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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 859 821 796
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -25
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 52 73 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.066% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 88
Average salary £40,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%

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
43246 43560 44842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.24% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34888 34798 37538
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(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 -47 51 £40,500 +1.25% 22
West Midlands 0 18 £37,750 +2.72% 2
London +18 13 £45,000 - 2
Warwickshire +6 9 £38,000 -7.31% 1
East Midlands +16 8 £40,000 - 1
Warwick -2 8 £38,000 -21.64% 1
Derbyshire +11 4 £36,250 -3.33%
Cheadle +11 4 - -
Manchester -14 4 - -
South East -15 4 £75,000 +114.28% 8
North West -18 4 - - 5
City of London - 4 £47,500 -
Leicestershire +19 3 £40,000 - 1
Derby +2 3 £45,000 +34.32%
South West -13 3 £42,500 - 3
Stoke-on-Trent +16 2 £27,500 -63.33%
Berkshire +12 2 £75,000 +66.66% 1
Staffordshire 0 2 £27,500 -63.33%
Wareham -2 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Dorset -13 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Reading - 2 £75,000 - 1
Rugeley - 2 £27,500 -
Stafford - 2 £27,500 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £42,500 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £75,000 -
Cannock - 2 £27,500 -
Leicester +23 1 £33,775 -
South Wales +6 1 £40,500 +25.00%
Wales +5 1 £40,500 +25.78%
Surrey -14 1 £30,000 - 2

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 41 (32.80%) Degree
2 37 (29.60%) Cyber Security
3 30 (24.00%) C
4 26 (20.80%) C++
5 22 (17.60%) Security Cleared
6 19 (15.20%) Software Engineering
7 18 (14.40%) C#
8 17 (13.60%) GIAC
9 16 (12.80%) SQL
10 15 (12.00%) SIEM
11 14 (11.20%) Project Management
11 14 (11.20%) Management Information System
11 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
11 14 (11.20%) CEH
12 13 (10.40%) Incident Management
12 13 (10.40%) Information Assurance
12 13 (10.40%) Smart Meter
12 13 (10.40%) .NET
12 13 (10.40%) Windows
12 13 (10.40%) Linux
12 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
13 12 (9.60%) Oracle
13 12 (9.60%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (8.80%) SC Cleared
14 11 (8.80%) DV Cleared
14 11 (8.80%) MBA
15 10 (8.00%) CISSP
15 10 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
15 10 (8.00%) Business Development
15 10 (8.00%) Network Security

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (6.40%) SAS
2 3 (2.40%) WinCC
3 2 (1.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.80%) Apache
4 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.80%) Open Workbench
2 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.40%) SAP CRM
1 8 (6.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (6.40%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) Network Security
2 7 (5.60%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.60%) LAN
3 6 (4.80%) WLAN
3 6 (4.80%) Wireless
3 6 (4.80%) Modbus
4 5 (4.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (4.00%) SNMP
5 4 (3.20%) Firewall
5 4 (3.20%) IPsec
6 3 (2.40%) tcpdump
6 3 (2.40%) VPN
6 3 (2.40%) SSL
6 3 (2.40%) IPv4
6 3 (2.40%) IPv6
7 2 (1.60%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.60%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.40%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.80%) JIRA
1 1 (0.80%) Selenium
1 1 (0.80%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.80%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
1 8 (6.40%) Finance
1 8 (6.40%) Manufacturing
1 8 (6.40%) Billing
2 6 (4.80%) Marketing
3 4 (3.20%) Electronics
3 4 (3.20%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.40%) Legal
5 2 (1.60%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (1.60%) Arabic Language
5 2 (1.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.80%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (20.00%) Consultant
2 21 (16.80%) Software Engineer
3 19 (15.20%) Security Consultant
4 15 (12.00%) Analyst
5 12 (9.60%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 11 (8.80%) Developer
6 11 (8.80%) Architect
6 11 (8.80%) Security Analyst
7 10 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.20%) Operations Analyst
8 9 (7.20%) Security Operations Analyst
9 8 (6.40%) SAP Architect
9 8 (6.40%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.80%) Design Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Software Programmer
10 6 (4.80%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Programmer
10 6 (4.80%) Systems Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.40%) .NET
2 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.20%) JSP
3 2 (1.60%) XML
4 1 (0.80%) POSIX
4 1 (0.80%) Pthreads
4 1 (0.80%) XACML
4 1 (0.80%) HTML5
4 1 (0.80%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.80%) COM
4 1 (0.80%) JDBC
4 1 (0.80%) J2EE
4 1 (0.80%) SOAP
4 1 (0.80%) STL
4 1 (0.80%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Management Information System
2 13 (10.40%) Smart Meter
3 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.00%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.20%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.20%) CESG
6 3 (2.40%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.80%) Open Source
8 1 (0.80%) Social Media
8 1 (0.80%) Physics
8 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.80%) CCTV
8 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.80%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.40%) Windows
1 13 (10.40%) Linux
2 5 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.60%) Cyber Security
2 19 (15.20%) Software Engineering
3 15 (12.00%) SIEM
4 14 (11.20%) Project Management
5 13 (10.40%) Information Assurance
5 13 (10.40%) Incident Management
5 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
6 12 (9.60%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (8.00%) Business Development
7 10 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (7.20%) Information Security
9 8 (6.40%) Validation
9 8 (6.40%) CRM
9 8 (6.40%) SOA
9 8 (6.40%) Time Management
9 8 (6.40%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (4.80%) OO
10 6 (4.80%) Change Management
10 6 (4.80%) Security Management
10 6 (4.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.00%) C
2 26 (20.80%) C++
3 18 (14.40%) C#
4 16 (12.80%) SQL
5 9 (7.20%) Python
6 8 (6.40%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.40%) Java
7 6 (4.80%) Ruby
8 5 (4.00%) VB
9 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.40%) Perl
9 3 (2.40%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.80%) Tcl
11 1 (0.80%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.80%) VBA
11 1 (0.80%) VC++
11 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (32.80%) Degree
2 22 (17.60%) Security Cleared
3 17 (13.60%) GIAC
4 14 (11.20%) CEH
5 11 (8.80%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.80%) DV Cleared
5 11 (8.80%) MBA
6 10 (8.00%) CISSP
7 9 (7.20%) HND
8 7 (5.60%) CISM
9 5 (4.00%) CISA
10 4 (3.20%) HNC
10 4 (3.20%) CRISC
11 2 (1.60%) PhD
11 2 (1.60%) ISEB
12 1 (0.80%) MCP
12 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) QA
2 6 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.20%) IEC 61508
4 4 (3.20%) JSP 440
4 4 (3.20%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.60%) COBIT
6 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) Snort
2 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 12 (9.60%) Oracle
2 8 (6.40%) SAP
3 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (2.40%) Sourcefire
5 2 (1.60%) EMC
5 2 (1.60%) Siemens
6 1 (0.80%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.80%) Symantec
6 1 (0.80%) VMware
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco
6 1 (0.80%) IBM
6 1 (0.80%) Juniper
6 1 (0.80%) ForgeRock
Norwich
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 Per Annum Up to c32K + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Aintree, Lancashire
Hudson - United Biscuits
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £95,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Atkins
Salary: Competitive and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Abingdon
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 + £3,000 Bonus + Holiday
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
West Sussex
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £49999 per annum + Worldwide Travel
Posted: 25 days ago