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

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1014 1124 1140
Rank change year-on-year +110 +16 +88
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 159 82 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.046% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.91% 0.52% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 99 69 85
UK median annual salary £60,000 £53,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% +8.72% -2.50%
10th Percentile £39,500 £37,500 £37,300
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +18.75% -17.95% -11.36%

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 17,554 15,828 17,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.48% 8.92% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14,000 12,861 14,114
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,738 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 September 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 September 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 +64 116 £65,000 +21.23% 10
UK excluding London +49 63 £47,500 +18.75% 9
London +65 62 £65,000 +19.27% 2
North of England +49 19 £49,500 +25.32% 2
Midlands +24 14 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North West +16 10 £54,000 - 1
East Midlands +13 10 £47,500 +15.15%
Yorkshire +27 9 £45,000 -17.81% 1
Wales +15 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East of England - 9 £74,750 - 2
South East +14 8 £56,000 +31.76% 2
West Midlands +22 4 £35,000 -30.00% 1
South West +2 4 £45,000 -14.29% 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 126 (79.25%) VMware
2 120 (75.47%) Windows
2 120 (75.47%) Microsoft
3 105 (66.04%) Windows Server
4 102 (64.15%) Active Directory
5 88 (55.35%) SCCM
6 83 (52.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 76 (47.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (47.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 75 (47.17%) PowerShell
9 69 (43.40%) Citrix
10 64 (40.25%) VMware ESXi
11 63 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 62 (38.99%) Data Centre
13 59 (37.11%) Hyper-V
14 58 (36.48%) Office 365
14 58 (36.48%) Windows 10
15 55 (34.59%) SCOM
16 54 (33.96%) Microsoft Certification
17 50 (31.45%) ITIL
17 50 (31.45%) XenApp
18 49 (30.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 48 (30.19%) Degree
20 43 (27.04%) XenDesktop
20 43 (27.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
21 42 (26.42%) MCSE
21 42 (26.42%) Microsoft Office
22 41 (25.79%) Project Management
23 39 (24.53%) Time Management
23 39 (24.53%) Presales

