The table below looks at the statistics for E-Discovery skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited E-Discovery over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
Rank 859 892 900
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +8
Permanent jobs citing E-Discovery 92 49 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.047% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.055% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 79 26 29
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £28,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £22,050 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+156.23% -45.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88106 89047 87460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.16% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73200 73150 69679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

E-Discovery
Jobs Demand Trend

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

E-Discovery Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

E-Discovery
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing E-Discovery within the UK.

E-Discovery Salary Trend in the UK

E-Discovery
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing E-Discovery over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

E-Discovery Salary Histogram in the UK

E-Discovery
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing E-Discovery within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 91 £65,000 +44.44% 13
London +21 60 £65,000 +44.44% 7
West Midlands - 20 £58,250 -
City of London +54 16 £66,250 +69.87% 3
Birmingham - 15 £70,000 -
Solihull - 5 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +11 4 £39,000 -
West Yorkshire +2 4 £39,000 -
Leeds -7 4 £39,000 -
East of England +4 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - -
St Albans - 3 - -
Nottingham - 1 £65,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 59 (44.03%) Law
2 58 (43.28%) Legal
3 43 (32.09%) Relativity
4 42 (31.34%) Finance
5 39 (29.10%) Digital Forensics
6 35 (26.12%) Project Management
6 35 (26.12%) Windows
7 34 (25.37%) Computer Forensics
8 32 (23.88%) Microsoft
9 28 (20.90%) SQL
9 28 (20.90%) EnCase
10 27 (20.15%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (18.66%) Data Management
11 25 (18.66%) Case Management
12 24 (17.91%) Degree
12 24 (17.91%) Analytics
13 22 (16.42%) FTK
14 21 (15.67%) Workflow
15 20 (14.93%) Management Information System
15 20 (14.93%) Data Protection
16 19 (14.18%) MS Office
16 19 (14.18%) Unix
16 19 (14.18%) MS Exchange
17 18 (13.43%) Data Protection Act
18 16 (11.94%) Cybersecurity
18 16 (11.94%) Linux
19 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
19 15 (11.19%) SIEM
19 15 (11.19%) Computer Science
20 14 (10.45%) EDRMS

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 19 (14.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2000
2 12 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (8.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 12 (8.96%) IBM Notes
2 12 (8.96%) SAS
3 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.24%) Lync
6 1 (0.75%) FileNet
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (14.18%) MS Office
2 9 (6.72%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 43 (32.09%) Relativity
2 10 (7.46%) DocuMatrix
3 8 (5.97%) Symantec eDiscovery
4 2 (1.49%) Concordance
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.73%) IaaS
2 5 (3.73%) SaaS
3 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.72%) Firewall
3 4 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.99%) SAN
4 2 (1.49%) Internet
5 1 (0.75%) LAN
5 1 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.75%) WAN
5 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.45%) EDRMS
3 13 (9.70%) MS Access
4 10 (7.46%) Data Mining
5 6 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.75%) MySQL
General
1 59 (44.03%) Law
2 58 (43.28%) Legal
3 42 (31.34%) Finance
4 11 (8.21%) Banking
5 3 (2.24%) French Language
6 2 (1.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (33.58%) Analyst
2 26 (19.40%) Consultant
3 22 (16.42%) E-Discovery Consultant
4 21 (15.67%) Forensic Consultant
5 20 (14.93%) E-Discovery Analyst
6 14 (10.45%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.46%) Data Analyst
7 10 (7.46%) Forensic Analyst
8 9 (6.72%) Forensic Investigator
9 8 (5.97%) E-Discovery Specialist
10 7 (5.22%) E-Discovery Manager
10 7 (5.22%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (4.48%) E-Disclosure Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Litigation Support
11 6 (4.48%) Litigation Support Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Security Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Security Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) SQL DBA
11 6 (4.48%) SQL Server DBA
11 6 (4.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) .NET
1 4 (2.99%) Web Services
2 1 (0.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.15%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (14.93%) Management Information System
3 18 (13.43%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (11.19%) Computer Science
5 10 (7.46%) Data Centre
6 7 (5.22%) Clustering
7 6 (4.48%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.99%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.99%) Data Extraction
8 4 (2.99%) iPad
8 4 (2.99%) iPhone
8 4 (2.99%) Replication
9 3 (2.24%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (2.24%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.49%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.12%) Windows
2 19 (14.18%) Unix
3 16 (11.94%) Linux
4 9 (6.72%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.99%) Android
5 4 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.10%) Digital Forensics
2 35 (26.12%) Project Management
3 34 (25.37%) Computer Forensics
4 25 (18.66%) Case Management
4 25 (18.66%) Data Management
5 24 (17.91%) Analytics
6 21 (15.67%) Workflow
7 20 (14.93%) Data Protection
8 16 (11.94%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (11.19%) SIEM
10 14 (10.45%) E-Disclosure
10 14 (10.45%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
10 14 (10.45%) Information Security
11 7 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.22%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (4.48%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.48%) Document Management
12 6 (4.48%) Ethical Hacking
12 6 (4.48%) High Availability
12 6 (4.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.90%) SQL
2 12 (8.96%) C++
2 12 (8.96%) Java
2 12 (8.96%) VB
2 12 (8.96%) VBScript
3 10 (7.46%) T-SQL
4 8 (5.97%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.22%) C#
6 6 (4.48%) Python
7 5 (3.73%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.73%) Perl
8 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.75%) PHP
9 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (17.91%) Degree
2 13 (9.70%) GIAC
3 12 (8.96%) CISSP
4 11 (8.21%) EnCE
5 10 (7.46%) CISA
5 10 (7.46%) CISM
6 8 (5.97%) CCSP
6 8 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.97%) GCFA
6 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.97%) SANS
7 5 (3.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (3.73%) CEH
7 5 (3.73%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (3.73%) GCIH
7 5 (3.73%) ISACA
7 5 (3.73%) MOS
7 5 (3.73%) Security+ Certification
7 5 (3.73%) SSCP
8 4 (2.99%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Active Directory
1 8 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.99%) XenApp
2 4 (2.99%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 28 (20.90%) EnCase
2 22 (16.42%) FTK
3 8 (5.97%) SCCM
4 4 (2.99%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.99%) Legato
4 4 (2.99%) SCOM
4 4 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.75%) Nessus
5 1 (0.75%) Nmap
5 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.75%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 32 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.96%) Lotus
3 11 (8.21%) VMware
4 9 (6.72%) Nuix
4 9 (6.72%) Splunk
5 6 (4.48%) Citrix
6 5 (3.73%) Palo Alto
6 5 (3.73%) Qualys
6 5 (3.73%) Symantec
7 4 (2.99%) Altiris
7 4 (2.99%) AppSense
7 4 (2.99%) EMC
7 4 (2.99%) Hummingbird
7 4 (2.99%) Interwoven
7 4 (2.99%) McAfee
7 4 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.99%) SAP
7 4 (2.99%) Tableau
8 3 (2.24%) Cisco
9 2 (1.49%) Cellebrite
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