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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 864 891 920
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +29
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 42 31 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.031% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.036% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 49
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £61,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +13.09%
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
82088 85947 94274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.92% 86.25% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 69243 70640 77351
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +32 21 £70,000 +115.38% 3
South West +4 7 £51,250 +7.89% 1
North West +25 6 £51,500 -20.76% 1
West Midlands -14 4 £27,500 -
South East -1 2 £71,000 +49.47% 1
East Midlands - 1 £49,000 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Digital Forensics
UK

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 64 (49.23%) Information Security
2 41 (31.54%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (28.46%) Legal
4 35 (26.92%) Law
5 31 (23.85%) Degree
6 29 (22.31%) CISSP
7 26 (20.00%) CISM
8 24 (18.46%) Finance
8 24 (18.46%) Windows
8 24 (18.46%) E-Discovery
9 23 (17.69%) Security Cleared
9 23 (17.69%) Reverse Engineering
9 23 (17.69%) GCIH
9 23 (17.69%) EnCase
10 22 (16.92%) Case Management
10 22 (16.92%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (16.92%) GIAC
11 20 (15.38%) SIEM
12 19 (14.62%) Python
13 18 (13.85%) Linux
14 17 (13.08%) JavaScript
14 17 (13.08%) Risk Management
15 16 (12.31%) FTK
16 15 (11.54%) Firewall
16 15 (11.54%) Mentoring
16 15 (11.54%) Mathematics
16 15 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 14 (10.77%) Incident Management
17 14 (10.77%) Network Security
17 14 (10.77%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.54%) Firewall
2 14 (10.77%) Network Security
3 12 (9.23%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.69%) Internet
5 9 (6.92%) Wireshark
6 8 (6.15%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (4.62%) tcpdump
8 5 (3.85%) DNS
9 4 (3.08%) HTTP
9 4 (3.08%) SSL
10 2 (1.54%) VPN
11 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) Big Data
2 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.08%) Metasploit
General
1 37 (28.46%) Legal
2 35 (26.92%) Law
3 24 (18.46%) Finance
4 9 (6.92%) Military
5 8 (6.15%) Banking
6 4 (3.08%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.31%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (27.69%) Analyst
2 29 (22.31%) Consultant
3 20 (15.38%) Forensic Analyst
4 19 (14.62%) Forensic Consultant
5 11 (8.46%) Digital Analyst
5 11 (8.46%) E-Discovery Consultant
6 10 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Security Consultant
8 8 (6.15%) IT Security Specialist
8 8 (6.15%) Security Specialist
9 7 (5.38%) Principal Consultant
10 6 (4.62%) Cyberthreat Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Forensic Investigator
10 6 (4.62%) Network Specialist
10 6 (4.62%) Principal Security Consultant
11 5 (3.85%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Ethical Hacker
11 5 (3.85%) Network Operations Specialist
11 5 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) WSH
2 5 (3.85%) .NET
2 5 (3.85%) Ajax
2 5 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (3.85%) jQuery
3 4 (3.08%) HTML
4 3 (2.31%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Mathematics
2 14 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.77%) Cyber Attack
3 13 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.46%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (8.46%) SCADA
5 10 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (6.92%) Cybercrime
7 7 (5.38%) Cryptography
7 7 (5.38%) Data Conversion
8 6 (4.62%) Client/Server
9 5 (3.85%) Physics
9 5 (3.85%) PKI
10 1 (0.77%) BYOD
10 1 (0.77%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.77%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.46%) Windows
2 18 (13.85%) Linux
3 6 (4.62%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.85%) Android
4 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.54%) Unix
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (49.23%) Information Security
2 41 (31.54%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (18.46%) E-Discovery
4 23 (17.69%) Reverse Engineering
5 22 (16.92%) Case Management
5 22 (16.92%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (15.38%) SIEM
7 17 (13.08%) Risk Management
8 15 (11.54%) Mentoring
9 14 (10.77%) Incident Management
10 13 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
10 13 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
11 12 (9.23%) Analytics
11 12 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (9.23%) Security Operations
12 11 (8.46%) Computer Forensics
12 11 (8.46%) Data Management
12 11 (8.46%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (8.46%) Project Management
12 11 (8.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.62%) Python
2 17 (13.08%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.00%) Perl
4 12 (9.23%) Java
5 9 (6.92%) C#
6 8 (6.15%) C++
6 8 (6.15%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.38%) Ruby
7 7 (5.38%) SQL
8 5 (3.85%) Assembly Language
8 5 (3.85%) C
9 4 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.31%) PHP
11 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (23.85%) Degree
2 29 (22.31%) CISSP
3 26 (20.00%) CISM
4 23 (17.69%) GCIH
4 23 (17.69%) Security Cleared
5 22 (16.92%) GIAC
6 13 (10.00%) CEH
6 13 (10.00%) GREM
7 12 (9.23%) EnCE
8 11 (8.46%) CREST Certified
8 11 (8.46%) MCP
9 10 (7.69%) DV Cleared
10 7 (5.38%) CHFI
10 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
11 6 (4.62%) PCI QSA
12 5 (3.85%) SANS
13 4 (3.08%) CISA
13 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (3.08%) GCFA
14 3 (2.31%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.15%) ISO 9001
4 5 (3.85%) PA-DSS
5 3 (2.31%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) Snort
2 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (17.69%) EnCase
2 16 (12.31%) FTK
3 1 (0.77%) QRadar
3 1 (0.77%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 7 (5.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.62%) NetWitness
3 4 (3.08%) i2
3 4 (3.08%) Splunk
4 3 (2.31%) Cellebrite
4 3 (2.31%) LogRhythm
4 3 (2.31%) Nuix
4 3 (2.31%) VMware
5 2 (1.54%) AlienVault
5 2 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (0.77%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.77%) Google
6 1 (0.77%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.77%) Qualys
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