The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 126 121 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.19% 0.053% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.067% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £57,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +41.97%
Computer Forensics
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1711 1502 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.86% 79.89% 73.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1329 1065
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Computer Forensics Salary Trend in Birmingham

Computer Forensics
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Security
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) SSCP
4 1 (20.00%) GIAC
4 1 (20.00%) GCFA
4 1 (20.00%) CEH
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) OSCP
4 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Compliance Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Information Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Compliance Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Security
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) OSCP
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) SSCP
2 1 (20.00%) GIAC
2 1 (20.00%) GCFA
2 1 (20.00%) CEH