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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 858 871 869
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.007% 0.019% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £60,000 £33,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.10% -18.29%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +2.43%
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
28718 26939 31135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.20% 26.56% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22868 22207 26173
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 22 October 2014. 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
Yorkshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
CHFI
UK

CHFI
Top 20 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) CCNA
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
1 8 (80.00%) CEH
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Security Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Risk Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Security Risk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNA
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
1 8 (80.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001