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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 818 804 829
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 52 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.051% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.064% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 41 50 33
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -23.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -36.58%
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
87003 81075 87515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.74% 79.39% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 70060 66935 74947
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 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 20 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 0 27 £50,000 +25.00% 2
South West -9 11 £28,000 -51.30% 1
South East -16 10 £42,500 +41.66% 1
West Midlands 0 2 £41,000 +11.56%
Yorkshire - 2 £26,000 -
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 44 (32.12%) Linux
2 43 (31.39%) Windows
3 42 (30.66%) Security Cleared
4 41 (29.93%) Degree
5 40 (29.20%) Penetration Testing
6 36 (26.28%) Information Security
7 33 (24.09%) E-Discovery
8 30 (21.90%) Law
8 30 (21.90%) C++
8 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
9 28 (20.44%) Finance
10 27 (19.71%) Digital Forensics
11 26 (18.98%) Management Information System
12 24 (17.52%) CEH
13 23 (16.79%) GIAC
14 22 (16.06%) Legal
14 22 (16.06%) Java
15 20 (14.60%) SIEM
16 19 (13.87%) Computer Science
16 19 (13.87%) C
16 19 (13.87%) MS Excel
17 18 (13.14%) SQL
17 18 (13.14%) VMware
18 17 (12.41%) GCIH
18 17 (12.41%) C#
18 17 (12.41%) TCP/IP
18 17 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (12.41%) SC Cleared
19 16 (11.68%) Ethical Hacking
19 16 (11.68%) CISSP

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 10 (7.30%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.57%) SAS
3 7 (5.11%) IBM Notes
4 6 (4.38%) IIS
5 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.46%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.73%) WorkSite
Applications
1 19 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.57%) SPSS
3 5 (3.65%) MS Office
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.41%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.68%) Internet
2 16 (11.68%) Firewall
3 14 (10.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (9.49%) Wireshark
5 12 (8.76%) LAN
5 12 (8.76%) WAN
6 11 (8.03%) tcpdump
7 9 (6.57%) DNS
8 8 (5.84%) VPN
8 8 (5.84%) SSL
8 8 (5.84%) SMTP
8 8 (5.84%) LDAP
8 8 (5.84%) HTTP
9 7 (5.11%) FTP
10 5 (3.65%) Network Security
11 4 (2.92%) NAS
11 4 (2.92%) SAN
12 3 (2.19%) Wireless
13 1 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.95%) EDRMS
2 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (21.90%) Law
2 28 (20.44%) Finance
3 22 (16.06%) Legal
4 11 (8.03%) Military
5 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.38%) Advertising
6 6 (4.38%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.65%) Banking
8 4 (2.92%) Electronics
9 2 (1.46%) Marketing
9 2 (1.46%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.73%) German Language
10 1 (0.73%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (29.93%) Analyst
2 23 (16.79%) Security Analyst
3 16 (11.68%) Forensic Analyst
4 15 (10.95%) Consultant
5 10 (7.30%) Security Manager
6 8 (5.84%) Graduate
7 7 (5.11%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Security Operations Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) Information Manager
9 5 (3.65%) Information Security Manager
9 5 (3.65%) Graduate Programmer
9 5 (3.65%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) Programmer
9 5 (3.65%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.92%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.92%) Tester
10 4 (2.92%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (2.92%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.11%) .NET
2 6 (4.38%) jQuery
2 6 (4.38%) HTML5
2 6 (4.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (4.38%) HTML
3 1 (0.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.98%) Management Information System
2 19 (13.87%) Computer Science
3 15 (10.95%) PKI
4 5 (3.65%) Social Network
5 4 (2.92%) Social Media
6 3 (2.19%) Firmware
7 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.73%) SCADA
8 1 (0.73%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.73%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.12%) Linux
2 43 (31.39%) Windows
3 8 (5.84%) Solaris
3 8 (5.84%) UNIX
4 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.20%) Penetration Testing
2 36 (26.28%) Information Security
3 33 (24.09%) E-Discovery
4 27 (19.71%) Digital Forensics
5 20 (14.60%) SIEM
6 16 (11.68%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (8.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (8.76%) Incident Management
7 12 (8.76%) Time Management
7 12 (8.76%) Reverse Engineering
7 12 (8.76%) Cyber Security
8 11 (8.03%) Change Control
8 11 (8.03%) Security Testing
9 10 (7.30%) Analytics
9 10 (7.30%) Information Assurance
10 9 (6.57%) Data Analytics
10 9 (6.57%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (5.11%) Data Protection
11 7 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.38%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.90%) C++
2 22 (16.06%) Java
3 19 (13.87%) C
4 18 (13.14%) SQL
5 17 (12.41%) C#
6 15 (10.95%) Python
7 11 (8.03%) Ruby
8 9 (6.57%) R
9 6 (4.38%) Assembly Language
9 6 (4.38%) Perl
10 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.46%) VB
11 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (30.66%) Security Cleared
2 41 (29.93%) Degree
3 24 (17.52%) CEH
4 23 (16.79%) GIAC
5 17 (12.41%) GCIH
5 17 (12.41%) SC Cleared
6 16 (11.68%) CISSP
7 14 (10.22%) DV Cleared
8 9 (6.57%) CISM
9 7 (5.11%) GCFA
9 7 (5.11%) EnCE
10 4 (2.92%) GCIA
10 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.19%) MCSE
11 3 (2.19%) PhD
11 3 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.19%) MCTS
12 2 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.46%) CGEIT
12 2 (1.46%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 17 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.22%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.76%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.76%) Snort
4 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.14%) VMware
3 12 (8.76%) LexisNexis
4 10 (7.30%) Sourcefire
5 7 (5.11%) Lotus
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle
6 3 (2.19%) Sybase
7 2 (1.46%) Apple
8 1 (0.73%) JBoss
8 1 (0.73%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.73%) LogLogic
8 1 (0.73%) Tableau
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