Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Data Loss Prevention skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Loss Prevention over the 6 months to 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Loss Prevention
UK > England
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 856 709 913
Rank change year-on-year -147 +204 -54
Permanent jobs citing Data Loss Prevention 150 441 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 101 328 217
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -3.60%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £89,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% -8.00%

Data Loss Prevention is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 114,994 139,328 155,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.10% 92.00% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 91,990 111,845 123,971
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +4.17%

Data Loss Prevention
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Loss Prevention as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Loss Prevention in England

Data Loss Prevention
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Loss Prevention in England.

Salary trend for Data Loss Prevention in England

Data Loss Prevention
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Loss Prevention in England over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Loss Prevention in England

Data Loss Prevention
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Loss Prevention within the England region over the 6 months to 5 December 2019. 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
London -3 90 £77,500 +10.71% 13
Midlands +30 20 £42,500 -26.09% 5
South East +54 16 £55,000 -6.38% 6
North of England -45 16 £50,000 -16.67% 7
Yorkshire +42 12 £50,000 +17.65% 1
East Midlands +13 11 £37,500 -37.50% 3
West Midlands +15 9 £67,500 +31.71% 2
East of England -18 7 - -
North West -45 4 £42,500 -29.17% 6
South West +6 1 £40,000 -
Data Loss Prevention
UK

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, IT jobs citing Data Loss Prevention also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Data Loss Prevention.

1 83 (55.33%) Cybersecurity
2 65 (43.33%) GDPR
3 51 (34.00%) Information Security
4 50 (33.33%) CISSP
4 50 (33.33%) Firewall
5 49 (32.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (32.67%) Data Protection
6 47 (31.33%) CISM
7 37 (24.67%) Microsoft
8 35 (23.33%) Security Operations
9 34 (22.67%) Risk Management
10 33 (22.00%) Data Security
10 33 (22.00%) Finance
11 32 (21.33%) Change Management
12 29 (19.33%) SIEM
13 27 (18.00%) Management Information System
14 26 (17.33%) Incident Management
15 22 (14.67%) Vulnerability Management
15 22 (14.67%) NIST
15 22 (14.67%) Intrusion Detection
15 22 (14.67%) Network Security
16 21 (14.00%) Forcepoint
17 20 (13.33%) Active Directory
17 20 (13.33%) Azure
18 19 (12.67%) Windows
18 19 (12.67%) Kalman Filter
19 18 (12.00%) Coaching
19 18 (12.00%) Office 365
19 18 (12.00%) ITIL
20 17 (11.33%) Cisco Certification

