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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 432 448 412
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -36
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 14 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.072% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.090% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 15
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £44,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-12.84% +8.48%
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
17290 18921 17393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.42% 80.01% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13604 15066 14100
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 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
Hampshire +4 12 £55,000 +29.41%
Berkshire -3 2 £52,500 -
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 18 (85.71%) SIEM
2 17 (80.95%) Cyber Security
3 15 (71.43%) Management Information System
4 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
5 12 (57.14%) Information Security
6 11 (52.38%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (52.38%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (47.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (42.86%) Information Assurance
8 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
8 9 (42.86%) GIAC
8 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
8 9 (42.86%) Analytics
9 8 (38.10%) tcpdump
9 8 (38.10%) Splunk
9 8 (38.10%) Change Control
9 8 (38.10%) Internet
9 8 (38.10%) CEH
9 8 (38.10%) Sourcefire
9 8 (38.10%) Snort
9 8 (38.10%) Wireshark
9 8 (38.10%) Security Testing
10 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
11 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
11 6 (28.57%) Law
11 6 (28.57%) Windows
11 6 (28.57%) Linux
12 5 (23.81%) Military
13 4 (19.05%) Information Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (38.10%) tcpdump
2 8 (38.10%) Internet
2 8 (38.10%) Wireshark
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 4 (19.05%) HTTP
3 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) LDAP
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) SMTP
4 3 (14.29%) FTP
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 6 (28.57%) Law
2 5 (23.81%) Military
3 4 (19.05%) Electronics
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Security Operations Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Security Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Operations Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Security Operations Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Head of Security
6 2 (9.52%) Head of Operations
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) SIEM
2 17 (80.95%) Cyber Security
3 12 (57.14%) Information Security
4 11 (52.38%) Ethical Hacking
4 11 (52.38%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (42.86%) Information Assurance
5 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 9 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
5 9 (42.86%) Analytics
6 8 (38.10%) Change Control
6 8 (38.10%) Security Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Information Management
8 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
9 2 (9.52%) Project Management
9 2 (9.52%) Digital Forensics
10 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
10 1 (4.76%) Change Management
10 1 (4.76%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) GIAC
3 8 (38.10%) CEH
4 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) CISSP
6 4 (19.05%) CISM
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (14.29%) CCIE
8 2 (9.52%) Degree
9 1 (4.76%) Postgraduate
9 1 (4.76%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 3 (14.29%) HIPAA
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Splunk
1 8 (38.10%) Sourcefire
2 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm