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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 796 829 794
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -35
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 71 59 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.054% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.065% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 57 45 46
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
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
86493 90555 82424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.76% 82.78% 81.10%
Number of salaries quoted 71660 73517 68040
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
London +22 29 £40,000 -30.43% 9
South West +5 25 £32,500 +16.07% 6
South East +7 10 £66,000 +55.29% 10
North West - 4 - - 2
West Midlands -6 2 £45,000 +40.62% 3
East of England +16 1 £60,000 +60.00% 5
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 72 (42.60%) Cyber Security
2 65 (38.46%) Degree
3 48 (28.40%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (26.04%) Legal
5 42 (24.85%) Information Security
6 40 (23.67%) E-Discovery
6 40 (23.67%) C#
7 37 (21.89%) Finance
8 36 (21.30%) Linux
9 35 (20.71%) Python
9 35 (20.71%) Java
10 33 (19.53%) C++
10 33 (19.53%) SQL
10 33 (19.53%) CISSP
11 32 (18.93%) Management Information System
12 31 (18.34%) SIEM
13 30 (17.75%) Data Mining
13 30 (17.75%) TCP/IP
14 29 (17.16%) Cybercrime
14 29 (17.16%) Analytics
15 28 (16.57%) SDLC
15 28 (16.57%) T-SQL
15 28 (16.57%) HTML
15 28 (16.57%) Computer Science
15 28 (16.57%) Penetration Testing
16 27 (15.98%) HTML5
17 26 (15.38%) Security Cleared
18 25 (14.79%) jQuery
18 25 (14.79%) Information Management
18 25 (14.79%) Project Management

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 16 (9.47%) SAS
2 2 (1.18%) Node.js
2 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.59%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) SPSS
2 12 (7.10%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.37%) MS Office
3 4 (2.37%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.75%) TCP/IP
2 24 (14.20%) Firewall
3 16 (9.47%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (5.92%) Network Security
5 9 (5.33%) Internet
6 6 (3.55%) DNS
7 5 (2.96%) SAN
7 5 (2.96%) Wireshark
7 5 (2.96%) NAS
7 5 (2.96%) tcpdump
8 4 (2.37%) Wireless
8 4 (2.37%) DHCP
9 3 (1.78%) HTTP
10 2 (1.18%) FTP
10 2 (1.18%) LDAP
10 2 (1.18%) LAN
10 2 (1.18%) WAN
10 2 (1.18%) SMTP
11 1 (0.59%) ATM
11 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.75%) Data Mining
2 16 (9.47%) Text Mining
3 13 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.73%) OLAP
4 8 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.73%) QlikView
5 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.96%) MySQL
7 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.59%) MS Access
General
1 44 (26.04%) Legal
2 37 (21.89%) Finance
3 17 (10.06%) Marketing
4 11 (6.51%) Games
4 11 (6.51%) Banking
5 10 (5.92%) Law
6 9 (5.33%) Telecoms
7 7 (4.14%) Military
8 3 (1.78%) Electronics
9 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 51 (30.18%) Analyst
2 30 (17.75%) Developer
3 25 (14.79%) Software Developer
4 21 (12.43%) Security Analyst
5 16 (9.47%) Software Engineer
6 14 (8.28%) Security Manager
7 13 (7.69%) Data Analyst
8 12 (7.10%) Consultant
9 8 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) Data Manager
9 8 (4.73%) Business Manager
9 8 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 8 (4.73%) Data Analytics Manager
10 7 (4.14%) Forensic Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) Information Security Manager
10 7 (4.14%) Information Manager
10 7 (4.14%) Security Specialist
11 5 (2.96%) IT Security Analyst
11 5 (2.96%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.57%) HTML
2 27 (15.98%) HTML5
3 25 (14.79%) jQuery
4 23 (13.61%) REST
5 9 (5.33%) CSS3
5 9 (5.33%) CSS
6 8 (4.73%) .NET
7 7 (4.14%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.18%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.18%) J2EE
8 2 (1.18%) Middleware
8 2 (1.18%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.18%) Spring
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (28.40%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (18.93%) Management Information System
3 29 (17.16%) Cybercrime
4 28 (16.57%) Computer Science
5 16 (9.47%) Statistics
6 14 (8.28%) Digital Media
7 13 (7.69%) Data Extraction
8 9 (5.33%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.37%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.37%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (2.37%) Blog
10 3 (1.78%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.59%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.59%) Informatics
12 1 (0.59%) CESG
12 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.30%) Linux
2 22 (13.02%) Windows
3 11 (6.51%) UNIX
4 4 (2.37%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.37%) Android
5 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.78%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.78%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (42.60%) Cyber Security
2 42 (24.85%) Information Security
3 40 (23.67%) E-Discovery
4 31 (18.34%) SIEM
5 29 (17.16%) Analytics
6 28 (16.57%) SDLC
6 28 (16.57%) Penetration Testing
7 25 (14.79%) Information Management
7 25 (14.79%) Project Management
8 22 (13.02%) Risk Management
9 20 (11.83%) Malware Analysis
10 17 (10.06%) Data Analytics
11 16 (9.47%) Data Cleansing
11 16 (9.47%) Software Engineering
11 16 (9.47%) Predictive Analytics
12 15 (8.88%) Data Analysis
12 15 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (8.88%) ERP
12 15 (8.88%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (8.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.67%) C#
2 35 (20.71%) Java
2 35 (20.71%) Python
3 33 (19.53%) SQL
3 33 (19.53%) C++
4 28 (16.57%) T-SQL
5 24 (14.20%) Ruby
5 24 (14.20%) C
6 16 (9.47%) PL/SQL
6 16 (9.47%) Assembly Language
6 16 (9.47%) R
7 13 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.69%) Perl
8 4 (2.37%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.59%) VBScript
10 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (38.46%) Degree
2 33 (19.53%) CISSP
3 26 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 18 (10.65%) GIAC
5 17 (10.06%) CISM
6 14 (8.28%) SC Cleared
7 11 (6.51%) CEH
8 10 (5.92%) GCFA
9 9 (5.33%) GCIH
10 6 (3.55%) CISA
10 6 (3.55%) Postgraduate
10 6 (3.55%) GREM
11 5 (2.96%) EnCE
11 5 (2.96%) SSCP
11 5 (2.96%) CHFI
12 4 (2.37%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.37%) GPEN
13 3 (1.78%) CRISC
13 3 (1.78%) ISACA
13 3 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.55%) SLA
2 6 (3.55%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.18%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.96%) Snort
2 3 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (10.65%) Tableau
2 16 (9.47%) SAP
3 11 (6.51%) Oracle
4 9 (5.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.73%) JD Edwards
6 7 (4.14%) Splunk
7 5 (2.96%) LogRhythm
7 5 (2.96%) Apple
7 5 (2.96%) Cisco
8 4 (2.37%) IBM
8 4 (2.37%) Symbian
8 4 (2.37%) Dell
8 4 (2.37%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.37%) VMware
8 4 (2.37%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.37%) Sourcefire
8 4 (2.37%) Actimize
8 4 (2.37%) Norkom
8 4 (2.37%) Palantir
8 4 (2.37%) Trustwave
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Essex
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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