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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 839 823 790
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -33
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 58 67 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.061% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 44 53 84
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £70,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +5.00%

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
42027 43003 44675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.27% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 33822 37441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 54 £42,750 +4.26% 15
West Midlands -3 20 £38,000 +5.55% 2
London +33 15 £45,000 -45.45% 1
Warwickshire +1 11 £38,000 -7.31%
Warwick -3 10 £38,000 -7.31%
East Midlands +29 6 £45,000 +9.09% 2
South East +9 6 £62,500 +56.25% 3
Cheadle +10 4 - -
North West -5 4 - - 1
Manchester -13 4 - -
Leicestershire +23 3 £45,000 - 1
South West -9 3 £42,500 - 1
City of London - 3 - -
Derbyshire +15 2 £52,500 +55.55%
Derby +6 2 £52,500 +133.33%
Berkshire +2 2 £75,000 +66.66%
Wareham -3 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Dorset -7 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 -
Farnborough - 2 £45,000 -
Reading - 2 £75,000 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £75,000 -
Leicester +31 1 £33,775 -
Stoke-on-Trent +11 1 £27,500 -63.33% 1
Oxfordshire +6 1 £30,000 -
Staffordshire +2 1 £27,500 -63.33% 1
Surrey -6 1 £30,000 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (31.36%) Cyber Security
2 31 (26.27%) Degree
3 29 (24.58%) C
4 26 (22.03%) C++
5 21 (17.80%) GIAC
6 20 (16.95%) Software Engineering
7 18 (15.25%) SIEM
7 18 (15.25%) CEH
7 18 (15.25%) Security Cleared
8 17 (14.41%) SQL
8 17 (14.41%) Incident Management
8 17 (14.41%) Project Management
9 16 (13.56%) C#
9 16 (13.56%) Windows
10 15 (12.71%) Linux
10 15 (12.71%) Oracle
10 15 (12.71%) Management Information System
11 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
12 12 (10.17%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (10.17%) Information Assurance
12 12 (10.17%) Python
12 12 (10.17%) .NET
13 11 (9.32%) Java
13 11 (9.32%) Network Security
14 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
14 10 (8.47%) Change Management
14 10 (8.47%) Snort
15 9 (7.63%) Smart Meter
15 9 (7.63%) CISSP
15 9 (7.63%) Risk Assessment

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (4.24%) SAS
2 3 (2.54%) WinCC
3 1 (0.85%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.85%) MTS
3 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Project
2 4 (3.39%) Open Workbench
3 3 (2.54%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) SAP CRM
1 5 (4.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (4.24%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) Network Security
2 9 (7.63%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.78%) LAN
4 6 (5.08%) WLAN
4 6 (5.08%) SNMP
4 6 (5.08%) Wireless
4 6 (5.08%) IPsec
4 6 (5.08%) Modbus
4 6 (5.08%) Wireshark
5 5 (4.24%) Firewall
6 4 (3.39%) VPN
6 4 (3.39%) SSL
6 4 (3.39%) IPv4
6 4 (3.39%) IPv6
6 4 (3.39%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.69%) Profibus
7 2 (1.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.54%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) JIRA
1 1 (0.85%) Selenium
1 1 (0.85%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (6.78%) Telecoms
1 8 (6.78%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.93%) Finance
3 6 (5.08%) Marketing
4 5 (4.24%) Billing
5 4 (3.39%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.54%) Electronics
6 3 (2.54%) Legal
7 2 (1.69%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.69%) Arabic Language
7 2 (1.69%) Retail
7 2 (1.69%) Automotive
8 1 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (16.95%) Software Engineer
1 20 (16.95%) Consultant
2 19 (16.10%) Analyst
3 17 (14.41%) Security Consultant
4 15 (12.71%) Security Analyst
5 13 (11.02%) Operations Analyst
5 13 (11.02%) Security Operations Analyst
6 12 (10.17%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 11 (9.32%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.93%) Architect
9 6 (5.08%) Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.24%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Principal Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) SAP Architect
11 4 (3.39%) Software Programmer
11 4 (3.39%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.17%) .NET
2 5 (4.24%) XML
3 4 (3.39%) J2EE
3 4 (3.39%) JSP
3 4 (3.39%) SOAP
4 2 (1.69%) STL
4 2 (1.69%) HTML5
4 2 (1.69%) HTML
4 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.69%) POSIX
4 2 (1.69%) Pthreads
5 1 (0.85%) XACML
5 1 (0.85%) COM
5 1 (0.85%) JDBC
5 1 (0.85%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.63%) Smart Meter
3 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.08%) Cryptography
5 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.39%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.39%) Smartphone
6 4 (3.39%) Device Driver
6 4 (3.39%) CESG
6 4 (3.39%) GIS
7 2 (1.69%) Open Source
7 2 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.85%) DTV
8 1 (0.85%) CCTV
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Windows
2 15 (12.71%) Linux
3 5 (4.24%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.36%) Cyber Security
2 20 (16.95%) Software Engineering
3 18 (15.25%) SIEM
4 17 (14.41%) Incident Management
4 17 (14.41%) Project Management
5 12 (10.17%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (10.17%) Information Assurance
6 10 (8.47%) Change Management
6 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.63%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (6.78%) Information Security
9 7 (5.93%) Validation
9 7 (5.93%) OO
9 7 (5.93%) Business Development
10 6 (5.08%) Security Management
11 5 (4.24%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.24%) CRM
11 5 (4.24%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.24%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.58%) C
2 26 (22.03%) C++
3 17 (14.41%) SQL
4 16 (13.56%) C#
5 12 (10.17%) Python
6 11 (9.32%) Java
7 7 (5.93%) Ruby
8 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.39%) VB
9 4 (3.39%) Perl
9 4 (3.39%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.85%) VBA
12 1 (0.85%) VC++
12 1 (0.85%) Tcl
12 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 31 (26.27%) Degree
2 21 (17.80%) GIAC
3 18 (15.25%) CEH
3 18 (15.25%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.63%) CISSP
5 8 (6.78%) MBA
6 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.08%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.08%) CISM
7 6 (5.08%) HND
8 5 (4.24%) CISA
9 4 (3.39%) CRISC
10 2 (1.69%) ISEB
10 2 (1.69%) HNC
11 1 (0.85%) MCP
11 1 (0.85%) PhD
11 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (5.08%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) JSP 440
2 4 (3.39%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.39%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.69%) COBIT
4 1 (0.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (8.47%) Snort
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Oracle
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.24%) ArcSight
3 5 (4.24%) SAP
4 3 (2.54%) Sourcefire
5 2 (1.69%) EMC
5 2 (1.69%) Siemens
6 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.85%) Symantec
6 1 (0.85%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Juniper
6 1 (0.85%) ForgeRock
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Premier Engineering
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aintree, Lancashire
Hudson - United Biscuits
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Carmarthenshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 7 days ago
North Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 22 days ago