Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1067 1000 1162
Rank change year-on-year -67 +162 +32
Permanent jobs citing E-Discovery 114 174 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.100% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.11% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 79 135 120
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -2.65% +25.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £41,250 £56,500
% change year-on-year -15.15% -26.99% +73.85%

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 156,488 156,273 187,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.87% 89.55% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 127,328 128,676 155,037
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 -40 114 £52,500 -4.55% 14
London -67 90 £54,500 -0.91% 11
UK excluding London +3 24 £35,000 -15.15% 3
North of England +15 11 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Yorkshire +17 8 £32,500 -18.75%
Midlands - 8 £26,500 - 1
West Midlands - 8 £26,500 - 1
South East +10 5 £75,000 +87.50%
North West +3 3 £62,500 +19.73% 2

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing E-Discovery 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 with a requirement for E-Discovery.

1 63 (55.26%) Legal
2 53 (46.49%) Degree
3 46 (40.35%) Microsoft
4 45 (39.47%) Relativity
5 44 (38.60%) SQL
6 35 (30.70%) Law
7 27 (23.68%) Finance
7 27 (23.68%) Windows
8 24 (21.05%) Project Management
9 23 (20.18%) EDRMS
9 23 (20.18%) Active Directory
9 23 (20.18%) Digital Forensics
9 23 (20.18%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
10 21 (18.42%) Computer Forensics
11 20 (17.54%) Firewall
11 20 (17.54%) Concordance
12 19 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (14.91%) PowerShell
13 17 (14.91%) Information Security
14 16 (14.04%) CISSP
14 16 (14.04%) Relational Database
14 16 (14.04%) Vulnerability Management
14 16 (14.04%) Ringtail
14 16 (14.04%) Forensic Analysis
15 15 (13.16%) CRM
15 15 (13.16%) T-SQL
15 15 (13.16%) CISM
16 14 (12.28%) MS Exchange
16 14 (12.28%) People Management
16 14 (12.28%) Intrusion Detection

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 14 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.51%) CMS
4 4 (3.51%) IIS
5 3 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (39.47%) Relativity
2 20 (17.54%) Concordance
3 16 (14.04%) Ringtail
4 7 (6.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 5 (4.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.54%) Firewall
2 14 (12.28%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (9.65%) Network Security
4 10 (8.77%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.14%) Internet
6 6 (5.26%) SMTP
7 3 (2.63%) Skype
8 2 (1.75%) LAN
8 2 (1.75%) WAN
9 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.88%) NAS
9 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.88%) SAN
9 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.18%) EDRMS
2 16 (14.04%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.63%) MS Access
5 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
1 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (55.26%) Legal
2 35 (30.70%) Law
3 27 (23.68%) Finance
4 3 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (21.93%) Analyst
2 21 (18.42%) Consultant
2 21 (18.42%) E-Discovery Manager
3 14 (12.28%) E-Discovery Consultant
4 13 (11.40%) Administrator
5 11 (9.65%) Incident Analyst
5 11 (9.65%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (9.65%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 10 (8.77%) E-Discovery Specialist
7 9 (7.89%) Business Development Manager
7 9 (7.89%) Business Manager
7 9 (7.89%) Development Manager
7 9 (7.89%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.14%) E-Discovery Project Manager
8 7 (6.14%) Exchange Specialist
8 7 (6.14%) Exchange Support
8 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 7 (6.14%) Support Specialist
9 6 (5.26%) Graduate Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.14%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.26%) e-Learning
5 5 (4.39%) CMDB
6 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) iPad
7 1 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Windows
2 12 (10.53%) Unix
3 11 (9.65%) Linux
4 9 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) Project Management
2 23 (20.18%) Digital Forensics
2 23 (20.18%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
3 21 (18.42%) Computer Forensics
4 19 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (14.91%) Information Security
6 16 (14.04%) Forensic Analysis
6 16 (14.04%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (13.16%) CRM
8 14 (12.28%) People Management
8 14 (12.28%) Threat Detection
9 12 (10.53%) Computer Security
10 11 (9.65%) Business Development
10 11 (9.65%) Data Privacy
10 11 (9.65%) e-Disclosure
10 11 (9.65%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.77%) Incident Management
11 10 (8.77%) Mathematics
11 10 (8.77%) Service Delivery
12 8 (7.02%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.60%) SQL
2 17 (14.91%) PowerShell
3 15 (13.16%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.14%) Java
5 6 (5.26%) C++
5 6 (5.26%) Perl
5 6 (5.26%) VB
6 4 (3.51%) C#
6 4 (3.51%) Python
7 3 (2.63%) VBA
8 2 (1.75%) C
9 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (46.49%) Degree
2 16 (14.04%) CISSP
3 15 (13.16%) CISM
4 11 (9.65%) GCIA
4 11 (9.65%) GCIH
4 11 (9.65%) GIAC
4 11 (9.65%) Network+ Certification
4 11 (9.65%) Novell Certification
4 11 (9.65%) SANS
5 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.51%) CCNA
6 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.51%) GCFA
6 4 (3.51%) GCFE
6 4 (3.51%) MCP
6 4 (3.51%) MCSE
6 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.75%) CISA
7 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.51%) GDPR
2 4 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.63%) QA
4 2 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.75%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.88%) COBIT
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (20.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.14%) DFS Replication
3 7 (6.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (6.14%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (6.14%) Xen
3 7 (6.14%) XenApp
3 7 (6.14%) XenDesktop
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.88%) Snort
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (11.40%) CSIRT
1 13 (11.40%) EnCase
2 12 (10.53%) FTK
3 8 (7.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (6.14%) SCCM
4 7 (6.14%) SCOM
4 7 (6.14%) SCOrch
4 7 (6.14%) XenMobile
5 4 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.75%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 46 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) VMware
3 8 (7.02%) Sun
4 7 (6.14%) Citrix
4 7 (6.14%) HP
4 7 (6.14%) Ivanti
4 7 (6.14%) Symantec
5 6 (5.26%) Nuix
6 5 (4.39%) BMC
6 5 (4.39%) Remedy
7 4 (3.51%) Cellebrite
7 4 (3.51%) Postini
7 4 (3.51%) Recommind
8 3 (2.63%) Apple
8 3 (2.63%) Lotus
8 3 (2.63%) McAfee
9 1 (0.88%) Palantir
9 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.88%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.88%) Splunk