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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 806 793 817
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 34 61 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.063% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.076% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 29 43 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £27,250 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £56,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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
79957 79988 79087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.89% 82.38% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 65729 64406 66358
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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
South East -23 10 £50,000 +28.20% 3
South West -24 9 £30,000 -27.27% 4
London -4 8 £43,750 -7.89% 1
East of England +13 5 £22,050 -59.90%
West Midlands -29 1 £50,500 +57.81%
North West - 1 £43,000 -
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 38 (44.19%) Information Security
2 29 (33.72%) Cyber Security
3 28 (32.56%) Linux
3 28 (32.56%) Windows
3 28 (32.56%) TCP/IP
4 27 (31.40%) Degree
5 25 (29.07%) Management Information System
6 23 (26.74%) GIAC
7 22 (25.58%) Penetration Testing
8 20 (23.26%) SIEM
8 20 (23.26%) Security Cleared
9 19 (22.09%) C#
10 18 (20.93%) Python
10 18 (20.93%) Internet
11 17 (19.77%) CISSP
11 17 (19.77%) C++
11 17 (19.77%) Java
12 16 (18.60%) REST
13 15 (17.44%) jQuery
13 15 (17.44%) HTML5
13 15 (17.44%) HTML
13 15 (17.44%) C
13 15 (17.44%) Law
13 15 (17.44%) Legal
14 14 (16.28%) Software Engineering
15 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
15 13 (15.12%) Digital Forensics
15 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (13.95%) Ruby
16 12 (13.95%) Ethical Hacking

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1 (1.16%) IIS
1 1 (1.16%) Apache
1 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) TCP/IP
2 18 (20.93%) Internet
3 11 (12.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (11.63%) Wireshark
4 10 (11.63%) Network Security
4 10 (11.63%) tcpdump
5 9 (10.47%) DNS
6 7 (8.14%) HTTP
7 6 (6.98%) FTP
7 6 (6.98%) LDAP
7 6 (6.98%) LAN
7 6 (6.98%) WAN
7 6 (6.98%) SMTP
8 4 (4.65%) Firewall
9 3 (3.49%) DHCP
10 1 (1.16%) VPN
10 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) MySQL
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 15 (17.44%) Law
1 15 (17.44%) Legal
2 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.14%) Aerospace
3 6 (6.98%) Games
4 4 (4.65%) Military
4 4 (4.65%) Advertising
5 3 (3.49%) Finance
6 2 (2.33%) Electronics
6 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 2 (2.33%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.16%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Analyst
2 17 (19.77%) Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Software Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Software Engineer
5 12 (13.95%) Security Analyst
6 10 (11.63%) Consultant
6 10 (11.63%) Forensic Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Security Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Graduate
8 5 (5.81%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Security Operations Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Risk Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Information Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Information Security Manager
11 2 (2.33%) Information Security Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) Information Security Risk Manager
11 2 (2.33%) Information Security Officer
11 2 (2.33%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) REST
2 15 (17.44%) HTML
2 15 (17.44%) jQuery
2 15 (17.44%) HTML5
3 11 (12.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (3.49%) CSS3
4 3 (3.49%) CSS
5 2 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) Management Information System
2 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.49%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.33%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.16%) SCADA
6 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.56%) Linux
1 28 (32.56%) Windows
2 9 (10.47%) UNIX
3 6 (6.98%) Solaris
4 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.81%) Android
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.19%) Information Security
2 29 (33.72%) Cyber Security
3 22 (25.58%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (23.26%) SIEM
5 14 (16.28%) Software Engineering
6 13 (15.12%) Digital Forensics
7 12 (13.95%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (12.79%) Incident Management
8 11 (12.79%) Security Testing
9 10 (11.63%) E-Discovery
9 10 (11.63%) Change Control
9 10 (11.63%) MVC
10 9 (10.47%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (10.47%) Information Assurance
11 7 (8.14%) Reverse Engineering
12 6 (6.98%) Analytics
12 6 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (5.81%) Computer Security
13 5 (5.81%) Project Management
14 4 (4.65%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) C#
2 18 (20.93%) Python
3 17 (19.77%) C++
3 17 (19.77%) Java
4 15 (17.44%) C
5 12 (13.95%) Ruby
5 12 (13.95%) Assembly Language
6 10 (11.63%) SQL
7 5 (5.81%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) Degree
2 23 (26.74%) GIAC
3 20 (23.26%) Security Cleared
4 17 (19.77%) CISSP
5 12 (13.95%) GCIH
5 12 (13.95%) CEH
6 10 (11.63%) GCFA
6 10 (11.63%) CISA
7 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
7 9 (10.47%) DV Cleared
8 6 (6.98%) CISM
9 3 (3.49%) EnCE
9 3 (3.49%) VCP4
9 3 (3.49%) OSCP
10 2 (2.33%) GPEN
10 2 (2.33%) GCIA
10 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.33%) SSCP
11 1 (1.16%) Postgraduate
11 1 (1.16%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.16%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Snort
2 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Sourcefire
2 7 (8.14%) Apple
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) IBM
3 5 (5.81%) i2
3 5 (5.81%) Symbian
4 4 (4.65%) Splunk
5 3 (3.49%) VMware
5 3 (3.49%) Dell
6 2 (2.33%) Citrix
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle
6 2 (2.33%) SAP
6 2 (2.33%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.16%) Tableau
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco
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