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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 887 914
Rank change year-on-year +63 +27  
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 50 48 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.049% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 40 36 31
Median salary £52,500 £61,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +11.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £33,596 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £96,250 £73,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £62,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -43.60% +47.05%  

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37496 40573 44751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.16% 41.23% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 42157 48576 53542
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SCADA in the UK

SCADA
Top 8 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 49 £52,500 -16.00% 15
London +42 26 £72,500 +45.00%
UK excluding London +28 24 £35,250 -43.60% 16
Midlands +20 10 £32,500 +8.33% 5
South West -7 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North of England - 4 £36,250 - 7
South East +28 2 £57,500 -20.68% 1
Wales +7 1 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 38 (38.78%) Security Cleared
2 37 (37.76%) Information Security
3 36 (36.73%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (23.47%) Manufacturing
5 22 (22.45%) Degree
6 18 (18.37%) Mentoring
7 17 (17.35%) CHECK Team Leader
7 17 (17.35%) CHECK Team Member
8 16 (16.33%) Management Information System
9 14 (14.29%) SQL
9 14 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (13.27%) Incident Management
11 12 (12.24%) Snort
11 12 (12.24%) SIEM
11 12 (12.24%) Security Operations
11 12 (12.24%) Network Packet Analysis
11 12 (12.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 12 (12.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 12 (12.24%) Security Operations Centre
12 11 (11.22%) Information Assurance
12 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
12 11 (11.22%) Ethical Hacking
12 11 (11.22%) CEH
12 11 (11.22%) Change Management
12 11 (11.22%) GIAC
13 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
13 9 (9.18%) Proactive Monitoring
14 8 (8.16%) .NET
14 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
14 8 (8.16%) Network Security

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 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.02%) ThingWorx
2 1 (1.02%) WinCC
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Acrobat
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.06%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Dropbox
2 1 (1.02%) IaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) Network Security
2 3 (3.06%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.04%) HTTP
3 2 (2.04%) RFID
3 2 (2.04%) Skype
3 2 (2.04%) VoIP
3 2 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (1.02%) 802.11
4 1 (1.02%) ADSL
4 1 (1.02%) Firewall
4 1 (1.02%) GoToMeeting
4 1 (1.02%) Profibus
4 1 (1.02%) RS-232
4 1 (1.02%) RS-485
4 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.02%) VLAN
4 1 (1.02%) WAN
4 1 (1.02%) WebEx
4 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.04%) Big Data
4 2 (2.04%) MS Access
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.02%) MySQL
General
1 23 (23.47%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.12%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Automotive
3 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Publishing
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (36.73%) Penetration Tester
1 36 (36.73%) Tester
2 17 (17.35%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 17 (17.35%) Senior Tester
2 17 (17.35%) Team Leader
3 15 (15.31%) Analyst
4 12 (12.24%) SOC Analyst
5 11 (11.22%) Software Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Consultant
7 7 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Control Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Security Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Graduate Applications Support
10 3 (3.06%) Graduate Consultant
10 3 (3.06%) Graduate Support Consultant
10 3 (3.06%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) .NET
2 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.08%) HTML
2 4 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (4.08%) Web Services
3 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.06%) CSS
3 3 (3.06%) HTML5
4 2 (2.04%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.04%) COM
4 2 (2.04%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.04%) jQuery
4 2 (2.04%) JSON
4 2 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (1.02%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.02%) WCF
5 1 (1.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.24%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.08%) Robotics
5 3 (3.06%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.06%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.04%) CESG
6 2 (2.04%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.04%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.02%) CCTV
7 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.02%) iPad
7 1 (1.02%) PMI
7 1 (1.02%) Social Media
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
7 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) Linux
2 4 (4.08%) Windows
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.02%) Unix
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.76%) Information Security
2 36 (36.73%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (18.37%) Mentoring
4 14 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (13.27%) Incident Management
6 12 (12.24%) Network Packet Analysis
6 12 (12.24%) Security Operations
6 12 (12.24%) SIEM
7 11 (11.22%) Change Management
7 11 (11.22%) Ethical Hacking
7 11 (11.22%) Information Assurance
7 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.18%) Proactive Monitoring
9 8 (8.16%) Time Management
10 6 (6.12%) ERP
11 4 (4.08%) Mathematics
11 4 (4.08%) MVC
11 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.08%) Project Management
11 4 (4.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) SQL
2 7 (7.14%) C++
3 6 (6.12%) C#
4 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.08%) Java
5 4 (4.08%) Python
6 3 (3.06%) C
7 2 (2.04%) PHP
7 2 (2.04%) VB
7 2 (2.04%) VBA
8 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (38.78%) Security Cleared
2 22 (22.45%) Degree
3 17 (17.35%) CHECK Team Leader
3 17 (17.35%) CHECK Team Member
4 11 (11.22%) CEH
4 11 (11.22%) GIAC
5 4 (4.08%) CISSP
5 4 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.08%) Postgraduate
6 3 (3.06%) CISM
6 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.04%) CISA
7 2 (2.04%) CLAS
7 2 (2.04%) CRISC
8 1 (1.02%) CCNA
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.02%) CISMP
8 1 (1.02%) PhD
8 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.02%) GDPR
3 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (12.24%) Snort
2 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 12 (12.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.02%) MOM
2 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.06%) ArcSight
2 3 (3.06%) Epicor
2 3 (3.06%) JD Edwards
2 3 (3.06%) Siemens
3 2 (2.04%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe
4 1 (1.02%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (1.02%) Avaya
4 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco
4 1 (1.02%) HP
4 1 (1.02%) Intel
4 1 (1.02%) Mitel
4 1 (1.02%) Rockwell
4 1 (1.02%) Saba
4 1 (1.02%) SAP
4 1 (1.02%) Sophos
4 1 (1.02%) Wonderware
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
MLJ Systems Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sunderland
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Networkers
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Home Working
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £23000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 7 days ago
Market Harborough
SThree
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northallerton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago