The table below looks at the statistics for Digital Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Forensics
Rank 79 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.14% - 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £17,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-49.09% +4.76%
Digital Forensics
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
565 485 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.72% 75.55% 81.02%
Number of salaries quoted 446 403 316
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Digital Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Digital Forensics Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Digital Forensics
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Trainee Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Trainee
1 1 (100.00%) Forensic Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree