The table below looks at the statistics for Digital 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 Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 819 858 837
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 40 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.039% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.047% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 31 41 26
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.18%
Digital 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
86870 91057 82564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.76% 82.78% 81.02%
Number of salaries quoted 71897 74104 68287
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 £73,150
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Digital Forensics across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Digital Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Digital Forensics across the England region.

Digital Forensics Salary Trend in England

Digital Forensics
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Digital Forensics across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Digital Forensics Salary Histogram in England

Digital 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 Digital Forensics within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +15 16 £34,000 -12.25% 5
South East +33 11 £42,750 -5.00% 2
East of England +15 5 £38,500 +2.66% 2
South West -14 3 £47,500 +69.64% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £41,000 -
North West -10 1 £46,500 -15.45%
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 - 2
Digital Forensics
UK

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics.

1 27 (34.62%) Information Security
2 24 (30.77%) Degree
3 22 (28.21%) Linux
4 20 (25.64%) Finance
5 19 (24.36%) E-Discovery
6 18 (23.08%) Windows
7 16 (20.51%) Firewall
7 16 (20.51%) Cyber Security
8 15 (19.23%) Legal
9 14 (17.95%) Computer Forensics
9 14 (17.95%) Malware Analysis
10 13 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 13 (16.67%) Law
10 13 (16.67%) SQL
10 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 13 (16.67%) CISSP
11 11 (14.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (14.10%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (14.10%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
11 11 (14.10%) Project Management
11 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
11 11 (14.10%) DNS
11 11 (14.10%) SIEM
11 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (12.82%) tcpdump
12 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
13 9 (11.54%) Network Security
13 9 (11.54%) DHCP
13 9 (11.54%) Perl

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.56%) IIS
1 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Final Cut Pro
2 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) Firewall
2 11 (14.10%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
2 11 (14.10%) DNS
3 10 (12.82%) tcpdump
4 9 (11.54%) Network Security
4 9 (11.54%) DHCP
5 7 (8.97%) Wireshark
6 6 (7.69%) SMTP
6 6 (7.69%) HTTP
7 5 (6.41%) Telnet
7 5 (6.41%) SSL
7 5 (6.41%) FTP
7 5 (6.41%) LDAP
8 3 (3.85%) NAS
8 3 (3.85%) Internet
8 3 (3.85%) SNMP
9 2 (2.56%) TACACS
10 1 (1.28%) VoIP
10 1 (1.28%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) Data Mining
2 5 (6.41%) MySQL
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) GDB
2 1 (1.28%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Legal
3 13 (16.67%) Law
4 5 (6.41%) Games
5 3 (3.85%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.56%) Advertising
7 1 (1.28%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 37 (47.44%) Analyst
2 12 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Forensic Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Administrator
5 7 (8.97%) Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Network Intrusion Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Network Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) Head of Security
9 3 (3.85%) Forensic Investigator
9 3 (3.85%) Head of Information Security
9 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Process Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.28%) COM
3 1 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
2 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.26%) Cybercrime
4 7 (8.97%) Digital Media
5 4 (5.13%) Cryptography
5 4 (5.13%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.56%) Economics
6 2 (2.56%) PKI
6 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.56%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.28%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.28%) Blog
7 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Linux
2 18 (23.08%) Windows
3 9 (11.54%) UNIX
4 7 (8.97%) Android
4 7 (8.97%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.13%) Debian
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.28%) AIX
7 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Information Security
2 19 (24.36%) E-Discovery
3 16 (20.51%) Cyber Security
4 14 (17.95%) Computer Forensics
4 14 (17.95%) Malware Analysis
5 11 (14.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (14.10%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (14.10%) Project Management
5 11 (14.10%) SIEM
6 8 (10.26%) Analytics
7 7 (8.97%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (8.97%) Business Continuity
8 6 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.41%) Security Management
9 5 (6.41%) Service Management
9 5 (6.41%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (6.41%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.13%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) Perl
2 9 (11.54%) Python
3 8 (10.26%) C
3 8 (10.26%) C++
4 5 (6.41%) MATLAB
4 5 (6.41%) VBScript
5 4 (5.13%) C#
5 4 (5.13%) PHP
5 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.85%) Java
7 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.28%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (30.77%) Degree
2 13 (16.67%) CISSP
3 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.69%) CISM
5 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.41%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.41%) GCIA
5 5 (6.41%) Postgraduate
6 4 (5.13%) EnCE
7 3 (3.85%) GIAC
7 3 (3.85%) CISA
7 3 (3.85%) GCIH
7 3 (3.85%) CEH
8 2 (2.56%) CRISC
9 1 (1.28%) CHFI
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) QA
3 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.56%) BS7799
3 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.69%) Snort
2 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) XenApp
4 1 (1.28%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Nagios
2 3 (3.85%) WSUS
2 3 (3.85%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) VMware
2 5 (6.41%) IBM
2 5 (6.41%) i2
2 5 (6.41%) Apple
2 5 (6.41%) Symbian
3 4 (5.13%) Intel
3 4 (5.13%) Citrix
4 3 (3.85%) Veeam
4 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
4 3 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (1.28%) Splunk
5 1 (1.28%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco
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