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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 460 452 442
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.024% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.029% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -
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
16550 17228 16685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.51% 84.11% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13997 13887 13098
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 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
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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 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +4 1 £67,500 +42.10% 2
Oxfordshire -6 1 £28,500 -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) EnCase
2 7 (58.33%) FTK
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Computer Forensics
4 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Information Security
5 4 (33.33%) Postgraduate
5 4 (33.33%) Internet
5 4 (33.33%) CISSP
6 3 (25.00%) Legal
6 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (25.00%) CEH
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) EnCE
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Security
6 3 (25.00%) Data Privacy
7 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
7 2 (16.67%) Network Packet Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Network Packet Capture
7 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
7 2 (16.67%) SIEM
7 2 (16.67%) GCIH
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Forensic Investigator
4 2 (16.67%) Forensic Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Forensic Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 3 (25.00%) Data Privacy
3 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Network Packet Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Network Packet Capture
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) B2B
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) E-Discovery
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Threat Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) Postgraduate
2 3 (25.00%) CEH
2 3 (25.00%) EnCE
3 2 (16.67%) GCIH
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) GCIA
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) EnCase
2 7 (58.33%) FTK
3 1 (8.33%) Nessus
3 1 (8.33%) Nmap
3 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (8.33%) QRadar
3 1 (8.33%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Intel
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
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