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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 561 634 659
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +25
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 57 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.060% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.068% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 52 22 14
Median salary £58,750 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,950 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £42,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+52.94% +14.09%
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
35199 38278 40360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.84% 88.26% 87.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30501 32260 33268
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +59 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 37 (48.68%) Malware Analysis
2 34 (44.74%) Information Security
3 33 (43.42%) Management Information System
3 33 (43.42%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (42.11%) CISSP
5 30 (39.47%) Windows
5 30 (39.47%) Finance
5 30 (39.47%) Penetration Testing
5 30 (39.47%) Mentoring
6 29 (38.16%) Security Operations
7 28 (36.84%) Linux
8 24 (31.58%) Python
8 24 (31.58%) Firewall
9 23 (30.26%) PowerShell
9 23 (30.26%) SANS
10 22 (28.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 22 (28.95%) Big Data
10 22 (28.95%) Analytics
10 22 (28.95%) Degree
10 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (28.95%) Internet
11 21 (27.63%) Mac OS X
11 21 (27.63%) CCSP
11 21 (27.63%) Banking
11 21 (27.63%) Online Banking
11 21 (27.63%) Mobile App
11 21 (27.63%) Big Data Analytics
11 21 (27.63%) Data Analytics
11 21 (27.63%) Root Cause Analysis

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 (2.63%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Relativity
2 2 (2.63%) Concordance
2 2 (2.63%) Ringtail
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) Firewall
2 22 (28.95%) Internet
3 7 (9.21%) Network Security
4 1 (1.32%) HTTP
4 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) Big Data
2 4 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Metasploit
General
1 30 (39.47%) Finance
2 21 (27.63%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Legal
4 5 (6.58%) Law
5 2 (2.63%) Advertising
6 1 (1.32%) Games
6 1 (1.32%) German Language
6 1 (1.32%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Analyst
2 11 (14.47%) Security Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Consultant
3 9 (11.84%) Operations Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Security Operations Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Security Specialist
5 6 (7.89%) Forensic Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Forensic Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Forensic Investigator
6 5 (6.58%) Incident Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Malware Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) SOC Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.26%) Forensic Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Security Operations Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Mobile Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Technology Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) CIO
9 2 (2.63%) CISSP Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) E-Discovery Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) HTML
1 2 (2.63%) WSH
2 1 (1.32%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 33 (43.42%) Management Information System
2 21 (27.63%) Mobile App
2 21 (27.63%) Online Banking
2 21 (27.63%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.89%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (7.89%) Cybercrime
5 6 (7.89%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (7.89%) Mathematics
5 6 (7.89%) SCADA
6 4 (5.26%) Data Conversion
6 4 (5.26%) Smart Meter
7 3 (3.95%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.32%) BYOD
8 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.32%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.32%) Social Media
8 1 (1.32%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 30 (39.47%) Windows
2 28 (36.84%) Linux
3 21 (27.63%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) Malware Analysis
2 34 (44.74%) Information Security
3 33 (43.42%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (39.47%) Mentoring
4 30 (39.47%) Penetration Testing
5 29 (38.16%) Security Operations
6 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (28.95%) Analytics
7 21 (27.63%) Actionable Insight
7 21 (27.63%) Big Data Analytics
7 21 (27.63%) Data Analytics
7 21 (27.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (26.32%) E-Discovery
9 8 (10.53%) Computer Forensics
10 7 (9.21%) Business Development
10 7 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (9.21%) Line Management
11 6 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (7.89%) Reverse Engineering
11 6 (7.89%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) Python
2 23 (30.26%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.53%) Perl
4 7 (9.21%) Java
5 6 (7.89%) C++
5 6 (7.89%) VB
6 5 (6.58%) SQL
7 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (42.11%) CISSP
2 23 (30.26%) SANS
3 22 (28.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 22 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (28.95%) Degree
4 21 (27.63%) CCSP
5 12 (15.79%) GIAC
6 10 (13.16%) GCIH
7 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
8 6 (7.89%) CEH
8 6 (7.89%) CREST Certified
8 6 (7.89%) DV Cleared
8 6 (7.89%) GREM
8 6 (7.89%) MCP
9 3 (3.95%) CHFI
9 3 (3.95%) CISA
9 3 (3.95%) CISM
9 3 (3.95%) EnCE
10 2 (2.63%) GCFA
10 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (26.32%) EnCase
2 12 (15.79%) FTK
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Nuix
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Lotus
4 1 (1.32%) Cellebrite
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