The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 571 598 591
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 47 17 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.038% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.045% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 41 13 25
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,400 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -22.63%
Computer Forensics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37761 37642 40514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.59% 83.59% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31032 31242 34645
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in London

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the London region.

Computer Forensics Salary Trend in London

Computer Forensics
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Computer Forensics Salary Histogram in London

Computer Forensics
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the London region over the 3 months to 1 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
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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
City of London +19 13 £47,500 +5.55%
South Croydon - 1 £60,000 -
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Computer 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 Computer Forensics.

1 41 (50.62%) E-Discovery
2 29 (35.80%) Legal
3 26 (32.10%) Law
3 26 (32.10%) Degree
4 25 (30.86%) SQL
5 22 (27.16%) Finance
6 20 (24.69%) Information Security
7 19 (23.46%) Digital Forensics
8 18 (22.22%) EDRMS
9 15 (18.52%) Analytics
9 15 (18.52%) LexisNexis
10 14 (17.28%) Windows
10 14 (17.28%) GIAC
11 13 (16.05%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (16.05%) SAS
11 13 (16.05%) SPSS
11 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
11 13 (16.05%) CISSP
11 13 (16.05%) R
11 13 (16.05%) Data Analytics
12 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
13 11 (13.58%) GCIH
14 9 (11.11%) Firewall
14 9 (11.11%) Cyber Security
15 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (9.88%) CISM
15 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
15 8 (9.88%) EnCE
15 8 (9.88%) Network Security
15 8 (9.88%) Business Development

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Computer 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 Computer Forensics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.05%) SAS
2 7 (8.64%) IBM Notes
2 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.23%) GroupWise
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) SPSS
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Firewall
2 8 (9.88%) Network Security
3 5 (6.17%) VPN
4 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.47%) Wireless
6 1 (1.23%) LDAP
6 1 (1.23%) DHCP
6 1 (1.23%) HTTP
6 1 (1.23%) SNMP
6 1 (1.23%) DNS
6 1 (1.23%) SSL
6 1 (1.23%) SMTP
6 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) EDRMS
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (35.80%) Legal
2 26 (32.10%) Law
3 22 (27.16%) Finance
4 5 (6.17%) Advertising
4 5 (6.17%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Arabic Language
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.47%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.23%) German Language
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) Consultant
2 14 (17.28%) Analyst
3 8 (9.88%) Security Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Forensic Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Security Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.94%) Support Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Operations Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Security Operations Manager
7 4 (4.94%) e-Discovery Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Support Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Business Development Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Graduate
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.47%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Technical Support
9 2 (2.47%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.70%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.47%) SCADA
5 2 (2.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Linux
3 5 (6.17%) UNIX
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.62%) E-Discovery
2 20 (24.69%) Information Security
3 19 (23.46%) Digital Forensics
4 15 (18.52%) Analytics
5 13 (16.05%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (16.05%) Data Analytics
6 9 (11.11%) Cyber Security
7 8 (9.88%) Business Development
8 7 (8.64%) Computer Security
9 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (6.17%) Validation
11 4 (4.94%) Workflow
11 4 (4.94%) OOP
11 4 (4.94%) OO
11 4 (4.94%) Reverse Engineering
11 4 (4.94%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (3.70%) SIEM
13 2 (2.47%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) SQL
2 13 (16.05%) R
3 6 (7.41%) C#
3 6 (7.41%) C++
4 4 (4.94%) Python
4 4 (4.94%) Perl
4 4 (4.94%) Ruby
5 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) Java
6 1 (1.23%) VB
6 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (32.10%) Degree
2 14 (17.28%) GIAC
3 13 (16.05%) CISSP
4 11 (13.58%) GCIH
5 8 (9.88%) CISM
5 8 (9.88%) EnCE
6 6 (7.41%) CISA
6 6 (7.41%) GCFA
7 4 (4.94%) CEH
8 3 (3.70%) OSCP
9 2 (2.47%) PhD
9 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.23%) GCED
10 1 (1.23%) GPEN
10 1 (1.23%) GISP
10 1 (1.23%) GSNA
10 1 (1.23%) MCP
10 1 (1.23%) MCSD
10 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) LexisNexis
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) Lotus
4 4 (4.94%) Apple
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) Sybase
6 1 (1.23%) Tableau
6 1 (1.23%) JBoss
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