Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 977 1136 1168
Rank change year-on-year +159 +32 +71
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 212 64 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.036% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.19% 0.40% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 129 54 88
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £40,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £65,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +25.00% -17.95% +8.33%

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 17,852 15,839 17,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.31% 8.92% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14,127 12,768 14,503
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 2018. 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 +125 155 £52,500 +9.70% 13
UK excluding London +43 91 £50,000 +25.00% 5
London +53 71 £65,000 +20.98% 8
Midlands +45 43 £50,000 +17.65% 1
West Midlands +40 22 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East Midlands +20 21 £50,000 +17.65%
North of England +17 15 £54,000 +54.29% 3
South East -7 10 £65,000 +8.33%
Wales +13 9 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England +20 8 £77,500 +72.22% 1
North West +3 8 £54,000 +71.43% 1
Yorkshire +36 7 £52,500 -4.11% 2
South West -6 6 £45,000 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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.

1 174 (82.08%) Windows
2 166 (78.30%) Active Directory
3 165 (77.83%) Microsoft
3 165 (77.83%) VMware
4 135 (63.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 127 (59.91%) SCCM
6 113 (53.30%) Windows Server
7 99 (46.70%) Citrix
8 98 (46.23%) Windows 10
9 97 (45.75%) Office 365
10 88 (41.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 86 (40.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 85 (40.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 83 (39.15%) Microsoft Intune
13 83 (39.15%) Presales
13 83 (39.15%) XenApp
13 83 (39.15%) Microsoft App-V
14 82 (38.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 82 (38.68%) Microsoft Office
14 82 (38.68%) XenDesktop
15 80 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 77 (36.32%) VMware ESXi
16 77 (36.32%) Customer Requirements
17 76 (35.85%) PowerShell
18 71 (33.49%) Hyper-V
19 69 (32.55%) Data Centre
20 68 (32.08%) MCSE
21 67 (31.60%) SCOM
22 63 (29.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 60 (28.30%) Degree

