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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 858 894 844
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -50
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 22 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.080% 0.017% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 8
Average salary £51,250 £51,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.48% +24.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £51,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,375 £51,500 £52,950
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 - -
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
27606 29471 27572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.08% 27.06% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22181 23213 22464
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
London +35 15 £55,000 +6.79%
South East - 7 £32,500 -
CHFI
UK

CHFI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 33 (86.84%) CISSP
2 24 (63.16%) Information Security
3 23 (60.53%) SIEM
4 19 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 19 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (44.74%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (42.11%) Degree
6 16 (42.11%) Firewall
6 16 (42.11%) ITIL
7 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (34.21%) PCI DSS
7 13 (34.21%) Finance
7 13 (34.21%) CEH
8 12 (31.58%) Security Testing
8 12 (31.58%) CCNA
8 12 (31.58%) Security Architecture
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (28.95%) Incident Management
10 10 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (26.32%) SSCP
10 10 (26.32%) Windows
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
11 9 (23.68%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (21.05%) Coaching
12 8 (21.05%) Cyber Security
12 8 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
13 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
13 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity
13 7 (18.42%) Information Management
13 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Security Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) IT Security Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) Risk Analyst
5 9 (23.68%) IT Risk Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Security Officer
6 5 (13.16%) Information Security Officer
6 5 (13.16%) IT Security Officer
7 4 (10.53%) IT Security Specialist
7 4 (10.53%) Security Specialist
8 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) IT Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Architect
8 3 (7.89%) IT Security Architect
9 2 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Administrator
9 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
10 1 (2.63%) Technical Security Consultant
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Information Security
2 23 (60.53%) SIEM
3 19 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 17 (44.74%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (42.11%) ITIL
6 12 (31.58%) Security Testing
6 12 (31.58%) Security Architecture
7 11 (28.95%) Incident Management
8 10 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (23.68%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (21.05%) Coaching
10 8 (21.05%) Cyber Security
10 8 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (18.42%) Data Security
11 7 (18.42%) Information Management
11 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
11 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity
12 5 (13.16%) Computer Forensics
12 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) C
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (86.84%) CISSP
2 16 (42.11%) Degree
3 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (34.21%) CEH
4 12 (31.58%) CCNA
5 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (26.32%) SSCP
7 3 (7.89%) CCIE
8 2 (5.26%) CCNP
8 2 (5.26%) MCP
8 2 (5.26%) MCSE
8 2 (5.26%) MCSA
8 2 (5.26%) GIAC
8 2 (5.26%) GPEN
8 2 (5.26%) OSCP
9 1 (2.63%) GREM
9 1 (2.63%) GCIH
9 1 (2.63%) GCFA
9 1 (2.63%) CISA
9 1 (2.63%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (34.21%) PCI DSS
3 7 (18.42%) COBIT
4 1 (2.63%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) IBM