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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Forensics
Rank 434 426 444
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.019% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.006% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £32,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -28.49%
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
17258 16862 17844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.11% 79.63% 77.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13775 13395 15357
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Berkshire - 2 £70,000 - 1
Surrey -4 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Law
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Lucene
2 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Regular Expression
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (33.33%) GPG13
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SCADA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Forensic Investigator
1 2 (33.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Lucene
1 2 (33.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) SCADA
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
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