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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 212 - 226
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.059% - 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% - 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £82,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £33,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+37.31% -5.63%
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
4127 4578 4230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.18% 78.18% 77.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3129 3072 3206
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Computer Forensics Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Computer Forensics
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 £78,750 -
Bracknell - 1 £82,500 -
Computer Forensics
South East

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) CISSP
1 5 (83.33%) CISM
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) GPEN
3 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (50.00%) GREM
3 3 (50.00%) EnCE
3 3 (50.00%) GCIH
3 3 (50.00%) GCFA
3 3 (50.00%) GIAC
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Military
4 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Python

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 3 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISM
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) GPEN
3 3 (50.00%) GREM
3 3 (50.00%) EnCE
3 3 (50.00%) GIAC
3 3 (50.00%) GCIH
3 3 (50.00%) GCFA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (33.33%) HIPAA