The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 219 235 222
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.017% 0.033% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.043% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £66,000 £55,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £60,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +46.34%
Computer Forensics
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4663 4646 4138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.89% 77.74% 77.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3126 3490 3331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Military
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware