Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1076 1069 1167
Rank change year-on-year -7 +98 -6
Permanent jobs citing E-Discovery 113 168 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.089% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.099% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 87 149 110
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £42,800 £36,250 £30,775
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +13.89% -12.62% +14.44%

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 161952 169683 193148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127936 140934 159138
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 £79,350 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -15 113 £52,500 - 5
London -43 99 £52,500 -4.55% 3
UK excluding London +40 14 £51,250 +13.89% 2
Midlands +29 6 £26,500 -
West Midlands +20 6 £26,500 -
North of England +9 6 £40,000 -23.38% 1
Yorkshire +27 3 £32,500 -33.33%
North West -14 3 £62,500 +19.73% 1
South East +30 2 £75,000 +87.50% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 57 (50.44%) Legal
2 40 (35.40%) Degree
3 36 (31.86%) Relativity
4 35 (30.97%) Microsoft
5 32 (28.32%) Law
6 30 (26.55%) SQL
7 27 (23.89%) Finance
8 26 (23.01%) Windows
9 24 (21.24%) Active Directory
10 22 (19.47%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (18.58%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
11 21 (18.58%) EDRMS
11 21 (18.58%) Project Management
12 20 (17.70%) Veritas eDiscovery
13 19 (16.81%) e-Disclosure
13 19 (16.81%) CISSP
14 18 (15.93%) Forensic Analysis
15 17 (15.04%) EnCase
16 16 (14.16%) Computer Forensics
17 15 (13.27%) Incident Management
17 15 (13.27%) FTK
18 14 (12.39%) Digital Forensics
18 14 (12.39%) Intrusion Detection
18 14 (12.39%) Firewall
19 13 (11.50%) Information Security
19 13 (11.50%) Computer Science
19 13 (11.50%) Threat Detection
20 12 (10.62%) CSIRT
20 12 (10.62%) Vulnerability Management
20 12 (10.62%) Windows Server

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 9 (7.96%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (6.19%) IIS
3 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.54%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (31.86%) Relativity
2 20 (17.70%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 6 (5.31%) Concordance
3 6 (5.31%) Ringtail
4 2 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.88%) DocuMatrix
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.39%) Firewall
1 14 (12.39%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (9.73%) Network Security
3 9 (7.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.77%) DHCP
4 2 (1.77%) DNS
4 2 (1.77%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.77%) SAN
4 2 (1.77%) VSAN
5 1 (0.88%) DKIM
5 1 (0.88%) DMARC
5 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) EDRMS
2 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.54%) MS Access
5 3 (2.65%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (50.44%) Legal
2 32 (28.32%) Law
3 27 (23.89%) Finance
4 5 (4.42%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (26.55%) Analyst
2 21 (18.58%) E-Discovery Manager
3 13 (11.50%) Consultant
4 12 (10.62%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) Incident Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 9 (7.96%) Security Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) E-Discovery Project Manager
8 8 (7.08%) IT Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) IT Security Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) Administrator
9 7 (6.19%) Forensic Consultant
9 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Business Development Manager
10 6 (5.31%) Business Manager
10 6 (5.31%) Development Manager
11 5 (4.42%) Digital Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) E-Discovery Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) Lucene
2 1 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.96%) Blackberry
4 7 (6.19%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.54%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (3.54%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (3.54%) Cybercrime
6 3 (2.65%) CMDB
6 3 (2.65%) iPad
6 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.77%) Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.01%) Windows
2 12 (10.62%) Unix
2 12 (10.62%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.08%) Linux
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.47%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (18.58%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
2 21 (18.58%) Project Management
3 19 (16.81%) e-Disclosure
4 18 (15.93%) Forensic Analysis
5 16 (14.16%) Computer Forensics
6 15 (13.27%) Incident Management
7 14 (12.39%) Digital Forensics
8 13 (11.50%) Information Security
8 13 (11.50%) Threat Detection
9 12 (10.62%) Business Development
9 12 (10.62%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (9.73%) Computer Security
11 10 (8.85%) Document Management
11 10 (8.85%) People Management
11 10 (8.85%) Service Delivery
12 9 (7.96%) Capacity Management
12 9 (7.96%) CRM
12 9 (7.96%) Proactive Monitoring
13 8 (7.08%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.55%) SQL
2 10 (8.85%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.65%) C#
4 3 (2.65%) VBA
5 2 (1.77%) C
5 2 (1.77%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (35.40%) Degree
2 19 (16.81%) CISSP
3 11 (9.73%) CISM
3 11 (9.73%) GCIA
3 11 (9.73%) GCIH
3 11 (9.73%) GIAC
3 11 (9.73%) Network+ Certification
3 11 (9.73%) Novell Certification
3 11 (9.73%) SANS
4 7 (6.19%) MCSE
4 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.31%) Master's Degree
5 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.42%) CCNA
6 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.42%) MCP
7 4 (3.54%) GCFA
7 4 (3.54%) GCFE
7 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) FATCA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.77%) NIST 800
2 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.88%) PMO
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 24 (21.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.73%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.96%) DFS Replication
3 9 (7.96%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (7.96%) XenApp
3 9 (7.96%) XenDesktop
4 7 (6.19%) Xen
5 3 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (15.04%) EnCase
2 15 (13.27%) FTK
3 12 (10.62%) CSIRT
4 11 (9.73%) SCCM
5 9 (7.96%) SCOM
5 9 (7.96%) SCOrch
5 9 (7.96%) XenMobile
6 8 (7.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (5.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (4.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 5 (4.42%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.77%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.77%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.77%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 35 (30.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.73%) VMware
3 10 (8.85%) Citrix
4 9 (7.96%) AppSense
4 9 (7.96%) HP
4 9 (7.96%) Nuix
5 8 (7.08%) Sun
5 8 (7.08%) Symantec
6 5 (4.42%) Postini
7 4 (3.54%) Cellebrite
8 3 (2.65%) Tableau
9 2 (1.77%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.77%) BMC
9 2 (1.77%) Clearswift
9 2 (1.77%) FireEye
9 2 (1.77%) McAfee
9 2 (1.77%) Proofpoint
9 2 (1.77%) Recommind
9 2 (1.77%) Remedy
10 1 (0.88%) Lotus