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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 193 191 195
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 15 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.35% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 5
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £28,890
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +47.10%
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.76% +21.42%
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
1560 1427 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.69% 31.00% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1187 1228
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Warwickshire -8 2 £53,500 +52.85%
Staffordshire -4 1 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Coventry - 1 £57,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
SCADA
England

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 23 (71.88%) CEH
1 23 (71.88%) Incident Management
1 23 (71.88%) SIEM
2 22 (68.75%) GIAC
3 19 (59.38%) Cyber Security
4 16 (50.00%) Snort
5 8 (25.00%) Change Management
5 8 (25.00%) ArcSight
6 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.50%) C
8 3 (9.38%) C++
8 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
8 3 (9.38%) Degree
8 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
8 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
8 3 (9.38%) Modbus
8 3 (9.38%) Profibus
9 2 (6.25%) C#
9 2 (6.25%) Windows
9 2 (6.25%) Linux
9 2 (6.25%) Python
9 2 (6.25%) Electronics
9 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
9 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (6.25%) Ruby
9 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
9 2 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (3.13%) SQL

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (3.13%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
1 3 (9.38%) Modbus
1 3 (9.38%) Profibus
2 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Electronics
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Security Analyst
1 22 (68.75%) Analyst
2 21 (65.63%) Security Operations Analyst
2 21 (65.63%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.13%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Incident Management
1 23 (71.88%) SIEM
2 19 (59.38%) Cyber Security
3 8 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Line Management
5 1 (3.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C
2 3 (9.38%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) Ruby
3 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) CEH
2 22 (68.75%) GIAC
3 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.13%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (3.13%) Siemens
2 1 (3.13%) Wonderware
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