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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 308 322 325
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 12 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.034% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.041% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 11
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £108,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Computer Forensics
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9438 9707 10189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.96% 82.09% 80.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7873 8476 9301
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Computer Forensics Salary Trend in the City of London

Computer Forensics
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Computer Forensics Salary Histogram in the City of London

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 14 (60.87%) E-Discovery
2 12 (52.17%) Legal
3 11 (47.83%) Degree
4 10 (43.48%) Law
5 8 (34.78%) Linux
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Business Development
6 6 (26.09%) Digital Forensics
7 5 (21.74%) EnCE
7 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
7 5 (21.74%) Marketing
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) UNIX
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Apple
8 4 (17.39%) Banking
9 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (13.04%) Network Security
9 3 (13.04%) GCIH
9 3 (13.04%) Workflow
9 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
9 3 (13.04%) GIAC
9 3 (13.04%) Information Security
9 3 (13.04%) CISSP
9 3 (13.04%) EDRMS
10 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
10 2 (8.70%) Python
10 2 (8.70%) CISM
10 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) EDRMS
General
1 12 (52.17%) Legal
2 10 (43.48%) Law
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Marketing
5 4 (17.39%) Banking
6 2 (8.70%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (8.70%) Arabic Language
7 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Forensic Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
4 3 (13.04%) e-Discovery Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Development Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) SCADA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) E-Discovery
2 6 (26.09%) Business Development
2 6 (26.09%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
4 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.04%) Workflow
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) People Management
5 2 (8.70%) Computer Security
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) EnCE
3 3 (13.04%) CISSP
3 3 (13.04%) GIAC
3 3 (13.04%) GCIH
4 2 (8.70%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) GCFA
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CISA
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSD
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) Tableau
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus