Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 970 975 1106
Rank change year-on-year +5 +131 +91
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 137 206 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.12% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.80% 1.27% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 105 137 41
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +23.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £43,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,750 £50,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +3.50% +29.03% -22.50%

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 17,020 16,166 15,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.38% 9.23% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13,293 13,038 12,479
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.65%

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 February 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 17 February 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 +46 135 £60,000 +14.29% 25
UK excluding London +61 69 £51,750 +3.50% 12
London +26 68 £70,000 +30.28% 13
Midlands +45 30 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +20 16 £37,500 -21.05% 1
West Midlands +36 14 £60,000 +20.00%
North of England +51 13 £37,500 -28.57% 3
East of England - 11 £56,250 - 1
North West +40 7 £60,000 +20.00% 2
South West +19 7 £65,000 +44.44% 7
Yorkshire +56 6 £31,936 -39.17% 1
South East +26 6 £57,500 +15.00%
Wales +17 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Scotland - 1 £53,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 121 (88.32%) Microsoft
2 119 (86.86%) Windows
3 99 (72.26%) VMware
4 89 (64.96%) SCCM
5 82 (59.85%) Windows Server
6 77 (56.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 69 (50.36%) Active Directory
8 60 (43.80%) PowerShell
9 59 (43.07%) SQL Server
10 56 (40.88%) ITIL
10 56 (40.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 55 (40.15%) Windows 10
12 54 (39.42%) Citrix
12 54 (39.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 50 (36.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 43 (31.39%) VMware ESXi
15 42 (30.66%) Office 365
16 40 (29.20%) SCOM
16 40 (29.20%) SCVMM
17 37 (27.01%) Cisco
18 36 (26.28%) User Experience
19 35 (25.55%) BitLocker
19 35 (25.55%) vRealize
20 34 (24.82%) Microsoft Certification
20 34 (24.82%) XenApp
20 34 (24.82%) Windows 7
21 33 (24.09%) Microsoft Office
22 32 (23.36%) MCSE
22 32 (23.36%) Microsoft App-V
22 32 (23.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 17 (12.41%) Skype for Business
2 16 (11.68%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.30%) IIS
4 6 (4.38%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.19%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.46%) nginx
6 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (24.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 54 (39.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (30.66%) Office 365
3 26 (18.98%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (12.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (12.41%) IaaS
5 13 (9.49%) PaaS
5 13 (9.49%) SaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.14%) Firewall
2 16 (11.68%) TCP/IP
3 15 (10.95%) Remote Desktop
3 15 (10.95%) SAN
4 14 (10.22%) VSAN
5 13 (9.49%) DNS
6 9 (6.57%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (5.11%) DHCP
8 6 (4.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (3.65%) Skype
10 3 (2.19%) FabricPath
10 3 (2.19%) Internet
10 3 (2.19%) Intranet
10 3 (2.19%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.19%) VLAN
11 2 (1.46%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.46%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.46%) VPN
12 1 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.73%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (43.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (6.57%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (5.11%) Big Data
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.92%) Power BI
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (14.60%) WinDbg
2 8 (5.84%) MSI
3 3 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.19%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.73%) Selenium
General
1 30 (21.90%) Finance
2 5 (3.65%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.46%) Electronics
4 2 (1.46%) Marketing
4 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (25.55%) Architect
2 25 (18.25%) PowerShell Engineer
3 24 (17.52%) Windows Engineer
4 22 (16.06%) Desktop Engineer
4 22 (16.06%) SCCM Engineer
5 20 (14.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (13.87%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 19 (13.87%) Systems Engineer
7 18 (13.14%) Senior SCCM Engineer
8 16 (11.68%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (10.22%) Technical Architect
10 13 (9.49%) Server Engineer
10 13 (9.49%) Windows Server Engineer
11 12 (8.76%) Build Engineer
11 12 (8.76%) Senior Windows Engineer
