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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 207 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
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
4026 4280 4143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.62% 76.99% 75.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 2911 3223
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 £57,500 -
Digital Forensics
South East

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (80.00%) Malware Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Taxonomies
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Economics
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Security Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Taxonomies
2 2 (40.00%) Economics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (80.00%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk
1 1 (20.00%) ArcSight