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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Forensics
Rank 844 828 861
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +33
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 25 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.026% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.028% 0.032% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 19
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,950 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +4.76%
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
88348 80777 86180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.76% 79.43% 77.93%
Number of salaries quoted 71077 66715 73803
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
London +6 13 £40,000 -46.66% 3
North West - 5 £60,000 -
South West - 3 £28,000 -
West Midlands -13 2 £38,500 +13.23% 1
South East -31 2 £42,500 -22.72%
Digital Forensics
UK

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 31 (38.27%) Degree
2 28 (34.57%) Law
3 27 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
4 20 (24.69%) Finance
5 19 (23.46%) Information Security
6 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 17 (20.99%) SQL
8 16 (19.75%) Cyber Security
9 15 (18.52%) Reverse Engineering
9 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
11 13 (16.05%) Windows
11 13 (16.05%) Oracle
12 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
12 12 (14.81%) Legal
12 12 (14.81%) Firewall
12 12 (14.81%) E-Discovery
13 11 (13.58%) .NET
13 11 (13.58%) C
13 11 (13.58%) C++
13 11 (13.58%) Network Security
14 10 (12.35%) WCF
14 10 (12.35%) WPF
14 10 (12.35%) EnCE
14 10 (12.35%) jQuery
14 10 (12.35%) .NET Framework
14 10 (12.35%) Ajax
14 10 (12.35%) Web Development
14 10 (12.35%) MVC
14 10 (12.35%) Scrum

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.23%) IIS
1 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) Firewall
2 11 (13.58%) Network Security
3 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.17%) Internet
4 5 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.47%) DHCP
5 2 (2.47%) DNS
6 1 (1.23%) LAN
6 1 (1.23%) VoIP
6 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.94%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (34.57%) Law
2 20 (24.69%) Finance
3 12 (14.81%) Legal
4 10 (12.35%) Military
5 6 (7.41%) Advertising
6 5 (6.17%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.70%) Banking
8 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Forensic Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Consultant
3 9 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Forensic Investigator
6 5 (6.17%) Incident Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Security Operations Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Mobile Forensics Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Incident Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) .NET
2 10 (12.35%) WCF
2 10 (12.35%) WPF
2 10 (12.35%) jQuery
2 10 (12.35%) .NET Framework
2 10 (12.35%) Ajax
2 10 (12.35%) WinForms
2 10 (12.35%) HTML
2 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
2 10 (12.35%) Web Services
2 10 (12.35%) XML
2 10 (12.35%) XSLT
2 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.47%) Economics
4 2 (2.47%) SCADA
5 1 (1.23%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.23%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Linux
3 4 (4.94%) UNIX
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
2 19 (23.46%) Information Security
3 16 (19.75%) Cyber Security
4 15 (18.52%) Reverse Engineering
5 12 (14.81%) E-Discovery
6 10 (12.35%) Web Development
6 10 (12.35%) MVC
6 10 (12.35%) Scrum
7 9 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 7 (8.64%) Analytics
8 7 (8.64%) SIEM
9 6 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (6.17%) Computer Security
10 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.17%) Data Privacy
11 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.94%) Security Architecture
11 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
12 3 (3.70%) Project Planning
12 3 (3.70%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 11 (13.58%) C
2 11 (13.58%) C++
3 10 (12.35%) C#
3 10 (12.35%) VB.NET
3 10 (12.35%) Python
4 5 (6.17%) Perl
4 5 (6.17%) Ruby
5 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.47%) VBA
7 1 (1.23%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) Java
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (38.27%) Degree
2 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) EnCE
4 8 (9.88%) CISSP
5 7 (8.64%) GCIA
6 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.94%) CEH
7 4 (4.94%) GCIH
7 4 (4.94%) GIAC
7 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.70%) PhD
8 3 (3.70%) GSEC
9 1 (1.23%) MCSE
9 1 (1.23%) MCP
9 1 (1.23%) CISM
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.23%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) Splunk
4 3 (3.70%) Sybase
4 3 (3.70%) LexisNexis
5 2 (2.47%) Apple
6 1 (1.23%) JBoss
6 1 (1.23%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.23%) Tableau
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