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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 837 783 836
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +53
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 58 53 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.052% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.066% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 44 47 34
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -41.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £30,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -41.46%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87553 79947 86103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.43% 78.81% 77.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71008 65980 73851
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -14 27 £57,500 +35.29% 4
South East -24 14 £42,500 +41.66% 1
South West -16 11 £28,000 -49.09%
West Midlands +6 3 £32,000 -14.66% 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 1 August 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 54 (37.24%) Linux
2 50 (34.48%) Degree
3 49 (33.79%) Windows
4 48 (33.10%) Security Cleared
5 46 (31.72%) Penetration Testing
6 39 (26.90%) Information Security
7 33 (22.76%) Finance
8 31 (21.38%) E-Discovery
9 30 (20.69%) Law
9 30 (20.69%) C++
10 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 28 (19.31%) Management Information System
11 28 (19.31%) CEH
11 28 (19.31%) Digital Forensics
12 27 (18.62%) Computer Science
13 26 (17.93%) GIAC
14 24 (16.55%) Java
15 23 (15.86%) SIEM
16 22 (15.17%) C
17 21 (14.48%) VMware
18 20 (13.79%) MS Excel
18 20 (13.79%) Internet
18 20 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (13.79%) SC Cleared
19 19 (13.10%) Ethical Hacking
19 19 (13.10%) TCP/IP
19 19 (13.10%) Legal
19 19 (13.10%) Firewall
20 18 (12.41%) GCIH
21 17 (11.72%) PKI

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (5.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.45%) SAS
3 4 (2.76%) IIS
3 4 (2.76%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.38%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.69%) WorkSite
Applications
1 20 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.45%) SPSS
3 4 (2.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.79%) Internet
2 19 (13.10%) TCP/IP
2 19 (13.10%) Firewall
3 16 (11.03%) Wireshark
3 16 (11.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (9.66%) LAN
4 14 (9.66%) WAN
5 13 (8.97%) tcpdump
6 11 (7.59%) DNS
7 10 (6.90%) HTTP
7 10 (6.90%) SMTP
7 10 (6.90%) LDAP
8 9 (6.21%) FTP
8 9 (6.21%) VPN
9 8 (5.52%) SSL
9 8 (5.52%) SAN
9 8 (5.52%) NAS
10 6 (4.14%) Network Security
11 3 (2.07%) Wireless
12 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.66%) EDRMS
2 8 (5.52%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (22.76%) Finance
2 30 (20.69%) Law
3 19 (13.10%) Legal
4 11 (7.59%) Military
5 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.14%) Advertising
7 5 (3.45%) Banking
7 5 (3.45%) Aerospace
8 4 (2.76%) Electronics
9 1 (0.69%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.69%) German Language
9 1 (0.69%) Marketing
9 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (31.03%) Analyst
2 25 (17.24%) Security Analyst
3 18 (12.41%) Forensic Analyst
4 14 (9.66%) Consultant
5 10 (6.90%) Security Manager
6 9 (6.21%) Graduate
6 9 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) Security Operations Analyst
7 7 (4.83%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Graduate Programmer
9 5 (3.45%) Penetration Tester
9 5 (3.45%) Information Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Information Security Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Programmer
9 5 (3.45%) Tester
10 4 (2.76%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.21%) HTML
2 6 (4.14%) jQuery
2 6 (4.14%) HTML5
2 6 (4.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.31%) Management Information System
2 27 (18.62%) Computer Science
3 17 (11.72%) PKI
4 8 (5.52%) Social Media
5 5 (3.45%) Social Network
6 4 (2.76%) Firmware
7 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 54 (37.24%) Linux
2 49 (33.79%) Windows
3 12 (8.28%) UNIX
4 10 (6.90%) Solaris
5 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.76%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.72%) Penetration Testing
2 39 (26.90%) Information Security
3 31 (21.38%) E-Discovery
4 28 (19.31%) Digital Forensics
5 23 (15.86%) SIEM
6 19 (13.10%) Ethical Hacking
7 14 (9.66%) Time Management
7 14 (9.66%) Incident Management
8 13 (8.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 13 (8.97%) Security Testing
8 13 (8.97%) Change Control
9 12 (8.28%) Reverse Engineering
10 11 (7.59%) Cyber Security
11 10 (6.90%) Information Assurance
12 8 (5.52%) Analytics
13 7 (4.83%) Data Analytics
13 7 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.83%) Computer Security
13 7 (4.83%) Data Protection
14 6 (4.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.69%) C++
2 24 (16.55%) Java
3 22 (15.17%) C
4 16 (11.03%) Python
5 15 (10.34%) C#
6 13 (8.97%) SQL
7 12 (8.28%) Ruby
8 8 (5.52%) Perl
9 6 (4.14%) Assembly Language
10 5 (3.45%) R
11 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.38%) VB
12 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.69%) PHP
13 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (34.48%) Degree
2 48 (33.10%) Security Cleared
3 28 (19.31%) CEH
4 26 (17.93%) GIAC
5 20 (13.79%) SC Cleared
6 18 (12.41%) GCIH
7 16 (11.03%) CISSP
8 14 (9.66%) DV Cleared
9 9 (6.21%) EnCE
9 9 (6.21%) CISM
10 8 (5.52%) GCFA
11 5 (3.45%) GCIA
12 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (2.07%) MCTS
13 3 (2.07%) MCSE
13 3 (2.07%) PhD
14 2 (1.38%) CISA
14 2 (1.38%) MCP
14 2 (1.38%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.07%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.69%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (11.03%) Hyper-V
3 14 (9.66%) Snort
4 11 (7.59%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.48%) VMware
3 12 (8.28%) Sourcefire
4 8 (5.52%) LexisNexis
5 4 (2.76%) Lotus
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle
6 3 (2.07%) Sybase
7 2 (1.38%) Apple
8 1 (0.69%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.69%) LogLogic
8 1 (0.69%) Tableau
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