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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 595 620 631
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +11
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 27 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.030% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.036% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 1
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -32.27%
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
37857 39249 37070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.76% 84.57% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31945 32349 30721
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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 +29 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Docklands, London - 1 £70,000 -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (45.24%) E-Discovery
2 15 (35.71%) Degree
2 15 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (35.71%) Cyber Security
3 14 (33.33%) Perl
4 12 (28.57%) EnCE
4 12 (28.57%) Python
5 10 (23.81%) Windows
5 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
5 10 (23.81%) VMware
5 10 (23.81%) Legal
5 10 (23.81%) GIAC
6 9 (21.43%) GCIH
6 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (19.05%) Finance
7 8 (19.05%) UNIX
8 7 (16.67%) Firewall
8 7 (16.67%) GCFA
8 7 (16.67%) Information Security
8 7 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (16.67%) Splunk
8 7 (16.67%) SIEM
8 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 7 (16.67%) Qualys
8 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 6 (14.29%) Computer Security
10 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
10 5 (11.90%) SQL

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.67%) Firewall
3 5 (11.90%) Network Security
4 3 (7.14%) NAS
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
5 2 (4.76%) tcpdump
5 2 (4.76%) TACACS
6 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) VoIP
6 1 (2.38%) POP3
6 1 (2.38%) SMTP
6 1 (2.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MS Access
2 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.38%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) GDB
2 1 (2.38%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (23.81%) Legal
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Law
4 4 (9.52%) Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Advertising
6 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Security Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Administrator
5 5 (11.90%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Process Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Forensic Investigator
7 3 (7.14%) Forensic Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Security Investigator
8 2 (4.76%) Incident Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Graduate
8 2 (4.76%) IT Administrator
9 1 (2.38%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.38%) DBA
9 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.38%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) WSH
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Data Conversion
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Blog
5 1 (2.38%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) Debian
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) E-Discovery
2 15 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (35.71%) Cyber Security
3 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (16.67%) SIEM
4 7 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (16.67%) Information Security
5 6 (14.29%) Computer Security
6 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (7.14%) ITIL
8 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
9 2 (4.76%) Project Management
9 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Perl
2 12 (28.57%) Python
3 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.90%) SQL
6 4 (9.52%) C++
7 3 (7.14%) Java
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (4.76%) C
9 1 (2.38%) C#
9 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.38%) VBScript
9 1 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Degree
2 12 (28.57%) EnCE
3 10 (23.81%) GIAC
4 9 (21.43%) GCIH
5 7 (16.67%) GCFA
6 4 (9.52%) CISSP
7 2 (4.76%) CISA
7 2 (4.76%) CEH
8 1 (2.38%) CHFI
8 1 (2.38%) CISM
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.38%) CRISC
8 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (2.38%) BS7799
3 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) VMware
2 7 (16.67%) Qualys
2 7 (16.67%) Splunk
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago