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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 842 834 785
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -49
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 53 72 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 49 58 89
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,050 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%

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
41732 45732 42175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.08% 39.89% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33105 35890 34203
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -33 44 £43,750 +2.94% 17
West Midlands -7 14 £38,000 -10.58% 1
South East -11 10 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Scotland +26 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
London +13 7 £50,000 -33.33% 7
East Midlands +2 6 £40,000 +11.88% 1
Hampshire -3 6 £60,000 +100.00%
Edinburgh - 6 £55,000 -
Leicestershire +23 5 £40,000 - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 5 £40,000 -
Havant - 4 £60,000 -
North West +11 3 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Surrey - 3 £55,000 - 2
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 - 2
City of London +8 2 £47,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -1 2 £25,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire -11 2 £25,000 -33.33%
Warwickshire -11 2 £53,500 +52.85%
Glasgow - 2 £36,500 - 1
Guildford - 2 £50,000 -
Crewe - 2 £38,750 -
Derby +12 1 £25,000 -13.04%
Derbyshire +12 1 £25,000 -30.06%
East of England +9 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire 0 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Warwick -7 1 £53,500 -
Leeds -9 1 £25,000 -33.33%
South West -11 1 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Waterlooville - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 43 (39.09%) Cyber Security
2 27 (24.55%) GIAC
3 26 (23.64%) CEH
4 24 (21.82%) Incident Management
4 24 (21.82%) Security Cleared
4 24 (21.82%) SIEM
5 22 (20.00%) Project Management
6 21 (19.09%) C++
7 20 (18.18%) C
7 20 (18.18%) Windows
8 19 (17.27%) SQL
8 19 (17.27%) Degree
9 17 (15.45%) Snort
9 17 (15.45%) Oracle
9 17 (15.45%) Linux
9 17 (15.45%) Management Information System
10 15 (13.64%) Manufacturing
10 15 (13.64%) ITIL
10 15 (13.64%) C#
10 15 (13.64%) Information Assurance
10 15 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 13 (11.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (11.82%) Python
11 13 (11.82%) LAN
11 13 (11.82%) CISSP
11 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
11 13 (11.82%) Information Security
12 12 (10.91%) CISM
12 12 (10.91%) Change Management
12 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (2.73%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.73%) WinCC
2 1 (0.91%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.45%) MS Office
3 4 (3.64%) MS Project
3 4 (3.64%) Open Workbench
4 2 (1.82%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (4.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) LAN
2 10 (9.09%) WLAN
3 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.45%) Modbus
5 5 (4.55%) Profibus
5 5 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 4 (3.64%) SNMP
6 4 (3.64%) Firewall
6 4 (3.64%) Wireless
6 4 (3.64%) IPsec
6 4 (3.64%) Wireshark
6 4 (3.64%) Network Security
7 3 (2.73%) SAN
8 2 (1.82%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.82%) VPN
8 2 (1.82%) SSL
8 2 (1.82%) IPv4
8 2 (1.82%) IPv6
9 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.91%) SQLite
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.82%) Gerrit
1 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.09%) Finance
4 9 (8.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.64%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.73%) Automotive
6 3 (2.73%) Legal
7 2 (1.82%) Electronics
7 2 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (20.91%) Analyst
1 23 (20.91%) Security Analyst
2 22 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 22 (20.00%) Consultant
2 22 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 21 (19.09%) Security Consultant
4 17 (15.45%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 15 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 13 (11.82%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) Senior Manager
8 9 (8.18%) Information Security Consultant
9 8 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.45%) Information Security Manager
10 6 (5.45%) Information Manager
10 6 (5.45%) Senior Security Consultant
10 6 (5.45%) Senior Information Security Consultant
10 6 (5.45%) Security Manager
11 5 (4.55%) SCADA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) .NET
1 5 (4.55%) STL
1 5 (4.55%) XML
2 4 (3.64%) J2EE
2 4 (3.64%) JSP
2 4 (3.64%) SOAP
3 2 (1.82%) HTML5
3 2 (1.82%) HTML
3 2 (1.82%) POSIX
3 2 (1.82%) Pthreads
4 1 (0.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.91%) MFC
4 1 (0.91%) COM
4 1 (0.91%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.09%) Cryptography
4 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.36%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (5.45%) CESG
6 4 (3.64%) GIS
6 4 (3.64%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.64%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.73%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.82%) Open Source
8 2 (1.82%) Robotics
9 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.91%) Physics
9 1 (0.91%) CCTV
9 1 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.18%) Windows
2 17 (15.45%) Linux
3 8 (7.27%) UNIX
4 3 (2.73%) AIX
5 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.09%) Cyber Security
2 24 (21.82%) SIEM
2 24 (21.82%) Incident Management
3 22 (20.00%) Project Management
4 15 (13.64%) ITIL
4 15 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.64%) Information Assurance
5 13 (11.82%) Information Security
6 12 (10.91%) Change Management
7 10 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (6.36%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.36%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.45%) OO
11 6 (5.45%) Benchmarking
12 5 (4.55%) Security Management
12 5 (4.55%) Line Management
12 5 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.09%) C++
2 20 (18.18%) C
3 19 (17.27%) SQL
4 15 (13.64%) C#
5 13 (11.82%) Python
6 7 (6.36%) Java
7 6 (5.45%) Ruby
8 5 (4.55%) VB
9 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.82%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.82%) VBA
10 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.82%) Perl
10 2 (1.82%) VBScript
11 1 (0.91%) VC++
11 1 (0.91%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.91%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 27 (24.55%) GIAC
2 26 (23.64%) CEH
3 24 (21.82%) Security Cleared
4 19 (17.27%) Degree
5 13 (11.82%) CISSP
6 12 (10.91%) CISM
7 10 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 10 (9.09%) CISA
8 6 (5.45%) MBA
9 4 (3.64%) CRISC
10 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.82%) HNC
11 2 (1.82%) HND
12 1 (0.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 8 (7.27%) COBIT
4 4 (3.64%) JSP 440
4 4 (3.64%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.91%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.91%) SLA
5 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 17 (15.45%) Snort
2 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Oracle
2 8 (7.27%) ArcSight
3 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.55%) IBM
4 5 (4.55%) webMethods
4 5 (4.55%) Syclo
5 3 (2.73%) HP
5 3 (2.73%) Siemens
6 2 (1.82%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.91%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (0.91%) Websense
7 1 (0.91%) Sony
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
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