Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 944 1032 1110
Rank change year-on-year +88 +78 +13
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 132 133 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.081% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 0.77% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 88 91 83
UK median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +16.82% +9.74%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £85,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.27% +15.63% -17.95%

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 17,778 17,383 15,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.98% 10.63% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13,415 13,743 12,875
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Top 14 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 21 October 2019. 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 +131 129 £52,500 -19.23% 7
UK excluding London +115 110 £51,000 +10.27% 5
South West +55 41 £44,500 -
London +48 22 £63,750 -8.93% 2
East of England +72 21 £55,000 -23.61% 1
Midlands +36 21 £62,500 +38.89% 1
West Midlands +42 20 £62,500 +78.57% 1
South East +31 12 £45,000 -19.64% 2
North of England +10 12 £44,875 +19.67% 1
North West +39 8 £50,000 -7.41% 1
Yorkshire -1 3 £45,000 +40.91%
Scotland - 3 - -
East Midlands +26 1 £62,500 +35.14%
North East - 1 £36,250 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 99 (75.00%) SCCM
2 84 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 81 (61.36%) Windows
4 76 (57.58%) Hyper-V
5 74 (56.06%) PowerShell
5 74 (56.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 73 (55.30%) SCOM
7 72 (54.55%) Microsoft
8 71 (53.79%) Azure
9 55 (41.67%) SQL
10 53 (40.15%) SQL Server
11 50 (37.88%) ITIL
12 49 (37.12%) VMware
13 48 (36.36%) Linux
13 48 (36.36%) Office 365
14 47 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (34.85%) Finance
15 46 (34.85%) SharePoint
15 46 (34.85%) XenApp
15 46 (34.85%) Security Cleared
16 45 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (33.33%) OneDrive
18 43 (32.58%) Citrix
18 43 (32.58%) Microsoft App-V
19 42 (31.82%) Cisco
19 42 (31.82%) DV Cleared
20 40 (30.30%) NetScaler
20 40 (30.30%) Python
21 38 (28.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
22 37 (28.03%) Azure Stack

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 46 (34.85%) SharePoint
2 21 (15.91%) Confluence
3 20 (15.15%) MS Exchange
4 14 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.76%) IIS
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 71 (53.79%) Azure
2 48 (36.36%) Office 365
3 44 (33.33%) OneDrive
4 37 (28.03%) Azure Stack
5 22 (16.67%) AWS
6 7 (5.30%) OpenShift
7 6 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (4.55%) Amazon ECS
7 6 (4.55%) Amazon EKS
7 6 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (4.55%) Amazon S3
7 6 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (4.55%) AWS OpsWorks
7 6 (4.55%) Route 53
7 6 (4.55%) Serverless
7 6 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (3.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 40 (30.30%) NetScaler
2 33 (25.00%) DNS
3 32 (24.24%) Skype
4 29 (21.97%) DHCP
4 29 (21.97%) TCP/IP
5 16 (12.12%) Firewall
6 8 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (5.30%) BIG-IP
7 7 (5.30%) FabricPath
7 7 (5.30%) VLAN
8 6 (4.55%) LAN
8 6 (4.55%) WAN
9 5 (3.79%) Wireless
10 4 (3.03%) SAN
10 4 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.52%) Internet
11 2 (1.52%) VPN
12 1 (0.76%) Network Security
12 1 (0.76%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (40.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (28.03%) Visual Studio
2 31 (23.48%) JIRA
3 25 (18.94%) TestRail
3 25 (18.94%) Zephyr
4 7 (5.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (5.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (34.85%) Finance
2 18 (13.64%) Public Sector
3 13 (9.85%) Electronics
3 13 (9.85%) Manufacturing
3 13 (9.85%) Marketing
3 13 (9.85%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.55%) Banking
5 5 (3.79%) Retail
6 3 (2.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 70 (53.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (15.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (11.36%) Systems Manager
4 14 (10.61%) IT Manager
4 14 (10.61%) IT Support
