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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 884 933 872
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -61
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 19 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.062% 0.021% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 8
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
30453 32795 31536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.16% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23885 26176 25383
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

CHFI Salary Histogram in the UK

CHFI
Top 13 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 17 April 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
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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 +47 19 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Wiltshire +10 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South East +5 7 £55,000 - 1
South West -5 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Berkshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
Leeds - 5 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 - - 1
Malmesbury - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £45,000 -
Slough - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -

CHFI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (87.80%) SIEM
2 32 (78.05%) CISSP
3 26 (63.41%) Firewall
4 25 (60.98%) Information Security
4 25 (60.98%) ITIL
5 23 (56.10%) PRINCE2
6 20 (48.78%) MCP
6 20 (48.78%) MCSA
6 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (41.46%) PCI DSS
8 15 (36.59%) Security Testing
8 15 (36.59%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (31.71%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (29.27%) Degree
10 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
10 12 (29.27%) Cyber Security
11 10 (24.39%) Security Architecture
11 10 (24.39%) Windows
11 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
12 9 (21.95%) Security Management
12 9 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (21.95%) Application Packaging
12 9 (21.95%) C
12 9 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
14 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
14 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (63.41%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.32%) Network Security
4 2 (4.88%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (4.88%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Military
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Operations Manager
1 12 (29.27%) Security Manager
1 12 (29.27%) Security Operations Manager
2 9 (21.95%) IT Security Officer
2 9 (21.95%) Security Officer
2 9 (21.95%) Information Security Officer
3 8 (19.51%) IT Security Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Security Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) IT Operations Manager
5 6 (14.63%) Security Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Team Leader
7 4 (9.76%) Security Specialist
7 4 (9.76%) IT Security Specialist
8 3 (7.32%) Architect
8 3 (7.32%) IT Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
8 3 (7.32%) IT Security Architect
9 2 (4.88%) IT Security Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
2 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
3 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (87.80%) SIEM
2 25 (60.98%) ITIL
2 25 (60.98%) Information Security
3 23 (56.10%) PRINCE2
4 15 (36.59%) Security Testing
4 15 (36.59%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (31.71%) Ethical Hacking
6 12 (29.27%) Cyber Security
7 10 (24.39%) Security Architecture
8 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (21.95%) Security Management
8 9 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
10 6 (14.63%) Computer Forensics
11 5 (12.20%) Coaching
12 4 (9.76%) Analytics
12 4 (9.76%) Data Security
13 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
13 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) C
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) Ruby
3 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
3 3 (7.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (78.05%) CISSP
2 20 (48.78%) MCP
2 20 (48.78%) MCSA
2 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (29.27%) Degree
4 9 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (17.07%) SSCP
6 5 (12.20%) CCNP
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (9.76%) CISM
7 4 (9.76%) CCIE
8 2 (4.88%) GPEN
8 2 (4.88%) OSCP
8 2 (4.88%) CEH
9 1 (2.44%) GCFA
9 1 (2.44%) CNA
9 1 (2.44%) CNE
9 1 (2.44%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (41.46%) PCI DSS
2 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (9.76%) HIPAA
4 2 (4.88%) FISMA
5 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Nessus
1 2 (4.88%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) Sophos
3 2 (4.88%) Imperva
3 2 (4.88%) Splunk
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