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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 821 875 933
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +58
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 57 61 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.060% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.068% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 51 43 23
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £40,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +42.85%
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
79080 89101 91294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.26% 87.44% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 66390 74452 73759
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +67 47 £55,000 -12.00% 9
South West +5 7 £65,000 +62.50%
South East +32 2 £55,000 +61.76%
North West 0 1 - -
Digital Forensics
UK

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 51 (51.00%) Information Security
2 43 (43.00%) Management Information System
2 43 (43.00%) Malware Analysis
3 42 (42.00%) Security Operations
4 38 (38.00%) Cybersecurity
5 37 (37.00%) CISSP
6 31 (31.00%) Mentoring
7 29 (29.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 29 (29.00%) Python
8 28 (28.00%) Internet
9 27 (27.00%) Windows
9 27 (27.00%) Linux
9 27 (27.00%) Firewall
9 27 (27.00%) Finance
9 27 (27.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 27 (27.00%) SANS
10 26 (26.00%) Big Data
10 26 (26.00%) Degree
11 25 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
12 23 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (23.00%) Banking
13 22 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (22.00%) Mac OS X
13 22 (22.00%) CCSP
13 22 (22.00%) Analytics
13 22 (22.00%) E-Discovery
13 22 (22.00%) PowerShell
13 22 (22.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 22 (22.00%) Actionable Insight
14 21 (21.00%) EnCase

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 (2.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Office
2 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Relativity
2 2 (2.00%) Concordance
2 2 (2.00%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.00%) Internet
2 27 (27.00%) Firewall
3 8 (8.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.00%) Big Data
2 4 (4.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.00%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (27.00%) Finance
2 23 (23.00%) Banking
3 12 (12.00%) Legal
4 5 (5.00%) Games
4 5 (5.00%) Music Industry
5 3 (3.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (27.00%) Analyst
2 16 (16.00%) Consultant
2 16 (16.00%) Security Analyst
3 11 (11.00%) Security Specialist
4 10 (10.00%) Forensic Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Operations Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Security Operations Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) Forensic Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Forensic Consultant
7 7 (7.00%) Malware Specialist
8 6 (6.00%) Incident Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Security Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Forensic Investigator
9 5 (5.00%) Information Specialist
9 5 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.00%) Digital Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Information Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) HTML
1 5 (5.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 43 (43.00%) Management Information System
2 27 (27.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 21 (21.00%) Mobile App
3 21 (21.00%) Online Banking
4 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.00%) CESG
6 5 (5.00%) Cryptography
6 5 (5.00%) PKI
6 5 (5.00%) Social Media
6 5 (5.00%) Social Network
7 4 (4.00%) Smart Meter
8 3 (3.00%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (3.00%) SCADA
8 3 (3.00%) Smartphone
9 2 (2.00%) Cybercrime
9 2 (2.00%) Data Conversion
9 2 (2.00%) iPhone
9 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.00%) Linux
1 27 (27.00%) Windows
2 22 (22.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.00%) Information Security
2 43 (43.00%) Malware Analysis
3 42 (42.00%) Security Operations
4 38 (38.00%) Cybersecurity
5 31 (31.00%) Mentoring
6 29 (29.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 25 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 23 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (22.00%) Actionable Insight
9 22 (22.00%) Analytics
9 22 (22.00%) E-Discovery
10 21 (21.00%) Big Data Analytics
10 21 (21.00%) Data Analytics
11 15 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (15.00%) Security Management
12 13 (13.00%) Information Assurance
13 12 (12.00%) Protective Monitoring
13 12 (12.00%) SIEM
14 11 (11.00%) Computer Forensics
15 10 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.00%) Python
2 22 (22.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.00%) C++
3 7 (7.00%) Java
3 7 (7.00%) Perl
3 7 (7.00%) SQL
4 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (37.00%) CISSP
2 27 (27.00%) SANS
3 26 (26.00%) Degree
4 22 (22.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 22 (22.00%) CCSP
4 22 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (13.00%) GIAC
6 11 (11.00%) CISM
7 7 (7.00%) GCIH
7 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (6.00%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (5.00%) CEH
10 4 (4.00%) GCFA
11 3 (3.00%) CISA
11 3 (3.00%) CREST Certified
11 3 (3.00%) GREM
11 3 (3.00%) MCP
11 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
12 2 (2.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) HMG Infosec
1 5 (5.00%) JSP 440
1 5 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.00%) RMADS
2 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.00%) QA
4 1 (1.00%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
4 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.00%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 21 (21.00%) EnCase
2 12 (12.00%) FTK
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (9.00%) Nuix
2 2 (2.00%) Cellebrite
2 2 (2.00%) Lotus
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + up to 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
Met Police
Salary: From £37,305 to £41,811 per annum plus £3,406 location allowance
Posted: 24 days ago
South East London
Met Police
Salary: From £29,990 to £35,699 per annum plus £3,406 location allowance
Posted: 24 days ago
South East London
Met Police
Salary: From £43,298 to £48,494 per annum plus £3,406 location allowance
Posted: 24 days ago