The table below looks at the statistics for Digital 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 Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 212 - 219
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.060% - 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% - 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £57,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
Digital 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
4069 4126 3826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.91% 75.58% 73.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2963 2942 2954
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Digital Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Digital Forensics Salary Trend in Berkshire

Digital 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 Digital Forensics within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 - 3 £57,500 -
Digital Forensics
South East

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (25.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) FISMA
2 1 (25.00%) GPG13
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk
1 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec