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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank - 183 -
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £46,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £40,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +42.85%
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
3402 3502 3506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.90% 89.86% 87.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2889 2894 2891
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Digital Forensics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Digital Forensics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Digital Forensics.

1 5 (100.00%) CISM
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) GIAC
4 2 (40.00%) GCIH
4 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) SSCP
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) SANS
5 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) GCIH
3 2 (40.00%) GIAC
4 1 (20.00%) SANS
4 1 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001