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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Forensics
UK / England
Rank 771 852 905
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +53
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 51 68 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.072% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.082% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 19
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +52.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £118,000 £50,900
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £60,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +92.00%

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
69779 83122 84860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.68% 88.22% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 57754 69797 70213
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Computer Forensics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +69 40 £60,000 -7.69% 2
South West +23 6 £62,500 +4.16% 1
West Midlands +27 2 £49,759 -0.48%
East of England +26 2 £53,750 -
North East - 1 £29,500 -
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Forensics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 54 (54.55%) Information Security
2 46 (46.46%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (41.41%) Degree
4 39 (39.39%) Firewall
4 39 (39.39%) E-Discovery
4 39 (39.39%) Network Security
5 38 (38.38%) Linux
6 36 (36.36%) CISSP
7 35 (35.35%) Windows
8 33 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
9 30 (30.30%) CSIRT
10 28 (28.28%) CISM
10 28 (28.28%) Legal
10 28 (28.28%) SIEM
11 27 (27.27%) Security Operations
11 27 (27.27%) EnCase
11 27 (27.27%) Threat Detection
12 25 (25.25%) Computer Security
12 25 (25.25%) TCP/IP
12 25 (25.25%) SQL
13 24 (24.24%) Security Operations Centre
14 23 (23.23%) Unix
14 23 (23.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 23 (23.23%) GCIH
14 23 (23.23%) Intrusion Detection
15 22 (22.22%) Risk Management
16 21 (21.21%) FTK
17 20 (20.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 20 (20.20%) Malware Analysis
18 19 (19.19%) Vulnerability Management

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.14%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.05%) Apache
2 5 (5.05%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.03%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.02%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Relativity
2 2 (2.02%) Concordance
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.02%) Ringtail
3 1 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (39.39%) Firewall
1 39 (39.39%) Network Security
2 25 (25.25%) TCP/IP
3 23 (23.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (10.10%) NetScreen
5 9 (9.09%) DNS
6 5 (5.05%) DHCP
7 4 (4.04%) HTTP
7 4 (4.04%) Wireless
8 3 (3.03%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.02%) Internet
9 2 (2.02%) LDAP
9 2 (2.02%) snoop
9 2 (2.02%) SSL
9 2 (2.02%) tcpdump
9 2 (2.02%) VPN
9 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.01%) FTP
10 1 (1.01%) IPv4
10 1 (1.01%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) Big Data
2 5 (5.05%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.04%) MS Access
4 3 (3.03%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.02%) QlikView
5 2 (2.02%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.01%) Text Mining
General
1 28 (28.28%) Legal
2 4 (4.04%) Law
3 3 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.02%) Finance
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) German Language
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Military
5 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Analyst
1 25 (25.25%) Consultant
2 24 (24.24%) Forensic Consultant
3 21 (21.21%) Security Analyst
4 17 (17.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 16 (16.16%) Security Engineer
6 15 (15.15%) Senior Consultant
7 11 (11.11%) Computer Forensics Consultant
8 10 (10.10%) Operations Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) Security Manager
9 9 (9.09%) SOC Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) Operational Security Manager
10 7 (7.07%) Operations Manager
10 7 (7.07%) Security Operations Manager
10 7 (7.07%) SOC Manager
11 6 (6.06%) Architect
11 6 (6.06%) Compliance Officer
11 6 (6.06%) Junior Consultant
11 6 (6.06%) Risk Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) Elastic Stack
1 15 (15.15%) Regular Expression
2 5 (5.05%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.24%) Security Operations Centre
2 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.10%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.02%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.02%) Cybercrime
5 2 (2.02%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.38%) Linux
2 35 (35.35%) Windows
3 23 (23.23%) Unix
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.55%) Information Security
2 46 (46.46%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (39.39%) E-Discovery
4 33 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
5 28 (28.28%) SIEM
6 27 (27.27%) Security Operations
6 27 (27.27%) Threat Detection
7 25 (25.25%) Computer Security
8 22 (22.22%) Risk Management
9 20 (20.20%) Malware Analysis
10 19 (19.19%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (17.17%) Cyber Intelligence
11 17 (17.17%) Digital Forensics
11 17 (17.17%) Network Design
12 16 (16.16%) Analytics
12 16 (16.16%) Identity Access Management
12 16 (16.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 12 (12.12%) ITIL
13 12 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.25%) SQL
2 19 (19.19%) Python
3 15 (15.15%) Bash Shell
3 15 (15.15%) Ruby
4 8 (8.08%) Perl
5 7 (7.07%) C++
5 7 (7.07%) Java
6 3 (3.03%) VB
7 2 (2.02%) R
8 1 (1.01%) Lua
8 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (41.41%) Degree
2 36 (36.36%) CISSP
3 28 (28.28%) CISM
4 23 (23.23%) GCIH
5 18 (18.18%) GCIA
5 18 (18.18%) GIAC
5 18 (18.18%) SANS
6 17 (17.17%) CNA
6 17 (17.17%) Network+ Certification
6 17 (17.17%) Novell Certification
7 15 (15.15%) CEH
8 10 (10.10%) CREST Certified
9 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
10 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
11 6 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (6.06%) CGEIT
11 6 (6.06%) CISA
12 5 (5.05%) OSCP
13 1 (1.01%) CFCE
13 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.07%) GPG13
3 2 (2.02%) ISO27002
3 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (17.17%) Snort
2 5 (5.05%) HDFS
3 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (30.30%) CSIRT
2 27 (27.27%) EnCase
3 21 (21.21%) FTK
4 20 (20.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 16 (16.16%) QRadar
6 14 (14.14%) Kibana
6 14 (14.14%) logstash
7 10 (10.10%) RSA enVision
8 5 (5.05%) Fluentd
9 2 (2.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (2.02%) RSA Security Analytics
9 2 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (2.02%) WSUS
10 1 (1.01%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (1.01%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Sourcefire
1 17 (17.17%) Sun
2 16 (16.16%) AlienVault
2 16 (16.16%) ArcSight
2 16 (16.16%) LogRhythm
2 16 (16.16%) Splunk
3 15 (15.15%) FireEye
3 15 (15.15%) Fortinet
3 15 (15.15%) Palo Alto
3 15 (15.15%) Sophos
3 15 (15.15%) TippingPoint
4 13 (13.13%) Cisco
4 13 (13.13%) Intel Security
5 10 (10.10%) CheckPoint
5 10 (10.10%) Juniper
6 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.07%) Nuix
8 3 (3.03%) Lotus
8 3 (3.03%) Tableau
9 2 (2.02%) Symantec
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