Data Loss Prevention
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (4.00%) IIS
2 5 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.33%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.67%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.33%) Azure
2 18 (12.00%) Office 365
3 9 (6.00%) SaaS
4 7 (4.67%) AWS
5 5 (3.33%) IaaS
5 5 (3.33%) PaaS
6 4 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.67%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 50 (33.33%) Firewall
2 22 (14.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 22 (14.67%) Network Security
3 11 (7.33%) VPN
4 9 (6.00%) DNS
5 8 (5.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.67%) HTTPS
7 6 (4.00%) DHCP
7 6 (4.00%) LAN
7 6 (4.00%) WAN
8 5 (3.33%) VLAN
9 4 (2.67%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (2.67%) SAN
9 4 (2.67%) VoIP
10 3 (2.00%) BIG-IP
10 3 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.00%) MPLS
10 3 (2.00%) SMTP
10 3 (2.00%) tcpdump
10 3 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Fiddler
General
1 33 (22.00%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Multimedia
3 11 (7.33%) Retail
4 10 (6.67%) Law
5 8 (5.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.00%) Automotive
6 3 (2.00%) Games
6 3 (2.00%) Marketing
7 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.33%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Front Office
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (32.00%) Analyst
2 39 (26.00%) Security Analyst
2 39 (26.00%) Security Manager
3 23 (15.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 19 (12.67%) Security Engineer
5 18 (12.00%) Senior Manager
6 17 (11.33%) Data Manager
7 12 (8.00%) Information Analyst
7 12 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 9 (6.00%) Head of Security
9 7 (4.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 7 (4.67%) Information Manager
9 7 (4.67%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (4.67%) IT Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) IT Security Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) Senior Security Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) SOC Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) Multimedia Analyst
11 4 (2.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) Information Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.33%) SailPoint
2 4 (2.67%) Middleware
3 2 (1.33%) .NET
3 2 (1.33%) D3.js
4 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.67%) HTML
4 1 (0.67%) HTML5
4 1 (0.67%) LDAP
4 1 (0.67%) REST
4 1 (0.67%) SOAP
4 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (4.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 6 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (4.00%) PMI
7 5 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.67%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.00%) CESG
9 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.67%) Windows
2 13 (8.67%) Linux
3 10 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.33%) Unix
5 5 (3.33%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.67%) Android
6 4 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.67%) CentOS
7 2 (1.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.67%) AIX
8 1 (0.67%) SUSE
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (55.33%) Cybersecurity
2 51 (34.00%) Information Security
3 49 (32.67%) Data Protection
4 35 (23.33%) Security Operations
5 34 (22.67%) Risk Management
6 33 (22.00%) Data Security
7 32 (21.33%) Change Management
8 29 (19.33%) SIEM
9 26 (17.33%) Incident Management
10 22 (14.67%) Vulnerability Management
11 19 (12.67%) Kalman Filter
12 18 (12.00%) Coaching
12 18 (12.00%) ITIL
13 17 (11.33%) Digital Forensics
13 17 (11.33%) E-Discovery
14 15 (10.00%) Cryptography
15 14 (9.33%) Database Security
15 14 (9.33%) Risk Analysis
15 14 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
15 14 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.00%) C
2 7 (4.67%) Python
3 5 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.33%) SQL
4 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.67%) C#
5 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (33.33%) CISSP
2 47 (31.33%) CISM
3 17 (11.33%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.00%) GIAC
5 11 (7.33%) Degree
6 10 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 10 (6.67%) SANS
7 7 (4.67%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (4.67%) CRISC
8 6 (4.00%) CCSP
8 6 (4.00%) CISA
8 6 (4.00%) PMI Certification
8 6 (4.00%) SSCP
9 4 (2.67%) DBS Check
9 4 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.00%) CCNA
10 3 (2.00%) CCNP
11 2 (1.33%) IISP
11 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (43.33%) GDPR
2 49 (32.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (14.67%) NIST
4 14 (9.33%) PCI DSS
4 14 (9.33%) SLA
5 12 (8.00%) NIST 800
6 10 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (5.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (3.33%) COBIT
10 3 (2.00%) CESG Infosec
10 3 (2.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.67%) GxP
11 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.67%) PSD2
System Software
1 20 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.33%) Firmware
3 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.00%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) IBM Guardium
2 5 (3.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 5 (3.33%) CSIRT
3 4 (2.67%) Perfmon
3 4 (2.67%) Suricata
3 4 (2.67%) WSUS
4 3 (2.00%) Ansible
4 3 (2.00%) CASB
4 3 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.00%) Puppet
4 3 (2.00%) Terraform
5 2 (1.33%) Graylog
5 2 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.33%) SCCM
6 1 (0.67%) SCOM
6 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (24.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.00%) Forcepoint
3 17 (11.33%) CA Agile Central
4 12 (8.00%) Cisco
5 11 (7.33%) McAfee
5 11 (7.33%) Symantec
6 8 (5.33%) Palo Alto
7 7 (4.67%) Imperva
7 7 (4.67%) Varonis
8 6 (4.00%) CA
8 6 (4.00%) VMware
9 5 (3.33%) Apple
9 5 (3.33%) Informatica
9 5 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.67%) Veeam
11 3 (2.00%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.00%) Citrix
11 3 (2.00%) F5
11 3 (2.00%) FireEye
11 3 (2.00%) Zerto