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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 432 448 425
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 9 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% 0.031% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.038% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 9
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
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
16813 18369 17235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.56% 80.15% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13364 14667 14060
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 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 29 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
(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
Hampshire +1 4 £32,250 -28.33%
Berkshire - 3 £57,500 -
Surrey +26 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (50.00%) Information Security
3 7 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) C
5 5 (35.71%) Malware Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) SIEM
6 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) Intel
7 3 (21.43%) Analytics
8 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (14.29%) CISSP
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Service Management
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 29 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (14.29%) SCADA
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 2 (14.29%) Taxonomies
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Information Security
1 7 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 7 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 5 (35.71%) Malware Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) SIEM
3 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 2 (14.29%) GIAC
5 1 (7.14%) GCIH
5 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Intel
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk
2 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec
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