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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 874 906 865
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -41
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 19 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.001% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.064% 0.003% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 8
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +52.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £51,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £43,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 - £42,000

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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

CHFI Salary Histogram in the UK

CHFI
Top 5 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 28 August 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 +20 17 £55,000 +6.79% 1
London +26 15 £55,000 +6.79%
City of London - 4 £46,250 -
Kent - 2 £32,500 -
South East - 2 £32,500 - 1

CHFI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (93.02%) CISSP
2 22 (51.16%) Information Security
2 22 (51.16%) Degree
3 21 (48.84%) SIEM
4 20 (46.51%) CEH
5 19 (44.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 18 (41.86%) Finance
6 18 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (39.53%) CCNA
7 17 (39.53%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (39.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (37.21%) Security Architecture
8 16 (37.21%) ITIL
9 14 (32.56%) Firewall
9 14 (32.56%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (30.23%) PCI DSS
11 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (25.58%) Incident Management
12 10 (23.26%) Security Testing
12 10 (23.26%) SSCP
12 10 (23.26%) Windows
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
13 9 (20.93%) Kalman Filter
14 8 (18.60%) Coaching
14 8 (18.60%) Cyber Security
15 7 (16.28%) COBIT
15 7 (16.28%) Business Continuity
15 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
15 7 (16.28%) Data Security
15 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Risk Analyst
3 13 (30.23%) IT Risk Analyst
4 12 (27.91%) Security Analyst
5 11 (25.58%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) IT Security Specialist
6 4 (9.30%) Security Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) IT Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Architect
7 3 (6.98%) IT Security Officer
7 3 (6.98%) IT Security Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (6.98%) Security Officer
8 2 (4.65%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Security Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.33%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Information Security
2 21 (48.84%) SIEM
3 19 (44.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 17 (39.53%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (37.21%) ITIL
5 16 (37.21%) Security Architecture
6 14 (32.56%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (25.58%) Incident Management
8 10 (23.26%) Security Testing
9 9 (20.93%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (18.60%) Coaching
10 8 (18.60%) Cyber Security
11 7 (16.28%) Information Management
11 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (16.28%) Data Security
11 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
11 7 (16.28%) Business Continuity
12 6 (13.95%) Ethical Hacking
13 5 (11.63%) Computer Forensics
13 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) C
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) Ruby
2 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.33%) C#
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (93.02%) CISSP
2 22 (51.16%) Degree
3 20 (46.51%) CEH
4 18 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (39.53%) CCNA
6 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (23.26%) SSCP
8 3 (6.98%) CCIE
9 2 (4.65%) CCNP
9 2 (4.65%) MCP
9 2 (4.65%) MCSE
9 2 (4.65%) MCSA
9 2 (4.65%) CISA
9 2 (4.65%) GIAC
9 2 (4.65%) GPEN
9 2 (4.65%) OSCP
10 1 (2.33%) GREM
10 1 (2.33%) GCIH
10 1 (2.33%) GCFA
10 1 (2.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (30.23%) PCI DSS
3 7 (16.28%) COBIT
4 1 (2.33%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
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