The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 88 67 85
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 4 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.42% 1.41% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.69% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 0
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
Computer Forensics
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
796 771 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.74% 83.80% 79.30%
Number of salaries quoted 619 666 593
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Computer Forensics Salary Trend in Southampton

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (100.00%) GIAC
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 7 (100.00%) CEH
1 7 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 7 (100.00%) Snort
1 7 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 7 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
1 7 (100.00%) Change Control
2 5 (71.43%) Law
2 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
3 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) SMTP
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 7 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
General
1 5 (71.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
1 7 (100.00%) Change Control
2 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
3 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
4 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) GIAC
1 7 (100.00%) CEH
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm