The table below looks at the statistics for CHFI in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CHFI over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 871 906 887
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -19
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 19 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.064% 0.040% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 12
Average salary £45,000 £51,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.62% +5.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £48,300 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £51,500 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29780 32110 30300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.21% 27.30% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23622 25307 24575
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

CHFI
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CHFI within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CHFI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CHFI
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CHFI within the UK.

CHFI Salary Trend in the UK

CHFI
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CHFI over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 within the UK.

CHFI Salary Histogram in the UK

CHFI
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CHFI within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 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
England +31 19 £45,000 -12.62% 3
London +31 9 £55,000 +6.79% 2
Kent - 7 £32,500 -
South East - 7 £32,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £32,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £55,000 -
City of London - 3 £47,500 - 2
South West - 3 £55,000 -

CHFI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CHFI 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 CHFI.

1 30 (85.71%) CISSP
2 24 (68.57%) SIEM
3 23 (65.71%) Information Security
4 19 (54.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (51.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 17 (48.57%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (45.71%) PCI DSS
7 16 (45.71%) Firewall
7 16 (45.71%) ITIL
8 13 (37.14%) Windows
9 12 (34.29%) Incident Management
9 12 (34.29%) Security Testing
10 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (28.57%) SSCP
11 10 (28.57%) Degree
12 9 (25.71%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
12 9 (25.71%) Ethical Hacking
13 8 (22.86%) Finance
13 8 (22.86%) Coaching
13 8 (22.86%) Cyber Security
14 7 (20.00%) COBIT
14 7 (20.00%) Security Architecture
14 7 (20.00%) Data Security
14 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
14 7 (20.00%) Business Continuity
14 7 (20.00%) CEH
14 7 (20.00%) Information Management

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CHFI 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 CHFI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) tcpdump
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Military
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Security Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) IT Security Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Security Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
4 5 (14.29%) IT Security Officer
4 5 (14.29%) Security Officer
5 4 (11.43%) IT Risk Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) IT Security Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) Security Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.57%) IT Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) IT Security Architect
7 2 (5.71%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Security Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) SIEM
2 23 (65.71%) Information Security
3 18 (51.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 17 (48.57%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (45.71%) ITIL
6 12 (34.29%) Incident Management
6 12 (34.29%) Security Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (25.71%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (22.86%) Coaching
8 8 (22.86%) Cyber Security
9 7 (20.00%) Security Architecture
9 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (20.00%) Data Security
9 7 (20.00%) Information Management
9 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 7 (20.00%) Business Continuity
10 6 (17.14%) Computer Forensics
11 5 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) C
3 3 (8.57%) Perl
3 3 (8.57%) PHP
3 3 (8.57%) Python
3 3 (8.57%) Ruby
3 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) CISSP
2 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (28.57%) SSCP
3 10 (28.57%) Degree
4 7 (20.00%) CCNA
4 7 (20.00%) CEH
5 6 (17.14%) CCIE
6 4 (11.43%) CISM
7 2 (5.71%) GIAC
7 2 (5.71%) GPEN
7 2 (5.71%) OSCP
7 2 (5.71%) CCNP
7 2 (5.71%) MCP
7 2 (5.71%) MCSE
7 2 (5.71%) MCSA
8 1 (2.86%) CNA
8 1 (2.86%) CNE
8 1 (2.86%) Novell Certification
8 1 (2.86%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (54.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (45.71%) PCI DSS
3 7 (20.00%) COBIT
4 4 (11.43%) HIPAA
5 2 (5.71%) FISMA
6 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Nessus
1 2 (5.71%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.71%) Sophos
2 2 (5.71%) Imperva
2 2 (5.71%) Splunk
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago