Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1084 1121 1172
Rank change year-on-year +37 +51 +29
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 119 103 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.054% 0.055%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.75% 0.62% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 91 57 114
UK median annual salary £53,500 £48,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.74% -7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,200 £36,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £48,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year -17.95% -7.14% +5.00%

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 15787 16517 16874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.76% 8.69% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12954 13351 13704
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +70 111 £53,730 +10.22% 1
London +66 78 £53,730 +2.34% 1
UK excluding London +4 38 £40,000 -17.95%
Midlands +30 14 £40,000 -15.79%
West Midlands +2 11 £46,250 -2.63%
North of England -21 9 £50,000 +2.56%
South East +43 8 £41,250 -6.25%
North West -27 6 £50,000 +2.56%
Wales - 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands +33 3 £36,173 -
South West +6 3 £52,500 +10.53%
Yorkshire +26 2 £70,000 +55.56%
North East - 1 £36,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 104 (87.39%) Windows
1 104 (87.39%) Microsoft
2 94 (78.99%) Active Directory
3 91 (76.47%) VMware
4 86 (72.27%) Windows Server
5 81 (68.07%) SCCM
6 80 (67.23%) SCOM
7 66 (55.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 62 (52.10%) VMware ESXi
9 58 (48.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 51 (42.86%) ITIL
11 50 (42.02%) Citrix
12 47 (39.50%) PowerShell
13 45 (37.82%) HP
14 43 (36.13%) Microsoft App-V
15 41 (34.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 40 (33.61%) Office 365
17 37 (31.09%) XenApp
17 37 (31.09%) SAN
18 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
19 29 (24.37%) XenDesktop
19 29 (24.37%) Hyper-V
19 29 (24.37%) Degree
20 27 (22.69%) IIS
20 27 (22.69%) Clustering
21 26 (21.85%) Finance
21 26 (21.85%) Cisco
21 26 (21.85%) Windows 10
22 25 (21.01%) SQL
23 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure

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 27 (22.69%) IIS
2 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.92%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.36%) Confluence
5 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (33.61%) Office 365
2 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.20%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.52%) IaaS
5 2 (1.68%) PaaS
6 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (31.09%) SAN
2 13 (10.92%) NAS
3 12 (10.08%) DNS
4 11 (9.24%) Skype
5 10 (8.40%) DHCP
6 9 (7.56%) NetScaler
7 8 (6.72%) Kerberos
8 7 (5.88%) Firewall
8 7 (5.88%) PCoIP
9 4 (3.36%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (3.36%) VPN
10 3 (2.52%) SSL
11 2 (1.68%) Internet
11 2 (1.68%) LAN
11 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.68%) WAN
12 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.84%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.76%) MSI
2 6 (5.04%) JIRA
3 1 (0.84%) WinDbg
General
1 26 (21.85%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Investment Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Legal
4 2 (1.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Electronics
5 1 (0.84%) Local Government
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (19.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (12.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 13 (10.92%) VMware Engineer
4 12 (10.08%) Architect
4 12 (10.08%) Consultant
4 12 (10.08%) Designer
4 12 (10.08%) Solutions Designer
5 10 (8.40%) Infrastructure Designer
6 9 (7.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 8 (6.72%) Subject Matter Expert
8 7 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) Software Packaging
2 4 (3.36%) .NET
3 3 (2.52%) Middleware
4 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.69%) Clustering
2 21 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 20 (16.81%) Management Information System
4 12 (10.08%) EMC VMAX
4 12 (10.08%) EMC VNX
5 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (9.24%) Blackberry
6 10 (8.40%) CMDB
7 6 (5.04%) User Experience
8 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
8 5 (4.20%) Fat Client
8 5 (4.20%) Thin Client
9 4 (3.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (3.36%) Private Cloud
9 4 (3.36%) Wiki
10 2 (1.68%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (1.68%) PKI
10 2 (1.68%) Replication
11 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 104 (87.39%) Windows
2 86 (72.27%) Windows Server
3 58 (48.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (34.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (21.85%) Windows 10
6 19 (15.97%) Linux
7 17 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 14 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.52%) Unix
9 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.68%) CentOS
11 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.86%) ITIL
2 23 (19.33%) Capacity Management
3 22 (18.49%) Asset Management
3 22 (18.49%) Incident Management
4 21 (17.65%) IT Strategy
4 21 (17.65%) Migration
4 21 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 19 (15.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (15.13%) Time Management
6 18 (15.13%) Workload Management
7 17 (14.29%) Project Management
8 14 (11.76%) Change Management
8 14 (11.76%) Runbook
8 14 (11.76%) Task Automation
9 13 (10.92%) DevOps
9 13 (10.92%) ITIL V3
9 13 (10.92%) ITSM
9 13 (10.92%) Presales
9 13 (10.92%) Proactive Monitoring
9 13 (10.92%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.50%) PowerShell
2 25 (21.01%) SQL
3 5 (4.20%) C#
4 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (24.37%) Degree
2 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (12.61%) Security Cleared
4 12 (10.08%) MCSE
5 7 (5.88%) MCSA
6 6 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.84%) CCNA
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 94 (78.99%) Active Directory
2 66 (55.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (52.10%) VMware ESXi
4 43 (36.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 37 (31.09%) XenApp
6 29 (24.37%) Hyper-V
6 29 (24.37%) XenDesktop
7 20 (16.81%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (10.92%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (10.92%) vSphere
9 10 (8.40%) DFS Replication
10 7 (5.88%) Xen
11 4 (3.36%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 81 (68.07%) SCCM
2 80 (67.23%) SCOM
3 22 (18.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 20 (16.81%) Simpana
5 18 (15.13%) SCSM
6 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (8.40%) SCVMM
8 9 (7.56%) XenMobile
9 8 (6.72%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (6.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (6.72%) vCenter Server
10 6 (5.04%) Nagios
11 5 (4.20%) SCDPM
12 4 (3.36%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (2.52%) EdgeSight
13 3 (2.52%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (2.52%) vMotion
14 2 (1.68%) AirWatch
14 2 (1.68%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 104 (87.39%) Microsoft
2 91 (76.47%) VMware
3 50 (42.02%) Citrix
4 45 (37.82%) HP
5 26 (21.85%) Cisco
6 20 (16.81%) CommVault
7 17 (14.29%) AppSense
8 14 (11.76%) BMC
8 14 (11.76%) Red Hat
9 13 (10.92%) Remedy
10 12 (10.08%) EMC
11 9 (7.56%) DataCore
11 9 (7.56%) Veeam
12 4 (3.36%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.52%) AppDynamics
13 3 (2.52%) Apple
13 3 (2.52%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (2.52%) Juniper
13 3 (2.52%) McAfee
13 3 (2.52%) WatchGuard