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 14 (8.81%) IIS
2 10 (6.29%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.29%) Skype for Business
3 9 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.14%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 42 (26.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 83 (52.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (36.48%) Office 365
3 38 (23.90%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (13.84%) IaaS
5 19 (11.95%) PaaS
6 17 (10.69%) SaaS
7 4 (2.52%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.64%) NetScaler
2 29 (18.24%) VSAN
3 23 (14.47%) DNS
4 21 (13.21%) DHCP
5 20 (12.58%) SAN
6 8 (5.03%) LAN
7 7 (4.40%) Firewall
8 6 (3.77%) WAN
9 4 (2.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (2.52%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.52%) Skype
9 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.89%) SSL
10 3 (1.89%) VLAN
11 2 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.26%) SNMP
11 2 (1.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.43%) Big Data
3 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.52%) Power BI
4 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.89%) MySQL
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.63%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.63%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Redis
6 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (10.06%) WinDbg
2 8 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.26%) MSI
3 2 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (15.09%) Finance
2 9 (5.66%) Retail
3 5 (3.14%) Automotive
3 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.26%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) French Language
5 1 (0.63%) German Language
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (34.59%) Architect
2 37 (23.27%) Technical Architect
3 29 (18.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (16.98%) PowerShell Engineer
5 21 (13.21%) SCCM Engineer
6 16 (10.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 16 (10.06%) Desktop Support
6 16 (10.06%) Infrastructure Architect
7 15 (9.43%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 15 (9.43%) Senior SCCM Engineer
8 12 (7.55%) VMware Engineer
9 11 (6.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.29%) Cloud Architect
10 10 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.66%) Administrator
11 9 (5.66%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (5.66%) Lead Architect
11 9 (5.66%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (5.66%) Windows Administrator
12 8 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.06%) JSON
2 13 (8.18%) Web Services
3 8 (5.03%) .NET
4 3 (1.89%) COM
4 3 (1.89%) jQuery
5 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.63%) CSS
6 1 (0.63%) HTML
6 1 (0.63%) HTML5
6 1 (0.63%) OAuth
6 1 (0.63%) OpenID
6 1 (0.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (38.99%) Data Centre
2 26 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (13.84%) Clustering
4 18 (11.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (10.69%) User Experience
6 13 (8.18%) Management Information System
7 9 (5.66%) PKI
8 8 (5.03%) Fat Client
8 8 (5.03%) Thin Client
9 7 (4.40%) Public Cloud
10 6 (3.77%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (3.77%) EMC VNX
11 4 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (2.52%) Replication
12 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.89%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.89%) iSeries
13 2 (1.26%) Hedge funds
13 2 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
14 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 120 (75.47%) Windows
2 105 (66.04%) Windows Server
3 76 (47.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (47.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (36.48%) Windows 10
5 28 (17.61%) Linux
6 24 (15.09%) Windows 7
7 12 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.03%) CentOS
8 8 (5.03%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.77%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.52%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.63%) Android
12 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.63%) Unix
12 1 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.45%) ITIL
2 41 (25.79%) Project Management
3 39 (24.53%) Presales
3 39 (24.53%) Time Management
4 38 (23.90%) Application Packaging
5 37 (23.27%) Customer Requirements
6 35 (22.01%) Business Development
6 35 (22.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 35 (22.01%) Line Management
7 22 (13.84%) DevOps
8 21 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (11.95%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (10.06%) Patch Management
12 15 (9.43%) Data Protection
12 15 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (8.81%) Analytical Thinking
13 14 (8.81%) Security Patching
14 13 (8.18%) Problem Management
15 11 (6.92%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 75 (47.17%) PowerShell
2 26 (16.35%) Python
3 19 (11.95%) VBScript
4 15 (9.43%) SQL
5 11 (6.92%) Ruby
6 10 (6.29%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.29%) Perl
7 9 (5.66%) C#
8 7 (4.40%) VB
9 5 (3.14%) Korn
9 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.63%) Java
10 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (33.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (30.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 48 (30.19%) Degree
4 42 (26.42%) MCSE
5 18 (11.32%) MCSA
6 11 (6.92%) VCAP
7 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.89%) LPIC
7 3 (1.89%) RHCE
8 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) CCNP
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) GDPR
2 4 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.26%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (64.15%) Active Directory
2 64 (40.25%) VMware ESXi
3 63 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (37.11%) Hyper-V
5 50 (31.45%) XenApp
6 43 (27.04%) XenDesktop
7 38 (23.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 31 (19.50%) VMware NSX
9 23 (14.47%) Docker
10 19 (11.95%) vSphere
11 17 (10.69%) BitLocker
12 11 (6.92%) Virtual Desktop
12 11 (6.92%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.89%) Firmware
14 2 (1.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 88 (55.35%) SCCM
2 55 (34.59%) SCOM
3 43 (27.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 36 (22.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 36 (22.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 36 (22.64%) vRealize
5 20 (12.58%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 18 (11.32%) SCVMM
7 17 (10.69%) Kubernetes
8 16 (10.06%) Perfmon
9 15 (9.43%) WSUS
10 12 (7.55%) Microsoft Clustering
10 12 (7.55%) Puppet
11 10 (6.29%) PowerCLI
11 10 (6.29%) SCSM
12 8 (5.03%) Failover Clustering
13 6 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
13 6 (3.77%) Simpana
14 4 (2.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 126 (79.25%) VMware
2 120 (75.47%) Microsoft
3 69 (43.40%) Citrix
4 33 (20.75%) Cisco
5 28 (17.61%) Apple
5 28 (17.61%) EMC
5 28 (17.61%) HP
6 16 (10.06%) IBM
7 14 (8.81%) Bloomberg
8 13 (8.18%) SAP
9 12 (7.55%) Red Hat
9 12 (7.55%) Veeam
10 8 (5.03%) CommVault
10 8 (5.03%) SolarWinds
10 8 (5.03%) Symantec
11 5 (3.14%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.52%) Actifio
12 4 (2.52%) Darktrace
12 4 (2.52%) NetApp
13 3 (1.89%) BMC