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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 182 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.10% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £46,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -32.27%
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
3365 3414 3057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.68% 83.94% 79.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2818 2745 2631
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Corporate Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) CISA
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) PKI
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (25.00%) Patch Management

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Corporate Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) CISA
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM