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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 434 431 416
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 9 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.043% 0.057% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.071% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 28
Average salary £66,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.29% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +13.33%
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
17191 18240 16945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.90% 80.54% 76.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13980 14301 13794
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 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 5 - - 1
Berkshire +5 2 £66,250 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 2 £74,250 - 2
Hampshire -6 1 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (60.00%) SIEM
1 15 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
3 12 (48.00%) Information Security
4 9 (36.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Malware Analysis
5 8 (32.00%) Analytics
5 8 (32.00%) Splunk
5 8 (32.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (32.00%) GIAC
6 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) Security Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Wireshark
7 6 (24.00%) Digital Forensics
7 6 (24.00%) tcpdump
7 6 (24.00%) Snort
7 6 (24.00%) Change Control
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) CEH
7 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (24.00%) Internet
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) Postgraduate
8 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) Sourcefire
8 5 (20.00%) Information Assurance
9 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (24.00%) Wireshark
2 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 6 (24.00%) tcpdump
3 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) HTTP
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) LDAP
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) SMTP
4 3 (12.00%) FTP
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) IPsec
5 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Electronics
2 4 (16.00%) Military
3 3 (12.00%) Law
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Operations Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Security Operations Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Head of Security
5 2 (8.00%) Head of Operations
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Head of Cyber Security
6 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) CESG
4 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Blog
4 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) SIEM
1 15 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 12 (48.00%) Information Security
3 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Malware Analysis
4 8 (32.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (32.00%) Analytics
5 6 (24.00%) Change Control
5 6 (24.00%) Digital Forensics
5 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (24.00%) Security Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Information Assurance
7 4 (16.00%) Information Management
8 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
9 2 (8.00%) Project Management
9 2 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (4.00%) DevOps
10 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
10 1 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
1 2 (8.00%) PHP
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
1 2 (8.00%) Python
1 2 (8.00%) Ruby
1 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) GIAC
3 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) CEH
5 5 (20.00%) Postgraduate
6 4 (16.00%) CISSP
6 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) CISM
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (8.00%) CCIE
9 1 (4.00%) EnCE
9 1 (4.00%) GCIH
9 1 (4.00%) GCFA
9 1 (4.00%) GPEN
9 1 (4.00%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Splunk
2 5 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
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