The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 121 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.10% 0.099% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £37,000 £38,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £30,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -41.46%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1500 1571 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.18% 77.89% 71.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1383 1065
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Computer Forensics
West Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Computer Forensics Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) GCIH
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) CGEIT
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) GCIH
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CGEIT
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Birmingham
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
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