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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 832 866 822
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -44
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 34 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.045% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.054% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 25
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £71,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -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
85971 92682 82919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.44% 82.72% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 71068 75748 69069
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 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 2 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
(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
South East +15 14 £52,500 +16.66%
London +18 13 £30,000 -20.00% 1
South West -14 4 £47,500 +69.64%
East of England +11 1 £38,500 +2.66% 1
North West -9 1 £65,000 +13.04%
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Digital Forensics
UK

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 24 (35.82%) Linux
2 23 (34.33%) Information Security
3 22 (32.84%) Finance
4 17 (25.37%) Degree
4 17 (25.37%) E-Discovery
5 16 (23.88%) Firewall
5 16 (23.88%) Windows
6 15 (22.39%) Legal
6 15 (22.39%) Cyber Security
6 15 (22.39%) Malware Analysis
7 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
7 14 (20.90%) Computer Forensics
8 13 (19.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (19.40%) Management Information System
8 13 (19.40%) CISSP
9 12 (17.91%) SQL
9 12 (17.91%) Law
9 12 (17.91%) tcpdump
10 11 (16.42%) SIEM
10 11 (16.42%) Project Management
10 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
11 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (13.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
12 9 (13.43%) Reverse Engineering
12 9 (13.43%) Perl
12 9 (13.43%) UNIX
12 9 (13.43%) Python
12 9 (13.43%) Business Continuity
13 8 (11.94%) Penetration Testing

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (2.99%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Final Cut Pro
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) Firewall
2 13 (19.40%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (17.91%) tcpdump
4 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
5 8 (11.94%) Wireshark
5 8 (11.94%) DNS
6 6 (8.96%) Network Security
6 6 (8.96%) SMTP
6 6 (8.96%) DHCP
6 6 (8.96%) HTTP
7 5 (7.46%) Telnet
7 5 (7.46%) FTP
7 5 (7.46%) LDAP
7 5 (7.46%) SSL
8 3 (4.48%) Internet
8 3 (4.48%) NAS
9 2 (2.99%) TACACS
10 1 (1.49%) ATM
10 1 (1.49%) VoIP
10 1 (1.49%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Data Mining
2 5 (7.46%) MySQL
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) MS Access
4 1 (1.49%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) GDB
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 15 (22.39%) Legal
3 12 (17.91%) Law
4 5 (7.46%) Games
5 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.99%) Advertising
7 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.49%) Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Retail
7 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Analyst
2 11 (16.42%) Security Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) Forensic Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Administrator
5 7 (10.45%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) Network Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Network Intrusion Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Head of Security
8 4 (5.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.48%) Head of Information Security
10 2 (2.99%) Information Security Officer
10 2 (2.99%) Security Officer
10 2 (2.99%) Forensic Investigator
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
2 13 (19.40%) Management Information System
3 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.45%) Cybercrime
4 7 (10.45%) Digital Media
5 4 (5.97%) Cryptography
5 4 (5.97%) Taxonomies
6 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.99%) Economics
7 2 (2.99%) PKI
7 2 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.49%) Data Conversion
8 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Linux
2 16 (23.88%) Windows
3 9 (13.43%) UNIX
4 6 (8.96%) Android
4 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.97%) Debian
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.49%) AIX
8 1 (1.49%) Solaris
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Information Security
2 17 (25.37%) E-Discovery
3 15 (22.39%) Cyber Security
3 15 (22.39%) Malware Analysis
4 14 (20.90%) Computer Forensics
5 11 (16.42%) Project Management
5 11 (16.42%) SIEM
6 9 (13.43%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (13.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (13.43%) Business Continuity
7 8 (11.94%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Computer Security
8 6 (8.96%) Security Management
8 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.96%) Business Continuity Management
8 6 (8.96%) Security Architecture
8 6 (8.96%) Analytics
9 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (7.46%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (7.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) SQL
2 9 (13.43%) Perl
2 9 (13.43%) Python
3 8 (11.94%) C
4 7 (10.45%) C++
5 5 (7.46%) MATLAB
6 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.97%) PHP
7 3 (4.48%) C#
8 2 (2.99%) Java
8 2 (2.99%) VBScript
8 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.49%) VB
9 1 (1.49%) VBA
9 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Degree
2 13 (19.40%) CISSP
3 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.96%) CISM
5 5 (7.46%) GCIA
5 5 (7.46%) Postgraduate
5 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.97%) EnCE
6 4 (5.97%) CRISC
6 4 (5.97%) CISA
6 4 (5.97%) GCIH
7 2 (2.99%) GIAC
8 1 (1.49%) CEH
8 1 (1.49%) MCP
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.97%) COBIT
2 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) BS7799
2 4 (5.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Snort
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) XenApp
3 1 (1.49%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Nagios
2 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Symbian
2 5 (7.46%) i2
2 5 (7.46%) Apple
2 5 (7.46%) IBM
3 4 (5.97%) Splunk
3 4 (5.97%) Intel
4 2 (2.99%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.49%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Symantec
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
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