Period
to 16 January 2021

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 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 708 951 990
Rank change year-on-year +243 +39 +45
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 42 89 136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.071% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.55% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 75 125
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £68,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £55,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +4.21%

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 10,199 16,084 17,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.38% 12.75% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8,405 12,402 13,611
Median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +6.19% +7.62%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,075 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

SCOrch
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SCOrch as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCOrch.

Salary trend for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCOrch over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Top 10 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 2021. 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 +243 42 £55,000 - 5
UK excluding London +177 33 £44,000 -20.00% 5
North of England +98 18 £32,500 -43.48%
Yorkshire - 10 £32,500 -
London +202 9 £85,000 +117.95%
South East +167 9 £55,000 - 1
North West +79 8 - -
Midlands +79 6 £44,000 -29.60% 4
East Midlands +65 6 £44,000 -51.11% 2
Work from Home -57 1 £90,000 +28.57%

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 35 (83.33%) SCCM
1 35 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
3 29 (69.05%) Windows
4 24 (57.14%) SCOM
5 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
6 16 (38.10%) Office 365
7 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (35.71%) Linux
8 14 (33.33%) PKI
8 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 12 (28.57%) User Experience
9 12 (28.57%) Azure
9 12 (28.57%) Unified Communications
9 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
10 11 (26.19%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 11 (26.19%) Customer-Centricity
11 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2016
11 10 (23.81%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (23.81%) DHCP
11 10 (23.81%) DNS
12 9 (21.43%) VMware
13 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
13 8 (19.05%) SSL
13 8 (19.05%) Solaris
13 8 (19.05%) Perl
13 8 (19.05%) ITIL
13 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (19.05%) Bash Shell
13 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Office 365
2 12 (28.57%) Azure
3 10 (23.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 10 (23.81%) DHCP
2 10 (23.81%) DNS
3 8 (19.05%) SSL
4 6 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 4 (9.52%) SAN
5 4 (9.52%) VSAN
6 2 (4.76%) Multicast
6 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Subversion
1 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
1 11 (26.19%) IT Analyst
1 11 (26.19%) IT Operations Analyst
1 11 (26.19%) Operations Analyst
1 11 (26.19%) Service Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (11.90%) IT Architect
4 5 (11.90%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Software Packaging
2 3 (7.14%) JSON
2 3 (7.14%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) PKI
2 12 (28.57%) User Experience
3 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.76%) Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Wiki
6 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Linux
2 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (19.05%) Solaris
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (9.52%) Unix
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 11 (26.19%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 11 (26.19%) Customer-Centricity
3 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 8 (19.05%) IT Strategy
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL
3 8 (19.05%) Network Segmentation
3 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (14.29%) Project Delivery
6 5 (11.90%) Converged Infrastructure
7 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (9.52%) Identity Management
7 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
7 4 (9.52%) Security Patching
7 4 (9.52%) Server Management
7 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
7 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Search
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.05%) Bash Shell
2 8 (19.05%) Perl
3 4 (9.52%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.14%) VB
5 2 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) MCSA
1 4 (9.52%) MCSE
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Master's Degree
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CISSP
3 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) GDPR
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (14.29%) XenApp
3 6 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.14%) vSphere
6 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 35 (83.33%) SCCM
2 24 (57.14%) SCOM
3 6 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.76%) Ansible
5 2 (4.76%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.76%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.38%) SCSM
6 1 (2.38%) Terraform
6 1 (2.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) Citrix
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle
5 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 4 (9.52%) TOWER Software
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Gemalto
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee