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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
UK
Rank 849 916 934
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +18
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 8 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.029% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.038% 0.11% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 18
Median salary £80,000 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% +42.10%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £67,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +42.10%

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
20846 28514 29394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.75% 27.90% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16462 22823 23390
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CHFI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CHFI as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CHFI within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 8 £80,000 +18.51%
London +71 7 £80,000 +18.51%
Malmesbury - 1 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -

CHFI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing CHFI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CHFI.

1 15 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (66.67%) GCIA
2 12 (66.67%) GCIH
3 10 (55.56%) Digital Forensics
3 10 (55.56%) CEH
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) GCFA
5 7 (38.89%) CFCE
5 7 (38.89%) GCFE
6 6 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) GREM
6 6 (33.33%) ECIH
6 6 (33.33%) GAWN
6 6 (33.33%) GCED
6 6 (33.33%) GPEN
6 6 (33.33%) Open Source
6 6 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Military
6 6 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) C
6 6 (33.33%) C#

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Burp Suite
1 2 (11.11%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (33.33%) Military
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) Forensic Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (44.44%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 8 (44.44%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Forensic Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (16.67%) iPhone
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (55.56%) Digital Forensics
3 6 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 6 (33.33%) Open Source
3 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) OSINT
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.56%) Business Development
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) C
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) GCIA
1 12 (66.67%) GCIH
2 10 (55.56%) CEH
3 7 (38.89%) CFCE
3 7 (38.89%) GCFA
3 7 (38.89%) GCFE
4 6 (33.33%) ECIH
4 6 (33.33%) GAWN
4 6 (33.33%) GCED
4 6 (33.33%) GPEN
4 6 (33.33%) GREM
5 3 (16.67%) CISA
6 2 (11.11%) CISSP
7 1 (5.56%) CISM
7 1 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (5.56%) EnCE
7 1 (5.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) EnCase
1 1 (5.56%) FTK
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Nuix
1 1 (5.56%) Tableau