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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 81 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.14% 0.58% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.70% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +13.33%
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
581 719 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.37% 83.41% 77.01%
Number of salaries quoted 492 633 657
Average salary £42,500 £40,325 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% +7.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) GIAC
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (100.00%) CEH
1 6 (100.00%) Snort
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 6 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
1 6 (100.00%) Change Control
1 6 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Sourcefire
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) LDAP
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 6 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) SMTP
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
1 6 (100.00%) Change Control
1 6 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) GIAC
1 6 (100.00%) CEH
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft