The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 242 216
Rank change year-on-year +15 -26  
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 6 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.049% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Median salary £25,000 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.94% +15.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £62,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -40.00% +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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1907 2223 1940
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.42% 36.47% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1599 1596
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing SCADA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for SCADA 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SCADA in the West Midlands

SCADA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -
SCADA
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SCADA.

1 12 (60.00%) Snort
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
1 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 12 (60.00%) SIEM
1 12 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (60.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 12 (60.00%) Security Operations
1 12 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 12 (60.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 12 (60.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 11 (55.00%) Information Assurance
2 11 (55.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 11 (55.00%) CEH
2 11 (55.00%) Change Management
2 11 (55.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (55.00%) GIAC
3 9 (45.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 8 (40.00%) Network Security
5 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (15.00%) Workflow
7 3 (15.00%) Automotive

SCADA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (5.00%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
1 12 (60.00%) SOC Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) ArcSight Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) SIEM Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) COM
2 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 11 (55.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 12 (60.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 12 (60.00%) Security Operations
1 12 (60.00%) SIEM
2 11 (55.00%) Change Management
2 11 (55.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 11 (55.00%) Information Assurance
3 9 (45.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Presales
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
1 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (15.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 11 (55.00%) CEH
2 11 (55.00%) GIAC
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 12 (60.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) ArcSight