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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 565 637 648
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +11
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 55 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.062% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.070% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 51 22 17
Median salary £57,500 £62,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,950 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £40,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +42.85%
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
34291 38500 39263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.80% 88.24% 86.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29621 32500 32283
Median salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Digital Forensics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Forensics within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +41 6 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Digital Forensics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Digital Forensics.

1 36 (48.65%) Malware Analysis
2 34 (45.95%) Information Security
3 33 (44.59%) Management Information System
4 32 (43.24%) Cybersecurity
5 31 (41.89%) Security Operations
6 30 (40.54%) Mentoring
6 30 (40.54%) CISSP
7 28 (37.84%) Python
8 27 (36.49%) Internet
9 26 (35.14%) Big Data
9 26 (35.14%) SANS
10 25 (33.78%) Windows
10 25 (33.78%) Linux
10 25 (33.78%) Finance
11 24 (32.43%) Penetration Testing
12 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (29.73%) Banking
13 22 (29.73%) Analytics
13 22 (29.73%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (29.73%) PowerShell
13 22 (29.73%) Firewall
13 22 (29.73%) Mac OS X
13 22 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (29.73%) CCSP
13 22 (29.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 22 (29.73%) Actionable Insight
14 21 (28.38%) Security Operations Centre
14 21 (28.38%) Mobile App
14 21 (28.38%) Big Data Analytics
14 21 (28.38%) Data Analytics

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.70%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Office
2 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Relativity
2 2 (2.70%) Concordance
2 2 (2.70%) Ringtail
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.49%) Internet
2 22 (29.73%) Firewall
3 4 (5.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.14%) Big Data
2 4 (5.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.35%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (33.78%) Finance
2 22 (29.73%) Banking
3 9 (12.16%) Legal
4 5 (6.76%) Games
4 5 (6.76%) Music Industry
5 2 (2.70%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Analyst
2 10 (13.51%) Security Analyst
2 10 (13.51%) Security Specialist
3 9 (12.16%) Operations Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) Security Operations Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Consultant
5 7 (9.46%) Forensic Manager
5 7 (9.46%) Malware Specialist
6 6 (8.11%) Forensic Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Incident Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Forensic Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Forensic Investigator
7 5 (6.76%) SOC Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.41%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Information Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Junior
8 4 (5.41%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) HTML
1 5 (6.76%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (44.59%) Management Information System
2 21 (28.38%) Mobile App
2 21 (28.38%) Online Banking
2 21 (28.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.76%) Social Media
4 5 (6.76%) Social Network
5 4 (5.41%) Smart Meter
6 3 (4.05%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.70%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (2.70%) Cybercrime
7 2 (2.70%) Data Conversion
7 2 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.70%) iPhone
7 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.70%) SCADA
8 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.78%) Linux
1 25 (33.78%) Windows
2 22 (29.73%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Malware Analysis
2 34 (45.95%) Information Security
3 32 (43.24%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (41.89%) Security Operations
5 30 (40.54%) Mentoring
6 24 (32.43%) Penetration Testing
7 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (29.73%) Actionable Insight
8 22 (29.73%) Analytics
8 22 (29.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (28.38%) Big Data Analytics
9 21 (28.38%) Data Analytics
10 20 (27.03%) E-Discovery
11 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (10.81%) Computer Forensics
13 7 (9.46%) Data Analysis
13 7 (9.46%) Incident Management
13 7 (9.46%) SIEM
14 6 (8.11%) Security Architecture
15 5 (6.76%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) Python
2 22 (29.73%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.46%) C++
3 7 (9.46%) Java
3 7 (9.46%) Perl
3 7 (9.46%) SQL
4 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (40.54%) CISSP
2 26 (35.14%) SANS
3 22 (29.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 22 (29.73%) CCSP
3 22 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (27.03%) Degree
5 10 (13.51%) GIAC
6 5 (6.76%) GCIH
7 4 (5.41%) GCFA
7 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.05%) CEH
9 2 (2.70%) CHFI
9 2 (2.70%) CISA
9 2 (2.70%) CISM
9 2 (2.70%) CREST Certified
9 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.70%) GREM
9 2 (2.70%) MCP
9 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (24.32%) EnCase
2 10 (13.51%) FTK
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Nuix
3 2 (2.70%) Lotus
4 1 (1.35%) Cellebrite
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