The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 816 784 832
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +48
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 63 50 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.051% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.063% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 32
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
Computer Forensics
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87621 79888 86640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.22% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70650 66239 73920
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in England

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

Computer Forensics Salary Trend in England

Computer Forensics
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Computer Forensics Salary Histogram in England

Computer Forensics
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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 -5 43 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South East -23 9 £42,500 +41.66%
South West -14 8 £31,500 -45.21%
West Midlands -26 2 £41,000 +13.88%
Yorkshire -37 1 £26,000 -
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 42 (31.58%) E-Discovery
2 41 (30.83%) Degree
3 37 (27.82%) Linux
4 36 (27.07%) Windows
5 35 (26.32%) Law
5 35 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
6 33 (24.81%) Security Cleared
6 33 (24.81%) Information Security
7 30 (22.56%) Legal
8 28 (21.05%) Digital Forensics
9 27 (20.30%) C++
10 26 (19.55%) GIAC
11 25 (18.80%) SQL
12 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
12 24 (18.05%) Finance
13 23 (17.29%) Management Information System
14 21 (15.79%) SIEM
14 21 (15.79%) Computer Science
15 20 (15.04%) CEH
15 20 (15.04%) TCP/IP
16 19 (14.29%) EDRMS
16 19 (14.29%) Java
16 19 (14.29%) C#
17 17 (12.78%) Python
17 17 (12.78%) Cyber Security
18 16 (12.03%) Analytics
18 16 (12.03%) LexisNexis
18 16 (12.03%) Internet
19 15 (11.28%) GCIH
19 15 (11.28%) Ethical Hacking

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 13 (9.77%) SAS
2 8 (6.02%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.26%) IBM Notes
4 6 (4.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.75%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.75%) GroupWise
Applications
1 13 (9.77%) SPSS
2 12 (9.02%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.01%) MS Office
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.04%) TCP/IP
2 16 (12.03%) Internet
3 15 (11.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (10.53%) Wireshark
5 12 (9.02%) tcpdump
6 11 (8.27%) LAN
6 11 (8.27%) WAN
6 11 (8.27%) Firewall
7 10 (7.52%) DNS
8 8 (6.02%) LDAP
8 8 (6.02%) SMTP
8 8 (6.02%) HTTP
8 8 (6.02%) Network Security
9 7 (5.26%) FTP
10 6 (4.51%) VPN
11 5 (3.76%) SSL
12 2 (1.50%) Wireless
13 1 (0.75%) Intranet
13 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.29%) EDRMS
2 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (26.32%) Law
2 30 (22.56%) Legal
3 24 (18.05%) Finance
4 9 (6.77%) Military
5 8 (6.02%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.76%) Marketing
6 5 (3.76%) Banking
6 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.76%) Advertising
7 4 (3.01%) Electronics
8 3 (2.26%) Arabic Language
9 2 (1.50%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.75%) German Language
10 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (27.07%) Analyst
2 19 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 18 (13.53%) Consultant
4 15 (11.28%) Forensic Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) Graduate
6 8 (6.02%) Security Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.26%) Developer
8 6 (4.51%) Security Manager
9 5 (3.76%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Graduate Programmer
9 5 (3.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Programmer
9 5 (3.76%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.01%) Support Consultant
10 4 (3.01%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (3.01%) Operations Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Operations Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (5.26%) jQuery
2 7 (5.26%) HTML5
2 7 (5.26%) .NET
2 7 (5.26%) HTML
3 4 (3.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.29%) Management Information System
2 21 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.77%) PKI
5 5 (3.76%) Social Network
6 3 (2.26%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.50%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.50%) SCADA
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.75%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.75%) Firmware
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.82%) Linux
2 36 (27.07%) Windows
3 9 (6.77%) Solaris
4 6 (4.51%) UNIX
5 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.58%) E-Discovery
2 35 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
3 33 (24.81%) Information Security
4 28 (21.05%) Digital Forensics
5 21 (15.79%) SIEM
6 17 (12.78%) Cyber Security
7 16 (12.03%) Analytics
8 15 (11.28%) Ethical Hacking
9 13 (9.77%) Incident Management
9 13 (9.77%) Data Analytics
10 12 (9.02%) Change Control
11 11 (8.27%) Reverse Engineering
11 11 (8.27%) Security Testing
12 10 (7.52%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (6.77%) Time Management
14 8 (6.02%) Business Development
14 8 (6.02%) Software Engineering
15 7 (5.26%) Information Assurance
15 7 (5.26%) Computer Security
15 7 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.30%) C++
2 25 (18.80%) SQL
3 19 (14.29%) Java
3 19 (14.29%) C#
4 17 (12.78%) Python
5 13 (9.77%) R
5 13 (9.77%) C
6 12 (9.02%) Ruby
7 7 (5.26%) Assembly Language
8 6 (4.51%) Perl
9 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.50%) VB
11 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (30.83%) Degree
2 33 (24.81%) Security Cleared
3 26 (19.55%) GIAC
4 20 (15.04%) CEH
5 15 (11.28%) GCIH
5 15 (11.28%) SC Cleared
6 13 (9.77%) CISSP
7 12 (9.02%) DV Cleared
8 9 (6.77%) EnCE
9 8 (6.02%) CISM
10 6 (4.51%) GCFA
11 4 (3.01%) GCIA
12 3 (2.26%) PhD
12 3 (2.26%) CISA
13 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.50%) OSCP
14 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.75%) GPEN
14 1 (0.75%) GISP
14 1 (0.75%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (9.77%) Snort
2 10 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.77%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.02%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.03%) LexisNexis
3 11 (8.27%) Sourcefire
4 10 (7.52%) VMware
5 7 (5.26%) Lotus
6 4 (3.01%) Apple
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle
7 3 (2.26%) Sybase
8 1 (0.75%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.75%) LogLogic
8 1 (0.75%) Tableau
8 1 (0.75%) JBoss
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