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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 617 649 672
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +23
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 39 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.031% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.036% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 17
Average salary £70,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+115.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £27,087
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £46,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+32.43% +32.14%
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
37638 38904 42384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.06% 87.02% 86.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32337 32468 34810
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,084 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Forensics within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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 +49 8 £70,000 +64.70%
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 32 (42.67%) Law
2 30 (40.00%) E-Discovery
3 28 (37.33%) Legal
4 26 (34.67%) Information Security
5 23 (30.67%) Case Management
6 22 (29.33%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (25.33%) Analytics
7 19 (25.33%) Degree
7 19 (25.33%) Data Management
7 19 (25.33%) Workflow
7 19 (25.33%) Project Management
7 19 (25.33%) Relativity
8 14 (18.67%) FTK
8 14 (18.67%) EnCase
9 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (16.00%) Python
10 12 (16.00%) Finance
10 12 (16.00%) CEH
10 12 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
11 10 (13.33%) GCIH
12 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
12 9 (12.00%) Cybercrime
13 8 (10.67%) Cyber Attack
13 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
13 8 (10.67%) Ruby
13 8 (10.67%) Network Security
13 8 (10.67%) Windows
13 8 (10.67%) Java
13 8 (10.67%) JavaScript

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Relativity
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Network Security
2 6 (8.00%) Firewall
3 4 (5.33%) HTTP
3 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.00%) DNS
4 3 (4.00%) Internet
4 3 (4.00%) SSL
5 1 (1.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (42.67%) Law
2 28 (37.33%) Legal
3 12 (16.00%) Finance
4 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Advertising
5 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Consultant
2 27 (36.00%) Forensic Consultant
3 19 (25.33%) E-Discovery Consultant
4 15 (20.00%) Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Forensic Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Digital Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) CISSP Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Ethical Hacker
8 4 (5.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Forensic Investigator
9 3 (4.00%) Junior
10 2 (2.67%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Operations Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Security Consultant
10 2 (2.67%) Security Operations Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Support Specialist
10 2 (2.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) WSH
2 4 (5.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) Cybercrime
2 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.67%) Cyber Attack
4 7 (9.33%) Data Conversion
5 6 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (8.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (8.00%) SCADA
6 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.67%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.33%) BYOD
8 1 (1.33%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) E-Discovery
2 26 (34.67%) Information Security
3 23 (30.67%) Case Management
4 22 (29.33%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (25.33%) Analytics
5 19 (25.33%) Data Management
5 19 (25.33%) Project Management
5 19 (25.33%) Workflow
6 12 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (9.33%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (8.00%) Business Development
9 6 (8.00%) Line Management
9 6 (8.00%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (8.00%) OSINT
10 5 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (5.33%) Business Transformation
11 4 (5.33%) Information Assurance
11 4 (5.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) Python
2 8 (10.67%) Java
2 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.67%) Perl
2 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.67%) Ruby
3 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.33%) C#
3 4 (5.33%) PHP
4 3 (4.00%) C++
5 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Degree
2 12 (16.00%) CEH
3 10 (13.33%) GCIH
4 8 (10.67%) CISSP
5 7 (9.33%) GIAC
6 6 (8.00%) CHFI
6 6 (8.00%) CREST Certified
6 6 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (8.00%) EnCE
6 6 (8.00%) GREM
6 6 (8.00%) MCP
6 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.00%) CISA
7 3 (4.00%) CISM
8 2 (2.67%) HNC
8 2 (2.67%) HND
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.33%) GCFA
9 1 (1.33%) OCA
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Snort
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) EnCase
1 14 (18.67%) FTK
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) i2
2 3 (4.00%) Nuix
3 2 (2.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) Qualys
4 1 (1.33%) Splunk
4 1 (1.33%) VMware
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 DOE plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago