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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 119 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.055% 0.13% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.17% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £50,500 £39,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.48% +0.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.25%
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
1447 1182 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.99% 78.02% 71.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1017 1012
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 30 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Security
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) GCFA
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) OSCP
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SSCP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Compliance Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) GCFA
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) OSCP
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) SSCP
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC