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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 842 796 799
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +3
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 62 65 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.062% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 45 48 79
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 £56,579 £52,500 £47,000
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
43065 40944 45107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.69% 38.94% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33681 33257 37930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -51 54 £35,000 - 32
South East -7 13 £35,000 +7.69% 7
East Midlands -14 8 £40,000 +14.28% 7
London -28 8 £47,500 -
West Midlands -39 8 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Cheshire -12 6 £41,500 +18.57%
North West -21 6 £41,500 +18.57% 2
Leicestershire - 6 £42,500 - 1
Warrington -8 5 - -
South West -9 4 £43,750 +2.94% 9
Staffordshire -15 4 £27,500 -8.33%
West Sussex - 4 £35,000 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 4 £40,000 - 1
Cowes - 4 £35,000 -
Isle of Wight - 4 £35,000 -
City of London - 4 £48,750 -
Rugeley -1 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Berkshire -4 3 £100,000 +365.11%
Yorkshire -35 3 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
Stafford - 3 £27,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £27,500 -
Cannock - 3 £27,500 -
South Yorkshire -19 2 £27,500 -31.25%
Derbyshire -19 2 £23,250 -33.57% 4
Sheffield -23 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Reading - 2 £100,000 -
Rugby - 2 - -
Hinckley - 2 £57,256 -
Wiltshire - 2 £45,000 -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 50 (39.68%) Degree
2 31 (24.60%) C
3 27 (21.43%) C++
4 23 (18.25%) Manufacturing
4 23 (18.25%) C#
5 22 (17.46%) Cyber Security
6 21 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 20 (15.87%) SQL
8 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 18 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 17 (13.49%) .NET
10 15 (11.90%) Project Management
10 15 (11.90%) Computer Science
11 14 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 12 (9.52%) Business Development
13 11 (8.73%) MBA
13 11 (8.73%) VB.NET
13 11 (8.73%) Oracle
13 11 (8.73%) Windows
14 10 (7.94%) HND
14 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
14 10 (7.94%) Siemens
14 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
14 10 (7.94%) Smart Meter
15 9 (7.14%) DV Cleared
15 9 (7.14%) Information Assurance
15 9 (7.14%) Network Security
15 9 (7.14%) QA
15 9 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (7.14%) Linux

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (6.35%) SAS
2 3 (2.38%) WinCC
3 2 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Project
2 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) SAP CRM
1 8 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (6.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) Network Security
2 7 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 6 (4.76%) Modbus
4 5 (3.97%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.17%) Firewall
5 4 (3.17%) Profibus
6 3 (2.38%) tcpdump
6 3 (2.38%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.38%) Wireless
6 3 (2.38%) IPsec
6 3 (2.38%) SNMP
6 3 (2.38%) VPN
6 3 (2.38%) SSL
6 3 (2.38%) IPv4
6 3 (2.38%) IPv6
6 3 (2.38%) Broadband
6 3 (2.38%) LAN
7 2 (1.59%) WLAN
7 2 (1.59%) GSM
7 2 (1.59%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.79%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (18.25%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.35%) Billing
3 7 (5.56%) Marketing
4 5 (3.97%) Finance
5 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.59%) Electronics
5 2 (1.59%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (1.59%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (20.63%) Software Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) Developer
3 15 (11.90%) Consultant
4 11 (8.73%) Systems Developer
4 11 (8.73%) Programmer
5 9 (7.14%) Architect
5 9 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.35%) Security Consultant
6 8 (6.35%) SAP Architect
6 8 (6.35%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Design Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Software Support Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Software Programmer
8 6 (4.76%) PLC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.49%) .NET
2 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.59%) ActiveX
3 2 (1.59%) XML
3 2 (1.59%) DCOM
4 1 (0.79%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.79%) XACML
4 1 (0.79%) STL
4 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.94%) Smart Meter
3 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.17%) CCTV
5 4 (3.17%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.17%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.38%) Device Driver
6 3 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) Physics
8 1 (0.79%) PKI
8 1 (0.79%) DTV
8 1 (0.79%) Firmware
8 1 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.73%) Windows
2 9 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (2.38%) UNIX
4 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.46%) Cyber Security
2 21 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 15 (11.90%) Project Management
4 14 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 12 (9.52%) Business Development
6 9 (7.14%) Information Assurance
6 9 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (6.35%) CRM
7 8 (6.35%) SOA
7 8 (6.35%) Validation
7 8 (6.35%) Information Security
7 8 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (6.35%) Time Management
8 7 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.56%) OO
9 6 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (4.76%) SIEM
10 5 (3.97%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (3.97%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.60%) C
2 27 (21.43%) C++
3 23 (18.25%) C#
4 20 (15.87%) SQL
5 11 (8.73%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.35%) VB
7 7 (5.56%) Java
8 6 (4.76%) Python
9 3 (2.38%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.38%) VBA
10 2 (1.59%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.59%) Perl
10 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.59%) Ruby
11 1 (0.79%) Tcl
11 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 50 (39.68%) Degree
2 18 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.73%) MBA
4 10 (7.94%) HND
4 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.97%) CISSP
7 4 (3.17%) HNC
7 4 (3.17%) GIAC
8 3 (2.38%) CEH
8 3 (2.38%) CISA
8 3 (2.38%) CISM
9 2 (1.59%) PhD
10 1 (0.79%) ISEB
10 1 (0.79%) MCP
10 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) QA
2 4 (3.17%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.38%) IEC 61508
3 3 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.59%) COBIT
4 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.79%) TickIT
5 1 (0.79%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (8.73%) Oracle
2 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.94%) Siemens
3 8 (6.35%) SAP
4 6 (4.76%) Allen-Bradley
5 5 (3.97%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.38%) Sourcefire
7 2 (1.59%) EMC
7 2 (1.59%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.79%) Symantec
8 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco
8 1 (0.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.79%) Juniper
8 1 (0.79%) ForgeRock
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