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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 796 834 808
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 79 56 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.052% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.063% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 59 48 48
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £33,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+37.31% -5.63%
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
87922 88883 81219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.05% 82.87% 81.70%
Number of salaries quoted 73260 71561 67147
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 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 31 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
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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
South West +15 31 £32,500 +16.07% 1
London -3 26 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South East +20 15 £75,000 +76.47% 1
North West - 4 - -
East of England - 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands -17 1 - -
Computer Forensics
UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 75 (44.12%) Cyber Security
2 66 (38.82%) Degree
3 48 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (25.29%) Information Security
5 40 (23.53%) Finance
5 40 (23.53%) C#
6 38 (22.35%) Legal
6 38 (22.35%) E-Discovery
7 36 (21.18%) Python
7 36 (21.18%) CISSP
8 35 (20.59%) Java
9 33 (19.41%) C++
10 31 (18.24%) Linux
11 30 (17.65%) SQL
11 30 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
12 29 (17.06%) HTML
13 28 (16.47%) Data Mining
13 28 (16.47%) TCP/IP
14 27 (15.88%) Security Cleared
14 27 (15.88%) SIEM
14 27 (15.88%) HTML5
14 27 (15.88%) SDLC
15 26 (15.29%) Analytics
15 26 (15.29%) T-SQL
15 26 (15.29%) Management Information System
16 25 (14.71%) Ruby
16 25 (14.71%) jQuery
16 25 (14.71%) Cybercrime
17 24 (14.12%) Computer Science
17 24 (14.12%) Information Management

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (9.41%) SAS
2 2 (1.18%) Node.js
3 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (9.41%) SPSS
2 11 (6.47%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.47%) TCP/IP
2 24 (14.12%) Firewall
3 14 (8.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (5.29%) Network Security
5 7 (4.12%) Internet
6 5 (2.94%) SAN
6 5 (2.94%) NAS
7 4 (2.35%) DNS
8 3 (1.76%) DHCP
8 3 (1.76%) tcpdump
8 3 (1.76%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.76%) Wireless
9 2 (1.18%) LAN
9 2 (1.18%) WAN
10 1 (0.59%) SMTP
10 1 (0.59%) LDAP
10 1 (0.59%) ATM
10 1 (0.59%) FTP
10 1 (0.59%) HTTP
10 1 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.47%) Data Mining
2 16 (9.41%) Text Mining
3 10 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.71%) OLAP
4 8 (4.71%) QlikView
5 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.76%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.59%) MS Access
General
1 40 (23.53%) Finance
2 38 (22.35%) Legal
3 17 (10.00%) Marketing
4 11 (6.47%) Banking
4 11 (6.47%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.12%) Military
6 6 (3.53%) Law
6 6 (3.53%) Games
7 2 (1.18%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 55 (32.35%) Analyst
2 26 (15.29%) Developer
3 24 (14.12%) Security Analyst
4 22 (12.94%) Software Developer
5 17 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 14 (8.24%) Consultant
7 12 (7.06%) Security Manager
8 11 (6.47%) Data Analyst
9 8 (4.71%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Business Manager
9 8 (4.71%) Data Manager
9 8 (4.71%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 8 (4.71%) Data Analytics Manager
10 7 (4.12%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 7 (4.12%) Security Specialist
10 7 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.53%) Information Manager
11 6 (3.53%) Graduate
11 6 (3.53%) Information Security Manager
12 5 (2.94%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.06%) HTML
2 27 (15.88%) HTML5
3 25 (14.71%) jQuery
4 23 (13.53%) REST
5 8 (4.71%) CSS3
5 8 (4.71%) .NET
5 8 (4.71%) CSS
6 6 (3.53%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.18%) Apache Camel
7 2 (1.18%) Middleware
7 2 (1.18%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.18%) Spring
7 2 (1.18%) J2EE
7 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 48 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (15.29%) Management Information System
3 25 (14.71%) Cybercrime
4 24 (14.12%) Computer Science
5 16 (9.41%) Statistics
6 13 (7.65%) Digital Media
7 11 (6.47%) Data Extraction
8 9 (5.29%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.35%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.35%) Blog
11 3 (1.76%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.59%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.59%) Informatics
13 1 (0.59%) CESG
13 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.24%) Linux
2 16 (9.41%) Windows
3 11 (6.47%) UNIX
4 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.76%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (44.12%) Cyber Security
2 43 (25.29%) Information Security
3 38 (22.35%) E-Discovery
4 30 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
5 27 (15.88%) SIEM
5 27 (15.88%) SDLC
6 26 (15.29%) Analytics
7 24 (14.12%) Information Management
8 22 (12.94%) Risk Management
9 21 (12.35%) Project Management
10 17 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 17 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
10 17 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
10 17 (10.00%) Data Analytics
11 16 (9.41%) Data Cleansing
11 16 (9.41%) Predictive Analytics
12 15 (8.82%) Mentoring
13 14 (8.24%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (8.24%) Digital Forensics
13 14 (8.24%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.53%) C#
2 36 (21.18%) Python
3 35 (20.59%) Java
4 33 (19.41%) C++
5 30 (17.65%) SQL
6 26 (15.29%) T-SQL
7 25 (14.71%) Ruby
8 24 (14.12%) C
9 17 (10.00%) Assembly Language
10 16 (9.41%) R
10 16 (9.41%) PL/SQL
11 13 (7.65%) JavaScript
11 13 (7.65%) Perl
12 2 (1.18%) PHP
12 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.59%) VBScript
13 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 66 (38.82%) Degree
2 36 (21.18%) CISSP
3 27 (15.88%) Security Cleared
4 22 (12.94%) CISM
5 20 (11.76%) GIAC
6 15 (8.82%) GCFA
7 14 (8.24%) GCIH
8 12 (7.06%) SC Cleared
9 11 (6.47%) GREM
10 10 (5.88%) EnCE
10 10 (5.88%) Postgraduate
11 9 (5.29%) CEH
12 7 (4.12%) DV Cleared
12 7 (4.12%) CISA
13 5 (2.94%) SSCP
13 5 (2.94%) CHFI
14 4 (2.35%) GPEN
15 3 (1.76%) CRISC
15 3 (1.76%) ISACA
16 2 (1.18%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.53%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.53%) SLA
3 5 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.18%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.76%) Snort
1 3 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 17 (10.00%) Tableau
2 14 (8.24%) SAP
3 9 (5.29%) Oracle
4 8 (4.71%) JD Edwards
5 5 (2.94%) Splunk
5 5 (2.94%) LogRhythm
6 4 (2.35%) ArcSight
6 4 (2.35%) Palantir
6 4 (2.35%) Trustwave
6 4 (2.35%) Blue Coat
6 4 (2.35%) Actimize
6 4 (2.35%) Norkom
6 4 (2.35%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.35%) Cisco
6 4 (2.35%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.76%) Dell
7 3 (1.76%) VMware
7 3 (1.76%) Citrix
7 3 (1.76%) Juniper
7 3 (1.76%) SolarWinds
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