The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 436 405 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 9 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.090% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 0
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
Computer Forensics
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17537 16397 17756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.80% 78.03% 77.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13519 13382 15071
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the South East region.

Computer Forensics Salary Trend in the South East

Computer Forensics
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Hampshire -2 7 £42,500 +1.19%
Surrey -4 2 £42,500 +8.97%
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Computer 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 Computer Forensics.

1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) Management Information System
3 16 (76.19%) SIEM
4 15 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (61.90%) Information Security
6 12 (57.14%) Internet
6 12 (57.14%) Windows
6 12 (57.14%) Linux
6 12 (57.14%) Snort
6 12 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (57.14%) Incident Management
6 12 (57.14%) Wireshark
6 12 (57.14%) Change Control
6 12 (57.14%) tcpdump
7 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
7 11 (52.38%) DV Cleared
7 11 (52.38%) Sourcefire
7 11 (52.38%) LAN
7 11 (52.38%) WAN
8 10 (47.62%) GIAC
8 10 (47.62%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (47.62%) CEH
8 10 (47.62%) Security Testing
9 9 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (42.86%) DNS
9 9 (42.86%) Solaris
10 8 (38.10%) Law
10 8 (38.10%) Cyber Security
11 7 (33.33%) Military
11 7 (33.33%) C++

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Computer 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 Computer Forensics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Internet
1 12 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
1 12 (57.14%) Wireshark
1 12 (57.14%) tcpdump
2 11 (52.38%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) DNS
4 7 (33.33%) LDAP
4 7 (33.33%) SMTP
4 7 (33.33%) FTP
4 7 (33.33%) HTTP
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) SSL
General
1 8 (38.10%) Law
2 7 (33.33%) Military
3 4 (19.05%) Electronics
3 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
2 15 (71.43%) Security Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Forensic Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Forensic Investigator
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) SIEM
2 15 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (61.90%) Information Security
4 12 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 12 (57.14%) Change Control
5 10 (47.62%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (47.62%) Security Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (38.10%) Cyber Security
8 6 (28.57%) Information Assurance
9 4 (19.05%) Coaching
9 4 (19.05%) Communications Security
9 4 (19.05%) Information Management
9 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
10 3 (14.29%) Time Management
10 3 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (9.52%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (19.05%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) C
3 3 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) DV Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) GIAC
3 10 (47.62%) CEH
4 3 (14.29%) GCIA
4 3 (14.29%) GCIH
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Snort
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Sourcefire
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft