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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 233 215 218
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 7 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.19% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.23% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 1
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.96% -3.12%
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
4954 4321 4276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.33% 82.07% 78.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4153 3606 3775
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -3 7 £30,000 -22.07% 3
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (94.44%) Java
1 17 (94.44%) C#
1 17 (94.44%) C++
1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 16 (88.89%) REST
3 15 (83.33%) jQuery
3 15 (83.33%) HTML5
3 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 15 (83.33%) HTML
4 14 (77.78%) C
5 13 (72.22%) Linux
5 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
6 12 (66.67%) Ruby
6 12 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (66.67%) Assembly Language
7 11 (61.11%) MVC
8 9 (50.00%) Cyber Security
9 8 (44.44%) Aerospace
10 7 (38.89%) Internet
11 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (16.67%) CSS
11 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 3 (16.67%) CSS3
12 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
12 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
12 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
12 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (5.56%) VCP4
12 1 (5.56%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) Software Developer
3 13 (72.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) REST
2 15 (83.33%) HTML
2 15 (83.33%) jQuery
2 15 (83.33%) HTML5
3 12 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) MVC
3 9 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
1 17 (94.44%) C++
1 17 (94.44%) Java
1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 14 (77.78%) C
3 12 (66.67%) Assembly Language
3 12 (66.67%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Dell
1 1 (5.56%) Apple
1 1 (5.56%) VMware
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