The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 238 249 247
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 3 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.045% 0.043% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.12% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 14
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £52,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
SCADA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2288 2409 2424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.16% 34.15% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1844 1861 1987
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCADA across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SCADA
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCADA across the North West region.

SCADA Salary Trend in the North West

SCADA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 - 2
SCADA
England

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing SCADA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCADA.

1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WLAN
1 4 (57.14%) Security Management
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) JSP
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) CESG
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) Network Management
1 4 (57.14%) JSP 440
1 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance
1 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) GStreamer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Modbus
4 1 (14.29%) Profibus
4 1 (14.29%) WinCC
4 1 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing SCADA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCADA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WinCC
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WLAN
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Modbus
2 1 (14.29%) Profibus
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Security Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PLC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SCADA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PLC SCADA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Security Management
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance
1 4 (57.14%) Network Management
1 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Siemens