12 10 (7.30%) Desktop Build Engineer
12 10 (7.30%) Senior Build Engineer
12 10 (7.30%) VMware Engineer
12 10 (7.30%) Windows Build Engineer
13 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.49%) .NET
2 12 (8.76%) Web Services
3 7 (5.11%) JSON
4 5 (3.65%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.65%) ADO
4 5 (3.65%) COM
4 5 (3.65%) OLE DB
5 4 (2.92%) jQuery
6 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.73%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.28%) User Experience
2 27 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (12.41%) Data Centre
3 17 (12.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (9.49%) Blackberry
5 11 (8.03%) Clustering
6 8 (5.84%) EMC VNX
6 8 (5.84%) Public Cloud
7 7 (5.11%) Fat Client
7 7 (5.11%) Thin Client
8 6 (4.38%) FMCG
8 6 (4.38%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.92%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (2.19%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.46%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.73%) Grid Computing
13 1 (0.73%) PMI
13 1 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 119 (86.86%) Windows
2 82 (59.85%) Windows Server
3 56 (40.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (40.15%) Windows 10
5 50 (36.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (24.82%) Windows 7
7 11 (8.03%) Linux
8 9 (6.57%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.19%) CentOS
10 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.19%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.19%) Unix
11 1 (0.73%) Android
11 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.88%) ITIL
2 30 (21.90%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (21.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 26 (18.98%) Application Packaging
4 26 (18.98%) Customer Requirements
5 25 (18.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (16.06%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (16.06%) Data Protection
6 22 (16.06%) Presales
7 20 (14.60%) Analytical Thinking
7 20 (14.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 20 (14.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (13.14%) Application Virtualisation
8 18 (13.14%) Asset Management
8 18 (13.14%) Security Patching
9 16 (11.68%) IT Strategy
10 15 (10.95%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 15 (10.95%) Mobile Device Management
10 15 (10.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 15 (10.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (43.80%) PowerShell
2 28 (20.44%) VBScript
3 17 (12.41%) SQL
4 14 (10.22%) Python
5 12 (8.76%) VB
6 9 (6.57%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.84%) C#
8 7 (5.11%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.11%) Perl
9 6 (4.38%) Korn
9 6 (4.38%) Ruby
10 1 (0.73%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 34 (24.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (23.36%) MCSE
2 32 (23.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 20 (14.60%) Degree
4 14 (10.22%) CCNP
4 14 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.11%) VCAP
7 7 (5.11%) VCP6
8 6 (4.38%) MCP
9 5 (3.65%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.65%) MCTS
10 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 3 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) SLA
2 5 (3.65%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.92%) GDPR
4 1 (0.73%) QA
4 1 (0.73%) Solvency II
System Software
1 77 (56.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (50.36%) Active Directory
3 43 (31.39%) VMware ESXi
4 35 (25.55%) BitLocker
5 34 (24.82%) XenApp
6 32 (23.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 30 (21.90%) Hyper-V
7 30 (21.90%) XenDesktop
8 29 (21.17%) vSphere
9 23 (16.79%) Virtual Desktop
10 19 (13.87%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (12.41%) VMware NSX
12 11 (8.03%) Docker
13 3 (2.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 89 (64.96%) SCCM
2 40 (29.20%) SCOM
2 40 (29.20%) SCVMM
3 35 (25.55%) vRealize
4 30 (21.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 28 (20.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 28 (20.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 21 (15.33%) WSUS
7 20 (14.60%) Perfmon
8 19 (13.87%) SCSM
9 15 (10.95%) AirWatch
9 15 (10.95%) SCDPM
10 10 (7.30%) Kubernetes
11 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (5.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 7 (5.11%) PowerCLI
12 7 (5.11%) vCenter Server
13 6 (4.38%) Puppet
14 4 (2.92%) MOM
14 4 (2.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 121 (88.32%) Microsoft
2 99 (72.26%) VMware
3 54 (39.42%) Citrix
4 37 (27.01%) Cisco
5 21 (15.33%) HP
6 16 (11.68%) EMC
7 13 (9.49%) MobileIron
8 9 (6.57%) Ivanti
8 9 (6.57%) NetApp
8 9 (6.57%) SAP
8 9 (6.57%) ServiceNow
9 8 (5.84%) Bloomberg
10 7 (5.11%) CommVault
10 7 (5.11%) IBM
10 7 (5.11%) McAfee
11 6 (4.38%) BMC
11 6 (4.38%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.65%) Infoblox
12 5 (3.65%) Symantec
13 4 (2.92%) 3PAR