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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 131 117 117
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.10% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.13% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Average salary £45,000 £51,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+11.73% +49.16%
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
1678 1508 1489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.66% 78.66% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1332 1292
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 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%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SSCP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) GIAC
1 4 (100.00%) GCFA
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) CISA
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) CRISC
2 3 (75.00%) ISACA
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Security Specialist
1 3 (75.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) GIAC
1 4 (100.00%) GCFA
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SSCP
2 3 (75.00%) CISA
2 3 (75.00%) CRISC
2 3 (75.00%) ISACA
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago