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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 859 863 860
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 16 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.050% 0.051% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 10
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

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
32172 29152 30009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.24% 27.32% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25580 22933 24625
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

CHFI Salary Histogram in the UK

CHFI
Top 10 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 4 March 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 +9 16 £47,500 -24.00% 2
Wiltshire +14 11 £47,500 +5.55% 1
South West -7 11 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Swindon -6 3 £47,500 +5.55%
South East -20 3 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Leeds - 2 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Slough - 1 - -

CHFI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 24 (85.71%) SIEM
2 21 (75.00%) CISSP
3 18 (64.29%) ITIL
3 18 (64.29%) MCP
3 18 (64.29%) PRINCE2
3 18 (64.29%) MCSA
3 18 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (50.00%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) Information Security
5 13 (46.43%) PCI DSS
5 13 (46.43%) Security Testing
6 9 (32.14%) Windows
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (28.57%) Cyber Security
8 7 (25.00%) Degree
8 7 (25.00%) Application Packaging
8 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (25.00%) C
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 6 (21.43%) SSCP
9 6 (21.43%) Security Architecture
9 6 (21.43%) Security Management
9 6 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (17.86%) Coaching
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco IOS

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (10.71%) Network Security
4 2 (7.14%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Security Manager
1 12 (42.86%) Operations Manager
1 12 (42.86%) Security Operations Manager
2 7 (25.00%) IT Security Officer
2 7 (25.00%) Security Officer
2 7 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) SIEM
2 18 (64.29%) ITIL
2 18 (64.29%) PRINCE2
3 14 (50.00%) Information Security
4 13 (46.43%) Security Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (28.57%) Cyber Security
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (21.43%) Security Architecture
7 6 (21.43%) Security Management
7 6 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (17.86%) Coaching
9 4 (14.29%) Data Security
10 1 (3.57%) Analytics
10 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
10 1 (3.57%) Computer Forensics
10 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
3 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) CISSP
2 18 (64.29%) MCP
2 18 (64.29%) MCSA
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (25.00%) Degree
5 6 (21.43%) SSCP
6 5 (17.86%) CCNP
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (10.71%) CISM
7 3 (10.71%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) PCI DSS
2 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.71%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Snort
1 2 (7.14%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.14%) Imperva
3 2 (7.14%) Splunk
3 2 (7.14%) Sophos
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