Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Loss Prevention
UK > England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 709 921 882
Rank change year-on-year +212 -39 +201
Permanent jobs citing Data Loss Prevention 442 265 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 320 206 266
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +0.88%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,375 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +9.09%

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 138,356 154,580 163,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.19% 91.48% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 111,017 123,136 137,321
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 +87 182 £68,750 +5.77% 12
East of England +94 107 £40,000 -20.00% 7
North of England +113 103 £60,000 +13.21% 6
North West +98 97 £60,000 -8.75% 6
Midlands +42 25 £65,000 +44.44% 3
East Midlands +16 13 £65,000 +18.18%
West Midlands +31 12 £51,250 +46.43% 3
South East +6 11 £58,750 +11.90% 8
South West -10 9 £40,000 -13.04% 5
Yorkshire +29 6 £42,500 -19.81%
Data Loss Prevention
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 337 (76.24%) SIEM
2 267 (60.41%) CISSP
3 265 (59.95%) Information Security
4 263 (59.50%) Cybersecurity
5 205 (46.38%) Windows
6 184 (41.63%) Firewall
7 182 (41.18%) Security Operations
8 178 (40.27%) Linux
9 174 (39.37%) Risk Management
10 171 (38.69%) Penetration Testing
11 160 (36.20%) Cisco Certification
12 154 (34.84%) Microsoft
13 146 (33.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 134 (30.32%) Degree
15 130 (29.41%) Security Management
16 123 (27.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 117 (26.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 112 (25.34%) Splunk
19 108 (24.43%) Symantec
20 94 (21.27%) Active Directory
20 94 (21.27%) Vulnerability Management
21 93 (21.04%) Microsoft Azure
21 93 (21.04%) Amazon AWS
21 93 (21.04%) Incident Management
22 92 (20.81%) Finance
23 89 (20.14%) Security Operations Centre
24 85 (19.23%) CISM
25 79 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 78 (17.65%) OWASP
27 75 (16.97%) Event Correlation

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 12 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 93 (21.04%) Amazon AWS
1 93 (21.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (11.31%) Office 365
3 28 (6.33%) Mimecast
4 7 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.36%) OneDrive
5 6 (1.36%) SaaS
6 4 (0.90%) IaaS
6 4 (0.90%) OpenDNS
6 4 (0.90%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 184 (41.63%) Firewall
2 73 (16.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 67 (15.16%) Network Security
4 62 (14.03%) Wireshark
5 30 (6.79%) TCP/IP
6 18 (4.07%) DKIM
6 18 (4.07%) DMARC
7 10 (2.26%) VPN
8 4 (0.90%) DNS
8 4 (0.90%) MPLS
8 4 (0.90%) SSL
9 3 (0.68%) HTTP
10 2 (0.45%) Internet
10 2 (0.45%) Skype
10 2 (0.45%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.45%) WebEx
11 1 (0.23%) ADSL
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco Firepower
11 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.92%) Big Data
2 7 (1.58%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (1.81%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 92 (20.81%) Finance
2 73 (16.52%) Retail
3 29 (6.56%) Legal
4 21 (4.75%) Banking
5 16 (3.62%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.90%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.90%) Local Government
8 3 (0.68%) Law
9 2 (0.45%) Advertising
9 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 2 (0.45%) Games
9 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.45%) Marketing
9 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 127 (28.73%) Security Engineer
2 119 (26.92%) Security Manager
3 95 (21.49%) Information Manager
4 92 (20.81%) Information Security Manager
5 87 (19.68%) Analyst
6 58 (13.12%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 46 (10.41%) Consultant
8 44 (9.95%) Security Consultant
9 35 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (7.47%) Architect
10 33 (7.47%) Security Architect
11 32 (7.24%) Security Analyst
12 30 (6.79%) SIEM Engineer
13 29 (6.56%) Security Officer
14 26 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
15 25 (5.66%) IT Consultant
15 25 (5.66%) IT Security Consultant
