The table below looks at the statistics for CHFI in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CHFI over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 867 890 862
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -28
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 16 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.020% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 8
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
CHFI
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28267 30447 29309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.39% 27.21% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22284 24566 23908
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CHFI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CHFI across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CHFI Jobs Demand Trend in England

CHFI
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CHFI across the England region.

CHFI Salary Trend in England

CHFI
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CHFI across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

CHFI Salary Histogram in England

CHFI
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CHFI within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -14 7 £55,000 +22.22%
Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
South East - 4 £65,000 -
CHFI
UK

CHFI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing CHFI 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 CHFI.

1 35 (87.50%) SIEM
2 32 (80.00%) CISSP
3 25 (62.50%) ITIL
3 25 (62.50%) Firewall
4 24 (60.00%) Information Security
5 23 (57.50%) PRINCE2
6 20 (50.00%) MCP
6 20 (50.00%) MCSA
6 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (42.50%) PCI DSS
8 15 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (35.00%) Security Testing
9 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (30.00%) Degree
10 12 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
11 11 (27.50%) Cyber Security
12 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
12 10 (25.00%) Windows
12 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
13 9 (22.50%) Security Management
13 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 8 (20.00%) C
14 8 (20.00%) Application Packaging
14 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
15 7 (17.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing CHFI 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 CHFI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.50%) Network Security
4 2 (5.00%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Military
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Operations Manager
1 12 (30.00%) Security Manager
1 12 (30.00%) Security Operations Manager
2 8 (20.00%) IT Security Officer
2 8 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 8 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 8 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) IT Operations Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 4 (10.00%) Security Specialist
6 4 (10.00%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 3 (7.50%) IT Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.50%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (5.00%) IT Security Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) SIEM
2 25 (62.50%) ITIL
3 24 (60.00%) Information Security
4 23 (57.50%) PRINCE2
5 15 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (35.00%) Security Testing
7 12 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (27.50%) Cyber Security
9 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
10 9 (22.50%) Security Management
10 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (17.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
13 6 (15.00%) Computer Forensics
14 5 (12.50%) Coaching
15 4 (10.00%) Analytics
15 4 (10.00%) Data Security
16 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
16 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) C
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) Ruby
3 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.50%) Perl
3 3 (7.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) CISSP
2 20 (50.00%) MCP
2 20 (50.00%) MCSA
2 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (30.00%) Degree
4 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (17.50%) SSCP
6 5 (12.50%) CCNP
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (10.00%) CISM
7 4 (10.00%) CCIE
8 2 (5.00%) GPEN
8 2 (5.00%) OSCP
8 2 (5.00%) CEH
9 1 (2.50%) GCFA
9 1 (2.50%) CNA
9 1 (2.50%) CNE
9 1 (2.50%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) PCI DSS
2 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (10.00%) HIPAA
4 2 (5.00%) FISMA
5 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Nessus
1 2 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Sophos
3 2 (5.00%) Imperva
3 2 (5.00%) Splunk