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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 227 206 212
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 8 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 1
Average salary £33,750 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.63% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -10.20%
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
5124 4315 4184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.46% 81.88% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4208 3735 3640
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 21 October 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
Gloucestershire - 8 £33,750 - 2
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) C++
2 9 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) Ruby
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) Assembly Language
3 8 (44.44%) jQuery
3 8 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (44.44%) HTML5
4 7 (38.89%) REST
4 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
4 7 (38.89%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) Aerospace
5 5 (27.78%) C
5 5 (27.78%) Social Network
5 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) Internet
7 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 3 (16.67%) GIAC
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
8 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
9 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 5 (27.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Graduate
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Programmer
3 5 (27.78%) Graduate Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Forensic Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) jQuery
1 8 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 8 (44.44%) HTML5
2 7 (38.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Social Network
2 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
1 9 (50.00%) C++
1 9 (50.00%) Java
1 9 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) Ruby
2 8 (44.44%) Assembly Language
3 5 (27.78%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) VMware
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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