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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 582 611 609
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 44 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.038% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.046% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 39 15 22
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £76,800 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -13.41%
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
38308 37224 40996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.68% 83.64% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31481 30926 35198
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +24 13 £47,500 +5.55% 1
South Croydon - 1 £60,000 -
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 42 (51.85%) E-Discovery
2 30 (37.04%) Legal
3 27 (33.33%) Law
3 27 (33.33%) Degree
4 24 (29.63%) Finance
4 24 (29.63%) SQL
5 19 (23.46%) EDRMS
5 19 (23.46%) Digital Forensics
6 17 (20.99%) Information Security
7 16 (19.75%) Windows
7 16 (19.75%) Analytics
7 16 (19.75%) LexisNexis
8 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
9 13 (16.05%) SAS
9 13 (16.05%) SPSS
9 13 (16.05%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (16.05%) R
9 13 (16.05%) Data Analytics
10 12 (14.81%) GIAC
10 12 (14.81%) CISSP
11 11 (13.58%) GCIH
12 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
13 9 (11.11%) Firewall
13 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 9 (11.11%) Network Security
14 8 (9.88%) Business Development
14 8 (9.88%) Cyber Security
14 8 (9.88%) Linux
14 8 (9.88%) EnCE
15 7 (8.64%) IBM Notes

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) SPSS
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Firewall
1 9 (11.11%) Network Security
2 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.17%) VPN
3 2 (2.47%) Wireless
3 2 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.23%) DNS
4 1 (1.23%) SSL
4 1 (1.23%) Intranet
4 1 (1.23%) LDAP
4 1 (1.23%) SMTP
4 1 (1.23%) DHCP
4 1 (1.23%) HTTP
4 1 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) EDRMS
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (37.04%) Legal
2 27 (33.33%) Law
3 24 (29.63%) Finance
4 5 (6.17%) Advertising
4 5 (6.17%) Banking
4 5 (6.17%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Arabic Language
6 2 (2.47%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Consultant
2 13 (16.05%) Analyst
3 7 (8.64%) Security Engineer
3 7 (8.64%) Forensic Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Security Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Applications Support
6 4 (4.94%) Support Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) Operations Manager
6 4 (4.94%) e-Discovery Specialist
6 4 (4.94%) Security Operations Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Applications Support Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) Development Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Business Development Manager
8 2 (2.47%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.47%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.70%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.47%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.47%) SCADA
6 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Linux
3 7 (8.64%) UNIX
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.85%) E-Discovery
2 19 (23.46%) Digital Forensics
3 17 (20.99%) Information Security
4 16 (19.75%) Analytics
5 13 (16.05%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (16.05%) Data Analytics
6 8 (9.88%) Business Development
6 8 (9.88%) Cyber Security
7 7 (8.64%) Computer Security
8 6 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.17%) Validation
9 5 (6.17%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (4.94%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.94%) Workflow
11 3 (3.70%) OOP
11 3 (3.70%) OO
11 3 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
11 3 (3.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) SQL
2 13 (16.05%) R
3 6 (7.41%) C#
3 6 (7.41%) C++
4 5 (6.17%) Python
4 5 (6.17%) Ruby
4 5 (6.17%) Perl
5 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.23%) Java
6 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (33.33%) Degree
2 12 (14.81%) CISSP
2 12 (14.81%) GIAC
3 11 (13.58%) GCIH
4 8 (9.88%) EnCE
5 7 (8.64%) CISM
6 6 (7.41%) GCFA
7 4 (4.94%) CISA
8 3 (3.70%) PhD
8 3 (3.70%) CEH
9 2 (2.47%) OSCP
9 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.23%) GCED
10 1 (1.23%) GPEN
10 1 (1.23%) GISP
10 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.23%) GSNA
10 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.23%) MCP
10 1 (1.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
1 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) LexisNexis
2 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) Lotus
4 4 (4.94%) Apple
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle
5 3 (3.70%) Sybase
6 1 (1.23%) JBoss
6 1 (1.23%) Tableau
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