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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 184 188 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.028% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.031% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £44,750 £46,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.76% -
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+36.84% +5.55%
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
3198 3214 3368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.44% 89.60% 85.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2693 2654 2700
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Digital Forensics across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Digital Forensics Salary Histogram in Manchester

Digital Forensics
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 6 (100.00%) CISM
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 4 (66.67%) PKI
2 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) GIAC
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) GCIH
4 2 (33.33%) SANS
4 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) SSCP
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

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 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Operational Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Operations Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Cryptography
1 4 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) GCIH
3 2 (33.33%) GIAC
3 2 (33.33%) SANS
4 1 (16.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001