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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Forensics
UK / England
Rank 771 841 911
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +70
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 64 92 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.096% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.11% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 46 68 19
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%

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
70158 84275 86248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.85% 88.36% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 58065 70779 71293
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 £75,000 £77,500
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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +62 29 £66,250 +17.77% 3
South East +58 20 £38,750 -43.63% 2
South West +9 7 £27,000 -
East of England - 3 - -
West Midlands +18 2 £35,000 -22.22%
North West -28 2 - - 1
East Midlands +12 1 £80,000 +23.07%
Digital Forensics
UK

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 57 (42.86%) Information Security
2 52 (39.10%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (32.33%) SIEM
4 41 (30.83%) E-Discovery
4 41 (30.83%) SQL
4 41 (30.83%) Linux
5 39 (29.32%) Java
6 35 (26.32%) Management Information System
6 35 (26.32%) Risk Management
6 35 (26.32%) Degree
7 34 (25.56%) Active Directory
8 31 (23.31%) CISSP
9 30 (22.56%) CEH
10 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 26 (19.55%) Windows
12 25 (18.80%) MS Excel
12 25 (18.80%) GCIA
12 25 (18.80%) Data Loss Prevention
13 24 (18.05%) Malware Analysis
14 23 (17.29%) Security Operations
14 23 (17.29%) Firewall
15 22 (16.54%) EnCase
15 22 (16.54%) Data Protection
15 22 (16.54%) Information Assurance
15 22 (16.54%) Protective Monitoring
16 21 (15.79%) Security Cleared
16 21 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
16 21 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 20 (15.04%) Data Security
17 20 (15.04%) LDAP

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 11 (8.27%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Relativity
2 2 (1.50%) Concordance
2 2 (1.50%) Ringtail
3 1 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.29%) Firewall
2 20 (15.04%) LDAP
3 7 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (5.26%) Network Security
4 6 (4.51%) Internet
5 2 (1.50%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.75%) DNS
6 1 (0.75%) HTTP
6 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.03%) Big Data
2 11 (8.27%) NoSQL
2 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Burp Suite
1 2 (1.50%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (12.03%) Retail
2 15 (11.28%) Games
3 12 (9.02%) Legal
3 12 (9.02%) Military
4 11 (8.27%) Aerospace
5 9 (6.77%) Finance
6 8 (6.02%) German Language
7 6 (4.51%) French Language
8 4 (3.01%) Music Industry
9 3 (2.26%) Law
10 2 (1.50%) Banking
11 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.75%) Marketing
11 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (34.59%) Consultant
2 43 (32.33%) Analyst
3 38 (28.57%) Security Analyst
4 27 (20.30%) Forensic Consultant
5 21 (15.79%) Security Consultant
6 18 (13.53%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (12.78%) Senior Security Analyst
8 16 (12.03%) Data Analyst
9 15 (11.28%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 13 (9.77%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 13 (9.77%) Security Engineer
11 11 (8.27%) Graduate
11 11 (8.27%) Senior Consultant
12 10 (7.52%) Support Engineer
13 8 (6.02%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 8 (6.02%) Security Support Engineer
14 6 (4.51%) Computer Forensics Consultant
14 6 (4.51%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
14 6 (4.51%) Windows Engineer
14 6 (4.51%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.04%) SailPoint
1 20 (15.04%) XML
2 16 (12.03%) HTML
3 11 (8.27%) ZeroMQ
4 4 (3.01%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 16 (12.03%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (10.53%) CESG
5 13 (9.77%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (6.77%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.51%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (3.76%) Cybercrime
9 4 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (3.01%) Social Media
9 4 (3.01%) Social Network
10 3 (2.26%) CCTV
10 3 (2.26%) Digital Media
10 3 (2.26%) iPhone
11 2 (1.50%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.83%) Linux
2 26 (19.55%) Windows
3 12 (9.02%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.27%) CentOS
5 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.02%) Unix
7 3 (2.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (42.86%) Information Security
2 52 (39.10%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (32.33%) SIEM
4 41 (30.83%) E-Discovery
5 35 (26.32%) Risk Management
6 25 (18.80%) Data Loss Prevention
7 24 (18.05%) Malware Analysis
8 23 (17.29%) Security Operations
9 22 (16.54%) Data Protection
9 22 (16.54%) Information Assurance
9 22 (16.54%) Protective Monitoring
10 21 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
11 20 (15.04%) Data Security
11 20 (15.04%) Regulatory Compliance
12 17 (12.78%) Analytics
12 17 (12.78%) Computer Forensics
13 16 (12.03%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (12.03%) Ethical Hacking
14 15 (11.28%) Security Management
15 14 (10.53%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 41 (30.83%) SQL
2 39 (29.32%) Java
3 20 (15.04%) BeanShell
4 18 (13.53%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.02%) C
5 12 (9.02%) C#
6 9 (6.77%) Python
7 7 (5.26%) C++
7 7 (5.26%) Perl
8 5 (3.76%) VB
9 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (26.32%) Degree
2 31 (23.31%) CISSP
3 30 (22.56%) CEH
4 25 (18.80%) GCIA
5 21 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 16 (12.03%) GCIH
7 14 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
7 14 (10.53%) SC Cleared
8 12 (9.02%) SANS
9 10 (7.52%) CHFI
9 10 (7.52%) CISM
10 8 (6.02%) GCFA
11 7 (5.26%) GIAC
12 6 (4.51%) GAWN
12 6 (4.51%) GPEN
13 5 (3.76%) CISA
13 5 (3.76%) CREST Certified
13 5 (3.76%) DV Cleared
14 4 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (2.26%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (15.04%) PCI DSS
3 11 (8.27%) JSP 440
4 9 (6.77%) RMADS
5 7 (5.26%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 34 (25.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (16.54%) EnCase
2 16 (12.03%) FTK
3 5 (3.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (3.01%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (2.26%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.02%) Nuix
3 11 (8.27%) Apple
3 11 (8.27%) Google
4 10 (7.52%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (3.01%) Cisco
6 3 (2.26%) Intel
6 3 (2.26%) Lotus
7 2 (1.50%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.50%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.50%) Splunk
8 1 (0.75%) Tableau
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