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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 853 873 782
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -91
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 49 65 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.055% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 75
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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
44274 46831 43551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.00% 39.66% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35175 37160 35447
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
England +11 40 £60,000 +79.10% 21
London +27 11 £82,500 - 6
South East +8 9 £60,000 +71.42% 6
Scotland +10 8 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North West 0 6 £60,000 - 2
East of England +6 5 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Cheshire +1 5 £60,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £62,500 -
Glasgow - 5 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire -2 4 - - 1
West Midlands -15 4 £53,750 +79.16% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £41,250 - 2
Hampshire -6 3 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Macclesfield - 3 £60,000 -
Aberdeen +27 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Reading - 2 £60,000 -
Dudley - 2 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £60,000 -
Kent - 2 £65,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £71,250 - 1
City of London +35 1 £67,500 - 3
East Midlands +1 1 £31,500 -17.64% 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £31,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Romsey - 1 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £36,000 -
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
Manchester - 1 £55,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £31,500 -
Havant - 1 £37,500 -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 37 (35.58%) Cyber Security
2 34 (32.69%) Degree
3 33 (31.73%) Security Cleared
4 31 (29.81%) ITIL
5 27 (25.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 26 (25.00%) COBIT
6 26 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (24.04%) CISM
7 25 (24.04%) CISSP
8 24 (23.08%) Manufacturing
8 24 (23.08%) Information Security
8 24 (23.08%) PCI DSS
9 23 (22.12%) CISA
10 20 (19.23%) Information Assurance
11 19 (18.27%) Telecoms
11 19 (18.27%) Windows
11 19 (18.27%) C#
12 18 (17.31%) Cryptography
13 17 (16.35%) SQL
14 16 (15.38%) C++
14 16 (15.38%) Project Management
14 16 (15.38%) Finance
14 16 (15.38%) Data Protection
14 16 (15.38%) Mobile Payment
15 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (13.46%) C
16 14 (13.46%) Oracle
17 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
17 13 (12.50%) Linux
18 12 (11.54%) SIEM

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (2.88%) ArchestrA
1 3 (2.88%) WinCC
2 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Office
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.88%) Maximo
2 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) LAN
2 7 (6.73%) WLAN
3 6 (5.77%) Ethernet
3 6 (5.77%) Modbus
3 6 (5.77%) Profibus
4 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.81%) Firewall
5 4 (3.85%) Internet
6 3 (2.88%) Wireless
6 3 (2.88%) GPRS
7 2 (1.92%) GSM
7 2 (1.92%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.92%) 4G
7 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.96%) MPLS
8 1 (0.96%) Network Security
8 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.96%) PSTN
8 1 (0.96%) SAN
8 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 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
General
1 27 (25.96%) Pharmaceutical
2 24 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 19 (18.27%) Telecoms
4 16 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.92%) Automotive
5 2 (1.92%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) French Language
6 1 (0.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (17.31%) Consultant
2 17 (16.35%) Software Engineer
2 17 (16.35%) Security Consultant
3 14 (13.46%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 12 (11.54%) Senior Security Consultant
4 12 (11.54%) Analyst
4 12 (11.54%) Senior Consultant
5 11 (10.58%) Security Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) Operations Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) Security Operations Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) Information Security Consultant
8 8 (7.69%) Senior Information Security Consultant
9 7 (6.73%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Cyber Security Practitioner
10 6 (5.77%) Cyber Security Manager
10 6 (5.77%) Senior Manager
10 6 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Information Manager
10 6 (5.77%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (2.88%) STL
3 2 (1.92%) EDI
3 2 (1.92%) CGI
3 2 (1.92%) Ajax
3 2 (1.92%) jQuery
3 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (0.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.96%) GStreamer
4 1 (0.96%) XML
4 1 (0.96%) MFC
4 1 (0.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Cryptography
2 16 (15.38%) Mobile Payment
3 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (10.58%) Management Information System
4 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
5 8 (7.69%) Smart Meter
6 5 (4.81%) Life Science
7 4 (3.85%) Chemistry
7 4 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.88%) CESG
8 3 (2.88%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (2.88%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.88%) Kindle
8 3 (2.88%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.92%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (1.92%) Robotics
9 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.96%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.96%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.27%) Windows
2 13 (12.50%) Linux
3 11 (10.58%) UNIX
4 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.58%) Cyber Security
2 31 (29.81%) ITIL
3 24 (23.08%) Information Security
4 20 (19.23%) Information Assurance
5 16 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 16 (15.38%) Project Management
6 12 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 12 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 12 (11.54%) SIEM
7 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.73%) ERP
8 6 (5.77%) Benchmarking
8 6 (5.77%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.77%) Business Continuity
8 6 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.81%) Security Management
9 5 (4.81%) Business Continuity Management
10 4 (3.85%) Line Management
10 4 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.27%) C#
2 17 (16.35%) SQL
3 16 (15.38%) C++
4 14 (13.46%) C
5 10 (9.62%) VB
6 8 (7.69%) Python
7 3 (2.88%) Java
8 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.92%) PHP
8 2 (1.92%) VBA
8 2 (1.92%) VBScript
8 2 (1.92%) Ruby
8 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.96%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.96%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (32.69%) Degree
2 33 (31.73%) Security Cleared
3 25 (24.04%) CISSP
3 25 (24.04%) CISM
4 23 (22.12%) CISA
5 12 (11.54%) CEH
6 11 (10.58%) GIAC
7 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.77%) MBA
9 3 (2.88%) HND
10 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (1.92%) CITP
11 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.96%) ISEB
11 1 (0.96%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 26 (25.00%) COBIT
2 24 (23.08%) 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 10 (9.62%) Snort
2 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Oracle
2 12 (11.54%) Wonderware
3 8 (7.69%) ArcSight
4 6 (5.77%) Siemens
5 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.85%) Allen-Bradley
7 3 (2.88%) Cognizant
7 3 (2.88%) Syclo
7 3 (2.88%) SAP
7 3 (2.88%) IBM
7 3 (2.88%) webMethods
8 1 (0.96%) Websense
8 1 (0.96%) Sony
8 1 (0.96%) HP
8 1 (0.96%) EMC
8 1 (0.96%) Nortel
8 1 (0.96%) Avaya
8 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
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