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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Forensics
Rank 608 614 641
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +27
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 13 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.005% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 5
Average salary £40,000 £75,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +4.76%
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
39277 36796 40730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.77% 81.88% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32377 30444 35159
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 - 2 £33,750 - 2
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (52.50%) Degree
2 15 (37.50%) Computer Forensics
2 15 (37.50%) Law
3 12 (30.00%) E-Discovery
4 11 (27.50%) Finance
5 8 (20.00%) Python
5 8 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 7 (17.50%) Network Security
6 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 7 (17.50%) Firewall
6 7 (17.50%) Legal
7 6 (15.00%) Advertising
7 6 (15.00%) Information Security
7 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (15.00%) Windows
7 6 (15.00%) Linux
7 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (15.00%) EnCE
8 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.50%) Perl
8 5 (12.50%) Ruby
9 4 (10.00%) EDRMS
9 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
9 4 (10.00%) Splunk
9 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Network Security
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) EDRMS
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
General
1 15 (37.50%) Law
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 7 (17.50%) Legal
4 6 (15.00%) Advertising
5 2 (5.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Security Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Forensic Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) IT Technician
6 1 (2.50%) e-Discovery Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Business Development Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.00%) Economics
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Computer Forensics
2 12 (30.00%) E-Discovery
3 8 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 6 (15.00%) Information Security
4 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security
6 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.50%) SIEM
7 3 (7.50%) Data Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Business Development
8 2 (5.00%) Workflow
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.50%) Forensic Accounting
9 1 (2.50%) ETL
9 1 (2.50%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Python
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) Perl
3 5 (12.50%) Ruby
4 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) EnCE
3 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) CISSP
4 3 (7.50%) PhD
4 3 (7.50%) GCIA
4 3 (7.50%) GSEC
4 3 (7.50%) GCIH
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO 9001
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Splunk
3 3 (7.50%) LexisNexis
3 3 (7.50%) Sybase
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.50%) Tableau
5 1 (2.50%) JBoss
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London, United Kingdom
Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)
Salary: Up to £90,000
Posted: 6 days ago