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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 430 448 429
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 11 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.022% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.027% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 12
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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
17249 18585 17179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.44% 79.95% 77.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13579 14810 13941
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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%

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Digital Forensics across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Digital Forensics Salary Histogram 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 6 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
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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 +2 6 £32,750 -27.22% 1
Berkshire - 3 £57,500 -
Surrey +24 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) Reverse Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Cyber Security
4 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (37.50%) SIEM
5 6 (37.50%) Information Security
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) UNIX
6 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Analytics
6 5 (31.25%) Malware Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) C
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) CISSP
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
9 2 (12.50%) SCADA
9 2 (12.50%) GIAC
9 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (12.50%) Cryptography

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) Lucene
1 2 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 2 (12.50%) Taxonomies
3 2 (12.50%) SCADA
4 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Reverse Engineering
1 7 (43.75%) Cyber Security
2 6 (37.50%) SIEM
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
3 5 (31.25%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (12.50%) Network Management
6 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (6.25%) Computer Security
7 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) GIAC
5 1 (6.25%) GCIH
5 1 (6.25%) CISM
5 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) GPG13
1 2 (12.50%) FISMA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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