16 23 (5.20%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
17 20 (4.52%) Service Architect
18 18 (4.07%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.20%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (2.94%) Web Services
3 4 (0.90%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 89 (20.14%) Security Operations Centre
2 68 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (14.25%) Management Information System
3 63 (14.25%) PKI
4 54 (12.22%) Cyberthreat
5 50 (11.31%) Self-Motivation
6 47 (10.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 40 (9.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 39 (8.82%) Computer Science
9 27 (6.11%) Data Centre
10 25 (5.66%) Cyber Defence
11 21 (4.75%) Hybrid Cloud
12 19 (4.30%) Data Protection Act
13 17 (3.85%) Hedge funds
14 9 (2.04%) Private Cloud
15 6 (1.36%) Enterprise Cloud
16 4 (0.90%) Smart Meter
17 3 (0.68%) Cyberattack
17 3 (0.68%) Public Cloud
17 3 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 205 (46.38%) Windows
2 178 (40.27%) Linux
3 38 (8.60%) Windows Server
4 21 (4.75%) Unix
5 10 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.81%) Kali Linux
7 4 (0.90%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (76.24%) SIEM
2 265 (59.95%) Information Security
3 263 (59.50%) Cybersecurity
4 182 (41.18%) Security Operations
5 174 (39.37%) Risk Management
6 171 (38.69%) Penetration Testing
7 146 (33.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 130 (29.41%) Security Management
9 94 (21.27%) Vulnerability Management
10 93 (21.04%) Incident Management
11 79 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 78 (17.65%) OWASP
13 75 (16.97%) Event Correlation
14 62 (14.03%) Threat Detection
15 61 (13.80%) ITIL
16 55 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
17 52 (11.76%) Threat Intelligence
18 51 (11.54%) Analytics
18 51 (11.54%) Security Architecture
19 50 (11.31%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.75%) PowerShell
2 10 (2.26%) Python
2 10 (2.26%) SQL
3 9 (2.04%) C
4 7 (1.58%) C#
4 7 (1.58%) C++
4 7 (1.58%) VB
5 3 (0.68%) Perl
5 3 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 267 (60.41%) CISSP
2 160 (36.20%) Cisco Certification
3 134 (30.32%) Degree
4 117 (26.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 85 (19.23%) CISM
6 73 (16.52%) SANS
7 71 (16.06%) SSCP
8 52 (11.76%) CCNP
9 48 (10.86%) CSSLP
10 45 (10.18%) CCIE
11 42 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 41 (9.28%) CCIE Security
12 41 (9.28%) CCSP
12 41 (9.28%) MCSE
12 41 (9.28%) RHCA
13 40 (9.05%) GCWN
13 40 (9.05%) ISSAP
13 40 (9.05%) VCAP
13 40 (9.05%) VCDX
13 40 (9.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (27.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (9.05%) GDPR
3 25 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 23 (5.20%) MiFID
5 8 (1.81%) COBIT
5 8 (1.81%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.45%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.23%) GPG13
8 1 (0.23%) PMO
8 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 94 (21.27%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.79%) Snort
3 23 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (4.30%) iptables
5 10 (2.26%) Docker
6 8 (1.81%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (1.36%) BitLocker
7 6 (1.36%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 47 (10.63%) RSA Security Analytics
2 38 (8.60%) QRadar
3 28 (6.33%) CASB
4 24 (5.43%) Stealthwatch
5 23 (5.20%) OSSEC
6 18 (4.07%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (2.71%) McAfee ePO
7 12 (2.71%) SCCM
8 11 (2.49%) SCOM
9 10 (2.26%) Ansible
9 10 (2.26%) Kubernetes
9 10 (2.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 10 (2.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (1.58%) EnCase
10 7 (1.58%) FTK
10 7 (1.58%) Nessus
10 7 (1.58%) Nexpose
10 7 (1.58%) Suricata
11 6 (1.36%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 154 (34.84%) Microsoft
2 112 (25.34%) Splunk
3 108 (24.43%) Symantec
4 60 (13.57%) Qualys
5 53 (11.99%) Cisco
6 49 (11.09%) Forcepoint
7 47 (10.63%) VMware
8 40 (9.05%) Red Hat
9 36 (8.14%) McAfee
10 34 (7.69%) CheckPoint
11 26 (5.88%) Sophos
12 20 (4.52%) ArcSight
13 14 (3.17%) LogRhythm
13 14 (3.17%) Trend Micro
14 10 (2.26%) Palo Alto
15 9 (2.04%) CyberArk
15 9 (2.04%) FireEye
16 7 (1.58%) NetWitness
16 7 (1.58%) ServiceNow
16 7 (1.58%) Thycotic