Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Loss Prevention
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 698 841 887
Rank change year-on-year +143 +46 +184
Permanent jobs citing Data Loss Prevention 391 318 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 303 236 206
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% - +23.81%
10th Percentile £38,000 £42,500 £44,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £99,375
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +23.81%

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 129,443 149,147 150,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.69% 91.83% 91.35%
Number of salaries quoted 103,117 121,239 125,381
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,001 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +26 151 £70,000 -5.08% 7
North of England +121 115 £60,000 +13.21% 1
North West +121 105 £60,000 -7.69% 1
East of England +68 75 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Midlands +68 30 £55,500 +11.00% 7
East Midlands - 18 £55,000 - 3
South East +34 13 £55,000 +4.76% 12
West Midlands +48 12 £66,250 +32.50% 4
Yorkshire +9 10 £42,500 -19.81%
South West -3 2 £35,750 -4.67% 4
Data Loss Prevention
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 298 (76.21%) SIEM
2 262 (67.01%) Information Security
3 254 (64.96%) CISSP
4 192 (49.10%) Windows
5 190 (48.59%) Cybersecurity
6 185 (47.31%) Risk Management
7 178 (45.52%) Cisco Certification
8 174 (44.50%) Penetration Testing
9 173 (44.25%) Microsoft
10 171 (43.73%) Linux
11 158 (40.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 154 (39.39%) Firewall
13 147 (37.60%) Security Operations
14 140 (35.81%) Degree
15 139 (35.55%) Security Management
16 133 (34.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 126 (32.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 115 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
19 113 (28.90%) Microsoft Azure
20 110 (28.13%) Active Directory
21 109 (27.88%) Incident Management
22 105 (26.85%) Symantec
23 93 (23.79%) OWASP
24 87 (22.25%) Finance
25 86 (21.99%) Splunk
26 69 (17.65%) Retail
27 67 (17.14%) SSCP
27 67 (17.14%) SANS
28 66 (16.88%) Intrusion Detection
29 65 (16.62%) Vulnerability Management

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 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.02%) Confluence
2 4 (1.02%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.51%) IIS
3 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 115 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (28.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (9.46%) Office 365
4 19 (4.86%) Mimecast
5 15 (3.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (2.81%) SaaS
7 9 (2.30%) IaaS
7 9 (2.30%) PaaS
8 4 (1.02%) GitHub
8 4 (1.02%) OpenDNS
9 3 (0.77%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.77%) Yammer
10 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 154 (39.39%) Firewall
2 66 (16.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 57 (14.58%) Wireshark
4 44 (11.25%) Network Security
5 22 (5.63%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.56%) VPN
7 7 (1.79%) DKIM
7 7 (1.79%) DMARC
7 7 (1.79%) DNS
8 4 (1.02%) HTTP
8 4 (1.02%) IPv4
8 4 (1.02%) IPv6
9 3 (0.77%) DHCP
9 3 (0.77%) SAN
9 3 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.51%) Cisco Firepower
10 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.51%) LAN
10 2 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.91%) Big Data
2 5 (1.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (2.56%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.53%) JIRA
3 4 (1.02%) AppScan
3 4 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 87 (22.25%) Finance
2 69 (17.65%) Retail
3 25 (6.39%) Legal
4 11 (2.81%) Banking
5 4 (1.02%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.02%) Local Government
6 3 (0.77%) Electronics
6 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.77%) Marketing
6 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.51%) Advertising
7 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 137 (35.04%) Security Manager
2 117 (29.92%) Security Engineer
3 106 (27.11%) Information Manager
4 103 (26.34%) Information Security Manager
5 67 (17.14%) Analyst
6 43 (11.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 30 (7.67%) Architect
7 30 (7.67%) Security Architect
7 30 (7.67%) SIEM Engineer
8 27 (6.91%) Security Officer
9 23 (5.88%) Security Analyst
10 22 (5.63%) Senior Security Engineer
11 18 (4.60%) Consultant
11 18 (4.60%) Security Consultant
12 17 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
13 16 (4.09%) SIEM Analyst
13 16 (4.09%) SOC Analyst
13 16 (4.09%) SOC Engineer
14 15 (3.84%) IT Security Architect
14 15 (3.84%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.86%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (3.07%) Web Services
