The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank 253 214 234
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 3 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.053% 0.48% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.54% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 8
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £22,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £65,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £46,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +31.42%
Computer 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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4979 5144 5223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.67% 87.28% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4167 4330 4296
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Computer Forensics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the South West region.

Computer Forensics Salary Trend in the South West

Computer Forensics
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Computer Forensics Salary Histogram in the South West

Computer Forensics
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Bristol +1 3 £50,000 -58.76%
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Computer 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 West region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) GCIA
1 4 (100.00%) GSEC
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (100.00%) SANS
1 4 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (100.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Military
2 3 (75.00%) Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) Snort
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (25.00%) AlienVault
4 1 (25.00%) RSA Security Analytics

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (75.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (75.00%) Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) GCIA
1 4 (100.00%) GSEC
1 4 (100.00%) SANS
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Snort
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (100.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (25.00%) QRadar
2 1 (25.00%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) AlienVault
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) VMware