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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 827 809 830
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 23 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.039% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.028% 0.047% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 30
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,355 £31,350 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.25%
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
81768 78776 82778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.75% 82.36% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 63526 70746
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -8 9 £42,500 -26.08% 1
South East -29 5 £55,000 +40.12% 3
South West -12 4 £32,500 +5.69% 1
East of England -8 3 £48,000 -12.72%
Yorkshire -10 1 £19,000 -53.08% 2
West Midlands -16 1 £50,500 +57.81%
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (39.53%) Information Security
2 29 (33.72%) Degree
3 26 (30.23%) Windows
4 24 (27.91%) TCP/IP
5 23 (26.74%) Linux
5 23 (26.74%) E-Discovery
6 22 (25.58%) SQL
7 19 (22.09%) GIAC
7 19 (22.09%) Legal
8 18 (20.93%) Law
8 18 (20.93%) Management Information System
8 18 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (19.77%) Internet
9 17 (19.77%) C#
10 16 (18.60%) C++
10 16 (18.60%) Cyber Security
11 14 (16.28%) SIEM
11 14 (16.28%) Python
11 14 (16.28%) Software Engineering
11 14 (16.28%) Computer Science
12 13 (15.12%) Java
12 13 (15.12%) CISSP
12 13 (15.12%) REST
13 12 (13.95%) HTML5
13 12 (13.95%) jQuery
13 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
13 12 (13.95%) Assembly Language
13 12 (13.95%) HTML
13 12 (13.95%) Ruby
14 11 (12.79%) Sourcefire

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (9.30%) SAS
2 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.65%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) SPSS
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.91%) TCP/IP
2 17 (19.77%) Internet
3 10 (11.63%) Network Security
3 10 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (10.47%) Wireshark
4 9 (10.47%) tcpdump
5 7 (8.14%) DNS
6 5 (5.81%) LDAP
6 5 (5.81%) LAN
6 5 (5.81%) WAN
6 5 (5.81%) SMTP
6 5 (5.81%) FTP
6 5 (5.81%) HTTP
6 5 (5.81%) Firewall
7 1 (1.16%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) EDRMS
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 19 (22.09%) Legal
2 18 (20.93%) Law
3 10 (11.63%) Aerospace
4 5 (5.81%) Finance
4 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.65%) Advertising
5 4 (4.65%) Marketing
6 3 (3.49%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (2.33%) Military
7 2 (2.33%) Arabic Language
8 1 (1.16%) French Language
8 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (24.42%) Analyst
2 16 (18.60%) Consultant
3 14 (16.28%) Software Engineer
3 14 (16.28%) Security Analyst
4 13 (15.12%) Software Developer
4 13 (15.12%) Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Security Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Forensic Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Security Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Graduate
7 4 (4.65%) e-Discovery Specialist
8 3 (3.49%) Support Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.49%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Applications Support Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Risk Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Information Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) REST
2 12 (13.95%) HTML5
2 12 (13.95%) jQuery
2 12 (13.95%) HTML
3 11 (12.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (4.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 14 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.33%) SCADA
4 2 (2.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.23%) Windows
2 23 (26.74%) Linux
3 8 (9.30%) UNIX
4 6 (6.98%) Solaris
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) Information Security
2 23 (26.74%) E-Discovery
3 18 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (18.60%) Cyber Security
5 14 (16.28%) SIEM
5 14 (16.28%) Software Engineering
6 11 (12.79%) Digital Forensics
6 11 (12.79%) Analytics
7 10 (11.63%) MVC
7 10 (11.63%) Incident Management
8 9 (10.47%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (10.47%) Information Assurance
8 9 (10.47%) Change Control
8 9 (10.47%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (10.47%) Data Analytics
9 8 (9.30%) Security Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Reverse Engineering
10 6 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (6.98%) OOP
10 6 (6.98%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.58%) SQL
2 17 (19.77%) C#
3 16 (18.60%) C++
4 14 (16.28%) Python
5 13 (15.12%) Java
6 12 (13.95%) Assembly Language
6 12 (13.95%) Ruby
7 9 (10.47%) C
8 8 (9.30%) R
9 2 (2.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) Degree
2 19 (22.09%) GIAC
3 13 (15.12%) CISSP
4 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
5 11 (12.79%) CISA
5 11 (12.79%) GCIH
6 10 (11.63%) CEH
7 8 (9.30%) DV Cleared
7 8 (9.30%) GCFA
8 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.65%) OSCP
9 4 (4.65%) CISM
10 3 (3.49%) GCIA
11 2 (2.33%) EnCE
11 2 (2.33%) SSCP
12 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.16%) CCIE
12 1 (1.16%) Postgraduate
12 1 (1.16%) CHFI
12 1 (1.16%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.16%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) Snort
2 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Sourcefire
2 8 (9.30%) LexisNexis
3 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.65%) Lotus
5 3 (3.49%) Apple
6 2 (2.33%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.16%) i2
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Dell
7 1 (1.16%) Citrix
7 1 (1.16%) Symbian
7 1 (1.16%) VMware
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago