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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 824 837 783
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -54
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 59 70 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.060% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 61 78
Average salary £43,750 £37,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.24% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £50,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%

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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 +17 48 £45,000 +21.62% 18
London +53 14 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Scotland +31 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands -6 10 £38,000 +8.57%
South East -10 9 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Edinburgh - 7 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 7 £37,500 -
East of England +13 4 £41,250 +33.06% 1
Yorkshire +2 4 - - 2
East Midlands +3 3 £40,000 +18.51%
North West +2 3 £40,000 - 8
Hertfordshire -1 3 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Hampshire -3 3 £37,500 +17.18% 1
City of London +40 2 £57,500 - 1
Surrey +20 2 £56,250 +40.62%
Berkshire +3 2 £60,000 -11.11%
Reading -10 2 £60,000 -11.11%
Cheshire - 2 £38,750 -
Havant - 2 £39,250 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £40,000 -
Crewe - 2 £38,750 -
Dudley - 2 £60,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Manchester +17 1 £55,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +14 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Bedfordshire +14 1 £36,000 +5.88%
Guildford +10 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Staffordshire +2 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Leighton Buzzard -2 1 £36,000 +5.88%

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (29.09%) Security Cleared
3 30 (27.27%) ITIL
4 27 (24.55%) Degree
5 26 (23.64%) Project Management
6 23 (20.91%) CISM
6 23 (20.91%) CISSP
6 23 (20.91%) COBIT
6 23 (20.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 22 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 21 (19.09%) CISA
8 21 (19.09%) Windows
8 21 (19.09%) PCI DSS
9 20 (18.18%) Oracle
9 20 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (17.27%) Information Security
10 19 (17.27%) SQL
10 19 (17.27%) Information Assurance
11 18 (16.36%) SIEM
11 18 (16.36%) Incident Management
11 18 (16.36%) CEH
11 18 (16.36%) C#
11 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
11 18 (16.36%) GIAC
11 18 (16.36%) Telecoms
12 17 (15.45%) C++
13 16 (14.55%) Finance
13 16 (14.55%) Cryptography
14 15 (13.64%) Data Protection

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) WinCC
1 3 (2.73%) ArchestrA
1 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) Lync
2 1 (0.91%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
1 7 (6.36%) MS Office
2 4 (3.64%) MS Project
2 4 (3.64%) Open Workbench
3 3 (2.73%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Maximo
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) LAN
2 7 (6.36%) WLAN
3 6 (5.45%) Ethernet
3 6 (5.45%) Profibus
4 5 (4.55%) Firewall
4 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.64%) Internet
5 4 (3.64%) Modbus
6 3 (2.73%) SAN
7 2 (1.82%) IPsec
7 2 (1.82%) Network Security
8 1 (0.91%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.91%) Wireless
8 1 (0.91%) VPN
8 1 (0.91%) SSL
8 1 (0.91%) SNMP
8 1 (0.91%) IPv4
8 1 (0.91%) IPv6
8 1 (0.91%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.82%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) SQLite
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 22 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 20 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 18 (16.36%) Telecoms
4 16 (14.55%) Finance
5 2 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.82%) Automotive
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) French Language
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (16.36%) Analyst
1 18 (16.36%) Consultant
2 17 (15.45%) Software Engineer
2 17 (15.45%) Security Consultant
2 17 (15.45%) Security Analyst
3 16 (14.55%) Operations Analyst
3 16 (14.55%) Security Operations Analyst
3 16 (14.55%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 10 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 10 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 10 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
5 8 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (6.36%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Cyber Security Manager
7 6 (5.45%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (5.45%) Information Manager
7 6 (5.45%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) .NET
2 5 (4.55%) XML
3 4 (3.64%) SOAP
3 4 (3.64%) STL
3 4 (3.64%) J2EE
4 1 (0.91%) HTML5
4 1 (0.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.91%) Pthreads
4 1 (0.91%) GStreamer
4 1 (0.91%) HTML
4 1 (0.91%) MFC
4 1 (0.91%) JSP
4 1 (0.91%) EDI
4 1 (0.91%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.55%) Cryptography
3 15 (13.64%) Mobile Payment
4 12 (10.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.36%) Smart Meter
7 4 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.64%) GIS
7 4 (3.64%) Life Science
7 4 (3.64%) Chemistry
7 4 (3.64%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.73%) Kindle
8 3 (2.73%) CESG
8 3 (2.73%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.82%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.82%) Robotics
9 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) Windows
2 13 (11.82%) Linux
3 11 (10.00%) UNIX
4 3 (2.73%) AIX
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.09%) Cyber Security
2 30 (27.27%) ITIL
3 26 (23.64%) Project Management
4 19 (17.27%) Information Security
4 19 (17.27%) Information Assurance
5 18 (16.36%) SIEM
5 18 (16.36%) Incident Management
6 15 (13.64%) Data Protection
7 13 (11.82%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.27%) Change Management
10 8 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.36%) Line Management
12 6 (5.45%) Coaching
12 6 (5.45%) Benchmarking
13 5 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (4.55%) Business Continuity
14 4 (3.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) SQL
2 18 (16.36%) C#
3 17 (15.45%) C++
4 15 (13.64%) C
5 11 (10.00%) Python
6 10 (9.09%) VB
7 7 (6.36%) Java
8 3 (2.73%) Ruby
9 2 (1.82%) VBA
9 2 (1.82%) VBScript
9 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.91%) Perl
10 1 (0.91%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.91%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.91%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 32 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 27 (24.55%) Degree
3 23 (20.91%) CISM
3 23 (20.91%) CISSP
4 21 (19.09%) CISA
5 18 (16.36%) CEH
5 18 (16.36%) GIAC
6 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.45%) MBA
8 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.82%) HND
9 2 (1.82%) CITP
9 2 (1.82%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.91%) CRISC
10 1 (0.91%) HNC
10 1 (0.91%) ISEB
10 1 (0.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.91%) COBIT
1 23 (20.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (19.09%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.64%) PMBOK
4 3 (2.73%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.91%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (13.64%) Snort
2 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) Oracle
2 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.27%) Wonderware
2 8 (7.27%) ArcSight
3 6 (5.45%) Siemens
4 5 (4.55%) Syclo
4 5 (4.55%) webMethods
4 5 (4.55%) IBM
5 4 (3.64%) Allen-Bradley
6 3 (2.73%) HP
7 1 (0.91%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.91%) Websense
7 1 (0.91%) Sony
7 1 (0.91%) SAP
7 1 (0.91%) EMC
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
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Natural Power
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + bonus, car all, pension, mob, lap
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus (depending on level) + pension
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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