Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1062 1040 1116
Rank change year-on-year -22 +76 +55
Permanent jobs citing E-Discovery 121 145 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.084% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.093% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 91 105 131
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £44,375 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £89,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -40.91% +37.50% -11.11%

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 156,442 156,194 180,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.77% 90.63% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 125,751 127,200 150,466
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -33 120 £45,000 -18.18% 8
London -43 97 £47,500 -13.64% 5
UK excluding London -1 23 £32,500 -40.91% 3
North of England +32 18 £32,500 -31.58% 1
Yorkshire +27 15 £32,500 -31.58% 1
South East +3 4 £60,000 -2.04% 1
North West -2 3 £47,500 -
West Midlands +19 1 £32,500 -
Midlands +1 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 75 (61.98%) SQL
2 69 (57.02%) Legal
3 68 (56.20%) Relativity
4 58 (47.93%) Degree
5 54 (44.63%) Microsoft
6 47 (38.84%) Law
7 42 (34.71%) Ringtail
8 39 (32.23%) Windows
9 38 (31.40%) Concordance
10 34 (28.10%) Finance
11 32 (26.45%) Nuix
12 31 (25.62%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
12 31 (25.62%) EDRMS
13 28 (23.14%) MS Exchange
14 27 (22.31%) Veritas eDiscovery
15 26 (21.49%) Active Directory
15 26 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (20.66%) Relational Database
17 22 (18.18%) Analytics
17 22 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
18 21 (17.36%) Computer Science
18 21 (17.36%) Data Analysis
18 21 (17.36%) Project Management
18 21 (17.36%) .NET
18 21 (17.36%) Windows Server
18 21 (17.36%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Excel
19 20 (16.53%) Computer Forensics
20 18 (14.88%) C++
21 17 (14.05%) SQL 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 28 (23.14%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.57%) IBM Notes
3 13 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (10.74%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.26%) IIS
5 3 (2.48%) CMS
6 2 (1.65%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.65%) nginx
6 2 (1.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 68 (56.20%) Relativity
2 42 (34.71%) Ringtail
3 38 (31.40%) Concordance
4 27 (22.31%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 5 (4.13%) DocuMatrix
6 3 (2.48%) CaseMap
6 3 (2.48%) LexisNexis TimeMap
6 3 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.26%) Office 365
3 5 (4.13%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.65%) Route 53
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) Internet
2 7 (5.79%) SMTP
3 5 (4.13%) LAN
4 4 (3.31%) Firewall
4 4 (3.31%) WAN
5 2 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.65%) Skype
5 2 (1.65%) VPN
5 2 (1.65%) WebEx
6 1 (0.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.62%) EDRMS
2 25 (20.66%) Relational Database
3 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.26%) MS Access
5 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.13%) Big Data
7 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Hudson
4 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 69 (57.02%) Legal
2 47 (38.84%) Law
3 34 (28.10%) Finance
4 8 (6.61%) Banking
5 6 (4.96%) Marketing
6 5 (4.13%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.48%) Billing
7 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (29.75%) Consultant
2 26 (21.49%) E-Discovery Consultant
3 12 (9.92%) Analyst
4 11 (9.09%) Exchange Support
4 11 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 11 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) Support Specialist
5 10 (8.26%) Applications Support
6 9 (7.44%) Graduate
6 9 (7.44%) Graduate Consultant
7 8 (6.61%) E-Discovery Director
7 8 (6.61%) Exchange Specialist
8 6 (4.96%) Administrator
8 6 (4.96%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Applications Support Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) E-Discovery Manager
8 6 (4.96%) Messaging Support
8 6 (4.96%) Support Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) Litigation Support
9 5 (4.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.36%) .NET
2 11 (9.09%) Web Services
3 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.65%) Kafka
5 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.83%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (17.36%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.57%) Data Centre
4 10 (8.26%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.79%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.48%) CMDB
6 3 (2.48%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.65%) Life Science
7 2 (1.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.23%) Windows
2 21 (17.36%) Windows Server
3 13 (10.74%) Linux
4 9 (7.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.62%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
2 22 (18.18%) Analytics
2 22 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
3 21 (17.36%) Data Analysis
3 21 (17.36%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (17.36%) Project Management
4 20 (16.53%) Computer Forensics
5 16 (13.22%) e-Disclosure
5 16 (13.22%) Process Improvement
6 12 (9.92%) Data Conversion
6 12 (9.92%) Mathematics
7 10 (8.26%) Data Analytics
7 10 (8.26%) Migration
8 9 (7.44%) Data Centre Operations
8 9 (7.44%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (7.44%) Operations Research
8 9 (7.44%) Risk Management
8 9 (7.44%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (6.61%) Business Development
9 8 (6.61%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (61.98%) SQL
2 18 (14.88%) C++
3 15 (12.40%) T-SQL
4 11 (9.09%) Java
4 11 (9.09%) Perl
4 11 (9.09%) VB
5 10 (8.26%) C#
6 9 (7.44%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.31%) C
8 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (47.93%) Degree
2 12 (9.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.31%) CISA
3 4 (3.31%) CISM
3 4 (3.31%) CISSP
4 3 (2.48%) CRISC
4 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) QA
2 6 (4.96%) GDPR
3 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.65%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.83%) COBIT
5 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (21.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.79%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.65%) LXC
Systems Management
1 17 (14.05%) FTK
2 16 (13.22%) EnCase
3 5 (4.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.65%) Ansible
4 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.65%) Puppet
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.83%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 54 (44.63%) Microsoft
2 32 (26.45%) Nuix
3 14 (11.57%) Lotus
4 12 (9.92%) Tableau
5 9 (7.44%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.79%) VMware
7 6 (4.96%) Recommind
7 6 (4.96%) Symantec
8 5 (4.13%) Apple
8 5 (4.13%) Cisco
9 4 (3.31%) Cellebrite
10 3 (2.48%) BMC
10 3 (2.48%) Remedy
11 2 (1.65%) Cognizant
11 2 (1.65%) Google
11 2 (1.65%) IBM
11 2 (1.65%) OneTrust
12 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.83%) dtSearch
12 1 (0.83%) McAfee