Period
to 13 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCADA over the 6 months to 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
UK
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 973 1051 1046
Rank change year-on-year +78 -5 +110
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 91 106 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.065% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57 77 126
UK median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +4.65% -14.00%
10th Percentile £35,050 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £94,250 £70,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,250 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +9.44% +16.88% -23.00%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 53,230 64,597 70,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.90% 39.54% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 40,092 49,489 52,505
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,375 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SCADA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SCADA in the UK

SCADA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SCADA in the UK

SCADA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCADA over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SCADA in the UK

SCADA
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the UK over the 6 months to 13 October 2019. 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
England +84 79 £55,000 +22.22% 44
UK excluding London +47 63 £49,250 +9.44% 42
Midlands +19 22 £47,500 +30.14% 11
West Midlands +28 21 £50,000 +5.26% 9
South East +14 19 £80,500 +78.89% 3
London +88 17 £80,000 +23.08% 4
North of England +29 10 £42,500 -46.88% 17
North West +33 8 £41,000 - 4
South West +9 6 £41,000 -0.61% 5
East of England +61 4 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Scotland +8 2 - - 2
East Midlands +15 1 £18,500 -45.59% 2
Yorkshire +8 1 £58,000 -27.50% 13
North East - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 with a requirement for SCADA.

1 23 (25.27%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (24.18%) Project Management
3 21 (23.08%) Degree
4 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.38%) ITIL
5 13 (14.29%) Siemens
5 13 (14.29%) QA
6 11 (12.09%) Management Information System
6 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
7 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (10.99%) Finance
7 10 (10.99%) TOGAF
7 10 (10.99%) Project Delivery
8 9 (9.89%) SDLC
8 9 (9.89%) Matrix Organization
8 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.89%) Manufacturing
8 9 (9.89%) C
9 8 (8.79%) .NET
9 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
9 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (8.79%) Asset Management
9 8 (8.79%) Project Planning
10 7 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (7.69%) Data Centre
10 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.69%) PMP
10 7 (7.69%) PMI Certification

SCADA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
1 2 (2.20%) WinCC
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.10%) EPLAN
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) Simulink
2 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Azure
2 1 (1.10%) AWS
2 1 (1.10%) IaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) PaaS
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) LAN
1 7 (7.69%) WAN
1 7 (7.69%) Wireless
2 6 (6.59%) Network Security
3 5 (5.49%) Firewall
3 5 (5.49%) Modbus
4 4 (4.40%) Profibus
4 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.30%) DNS
5 3 (3.30%) DPNSS
5 3 (3.30%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.30%) PABX
6 2 (2.20%) DHCP
6 2 (2.20%) SAN
6 2 (2.20%) Skype
6 2 (2.20%) VPN
7 1 (1.10%) HTTP
7 1 (1.10%) MPLS
7 1 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
2 1 (1.10%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.49%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.49%) Automotive
3 5 (5.49%) Electronics
4 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Law
7 1 (1.10%) Advertising
7 1 (1.10%) French Language
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 12 (13.19%) Architect
3 11 (12.09%) Senior Manager
3 11 (12.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 9 (9.89%) Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 7 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Senior IT Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Developer
6 6 (6.59%) SCADA Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Penetration Tester
7 4 (4.40%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.40%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) .NET
2 6 (6.59%) HTML
3 5 (5.49%) .NET Core
3 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.40%) HTML5
5 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.20%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.20%) STL
6 1 (1.10%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.10%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.10%) LINQ
6 1 (1.10%) React
6 1 (1.10%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.10%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) CCTV
3 4 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.40%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.20%) CESG
4 2 (2.20%) Cyber-Physical System
4 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.20%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.20%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.10%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Life Science
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.10%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (24.18%) Project Management
3 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.38%) ITIL
4 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
4 10 (10.99%) Project Delivery
4 10 (10.99%) TOGAF
5 9 (9.89%) Matrix Organization
5 9 (9.89%) SDLC
5 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.79%) Asset Management
6 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (8.79%) Project Planning
7 7 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (7.69%) Strategic Roadmap
7 7 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
7 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.59%) Data Acquisition
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) C
2 6 (6.59%) C#
2 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.59%) SQL
3 4 (4.40%) VB
4 3 (3.30%) C++
4 3 (3.30%) Python
4 3 (3.30%) VB6
5 2 (2.20%) Java
5 2 (2.20%) Ladder Logic
5 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.20%) VBA
6 1 (1.10%) Fortran
6 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Degree
2 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 7 (7.69%) PMP
4 5 (5.49%) CREST Certified
5 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.30%) CISSP
5 3 (3.30%) HNC
6 2 (2.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (2.20%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.20%) CFA
6 2 (2.20%) HND
6 2 (2.20%) ISSAP
6 2 (2.20%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.20%) MBA
6 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) CCSE
7 1 (1.10%) MCITP
7 1 (1.10%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) QA
2 7 (7.69%) PMO
3 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.49%) NIST
4 4 (4.40%) GDPR
4 4 (4.40%) NCSC
4 4 (4.40%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.30%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.20%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.20%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.10%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Siemens
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.69%) Rockwell
3 7 (7.69%) SAP
4 5 (5.49%) Wonderware
5 4 (4.40%) Cisco
5 4 (4.40%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) Allen-Bradley
6 2 (2.20%) CA
6 2 (2.20%) HP
6 2 (2.20%) Meraki
6 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.10%) Brocade
7 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.10%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.10%) Dell
7 1 (1.10%) Juniper
7 1 (1.10%) Polycom
7 1 (1.10%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.10%) SonicWALL