The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 223 204 190
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 2 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.034% 0.20% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.63% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 24
Average salary £53,750 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £33,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.47%
SCADA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1895 1734 2036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.36% 32.11% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1417 1721
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCADA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SCADA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCADA across the West Midlands region.

SCADA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SCADA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCADA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SCADA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SCADA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
Dudley - 1 £60,000 -
SCADA
England

SCADA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 9 (60.00%) CEH
1 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 9 (60.00%) SIEM
2 8 (53.33%) Snort
2 8 (53.33%) GIAC
2 8 (53.33%) Cyber Security
3 7 (46.67%) ArcSight
4 2 (13.33%) Wonderware
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.67%) Siemens
5 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
5 1 (6.67%) HND
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) Modbus
5 1 (6.67%) Profibus
5 1 (6.67%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) Modbus
1 1 (6.67%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Operations Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Developer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 9 (60.00%) SIEM
2 8 (53.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CEH
2 8 (53.33%) GIAC
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) HND
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (13.33%) Wonderware
3 1 (6.67%) Siemens
3 1 (6.67%) Allen-Bradley