The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 815 797 841
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +44
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 59 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.047% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.060% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 35
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £30,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -41.46%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88099 80202 86245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 78.75% 77.52%
Number of salaries quoted 71608 66273 74087
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Computer Forensics
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -27 29 £57,500 +43.75% 5
South East -29 13 £42,500 +41.66% 1
South West -6 11 £28,000 -49.09%
West Midlands -6 3 £32,000 -16.33% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £26,000 -
East of England - 1 £37,500 -
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 56 (38.36%) Linux
2 50 (34.25%) Windows
2 50 (34.25%) Degree
3 49 (33.56%) Penetration Testing
3 49 (33.56%) Security Cleared
4 40 (27.40%) Information Security
5 33 (22.60%) Finance
6 31 (21.23%) Management Information System
7 30 (20.55%) Law
7 30 (20.55%) C++
8 29 (19.86%) Microsoft
8 29 (19.86%) CEH
9 28 (19.18%) Digital Forensics
9 28 (19.18%) E-Discovery
10 27 (18.49%) Computer Science
10 27 (18.49%) GIAC
11 26 (17.81%) SIEM
12 24 (16.44%) Java
13 22 (15.07%) C
14 21 (14.38%) Internet
14 21 (14.38%) VMware
15 20 (13.70%) Firewall
15 20 (13.70%) TCP/IP
15 20 (13.70%) MS Excel
15 20 (13.70%) Ethical Hacking
15 20 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (13.70%) SC Cleared
16 19 (13.01%) Legal
16 19 (13.01%) GCIH
17 18 (12.33%) Python

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (4.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.05%) IIS
3 3 (2.05%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.05%) SAS
3 3 (2.05%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.68%) WorkSite
Applications
1 20 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.42%) MS Office
3 3 (2.05%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.38%) Internet
2 20 (13.70%) Firewall
2 20 (13.70%) TCP/IP
3 18 (12.33%) Wireshark
4 17 (11.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (10.96%) LAN
5 16 (10.96%) WAN
6 14 (9.59%) tcpdump
7 12 (8.22%) DNS
8 11 (7.53%) SMTP
8 11 (7.53%) LDAP
8 11 (7.53%) HTTP
9 10 (6.85%) FTP
10 9 (6.16%) VPN
11 8 (5.48%) SSL
11 8 (5.48%) SAN
11 8 (5.48%) NAS
12 7 (4.79%) Network Security
13 3 (2.05%) Wireless
14 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) EDRMS
2 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (22.60%) Finance
2 30 (20.55%) Law
3 19 (13.01%) Legal
4 12 (8.22%) Military
5 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.11%) Advertising
6 6 (4.11%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.42%) Electronics
7 5 (3.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.68%) German Language
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (32.19%) Analyst
2 26 (17.81%) Security Analyst
3 17 (11.64%) Forensic Analyst
4 15 (10.27%) Consultant
5 10 (6.85%) Security Manager
6 9 (6.16%) Graduate
6 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (5.48%) Security Operations Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Information Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Information Security Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Penetration Tester
9 5 (3.42%) Tester
9 5 (3.42%) Programmer
9 5 (3.42%) Graduate Programmer
9 5 (3.42%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Ethical Hacker
10 4 (2.74%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.85%) HTML
2 6 (4.11%) jQuery
2 6 (4.11%) HTML5
2 6 (4.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (2.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.23%) Management Information System
2 27 (18.49%) Computer Science
3 17 (11.64%) PKI
4 8 (5.48%) Social Media
5 5 (3.42%) Social Network
6 4 (2.74%) Firmware
7 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 56 (38.36%) Linux
2 50 (34.25%) Windows
3 12 (8.22%) UNIX
4 11 (7.53%) Solaris
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.74%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.56%) Penetration Testing
2 40 (27.40%) Information Security
3 28 (19.18%) Digital Forensics
3 28 (19.18%) E-Discovery
4 26 (17.81%) SIEM
5 20 (13.70%) Ethical Hacking
6 15 (10.27%) Incident Management
7 14 (9.59%) Time Management
7 14 (9.59%) Change Control
8 13 (8.90%) Security Testing
8 13 (8.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (8.22%) Reverse Engineering
9 12 (8.22%) Cyber Security
10 9 (6.16%) Information Assurance
11 8 (5.48%) Computer Security
12 7 (4.79%) Data Protection
12 7 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (4.11%) Network Architecture
13 6 (4.11%) Analytics
13 6 (4.11%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.55%) C++
2 24 (16.44%) Java
3 22 (15.07%) C
4 18 (12.33%) Python
5 15 (10.27%) C#
6 13 (8.90%) Ruby
7 11 (7.53%) SQL
8 9 (6.16%) Perl
9 6 (4.11%) Assembly Language
10 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.05%) R
12 2 (1.37%) VB
12 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.37%) PHP
13 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (34.25%) Degree
2 49 (33.56%) Security Cleared
3 29 (19.86%) CEH
4 27 (18.49%) GIAC
5 20 (13.70%) SC Cleared
6 19 (13.01%) GCIH
7 17 (11.64%) CISSP
8 13 (8.90%) DV Cleared
9 10 (6.85%) EnCE
10 9 (6.16%) CISM
10 9 (6.16%) GCFA
11 5 (3.42%) GCIA
12 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (2.05%) MCSE
13 3 (2.05%) PhD
13 3 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (2.05%) MCTS
14 2 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (1.37%) CGEIT
14 2 (1.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.42%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.05%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 20 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.96%) Hyper-V
3 15 (10.27%) Snort
4 10 (6.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.38%) VMware
3 13 (8.90%) Sourcefire
4 6 (4.11%) LexisNexis
5 3 (2.05%) Lotus
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle
5 3 (2.05%) Sybase
6 2 (1.37%) Apple
6 2 (1.37%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.68%) LogLogic
7 1 (0.68%) Tableau
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