Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Loss Prevention
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 934 956 1086
Rank change year-on-year +22 +130 +57
Permanent jobs citing Data Loss Prevention 249 309 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 207 254 151
UK median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -13.79% +5.45%
10th Percentile £35,500 £36,475 £42,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% -18.18% +22.22%

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 159042 175633 191561
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.06% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 126409 146488 156350
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Loss Prevention in the UK

Data Loss Prevention
Top 13 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 19 August 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 +42 229 £65,000 +30.00% 15
London +57 143 £65,000 -5.80% 6
UK excluding London -8 94 £57,500 +27.78% 9
South East +35 41 £60,000 +20.00% 4
East of England +5 15 £50,000 +8.70% 1
Midlands +6 13 £46,250 +6.94% 1
West Midlands +7 11 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North of England -25 11 £58,750 +46.88% 1
Scotland +4 8 £41,750 +3.09%
North West -39 8 £65,000 +67.74% 1
South West +1 7 £55,000 +70.54% 2
Yorkshire +26 3 £57,500 +27.78%
East Midlands +9 2 £55,000 +83.33%

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 165 (66.27%) Information Security
2 136 (54.62%) CISSP
3 132 (53.01%) Firewall
4 121 (48.59%) Cybersecurity
5 115 (46.18%) SIEM
6 112 (44.98%) CISM
7 106 (42.57%) Data Protection
8 101 (40.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 98 (39.36%) Windows
10 89 (35.74%) Penetration Testing
10 89 (35.74%) Windows Server
11 85 (34.14%) Linux
12 84 (33.73%) TCP/IP
13 83 (33.33%) Active Directory
14 80 (32.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 79 (31.73%) Vulnerability Management
16 77 (30.92%) Security Architecture
17 76 (30.52%) ITIL
18 73 (29.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
19 65 (26.10%) Data Protection Act
20 64 (25.70%) DRM
21 63 (25.30%) Security Operations
22 56 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
23 53 (21.29%) Finance
24 45 (18.07%) Identity Access Management
25 40 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
26 36 (14.46%) Mac OS X
26 36 (14.46%) Apple
26 36 (14.46%) Banking
26 36 (14.46%) Apple iOS

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 15 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.41%) Office 365
4 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (53.01%) Firewall
2 84 (33.73%) TCP/IP
3 33 (13.25%) Network Security
4 24 (9.64%) LAN
5 19 (7.63%) VPN
6 14 (5.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (5.62%) WAN
7 11 (4.42%) DNS
7 11 (4.42%) Internet
8 9 (3.61%) DHCP
8 9 (3.61%) VoIP
9 8 (3.21%) MPLS
9 8 (3.21%) SNMP
9 8 (3.21%) Wireless
10 6 (2.41%) HTTP
10 6 (2.41%) SAN
10 6 (2.41%) VLAN
11 5 (2.01%) FTP
11 5 (2.01%) SSH
11 5 (2.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.40%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (5.62%) Eclipse
General
1 53 (21.29%) Finance
2 36 (14.46%) Banking
3 15 (6.02%) Marketing
4 7 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.61%) Advertising
6 3 (1.20%) Legal
7 2 (0.80%) Arabic Language
7 2 (0.80%) Automotive
7 2 (0.80%) Law
7 2 (0.80%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (25.70%) Security Engineer
2 57 (22.89%) Security Manager
3 55 (22.09%) IT Engineer
3 55 (22.09%) IT Security Engineer
4 49 (19.68%) Analyst
5 48 (19.28%) Security Analyst
6 37 (14.86%) Consultant
7 33 (13.25%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 27 (10.84%) Operations Engineer
9 26 (10.44%) IT Analyst
9 26 (10.44%) IT Security Analyst
10 19 (7.63%) Operations Analyst
10 19 (7.63%) Security Operations Analyst
10 19 (7.63%) Senior Manager
11 18 (7.23%) Security Consultant
12 17 (6.83%) Information Analyst
12 17 (6.83%) Information Security Analyst
12 17 (6.83%) IT Operations Analyst
13 15 (6.02%) Data Consultant
13 15 (6.02%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.62%) Ajax
1 14 (5.62%) CSS
1 14 (5.62%) HTML
2 5 (2.01%) SailPoint
2 5 (2.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (26.10%) Data Protection Act
2 29 (11.65%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.22%) Cybercrime
4 11 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.41%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.01%) CESG
9 4 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.61%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.80%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.80%) Clustering
11 2 (0.80%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.80%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.80%) PKI
12 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 98 (39.36%) Windows
2 89 (35.74%) Windows Server
3 85 (34.14%) Linux
4 36 (14.46%) Apple iOS
4 36 (14.46%) Mac OS X
5 11 (4.42%) Unix
6 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (66.27%) Information Security
2 121 (48.59%) Cybersecurity
3 115 (46.18%) SIEM
4 106 (42.57%) Data Protection
5 89 (35.74%) Penetration Testing
6 80 (32.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 79 (31.73%) Vulnerability Management
8 77 (30.92%) Security Architecture
9 76 (30.52%) ITIL
10 64 (25.70%) DRM
11 63 (25.30%) Security Operations
12 56 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (18.07%) Identity Access Management
14 22 (8.84%) Incident Management
15 21 (8.43%) Risk Management
16 19 (7.63%) Digital Forensics
16 19 (7.63%) SDLC
17 18 (7.23%) Data Security
17 18 (7.23%) Presales
18 17 (6.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.23%) Java
2 16 (6.43%) C++
3 14 (5.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.61%) C
4 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.80%) C#
5 2 (0.80%) PHP
5 2 (0.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 136 (54.62%) CISSP
2 112 (44.98%) CISM
3 30 (12.05%) CISA
4 20 (8.03%) Degree
5 19 (7.63%) ISEB
5 19 (7.63%) Security Cleared
6 15 (6.02%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.21%) GIAC
8 7 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.01%) CISMP
10 5 (2.01%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (2.01%) GISF
10 5 (2.01%) GSEC
10 5 (2.01%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (1.61%) CCNP
11 4 (1.61%) CEH
12 3 (1.20%) CCNA
12 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (40.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (29.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 23 (9.24%) PCI DSS
4 11 (4.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.41%) SLA
6 5 (2.01%) COBIT
6 5 (2.01%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (2.01%) GDPR
7 3 (1.20%) COSO
7 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 83 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.21%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.01%) vSphere
5 3 (1.20%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
1 9 (3.61%) SCCM
2 6 (2.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 6 (2.41%) Nessus
3 4 (1.61%) SCOM
4 3 (1.20%) FTK
4 3 (1.20%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.40%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 36 (14.46%) Apple
2 31 (12.45%) Symantec
3 22 (8.84%) McAfee
4 18 (7.23%) Cisco
5 11 (4.42%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.02%) Forcepoint
7 9 (3.61%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.81%) CyberArk
8 7 (2.81%) Palo Alto
8 7 (2.81%) Qualys
8 7 (2.81%) Splunk
9 6 (2.41%) VMware
10 5 (2.01%) Aveksa
11 3 (1.20%) Citrix
12 2 (0.80%) F5
12 2 (0.80%) Imperva
12 2 (0.80%) Intel
12 2 (0.80%) Juniper
13 1 (0.40%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.40%) Varonis