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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 874 920 869
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -51
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 22 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.075% 0.037% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 12
Average salary £45,000 £51,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.62% +5.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £47,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,500 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 -

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
29226 32287 29861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.35% 27.33% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22950 25909 24009
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £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 26 May 2015 within the UK.

CHFI Salary Histogram in the UK

CHFI
Top 16 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 26 May 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 +63 22 £45,000 -12.62% 1
South East - 8 £34,500 - 1
South West +1 7 £55,000 +22.22%
Wiltshire +1 7 £55,000 +22.22%
London +23 4 £70,000 +35.92%
Kent - 4 £33,250 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £34,000 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £85,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Leeds - 3 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
City of London - 1 £60,000 -

CHFI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 35 (87.50%) CISSP
2 33 (82.50%) SIEM
3 24 (60.00%) Information Security
4 23 (57.50%) ITIL
5 21 (52.50%) Firewall
5 21 (52.50%) PCI DSS
6 18 (45.00%) PRINCE2
6 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (37.50%) MCP
8 15 (37.50%) MCSA
9 14 (35.00%) Security Testing
9 14 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (32.50%) Degree
10 13 (32.50%) Windows
10 13 (32.50%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 10 (25.00%) SSCP
13 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
14 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
14 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
14 9 (22.50%) Ethical Hacking
15 8 (20.00%) Security Management
15 8 (20.00%) Coaching
15 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
15 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
16 7 (17.50%) Data Security
16 7 (17.50%) Risk Management

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (52.50%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.50%) Network Security
4 2 (5.00%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) IT Security Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Security Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Security Operations Manager
3 9 (22.50%) Operations Manager
3 9 (22.50%) Security Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (12.50%) IT Security Officer
5 5 (12.50%) Security Officer
5 5 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (10.00%) IT Security Specialist
6 4 (10.00%) Security Specialist
6 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.50%) IT Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (5.00%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) SIEM
2 24 (60.00%) Information Security
3 23 (57.50%) ITIL
4 18 (45.00%) PRINCE2
5 14 (35.00%) Security Testing
5 14 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (32.50%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
8 9 (22.50%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (20.00%) Security Management
9 8 (20.00%) Coaching
9 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
9 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 7 (17.50%) Data Security
10 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
11 6 (15.00%) Computer Forensics
12 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (10.00%) Analytics
13 4 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) C
3 3 (7.50%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) Perl
3 3 (7.50%) PHP
3 3 (7.50%) Ruby
3 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (87.50%) CISSP
2 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (37.50%) MCP
3 15 (37.50%) MCSA
4 13 (32.50%) Degree
5 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (25.00%) SSCP
7 5 (12.50%) CEH
8 4 (10.00%) CCIE
8 4 (10.00%) CCNP
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (10.00%) CISM
9 3 (7.50%) CCNA
10 2 (5.00%) GPEN
10 2 (5.00%) OSCP
11 1 (2.50%) CNA
11 1 (2.50%) CNE
11 1 (2.50%) Novell Certification
11 1 (2.50%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (52.50%) PCI DSS
2 16 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (10.00%) HIPAA
4 3 (7.50%) COBIT
5 2 (5.00%) FISMA
6 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Nmap
1 2 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco
2 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.00%) Imperva
3 2 (5.00%) Splunk
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Sophos
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