The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Loss Prevention
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 850 902
Rank change year-on-year +116 +52  
Permanent jobs citing Data Loss Prevention 140 110 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 118 85 54
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £81,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09%  

Data Loss Prevention is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76555 91737 96448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.31% 88.79% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 62998 76245 77828
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Data Loss Prevention
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Data Loss Prevention as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Loss Prevention in the UK

Data Loss Prevention
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Loss Prevention in the UK

Data Loss Prevention
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Loss Prevention over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Loss Prevention in the UK

Data Loss Prevention
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +126 122 £65,000 +36.84% 13
London +90 72 £70,000 +47.36% 7
South East +76 27 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Berkshire +32 19 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Reading +26 18 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +22 8 £40,000 -
Scotland +20 6 £42,250 -15.50%
South West +28 5 £55,000 +66.66%
Glasgow +21 5 £37,000 -38.33%
Southwark - 5 £27,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 £55,000 -
Surrey +43 4 - - 1
North West -27 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £100,000 -
Malvern - 4 £100,000 -
City of London +25 3 £87,500 +26.81%
Yorkshire +19 3 £57,500 +27.77%
West Yorkshire +11 3 £57,500 +27.77%
Coventry +6 3 £40,000 -21.56%
Croydon - 3 - -
Leatherhead - 3 - -
Kent +25 2 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Hampshire +20 2 £70,000 -
East of England +12 2 £65,000 - 1
Essex +8 2 £65,000 -
Manchester -20 2 £48,750 +21.87% 1
Birmingham +16 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Leeds +11 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Brentwood +6 1 - -
Edinburgh +6 1 £72,500 +45.00%

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing Data Loss Prevention also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Loss Prevention.

1 156 (51.49%) Information Security
2 130 (42.90%) CISSP
3 115 (37.95%) Cybersecurity
4 104 (34.32%) SIEM
4 104 (34.32%) CISM
5 90 (29.70%) Firewall
6 86 (28.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 78 (25.74%) Linux
8 70 (23.10%) Windows
9 62 (20.46%) Finance
10 61 (20.13%) Data Protection
10 61 (20.13%) Security Operations
11 60 (19.80%) Network Security
12 51 (16.83%) Penetration Testing
12 51 (16.83%) Identity Access Management
13 50 (16.50%) Risk Management
13 50 (16.50%) Active Directory
14 48 (15.84%) Windows Server
14 48 (15.84%) PCI DSS
15 47 (15.51%) ITIL
16 45 (14.85%) CISA
17 43 (14.19%) Symantec
18 41 (13.53%) Vulnerability Management
19 39 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
20 36 (11.88%) Management Information System
20 36 (11.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 34 (11.22%) Java
22 32 (10.56%) Microsoft
22 32 (10.56%) Data Security
22 32 (10.56%) Security Architecture

