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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Forensics
UK / England
Rank 769 832 892
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +60
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 44 67 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.072% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.082% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 27
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,850 £110,000 £69,600
UK excluding London median salary £49,759 £55,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +14.58%

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
69738 81869 84614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.16% 87.70% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 57894 68873 70362
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England 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 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +78 34 £57,500 -13.20% 3
East of England +24 4 £65,000 -
South West +6 3 - -
West Midlands 0 2 £49,759 +10.57%
North East - 1 £29,500 -
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 41 (48.81%) Degree
2 37 (44.05%) Information Security
3 30 (35.71%) Security Operations
4 29 (34.52%) EnCase
5 26 (30.95%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (29.76%) Security Operations Centre
7 24 (28.57%) Firewall
8 22 (26.19%) FTK
8 22 (26.19%) E-Discovery
8 22 (26.19%) SIEM
8 22 (26.19%) Network Security
8 22 (26.19%) CISSP
9 20 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (23.81%) Forensic Analysis
10 19 (22.62%) Risk Management
10 19 (22.62%) Linux
10 19 (22.62%) Digital Forensics
11 18 (21.43%) Malware Analysis
12 16 (19.05%) Python
12 16 (19.05%) Windows
13 15 (17.86%) Snort
13 15 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 15 (17.86%) Analytics
13 15 (17.86%) Cyber Intelligence
14 14 (16.67%) Splunk
14 14 (16.67%) ArcSight
14 14 (16.67%) CEH
14 14 (16.67%) Legal
15 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
15 13 (15.48%) Sourcefire

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 10 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.76%) Apache
2 4 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Relativity
2 3 (3.57%) Concordance
2 3 (3.57%) Ringtail
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.57%) Firewall
2 22 (26.19%) Network Security
3 9 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (8.33%) NetScreen
5 5 (5.95%) DNS
5 5 (5.95%) HTTP
6 4 (4.76%) HTTPS
6 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.76%) Wireless
7 3 (3.57%) LDAP
7 3 (3.57%) snoop
7 3 (3.57%) SSL
7 3 (3.57%) tcpdump
7 3 (3.57%) VPN
7 3 (3.57%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.38%) Internet
9 1 (1.19%) FTP
9 1 (1.19%) IPv4
9 1 (1.19%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) Big Data
2 4 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.76%) MS Access
3 3 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.38%) QlikView
4 2 (2.38%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.19%) Text Mining
General
1 14 (16.67%) Legal
2 4 (4.76%) Law
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Military
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) German Language
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Consultant
2 23 (27.38%) Forensic Consultant
3 15 (17.86%) Senior Consultant
4 14 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) Computer Forensics Consultant
5 10 (11.90%) Security Manager
6 9 (10.71%) Analyst
7 8 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Operational Security Manager
8 7 (8.33%) Operations Manager
8 7 (8.33%) Security Operations Manager
8 7 (8.33%) SOC Manager
9 6 (7.14%) Compliance Officer
9 6 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) Junior
9 6 (7.14%) Junior Consultant
9 6 (7.14%) Risk Officer
9 6 (7.14%) Security Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) SOC Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) ELK Stack
1 11 (13.10%) Regular Expression
2 4 (4.76%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) Security Operations Centre
2 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
4 9 (10.71%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (8.33%) Data Conversion
6 4 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (4.76%) Cybercrime
7 3 (3.57%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (3.57%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Linux
2 16 (19.05%) Windows
3 7 (8.33%) Unix
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) Information Security
2 30 (35.71%) Security Operations
3 26 (30.95%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (26.19%) E-Discovery
4 22 (26.19%) SIEM
5 20 (23.81%) Forensic Analysis
6 19 (22.62%) Digital Forensics
6 19 (22.62%) Risk Management
7 18 (21.43%) Malware Analysis
8 15 (17.86%) Analytics
8 15 (17.86%) Cyber Intelligence
8 15 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 13 (15.48%) Identity Access Management
10 12 (14.29%) ITIL
10 12 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (11.90%) Computer Security
11 10 (11.90%) Data Analysis
11 10 (11.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) Python
2 11 (13.10%) Bash Shell
2 11 (13.10%) Ruby
3 8 (9.52%) C++
3 8 (9.52%) Perl
3 8 (9.52%) SQL
4 7 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (3.57%) VB
6 2 (2.38%) R
7 1 (1.19%) C#
7 1 (1.19%) Lua
7 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (48.81%) Degree
2 22 (26.19%) CISSP
3 14 (16.67%) CEH
4 12 (14.29%) CISM
5 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
6 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
7 7 (8.33%) CISA
7 7 (8.33%) CREST Certified
8 6 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (7.14%) CGEIT
8 6 (7.14%) GCIH
9 4 (4.76%) GCIA
9 4 (4.76%) OSCP
9 4 (4.76%) SANS
10 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.57%) GSEC
11 1 (1.19%) CFCE
11 1 (1.19%) CHFI
11 1 (1.19%) EnCE
11 1 (1.19%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.14%) GPG13
3 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.38%) ISO27002
System Software
1 15 (17.86%) Snort
2 4 (4.76%) HDFS
3 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (34.52%) EnCase
2 22 (26.19%) FTK
3 12 (14.29%) QRadar
4 10 (11.90%) Kibana
4 10 (11.90%) logstash
5 9 (10.71%) CSIRT
6 7 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (8.33%) RSA enVision
7 4 (4.76%) Fluentd
7 4 (4.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (3.57%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (3.57%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 3 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (3.57%) WSUS
9 2 (2.38%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) ArcSight
1 14 (16.67%) Splunk
2 13 (15.48%) Sourcefire
3 12 (14.29%) AlienVault
3 12 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 11 (13.10%) Cisco
4 11 (13.10%) FireEye
4 11 (13.10%) Fortinet
4 11 (13.10%) Intel Security
4 11 (13.10%) Palo Alto
4 11 (13.10%) Sophos
4 11 (13.10%) TippingPoint
5 7 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.33%) Juniper
5 7 (8.33%) Nuix
6 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.57%) Forcepoint
7 3 (3.57%) Lotus
7 3 (3.57%) Symantec
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