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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Forensics
Rank 613 630 625
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 15 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.018% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 3
Average salary £60,000 £52,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +73.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £52,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £87,250 £67,200 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £73,750 £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+96.66% -28.57%
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
38032 38560 39136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.25% 83.57% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32068 31646 33365
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 - 5 £40,000 - 1
South Croydon - 1 £60,000 -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 12 (41.38%) Cyber Security
2 12 (41.38%) Information Security
3 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 10 (34.48%) E-Discovery
4 9 (31.03%) Reverse Engineering
4 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (27.59%) Computer Forensics
6 7 (24.14%) Firewall
6 7 (24.14%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Law
6 7 (24.14%) CISSP
6 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
7 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
7 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
7 6 (20.69%) Legal
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
9 4 (13.79%) Mac OS
9 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
9 4 (13.79%) EnCE
9 4 (13.79%) UNIX
9 4 (13.79%) SQL
9 4 (13.79%) CEH
9 4 (13.79%) GCIH
10 3 (10.34%) GCIA
10 3 (10.34%) GSEC
10 3 (10.34%) GIAC
10 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.45%) EDRMS
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
1 7 (24.14%) Law
2 6 (20.69%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Forensic Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (6.90%) Security Officer
5 1 (3.45%) Forensic Investigator
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Head of Security
5 1 (3.45%) e-Discovery Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Mac OS
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Information Security
1 12 (41.38%) Cyber Security
2 10 (34.48%) E-Discovery
3 9 (31.03%) Reverse Engineering
4 8 (27.59%) Computer Forensics
5 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
6 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
7 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
8 3 (10.34%) Computer Security
8 3 (10.34%) SIEM
8 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
8 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.34%) Data Security
8 3 (10.34%) Security Management
9 2 (6.90%) Business Development
10 1 (3.45%) Ethical Hacking
10 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (3.45%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) CISSP
3 4 (13.79%) EnCE
3 4 (13.79%) GCIH
3 4 (13.79%) CEH
4 3 (10.34%) CRISC
4 3 (10.34%) OSCP
4 3 (10.34%) CISA
4 3 (10.34%) GIAC
4 3 (10.34%) GCIA
4 3 (10.34%) GSEC
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 3 (10.34%) BS7799
1 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.34%) COBIT
1 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau
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