The first table below looks at the demand for Digital 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 Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Forensics
Rank 646 603 647
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +44
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 16 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.018% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.022% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 19
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,778 £34,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £44,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40605 37072 44333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 81.82% 81.57% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33285 30911 38113
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Digital Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in London

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in London

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

Digital Forensics Salary Trend in London

Digital Forensics
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Digital Forensics across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Digital Forensics Salary Histogram in London

Digital 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 Digital Forensics within the London region over the 3 months to 18 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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Vacancies
City of London -15 4 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Hounslow - 2 £27,500 -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) Law
2 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 9 (39.13%) Splunk
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Computer Forensics
3 7 (30.43%) Cyber Security
4 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (26.09%) E-Discovery
4 6 (26.09%) Network Security
4 6 (26.09%) Information Security
5 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
5 5 (21.74%) UNIX
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) tcpdump
5 5 (21.74%) ArcSight
5 5 (21.74%) Network Architecture
5 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (21.74%) Wireshark
5 5 (21.74%) Snort
5 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (17.39%) EnCE
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Advertising
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall
7 3 (13.04%) Legal
7 3 (13.04%) Perl
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Analytics
8 2 (8.70%) Mathematics

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 6 (26.09%) Network Security
3 5 (21.74%) tcpdump
3 5 (21.74%) Wireshark
3 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Big Data
1 2 (8.70%) EDRMS
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (39.13%) Law
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Advertising
4 3 (13.04%) Legal
5 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Security Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Incident Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Forensic Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Business Development Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Data Conversion
4 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.35%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Forensics
1 7 (30.43%) Cyber Security
2 6 (26.09%) E-Discovery
2 6 (26.09%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) Network Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) EnCE
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Splunk
2 5 (21.74%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase
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