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 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
Computer Forensics
Rank 424 444 404
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -40
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 14 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.067% 0.040% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.050% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 20
Average salary £82,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.11% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £33,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+37.31% -5.63%
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
17316 18024 16618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.10% 80.96% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14188 13953 13512
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 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
Oxfordshire - 10 - -
Berkshire - 3 £82,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £82,500 -
Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (42.31%) Cyber Security
2 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Information Security
3 10 (38.46%) Postgraduate
3 10 (38.46%) Digital Forensics
4 8 (30.77%) SIEM
4 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 7 (26.92%) GIAC
5 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (23.08%) CISM
6 6 (23.08%) CISSP
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (19.23%) Splunk
7 5 (19.23%) Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) EnCE
8 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
8 4 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (15.38%) GREM
8 4 (15.38%) GCIH
8 4 (15.38%) GCFA
8 4 (15.38%) Firewall
9 3 (11.54%) Internet
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) tcpdump
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) IPsec
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) SMTP
5 1 (3.85%) FTP
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Law
2 2 (7.69%) Military
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Head of Cyber Security
5 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) CESG
4 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Blog
4 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Information Security
1 11 (42.31%) Cyber Security
2 10 (38.46%) Digital Forensics
3 8 (30.77%) SIEM
4 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Malware Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (19.23%) Analytics
6 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
6 4 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
7 3 (11.54%) Change Control
7 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Information Management
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (3.85%) DevOps
9 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Perl
1 2 (7.69%) PHP
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
1 2 (7.69%) Python
1 2 (7.69%) Ruby
1 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) Postgraduate
3 7 (26.92%) GIAC
4 6 (23.08%) CISSP
4 6 (23.08%) CISM
5 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) EnCE
6 4 (15.38%) GREM
6 4 (15.38%) GCIH
6 4 (15.38%) GCFA
7 3 (11.54%) CEH
7 3 (11.54%) GPEN
7 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (7.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.69%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Splunk
2 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
Basingstoke
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