The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 620 652 605
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -47
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 16 27 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.054% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.064% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 2
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,250 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £78,500 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -13.00%
Digital 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
37380 42499 36853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.38% 84.63% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31292 35300 30681
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +48 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Chiswick - 2 £22,500 -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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%) E-Discovery
2 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) CISSP
3 7 (30.43%) Information Security
4 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity
4 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity Management
4 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) Law
4 6 (26.09%) Legal
4 6 (26.09%) Security Management
4 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (26.09%) Perl
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (21.74%) CISA
5 5 (21.74%) Data Security
5 5 (21.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (21.74%) BS7799
5 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
5 5 (21.74%) CRISC
5 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
5 5 (21.74%) COBIT
6 4 (17.39%) Network Security

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
1 4 (17.39%) tcpdump
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) POP3
4 1 (4.35%) SMTP
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
2 1 (4.35%) EDRMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) GDB
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Law
2 6 (26.09%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Security Officer
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Forensic Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Head of IT Security
6 1 (4.35%) Malware Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Head of Security
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Information Security Officer
6 1 (4.35%) Forensic Investigator
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.35%) Cybercrime
5 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.35%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Debian
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) E-Discovery
2 7 (30.43%) Information Security
3 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity
3 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity Management
3 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
3 6 (26.09%) Security Management
3 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
4 5 (21.74%) Data Security
4 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
5 4 (17.39%) Computer Security
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) E-business
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Perl
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C++
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 4 (17.39%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) CISSP
3 5 (21.74%) CISA
3 5 (21.74%) CRISC
4 3 (13.04%) EnCE
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) GCIH
5 1 (4.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 5 (21.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (21.74%) BS7799
2 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 5 (21.74%) COBIT
3 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix
1 1 (4.35%) Splunk
1 1 (4.35%) VMware
Hounslow, Middlesex
JM
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
GE
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago