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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 412 459 470
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +11
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.017% 0.038% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.044% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £55,000 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £40,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +42.85%
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
15003 17998 18331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.21% 85.44% 83.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12432 14957 14165
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Digital Forensics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Forensics within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Hampshire +14 1 - -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Digital Forensics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Digital Forensics.

1 3 (60.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (20.00%) FTK
3 1 (20.00%) EnCase
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SCADA
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) PCI QSA
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) SSCP
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) iPad

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Forensic Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensic Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Malware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) SCADA
1 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CEH
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) GIAC
1 1 (20.00%) GREM
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) PCI QSA
1 1 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EnCase
1 1 (20.00%) FTK