Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 642 953 1007
Rank change year-on-year +311 +54 +102
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 47 126 136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.092% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.71% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 84 100
Median annual salary £54,750 £54,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.46% -9.17% +11.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,750 £63,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £53,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +18.33% +12.50%

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 7,940 17,711 17,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.26% 12.97% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6,533 13,390 13,860
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,771 £32,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for SCOrch in the UK

SCOrch
Top 9 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 24 October 2020. 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 +301 47 £54,750 +0.46% 4
UK excluding London +260 42 £54,500 +2.35% 2
North of England +185 23 £32,500 -27.78%
South East +224 16 £55,000 +10.00%
North West +126 12 - -
Yorkshire +136 11 £32,500 -27.78%
London +247 5 £85,000 +33.33% 2
Midlands +112 3 £36,250 -42.00%
East Midlands +99 3 £36,250 -42.00%

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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 37 (78.72%) SCCM
2 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
3 34 (72.34%) PowerShell
4 29 (61.70%) Windows
5 23 (48.94%) SCOM
6 19 (40.43%) Linux
7 16 (34.04%) PKI
8 15 (31.91%) Unified Communications
8 15 (31.91%) User Experience
8 15 (31.91%) Service Delivery
8 15 (31.91%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 15 (31.91%) Customer-Centricity
9 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
9 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (23.40%) Bash Shell
10 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
10 11 (23.40%) SSL
10 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
10 11 (23.40%) Solaris
10 11 (23.40%) Perl
10 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (23.40%) IT Strategy
10 11 (23.40%) Network Segmentation
11 10 (21.28%) Office 365
12 9 (19.15%) Legal
12 9 (19.15%) GDPR
13 8 (17.02%) DevOps
13 8 (17.02%) Security Patching
13 8 (17.02%) NetBackup
13 8 (17.02%) Oracle RMAN

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 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Office 365
2 5 (10.64%) Azure
3 4 (8.51%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) Unified Communications
2 11 (23.40%) SSL
3 6 (12.77%) DHCP
3 6 (12.77%) DNS
3 6 (12.77%) SAN
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.13%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (17.02%) RDBMS
1 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Subversion
1 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (19.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Analyst
1 15 (31.91%) IT Analyst
1 15 (31.91%) IT Operations Analyst
1 15 (31.91%) Operations Analyst
1 15 (31.91%) Service Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (8.51%) Senior DBA
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Software Packaging
2 4 (8.51%) JSON
2 4 (8.51%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) YAML
3 2 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) PKI
2 15 (31.91%) User Experience
3 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
5 4 (8.51%) Clustering
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.51%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.26%) CMDB
6 2 (4.26%) Wiki
7 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.13%) Replication
7 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Linux
3 11 (23.40%) Solaris
4 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.51%) CentOS
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (4.26%) Unix
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 15 (31.91%) Customer-Centricity
1 15 (31.91%) Service Delivery
2 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
2 11 (23.40%) IT Strategy
2 11 (23.40%) Network Segmentation
2 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (17.02%) DevOps
3 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (17.02%) Security Patching
3 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (12.77%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (12.77%) Project Delivery
5 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Search
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.40%) Bash Shell
2 11 (23.40%) Perl
3 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.64%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) C
5 3 (6.38%) SQL
6 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.26%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.26%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) GDPR
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) vSphere
4 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.26%) XenApp
7 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (78.72%) SCCM
2 23 (48.94%) SCOM
3 8 (17.02%) NetBackup
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (12.77%) Ansible
5 4 (8.51%) Data Guard
5 4 (8.51%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (8.51%) Terraform
5 4 (8.51%) vRealize
6 2 (4.26%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.13%) SCSM
7 1 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle
4 7 (14.89%) SolarWinds
4 7 (14.89%) VMware
5 5 (10.64%) TOWER Software
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco
6 4 (8.51%) Gemalto
6 4 (8.51%) Juniper
6 4 (8.51%) McAfee
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) Splunk