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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 159 145 178
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +33
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 3 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.41% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 1.09% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 3
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £34,800 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.75% -
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
1173 1192 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.83% 37.88% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 668 697 806
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,735
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Glasgow -7 3 £42,500 +13.33%
SCADA
UK

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Security Auditing
3 2 (28.57%) COBIT
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Publishing
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) CISA
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) Siemens
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) IT Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) IT Security Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 1 (14.29%) PLC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) PLC SCADA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SCADA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Security Auditing
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Allen-Bradley
1 1 (14.29%) Siemens