Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1087 1106 1208
Rank change year-on-year +19 +102 +19
Permanent jobs citing SCOrch 105 122 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.064% 0.049%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.68% 0.74% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83 73 101
UK median annual salary £53,500 £48,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.74% -7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,400 £36,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £48,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -17.95% -15.22% +15.00%

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 15438 16522 16848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.65% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12613 13344 13605
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 +30 100 £53,730 +10.22% 6
London +59 65 £54,115 +3.08% 5
UK excluding London +6 40 £40,000 -17.95% 1
Midlands +13 14 £40,000 -16.67% 1
West Midlands +6 11 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North of England -22 10 £44,750 -8.21%
South East +54 9 £41,250 -6.25%
North West -41 6 £50,000 +2.56%
Wales - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +33 3 £54,750 +21.67%
East Midlands +33 3 £36,173 -
South West +16 3 £52,500 +10.53%
North East - 1 £36,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 88 (83.81%) Microsoft
2 87 (82.86%) Windows
3 78 (74.29%) Active Directory
4 75 (71.43%) SCOM
5 73 (69.52%) VMware
5 73 (69.52%) Windows Server
6 72 (68.57%) SCCM
7 53 (50.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 51 (48.57%) VMware ESXi
9 48 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (44.76%) ITIL
11 44 (41.90%) PowerShell
12 41 (39.05%) HP
13 38 (36.19%) Citrix
14 34 (32.38%) SAN
15 33 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (29.52%) SQL Server
16 31 (29.52%) Microsoft App-V
17 30 (28.57%) Office 365
18 28 (26.67%) XenApp
19 25 (23.81%) Clustering
19 25 (23.81%) IIS
19 25 (23.81%) SQL
20 24 (22.86%) Finance
21 23 (21.90%) Cisco
21 23 (21.90%) Hyper-V
22 22 (20.95%) Degree
23 20 (19.05%) Management Information System
23 20 (19.05%) Incident Management
23 20 (19.05%) XenDesktop

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 25 (23.81%) IIS
2 16 (15.24%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.48%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.81%) Confluence
5 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.95%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (28.57%) Office 365
2 17 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.76%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.86%) IaaS
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.90%) PaaS
6 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (32.38%) SAN
2 13 (12.38%) DNS
3 11 (10.48%) NAS
4 10 (9.52%) DHCP
5 9 (8.57%) Skype
6 8 (7.62%) Firewall
7 7 (6.67%) Kerberos
7 7 (6.67%) PCoIP
8 5 (4.76%) NetScaler
9 4 (3.81%) VPN
10 3 (2.86%) SSL
11 2 (1.90%) Internet
11 2 (1.90%) LAN
11 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.90%) WAN
12 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.95%) InfiniBand
12 1 (0.95%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MSI
2 6 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 24 (22.86%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Legal
5 2 (1.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Electronics
6 1 (0.95%) Local Government
6 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (20.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (12.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 11 (10.48%) Designer
3 11 (10.48%) Solutions Designer
3 11 (10.48%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Architect
4 9 (8.57%) Consultant
4 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Designer
5 8 (7.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Subject Matter Expert
8 5 (4.76%) Administrator
8 5 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) Software Packaging
2 3 (2.86%) .NET
2 3 (2.86%) Middleware
3 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) Clustering
2 20 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 17 (16.19%) Data Centre
4 11 (10.48%) EMC VMAX
4 11 (10.48%) EMC VNX
5 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.62%) CMDB
6 7 (6.67%) Blackberry
7 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.76%) Fat Client
7 5 (4.76%) Thin Client
8 4 (3.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (3.81%) Private Cloud
8 4 (3.81%) Wiki
9 2 (1.90%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (1.90%) PKI
9 2 (1.90%) Replication
9 2 (1.90%) User Experience
10 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 87 (82.86%) Windows
2 73 (69.52%) Windows Server
3 48 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (17.14%) Linux
6 16 (15.24%) Windows 10
7 14 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 13 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.86%) Unix
9 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.76%) ITIL
2 20 (19.05%) Incident Management
2 20 (19.05%) IT Strategy
3 19 (18.10%) Capacity Management
3 19 (18.10%) Migration
4 18 (17.14%) Asset Management
5 16 (15.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (15.24%) Service Delivery
6 15 (14.29%) Workload Management
7 14 (13.33%) Runbook
8 13 (12.38%) Change Management
8 13 (12.38%) ITIL V3
8 13 (12.38%) Project Management
9 12 (11.43%) Task Automation
9 12 (11.43%) Time Management
10 11 (10.48%) DevOps
10 11 (10.48%) ITSM
10 11 (10.48%) Proactive Monitoring
10 11 (10.48%) Problem Management
10 11 (10.48%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.90%) PowerShell
2 25 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (4.76%) C#
4 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (20.95%) Degree
2 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.62%) MCSE
5 7 (6.67%) MCSA
6 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.95%) CCNA
8 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (74.29%) Active Directory
2 53 (50.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (48.57%) VMware ESXi
4 31 (29.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 28 (26.67%) XenApp
6 23 (21.90%) Hyper-V
7 20 (19.05%) XenDesktop
8 15 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (10.48%) vSphere
10 8 (7.62%) DFS Replication
10 8 (7.62%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 75 (71.43%) SCOM
2 72 (68.57%) SCCM
3 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Clustering
4 17 (16.19%) Simpana
5 16 (15.24%) SCSM
6 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 7 (6.67%) Nagios
6 7 (6.67%) SCVMM
6 7 (6.67%) XenMobile
7 6 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (5.71%) vCenter Server
8 4 (3.81%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (2.86%) EdgeSight
9 3 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (2.86%) vMotion
10 2 (1.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (1.90%) SafeCom
10 2 (1.90%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 88 (83.81%) Microsoft
2 73 (69.52%) VMware
3 41 (39.05%) HP
4 38 (36.19%) Citrix
5 23 (21.90%) Cisco
6 17 (16.19%) CommVault
7 16 (15.24%) AppSense
8 13 (12.38%) BMC
8 13 (12.38%) Red Hat
9 11 (10.48%) EMC
9 11 (10.48%) Remedy
10 7 (6.67%) DataCore
10 7 (6.67%) Veeam
11 5 (4.76%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.86%) AppDynamics
12 3 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (2.86%) Dell
12 3 (2.86%) Juniper
12 3 (2.86%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.86%) WatchGuard