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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 163 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
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
2900 3414 3202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.82% 84.86% 84.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2353 2931 2793
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (83.33%) CISSP
2 15 (83.33%) CISM
2 15 (83.33%) Risk Management
3 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 10 (55.56%) Incident Management
4 9 (50.00%) Banking
5 8 (44.44%) GCIH
5 8 (44.44%) GIAC
5 8 (44.44%) SIEM
5 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (38.89%) Legal
6 7 (38.89%) Security Management
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Service Management
7 6 (33.33%) CISA
7 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (33.33%) Retail
7 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
8 5 (27.78%) Network Security
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL
9 4 (22.22%) IBM
9 4 (22.22%) Identity Management
9 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 5 (27.78%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
2 7 (38.89%) Legal
3 6 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) IT Security Specialist
1 8 (44.44%) Security Specialist
2 1 (5.56%) Operational Security Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (83.33%) Risk Management
3 10 (55.56%) Incident Management
4 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) SIEM
5 7 (38.89%) Security Management
6 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Service Management
6 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (22.22%) Identity Management
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) CISM
1 15 (83.33%) CISSP
2 8 (44.44%) GCIH
2 8 (44.44%) GIAC
3 6 (33.33%) CISA
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO27002
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) IBM