The table below looks at the statistics for Digital 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 Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Forensics
England / South West
Rank 214 236 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 15 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £55,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +14.58%

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
4381 4902 5241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.29% 88.90% 86.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3583 4107 4411
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Digital Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Digital Forensics Salary Trend in the South West

Digital Forensics
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Digital Forensics across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Digital Forensics Salary Histogram in the South West

Digital 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 Digital Forensics within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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 - 10 £70,000 -
Avon - 4 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics.

1 23 (85.19%) Information Security
2 22 (81.48%) Information Assurance
3 20 (74.07%) Protective Monitoring
4 17 (62.96%) Degree
5 16 (59.26%) Security Operations
6 15 (55.56%) CESG Certified Professional
6 15 (55.56%) CESG
6 15 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (55.56%) Security Management
6 15 (55.56%) Management Information System
6 15 (55.56%) Business Continuity
7 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
7 13 (48.15%) Security Operations Centre
8 12 (44.44%) Security Auditing
8 12 (44.44%) JSP 440
8 12 (44.44%) ISMS
9 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (40.74%) Aerospace
9 11 (40.74%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (37.04%) RMADS
10 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
11 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
12 8 (29.63%) Information Security Management
12 8 (29.63%) CISSP
12 8 (29.63%) Project Management
12 8 (29.63%) Service Management
12 8 (29.63%) CISM
12 8 (29.63%) Quality Management
12 8 (29.63%) HMG Infosec
12 8 (29.63%) QMS

Digital 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 3 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 11 (40.74%) Aerospace
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) French Language
2 4 (14.81%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Security Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Security Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Principal Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (18.52%) Security Officer
6 4 (14.81%) Chief Information Officer
6 4 (14.81%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 4 (14.81%) Chief Security Officer
6 4 (14.81%) CIO
6 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Graduate
6 4 (14.81%) Graduate Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Graduate Security Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) ICT Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Information Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) CESG
1 15 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 13 (48.15%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.81%) Cyber Defence
3 4 (14.81%) Cybercrime
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Information Security
2 22 (81.48%) Information Assurance
3 20 (74.07%) Protective Monitoring
4 16 (59.26%) Security Operations
5 15 (55.56%) Business Continuity
5 15 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (55.56%) Security Management
6 12 (44.44%) ISMS
6 12 (44.44%) Security Auditing
7 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (40.74%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
9 8 (29.63%) Information Security Management
9 8 (29.63%) Project Management
9 8 (29.63%) QMS
9 8 (29.63%) Quality Management
9 8 (29.63%) Service Management
10 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
11 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
11 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Degree
2 15 (55.56%) CESG Certified Professional
3 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
4 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
5 8 (29.63%) CISM
5 8 (29.63%) CISSP
6 3 (11.11%) CREST Certified
6 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) JSP 440
2 10 (37.04%) RMADS
3 8 (29.63%) HMG Infosec