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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 827 869 928
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +59
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 69 63 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.062% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.070% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 25
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,650 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £42,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+52.94% +14.09%
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
80627 89500 91514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.11% 87.47% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68096 74574 73688
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +48 57 £58,750 +11.90% 4
South West 0 8 £65,000 +57.57% 1
South East +13 4 £42,250 +15.75% 1
Digital Forensics
UK

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 56 (52.34%) Information Security
2 44 (41.12%) Malware Analysis
3 41 (38.32%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (38.32%) Management Information System
4 39 (36.45%) Security Operations
5 38 (35.51%) CISSP
6 36 (33.64%) Penetration Testing
7 34 (31.78%) Windows
8 33 (30.84%) Finance
9 32 (29.91%) Linux
10 31 (28.97%) Degree
10 31 (28.97%) Mentoring
11 30 (28.04%) Firewall
12 28 (26.17%) Python
13 27 (25.23%) Security Operations Centre
13 27 (25.23%) Root Cause Analysis
14 25 (23.36%) SANS
14 25 (23.36%) Internet
15 23 (21.50%) Banking
16 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (20.56%) EnCase
16 22 (20.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 22 (20.56%) Big Data
16 22 (20.56%) Analytics
16 22 (20.56%) PowerShell
17 21 (19.63%) Mobile App
17 21 (19.63%) Big Data Analytics
17 21 (19.63%) Data Analytics
17 21 (19.63%) E-Discovery

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 2 (1.87%) IBM Notes
1 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.93%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Relativity
2 2 (1.87%) Concordance
2 2 (1.87%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.04%) Firewall
2 25 (23.36%) Internet
3 13 (12.15%) Network Security
4 2 (1.87%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) Big Data
2 4 (3.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (30.84%) Finance
2 23 (21.50%) Banking
3 10 (9.35%) Legal
4 7 (6.54%) Law
5 4 (3.74%) Military
6 2 (1.87%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) German Language
7 1 (0.93%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 30 (28.04%) Analyst
2 17 (15.89%) Security Analyst
3 16 (14.95%) Consultant
4 12 (11.21%) Forensic Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) Operations Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) Security Operations Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) Security Specialist
6 8 (7.48%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) Forensic Investigator
7 6 (5.61%) Forensic Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Digital Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Forensic Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Incident Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Malware Specialist
8 5 (4.67%) SOC Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.74%) Information Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) Flash
2 2 (1.87%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.93%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 41 (38.32%) Management Information System
2 27 (25.23%) Security Operations Centre
3 21 (19.63%) Mobile App
3 21 (19.63%) Online Banking
4 13 (12.15%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.41%) Mathematics
6 8 (7.48%) Cyber Attack
6 8 (7.48%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (7.48%) SCADA
7 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (5.61%) Cryptography
8 6 (5.61%) Cybercrime
9 5 (4.67%) CESG
9 5 (4.67%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (4.67%) PKI
10 4 (3.74%) Smart Meter
11 3 (2.80%) Data Conversion
11 3 (2.80%) Smartphone
12 2 (1.87%) Physics
13 1 (0.93%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.78%) Windows
2 32 (29.91%) Linux
3 21 (19.63%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.34%) Information Security
2 44 (41.12%) Malware Analysis
3 41 (38.32%) Cybersecurity
4 39 (36.45%) Security Operations
5 36 (33.64%) Penetration Testing
6 31 (28.97%) Mentoring
7 27 (25.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (20.56%) Analytics
9 21 (19.63%) Actionable Insight
9 21 (19.63%) Big Data Analytics
9 21 (19.63%) Data Analytics
9 21 (19.63%) E-Discovery
10 14 (13.08%) Computer Forensics
10 14 (13.08%) Security Management
11 13 (12.15%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (11.21%) Information Assurance
13 11 (10.28%) Protective Monitoring
14 10 (9.35%) SIEM
15 9 (8.41%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.17%) Python
2 22 (20.56%) PowerShell
3 9 (8.41%) Java
3 9 (8.41%) Perl
4 8 (7.48%) C++
5 6 (5.61%) VB
6 5 (4.67%) SQL
7 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.87%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.87%) C
9 1 (0.93%) C#
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (35.51%) CISSP
2 31 (28.97%) Degree
3 25 (23.36%) SANS
4 22 (20.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 22 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (19.63%) CCSP
6 16 (14.95%) GIAC
7 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
8 12 (11.21%) CISM
9 11 (10.28%) GCIH
10 8 (7.48%) CREST Certified
10 8 (7.48%) GREM
10 8 (7.48%) MCP
11 7 (6.54%) CEH
11 7 (6.54%) DV Cleared
12 6 (5.61%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (3.74%) CISA
13 4 (3.74%) EnCE
14 3 (2.80%) CHFI
14 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (6.54%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.67%) HMG Infosec
2 5 (4.67%) JSP 440
2 5 (4.67%) RMADS
3 3 (2.80%) JTAG
4 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.93%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
5 1 (0.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (20.56%) EnCase
2 15 (14.02%) FTK
Vendors
1 7 (6.54%) Nuix
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.74%) Cellebrite
4 2 (1.87%) Lotus
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