The table below looks at the statistics for E-Discovery skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited E-Discovery over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
Rank 250 300 307
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +7
Permanent jobs citing E-Discovery 15 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 13
Average salary £67,500 £38,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.19% -29.54%
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £22,050 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+156.23% -45.55%
E-Discovery
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5881 8832 9057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.10% 85.04% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5254 7581 7664
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

E-Discovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing E-Discovery across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Discovery Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

E-Discovery
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing E-Discovery across the City of London region.

E-Discovery Salary Trend in the City of London

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing E-Discovery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited E-Discovery.

1 19 (73.08%) Computer Forensics
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) Unix
3 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 15 (57.69%) Law
4 14 (53.85%) Finance
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (53.85%) EnCase
5 13 (50.00%) Linux
5 13 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2000
6 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (46.15%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (46.15%) IBM Notes
6 12 (46.15%) MS Office
6 12 (46.15%) C++
6 12 (46.15%) Java
6 12 (46.15%) VBScript
6 12 (46.15%) VB
6 12 (46.15%) SAS
6 12 (46.15%) MS Access
6 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 12 (46.15%) Lotus
6 12 (46.15%) Project Management
6 12 (46.15%) FTK
6 12 (46.15%) Data Protection
7 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
7 7 (26.92%) Legal

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing E-Discovery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited E-Discovery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2000
1 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 12 (46.15%) IBM Notes
1 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
1 12 (46.15%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) FileNet
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Office
2 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Relativity
2 1 (3.85%) DocuMatrix
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MS Access
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) EDRMS
General
1 15 (57.69%) Law
2 14 (53.85%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Legal
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) French Language
4 2 (7.69%) German Language
5 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Forensic Investigator
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) E-Discovery Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Investigator
6 1 (3.85%) Client Services Manager
6 1 (3.85%) E-Discovery Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (46.15%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (15.38%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Unix
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Computer Forensics
2 12 (46.15%) Data Protection
2 12 (46.15%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Data Management
3 4 (15.38%) ERP
3 4 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Security
4 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
4 2 (7.69%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.85%) Case Management
5 1 (3.85%) Content Management
5 1 (3.85%) Document Management
5 1 (3.85%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
5 1 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) C++
2 12 (46.15%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) VB
2 12 (46.15%) VBScript
3 4 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) CISSP
2 2 (7.69%) EnCE
2 2 (7.69%) GCFA
2 2 (7.69%) GCIH
2 2 (7.69%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) EnCase
2 12 (46.15%) FTK
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Lotus
3 4 (15.38%) SAP
3 4 (15.38%) Tableau
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 2 (7.69%) Qualys
4 2 (7.69%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat