Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Loss Prevention
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 916 884 1089
Rank change year-on-year -32 +205 +45
Permanent jobs citing Data Loss Prevention 262 359 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 217 287 165
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -3.51% +8.57%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +16.40%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157359 171111 192913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.17% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123907 142468 158541
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Data Loss Prevention
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Loss Prevention in the UK

Data Loss Prevention
Top 14 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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
England -4 243 £57,500 +4.55% 4
London +4 134 £65,000 -13.33%
UK excluding London -11 116 £50,000 - 6
South East +32 41 £54,000 +8.00% 1
East of England +35 28 £50,000 +8.70% 2
South West +26 21 £46,000 +39.39% 1
Midlands +16 10 £53,750 +5.39%
North of England -6 10 £57,500 +43.75%
West Midlands +8 8 £43,750 -16.67%
North West -21 7 £55,000 +41.94%
Scotland -20 5 £40,000 -2.44% 2
Yorkshire +34 3 £57,500 +21.05%
East Midlands +40 2 £55,000 +29.41%
Wales +13 2 £57,500 -30.30%

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 182 (69.47%) Information Security
2 154 (58.78%) CISSP
3 146 (55.73%) Firewall
4 141 (53.82%) Cybersecurity
5 138 (52.67%) SIEM
6 132 (50.38%) CISM
7 128 (48.85%) Data Protection
8 116 (44.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 115 (43.89%) Windows
10 105 (40.08%) Active Directory
10 105 (40.08%) Penetration Testing
11 100 (38.17%) ITIL
12 96 (36.64%) TCP/IP
12 96 (36.64%) Vulnerability Management
13 94 (35.88%) Windows Server
14 89 (33.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 84 (32.06%) Linux
16 81 (30.92%) Security Architecture
17 78 (29.77%) Security Operations
18 76 (29.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 76 (29.01%) DRM
19 72 (27.48%) Data Protection Act
20 67 (25.57%) Finance
21 62 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
22 51 (19.47%) Network Security
23 48 (18.32%) Amazon AWS
24 47 (17.94%) Banking
25 42 (16.03%) Microsoft
26 39 (14.89%) CISA
26 39 (14.89%) Management Information System

