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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 596 622 620
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 9 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.014% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.017% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Average salary £90,000 £52,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £32,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -13.51%
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
34359 35854 37472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.24% 83.91% 82.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28913 28966 31809
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 - 3 - - 1
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 13 (54.17%) Cyber Security
2 12 (50.00%) E-Discovery
2 12 (50.00%) Information Security
3 9 (37.50%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) Law
4 8 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (29.17%) Computer Forensics
5 7 (29.17%) CISSP
6 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 6 (25.00%) BS7799
6 6 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (25.00%) CISA
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (25.00%) Legal
6 6 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (25.00%) Data Security
6 6 (25.00%) Security Management
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 6 (25.00%) COBIT
6 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 6 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 6 (25.00%) CRISC
7 5 (20.83%) Computer Security
7 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.83%) Firewall

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) Network Security
3 3 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MS Access
2 1 (4.17%) EDRMS
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Law
3 6 (25.00%) Legal
4 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (8.33%) Marketing
6 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 4 (16.67%) Security Officer
3 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Forensic Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Head of Security
4 1 (4.17%) e-Discovery Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate Data Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Head of Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate
4 1 (4.17%) Forensic Investigator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Cyber Security
2 12 (50.00%) E-Discovery
2 12 (50.00%) Information Security
3 8 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 7 (29.17%) Computer Forensics
5 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (25.00%) Data Security
5 6 (25.00%) Security Management
5 6 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 6 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Computer Security
7 3 (12.50%) E-business
8 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.33%) Business Development
8 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.17%) Time Management
9 1 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CISSP
2 6 (25.00%) CISA
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) CRISC
3 4 (16.67%) CEH
4 3 (12.50%) OSCP
4 3 (12.50%) EnCE
4 3 (12.50%) GIAC
5 1 (4.17%) GCIH
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 6 (25.00%) BS7799
1 6 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (25.00%) COBIT
1 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Splunk
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