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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 214 210 212
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 22 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.27% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.33% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 1
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
4771 4797 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.26% 81.78% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 3993 3683
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
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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
Gloucestershire -13 12 £30,000 -42.85% 1
Wiltshire - 7 £55,000 -
Bristol -2 3 £32,250 -
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Computer 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 Computer Forensics.

1 17 (62.96%) Cyber Security
2 16 (59.26%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) C++
3 13 (48.15%) Python
4 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 12 (44.44%) HTML
4 12 (44.44%) C
4 12 (44.44%) jQuery
4 12 (44.44%) HTML5
4 12 (44.44%) REST
5 11 (40.74%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) Assembly Language
6 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 9 (33.33%) Ruby
7 8 (29.63%) Degree
7 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (29.63%) Firewall
8 7 (25.93%) SIEM
9 6 (22.22%) Information Security
9 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (22.22%) CISSP
10 5 (18.52%) ITIL
10 5 (18.52%) CHFI
10 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
10 5 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
10 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
11 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Computer 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 Computer Forensics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 8 (29.63%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) Network Security
3 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 3 (11.11%) Military
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Software Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Security Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
6 2 (7.41%) IT Architect
6 2 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Forensic Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
1 12 (44.44%) jQuery
1 12 (44.44%) HTML5
1 12 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Cyber Security
2 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (25.93%) SIEM
5 6 (22.22%) Information Security
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
6 5 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
7 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 2 (7.41%) Computer Security
9 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (7.41%) Web Design
10 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (3.70%) Information Management
10 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
1 16 (59.26%) C#
1 16 (59.26%) C++
2 13 (48.15%) Python
3 12 (44.44%) C
4 9 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 9 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) CISSP
3 5 (18.52%) CHFI
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) GCIA
5 1 (3.70%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) ArcSight
2 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
2 2 (7.41%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
Cheltenham
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago