The table below looks at the statistics for Digital 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 Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 180 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.058% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £69,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £46,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+32.43% +32.14%
Digital 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
3070 3127 3422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.63% 86.38% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2597 2568 2831
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Digital Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Digital Forensics Salary Trend in Manchester

Digital Forensics
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (92.86%) Information Security
2 11 (78.57%) CISSP
2 11 (78.57%) CISM
3 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
4 8 (57.14%) GIAC
4 8 (57.14%) GCIH
4 8 (57.14%) SIEM
4 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
6 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
7 3 (21.43%) Security Management
7 3 (21.43%) Unix
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) Network Security
7 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
7 3 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (21.43%) SANS
7 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
8 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Legal

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) IT Security Specialist
1 8 (57.14%) Security Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Operational Security Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Security Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (57.14%) SIEM
4 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Security Management
5 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CISM
1 11 (78.57%) CISSP
2 8 (57.14%) GCIH
2 8 (57.14%) GIAC
3 3 (21.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS