54.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (30.86%) ITIL
3 24 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (23.46%) Vulnerability Management
5 17 (20.99%) CRM
5 17 (20.99%) Identity Management
5 17 (20.99%) Patch Management
6 15 (18.52%) Information Security
6 15 (18.52%) Information Security Management
6 15 (18.52%) ISMS
6 15 (18.52%) Security Management
6 15 (18.52%) Security Operations
7 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.58%) PRINCE2
9 10 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (12.35%) DevOps
9 10 (12.35%) Kanban
9 10 (12.35%) Programme Management
9 10 (12.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.68%) PowerShell
2 32 (39.51%) SQL
3 16 (19.75%) Python
4 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.28%) PHP
5 4 (4.94%) VBScript
6 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 19 (23.46%) DV Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) CCA
3 10 (12.35%) Degree
3 10 (12.35%) MCP
3 10 (12.35%) RHCE
4 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.41%) CCNA
5 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.17%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (6.17%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.47%) CCNP
8 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.23%) MCSA
8 1 (1.23%) MCSE
8 1 (1.23%) MCTS
8 1 (1.23%) NCDA
8 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.52%) COBIT
1 15 (18.52%) Cyber Essentials
1 15 (18.52%) PCI DSS
2 14 (17.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 62 (76.54%) Active Directory
2 37 (45.68%) Hyper-V
3 30 (37.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 30 (37.04%) XenApp
4 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (23.46%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (20.99%) XenDesktop
7 6 (7.41%) BitLocker
8 4 (4.94%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.47%) vSphere
11 1 (1.23%) KVM
11 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 64 (79.01%) SCCM
2 44 (54.32%) SCOM
3 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 15 (18.52%) Nessus
5 13 (16.05%) SCVMM
6 9 (11.11%) Nagios
7 7 (8.64%) Terraform
8 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (7.41%) SCDPM
8 6 (7.41%) SCSM
9 4 (4.94%) AirWatch
10 3 (3.70%) vRealize
11 2 (2.47%) Perfmon
11 2 (2.47%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 2 (2.47%) WSUS
12 1 (1.23%) BladeLogic
12 1 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
12 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (67.90%) Microsoft
2 28 (34.57%) Citrix
3 26 (32.10%) VMware
4 15 (18.52%) Palo Alto
4 15 (18.52%) Qualys
5 14 (17.28%) Splunk
6 13 (16.05%) Cisco
7 10 (12.35%) HP
7 10 (12.35%) SAP
8 7 (8.64%) Atlassian
8 7 (8.64%) McAfee
9 4 (4.94%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.23%) BMC
10 1 (1.23%) CommVault
10 1 (1.23%) Dell
10 1 (1.23%) EMC
10 1 (1.23%) NetApp
10 1 (1.23%) New Relic
10 1 (1.23%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.23%) Veritas