The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 602 588 611
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 39 12 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.027% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.033% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 33
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,675 £40,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £84,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +24.26%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39963 36781 43924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 81.89% 81.50% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32744 30674 37745
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Computer Forensics
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 9 £57,500 +27.77%
Hounslow - 2 £27,500 -
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (61.02%) Degree
2 23 (38.98%) Computer Science
2 23 (38.98%) Finance
3 21 (35.59%) E-Discovery
4 20 (33.90%) Windows
5 17 (28.81%) Linux
6 14 (23.73%) GCIH
7 12 (20.34%) Firewall
8 11 (18.64%) UNIX
8 11 (18.64%) SQL
8 11 (18.64%) Legal
8 11 (18.64%) GIAC
8 11 (18.64%) GCFA
8 11 (18.64%) Network Security
9 10 (16.95%) Business Development
9 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (16.95%) Information Security
9 10 (16.95%) Perl
9 10 (16.95%) Python
9 10 (16.95%) CISSP
9 10 (16.95%) Analytics
10 9 (15.25%) Digital Forensics
10 9 (15.25%) Law
11 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
11 8 (13.56%) Ruby
11 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.56%) SAN
11 8 (13.56%) PHP
11 8 (13.56%) HTML
11 8 (13.56%) SIEM

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) Firewall
2 11 (18.64%) Network Security
3 8 (13.56%) SAN
3 8 (13.56%) NAS
4 6 (10.17%) Wireshark
5 3 (5.08%) Wireless
6 2 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.69%) DNS
7 1 (1.69%) SSL
7 1 (1.69%) Internet
7 1 (1.69%) DHCP
7 1 (1.69%) HTTP
7 1 (1.69%) SNMP
7 1 (1.69%) SMTP
7 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) EDRMS
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) Text Mining
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Legal
3 9 (15.25%) Law
4 7 (11.86%) Advertising
5 4 (6.78%) Banking
6 2 (3.39%) Retail
7 1 (1.69%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Consultant
2 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Security Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Forensic Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Information Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (6.78%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Graduate
7 3 (5.08%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Business Development Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Support Manager
8 2 (3.39%) IT Support Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.56%) Social Media
3 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Windows
2 17 (28.81%) Linux
3 11 (18.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) E-Discovery
2 10 (16.95%) Business Development
2 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (16.95%) Information Security
2 10 (16.95%) Analytics
3 9 (15.25%) Digital Forensics
4 8 (13.56%) SIEM
5 6 (10.17%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (10.17%) Computer Security
6 5 (8.47%) Data Analytics
6 5 (8.47%) Data Protection
6 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.78%) Data Security
7 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.78%) BCP
7 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (5.08%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 10 (16.95%) Perl
2 10 (16.95%) Python
3 8 (13.56%) Ruby
3 8 (13.56%) PHP
4 4 (6.78%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) VB
6 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 36 (61.02%) Degree
2 14 (23.73%) GCIH
3 11 (18.64%) GIAC
3 11 (18.64%) GCFA
4 10 (16.95%) CISSP
5 6 (10.17%) GCIA
6 5 (8.47%) EnCE
7 4 (6.78%) CISM
8 1 (1.69%) GPEN
8 1 (1.69%) GISP
8 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) CGEIT
8 1 (1.69%) GCED
8 1 (1.69%) CCNA
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.69%) CISA
8 1 (1.69%) MCP
8 1 (1.69%) PhD
8 1 (1.69%) CEH
8 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) F5
2 1 (1.69%) Symantec
2 1 (1.69%) Apple
2 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle
2 1 (1.69%) Sybase
2 1 (1.69%) Qualys
2 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
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