The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 175 - 190
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.029% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £43,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £47,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-15.95% +13.93%
Computer Forensics
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2899 3228 3317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.66% 83.24% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2389 2644 2840
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the Manchester region.

Computer Forensics Salary Trend in Manchester

Computer Forensics
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Computer 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 Computer Forensics.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Computer 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 Computer Forensics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA