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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 776 816 814
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 92 85 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.077% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.094% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 57 62 41
Average salary £40,000 £47,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.34% +11.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,520 £26,572 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +0.59%
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
86077 90866 83159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.18% 82.10% 80.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70343 73703 69036
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 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 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 27 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
London +27 40 £42,750 -25.65% 6
South West -19 24 £30,000 -42.85% 2
South East +12 16 £52,500 +31.25%
East of England - 6 £22,050 -
West Midlands -21 4 £47,500 +46.15% 3
North West +4 1 £43,000 +7.50%
Yorkshire - 1 £20,500 -
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 45 (38.79%) Degree
2 40 (34.48%) Cyber Security
3 39 (33.62%) Information Security
4 33 (28.45%) Legal
5 32 (27.59%) Management Information System
5 32 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (27.59%) SIEM
6 29 (25.00%) E-Discovery
7 28 (24.14%) Linux
8 26 (22.41%) CISSP
8 26 (22.41%) Penetration Testing
9 25 (21.55%) Analytics
10 24 (20.69%) Security Cleared
10 24 (20.69%) SQL
11 23 (19.83%) Python
12 22 (18.97%) Windows
12 22 (18.97%) C#
12 22 (18.97%) TCP/IP
13 21 (18.10%) Finance
14 20 (17.24%) Project Management
14 20 (17.24%) Data Mining
14 20 (17.24%) Information Management
15 19 (16.38%) T-SQL
16 18 (15.52%) Internet
16 18 (15.52%) GIAC
16 18 (15.52%) Computer Science
17 17 (14.66%) Ruby
17 17 (14.66%) Law
17 17 (14.66%) Risk Management
17 17 (14.66%) C++

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 12 (10.34%) SAS
2 1 (0.86%) IIS
2 1 (0.86%) Apache
2 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) SPSS
2 5 (4.31%) Final Cut Pro
2 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.97%) TCP/IP
2 18 (15.52%) Internet
3 15 (12.93%) Firewall
4 14 (12.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (7.76%) Wireshark
5 9 (7.76%) tcpdump
6 8 (6.90%) Network Security
7 7 (6.03%) DNS
8 5 (4.31%) HTTP
9 4 (3.45%) FTP
9 4 (3.45%) LDAP
9 4 (3.45%) LAN
9 4 (3.45%) WAN
9 4 (3.45%) SMTP
10 3 (2.59%) DHCP
11 2 (1.72%) Wireless
12 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) Data Mining
2 12 (10.34%) Text Mining
3 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.17%) OLAP
4 6 (5.17%) MySQL
4 6 (5.17%) QlikView
5 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 33 (28.45%) Legal
2 21 (18.10%) Finance
3 17 (14.66%) Law
4 12 (10.34%) Marketing
5 8 (6.90%) Military
6 7 (6.03%) Banking
6 7 (6.03%) Games
7 4 (3.45%) Aerospace
7 4 (3.45%) Electronics
8 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.72%) Advertising
10 1 (0.86%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 40 (34.48%) Analyst
2 20 (17.24%) Security Analyst
3 17 (14.66%) Developer
4 16 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 13 (11.21%) Software Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Consultant
7 9 (7.76%) Security Manager
7 9 (7.76%) Forensic Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Data Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Data Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Business Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Security Operations Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Data Analytics Manager
10 5 (4.31%) Information Security Manager
10 5 (4.31%) IT Security Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Information Manager
11 4 (3.45%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) HTML
1 15 (12.93%) jQuery
1 15 (12.93%) HTML5
1 15 (12.93%) REST
2 7 (6.03%) Entity Framework
3 5 (4.31%) .NET
4 3 (2.59%) CSS
4 3 (2.59%) CSS3
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.59%) Management Information System
1 32 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.52%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.34%) Statistics
4 7 (6.03%) Digital Media
4 7 (6.03%) Data Extraction
5 6 (5.17%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.59%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.59%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.14%) Linux
2 22 (18.97%) Windows
3 7 (6.03%) UNIX
4 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.31%) Android
5 4 (3.45%) Solaris
6 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.48%) Cyber Security
2 39 (33.62%) Information Security
3 32 (27.59%) SIEM
4 29 (25.00%) E-Discovery
5 26 (22.41%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (21.55%) Analytics
7 20 (17.24%) Information Management
7 20 (17.24%) Project Management
8 17 (14.66%) Risk Management
9 16 (13.79%) Ethical Hacking
10 15 (12.93%) Malware Analysis
11 13 (11.21%) Data Analytics
11 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
12 12 (10.34%) Predictive Analytics
12 12 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
12 12 (10.34%) Digital Forensics
13 11 (9.48%) Information Assurance
14 10 (8.62%) Mentoring
14 10 (8.62%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.69%) SQL
2 23 (19.83%) Python
3 22 (18.97%) C#
4 19 (16.38%) T-SQL
5 17 (14.66%) Ruby
5 17 (14.66%) C++
5 17 (14.66%) Java
6 15 (12.93%) C
7 12 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 12 (10.34%) R
7 12 (10.34%) Assembly Language
8 9 (7.76%) Perl
9 5 (4.31%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.72%) PHP
11 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (38.79%) Degree
2 26 (22.41%) CISSP
3 24 (20.69%) Security Cleared
4 18 (15.52%) GIAC
5 14 (12.07%) CEH
6 13 (11.21%) SC Cleared
7 12 (10.34%) CISM
8 8 (6.90%) DV Cleared
9 7 (6.03%) GCFA
10 6 (5.17%) CHFI
10 6 (5.17%) GCIH
11 5 (4.31%) SSCP
11 5 (4.31%) CISA
12 4 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (3.45%) EnCE
13 3 (2.59%) CCIE
13 3 (2.59%) GPEN
14 2 (1.72%) CRISC
14 2 (1.72%) ISACA
14 2 (1.72%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.03%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.59%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.72%) SLA
6 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.76%) Snort
2 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (10.34%) Tableau
2 11 (9.48%) Sourcefire
3 10 (8.62%) SAP
4 9 (7.76%) Oracle
5 8 (6.90%) Splunk
6 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.17%) Apple
7 6 (5.17%) JD Edwards
8 5 (4.31%) IBM
8 5 (4.31%) Symbian
8 5 (4.31%) i2
9 4 (3.45%) ArcSight
10 3 (2.59%) Palantir
10 3 (2.59%) Cisco
10 3 (2.59%) Dell
10 3 (2.59%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.59%) VMware
10 3 (2.59%) Actimize
10 3 (2.59%) Norkom
11 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds
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