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

eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1089 1052 1180
Rank change year-on-year -37 +128 -10
Permanent jobs citing E-Discovery 109 166 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.088% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.098% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 85 147 106
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +3.29% +18.33%
10th Percentile £43,600 £36,850 £29,875
90th Percentile £81,250 £83,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +38.89% -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 160296 168588 194039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.36% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126459 140088 159820
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £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 19 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 19 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 -13 109 £52,500 -4.55% 6
London -47 96 £52,500 -4.55% 5
UK excluding London +35 13 £62,500 +38.89% 1
North of England +2 6 £40,000 -23.38%
Midlands +39 5 - -
West Midlands +21 5 - -
Yorkshire +23 3 £32,500 -33.33%
North West -1 3 £62,500 +19.73%
South East +52 2 £75,000 +87.50% 1

For the 6 months to 19 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 54 (49.54%) Legal
2 34 (31.19%) Degree
3 33 (30.28%) Relativity
4 31 (28.44%) Law
4 31 (28.44%) Microsoft
5 28 (25.69%) Finance
6 26 (23.85%) Windows
7 25 (22.94%) SQL
8 24 (22.02%) Active Directory
9 22 (20.18%) Cybersecurity
10 21 (19.27%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 21 (19.27%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
10 21 (19.27%) EDRMS
10 21 (19.27%) Project Management
11 20 (18.35%) CISSP
12 19 (17.43%) e-Disclosure
13 18 (16.51%) Forensic Analysis
14 17 (15.60%) EnCase
15 15 (13.76%) FTK
15 15 (13.76%) Incident Management
16 14 (12.84%) Computer Forensics
16 14 (12.84%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (12.84%) Firewall
17 13 (11.93%) Information Security
17 13 (11.93%) Threat Detection
18 12 (11.01%) CSIRT
18 12 (11.01%) Windows Server
18 12 (11.01%) Vulnerability Management
18 12 (11.01%) Unix
19 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Excel

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 7 (6.42%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (5.50%) IIS
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.92%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.67%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (30.28%) Relativity
2 21 (19.27%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 3 (2.75%) Concordance
3 3 (2.75%) Ringtail
4 2 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.92%) DocuMatrix
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) Firewall
1 14 (12.84%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (10.09%) Network Security
3 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.83%) DHCP
4 2 (1.83%) DNS
4 2 (1.83%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.83%) SAN
4 2 (1.83%) VSAN
5 1 (0.92%) DKIM
5 1 (0.92%) DMARC
5 1 (0.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.27%) EDRMS
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.67%) MS Access
4 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.75%) Spotfire
5 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (49.54%) Legal
2 31 (28.44%) Law
3 28 (25.69%) Finance
4 5 (4.59%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) Analyst
2 20 (18.35%) E-Discovery Manager
3 12 (11.01%) Consultant
3 12 (11.01%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) Incident Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) Senior Incident Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.17%) Security Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 9 (8.26%) IT Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) IT Security Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) E-Discovery Project Manager
8 7 (6.42%) Administrator
8 7 (6.42%) Forensic Consultant
8 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) E-Discovery Specialist
9 5 (4.59%) Forensic Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Development Manager
10 4 (3.67%) E-Discovery Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) Lucene
2 1 (0.92%) .NET
2 1 (0.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.26%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.50%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.67%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (3.67%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (3.67%) Cybercrime
6 3 (2.75%) CMDB
6 3 (2.75%) iPad
6 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.85%) Windows
2 12 (11.01%) Unix
2 12 (11.01%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.34%) Linux
4 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (19.27%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
2 21 (19.27%) Project Management
3 19 (17.43%) e-Disclosure
4 18 (16.51%) Forensic Analysis
5 15 (13.76%) Incident Management
6 14 (12.84%) Computer Forensics
7 13 (11.93%) Information Security
7 13 (11.93%) Threat Detection
8 12 (11.01%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (10.09%) Computer Security
9 11 (10.09%) Digital Forensics
10 10 (9.17%) Business Development
10 10 (9.17%) Document Management
10 10 (9.17%) Service Delivery
11 9 (8.26%) Capacity Management
11 9 (8.26%) People Management
11 9 (8.26%) Proactive Monitoring
12 8 (7.34%) Analytics
12 8 (7.34%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.94%) SQL
2 10 (9.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.83%) C
3 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.92%) C#
4 1 (0.92%) Java
4 1 (0.92%) Perl
4 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (31.19%) Degree
2 20 (18.35%) CISSP
3 11 (10.09%) CISM
3 11 (10.09%) GCIA
3 11 (10.09%) GCIH
3 11 (10.09%) GIAC
3 11 (10.09%) Network+ Certification
3 11 (10.09%) Novell Certification
3 11 (10.09%) SANS
4 6 (5.50%) Master's Degree
4 6 (5.50%) MCSE
4 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.67%) CCNA
5 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.67%) GCFA
5 4 (3.67%) GCFE
5 4 (3.67%) MCP
5 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) FATCA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.83%) NIST 800
2 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.92%) GDPR
3 1 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.92%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (22.02%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.09%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.26%) DFS Replication
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (8.26%) XenApp
3 9 (8.26%) XenDesktop
4 7 (6.42%) Xen
5 3 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) EnCase
2 15 (13.76%) FTK
3 12 (11.01%) CSIRT
4 11 (10.09%) SCCM
5 9 (8.26%) SCOM
5 9 (8.26%) SCOrch
5 9 (8.26%) XenMobile
6 8 (7.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (4.59%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 5 (4.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (3.67%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.83%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 31 (28.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.09%) VMware
3 10 (9.17%) Citrix
4 9 (8.26%) AppSense
4 9 (8.26%) HP
4 9 (8.26%) Nuix
5 8 (7.34%) Sun
6 7 (6.42%) Symantec
7 4 (3.67%) Cellebrite
7 4 (3.67%) Postini
8 3 (2.75%) Tableau
9 2 (1.83%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.83%) BMC
9 2 (1.83%) Clearswift
9 2 (1.83%) FireEye
9 2 (1.83%) McAfee
9 2 (1.83%) Proofpoint
9 2 (1.83%) Remedy
10 1 (0.92%) Recommind