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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 811 822 803
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 65 44 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.043% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.053% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 56 34 35
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +34.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +24.29%
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
87785 82919 84498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.14% 81.58% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71606 68904 71839
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +46 47 £53,750 +34.37% 1
South West -19 9 £32,500 -40.90% 2
South East -19 7 £42,500 -22.72%
West Midlands -19 2 £55,000 +52.77%
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 41 (33.06%) Information Security
2 38 (30.65%) Degree
3 37 (29.84%) E-Discovery
4 36 (29.03%) Windows
5 29 (23.39%) Linux
6 28 (22.58%) SQL
7 27 (21.77%) Penetration Testing
8 24 (19.35%) Law
8 24 (19.35%) GIAC
9 23 (18.55%) Legal
9 23 (18.55%) C++
9 23 (18.55%) TCP/IP
10 22 (17.74%) C#
10 22 (17.74%) Computer Science
11 21 (16.94%) Security Cleared
11 21 (16.94%) Management Information System
12 20 (16.13%) Digital Forensics
13 19 (15.32%) Python
14 18 (14.52%) EDRMS
14 18 (14.52%) SIEM
14 18 (14.52%) Cyber Security
15 17 (13.71%) Finance
16 15 (12.10%) GCIH
16 15 (12.10%) Internet
16 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
16 15 (12.10%) Java
16 15 (12.10%) Analytics
16 15 (12.10%) LexisNexis
17 14 (11.29%) Ruby
17 14 (11.29%) CISSP

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (10.48%) SAS
2 8 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.65%) IBM Notes
4 6 (4.84%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) JBoss
5 1 (0.81%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.81%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) SPSS
2 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.55%) TCP/IP
2 15 (12.10%) Internet
3 11 (8.87%) Firewall
3 11 (8.87%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (8.87%) Wireshark
4 10 (8.06%) tcpdump
4 10 (8.06%) DNS
4 10 (8.06%) LAN
4 10 (8.06%) WAN
5 8 (6.45%) Network Security
6 7 (5.65%) SMTP
6 7 (5.65%) LDAP
6 7 (5.65%) HTTP
7 6 (4.84%) FTP
7 6 (4.84%) VPN
8 3 (2.42%) SSL
9 2 (1.61%) DHCP
10 1 (0.81%) SNMP
10 1 (0.81%) Intranet
10 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.52%) EDRMS
2 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (19.35%) Law
2 23 (18.55%) Legal
3 17 (13.71%) Finance
4 10 (8.06%) Aerospace
5 8 (6.45%) Telecoms
6 7 (5.65%) Military
7 4 (3.23%) Advertising
7 4 (3.23%) Electronics
7 4 (3.23%) Marketing
8 3 (2.42%) Arabic Language
9 2 (1.61%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.81%) German Language
10 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (25.00%) Analyst
2 19 (15.32%) Consultant
3 18 (14.52%) Security Analyst
4 13 (10.48%) Forensic Analyst
5 11 (8.87%) Developer
5 11 (8.87%) Graduate
5 11 (8.87%) Software Developer
6 9 (7.26%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Security Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Graduate Programmer
8 5 (4.03%) Security Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.03%) Programmer
9 4 (3.23%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.23%) Support Consultant
9 4 (3.23%) e-Discovery Specialist
10 3 (2.42%) Information Security Analyst
10 3 (2.42%) Applications Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.06%) jQuery
1 10 (8.06%) HTML5
1 10 (8.06%) HTML
2 9 (7.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 9 (7.26%) REST
3 7 (5.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Computer Science
2 21 (16.94%) Management Information System
3 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.03%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.03%) Social Network
5 3 (2.42%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.61%) SCADA
6 2 (1.61%) PKI
6 2 (1.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.81%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.03%) Windows
2 29 (23.39%) Linux
3 8 (6.45%) Solaris
4 7 (5.65%) UNIX
5 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.06%) Information Security
2 37 (29.84%) E-Discovery
3 27 (21.77%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (16.13%) Digital Forensics
5 18 (14.52%) SIEM
5 18 (14.52%) Cyber Security
6 15 (12.10%) Analytics
7 13 (10.48%) Data Analytics
8 11 (8.87%) Incident Management
8 11 (8.87%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.06%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (8.06%) Computer Security
9 10 (8.06%) Change Control
9 10 (8.06%) Reverse Engineering
10 9 (7.26%) Security Testing
11 8 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (6.45%) Information Assurance
11 8 (6.45%) MVC
11 8 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (4.84%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.58%) SQL
2 23 (18.55%) C++
3 22 (17.74%) C#
4 19 (15.32%) Python
5 15 (12.10%) Java
6 14 (11.29%) Ruby
7 13 (10.48%) R
8 10 (8.06%) Assembly Language
9 9 (7.26%) C
10 5 (4.03%) Perl
11 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.61%) VB
12 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (30.65%) Degree
2 24 (19.35%) GIAC
3 21 (16.94%) Security Cleared
4 15 (12.10%) GCIH
5 14 (11.29%) CISSP
6 11 (8.87%) SC Cleared
7 10 (8.06%) DV Cleared
7 10 (8.06%) CEH
8 9 (7.26%) CISA
9 8 (6.45%) GCFA
10 6 (4.84%) CISM
11 5 (4.03%) GCIA
11 5 (4.03%) EnCE
12 3 (2.42%) OSCP
13 2 (1.61%) PhD
13 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.81%) MCP
14 1 (0.81%) MCSD
14 1 (0.81%) MCSE
14 1 (0.81%) GSNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (8.06%) Snort
2 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.81%) Firmware
5 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
1 15 (12.10%) LexisNexis
2 9 (7.26%) Sourcefire
3 7 (5.65%) Lotus
4 4 (3.23%) VMware
5 3 (2.42%) Apple
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle
6 2 (1.61%) Sybase
7 1 (0.81%) Dell
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix
7 1 (0.81%) Tableau
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