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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 802 882 914
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +32
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 75 56 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.056% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.065% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 62 41 19
Median salary £58,750 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £73,750
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -25.42%
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
74008 86796 91362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.07% 87.55% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61531 72502 75765
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Digital Forensics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Forensics within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +64 45 £60,000 -20.00% 2
South West +27 18 £70,000 - 2
South East +70 6 £37,500 -42.30%
North West -21 3 - - 1
East of England +19 2 £45,000 +12.50%
West Midlands -22 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Digital Forensics
UK

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Digital Forensics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Digital Forensics.

1 73 (50.34%) Information Security
2 61 (42.07%) Management Information System
3 56 (38.62%) Security Operations
4 52 (35.86%) Cybersecurity
5 50 (34.48%) Linux
6 48 (33.10%) E-Discovery
7 45 (31.03%) CISSP
8 44 (30.34%) Degree
9 43 (29.66%) Malware Analysis
10 39 (26.90%) Security Operations Centre
11 35 (24.14%) Windows
11 35 (24.14%) SIEM
12 32 (22.07%) Big Data
12 32 (22.07%) EnCase
13 31 (21.38%) Mentoring
13 31 (21.38%) Analytics
14 30 (20.69%) Python
15 29 (20.00%) Risk Management
15 29 (20.00%) Finance
16 28 (19.31%) Internet
16 28 (19.31%) Microsoft
17 27 (18.62%) Java
17 27 (18.62%) SANS
18 26 (17.93%) SQL
19 25 (17.24%) Firewall
19 25 (17.24%) Protective Monitoring
19 25 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
20 24 (16.55%) Data Protection
20 24 (16.55%) PowerShell
20 24 (16.55%) Information Assurance

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.76%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (15.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (8.97%) Relativity
2 4 (2.76%) Concordance
2 4 (2.76%) Ringtail
3 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.31%) Internet
2 25 (17.24%) Firewall
3 17 (11.72%) LDAP
4 10 (6.90%) Network Security
5 1 (0.69%) DNS
5 1 (0.69%) HTTP
5 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.07%) Big Data
2 6 (4.14%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.69%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (20.00%) Finance
2 23 (15.86%) Banking
3 16 (11.03%) Legal
4 14 (9.66%) Retail
5 11 (7.59%) Games
6 7 (4.83%) Aerospace
6 7 (4.83%) German Language
7 5 (3.45%) French Language
7 5 (3.45%) Law
7 5 (3.45%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (29.66%) Analyst
2 37 (25.52%) Consultant
3 35 (24.14%) Security Analyst
4 20 (13.79%) Forensic Consultant
5 15 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (9.66%) Data Analyst
6 14 (9.66%) Senior Security Analyst
7 12 (8.28%) Operations Analyst
7 12 (8.28%) Security Operations Analyst
7 12 (8.28%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (6.90%) Security Specialist
9 9 (6.21%) Forensic Manager
9 9 (6.21%) Security Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Computer Forensics Consultant
10 7 (4.83%) Malware Specialist
10 7 (4.83%) Security Consultant
11 6 (4.14%) Incident Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) Junior
11 6 (4.14%) Principal Consultant
11 6 (4.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.72%) SailPoint
1 17 (11.72%) XML
2 6 (4.14%) ZeroMQ
3 5 (3.45%) HTML
3 5 (3.45%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (42.07%) Management Information System
2 39 (26.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 21 (14.48%) Mobile App
3 21 (14.48%) Online Banking
4 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (8.97%) CESG
6 12 (8.28%) Computer Science
7 8 (5.52%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (3.45%) Social Media
8 5 (3.45%) Social Network
9 4 (2.76%) Data Conversion
9 4 (2.76%) Smart Meter
10 3 (2.07%) Cybercrime
10 3 (2.07%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.38%) iPhone
12 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
12 1 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 50 (34.48%) Linux
2 35 (24.14%) Windows
3 24 (16.55%) Mac OS X
4 7 (4.83%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.14%) CentOS
5 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (50.34%) Information Security
2 56 (38.62%) Security Operations
3 52 (35.86%) Cybersecurity
4 48 (33.10%) E-Discovery
5 43 (29.66%) Malware Analysis
6 35 (24.14%) SIEM
7 31 (21.38%) Analytics
7 31 (21.38%) Mentoring
8 29 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 25 (17.24%) Protective Monitoring
9 25 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 24 (16.55%) Data Protection
10 24 (16.55%) Information Assurance
11 23 (15.86%) Actionable Insight
11 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (15.86%) Computer Forensics
12 22 (15.17%) Penetration Testing
13 21 (14.48%) Big Data Analytics
13 21 (14.48%) Data Analytics
13 21 (14.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.69%) Python
2 27 (18.62%) Java
3 26 (17.93%) SQL
4 24 (16.55%) PowerShell
5 17 (11.72%) BeanShell
6 10 (6.90%) C++
6 10 (6.90%) Perl
7 8 (5.52%) VB
8 6 (4.14%) C
8 6 (4.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (31.03%) CISSP
2 44 (30.34%) Degree
3 27 (18.62%) SANS
4 24 (16.55%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (15.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 23 (15.86%) CCSP
6 14 (9.66%) CESG Certified Professional
7 11 (7.59%) CEH
7 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
8 10 (6.90%) CISM
9 8 (5.52%) GIAC
9 8 (5.52%) SC Cleared
10 6 (4.14%) GCIA
11 5 (3.45%) GCFA
11 5 (3.45%) GCIH
12 3 (2.07%) CHFI
12 3 (2.07%) CREST Certified
12 3 (2.07%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.38%) CISA
13 2 (1.38%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.41%) PCI DSS
2 17 (11.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (8.97%) RMADS
4 10 (6.90%) HMG Infosec
4 10 (6.90%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.38%) QA
6 1 (0.69%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
System Software
1 23 (15.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (22.07%) EnCase
2 21 (14.48%) FTK
Vendors
1 28 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.34%) Nuix
3 8 (5.52%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (4.14%) Apple
4 6 (4.14%) Google
5 4 (2.76%) Lotus
6 1 (0.69%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.69%) Cellebrite
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco
6 1 (0.69%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.69%) Splunk
6 1 (0.69%) Tableau
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