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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 554 644 653
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +9
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 45 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.046% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.052% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 11
Median salary £60,000 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £62,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £73,750
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -25.42%
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
31364 38246 38707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.04% 88.28% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26560 32289 32689
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +26 2 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 48 (45.71%) E-Discovery
2 45 (42.86%) Information Security
3 42 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 42 (40.00%) Linux
4 37 (35.24%) Malware Analysis
5 32 (30.48%) Cybersecurity
6 31 (29.52%) Mentoring
6 31 (29.52%) Security Operations
6 31 (29.52%) EnCase
7 29 (27.62%) Python
7 29 (27.62%) CISSP
8 28 (26.67%) Internet
9 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
9 27 (25.71%) Java
9 27 (25.71%) SANS
10 26 (24.76%) SQL
10 26 (24.76%) Windows
10 26 (24.76%) Big Data
11 25 (23.81%) Degree
12 24 (22.86%) SIEM
12 24 (22.86%) Finance
13 23 (21.90%) Firewall
13 23 (21.90%) CCSP
13 23 (21.90%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (21.90%) Mac OS X
13 23 (21.90%) Analytics
13 23 (21.90%) Root Cause Analysis
13 23 (21.90%) PowerShell
13 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (21.90%) Banking

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 4 (3.81%) IBM Notes
1 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (20.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (12.38%) Relativity
2 4 (3.81%) Concordance
2 4 (3.81%) Ringtail
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.67%) Internet
2 23 (21.90%) Firewall
3 17 (16.19%) LDAP
4 5 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.76%) Big Data
2 4 (3.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.95%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (22.86%) Finance
2 23 (21.90%) Banking
3 15 (14.29%) Legal
4 14 (13.33%) Retail
5 5 (4.76%) Games
5 5 (4.76%) Music Industry
6 4 (3.81%) Law
7 1 (0.95%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) Analyst
2 25 (23.81%) Security Analyst
3 23 (21.90%) Consultant
4 20 (19.05%) Forensic Consultant
5 15 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (13.33%) Data Analyst
6 14 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
7 11 (10.48%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (9.52%) Security Specialist
9 9 (8.57%) Forensic Manager
9 9 (8.57%) Operations Analyst
9 9 (8.57%) Security Operations Analyst
10 7 (6.67%) Computer Forensics Consultant
10 7 (6.67%) Malware Specialist
11 6 (5.71%) Incident Analyst
11 6 (5.71%) Junior
11 6 (5.71%) Team Leader
12 5 (4.76%) Developer
12 5 (4.76%) Forensic Investigator
12 5 (4.76%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) SailPoint
1 17 (16.19%) XML
2 5 (4.76%) HTML
2 5 (4.76%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 21 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 21 (20.00%) Online Banking
2 21 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.62%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.76%) Social Media
5 5 (4.76%) Social Network
6 4 (3.81%) Data Conversion
6 4 (3.81%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.86%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.90%) iPhone
9 1 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.00%) Linux
2 26 (24.76%) Windows
3 23 (21.90%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.86%) Unix
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (45.71%) E-Discovery
2 45 (42.86%) Information Security
3 37 (35.24%) Malware Analysis
4 32 (30.48%) Cybersecurity
5 31 (29.52%) Mentoring
5 31 (29.52%) Security Operations
6 24 (22.86%) SIEM
7 23 (21.90%) Actionable Insight
7 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (21.90%) Analytics
7 23 (21.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 22 (20.95%) Computer Forensics
8 22 (20.95%) Penetration Testing
9 21 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
9 21 (20.00%) Data Analytics
9 21 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 21 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 17 (16.19%) Data Loss Prevention
10 17 (16.19%) Data Security
10 17 (16.19%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.62%) Python
2 27 (25.71%) Java
3 26 (24.76%) SQL
4 23 (21.90%) PowerShell
5 17 (16.19%) BeanShell
6 10 (9.52%) C++
6 10 (9.52%) Perl
7 8 (7.62%) VB
8 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (27.62%) CISSP
2 27 (25.71%) SANS
3 25 (23.81%) Degree
4 23 (21.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 23 (21.90%) CCSP
4 23 (21.90%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.62%) GIAC
6 5 (4.76%) GCFA
6 5 (4.76%) GCIH
7 4 (3.81%) CEH
8 3 (2.86%) CHFI
9 2 (1.90%) CISA
9 2 (1.90%) EnCE
9 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.95%) CFCE
10 1 (0.95%) GCFE
10 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (16.19%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 17 (16.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (29.52%) EnCase
2 20 (19.05%) FTK
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.29%) Nuix
3 8 (7.62%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (3.81%) Lotus
5 1 (0.95%) Cellebrite
5 1 (0.95%) Tableau
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