The first table below looks at the demand for Computer Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 223 220 227
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.051% 0.056% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.078% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £70,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +24.26%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4388 3860 4442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.59% 72.52% 71.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 2900 3789
Average salary £48,500 £45,600 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.35% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Computer Forensics
South East

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the Berkshire region.

Computer Forensics Salary Trend in Berkshire

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Computer Forensics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Forensics.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Military
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) OWASP
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Computer Forensics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Forensics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) TACACS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) OWASP
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper