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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 864 833 799
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -34
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 33 72 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.062% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 65
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,030 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+28.67% +1.49%

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
44237 45661 43678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.51% 39.20% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35196 35860 35169
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £40,000

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -9 29 £45,000 +47.54% 9
South East +19 12 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Hampshire - 6 £45,000 -
North West -2 5 £60,000 +44.57%
Cheshire -4 5 £60,000 +44.57%
London +22 3 £67,500 +8.00% 4
Scotland +9 3 £40,000 -20.00%
East of England +1 3 £40,000 +45.45% 1
East Sussex - 3 £32,500 - 1
Macclesfield - 3 £60,000 -
Aberdeen +18 2 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +1 2 £31,500 -44.98%
Yorkshire -10 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £32,500 - 1
Havant - 2 £53,750 -
Romsey - 2 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £71,250 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £41,250 - 1
City of London +33 1 £67,500 +8.00%
Leicestershire +18 1 - -
Bristol -15 1 £75,000 +66.66% 1
South West -16 1 £75,000 +71.42% 2
West Midlands -25 1 £47,500 +58.33%
Edinburgh - 1 £62,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £36,000 -
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £31,500 -
Kent - 1 - -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £36,000 -
Lewes - 1 £32,500 -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 33 (35.11%) Cyber Security
2 32 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 32 (34.04%) Degree
3 28 (29.79%) ITIL
4 26 (27.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 25 (26.60%) COBIT
5 25 (26.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (25.53%) CISM
6 24 (25.53%) CISSP
7 23 (24.47%) Information Security
7 23 (24.47%) PCI DSS
8 22 (23.40%) CISA
9 20 (21.28%) Manufacturing
10 19 (20.21%) Windows
10 19 (20.21%) Information Assurance
11 18 (19.15%) Telecoms
12 17 (18.09%) Cryptography
13 16 (17.02%) C#
14 15 (15.96%) Finance
14 15 (15.96%) Project Management
14 15 (15.96%) Data Protection
14 15 (15.96%) Mobile Payment
14 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (13.83%) C++
15 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
15 13 (13.83%) Linux
16 12 (12.77%) Oracle
16 12 (12.77%) SQL
16 12 (12.77%) Wonderware
17 11 (11.70%) Risk Assessment

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (3.19%) ArchestrA
2 2 (2.13%) WinCC
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Office
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.19%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.13%) Maximo
2 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) SaaS
2 2 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) LAN
2 6 (6.38%) WLAN
2 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.38%) Modbus
3 5 (5.32%) Firewall
3 5 (5.32%) Ethernet
4 4 (4.26%) GPRS
4 4 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.26%) Wireless
4 4 (4.26%) Internet
4 4 (4.26%) Profibus
5 3 (3.19%) 4G
5 3 (3.19%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.13%) WAN
6 2 (2.13%) GSM
7 1 (1.06%) PSTN
7 1 (1.06%) MPLS
7 1 (1.06%) SAN
7 1 (1.06%) Network Security
7 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQLite
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.13%) Gerrit
2 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (27.66%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (21.28%) Manufacturing
3 18 (19.15%) Telecoms
4 15 (15.96%) Finance
5 3 (3.19%) Electronics
6 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.13%) Automotive
6 2 (2.13%) Legal
6 2 (2.13%) Marketing
6 2 (2.13%) Back Office
7 1 (1.06%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (17.02%) Consultant
2 15 (15.96%) Security Consultant
3 14 (14.89%) Software Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 11 (11.70%) Senior Security Consultant
5 11 (11.70%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (9.57%) Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) Security Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (7.45%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Cyber Security Practitioner
8 7 (7.45%) Security Operations Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 7 (7.45%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.32%) Applications Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Manager
10 5 (5.32%) Systems Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) STL
2 3 (3.19%) CGI
2 3 (3.19%) Ajax
2 3 (3.19%) jQuery
2 3 (3.19%) HTML
3 2 (2.13%) EDI
4 1 (1.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.06%) GStreamer
4 1 (1.06%) XML
4 1 (1.06%) MFC
4 1 (1.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Cryptography
2 15 (15.96%) Mobile Payment
2 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.57%) Smart Meter
4 9 (9.57%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.32%) Life Science
5 5 (5.32%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.26%) Chemistry
6 4 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.19%) CCTV
7 3 (3.19%) CESG
7 3 (3.19%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (3.19%) Kindle
7 3 (3.19%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.06%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.21%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) Linux
3 10 (10.64%) UNIX
4 1 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) Cyber Security
2 28 (29.79%) ITIL
3 23 (24.47%) Information Security
4 19 (20.21%) Information Assurance
5 15 (15.96%) Data Protection
5 15 (15.96%) Project Management
6 11 (11.70%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.51%) Incident Management
8 8 (8.51%) SIEM
9 7 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.38%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.38%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.38%) ERP
11 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.32%) Benchmarking
11 5 (5.32%) Security Management
11 5 (5.32%) Business Continuity Management
12 4 (4.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.02%) C#
2 13 (13.83%) C++
3 12 (12.77%) SQL
4 11 (11.70%) C
5 8 (8.51%) VB
6 6 (6.38%) Python
7 4 (4.26%) PHP
7 4 (4.26%) Java
8 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.19%) Ruby
9 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.13%) VBA
9 2 (2.13%) VBScript
10 1 (1.06%) Perl
10 1 (1.06%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.06%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (34.04%) Degree
1 32 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 24 (25.53%) CISSP
2 24 (25.53%) CISM
3 22 (23.40%) CISA
4 8 (8.51%) CEH
5 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.45%) GIAC
6 5 (5.32%) MBA
7 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (2.13%) CITP
8 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.06%) HND
8 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 25 (26.60%) COBIT
2 23 (24.47%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.32%) GAMP
4 4 (4.26%) GMP
4 4 (4.26%) QA
5 3 (3.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.06%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) Snort
2 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle
1 12 (12.77%) Wonderware
2 6 (6.38%) ArcSight
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) Siemens
4 3 (3.19%) SAP
4 3 (3.19%) Cognizant
4 3 (3.19%) Allen-Bradley
5 2 (2.13%) IBM
5 2 (2.13%) webMethods
5 2 (2.13%) Syclo
6 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.06%) Websense
6 1 (1.06%) Sony
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco
6 1 (1.06%) HP
6 1 (1.06%) EMC
6 1 (1.06%) Nortel
6 1 (1.06%) Avaya
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus (depending on level) + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerton, Somerset
British Solar Renewables
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 27 days ago