Data Loss Prevention
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (3.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.64%) IBM Domino
2 8 (2.64%) IBM Notes
3 6 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.62%) SaaS
3 11 (3.63%) Office 365
4 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (29.70%) Firewall
2 60 (19.80%) Network Security
3 30 (9.90%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (5.94%) LAN
5 15 (4.95%) VPN
6 14 (4.62%) Internet
7 10 (3.30%) LDAP
7 10 (3.30%) SMTP
7 10 (3.30%) Wireless
8 9 (2.97%) SAN
9 8 (2.64%) DNS
9 8 (2.64%) tcpdump
9 8 (2.64%) WAN
9 8 (2.64%) Wireshark
10 6 (1.98%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (1.98%) DHCP
10 6 (1.98%) ISDN
10 6 (1.98%) PABX
10 6 (1.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.33%) Big Data
1 1 (0.33%) GIS
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (7.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.66%) Ant
2 2 (0.66%) Artifactory
2 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.66%) JIRA
2 2 (0.66%) Maven
2 2 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.66%) Subversion
2 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 62 (20.46%) Finance
2 20 (6.60%) Banking
3 14 (4.62%) Retail
4 12 (3.96%) Marketing
5 5 (1.65%) Advertising
6 4 (1.32%) French Language
6 4 (1.32%) German Language
6 4 (1.32%) Legal
6 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.99%) Publishing
8 2 (0.66%) Front Office
8 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (24.09%) Analyst
2 68 (22.44%) Security Manager
3 58 (19.14%) Security Analyst
4 50 (16.50%) Consultant
5 39 (12.87%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 28 (9.24%) Data Consultant
7 26 (8.58%) Security Engineer
8 25 (8.25%) IT Manager
8 25 (8.25%) Senior Analyst
9 24 (7.92%) IT Security Manager
10 22 (7.26%) Senior Manager
11 19 (6.27%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 19 (6.27%) Senior Security Analyst
12 18 (5.94%) Information Analyst
12 18 (5.94%) Information Security Analyst
13 17 (5.61%) Architect
13 17 (5.61%) Security Consultant
14 15 (4.95%) Software Engineer
15 13 (4.29%) IT Engineer
15 13 (4.29%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.26%) Ajax
1 22 (7.26%) CSS
1 22 (7.26%) HTML
2 17 (5.61%) SailPoint
3 9 (2.97%) XML
4 6 (1.98%) Web Services
5 2 (0.66%) JSON
6 1 (0.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.88%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.94%) Cyber Attack
2 18 (5.94%) Data Protection Act
2 18 (5.94%) PKI
3 14 (4.62%) Cybercrime
4 11 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.97%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (2.31%) Replication
7 6 (1.98%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.98%) CCTV
7 6 (1.98%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.65%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.65%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.65%) RSA SecurID
8 5 (1.65%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.32%) CESG
10 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (25.74%) Linux
2 70 (23.10%) Windows
3 48 (15.84%) Windows Server
4 22 (7.26%) Apple iOS
4 22 (7.26%) Mac OS X
5 13 (4.29%) Unix
6 4 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.99%) Android
7 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.33%) AIX
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (51.49%) Information Security
2 115 (37.95%) Cybersecurity
3 104 (34.32%) SIEM
4 61 (20.13%) Data Protection
4 61 (20.13%) Security Operations
5 51 (16.83%) Identity Access Management
5 51 (16.83%) Penetration Testing
6 50 (16.50%) Risk Management
7 47 (15.51%) ITIL
8 41 (13.53%) Vulnerability Management
9 39 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (11.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 32 (10.56%) Data Security
11 32 (10.56%) Security Architecture
12 27 (8.91%) SDLC
13 26 (8.58%) Kalman Filter
13 26 (8.58%) Software Engineering
14 24 (7.92%) Scrum
15 23 (7.59%) Digital Forensics
16 22 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.22%) Java
2 24 (7.92%) C++
3 22 (7.26%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.95%) SQL
5 9 (2.97%) BeanShell
6 5 (1.65%) C
7 3 (0.99%) Perl
8 2 (0.66%) Groovy
8 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.33%) AWK
9 1 (0.33%) Formula Language
9 1 (0.33%) LotusScript
9 1 (0.33%) PHP
9 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 130 (42.90%) CISSP
2 104 (34.32%) CISM
3 45 (14.85%) CISA
4 28 (9.24%) Degree
5 27 (8.91%) Security Cleared
6 24 (7.92%) SC Cleared
7 21 (6.93%) ISEB
8 13 (4.29%) GIAC
9 10 (3.30%) CEH
10 9 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (2.64%) GISF
11 8 (2.64%) GSEC
12 7 (2.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 6 (1.98%) CCSP
13 6 (1.98%) SSCP
14 5 (1.65%) CLAS
14 5 (1.65%) PCI QSA
15 4 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (1.32%) OSCP
16 3 (0.99%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (28.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (15.84%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.98%) GDPR
5 4 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.99%) COBIT
6 3 (0.99%) COSO
6 3 (0.99%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.66%) FISMA
7 2 (0.66%) GPG13
7 2 (0.66%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.66%) SLA
8 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.33%) EMIR
System Software
1 50 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.97%) vSphere
4 7 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (6.60%) SCCM
2 17 (5.61%) McAfee ePO
3 14 (4.62%) Nessus
4 8 (2.64%) vCenter Server
5 7 (2.31%) SCOM
6 6 (1.98%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.65%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (1.32%) WSUS
9 2 (0.66%) Ansible
9 2 (0.66%) CSIRT
9 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.66%) Puppet
10 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.33%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 43 (14.19%) Symantec
2 32 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 31 (10.23%) Intel Security
4 24 (7.92%) Apple
5 17 (5.61%) Cisco
6 15 (4.95%) Splunk
7 14 (4.62%) Palo Alto
8 13 (4.29%) CyberArk
8 13 (4.29%) VMware
9 12 (3.96%) Aveksa
10 8 (2.64%) Citrix
10 8 (2.64%) HP
10 8 (2.64%) IBM
10 8 (2.64%) Juniper
10 8 (2.64%) Lotus
11 7 (2.31%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.98%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.98%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (1.98%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (1.98%) Veeam
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £400 - £500 per day
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