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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 161 - 159
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% - 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -32.27%
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
2928 3074 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.54% 83.56% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 1990 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
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 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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Forensics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 - - 4
Digital Forensics
UK

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) CISA
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Corporate Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
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%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) CISA
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 25 days ago