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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 820 807 802
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 73 70 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.066% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 46 53 80
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,256 £46,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
35570 35195 38890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.97% 33.14% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 27919 28450 32820
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 August 2014 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 28 August 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
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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 -33 59 £35,000 - 40
South East -27 13 £35,000 - 5
London -2 9 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands -21 8 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Cheshire -6 7 £41,500 +18.57%
North West -26 7 £41,500 +18.57% 6
South West -16 6 £43,750 +2.94% 16
Warrington -17 6 - -
Yorkshire -27 6 £25,000 -28.57% 1
South Yorkshire -14 5 £25,000 -28.57%
Staffordshire -16 5 £30,000 -
East of England -12 4 £28,750 - 2
Sheffield -13 4 £25,000 -28.57%
East Midlands -17 4 £48,628 +31.42% 6
Isle of Wight - 4 £35,000 - 1
City of London - 4 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £35,000 -
Cowes - 4 £35,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 4 £48,628 - 1
Berkshire +2 3 £100,000 +365.11%
Lichfield -7 3 £30,000 -
Norfolk - 3 £27,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Norwich - 3 £27,500 -
Rugeley -1 2 £28,750 -4.16%
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £100,000 -
Rugby - 2 - -
Stafford - 2 £28,750 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £28,750 -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 59 (43.07%) Degree
2 35 (25.55%) C
3 32 (23.36%) C++
4 30 (21.90%) Manufacturing
5 24 (17.52%) C#
6 23 (16.79%) Cyber Security
7 22 (16.06%) Security Cleared
7 22 (16.06%) Software Engineering
8 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
9 16 (11.68%) Project Management
9 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
10 15 (10.95%) .NET
10 15 (10.95%) SQL
11 13 (9.49%) Windows
11 13 (9.49%) Business Development
12 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared
13 11 (8.03%) Network Security
13 11 (8.03%) Information Assurance
13 11 (8.03%) Linux
13 11 (8.03%) MBA
14 10 (7.30%) HND
14 10 (7.30%) VB
14 10 (7.30%) Smart Meter
14 10 (7.30%) DV Cleared
15 9 (6.57%) QA
15 9 (6.57%) VB.NET
15 9 (6.57%) Oracle
15 9 (6.57%) Ethernet
15 9 (6.57%) TCP/IP
15 9 (6.57%) Microsoft

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 8 (5.84%) SAS
2 5 (3.65%) WinCC
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.46%) MS Project
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
2 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.84%) SAP CRM
1 8 (5.84%) SAP IS-U
1 8 (5.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) Network Security
2 9 (6.57%) Ethernet
2 9 (6.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.11%) Wireshark
3 7 (5.11%) Modbus
4 5 (3.65%) Profibus
4 5 (3.65%) LAN
4 5 (3.65%) VPN
4 5 (3.65%) SNMP
4 5 (3.65%) Wireless
4 5 (3.65%) IPsec
5 4 (2.92%) Firewall
5 4 (2.92%) SSL
5 4 (2.92%) IPv4
5 4 (2.92%) IPv6
5 4 (2.92%) Broadband
5 4 (2.92%) tcpdump
6 3 (2.19%) WLAN
7 2 (1.46%) 3G
7 2 (1.46%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (21.90%) Manufacturing
2 9 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.84%) Billing
4 7 (5.11%) Marketing
5 5 (3.65%) Finance
6 4 (2.92%) Electronics
7 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.46%) German Language
8 1 (0.73%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.73%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.73%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.73%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (19.71%) Software Engineer
2 18 (13.14%) Developer
3 15 (10.95%) Consultant
4 11 (8.03%) Systems Developer
4 11 (8.03%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.30%) Architect
5 10 (7.30%) Programmer
6 8 (5.84%) Analyst
6 8 (5.84%) Security Consultant
6 8 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.84%) SAP Architect
6 8 (5.84%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) PLC Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Design Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) C++ Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.95%) .NET
2 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.46%) STL
3 2 (1.46%) XML
3 2 (1.46%) DCOM
3 2 (1.46%) ActiveX
4 1 (0.73%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.73%) XACML
4 1 (0.73%) HTML
4 1 (0.73%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.30%) Smart Meter
3 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.65%) CCTV
4 5 (3.65%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.92%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.92%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.46%) PMI
6 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.46%) PKI
6 2 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.73%) Social Media
7 1 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.73%) Physics
7 1 (0.73%) Firmware
7 1 (0.73%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.49%) Windows
2 11 (8.03%) Linux
3 3 (2.19%) UNIX
4 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.79%) Cyber Security
2 22 (16.06%) Software Engineering
3 16 (11.68%) Project Management
4 13 (9.49%) Business Development
5 11 (8.03%) Information Assurance
6 8 (5.84%) Validation
6 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.84%) CRM
6 8 (5.84%) SOA
6 8 (5.84%) OO
6 8 (5.84%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (5.84%) Time Management
7 7 (5.11%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (5.11%) Information Security
8 6 (4.38%) SIEM
8 6 (4.38%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.38%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (3.65%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (3.65%) UML
9 5 (3.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.55%) C
2 32 (23.36%) C++
3 24 (17.52%) C#
4 15 (10.95%) SQL
5 10 (7.30%) VB
6 9 (6.57%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.84%) Java
8 6 (4.38%) Python
9 4 (2.92%) Assembly Language
9 4 (2.92%) Ruby
10 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.46%) Perl
10 2 (1.46%) VBA
10 2 (1.46%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.73%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.73%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 59 (43.07%) Degree
2 22 (16.06%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared
4 11 (8.03%) MBA
5 10 (7.30%) HND
5 10 (7.30%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.38%) CISSP
7 4 (2.92%) GIAC
7 4 (2.92%) CISA
7 4 (2.92%) HNC
8 3 (2.19%) CEH
8 3 (2.19%) CISM
9 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.46%) PhD
10 1 (0.73%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.73%) CITP
10 1 (0.73%) ISEB
10 1 (0.73%) CCIE
10 1 (0.73%) CCNP
10 1 (0.73%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) QA
2 5 (3.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.19%) IEC 61508
3 3 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.19%) COBIT
4 2 (1.46%) TickIT
5 1 (0.73%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.73%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (6.57%) Oracle
1 9 (6.57%) Microsoft
1 9 (6.57%) Siemens
2 8 (5.84%) SAP
3 6 (4.38%) Allen-Bradley
4 5 (3.65%) ArcSight
5 4 (2.92%) EMC
6 3 (2.19%) Sourcefire
7 2 (1.46%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.73%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.73%) Cisco
8 1 (0.73%) IBM
8 1 (0.73%) Symantec
8 1 (0.73%) Juniper
8 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
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