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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 623 659 684
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +25
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 19 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.029% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.034% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 22
Median salary £60,000 £32,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+84.61% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £65,000 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +15.78%
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
35886 38768 43852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.63% 87.76% 87.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31112 32525 36432
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 £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 June 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 June 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 +60 3 £25,500 -21.53% 4
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 34 (49.28%) Information Security
2 29 (42.03%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (31.88%) Degree
4 20 (28.99%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (28.99%) E-Discovery
5 19 (27.54%) Law
6 17 (24.64%) Python
6 17 (24.64%) CISSP
6 17 (24.64%) EnCase
7 16 (23.19%) FTK
7 16 (23.19%) Windows
7 16 (23.19%) Management Information System
7 16 (23.19%) Finance
8 15 (21.74%) Legal
8 15 (21.74%) Malware Analysis
9 14 (20.29%) Analytics
9 14 (20.29%) Firewall
9 14 (20.29%) Linux
9 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
10 12 (17.39%) Banking
10 12 (17.39%) CEH
11 11 (15.94%) Internet
11 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (14.49%) GCIH
12 10 (14.49%) Reverse Engineering
13 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (13.04%) Cybercrime
13 9 (13.04%) Security Operations
13 9 (13.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Relativity
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Firewall
2 11 (15.94%) Internet
3 8 (11.59%) Network Security
4 4 (5.80%) HTTP
4 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.35%) DNS
5 3 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) Big Data
2 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (27.54%) Law
2 16 (23.19%) Finance
3 15 (21.74%) Legal
4 12 (17.39%) Banking
5 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Consultant
3 13 (18.84%) Forensic Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Forensic Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Security Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) E-Discovery Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) CISSP Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Ethical Hacker
8 4 (5.80%) Forensic Investigator
9 3 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Forensic Data Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Security Operations Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) CIO
10 2 (2.90%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 2 (2.90%) Security Auditor
10 2 (2.90%) SOC Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) WSH
2 4 (5.80%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.04%) Cybercrime
4 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
4 8 (11.59%) Online Banking
4 8 (11.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
6 6 (8.70%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (8.70%) Mathematics
6 6 (8.70%) SCADA
7 5 (7.25%) Data Conversion
8 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.45%) BYOD
9 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Linux
3 8 (11.59%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Information Security
2 29 (42.03%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (28.99%) E-Discovery
3 20 (28.99%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (21.74%) Malware Analysis
5 14 (20.29%) Analytics
6 10 (14.49%) Reverse Engineering
7 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.04%) Case Management
7 9 (13.04%) Security Operations
8 8 (11.59%) Big Data Analytics
8 8 (11.59%) Data Analytics
8 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.59%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (10.14%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (10.14%) Project Management
10 6 (8.70%) Business Development
10 6 (8.70%) Data Management
10 6 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (8.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) Python
2 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
3 8 (11.59%) Java
4 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.14%) Perl
5 5 (7.25%) Ruby
6 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.80%) C#
6 4 (5.80%) C++
7 3 (4.35%) PHP
8 2 (2.90%) SQL
9 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) Degree
2 17 (24.64%) CISSP
3 12 (17.39%) CEH
4 10 (14.49%) GCIH
5 9 (13.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 9 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (11.59%) CCSP
6 8 (11.59%) GIAC
6 8 (11.59%) SANS
7 6 (8.70%) CHFI
7 6 (8.70%) CREST Certified
7 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
7 6 (8.70%) EnCE
7 6 (8.70%) GREM
7 6 (8.70%) MCP
7 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.35%) CISA
8 3 (4.35%) CISM
9 2 (2.90%) HNC
9 2 (2.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (24.64%) EnCase
2 16 (23.19%) FTK
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Nuix
2 4 (5.80%) i2
3 2 (2.90%) IBM
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) Qualys
4 1 (1.45%) Splunk
4 1 (1.45%) VMware
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