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 26 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (8.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (18.32%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (9.92%) Office 365
4 13 (4.96%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (55.73%) Firewall
2 96 (36.64%) TCP/IP
3 51 (19.47%) Network Security
4 23 (8.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (7.63%) LAN
6 18 (6.87%) VPN
7 16 (6.11%) Internet
8 14 (5.34%) WAN
9 12 (4.58%) DNS
10 10 (3.82%) DHCP
11 9 (3.44%) MPLS
12 8 (3.05%) SNMP
12 8 (3.05%) VLAN
12 8 (3.05%) VoIP
12 8 (3.05%) Wireless
13 7 (2.67%) Skype
14 6 (2.29%) BGP
14 6 (2.29%) DMZ
14 6 (2.29%) OSPF
14 6 (2.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.76%) EDRMS
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.76%) Power BI
3 1 (0.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Eclipse
General
1 67 (25.57%) Finance
2 47 (17.94%) Banking
3 9 (3.44%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.67%) Marketing
5 5 (1.91%) Law
6 4 (1.53%) Legal
7 2 (0.76%) Advertising
7 2 (0.76%) Arabic Language
7 2 (0.76%) Automotive
7 2 (0.76%) Electronics
7 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.76%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (26.34%) Security Engineer
2 67 (25.57%) Analyst
3 62 (23.66%) Security Analyst
4 57 (21.76%) IT Engineer
4 57 (21.76%) IT Security Engineer
5 39 (14.89%) Security Manager
6 32 (12.21%) IT Analyst
7 30 (11.45%) Operations Engineer
8 29 (11.07%) Information Analyst
8 29 (11.07%) Information Security Analyst
8 29 (11.07%) IT Security Analyst
9 28 (10.69%) Consultant
10 27 (10.31%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 21 (8.02%) Operations Analyst
11 21 (8.02%) Security Operations Analyst
12 19 (7.25%) IT Operations Analyst
12 19 (7.25%) Security Consultant
13 15 (5.73%) Senior Manager
14 13 (4.96%) Architect
14 13 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.20%) Web Services
2 5 (1.91%) Ajax
2 5 (1.91%) CSS
2 5 (1.91%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (27.48%) Data Protection Act
2 39 (14.89%) Management Information System
3 21 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (3.44%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (2.67%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.91%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.53%) PKI
9 4 (1.53%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.15%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.76%) CESG
11 2 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.76%) Clustering
11 2 (0.76%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.38%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 115 (43.89%) Windows
2 94 (35.88%) Windows Server
3 84 (32.06%) Linux
4 36 (13.74%) Apple iOS
4 36 (13.74%) Mac OS X
5 15 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.44%) Unix
7 7 (2.67%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.67%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (69.47%) Information Security
2 141 (53.82%) Cybersecurity
3 138 (52.67%) SIEM
4 128 (48.85%) Data Protection
5 105 (40.08%) Penetration Testing
6 100 (38.17%) ITIL
7 96 (36.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 89 (33.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 81 (30.92%) Security Architecture
10 78 (29.77%) Security Operations
11 76 (29.01%) DRM
12 62 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (14.12%) Incident Management
14 35 (13.36%) Risk Management
15 31 (11.83%) Identity Access Management
16 23 (8.78%) Security Management
17 22 (8.40%) Risk Assessment
18 20 (7.63%) Risk Analysis
19 17 (6.49%) Information Security Management
20 16 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.92%) PowerShell
2 14 (5.34%) Python
3 12 (4.58%) C#
3 12 (4.58%) Perl
4 10 (3.82%) Bash Shell
4 10 (3.82%) Bourne shell
4 10 (3.82%) Korn
4 10 (3.82%) Ruby
5 7 (2.67%) Java
6 5 (1.91%) C++
6 5 (1.91%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.76%) C
7 2 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 154 (58.78%) CISSP
2 132 (50.38%) CISM
3 39 (14.89%) CISA
4 24 (9.16%) Degree
4 24 (9.16%) Security Cleared
5 20 (7.63%) GIAC
6 15 (5.73%) ISEB
7 11 (4.20%) SSCP
8 10 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.44%) DV Cleared
9 9 (3.44%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.05%) CRISC
11 7 (2.67%) CCNA
12 6 (2.29%) CLAS
12 6 (2.29%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (2.29%) Security+ Certification
13 5 (1.91%) CCNP
13 5 (1.91%) CEH
13 5 (1.91%) CISMP
13 5 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (44.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (29.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 25 (9.54%) GDPR
4 13 (4.96%) PCI DSS
5 8 (3.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (2.29%) SLA
7 5 (1.91%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (1.53%) COBIT
9 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.76%) COSO
11 1 (0.38%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 105 (40.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.73%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.20%) BitLocker
3 11 (4.20%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.53%) vSphere
5 2 (0.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (4.96%) SCOM
2 12 (4.58%) SCCM
3 11 (4.20%) SCVMM
4 9 (3.44%) FTK
5 6 (2.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 4 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.76%) RSA enVision
7 2 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.38%) Nessus
8 1 (0.38%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 42 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.74%) Apple
3 30 (11.45%) Symantec
4 24 (9.16%) McAfee
5 18 (6.87%) Forcepoint
6 17 (6.49%) Cisco
7 10 (3.82%) Varonis
8 8 (3.05%) Qualys
9 6 (2.29%) Sophos
10 5 (1.91%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.53%) ArcSight
11 4 (1.53%) F5
11 4 (1.53%) LogRhythm
11 4 (1.53%) VMware
12 3 (1.15%) Kaspersky
13 2 (0.76%) Imperva
13 2 (0.76%) Lumension
13 2 (0.76%) Oracle
13 2 (0.76%) SAP
13 2 (0.76%) Sourcefire