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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 293 319 320
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 10 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.077% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.092% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 4
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £80,000 £108,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £33,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+37.31% -5.63%
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
8221 9740 9773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 83.03% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7041 8088 8617
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 11 (57.89%) Legal
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Data Analysis
2 10 (52.63%) E-Discovery
2 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (47.37%) Data Extraction
3 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
3 9 (47.37%) Data Mining
3 9 (47.37%) Data Management
4 8 (42.11%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (31.58%) Cyber Security
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (31.58%) SAP
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) ERP
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (26.32%) Tableau
6 5 (26.32%) Information Security
7 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (21.05%) Malware Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.79%) CISM
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (15.79%) CISSP
8 3 (15.79%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
1 9 (47.37%) Data Mining
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (57.89%) Legal
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Data Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Security Manager
4 3 (15.79%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Information Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (47.37%) Data Extraction
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Data Analysis
1 10 (52.63%) E-Discovery
2 9 (47.37%) Data Management
3 8 (42.11%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (31.58%) Cyber Security
5 5 (26.32%) Information Security
5 5 (26.32%) ERP
6 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (21.05%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Project Management
9 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
9 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
9 1 (5.26%) Analytics
9 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CISM
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) GIAC
2 2 (10.53%) GCIH
3 1 (5.26%) GCFA
3 1 (5.26%) EnCE
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) GREM
3 1 (5.26%) CISA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 5 (26.32%) Tableau
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle