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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Forensics
England / London
Rank 561 608 634
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +26
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 26 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.082% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.093% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 4
Median salary £65,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £55,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +14.58%

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
29881 35520 35656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.06% 88.53% 86.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25223 30353 30064
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 £39,000 £40,000 £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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +15 1 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 43 (63.24%) E-Discovery
2 27 (39.71%) SQL
2 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 26 (38.24%) Information Security
4 25 (36.76%) Java
4 25 (36.76%) MS Excel
5 24 (35.29%) Linux
5 24 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 24 (35.29%) SIEM
6 21 (30.88%) Data Protection
6 21 (30.88%) Management Information System
7 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 20 (29.41%) XML
7 20 (29.41%) Data Security
7 20 (29.41%) LDAP
7 20 (29.41%) PCI DSS
7 20 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (29.41%) BeanShell
7 20 (29.41%) SailPoint
7 20 (29.41%) Identity Access Management
7 20 (29.41%) EnCase
7 20 (29.41%) Data Loss Prevention
7 20 (29.41%) Regulatory Compliance
8 17 (25.00%) Degree
9 16 (23.53%) Retail
9 16 (23.53%) Computer Forensics
10 15 (22.06%) FTK
11 11 (16.18%) Nuix
11 11 (16.18%) Forensic Analysis
11 11 (16.18%) Legal

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 (2.94%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (36.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Relativity
2 2 (2.94%) Concordance
2 2 (2.94%) Ringtail
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) LDAP
2 7 (10.29%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Big Data
2 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.47%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (23.53%) Retail
2 11 (16.18%) Legal
3 5 (7.35%) Games
3 5 (7.35%) Music Industry
4 3 (4.41%) Finance
5 2 (2.94%) Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Law
6 1 (1.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Analyst
1 21 (30.88%) Consultant
2 19 (27.94%) Security Analyst
3 18 (26.47%) Forensic Consultant
4 17 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
5 16 (23.53%) Data Analyst
5 16 (23.53%) Senior Security Analyst
6 10 (14.71%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (10.29%) Forensic Manager
8 6 (8.82%) Computer Forensics Consultant
8 6 (8.82%) Junior
9 5 (7.35%) Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
10 4 (5.88%) Information Specialist
10 4 (5.88%) Junior Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Malware Specialist
10 4 (5.88%) Security Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Security Specialist
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) SailPoint
1 20 (29.41%) XML
2 5 (7.35%) HTML
2 5 (7.35%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Social Media
3 5 (7.35%) Social Network
4 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.94%) iPhone
5 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (63.24%) E-Discovery
2 26 (38.24%) Information Security
3 24 (35.29%) Risk Management
3 24 (35.29%) SIEM
4 21 (30.88%) Data Protection
5 20 (29.41%) Data Loss Prevention
5 20 (29.41%) Data Security
5 20 (29.41%) Identity Access Management
5 20 (29.41%) Regulatory Compliance
6 16 (23.53%) Computer Forensics
7 11 (16.18%) Forensic Analysis
8 10 (14.71%) Malware Analysis
9 8 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
11 6 (8.82%) Identity Management
12 5 (7.35%) Computer Security
12 5 (7.35%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
12 5 (7.35%) Front End Development
13 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) SQL
2 25 (36.76%) Java
3 20 (29.41%) BeanShell
4 8 (11.76%) Python
5 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.35%) C++
6 5 (7.35%) Perl
7 3 (4.41%) VB
8 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) SANS
3 5 (7.35%) GCFA
3 5 (7.35%) GIAC
4 4 (5.88%) CEH
4 4 (5.88%) CISSP
5 3 (4.41%) CHFI
6 2 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (2.94%) CCSP
6 2 (2.94%) CISA
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CFCE
7 1 (1.47%) EnCE
7 1 (1.47%) GCFE
7 1 (1.47%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 20 (29.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (29.41%) EnCase
2 15 (22.06%) FTK
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 4 (5.88%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.18%) Nuix
3 10 (14.71%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.94%) Lotus
5 1 (1.47%) Tableau
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: 6 days ago