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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 800 861 837
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -24
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 66 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.024% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.029% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 45 26 20
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £80,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -32.27%
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
86526 89433 82017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.05% 82.85% 81.80%
Number of salaries quoted 72298 72039 67906
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%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +26 28 £57,250 +43.12% 1
South East +17 14 £34,000 -20.00% 1
North West +3 7 £46,500 -22.50%
East of England - 7 £40,000 -
South West -8 4 £41,250 +47.32%
Yorkshire - 3 £41,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands +7 1 £47,500 +48.43%
Digital Forensics
UK

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 32 (32.99%) Degree
2 30 (30.93%) Finance
3 29 (29.90%) Information Security
4 26 (26.80%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (26.80%) Cyber Security
5 24 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (24.74%) Windows
6 21 (21.65%) TCP/IP
7 20 (20.62%) E-Discovery
8 19 (19.59%) Firewall
9 18 (18.56%) Legal
9 18 (18.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (17.53%) SIEM
10 17 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (17.53%) VMware
10 17 (17.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 17 (17.53%) UNIX
11 16 (16.49%) Perl
11 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
12 15 (15.46%) Python
13 14 (14.43%) Linux
13 14 (14.43%) CISSP
13 14 (14.43%) Computer Forensics
13 14 (14.43%) EnCE
14 13 (13.40%) Malware Analysis
14 13 (13.40%) GIAC
15 12 (12.37%) Management Information System
15 12 (12.37%) Ethical Hacking
15 12 (12.37%) DNS
15 12 (12.37%) SQL

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.65%) TCP/IP
2 19 (19.59%) Firewall
3 12 (12.37%) DNS
4 10 (10.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (10.31%) DHCP
4 10 (10.31%) Network Security
5 7 (7.22%) Wireshark
6 6 (6.19%) tcpdump
7 5 (5.15%) SMTP
7 5 (5.15%) SNMP
8 4 (4.12%) FTP
8 4 (4.12%) HTTP
8 4 (4.12%) LDAP
8 4 (4.12%) SSL
8 4 (4.12%) Telnet
9 3 (3.09%) NAS
9 3 (3.09%) Internet
10 2 (2.06%) TACACS
11 1 (1.03%) VPN
11 1 (1.03%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) Data Mining
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) MS Access
4 1 (1.03%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.03%) GDB
General
1 30 (30.93%) Finance
2 18 (18.56%) Legal
3 10 (10.31%) Banking
4 8 (8.25%) Law
5 6 (6.19%) Retail
5 6 (6.19%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (49.48%) Analyst
2 23 (23.71%) Security Analyst
3 12 (12.37%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 8 (8.25%) Consultant
5 7 (7.22%) Forensic Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Administrator
7 5 (5.15%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Forensic Investigator
8 4 (4.12%) Network Intrusion Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Network Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.09%) Incident Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Process Engineer
10 2 (2.06%) IT Administrator
10 2 (2.06%) Graduate
10 2 (2.06%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.06%) Security Investigator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) .NET
2 3 (3.09%) WSH
3 2 (2.06%) Web Services
4 1 (1.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) COM
4 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.37%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.22%) Cryptography
5 5 (5.15%) PKI
5 5 (5.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (4.12%) Data Conversion
6 4 (4.12%) Taxonomies
7 3 (3.09%) Cybercrime
8 2 (2.06%) Data Extraction
8 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.06%) Economics
9 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.74%) Windows
2 17 (17.53%) UNIX
3 14 (14.43%) Linux
4 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.06%) Android
7 1 (1.03%) AIX
7 1 (1.03%) Solaris
7 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) Debian
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) Information Security
2 26 (26.80%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (26.80%) Cyber Security
3 20 (20.62%) E-Discovery
4 18 (18.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 17 (17.53%) SIEM
5 17 (17.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (14.43%) Computer Forensics
7 13 (13.40%) Malware Analysis
8 12 (12.37%) Ethical Hacking
9 11 (11.34%) Incident Management
9 11 (11.34%) Service Management
9 11 (11.34%) Analytics
10 10 (10.31%) Security Management
11 8 (8.25%) Risk Management
11 8 (8.25%) Computer Security
11 8 (8.25%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (7.22%) Reverse Engineering
12 7 (7.22%) ITIL
13 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) Perl
1 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.46%) Python
3 12 (12.37%) SQL
4 9 (9.28%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.22%) VBScript
5 7 (7.22%) C
6 6 (6.19%) C++
7 4 (4.12%) C#
7 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.09%) Ruby
8 3 (3.09%) Java
9 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.03%) VB
10 1 (1.03%) VBA
10 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (32.99%) Degree
2 14 (14.43%) EnCE
2 14 (14.43%) CISSP
3 13 (13.40%) GIAC
4 10 (10.31%) Postgraduate
4 10 (10.31%) GCIH
5 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
6 8 (8.25%) GCFA
6 8 (8.25%) CISA
6 8 (8.25%) CISM
7 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.12%) GCIA
9 3 (3.09%) CEH
10 1 (1.03%) CHFI
10 1 (1.03%) MCP
10 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.03%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.12%) QA
2 4 (4.12%) SLA
3 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.03%) BS7799
4 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.15%) Snort
4 4 (4.12%) vSphere
5 1 (1.03%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (5.15%) WSUS
2 5 (5.15%) SCCM
3 2 (2.06%) Nessus
3 2 (2.06%) Nmap
4 1 (1.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) VMware
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.28%) Splunk
4 7 (7.22%) Qualys
5 6 (6.19%) Symantec
5 6 (6.19%) Citrix
6 5 (5.15%) Veeam
6 5 (5.15%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.12%) IBM
8 3 (3.09%) Intel
9 2 (2.06%) Cisco
9 2 (2.06%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.03%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.03%) McAfee
10 1 (1.03%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.03%) Juniper
10 1 (1.03%) CA
10 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
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