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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 430 409 440
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.006% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £46,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +25.67%
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
16799 15977 17115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.99% 80.26% 77.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13572 12611 14606
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 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Surrey -4 2 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Berkshire - 2 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Lucene
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) SCADA
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (40.00%) GPG13
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Lucene
1 2 (40.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) SCADA
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
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