3 4 (1.02%) .NET
3 4 (1.02%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.02%) JSON
3 4 (1.02%) Protocol Buffers
3 4 (1.02%) REST
3 4 (1.02%) RESTful
3 4 (1.02%) XML
4 2 (0.51%) CGI
5 1 (0.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 62 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (15.35%) Management Information System
3 52 (13.30%) Security Operations Centre
4 50 (12.79%) Cyberthreat
5 47 (12.02%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 47 (12.02%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (7.16%) PKI
7 23 (5.88%) Cyber Defence
8 20 (5.12%) Data Centre
9 17 (4.35%) Hedge funds
9 17 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (2.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (2.30%) Enterprise Cloud
11 9 (2.30%) Fintech
12 7 (1.79%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (1.53%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.51%) HP StoreVirtual
14 2 (0.51%) Smart Meter
15 1 (0.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 192 (49.10%) Windows
2 171 (43.73%) Linux
3 24 (6.14%) Unix
4 18 (4.60%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.56%) Kali Linux
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.02%) Android
7 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.02%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.77%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.51%) CentOS
9 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (76.21%) SIEM
2 262 (67.01%) Information Security
3 190 (48.59%) Cybersecurity
4 185 (47.31%) Risk Management
5 174 (44.50%) Penetration Testing
6 158 (40.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 147 (37.60%) Security Operations
8 139 (35.55%) Security Management
9 109 (27.88%) Incident Management
10 93 (23.79%) OWASP
11 65 (16.62%) Vulnerability Management
12 63 (16.11%) Threat Detection
13 62 (15.86%) Event Correlation
14 56 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
15 53 (13.55%) Analytics
16 50 (12.79%) Threat Intelligence
17 48 (12.28%) Cyber Intelligence
17 48 (12.28%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
18 41 (10.49%) Identity Management
19 40 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.63%) PowerShell
2 18 (4.60%) Python
3 13 (3.32%) SQL
4 9 (2.30%) C
4 9 (2.30%) C#
4 9 (2.30%) C++
4 9 (2.30%) VB
5 8 (2.05%) Perl
5 8 (2.05%) VBScript
6 4 (1.02%) Go
6 4 (1.02%) Ruby
6 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 254 (64.96%) CISSP
2 178 (45.52%) Cisco Certification
3 140 (35.81%) Degree
4 133 (34.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 67 (17.14%) SANS
5 67 (17.14%) SSCP
6 57 (14.58%) CISM
7 56 (14.32%) CCNP
8 42 (10.74%) CCIE
8 42 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (10.49%) CCIE Security
9 41 (10.49%) MCSE
9 41 (10.49%) RHCA
10 40 (10.23%) CSSLP
10 40 (10.23%) GCWN
10 40 (10.23%) ISSAP
10 40 (10.23%) ISSEP
10 40 (10.23%) VCAP
10 40 (10.23%) VCDX
10 40 (10.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (32.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (8.44%) GDPR
3 19 (4.86%) MiFID
4 15 (3.84%) PCI DSS
5 14 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (1.53%) COBIT
8 5 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.51%) SLA
10 1 (0.26%) GPG13
10 1 (0.26%) PMO
10 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 110 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.16%) Snort
3 22 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (3.58%) Docker
4 14 (3.58%) iptables
5 5 (1.28%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.77%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.51%) Firmware
8 2 (0.51%) Squid
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 47 (12.02%) RSA Security Analytics
2 40 (10.23%) CASB
3 24 (6.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 22 (5.63%) Stealthwatch
5 19 (4.86%) OSSEC
6 18 (4.60%) QRadar
7 17 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
8 14 (3.58%) Kubernetes
8 14 (3.58%) Nessus
8 14 (3.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 14 (3.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 10 (2.56%) Ansible
9 10 (2.56%) SCCM
10 9 (2.30%) EnCase
10 9 (2.30%) FTK
10 9 (2.30%) Nexpose
10 9 (2.30%) Suricata
11 7 (1.79%) SCOM
11 7 (1.79%) WSUS
12 5 (1.28%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 173 (44.25%) Microsoft
2 105 (26.85%) Symantec
3 86 (21.99%) Splunk
4 56 (14.32%) Cisco
5 50 (12.79%) VMware
6 46 (11.76%) Forcepoint
6 46 (11.76%) McAfee
7 42 (10.74%) Red Hat
8 38 (9.72%) CheckPoint
8 38 (9.72%) Qualys
9 20 (5.12%) ArcSight
9 20 (5.12%) Trend Micro
10 19 (4.86%) Sophos
11 16 (4.09%) LogRhythm
12 13 (3.32%) Google
12 13 (3.32%) IBM
13 12 (3.07%) Palo Alto
14 11 (2.81%) FireEye
15 9 (2.30%) CyberArk
15 9 (2.30%) ServiceNow