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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank 263 303 348
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +45
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 3 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.047% 0.12% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.13% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 9
Median salary £110,000 £41,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+165.06% -12.63%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.14%
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
5671 9099 11184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.76% 87.81% 86.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5166 7772 9325
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median 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

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Computer Forensics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Forensics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 8 (80.00%) EnCase
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) E-Discovery
4 5 (50.00%) FTK
4 5 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) VB
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) Lotus
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) SAS
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) VBScript
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) IBM Notes
5 4 (40.00%) MS Access
5 4 (40.00%) Law
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (40.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Relativity
1 1 (10.00%) Ringtail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Forensic Investigator
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensic Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Forensic Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Forensic Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Security Investigator
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) E-Discovery
2 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) e-Disclosure
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C++
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) VB
2 4 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) EnCase
2 5 (50.00%) FTK
3 2 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Lotus
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft