The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 116 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 5 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.28% 0.62% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.75% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -36.58%
Computer Forensics
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1497 1339 1254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.39% 83.32% 78.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 1167 1087
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Computer Forensics Salary Trend in Bristol

Computer Forensics
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Social Network
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) GCIA
3 1 (16.67%) GCIH
3 1 (16.67%) GCFA
3 1 (16.67%) Snort
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
3 1 (16.67%) LogLogic
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) EnCE
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Graduate
1 5 (83.33%) Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) Graduate Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) EnCE
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) GCIA
2 1 (16.67%) GCIH
2 1 (16.67%) GCFA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
1 1 (16.67%) LogLogic