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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 900 946 985
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +39
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 15 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.020% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.058% 0.073% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 8
Median salary £80,000 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -2.91%
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
+72.30% -

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
26055 30058 32064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.57% 27.36% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21070 23947 25135
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

CHFI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CHFI as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016 within the UK.

CHFI Salary Histogram in the UK

CHFI
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CHFI within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +44 15 £80,000 +72.97% 1
London +38 9 £80,000 +45.45% 1
North West - 6 £56,000 -
Manchester - 6 £56,000 -

CHFI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing CHFI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CHFI.

1 41 (85.42%) CEH
2 38 (79.17%) CISSP
3 36 (75.00%) CISM
4 30 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (56.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 27 (56.25%) ECSA
6 24 (50.00%) PCI DSS
7 20 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (41.67%) Data Centre
7 20 (41.67%) Security Operations
7 20 (41.67%) Degree
8 19 (39.58%) Information Security
9 18 (37.50%) IIS
9 18 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
9 18 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (37.50%) IISP
9 18 (37.50%) Performance Management
9 18 (37.50%) Splunk
9 18 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
9 18 (37.50%) ArcSight
9 18 (37.50%) Security Architecture
10 11 (22.92%) GCIH
11 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (20.83%) EC-Council LPT
12 9 (18.75%) OSCP
12 9 (18.75%) RHCE
12 9 (18.75%) A+ Certification
12 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
12 9 (18.75%) Cisco

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
1 7 (14.58%) Wireless
2 5 (10.42%) Network Security
3 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
1 3 (6.25%) Law
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Consultant
2 26 (54.17%) Senior Consultant
3 20 (41.67%) Security Consultant
4 19 (39.58%) Senior Security Consultant
5 9 (18.75%) Trainer
6 6 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (12.50%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Engineering Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Incident Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Information Officer
7 2 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
7 2 (4.17%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Security Officer
8 1 (2.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) IT Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Principal Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 18 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (14.58%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
1 7 (14.58%) Mac OS X
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Ethical Hacking
2 20 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (41.67%) Security Operations
3 19 (39.58%) Information Security
4 18 (37.50%) Performance Management
4 18 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
4 18 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 18 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.58%) Open Source
6 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.25%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.25%) OSINT
7 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) SIEM
8 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (4.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) C
2 1 (2.08%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (85.42%) CEH
2 38 (79.17%) CISSP
3 36 (75.00%) CISM
4 27 (56.25%) ECSA
5 20 (41.67%) Degree
6 18 (37.50%) IISP
7 11 (22.92%) GCIH
8 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (20.83%) EC-Council LPT
9 9 (18.75%) A+ Certification
9 9 (18.75%) Network+ Certification
9 9 (18.75%) OSCP
9 9 (18.75%) RHCE
10 8 (16.67%) GCFA
10 8 (16.67%) GCFE
10 8 (16.67%) GREM
11 7 (14.58%) CFCE
11 7 (14.58%) ECIH
11 7 (14.58%) GCED
11 7 (14.58%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) EnCase
1 1 (2.08%) FTK
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) ArcSight
1 18 (37.50%) Splunk
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) Cisco
3 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
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