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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 423 416 420
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 14 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.067% 0.094% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.12% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 8
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,200 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £39,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-24.05% -5.95%
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
17062 18001 16847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.67% 80.32% 78.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13602 14178 13742
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 March 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
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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 -6 13 £50,000 +29.03%
Berkshire +7 1 - - 1
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 19 (90.48%) SIEM
2 15 (71.43%) Cyber Security
3 14 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 14 (66.67%) Information Security
3 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (52.38%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (47.62%) GIAC
5 10 (47.62%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (47.62%) Incident Management
6 9 (42.86%) Internet
6 9 (42.86%) Sourcefire
6 9 (42.86%) Snort
6 9 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (42.86%) Wireshark
6 9 (42.86%) Security Testing
6 9 (42.86%) tcpdump
6 9 (42.86%) Change Control
6 9 (42.86%) Analytics
6 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (38.10%) CEH
7 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) Information Assurance
7 8 (38.10%) Splunk
8 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 6 (28.57%) Law
10 5 (23.81%) Windows
10 5 (23.81%) Linux
10 5 (23.81%) HTTP
10 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
11 4 (19.05%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (42.86%) Internet
1 9 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (42.86%) Wireshark
1 9 (42.86%) tcpdump
2 5 (23.81%) HTTP
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) LDAP
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) SMTP
3 4 (19.05%) FTP
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
General
1 6 (28.57%) Law
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics
3 3 (14.29%) Military
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Security Operations Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Security Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Security Operations Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Operations Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Head of Operations
6 2 (9.52%) Head of Security
7 1 (4.76%) Forensic Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) SIEM
2 15 (71.43%) Cyber Security
3 14 (66.67%) Information Security
4 11 (52.38%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (47.62%) Incident Management
5 10 (47.62%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (42.86%) Security Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Change Control
6 9 (42.86%) Analytics
7 8 (38.10%) Information Assurance
8 4 (19.05%) Information Management
8 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (9.52%) Digital Forensics
10 1 (4.76%) Change Management
10 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) GIAC
3 8 (38.10%) CEH
3 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) CISM
5 2 (9.52%) CISSP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.76%) Postgraduate
6 1 (4.76%) CCIE
6 1 (4.76%) CHFI
6 1 (4.76%) GCIA
6 1 (4.76%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Sourcefire
2 8 (38.10%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
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