Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1060 1156 1191
Rank change year-on-year +96 +35 +21
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 146 87 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.046% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 130 62 90
UK median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,625 £36,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,625 £77,500 £72,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +17.65% +21.43%

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 77777 77328 91200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.99% 40.93% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58681 63584 73079
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +89 138 £42,500 -22.73% 9
UK excluding London +68 108 £37,500 -25.00% 9
Midlands +71 47 £35,500 -14.46% 2
London +38 31 £60,000 +4.35% 1
West Midlands +35 29 £37,500 -
North of England +33 28 £40,000 -27.27% 2
South West +24 22 £42,500 +8.97% 2
North West +17 21 £35,000 -36.36% 1
East Midlands +56 18 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Yorkshire +25 6 £75,000 - 1
East of England +9 6 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South East +30 5 £26,000 -60.00% 1
Wales - 2 £42,500 -
North East - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing SCADA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SCADA.

1 41 (28.08%) Degree
2 33 (22.60%) Software Engineering
3 32 (21.92%) Siemens
4 31 (21.23%) Security Cleared
5 30 (20.55%) Windows
6 29 (19.86%) Penetration Testing
7 26 (17.81%) Information Security
7 26 (17.81%) Profibus
8 24 (16.44%) Microsoft
9 22 (15.07%) C#
10 20 (13.70%) SQL
11 19 (13.01%) Rockwell
12 18 (12.33%) Manufacturing
12 18 (12.33%) .NET
12 18 (12.33%) Ethernet
13 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
13 17 (11.64%) JavaScript
14 16 (10.96%) HTML
14 16 (10.96%) Driving Licence
15 15 (10.27%) Allen-Bradley
16 14 (9.59%) Java
16 14 (9.59%) PHP
16 14 (9.59%) IIS
16 14 (9.59%) ASP.NET
16 14 (9.59%) CSS
16 14 (9.59%) HTML5
16 14 (9.59%) Retail
16 14 (9.59%) Computer Science
17 13 (8.90%) Mentoring
17 13 (8.90%) CHECK Team Leader

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 14 (9.59%) IIS
2 10 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.42%) WinCC
4 4 (2.74%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.79%) EPLAN
3 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.74%) Acrobat
4 4 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.74%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.81%) Profibus
2 18 (12.33%) Ethernet
3 9 (6.16%) Internet
4 7 (4.79%) Modbus
4 7 (4.79%) RFID
5 6 (4.11%) Network Security
6 3 (2.05%) LAN
6 3 (2.05%) WAN
7 2 (1.37%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.37%) RS-485
7 2 (1.37%) Wireless
7 2 (1.37%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.68%) HTTP
8 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.68%) MQTT
8 1 (0.68%) RS-232
8 1 (0.68%) SMS
8 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (4.11%) Big Data
4 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.74%) GIS
5 4 (2.74%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) MS Access
8 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.68%) LSMW
1 1 (0.68%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (12.33%) Manufacturing
2 14 (9.59%) Retail
3 9 (6.16%) Automotive
4 6 (4.11%) Marketing
5 2 (1.37%) Finance
5 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (19.18%) Penetration Tester
1 28 (19.18%) Tester
2 23 (15.75%) Software Engineer
3 22 (15.07%) Analyst
4 19 (13.01%) PLC Engineer
4 19 (13.01%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (10.27%) Control Systems Engineer
6 13 (8.90%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 13 (8.90%) Senior Tester
6 13 (8.90%) Team Leader
7 11 (7.53%) Consultant
7 11 (7.53%) PLC Software Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Analyst Programmer
8 10 (6.85%) Programmer
8 10 (6.85%) Support Engineer
9 9 (6.16%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 9 (6.16%) Java Programmer
9 9 (6.16%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (6.16%) Technical Support
9 9 (6.16%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.33%) .NET
2 16 (10.96%) HTML
3 14 (9.59%) ASP.NET
3 14 (9.59%) CSS
3 14 (9.59%) HTML5
4 12 (8.22%) XML
5 10 (6.85%) WinForms
6 6 (4.11%) jQuery
7 5 (3.42%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (3.42%) Web Services
8 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.74%) SAP Fiori
8 4 (2.74%) SAPUI5
9 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.68%) Ajax
10 1 (0.68%) Grails
10 1 (0.68%) JSON
10 1 (0.68%) NHibernate
10 1 (0.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) Driving Licence
2 14 (9.59%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.79%) CAN bus
5 6 (4.11%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.05%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (2.05%) Robotics
9 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.68%) CESG
10 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.68%) iPad
10 1 (0.68%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.55%) Windows
2 11 (7.53%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.85%) Unix
3 10 (6.85%) Windows 10
3 10 (6.85%) Windows 7
3 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (6.16%) Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.60%) Software Engineering
2 29 (19.86%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (17.81%) Information Security
4 13 (8.90%) Mentoring
5 12 (8.22%) Customer Requirements
5 12 (8.22%) Information Management
6 9 (6.16%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (6.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (6.16%) SDLC
7 8 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.48%) Change Management
7 8 (5.48%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.48%) Workflow
8 7 (4.79%) User Stories
9 6 (4.11%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.11%) Project Management
9 6 (4.11%) Scrum
9 6 (4.11%) Supplier Management
9 6 (4.11%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (4.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.07%) C#
2 20 (13.70%) SQL
3 17 (11.64%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.59%) Java
4 14 (9.59%) PHP
5 7 (4.79%) C
6 5 (3.42%) C++
7 4 (2.74%) VB
8 2 (1.37%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.37%) Python
8 2 (1.37%) Ruby
8 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.37%) VBA
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.68%) Perl
9 1 (0.68%) Scala
9 1 (0.68%) VB6
9 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (28.08%) Degree
2 31 (21.23%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.90%) CHECK Team Leader
3 13 (8.90%) CHECK Team Member
4 12 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (4.11%) HNC
5 6 (4.11%) ISEB
6 5 (3.42%) GIAC
6 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.74%) CEH
7 4 (2.74%) SAP Certification
8 3 (2.05%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (2.05%) CISM
8 3 (2.05%) CISSP
8 3 (2.05%) ISACA
8 3 (2.05%) PhD
8 3 (2.05%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.37%) HND
9 2 (1.37%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (5.48%) Wonderware InTouch
2 5 (3.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (3.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.68%) Nmap
3 1 (0.68%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 32 (21.92%) Siemens
2 24 (16.44%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.01%) Rockwell
4 15 (10.27%) Allen-Bradley
5 12 (8.22%) Wonderware
6 6 (4.11%) SAP
7 4 (2.74%) Adobe
7 4 (2.74%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.68%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.68%) EMC
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle
8 1 (0.68%) Sourcefire