Period
to 28 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCADA over the 6 months to 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 821 732 1016
Rank change year-on-year -89 +284 +88
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 127 58 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.091% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 69 48 52
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,625 £40,050
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +7.32%
75th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £91,000 £69,000 £94,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +9.52%

SCADA is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 39,557 22,912 47,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.55% 35.81% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24,291 18,383 36,255
10th Percentile £32,625 £32,148 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,375
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SCADA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SCADA in England

SCADA
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCADA in England.

Salary trend for SCADA in England

SCADA
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCADA in England over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Salary histogram for SCADA in England

SCADA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the England region over the 6 months to 28 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -78 53 £60,000 -23.81% 11
Midlands -46 36 £58,750 +30.56% 12
West Midlands -58 30 £62,500 +101.61% 9
South East -81 16 £50,000 -23.08% 9
South West -68 11 £30,000 -40.00% 6
East Midlands -41 6 £45,000 - 3
North of England -71 6 £44,250 -3.80% 8
North West -45 4 £46,250 +21.71% 6
North East -22 1 £46,000 -16.36% 1
East of England -46 1 £45,000 -2.70% 7
Yorkshire -62 1 £42,500 - 1
SCADA
UK

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, IT jobs citing SCADA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SCADA.

1 42 (33.07%) Degree
2 35 (27.56%) Social Skills
3 30 (23.62%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (20.47%) VPN
4 26 (20.47%) Telecoms
5 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (18.90%) Azure
6 23 (18.11%) Java
7 22 (17.32%) Siemens
8 21 (16.54%) Python
9 19 (14.96%) SQL
9 19 (14.96%) HND
9 19 (14.96%) Project Management
9 19 (14.96%) Manufacturing
10 17 (13.39%) Renewable Energy
10 17 (13.39%) Information Security
10 17 (13.39%) HNC
10 17 (13.39%) AWS
11 16 (12.60%) Microsoft
11 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (11.81%) Visualisation
12 15 (11.81%) Data Visualisation
13 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
13 14 (11.02%) Software Engineering
13 14 (11.02%) Wonderware
13 14 (11.02%) Management Information System
13 14 (11.02%) Allen-Bradley
14 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (10.24%) Power BI
14 13 (10.24%) Power Platform

SCADA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.30%) ThingWorx
2 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.36%) WinCC
3 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.15%) AutoCAD
4 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.79%) Maximo
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.90%) Azure
2 17 (13.39%) AWS
3 13 (10.24%) Power Platform
3 13 (10.24%) SaaS
4 5 (3.94%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.79%) IaaS
5 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.47%) VPN
2 13 (10.24%) DNS
3 12 (9.45%) FTP
4 11 (8.66%) IPsec
4 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.30%) LAN
5 8 (6.30%) WAN
6 7 (5.51%) SCCP
7 6 (4.72%) Firewall
7 6 (4.72%) Modbus
7 6 (4.72%) Profibus
8 5 (3.94%) 802.11
8 5 (3.94%) HTTP
8 5 (3.94%) SNMP
9 4 (3.15%) RS-485
10 2 (1.57%) ICMP
10 2 (1.57%) Internet
10 2 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.57%) RTSP
10 2 (1.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) Power BI
2 11 (8.66%) Tableau
3 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Big Data
5 1 (0.79%) GIS
5 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Burp Suite
2 5 (3.94%) Metasploit
3 2 (1.57%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) Emacs
General
1 35 (27.56%) Social Skills
2 26 (20.47%) Telecoms
3 19 (14.96%) Manufacturing
4 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.66%) Finance
6 8 (6.30%) Italian Language
6 8 (6.30%) Portuguese Language
6 8 (6.30%) Public Sector
6 8 (6.30%) Spanish Language
7 7 (5.51%) Electronics
7 7 (5.51%) Marketing
8 6 (4.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 5 (3.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (3.15%) Billing
10 4 (3.15%) Local Government
11 3 (2.36%) Automotive
11 3 (2.36%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (2.36%) Legal
12 2 (1.57%) Advertising
12 2 (1.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (17.32%) SCADA Engineer
1 22 (17.32%) Systems Engineer
2 19 (14.96%) Control Systems Engineer
3 14 (11.02%) Software Engineer
4 9 (7.09%) Developer
5 8 (6.30%) Cloud Developer
5 8 (6.30%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (6.30%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.30%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (5.51%) Security Engineer
7 6 (4.72%) Data Manager
8 5 (3.94%) Data Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (3.94%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.94%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 5 (3.94%) Senior Tester
8 5 (3.94%) Tester
9 4 (3.15%) Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Consultant
9 4 (3.15%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.66%) JSON
1 11 (8.66%) ODBC
2 5 (3.94%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Renewable Energy
2 14 (11.02%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.30%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.94%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.36%) PKI
5 3 (2.36%) Robotics
6 2 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.57%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.79%) CCTV
7 1 (0.79%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) FMCG
7 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (0.79%) LIMS
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.24%) Windows
2 12 (9.45%) Linux
3 6 (4.72%) Kali Linux
4 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Unix
5 1 (0.79%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.62%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.96%) Project Management
4 17 (13.39%) Information Security
5 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (11.81%) Data Visualisation
6 15 (11.81%) Visualisation
7 14 (11.02%) Software Engineering
8 13 (10.24%) Programme Management
9 12 (9.45%) Data Management
9 12 (9.45%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (9.45%) Security Architecture
9 12 (9.45%) Systems Engineering
10 11 (8.66%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (8.66%) Data Sharing
10 11 (8.66%) Data Strategy
11 10 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.09%) Full Stack Development
12 9 (7.09%) Machine Learning
12 9 (7.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.11%) Java
2 21 (16.54%) Python
3 19 (14.96%) SQL
4 12 (9.45%) C
5 11 (8.66%) R
5 11 (8.66%) Scala
6 8 (6.30%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.30%) VB
7 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.94%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.94%) Lua
8 5 (3.94%) Ruby
9 4 (3.15%) C#
10 3 (2.36%) VBA
11 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (33.07%) Degree
2 19 (14.96%) HND
3 17 (13.39%) HNC
4 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
5 12 (9.45%) CISSP
6 11 (8.66%) CISM
7 7 (5.51%) OSCP
8 6 (4.72%) CREST Certified
8 6 (4.72%) CRISC
9 5 (3.94%) CHECK Team Member
9 5 (3.94%) GXPN
9 5 (3.94%) SANS
10 4 (3.15%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (2.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (2.36%) CISA
11 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.79%) CEH
13 1 (0.79%) GIAC
13 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) NIST
2 7 (5.51%) IEC 61508
2 7 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.94%) GRC
3 5 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 5 (3.94%) NIST 800
3 5 (3.94%) QA
4 4 (3.15%) GDPR
5 3 (2.36%) COSO
6 2 (1.57%) SLA
7 1 (0.79%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.79%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) Firmware
2 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) Nmap
1 6 (4.72%) RSA Archer
2 5 (3.94%) Nessus
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (17.32%) Siemens
2 16 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.02%) Allen-Bradley
3 14 (11.02%) Wonderware
4 9 (7.09%) SAP
5 8 (6.30%) Cisco
6 6 (4.72%) Remedy
7 2 (1.57%) Citrix
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle
7 2 (1.57%) Rockwell
8 1 (0.79%) Google
8 1 (0.79%) Huawei
8 1 (0.79%) Infor
8 1 (0.79%) Trustwave