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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 894 904
Rank change year-on-year +80 +10  
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 38 56 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.054% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 0.66% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 47
Median salary £43,750 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.08% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £49,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -29.16% +33.33%  

SCOrch is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7066 8475 7990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.26% 8.10% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5721 6833 6351
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

SCOrch
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SCOrch as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Top 20 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 38 £43,750 -27.08% 2
North West -13 15 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Bolton - 14 £35,000 -
Manchester - 14 £35,000 -
London +48 7 £50,000 -16.66%
South East +57 5 £60,000 -11.11%
Surrey +47 4 £60,000 -14.28%
West Midlands +31 4 £53,750 +43.33%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £53,750 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
East of England - 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands +4 3 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £42,500 -
City of London +27 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Warrington - 1 £45,000 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 69 (92.00%) Windows
2 61 (81.33%) SCCM
3 45 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
4 44 (58.67%) Microsoft
5 43 (57.33%) ITIL
6 41 (54.67%) SCOM
7 38 (50.67%) Windows Server
8 31 (41.33%) HP
9 30 (40.00%) Security Cleared
10 27 (36.00%) MS Excel
11 24 (32.00%) Finance
12 23 (30.67%) DNS
13 22 (29.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (26.67%) VMware
14 20 (26.67%) SCVMM
14 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (25.33%) Hyper-V
15 19 (25.33%) Service Management
15 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (22.67%) MCSE
17 16 (21.33%) Data Centre
17 16 (21.33%) DHCP
17 16 (21.33%) MS Office
17 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
18 15 (20.00%) SQL
18 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (18.67%) Windows 7
19 14 (18.67%) MCP

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 10 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.67%) Office 365
3 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.00%) IaaS
5 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.67%) PaaS
5 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) DNS
2 16 (21.33%) DHCP
3 9 (12.00%) SNMP
4 7 (9.33%) Firewall
4 7 (9.33%) Skype
5 6 (8.00%) SAN
6 5 (6.67%) LAN
6 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.67%) VPN
6 5 (6.67%) WAN
7 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.00%) GSM
7 3 (4.00%) Kerberos
7 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (4.00%) VoIP
8 2 (2.67%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.33%) InfiniBand
9 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) Power BI
4 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MSI
2 8 (10.67%) InstallShield
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (28.00%) Server Engineer
3 17 (22.67%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (21.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (16.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 9 (12.00%) Analyst
7 8 (10.67%) Service Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) IT Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) IT Operations Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) Service Operations Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) Team Leader
8 7 (9.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Capacity Manager
9 6 (8.00%) Operations Team Leader
10 4 (5.33%) IT Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Specialist
10 4 (5.33%) PowerShell Specialist
10 4 (5.33%) Service Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.33%) Clustering
2 7 (9.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (9.33%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.00%) Replication
4 3 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (2.67%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Fintech
6 1 (1.33%) iPad
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (92.00%) Windows
2 38 (50.67%) Windows Server
3 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (18.67%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.67%) Linux
7 10 (13.33%) Unix
8 8 (10.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (8.00%) AIX
9 6 (8.00%) Solaris
10 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) ITIL
2 19 (25.33%) Service Management
3 13 (17.33%) Application Packaging
4 12 (16.00%) Problem Management
5 8 (10.67%) Application Virtualisation
6 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.00%) DevOps
6 6 (8.00%) Resource Management
7 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.67%) Operations Management
7 5 (6.67%) Project Management
7 5 (6.67%) Workflow
8 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.33%) IT Strategy
8 4 (5.33%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.33%) Line Management
8 4 (5.33%) Presales
8 4 (5.33%) SDLC
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.00%) VB
4 5 (6.67%) VBScript
5 4 (5.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (22.67%) MCSE
4 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
5 14 (18.67%) MCP
6 8 (10.67%) BC Cleared
7 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.67%) Degree
8 2 (2.67%) ISEB
9 1 (1.33%) CCNA
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (25.33%) Hyper-V
4 13 (17.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (9.33%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.33%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 61 (81.33%) SCCM
2 41 (54.67%) SCOM
3 20 (26.67%) SCVMM
4 5 (6.67%) BladeLogic
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (5.33%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (4.00%) HP SIM
6 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.67%) SCSM
7 2 (2.67%) Simpana
7 2 (2.67%) vRealize
8 1 (1.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (58.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (41.33%) HP
3 20 (26.67%) VMware
4 12 (16.00%) Cisco
5 8 (10.67%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.00%) BMC
7 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.00%) Dell
7 3 (4.00%) Symantec
8 2 (2.67%) AppSense
8 2 (2.67%) CommVault
8 2 (2.67%) EMC
8 2 (2.67%) IBM
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle
9 1 (1.33%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.33%) CA
9 1 (1.33%) Citrix
9 1 (1.33%) F5
9 1 (1.33%) Intel
9 1 (1.33%) Sun