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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 784 832 821
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 99 64 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.057% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.069% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 62 48 40
Average salary £45,000 £51,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.62% +71.66%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £44,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.93% +49.16%
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
86935 92744 83185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.38% 82.73% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 71876 75732 69236
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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 +72 58 £42,750 -25.65% 5
South West -9 22 £34,500 -34.90% 2
South East +16 12 £53,750 +14.36%
West Midlands -8 4 £45,000 -11.76% 1
East of England +7 2 £60,000 +60.00%
North West - 1 - - 1
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 59 (39.60%) Cyber Security
2 53 (35.57%) Degree
3 42 (28.19%) Information Security
3 42 (28.19%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (27.52%) Legal
5 36 (24.16%) Finance
5 36 (24.16%) E-Discovery
6 35 (23.49%) Management Information System
7 34 (22.82%) Linux
8 33 (22.15%) CISSP
9 31 (20.81%) C#
10 30 (20.13%) SIEM
10 30 (20.13%) Analytics
10 30 (20.13%) Cybercrime
11 29 (19.46%) SQL
11 29 (19.46%) Python
12 27 (18.12%) Data Mining
12 27 (18.12%) TCP/IP
12 27 (18.12%) SDLC
13 26 (17.45%) Java
13 26 (17.45%) Project Management
13 26 (17.45%) Penetration Testing
14 25 (16.78%) Information Management
14 25 (16.78%) Computer Science
14 25 (16.78%) C++
14 25 (16.78%) T-SQL
15 24 (16.11%) Firewall
16 23 (15.44%) Windows
16 23 (15.44%) Security Cleared
17 22 (14.77%) Risk Management

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 16 (10.74%) SAS
2 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.67%) IIS
3 1 (0.67%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (10.74%) SPSS
2 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.36%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (2.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.12%) TCP/IP
2 24 (16.11%) Firewall
3 16 (10.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (6.71%) Internet
5 8 (5.37%) Network Security
6 7 (4.70%) DNS
7 6 (4.03%) Wireshark
7 6 (4.03%) tcpdump
8 4 (2.68%) Wireless
8 4 (2.68%) HTTP
8 4 (2.68%) DHCP
9 3 (2.01%) FTP
9 3 (2.01%) LDAP
9 3 (2.01%) LAN
9 3 (2.01%) WAN
9 3 (2.01%) SMTP
9 3 (2.01%) SAN
9 3 (2.01%) NAS
10 1 (0.67%) SSL
10 1 (0.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.12%) Data Mining
2 16 (10.74%) Text Mining
3 10 (6.71%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.37%) OLAP
4 8 (5.37%) QlikView
5 6 (4.03%) MySQL
6 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
General
1 41 (27.52%) Legal
2 36 (24.16%) Finance
3 17 (11.41%) Marketing
4 11 (7.38%) Games
4 11 (7.38%) Banking
5 10 (6.71%) Law
6 9 (6.04%) Military
7 7 (4.70%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.68%) Electronics
9 1 (0.67%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 42 (28.19%) Analyst
2 24 (16.11%) Developer
3 20 (13.42%) Software Developer
4 15 (10.07%) Security Analyst
4 15 (10.07%) Security Manager
5 13 (8.72%) Software Engineer
6 10 (6.71%) Consultant
7 9 (6.04%) Data Analyst
8 8 (5.37%) Data Manager
8 8 (5.37%) Business Manager
8 8 (5.37%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 8 (5.37%) Forensic Analyst
8 8 (5.37%) Data Analytics Manager
9 7 (4.70%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (4.70%) Security Specialist
9 7 (4.70%) Information Manager
10 6 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.36%) Operations Manager
11 5 (3.36%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.42%) HTML
2 19 (12.75%) jQuery
2 19 (12.75%) HTML5
2 19 (12.75%) REST
3 6 (4.03%) CSS3
3 6 (4.03%) Entity Framework
3 6 (4.03%) .NET
3 6 (4.03%) CSS
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.19%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (23.49%) Management Information System
3 30 (20.13%) Cybercrime
4 25 (16.78%) Computer Science
5 16 (10.74%) Statistics
6 12 (8.05%) Digital Media
7 10 (6.71%) Data Extraction
8 8 (5.37%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.68%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (2.68%) Blog
10 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
10 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.67%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.67%) CESG
12 1 (0.67%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.82%) Linux
2 23 (15.44%) Windows
3 9 (6.04%) UNIX
4 5 (3.36%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.36%) Android
5 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.01%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.60%) Cyber Security
2 42 (28.19%) Information Security
3 36 (24.16%) E-Discovery
4 30 (20.13%) SIEM
4 30 (20.13%) Analytics
5 27 (18.12%) SDLC
6 26 (17.45%) Penetration Testing
6 26 (17.45%) Project Management
7 25 (16.78%) Information Management
8 22 (14.77%) Risk Management
9 19 (12.75%) Malware Analysis
10 17 (11.41%) Data Analytics
11 16 (10.74%) Data Cleansing
11 16 (10.74%) Predictive Analytics
12 15 (10.07%) Ethical Hacking
13 14 (9.40%) Digital Forensics
13 14 (9.40%) Mentoring
14 13 (8.72%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (8.72%) Reverse Engineering
14 13 (8.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.81%) C#
2 29 (19.46%) Python
2 29 (19.46%) SQL
3 26 (17.45%) Java
4 25 (16.78%) C++
4 25 (16.78%) T-SQL
5 21 (14.09%) Ruby
6 19 (12.75%) C
7 16 (10.74%) PL/SQL
7 16 (10.74%) R
8 13 (8.72%) Perl
8 13 (8.72%) Assembly Language
9 8 (5.37%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.36%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.34%) PHP
12 1 (0.67%) VBScript
12 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (35.57%) Degree
2 33 (22.15%) CISSP
3 23 (15.44%) Security Cleared
4 19 (12.75%) GIAC
5 18 (12.08%) CISM
6 13 (8.72%) SC Cleared
7 12 (8.05%) CEH
8 10 (6.71%) GCFA
9 9 (6.04%) GCIH
10 6 (4.03%) CHFI
10 6 (4.03%) CISA
11 5 (3.36%) SSCP
11 5 (3.36%) Postgraduate
11 5 (3.36%) EnCE
12 4 (2.68%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.68%) GPEN
12 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (2.01%) CCIE
13 3 (2.01%) CRISC
13 3 (2.01%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.70%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.01%) SLA
4 3 (2.01%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.03%) Snort
2 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (10.74%) Tableau
2 13 (8.72%) SAP
3 11 (7.38%) Oracle
4 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.37%) JD Edwards
5 8 (5.37%) Splunk
6 6 (4.03%) Apple
7 5 (3.36%) i2
7 5 (3.36%) Sourcefire
7 5 (3.36%) IBM
7 5 (3.36%) Symbian
8 4 (2.68%) Cisco
8 4 (2.68%) Dell
8 4 (2.68%) Actimize
8 4 (2.68%) Norkom
8 4 (2.68%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.68%) VMware
8 4 (2.68%) Palantir
8 4 (2.68%) Trustwave
9 3 (2.01%) ArcSight
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Package
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
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London
MI5
Posted: 23 days ago
Central London / West End
Mi5
Salary: From £26,300 to £30,000 per annum depending on skills
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