The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 854 842 807
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -35
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 50 67 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.059% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 53
Average salary £48,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £57,256 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44661 44301 42830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.93% 38.84% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35936 34488 34632
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCADA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCADA within the UK.

SCADA Salary Trend in the UK

SCADA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCADA over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

SCADA Salary Histogram in the UK

SCADA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
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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
England -2 45 £48,500 +38.57% 18
South East +27 30 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Hampshire +29 12 £45,000 -10.00%
East Sussex - 8 £32,500 - 1
Brighton - 7 £32,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £48,500 - 4
South West -13 6 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Bristol - 6 £50,000 -
Cheshire -8 5 £60,000 +44.57%
North West -9 5 £60,000 +44.57% 1
Scotland +11 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Macclesfield - 3 £60,000 -
Banbury - 3 £48,500 - 1
Havant - 3 £60,000 -
Portsmouth - 3 £50,000 -
Aberdeen +12 2 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -10 2 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Romsey - 2 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £71,250 -
Leicestershire +11 1 - -
East of England -3 1 - - 3
Warwickshire -5 1 - -
East Midlands -6 1 - -
Warwick -7 1 - -
Lewes - 1 £32,500 -
Loughborough - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 35 (33.65%) Degree
2 32 (30.77%) ITIL
3 31 (29.81%) Security Cleared
4 27 (25.96%) Cyber Security
5 23 (22.12%) COBIT
5 23 (22.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (22.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 23 (22.12%) Telecoms
6 22 (21.15%) CISM
6 22 (21.15%) CISSP
7 21 (20.19%) PCI DSS
8 20 (19.23%) CISA
8 20 (19.23%) Information Security
9 19 (18.27%) Finance
9 19 (18.27%) Windows
10 18 (17.31%) Manufacturing
10 18 (17.31%) Project Management
10 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (16.35%) PRINCE2
11 17 (16.35%) Oracle
11 17 (16.35%) Information Assurance
12 15 (14.42%) Cryptography
12 15 (14.42%) C#
13 13 (12.50%) Data Protection
13 13 (12.50%) Modbus
13 13 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
14 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
15 11 (10.58%) C++
15 11 (10.58%) Wonderware
16 10 (9.62%) Mathematics

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.88%) ArchestrA
3 1 (0.96%) WinCC
3 1 (0.96%) CMS
3 1 (0.96%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Maximo
2 9 (8.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) Modbus
2 8 (7.69%) Firewall
2 8 (7.69%) GPRS
2 8 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 8 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.73%) SAN
4 6 (5.77%) GSM
4 6 (5.77%) LAN
5 5 (4.81%) PSTN
6 4 (3.85%) WLAN
6 4 (3.85%) Internet
6 4 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.85%) Wireless
7 3 (2.88%) Profibus
7 3 (2.88%) Bluetooth
7 3 (2.88%) 4G
8 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.96%) MPLS
8 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.88%) MySQL
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.92%) Gerrit
2 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.96%) NUnit
General
1 23 (22.12%) Telecoms
1 23 (22.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 19 (18.27%) Finance
3 18 (17.31%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.69%) Electronics
5 2 (1.92%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Back Office
5 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.92%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) French Language
6 1 (0.96%) German Language
6 1 (0.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (14.42%) Project Manager
1 15 (14.42%) Systems Engineer
2 13 (12.50%) Consultant
3 12 (11.54%) Security Consultant
4 11 (10.58%) Software Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 9 (8.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (8.65%) Senior Security Consultant
7 8 (7.69%) Technical Manager
7 8 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
8 7 (6.73%) Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (6.73%) Cyber Security Practitioner
9 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Test Manager
9 6 (5.77%) Programme Manager
9 6 (5.77%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.81%) Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) .NET
2 3 (2.88%) CGI
2 3 (2.88%) Ajax
2 3 (2.88%) jQuery
2 3 (2.88%) STL
2 3 (2.88%) HTML
3 2 (1.92%) EDI
4 1 (0.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.96%) MFC
4 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.42%) Cryptography
3 13 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
4 10 (9.62%) Mathematics
5 9 (8.65%) Smart Meter
5 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
6 8 (7.69%) CCTV
7 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
7 7 (6.73%) Data Centre
8 5 (4.81%) Digital Media
8 5 (4.81%) Life Science
9 4 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (3.85%) Chemistry
10 3 (2.88%) Machine to Machine
10 3 (2.88%) Kindle
11 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.96%) Xbox
12 1 (0.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.27%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) Linux
3 8 (7.69%) UNIX
4 7 (6.73%) AIX
5 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.77%) ITIL
2 27 (25.96%) Cyber Security
3 20 (19.23%) Information Security
4 18 (17.31%) Project Management
5 17 (16.35%) PRINCE2
5 17 (16.35%) Information Assurance
6 13 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 9 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.65%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.73%) ERP
9 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.77%) Business Continuity
10 6 (5.77%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.77%) Test Management
10 6 (5.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.81%) SDLC
11 5 (4.81%) Business Continuity Management
11 5 (4.81%) Security Testing
11 5 (4.81%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.42%) C#
2 11 (10.58%) C++
3 9 (8.65%) C
4 7 (6.73%) SQL
5 6 (5.77%) VB
6 5 (4.81%) Python
7 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.85%) PHP
8 3 (2.88%) Ruby
8 3 (2.88%) Java
9 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.96%) Perl
10 1 (0.96%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.96%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (33.65%) Degree
2 31 (29.81%) Security Cleared
3 22 (21.15%) CISSP
3 22 (21.15%) CISM
4 20 (19.23%) CISA
5 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.85%) GIAC
6 4 (3.85%) CEH
7 3 (2.88%) MBA
8 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.92%) CITP
8 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.96%) HND
9 1 (0.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (22.12%) COBIT
2 21 (20.19%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.81%) GAMP
4 4 (3.85%) GMP
4 4 (3.85%) QA
5 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (16.35%) Oracle
2 11 (10.58%) Wonderware
3 9 (8.65%) webMethods
3 9 (8.65%) IBM
3 9 (8.65%) Syclo
4 7 (6.73%) HP
5 5 (4.81%) VMware
6 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.88%) SAP
7 3 (2.88%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.88%) Cognizant
7 3 (2.88%) Siemens
7 3 (2.88%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (0.96%) Sony
8 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco
8 1 (0.96%) EMC
8 1 (0.96%) Nortel
8 1 (0.96%) Avaya
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-52,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hayes, Stockley Park, Feltham, Bedfont
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £64k plus car, bonus & bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth Water
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Telford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £33000 per annum + bonus, pension, health,
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago