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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 219 224 218
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 25 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 6
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -49.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £32,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
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
4920 5101 4236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.10% 82.75% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4154 4167 3641
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
(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 +12 21 £30,000 +7.14% 4
Bristol -18 4 £62,500 - 1
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 39 (78.00%) Cyber Security
2 34 (68.00%) Java
3 33 (66.00%) C++
4 32 (64.00%) C#
5 27 (54.00%) HTML
5 27 (54.00%) HTML5
6 26 (52.00%) Python
7 25 (50.00%) jQuery
8 24 (48.00%) C
9 23 (46.00%) TCP/IP
9 23 (46.00%) REST
10 19 (38.00%) Linux
11 17 (34.00%) Degree
12 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
12 16 (32.00%) Ruby
12 16 (32.00%) Assembly Language
13 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
14 10 (20.00%) Firewall
14 10 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (18.00%) CSS
15 9 (18.00%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (18.00%) CSS3
15 9 (18.00%) SIEM
16 8 (16.00%) Digital Media
16 8 (16.00%) CISSP
16 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
17 7 (14.00%) Information Security
17 7 (14.00%) MVC
17 7 (14.00%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.00%) Firewall
3 6 (12.00%) Network Security
4 4 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.00%) ATM
5 1 (2.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.00%) Games
3 4 (8.00%) Military
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Developer
2 25 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 16 (32.00%) Software Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Graduate
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.00%) IT Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) IT Security Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) IT Security Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Forensic Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (54.00%) HTML
1 27 (54.00%) HTML5
2 25 (50.00%) jQuery
3 23 (46.00%) REST
4 9 (18.00%) CSS3
4 9 (18.00%) CSS
5 7 (14.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.00%) J2EE
6 2 (4.00%) Middleware
6 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.00%) Spring
6 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Digital Media
2 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Informatics
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.00%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) Cyber Security
2 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (18.00%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) SIEM
5 7 (14.00%) SDLC
5 7 (14.00%) Information Security
5 7 (14.00%) MVC
6 6 (12.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.00%) ITIL
7 5 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (8.00%) Computer Security
8 4 (8.00%) Security Architecture
9 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.00%) Web Design
9 3 (6.00%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (4.00%) Malware Analysis
10 2 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) Java
2 33 (66.00%) C++
3 32 (64.00%) C#
4 26 (52.00%) Python
5 24 (48.00%) C
6 16 (32.00%) Assembly Language
6 16 (32.00%) Ruby
7 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) SQL
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) CISSP
3 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.00%) CHFI
5 2 (4.00%) GCIA
5 2 (4.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco
2 4 (8.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (6.00%) Juniper
4 2 (4.00%) FireEye
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
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