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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank 270 309 342
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 2 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.028% 0.076% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.087% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 10
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,700 £80,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -8.23%
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
6310 9169 10705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.71% 87.38% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5667 7700 8942
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Finance
1 16 (94.12%) EnCase
2 15 (88.24%) E-Discovery
3 14 (82.35%) Windows
4 13 (76.47%) Law
4 13 (76.47%) FTK
5 12 (70.59%) Data Protection
5 12 (70.59%) Lotus
5 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2000
5 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (70.59%) Management Information System
5 12 (70.59%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (70.59%) Linux
5 12 (70.59%) IBM Notes
5 12 (70.59%) MS Access
5 12 (70.59%) C++
5 12 (70.59%) Java
5 12 (70.59%) SQL
5 12 (70.59%) VBScript
5 12 (70.59%) VB
5 12 (70.59%) MS Office
5 12 (70.59%) Unix
5 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
5 12 (70.59%) SAS
5 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
5 12 (70.59%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.76%) E-Disclosure

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2000
1 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 12 (70.59%) IBM Notes
1 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
1 12 (70.59%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MS Access
General
1 16 (94.12%) Finance
2 13 (76.47%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Forensic Investigator
2 2 (11.76%) Security Investigator
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Forensic Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Forensic Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Data Protection Act
1 12 (70.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) E-Discovery
2 12 (70.59%) Data Protection
2 12 (70.59%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) E-Disclosure
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C++
1 12 (70.59%) Java
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
1 12 (70.59%) VB
1 12 (70.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (94.12%) EnCase
2 13 (76.47%) FTK
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Lotus
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) VMware