The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 433 398 431
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 9 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.15% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.20% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 11
Average salary £44,750 £30,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.16% -41.46%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £30,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -41.46%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17643 16545 17273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.54% 74.01% 75.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13983 13537 14678
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 £65,000 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Computer Forensics
England

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 9 July 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 -8 5 £47,000 +10.58% 1
Berkshire +3 3 - -
Surrey +4 1 £42,500 +8.97%
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 23 (71.88%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 22 (68.75%) Management Information System
3 19 (59.38%) Information Security
4 18 (56.25%) SIEM
5 17 (53.13%) CEH
6 16 (50.00%) Linux
6 16 (50.00%) LAN
6 16 (50.00%) WAN
7 15 (46.88%) Windows
8 14 (43.75%) Internet
8 14 (43.75%) Snort
8 14 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (43.75%) Incident Management
8 14 (43.75%) Wireshark
8 14 (43.75%) tcpdump
8 14 (43.75%) Change Control
9 13 (40.63%) Sourcefire
10 12 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
11 11 (34.38%) DNS
11 11 (34.38%) LDAP
11 11 (34.38%) SMTP
11 11 (34.38%) FTP
11 11 (34.38%) HTTP
11 11 (34.38%) Solaris
11 11 (34.38%) Law
11 11 (34.38%) GIAC
11 11 (34.38%) Security Testing
12 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) LAN
1 16 (50.00%) WAN
2 14 (43.75%) Internet
2 14 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (43.75%) Wireshark
2 14 (43.75%) tcpdump
3 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 11 (34.38%) DNS
4 11 (34.38%) LDAP
4 11 (34.38%) SMTP
4 11 (34.38%) FTP
4 11 (34.38%) HTTP
5 4 (12.50%) SSL
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
General
1 11 (34.38%) Law
2 8 (25.00%) Military
3 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (12.50%) Electronics
4 4 (12.50%) Aerospace
5 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Analyst
2 22 (68.75%) Security Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Security Operations Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Forensic Investigator
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Forensics Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 11 (34.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (59.38%) Information Security
3 18 (56.25%) SIEM
4 14 (43.75%) Incident Management
4 14 (43.75%) Change Control
5 12 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (34.38%) Security Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Cyber Security
8 6 (18.75%) Information Assurance
9 5 (15.63%) Time Management
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.50%) Communications Security
10 4 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (12.50%) Information Management
10 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
12 1 (3.13%) ITIL
12 1 (3.13%) Security Management
12 1 (3.13%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) C++
2 5 (15.63%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) C
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 17 (53.13%) CEH
3 11 (34.38%) GIAC
4 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) CISSP
5 1 (3.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Snort
2 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Sourcefire
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
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