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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Forensics
UK / England
Rank 779 822 900
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +78
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 66 72 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.078% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.089% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 14
Median salary £56,250 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £55,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +14.58%

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
69491 80594 82768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.18% 87.70% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 57640 67785 68751
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +70 32 £65,000 -13.33% 1
South West +26 19 £70,000 - 2
South East +78 12 £38,750 -1.27%
East of England +17 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 £40,000 -20.00%
North West -30 1 - -
Digital Forensics
UK

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 (45.97%) Information Security
2 46 (37.10%) E-Discovery
3 41 (33.06%) Management Information System
4 39 (31.45%) Degree
4 39 (31.45%) SIEM
5 35 (28.23%) Linux
6 34 (27.42%) Cybersecurity
7 33 (26.61%) Risk Management
8 29 (23.39%) SQL
8 29 (23.39%) Active Directory
8 29 (23.39%) Microsoft
8 29 (23.39%) Security Operations
9 26 (20.97%) CISSP
9 26 (20.97%) Java
10 25 (20.16%) MS Excel
10 25 (20.16%) Protective Monitoring
10 25 (20.16%) Information Assurance
11 24 (19.35%) Data Protection
11 24 (19.35%) Data Loss Prevention
12 23 (18.55%) EnCase
13 22 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (16.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 21 (16.94%) PCI DSS
15 20 (16.13%) BeanShell
15 20 (16.13%) SailPoint
15 20 (16.13%) Regulatory Compliance
15 20 (16.13%) Identity Access Management
15 20 (16.13%) Computer Forensics
15 20 (16.13%) Data Security
15 20 (16.13%) 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 9 (7.26%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.42%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.42%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.81%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (20.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Relativity
2 3 (2.42%) Concordance
2 3 (2.42%) Ringtail
3 1 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.13%) LDAP
2 7 (5.65%) Firewall
2 7 (5.65%) Internet
2 7 (5.65%) Network Security
3 4 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.81%) DNS
4 1 (0.81%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.29%) Big Data
2 9 (7.26%) NoSQL
2 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.81%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (12.90%) Retail
2 14 (11.29%) Games
3 13 (10.48%) Legal
4 10 (8.06%) Aerospace
5 9 (7.26%) German Language
6 8 (6.45%) Finance
7 6 (4.84%) French Language
8 5 (4.03%) Music Industry
9 3 (2.42%) Law
10 2 (1.61%) Banking
11 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (30.65%) Consultant
2 36 (29.03%) Analyst
3 33 (26.61%) Security Analyst
4 18 (14.52%) Forensic Consultant
5 17 (13.71%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (12.90%) Data Analyst
6 16 (12.90%) Senior Security Analyst
7 12 (9.68%) Security Engineer
8 11 (8.87%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (8.06%) Forensic Manager
9 10 (8.06%) Security Consultant
10 8 (6.45%) Support Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 6 (4.84%) Computer Forensics Consultant
12 6 (4.84%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 6 (4.84%) Junior
12 6 (4.84%) Principal Consultant
12 6 (4.84%) Security Support Engineer
13 5 (4.03%) Information Security Consultant
13 5 (4.03%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.13%) SailPoint
1 20 (16.13%) XML
2 9 (7.26%) ZeroMQ
3 5 (4.03%) HTML
3 5 (4.03%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.06%) Management Information System
2 17 (13.71%) Security Operations Centre
3 16 (12.90%) CESG
4 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.87%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (7.26%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.03%) Cyber Defence
7 5 (4.03%) Social Media
7 5 (4.03%) Social Network
8 4 (3.23%) Cybercrime
9 3 (2.42%) Data Conversion
9 3 (2.42%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.61%) iPhone
11 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.81%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.81%) iPad
11 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.23%) Linux
2 20 (16.13%) Windows
3 10 (8.06%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.26%) CentOS
5 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.03%) Unix
7 3 (2.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.97%) Information Security
2 46 (37.10%) E-Discovery
3 39 (31.45%) SIEM
4 34 (27.42%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (26.61%) Risk Management
6 29 (23.39%) Security Operations
7 25 (20.16%) Information Assurance
7 25 (20.16%) Protective Monitoring
8 24 (19.35%) Data Loss Prevention
8 24 (19.35%) Data Protection
9 22 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (16.13%) Computer Forensics
10 20 (16.13%) Data Security
10 20 (16.13%) Identity Access Management
10 20 (16.13%) Regulatory Compliance
11 19 (15.32%) Security Management
12 16 (12.90%) Business Continuity
12 16 (12.90%) Malware Analysis
13 15 (12.10%) Forensic Analysis
13 15 (12.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.39%) SQL
2 26 (20.97%) Java
3 20 (16.13%) BeanShell
4 9 (7.26%) C
4 9 (7.26%) Python
5 6 (4.84%) C++
5 6 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.84%) Perl
6 4 (3.23%) VB
7 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (31.45%) Degree
2 26 (20.97%) CISSP
3 17 (13.71%) CEH
3 17 (13.71%) CESG Certified Professional
4 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 12 (9.68%) GCIA
6 11 (8.87%) SC Cleared
7 10 (8.06%) CISM
8 9 (7.26%) SANS
9 5 (4.03%) GCFA
9 5 (4.03%) GIAC
10 4 (3.23%) GCIH
11 3 (2.42%) CHFI
11 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.42%) CREST Certified
11 3 (2.42%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (1.61%) CCSP
12 2 (1.61%) CISA
13 1 (0.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 21 (16.94%) PCI DSS
2 13 (10.48%) JSP 440
2 13 (10.48%) RMADS
3 10 (8.06%) HMG Infosec
4 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 29 (23.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (18.55%) EnCase
2 17 (13.71%) FTK
3 6 (4.84%) CSIRT
4 5 (4.03%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (2.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 29 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.87%) Nuix
3 10 (8.06%) CA Agile Central
4 9 (7.26%) Apple
4 9 (7.26%) Google
5 3 (2.42%) Lotus
6 1 (0.81%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco
6 1 (0.81%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.81%) Splunk
6 1 (0.81%) Tableau
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