Period
to 21 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for E-Discovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited E-Discovery over the 6 months to 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1053 1110 1153
Rank change year-on-year +57 +43 -7
Permanent jobs citing E-Discovery 116 142 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.073% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.082% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 101 122 120
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £100,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +37.50% -13.51% +2.78%

E-Discovery 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 158605 173383 193739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.14% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 124950 144611 159317
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

E-Discovery
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing E-Discovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for E-Discovery in the UK

E-Discovery
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing E-Discovery.

Salary trend for E-Discovery in the UK

E-Discovery
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing E-Discovery over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for E-Discovery in the UK

E-Discovery
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing E-Discovery within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 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 +31 116 £52,500 +2.44% 7
London +10 106 £52,500 -8.70% 5
UK excluding London +29 10 £55,000 +37.50% 2
North of England -28 6 £40,000 +2.56%
Yorkshire +7 5 £40,000 +2.56%
South East +65 2 £61,250 +53.13% 1
Midlands +24 2 - - 1
West Midlands +14 2 - - 1
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT jobs citing E-Discovery 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 E-Discovery.

1 49 (42.24%) Legal
2 37 (31.90%) Relativity
3 35 (30.17%) Law
4 31 (26.72%) Degree
5 27 (23.28%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 26 (22.41%) Finance
7 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 24 (20.69%) SQL
8 22 (18.97%) CISSP
9 21 (18.10%) Active Directory
10 20 (17.24%) e-Disclosure
10 20 (17.24%) Project Management
10 20 (17.24%) Digital Forensics
11 19 (16.38%) EDRMS
11 19 (16.38%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
12 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (13.79%) EnCase
14 14 (12.07%) Business Development
15 13 (11.21%) Incident Management
15 13 (11.21%) Nuix
16 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
16 12 (10.34%) Information Security
16 12 (10.34%) Analytics
17 11 (9.48%) Marketing
17 11 (9.48%) FTK
18 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
18 10 (8.62%) Document Management
18 10 (8.62%) Windows
19 9 (7.76%) Penetration Testing

E-Discovery
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 5 (4.31%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.45%) IIS
3 3 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (31.90%) Relativity
2 27 (23.28%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 3 (2.59%) Concordance
3 3 (2.59%) Ringtail
4 2 (1.72%) CaseMap
5 1 (0.86%) DocuMatrix
5 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Office 365
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Network Security
2 3 (2.59%) DNS
3 2 (1.72%) DHCP
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
3 2 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.72%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.72%) SAN
3 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.72%) VSAN
4 1 (0.86%) DKIM
4 1 (0.86%) DMARC
4 1 (0.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) EDRMS
2 7 (6.03%) MS Access
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.17%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.59%) Spotfire
5 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
General
1 49 (42.24%) Legal
2 35 (30.17%) Law
3 26 (22.41%) Finance
4 11 (9.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (31.90%) Analyst
2 23 (19.83%) Security Analyst
3 21 (18.10%) E-Discovery Manager
4 20 (17.24%) IT Analyst
4 20 (17.24%) IT Security Analyst
5 15 (12.93%) Consultant
6 13 (11.21%) Project Manager
7 11 (9.48%) E-Discovery Project Manager
8 7 (6.03%) E-Discovery Consultant
9 6 (5.17%) E-Discovery Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Forensic Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Security Officer
10 5 (4.31%) CISSP Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) IT Security Officer
11 4 (3.45%) Business Development Manager
11 4 (3.45%) Business Manager
11 4 (3.45%) Development Manager
11 4 (3.45%) Forensic Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.31%) COM
2 2 (1.72%) Lucene
3 1 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.86%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (3.45%) Cyber Defence
3 4 (3.45%) Cybercrime
3 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.59%) iPad
4 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) Clustering
5 2 (1.72%) CMDB
6 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.86%) PKI
6 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.62%) Windows
2 6 (5.17%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.31%) Linux
4 3 (2.59%) Unix
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) Solaris
6 1 (0.86%) VMS
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.24%) Digital Forensics
1 20 (17.24%) e-Disclosure
1 20 (17.24%) Project Management
2 19 (16.38%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
3 16 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (12.07%) Business Development
5 13 (11.21%) Incident Management
6 12 (10.34%) Analytics
6 12 (10.34%) Information Security
7 10 (8.62%) Document Management
8 9 (7.76%) Data Analytics
8 9 (7.76%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.03%) Presales
9 7 (6.03%) Security Operations
10 6 (5.17%) Computer Forensics
10 6 (5.17%) Forensic Accounting
10 6 (5.17%) Service Management
11 5 (4.31%) Change Control
11 5 (4.31%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.69%) SQL
2 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.45%) Perl
4 3 (2.59%) Java
5 2 (1.72%) C++
5 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.72%) VB
6 1 (0.86%) C#
6 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.86%) Ruby
6 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (26.72%) Degree
2 22 (18.97%) CISSP
3 9 (7.76%) CISM
4 7 (6.03%) CISA
4 7 (6.03%) Master's Degree
5 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.45%) MCSE
6 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.72%) CCNA
7 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.72%) GCIA
7 2 (1.72%) GCIH
7 2 (1.72%) GIAC
7 2 (1.72%) MCITP
7 2 (1.72%) MCP
7 2 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.72%) Novell Certification
7 2 (1.72%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) FATCA
2 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.86%) GDPR
3 1 (0.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.86%) PMO
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (18.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.45%) DFS Replication
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.45%) XenApp
3 4 (3.45%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (13.79%) EnCase
2 11 (9.48%) FTK
3 6 (5.17%) SCCM
4 5 (4.31%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 4 (3.45%) SCOM
5 4 (3.45%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.45%) XenMobile
6 3 (2.59%) CSIRT
6 3 (2.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.72%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.86%) Control-M
8 1 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.86%) Kibana
8 1 (0.86%) logstash
8 1 (0.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.21%) Nuix
3 6 (5.17%) VMware
4 5 (4.31%) Citrix
4 5 (4.31%) Symantec
5 4 (3.45%) AppSense
5 4 (3.45%) HP
6 3 (2.59%) Sun
6 3 (2.59%) Tableau
7 2 (1.72%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.72%) Clearswift
7 2 (1.72%) FireEye
7 2 (1.72%) McAfee
7 2 (1.72%) Postini
7 2 (1.72%) Proofpoint
7 2 (1.72%) Recommind
8 1 (0.86%) AlienVault
8 1 (0.86%) BMC
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle
8 1 (0.86%) Remedy