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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 169 164 154
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.090% 0.027% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.075% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -
SCADA
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1367 1340 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.00% 36.23% 36.78%
Number of salaries quoted 831 884 729
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,689 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SCADA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SCADA Salary Trend in Scotland

SCADA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCADA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

SCADA Salary Histogram in Scotland

SCADA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Aberdeen +11 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Edinburgh - 1 £62,500 -
SCADA
UK

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (66.67%) ITIL
1 8 (66.67%) CISSP
1 8 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (66.67%) CISA
1 8 (66.67%) CISM
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
1 8 (66.67%) Cryptography
1 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (66.67%) COBIT
1 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 8 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
1 8 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
3 5 (41.67%) Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) C#

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (8.33%) WinCC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WLAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Profibus
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Security Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) MFC
1 1 (8.33%) STL
1 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Cryptography
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
1 8 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
1 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 8 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 8 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Management
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
2 5 (41.67%) Security Management
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CISSP
1 8 (66.67%) CISA
1 8 (66.67%) CISM
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (66.67%) COBIT
1 8 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Siemens
2 1 (8.33%) Wonderware
2 1 (8.33%) Allen-Bradley