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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank 847 898 856
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -42
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 64 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.022% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.025% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 50 17 31
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +11.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £22,050 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £53,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £48,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +23.87%
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
82255 83057 81542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.87% 85.16% 84.96%
Number of salaries quoted 69160 68835 65687
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +31 34 £65,000 +44.44% 5
South East 0 14 £51,250 -2.38%
South West -5 7 £58,750 +80.76% 1
East of England +2 3 - -
West Midlands -13 3 £45,000 -10.89% 1
North West - 2 £80,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 60 (49.59%) Cybersecurity
2 48 (39.67%) SIEM
3 47 (38.84%) CISSP
4 42 (34.71%) C++
5 38 (31.40%) Linux
5 38 (31.40%) Management Information System
5 38 (31.40%) Security Operations
6 37 (30.58%) C#
6 37 (30.58%) Information Security
7 33 (27.27%) E-Discovery
7 33 (27.27%) Python
7 33 (27.27%) EnCase
8 32 (26.45%) Windows
9 31 (25.62%) Finance
10 30 (24.79%) Security Cleared
10 30 (24.79%) Penetration Testing
11 29 (23.97%) Firewall
11 29 (23.97%) Unix
12 25 (20.66%) Cyberthreat
13 22 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (18.18%) Degree
14 21 (17.36%) SQL
14 21 (17.36%) Java
14 21 (17.36%) Data Mining
14 21 (17.36%) CISM
14 21 (17.36%) FTK
15 20 (16.53%) SANS
15 20 (16.53%) Intrusion Detection
15 20 (16.53%) SC Cleared
16 19 (15.70%) Data Analysis

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2000
1 13 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2003
1 13 (10.74%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 12 (9.92%) IBM Notes
2 12 (9.92%) SAS
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (10.74%) MS Office
2 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.65%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.97%) Firewall
2 20 (16.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (14.05%) LAN
3 17 (14.05%) WAN
4 16 (13.22%) Network Security
5 15 (12.40%) Internet
6 13 (10.74%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.13%) Wireless
8 4 (3.31%) HTTP
9 3 (2.48%) HTTPS
9 3 (2.48%) IPsec
9 3 (2.48%) NNTP
9 3 (2.48%) SSL
9 3 (2.48%) X.509
10 2 (1.65%) DNS
10 2 (1.65%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.83%) DHCP
11 1 (0.83%) FTP
11 1 (0.83%) SAN
11 1 (0.83%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.36%) Data Mining
2 13 (10.74%) MS Access
3 8 (6.61%) Big Data
4 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.83%) EDRMS
General
1 31 (25.62%) Finance
2 17 (14.05%) Military
3 16 (13.22%) Law
4 8 (6.61%) Legal
4 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 60 (49.59%) Analyst
2 37 (30.58%) Security Analyst
3 26 (21.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 13 (10.74%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (9.92%) Senior Security Analyst
6 11 (9.09%) SOC Analyst
7 10 (8.26%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 9 (7.44%) Forensic Investigator
9 8 (6.61%) Digital Analyst
9 8 (6.61%) Forensic Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Information Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Information Security Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Data Analyst
11 6 (4.96%) Graduate
12 5 (4.13%) Security Engineer
12 5 (4.13%) Security Specialist
13 4 (3.31%) Incident Analyst
13 4 (3.31%) Operations Support Specialist
13 4 (3.31%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) HTML
2 8 (6.61%) HTML5
2 8 (6.61%) jQuery
2 8 (6.61%) REST
3 5 (4.13%) .NET
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) CSS3
4 1 (0.83%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.83%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (31.40%) Management Information System
2 25 (20.66%) Cyberthreat
3 22 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (15.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (9.92%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (6.61%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.79%) Digital Media
8 5 (4.13%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.65%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.65%) PKI
9 2 (1.65%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.83%) Clustering
10 1 (0.83%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.83%) SCADA
10 1 (0.83%) Social Network
10 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.40%) Linux
2 32 (26.45%) Windows
3 29 (23.97%) Unix
4 6 (4.96%) Solaris
5 3 (2.48%) AIX
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (49.59%) Cybersecurity
2 48 (39.67%) SIEM
3 38 (31.40%) Security Operations
4 37 (30.58%) Information Security
5 33 (27.27%) E-Discovery
6 30 (24.79%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (15.70%) Data Analysis
8 16 (13.22%) Incident Management
9 15 (12.40%) Reverse Engineering
10 14 (11.57%) Digital Forensics
10 14 (11.57%) ITIL
10 14 (11.57%) Project Management
11 12 (9.92%) Data Protection
12 11 (9.09%) Malware Analysis
12 11 (9.09%) Threat Analysis
13 10 (8.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 10 (8.26%) Software Engineering
14 9 (7.44%) Analytics
14 9 (7.44%) Network Monitoring
15 7 (5.79%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 42 (34.71%) C++
2 37 (30.58%) C#
3 33 (27.27%) Python
4 21 (17.36%) Java
4 21 (17.36%) SQL
5 12 (9.92%) VB
5 12 (9.92%) VBScript
6 10 (8.26%) C
7 8 (6.61%) Perl
7 8 (6.61%) Ruby
8 7 (5.79%) Assembly Language
9 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.83%) PHP
12 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (38.84%) CISSP
2 30 (24.79%) Security Cleared
3 22 (18.18%) Degree
4 21 (17.36%) CISM
5 20 (16.53%) SANS
5 20 (16.53%) SC Cleared
6 16 (13.22%) GIAC
7 15 (12.40%) GCIH
8 14 (11.57%) GCFA
8 14 (11.57%) GCIA
9 10 (8.26%) EnCE
10 8 (6.61%) CEH
11 7 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (4.96%) CCNA
12 6 (4.96%) GREM
12 6 (4.96%) SSCP
13 5 (4.13%) DV Cleared
14 4 (3.31%) CHFI
14 4 (3.31%) CISA
14 4 (3.31%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.65%) ISO27002
2 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) Snort
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.83%) UAG
3 1 (0.83%) vCloud
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (27.27%) EnCase
2 21 (17.36%) FTK
3 3 (2.48%) QRadar
4 2 (1.65%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.83%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.83%) Nessus
5 1 (0.83%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.83%) SCCM
5 1 (0.83%) SCOM
5 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.92%) Lotus
2 12 (9.92%) McAfee
2 12 (9.92%) Splunk
3 11 (9.09%) ArcSight
4 7 (5.79%) AlienVault
5 6 (4.96%) Intel
5 6 (4.96%) Nuix
6 4 (3.31%) SAP
6 4 (3.31%) Tableau
6 4 (3.31%) VMware
7 3 (2.48%) Apple
8 2 (1.65%) Cellebrite
8 2 (1.65%) HP
8 2 (1.65%) Qualys
8 2 (1.65%) Symantec
9 1 (0.83%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.83%) Google
9 1 (0.83%) LogLogic
9 1 (0.83%) Sourcefire
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