The table below looks at the statistics for Digital 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 Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 450 458 482
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 7 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.036% 0.046% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.055% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 3
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £57,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.94% +35.71%
Digital 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
16519 18327 19777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.47% 84.51% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13890 14456 15722
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Digital Forensics across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Digital Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Digital Forensics across the South East region.

Digital Forensics Salary Trend in the South East

Digital 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 Digital Forensics within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
Surrey +2 6 £70,000 +47.36% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South East region citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
1 6 (60.00%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) GREM
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (50.00%) SCADA
2 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) GIAC
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) MCP
2 5 (50.00%) CREST Certified
3 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) GCIH
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South East region citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Forensic Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensic Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Forensic Investigator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (50.00%) SCADA
3 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
1 5 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
1 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 5 (50.00%) GIAC
2 5 (50.00%) GREM
2 5 (50.00%) MCP
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) GCIH
5 1 (10.00%) CCENT
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) CEH
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CISM
5 1 (10.00%) EnCE
5 1 (10.00%) GCIA
5 1 (10.00%) MCSA
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) EnCase
1 1 (10.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £84,000
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Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
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Salary: £29,368 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago