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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Forensics
Rank 605 - 626
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 16 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.035% - 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% - 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 8
Average salary £50,000 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,625 - £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-49.09% +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
37934 37177 41109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.68% 83.66% 81.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31195 30808 35340
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 - 3 £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 17 September 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 24 (54.55%) Degree
2 19 (43.18%) Computer Forensics
3 17 (38.64%) Law
4 15 (34.09%) E-Discovery
5 11 (25.00%) Finance
5 11 (25.00%) Legal
5 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (22.73%) Reverse Engineering
7 9 (20.45%) Firewall
7 9 (20.45%) Network Security
7 9 (20.45%) Cyber Security
8 8 (18.18%) Linux
8 8 (18.18%) Python
8 8 (18.18%) EnCE
9 7 (15.91%) SQL
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.91%) Advertising
9 7 (15.91%) Information Security
10 6 (13.64%) Windows
10 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
11 5 (11.36%) Perl
11 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.36%) EDRMS
11 5 (11.36%) Ruby
11 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
12 4 (9.09%) Apple
12 4 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (9.09%) Business Development
12 4 (9.09%) Problem Management

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Firewall
1 9 (20.45%) Network Security
2 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.36%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.27%) MS Access
2 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
General
1 17 (38.64%) Law
2 11 (25.00%) Legal
2 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (15.91%) Advertising
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Forensic Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.27%) e-Discovery Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) IT Technician
7 1 (2.27%) Business Development Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Economics
5 1 (2.27%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Computer Forensics
2 15 (34.09%) E-Discovery
3 10 (22.73%) Reverse Engineering
4 9 (20.45%) Cyber Security
5 7 (15.91%) Information Security
6 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.09%) Business Development
7 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (6.82%) SIEM
8 3 (6.82%) Data Analytics
8 3 (6.82%) Analytics
9 2 (4.55%) Project Management
9 2 (4.55%) Workflow
9 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.27%) Document Management
10 1 (2.27%) ETL
10 1 (2.27%) Forensic Accounting
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) Python
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) Perl
3 5 (11.36%) Ruby
4 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.82%) VBA
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
6 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) Degree
2 8 (18.18%) EnCE
3 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) PhD
3 3 (6.82%) CISSP
3 3 (6.82%) GCIA
3 3 (6.82%) GSEC
3 3 (6.82%) GCIH
4 2 (4.55%) CEH
4 2 (4.55%) OSCP
4 2 (4.55%) GIAC
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) ISO 9001
1 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Apple
2 4 (9.09%) Splunk
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Sybase
3 3 (6.82%) LexisNexis
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (2.27%) Tableau