4 14 (10.61%) IT Support Manager
4 14 (10.61%) Support Manager
4 14 (10.61%) Systems Support
4 14 (10.61%) Systems Support Manager
5 13 (9.85%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 13 (9.85%) Security Engineer
6 11 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Senior Automation Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Automation Specialist
8 7 (5.30%) Technical Leader
9 6 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) JSON
2 3 (2.27%) Web Services
3 2 (1.52%) REST
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
4 1 (0.76%) CSS3
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (6.06%) Private Cloud
4 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (3.79%) e-Learning
5 5 (3.79%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.03%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.76%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (61.36%) Windows
2 48 (36.36%) Linux
3 37 (28.03%) Mac OS
3 37 (28.03%) Unix
3 37 (28.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (21.97%) Windows Server
5 14 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.30%) CentOS
6 7 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.30%) SUSE
6 7 (5.30%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.03%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (56.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 50 (37.88%) ITIL
3 47 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (28.03%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (28.03%) CRM
5 24 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (18.18%) Runbook
6 21 (15.91%) PRINCE2
7 20 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (15.15%) Kanban
7 20 (15.15%) MODAF
7 20 (15.15%) Scrum
8 18 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (13.64%) DevOps
9 16 (12.12%) Patch Management
10 15 (11.36%) Identity Management
11 14 (10.61%) Business Continuity
11 14 (10.61%) Incident Management
12 13 (9.85%) Digital Marketing
12 13 (9.85%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 74 (56.06%) PowerShell
2 55 (41.67%) SQL
3 40 (30.30%) Python
4 30 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 30 (22.73%) PHP
5 7 (5.30%) Ruby
5 7 (5.30%) VB
6 5 (3.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (34.85%) Security Cleared
2 42 (31.82%) DV Cleared
3 20 (15.15%) CCA
3 20 (15.15%) Degree
3 20 (15.15%) MCP
3 20 (15.15%) RHCE
4 19 (14.39%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (12.12%) CCNA
6 15 (11.36%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.79%) ISTQB
10 3 (2.27%) CCNP
11 2 (1.52%) MCSA
11 2 (1.52%) MCSE
12 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.76%) MCTS
12 1 (0.76%) NCDA
12 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 18 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 13 (9.85%) COBIT
3 13 (9.85%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 76 (57.58%) Hyper-V
3 46 (34.85%) XenApp
4 45 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (32.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 32 (24.24%) XenDesktop
7 13 (9.85%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (6.82%) Docker
8 9 (6.82%) vSphere
9 8 (6.06%) KVM
10 7 (5.30%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 99 (75.00%) SCCM
2 73 (55.30%) SCOM
3 38 (28.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 13 (9.85%) Nessus
4 13 (9.85%) Puppet
5 12 (9.09%) Nagios
6 11 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (6.06%) SCVMM
7 8 (6.06%) Terraform
8 7 (5.30%) Ansible
8 7 (5.30%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (5.30%) Kubernetes
8 7 (5.30%) vRealize
9 6 (4.55%) BladeLogic
10 5 (3.79%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (3.79%) Tivoli
10 5 (3.79%) Xymon
11 3 (2.27%) SCDPM
11 3 (2.27%) SCSM
12 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 72 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 49 (37.12%) VMware
3 43 (32.58%) Citrix
4 42 (31.82%) Cisco
5 30 (22.73%) Splunk
6 18 (13.64%) Atlassian
7 16 (12.12%) McAfee
8 13 (9.85%) Palo Alto
8 13 (9.85%) Qualys
8 13 (9.85%) SAP
9 11 (8.33%) HP
10 9 (6.82%) F5
11 6 (4.55%) BMC
11 6 (4.55%) Nimsoft
11 6 (4.55%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.03%) EMC
13 2 (1.52%) Dell
13 2 (1.52%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.52%) Veeam
14 1 (0.76%) New Relic