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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 816 828 816
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 52 74 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.069% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.083% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 37
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £26,472 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
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
85861 88913 83710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.17% 82.37% 80.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70389 72034 69820
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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
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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
South West -15 16 £30,000 -29.41% 1
South East -20 14 £50,000 +28.20% 1
London -31 11 £42,500 -22.72% 4
East of England +21 5 £22,050 -
West Midlands -14 4 £47,500 +47.28% 1
North West +9 1 £43,000 +7.50%
Yorkshire - 1 £20,500 - 1
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 35 (38.89%) Information Security
2 33 (36.67%) Cyber Security
3 28 (31.11%) Linux
4 26 (28.89%) TCP/IP
4 26 (28.89%) SIEM
5 25 (27.78%) Degree
6 24 (26.67%) Windows
6 24 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 22 (24.44%) C#
7 22 (24.44%) Security Cleared
8 20 (22.22%) Python
8 20 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (20.00%) C++
9 18 (20.00%) Java
9 18 (20.00%) CISSP
9 18 (20.00%) Internet
10 17 (18.89%) C
10 17 (18.89%) HTML
10 17 (18.89%) GIAC
10 17 (18.89%) jQuery
10 17 (18.89%) HTML5
10 17 (18.89%) REST
10 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (17.78%) Law
12 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 14 (15.56%) Assembly Language
13 14 (15.56%) Legal
13 14 (15.56%) Ruby
14 13 (14.44%) CEH
15 12 (13.33%) Computer Science

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (1.11%) IIS
1 1 (1.11%) Apache
1 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Final Cut Pro
2 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.89%) TCP/IP
2 18 (20.00%) Internet
3 9 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (8.89%) Wireshark
4 8 (8.89%) Firewall
4 8 (8.89%) tcpdump
5 7 (7.78%) DNS
6 6 (6.67%) Network Security
7 5 (5.56%) HTTP
8 4 (4.44%) FTP
8 4 (4.44%) LDAP
8 4 (4.44%) LAN
8 4 (4.44%) WAN
8 4 (4.44%) SMTP
9 3 (3.33%) DHCP
10 1 (1.11%) VPN
10 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) MySQL
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (17.78%) Law
2 14 (15.56%) Legal
3 8 (8.89%) Finance
4 6 (6.67%) Aerospace
4 6 (6.67%) Games
5 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.44%) Electronics
6 4 (4.44%) Military
6 4 (4.44%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Analyst
2 18 (20.00%) Developer
3 17 (18.89%) Software Developer
4 16 (17.78%) Security Analyst
5 15 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Forensic Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Security Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Operations Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Security Operations Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Security Specialist
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Graduate
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) HTML
1 17 (18.89%) jQuery
1 17 (18.89%) HTML5
1 17 (18.89%) REST
2 9 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (4.44%) .NET
4 3 (3.33%) CSS
4 3 (3.33%) CSS3
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.78%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.44%) Data Extraction
6 3 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.11%) Linux
2 24 (26.67%) Windows
3 9 (10.00%) UNIX
4 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.56%) Android
5 4 (4.44%) Solaris
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) Information Security
2 33 (36.67%) Cyber Security
3 26 (28.89%) SIEM
4 20 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 12 (13.33%) Digital Forensics
7 11 (12.22%) Ethical Hacking
7 11 (12.22%) E-Discovery
8 10 (11.11%) Analytics
9 9 (10.00%) MVC
9 9 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 9 (10.00%) Security Testing
10 8 (8.89%) Information Assurance
10 8 (8.89%) Change Control
11 7 (7.78%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (7.78%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (6.67%) Project Management
13 5 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
13 5 (5.56%) Information Management
13 5 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) C#
2 20 (22.22%) Python
3 18 (20.00%) C++
3 18 (20.00%) Java
4 17 (18.89%) C
5 14 (15.56%) Ruby
5 14 (15.56%) Assembly Language
6 9 (10.00%) SQL
7 5 (5.56%) MATLAB
8 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.44%) Perl
9 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.11%) VBScript
10 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (27.78%) Degree
2 22 (24.44%) Security Cleared
3 18 (20.00%) CISSP
4 17 (18.89%) GIAC
5 13 (14.44%) CEH
6 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
7 8 (8.89%) CISA
7 8 (8.89%) GCFA
8 7 (7.78%) DV Cleared
8 7 (7.78%) GCIH
9 6 (6.67%) CISM
10 5 (5.56%) SSCP
11 3 (3.33%) CHFI
11 3 (3.33%) EnCE
12 2 (2.22%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (2.22%) CRISC
12 2 (2.22%) ISACA
12 2 (2.22%) GPEN
13 1 (1.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Snort
2 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) Sourcefire
2 8 (8.89%) Splunk
3 6 (6.67%) Apple
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.56%) IBM
4 5 (5.56%) i2
4 5 (5.56%) Symbian
5 3 (3.33%) SAP
5 3 (3.33%) Dell
5 3 (3.33%) VMware
6 2 (2.22%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.22%) Tableau
6 2 (2.22%) Citrix
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco
7 1 (1.11%) LogRhythm
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