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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 894 876 882
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.006% 0.017% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £60,000 £33,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.10% -18.29%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +2.43%

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
31096 29130 32721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.29% 26.78% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24587 23777 27213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,826
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 4 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 24 October 2014. 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 -13 2 £60,000 +79.10% 2
Leeds - 2 £60,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £60,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £60,000 - 2

CHFI
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) CCNA
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
1 8 (80.00%) CEH
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Security Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Risk Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Security Risk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNA
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (80.00%) CEH
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001