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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 432 417 421
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 6 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.005% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.006% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 9
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £38,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -22.50%
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
16456 16743 15984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.25% 80.58% 78.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13259 13125 13184
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,859
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 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 5 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 - 4 £32,000 -
Surrey -7 2 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Cyber Security
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Lucene
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) SCADA
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Intel
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Regular Expression
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) IT Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Lucene
1 2 (22.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) SCADA
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Cyber Security
2 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) GIAC
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (22.22%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Intel
Slough, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £70,000 per annum £70,000 + Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago