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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Forensics
Rank 858 846 855
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 20 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.016% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.019% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 21
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +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
87519 82414 85838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.06% 81.55% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 71255 68412 72904
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,673
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +2 15 £60,000 -15.49% 2
East Midlands - 3 £77,500 -
West Midlands -26 1 £17,500 -53.33% 1
South West - 1 £28,000 -
Digital Forensics
UK

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 29 (46.03%) Degree
2 22 (34.92%) Information Security
2 22 (34.92%) Cyber Security
3 21 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
4 20 (31.75%) Law
5 17 (26.98%) Windows
6 15 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
7 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (22.22%) Finance
8 12 (19.05%) Legal
8 12 (19.05%) Computer Science
8 12 (19.05%) Linux
8 12 (19.05%) E-Discovery
9 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
9 11 (17.46%) CISSP
10 10 (15.87%) Management Information System
10 10 (15.87%) SQL
10 10 (15.87%) EnCE
10 10 (15.87%) Firewall
11 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
12 8 (12.70%) Computer Security
13 7 (11.11%) Network Security
13 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
13 7 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (11.11%) CEH
13 7 (11.11%) UNIX
13 7 (11.11%) Python
14 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Firewall
2 7 (11.11%) Network Security
2 7 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.52%) Internet
4 3 (4.76%) DNS
4 3 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) VoIP
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.76%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (31.75%) Law
2 14 (22.22%) Finance
3 12 (19.05%) Legal
4 4 (6.35%) Military
4 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.76%) Advertising
5 3 (4.76%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Forensic Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Consultant
4 6 (9.52%) Incident Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Forensic Investigator
5 5 (7.94%) Security Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Security Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Support Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) e-Discovery Specialist
8 1 (1.59%) WPF Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Computer Forensics Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) IT Technician
8 1 (1.59%) Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) Ajax
2 4 (6.35%) jQuery
2 4 (6.35%) WCF
2 4 (6.35%) WPF
2 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
2 4 (6.35%) WinForms
2 4 (6.35%) HTML
2 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.35%) Web Services
2 4 (6.35%) XML
2 4 (6.35%) XSLT
2 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.59%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 10 (15.87%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.76%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.17%) SCADA
6 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.59%) Social Media
7 1 (1.59%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) Linux
3 7 (11.11%) UNIX
4 4 (6.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Information Security
1 22 (34.92%) Cyber Security
2 21 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
3 15 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
4 12 (19.05%) E-Discovery
5 8 (12.70%) Computer Security
6 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 6 (9.52%) SIEM
8 5 (7.94%) Security Architecture
8 5 (7.94%) Analytics
9 4 (6.35%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.35%) Web Development
9 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.35%) Scrum
9 4 (6.35%) MVC
9 4 (6.35%) Data Privacy
10 3 (4.76%) Network Architecture
10 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) Python
3 4 (6.35%) Ruby
3 4 (6.35%) Perl
3 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
3 4 (6.35%) C
3 4 (6.35%) C#
3 4 (6.35%) C++
4 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.17%) VBA
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) VBScript
6 1 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (46.03%) Degree
2 11 (17.46%) CISSP
3 10 (15.87%) EnCE
4 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 7 (11.11%) CEH
6 6 (9.52%) GCIA
6 6 (9.52%) GIAC
7 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.35%) CISA
8 3 (4.76%) OSCP
8 3 (4.76%) CISM
8 3 (4.76%) GSEC
8 3 (4.76%) GCIH
8 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.17%) PhD
10 1 (1.59%) CRISC
10 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.59%) MCSE
10 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.59%) BS7799
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Apple
4 2 (3.17%) Sybase
4 2 (3.17%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.59%) Tableau
5 1 (1.59%) Sourcefire
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