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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 307 324 323
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.065% 0.017% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.021% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Average salary £60,000 £57,750 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -27.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,950 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £67,550 £88,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +50.00%
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
8782 9616 9205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.56% 82.98% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7626 8204 8289
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,695 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 11 (55.00%) E-Discovery
2 10 (50.00%) Legal
2 10 (50.00%) Degree
3 8 (40.00%) Law
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Information Security
4 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (25.00%) UNIX
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) CISSP
5 5 (25.00%) CISA
5 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (25.00%) Workflow
5 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Network Security
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (20.00%) GIAC
6 4 (20.00%) GCIH
6 4 (20.00%) GCFA
6 4 (20.00%) Marketing
6 4 (20.00%) Business Development
6 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 3 (15.00%) Advertising
8 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (10.00%) SLA
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Apple
8 2 (10.00%) EDRMS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (50.00%) Legal
2 8 (40.00%) Law
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (20.00%) Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) Advertising
6 2 (10.00%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (10.00%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) e-Discovery Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Forensic Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Information Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) E-Discovery
2 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Workflow
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 4 (20.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Security
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) CISA
3 4 (20.00%) GIAC
3 4 (20.00%) GCIH
3 4 (20.00%) GCFA
4 2 (10.00%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (5.00%) Lotus