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 12 (5.66%) IIS
2 8 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.77%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.83%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 82 (38.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 135 (63.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (45.75%) Office 365
3 46 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (17.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (8.49%) IaaS
5 18 (8.49%) PaaS
6 16 (7.55%) SaaS
7 4 (1.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 48 (22.64%) NetScaler
2 30 (14.15%) Remote Desktop
3 28 (13.21%) VSAN
4 23 (10.85%) DHCP
4 23 (10.85%) DNS
5 15 (7.08%) SAN
6 8 (3.77%) LAN
7 7 (3.30%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.83%) WAN
9 5 (2.36%) Firewall
10 4 (1.89%) Kerberos
10 4 (1.89%) TACACS
11 3 (1.42%) Skype
11 3 (1.42%) SSL
12 2 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.94%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.30%) Big Data
4 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.42%) Power BI
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.47%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.47%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.47%) Redis
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (3.30%) WinDbg
2 4 (1.89%) MSI
3 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (13.68%) Finance
2 14 (6.60%) Retail
3 10 (4.72%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.36%) Automotive
6 2 (0.94%) Law
6 2 (0.94%) Legal
6 2 (0.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) French Language
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (30.19%) Architect
2 49 (23.11%) Technical Architect
3 35 (16.51%) Consultant
4 29 (13.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (11.79%) SCCM Engineer
6 24 (11.32%) PowerShell Engineer
7 22 (10.38%) Technical Consultant
8 19 (8.96%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (8.49%) VMware Engineer
10 14 (6.60%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (6.13%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.66%) Lead Architect
12 12 (5.66%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
12 12 (5.66%) Windows Systems Engineer
13 11 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (4.72%) Administrator
14 10 (4.72%) Windows Administrator
15 7 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.02%) Web Services
2 12 (5.66%) JSON
3 4 (1.89%) .NET
3 4 (1.89%) OAuth
3 4 (1.89%) OpenID
3 4 (1.89%) SAML
4 3 (1.42%) COM
5 2 (0.94%) jQuery
6 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.47%) CSS
6 1 (0.47%) HTML
6 1 (0.47%) HTML5
6 1 (0.47%) REST
6 1 (0.47%) SOAP
6 1 (0.47%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 69 (32.55%) Data Centre
2 38 (17.92%) User Experience
3 30 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (11.79%) Clustering
5 20 (9.43%) Management Information System
6 14 (6.60%) Private Cloud
7 12 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (5.66%) PKI
8 9 (4.25%) Public Cloud
9 6 (2.83%) EMC VMAX
9 6 (2.83%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.89%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.89%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.89%) Replication
10 4 (1.89%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.42%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 174 (82.08%) Windows
2 113 (53.30%) Windows Server
3 98 (46.23%) Windows 10
4 88 (41.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (40.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (11.79%) Linux
7 16 (7.55%) Windows 7
8 13 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.30%) CentOS
9 7 (3.30%) Ubuntu
9 7 (3.30%) Windows 2000
9 7 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.47%) Unix
10 1 (0.47%) VMS
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (39.15%) Presales
2 77 (36.32%) Customer Requirements
3 56 (26.42%) Application Packaging
4 55 (25.94%) Project Management
5 51 (24.06%) Time Management
6 49 (23.11%) Business Development
6 49 (23.11%) ITIL
6 49 (23.11%) Line Management
7 40 (18.87%) Data Protection
8 34 (16.04%) Mobile Device Management
8 34 (16.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 32 (15.09%) Service Delivery
10 30 (14.15%) Application Virtualisation
10 30 (14.15%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 27 (12.74%) DevOps
12 26 (12.26%) Product Management
13 19 (8.96%) Problem Management
14 18 (8.49%) Patch Management
15 17 (8.02%) Asset Management
16 14 (6.60%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (35.85%) PowerShell
2 19 (8.96%) Python
3 16 (7.55%) SQL
4 11 (5.19%) VBScript
5 8 (3.77%) C#
5 8 (3.77%) Ruby
6 7 (3.30%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.30%) Perl
6 7 (3.30%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.30%) VB
7 2 (0.94%) Java
7 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.47%) Korn
8 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (38.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (32.08%) MCSE
3 63 (29.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 60 (28.30%) Degree
5 32 (15.09%) MCSA
6 12 (5.66%) VCAP
7 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.77%) GDPR
2 4 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 166 (78.30%) Active Directory
2 83 (39.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 83 (39.15%) XenApp
3 82 (38.68%) XenDesktop
4 80 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 77 (36.32%) VMware ESXi
6 71 (33.49%) Hyper-V
7 43 (20.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 43 (20.28%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (13.21%) VMware NSX
9 21 (9.91%) vSphere
10 16 (7.55%) Docker
11 12 (5.66%) BitLocker
12 3 (1.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 127 (59.91%) SCCM
2 86 (40.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 83 (39.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 67 (31.60%) SCOM
5 50 (23.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 47 (22.17%) SCVMM
7 40 (18.87%) SCSM
8 30 (14.15%) SCDPM
9 23 (10.85%) vRealize
10 13 (6.13%) Kubernetes
10 13 (6.13%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (5.19%) Puppet
11 11 (5.19%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 10 (4.72%) Simpana
13 8 (3.77%) Failover Clustering
13 8 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (3.77%) WSUS
14 7 (3.30%) Perfmon
14 7 (3.30%) PowerCLI
14 7 (3.30%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 165 (77.83%) Microsoft
1 165 (77.83%) VMware
2 99 (46.70%) Citrix
3 37 (17.45%) Apple
4 30 (14.15%) HP
5 29 (13.68%) Cisco
6 21 (9.91%) EMC
7 13 (6.13%) Red Hat
7 13 (6.13%) Veeam
8 12 (5.66%) IBM
9 10 (4.72%) CommVault
10 6 (2.83%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.36%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.36%) SAP
11 5 (2.36%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.89%) Darktrace
12 4 (1.89%) Ivanti
12 4 (1.89%) MobileIron
12 4 (1.89%) Oracle
12 4 (1.89%) Symantec