The table below looks at the statistics for Digital Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 - - -
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
Digital Forensics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2660 2698 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.59% 86.92% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1719 1843
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 Scotland

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

Digital Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Service Management
1 8 (100.00%) CISA
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
1 8 (100.00%) Security Management
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 8 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Legal
1 8 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 8 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Corporate Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Patching

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Corporate Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Legal
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 8 (100.00%) Security Management
1 8 (100.00%) Service Management
1 8 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISA
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM