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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 924 920 924
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 24 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.021% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.085% 0.074% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 21
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -5.00%

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
28380 29562 28677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.02% 27.74% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22655 23639 22533
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

CHFI Salary Histogram in the UK

CHFI
Top 12 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 9 February 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
(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 +23 18 £65,000 +36.84% 3
London - 12 £65,000 - 1
Scotland - 4 £66,250 -
Edinburgh - 4 £66,250 -
North West - 3 £67,500 - 1
Manchester - 3 £67,500 - 1
South East +10 2 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Slough 0 2 £57,500 - 1
Berkshire -4 2 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Nottingham - 1 £65,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -

CHFI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 33 (91.67%) CISSP
2 26 (72.22%) CEH
3 23 (63.89%) CISM
3 23 (63.89%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (55.56%) Degree
5 19 (52.78%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
7 15 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (41.67%) Security Architecture
7 15 (41.67%) ECSA
8 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
8 13 (36.11%) Information Security
9 12 (33.33%) Firewall
9 12 (33.33%) Splunk
10 11 (30.56%) CCNA
10 11 (30.56%) Security Operations
11 10 (27.78%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (25.00%) EC-Council LPT
13 8 (22.22%) IIS
13 8 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
13 8 (22.22%) ArcSight
13 8 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
13 8 (22.22%) IISP
13 8 (22.22%) Performance Management
14 7 (19.44%) Network Security
14 7 (19.44%) OSCP
14 7 (19.44%) RHCE
14 7 (19.44%) A+ Certification
14 7 (19.44%) Red Hat

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) Network Security
3 5 (13.89%) Wireless
4 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.56%) 3GPP
5 2 (5.56%) Broadband
5 2 (5.56%) NGN
6 1 (2.78%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (16.67%) Legal
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Law
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Military
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Security Consultant
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Security Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) Trainer
5 5 (13.89%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Forensic Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) IT Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) IT Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) IT Risk Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Senior IT Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Senior IT Security Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Incident Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) E-Discovery Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Security Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
3 15 (41.67%) Security Architecture
4 13 (36.11%) Information Security
5 11 (30.56%) Security Operations
6 8 (22.22%) Performance Management
6 8 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
6 8 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
7 6 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 4 (11.11%) SIEM
10 3 (8.33%) Case Management
10 3 (8.33%) Computer Security
10 3 (8.33%) E-Discovery
10 3 (8.33%) OSINT
10 3 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
11 2 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
1 5 (13.89%) Perl
1 5 (13.89%) PHP
1 5 (13.89%) Python
1 5 (13.89%) Ruby
2 3 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (91.67%) CISSP
2 26 (72.22%) CEH
3 23 (63.89%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (63.89%) CISM
4 20 (55.56%) Degree
5 15 (41.67%) ECSA
6 11 (30.56%) CCNA
7 9 (25.00%) EC-Council LPT
8 8 (22.22%) IISP
9 7 (19.44%) A+ Certification
9 7 (19.44%) CCIE
9 7 (19.44%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (19.44%) OSCP
9 7 (19.44%) RHCE
10 6 (16.67%) GCFA
10 6 (16.67%) GCFE
11 5 (13.89%) CEPT
11 5 (13.89%) GREM
12 4 (11.11%) CISA
13 3 (8.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
3 5 (13.89%) HIPAA
4 2 (5.56%) COBIT
5 1 (2.78%) FISMA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) EnCase
2 1 (2.78%) Nessus
2 1 (2.78%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Splunk
2 8 (22.22%) ArcSight
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.78%) Imperva
5 1 (2.78%) Sophos
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