The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 243 229 228
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.10% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.097% 0.26% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2064 2275 2122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.87% 39.06% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 1855 1819
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SCADA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SCADA Salary Trend in the South West

SCADA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Dorset -17 2 £41,250 -2.94%
SCADA
England

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber Security
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) IPv4
3 2 (28.57%) IPv6
3 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) IPv4
3 2 (28.57%) IPv6
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
4 1 (14.29%) Modbus
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
1 1 (14.29%) STL
1 1 (14.29%) POSIX
1 1 (14.29%) Pthreads
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
1 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
1 3 (42.86%) Cyber Security
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Tcl
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) EMC