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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 843 849 781
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -68
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 61 71 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.059% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 50 64 72
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
42446 47760 42782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.43% 39.82% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 33473 37876 34741
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +25 48 £45,000 +12.50% 20
London +28 15 £62,500 +4.16% 4
Scotland +30 13 £55,000 +22.22% 3
West Midlands -6 13 £38,000 -5.00% 3
Edinburgh - 9 £55,000 - 2
South East +2 8 £56,250 +25.00% 2
Glasgow - 7 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire +7 3 £25,000 -33.33%
East Midlands +3 3 £40,000 +14.28% 2
North West -9 3 £40,000 - 4
City of London +35 2 £47,500 -
Surrey +17 2 £56,250 +87.50%
East of England +12 2 £41,250 +26.92% 3
Hampshire -2 2 £36,750 +14.84% 1
Berkshire -3 2 £60,000 -7.69%
Hertfordshire -4 2 £41,250 +33.06% 3
Reading -6 2 £60,000 -7.69%
Herefordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £38,750 - 1
Dudley - 2 £60,000 - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £40,000 -
Crewe - 2 £38,750 -
West Yorkshire +16 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Derby +8 1 £25,000 -13.04% 1
Oxfordshire +5 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Derbyshire +3 1 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Manchester +2 1 £55,000 - 2
Staffordshire +2 1 £40,000 - 1
Banbury +1 1 £45,000 +28.57%

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 45 (39.47%) Cyber Security
2 31 (27.19%) Security Cleared
3 29 (25.44%) ITIL
4 25 (21.93%) Project Management
5 23 (20.18%) CISM
5 23 (20.18%) CISSP
5 23 (20.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (20.18%) Degree
6 22 (19.30%) COBIT
6 22 (19.30%) GIAC
7 21 (18.42%) CISA
7 21 (18.42%) Windows
7 21 (18.42%) Incident Management
7 21 (18.42%) CEH
7 21 (18.42%) SIEM
8 20 (17.54%) PCI DSS
8 20 (17.54%) SQL
8 20 (17.54%) Oracle
9 19 (16.67%) Manufacturing
9 19 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 19 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (16.67%) Information Assurance
10 18 (15.79%) Information Security
10 18 (15.79%) C#
11 17 (14.91%) C++
11 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
11 17 (14.91%) Finance
12 16 (14.04%) Cryptography
12 16 (14.04%) Snort
12 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (2.63%) WinCC
1 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.75%) ArchestrA
3 1 (0.88%) Lync
3 1 (0.88%) MTS
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Office
3 4 (3.51%) MS Project
3 4 (3.51%) AutoCAD
3 4 (3.51%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Maximo
1 5 (4.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) LAN
2 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.02%) WLAN
3 6 (5.26%) Ethernet
3 6 (5.26%) Modbus
3 6 (5.26%) Profibus
4 5 (4.39%) Firewall
5 3 (2.63%) SAN
5 3 (2.63%) SNMP
6 2 (1.75%) Wireless
6 2 (1.75%) IPsec
6 2 (1.75%) Internet
6 2 (1.75%) Network Security
7 1 (0.88%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.88%) VPN
7 1 (0.88%) SSL
7 1 (0.88%) IPv4
7 1 (0.88%) IPv6
7 1 (0.88%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.63%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Gerrit
1 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 19 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 19 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (14.91%) Finance
3 2 (1.75%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.75%) Automotive
3 2 (1.75%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) French Language
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (17.54%) Analyst
1 20 (17.54%) Consultant
1 20 (17.54%) Security Analyst
2 19 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 19 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
2 19 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 18 (15.79%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 15 (13.16%) Software Engineer
5 11 (9.65%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Senior Manager
6 10 (8.77%) Senior Consultant
6 10 (8.77%) Senior Security Consultant
7 8 (7.02%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (6.14%) Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (5.26%) Information Manager
9 6 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (5.26%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) .NET
2 5 (4.39%) XML
3 4 (3.51%) SOAP
3 4 (3.51%) STL
3 4 (3.51%) J2EE
4 2 (1.75%) JSP
5 1 (0.88%) HTML5
5 1 (0.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.88%) Pthreads
5 1 (0.88%) GStreamer
5 1 (0.88%) HTML
5 1 (0.88%) MFC
5 1 (0.88%) COM
5 1 (0.88%) EDI
5 1 (0.88%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Cryptography
1 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.16%) Mobile Payment
3 14 (12.28%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.14%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.51%) GIS
6 4 (3.51%) CESG
6 4 (3.51%) Smartphone
6 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.75%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.75%) Robotics
8 2 (1.75%) Life Science
8 2 (1.75%) Chemistry
8 2 (1.75%) Kindle
9 1 (0.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Windows
2 13 (11.40%) Linux
3 11 (9.65%) UNIX
4 3 (2.63%) AIX
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.47%) Cyber Security
2 29 (25.44%) ITIL
3 25 (21.93%) Project Management
4 21 (18.42%) Incident Management
4 21 (18.42%) SIEM
5 19 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 18 (15.79%) Information Security
7 15 (13.16%) Data Protection
8 13 (11.40%) Software Engineering
9 12 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (8.77%) Change Management
11 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2
12 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
13 7 (6.14%) Line Management
14 6 (5.26%) Coaching
14 6 (5.26%) Benchmarking
15 5 (4.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 5 (4.39%) Security Management
15 5 (4.39%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.54%) SQL
2 18 (15.79%) C#
3 17 (14.91%) C++
4 14 (12.28%) C
5 10 (8.77%) Python
6 8 (7.02%) VB
7 7 (6.14%) Java
8 3 (2.63%) Ruby
9 2 (1.75%) VBA
9 2 (1.75%) VBScript
9 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.88%) Perl
10 1 (0.88%) VC++
10 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 31 (27.19%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.18%) CISM
2 23 (20.18%) CISSP
2 23 (20.18%) Degree
3 22 (19.30%) GIAC
4 21 (18.42%) CISA
4 21 (18.42%) CEH
5 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.26%) MBA
7 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.75%) HND
8 2 (1.75%) CITP
8 2 (1.75%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.75%) CRISC
9 1 (0.88%) HNC
9 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (19.30%) COBIT
3 20 (17.54%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.51%) PMBOK
5 2 (1.75%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.75%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (14.04%) Snort
2 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (17.54%) Oracle
2 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.02%) ArcSight
4 7 (6.14%) Wonderware
5 6 (5.26%) Siemens
6 5 (4.39%) Syclo
6 5 (4.39%) webMethods
6 5 (4.39%) IBM
7 4 (3.51%) Allen-Bradley
8 3 (2.63%) HP
9 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.88%) Sony
9 1 (0.88%) Websense
9 1 (0.88%) SAP
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