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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank 434 454 434
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 14 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.048% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.057% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 8
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +26.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,050 £47,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £48,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +23.87%
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
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Computer Forensics Salary Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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 +23 9 £60,000 +20.00%
Berkshire -8 2 £65,000 -
Surrey - 2 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire -3 1 £28,500 -
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (81.48%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 17 (62.96%) SIEM
4 16 (59.26%) Management Information System
4 16 (59.26%) C#
4 16 (59.26%) C++
4 16 (59.26%) Python
4 16 (59.26%) LAN
4 16 (59.26%) WAN
5 14 (51.85%) Security Operations
6 13 (48.15%) Data Analysis
6 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
7 12 (44.44%) Military
8 10 (37.04%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (29.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (29.63%) Internet
10 7 (25.93%) CISSP
10 7 (25.93%) Information Security
10 7 (25.93%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (22.22%) Coaching
11 6 (22.22%) AlienVault
11 6 (22.22%) SANS
11 6 (22.22%) Splunk
11 6 (22.22%) ArcSight
11 6 (22.22%) Finance
11 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (22.22%) Intel Security
11 6 (22.22%) Intel
11 6 (22.22%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) LAN
1 16 (59.26%) WAN
2 8 (29.63%) Internet
2 8 (29.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) HTTP
4 3 (11.11%) HTTPS
4 3 (11.11%) IPsec
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security
4 3 (11.11%) NNTP
4 3 (11.11%) SSL
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) X.509
5 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (44.44%) Military
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Analyst
2 17 (62.96%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 17 (62.96%) Security Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Forensic Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Forensic Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate
6 1 (3.70%) Security Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Management Information System
2 10 (37.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (25.93%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (7.41%) PKI
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
6 1 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) AIX
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (62.96%) SIEM
3 14 (51.85%) Security Operations
4 13 (48.15%) Data Analysis
5 7 (25.93%) Information Security
6 6 (22.22%) Coaching
6 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (14.81%) Change Control
8 4 (14.81%) Change Management
8 4 (14.81%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) Digital Forensics
8 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (7.41%) Case Management
9 2 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (7.41%) OWASP
9 2 (7.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
1 16 (59.26%) C++
1 16 (59.26%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) CISSP
4 6 (22.22%) SANS
5 5 (18.52%) GCIH
6 4 (14.81%) GCIA
7 3 (11.11%) Postgraduate
8 2 (7.41%) Degree
9 1 (3.70%) CISM
9 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.70%) EnCE
9 1 (3.70%) GCFA
9 1 (3.70%) GIAC
9 1 (3.70%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) EnCase
2 3 (11.11%) FTK
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) AlienVault
1 6 (22.22%) ArcSight
1 6 (22.22%) Intel
1 6 (22.22%) Intel Security
1 6 (22.22%) Splunk
2 3 (11.11%) Apple
3 2 (7.41%) Qualys