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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
UK
Rank 843 918 929
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +11
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 1 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.011% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.005% 0.039% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 22
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +35.41%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £65,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +35.41%

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
20939 28002 29341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 28.05% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16560 22410 23471
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 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,550 £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
Top 4 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 21 January 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 +80 1 £55,000 -15.38% 2
South West - 1 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Malmesbury - 1 £55,000 -

CHFI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 11 (68.75%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (62.50%) CFCE
2 10 (62.50%) GCFE
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) GCFA
3 9 (56.25%) GCIA
3 9 (56.25%) GCIH
3 9 (56.25%) Mac OS X
3 9 (56.25%) C
3 9 (56.25%) Client/Server
3 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 9 (56.25%) GCED
3 9 (56.25%) Forensic Analysis
3 9 (56.25%) ECIH
3 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
3 9 (56.25%) GREM
3 9 (56.25%) Open Source
4 6 (37.50%) Information Security
5 5 (31.25%) CEH
6 4 (25.00%) CISSP
7 3 (18.75%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) CISA
7 3 (18.75%) CISM
7 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
8 2 (12.50%) Legal

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 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Burp Suite
1 1 (6.25%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Consultant
1 11 (68.75%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Forensic Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Forensic Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Information Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Information Officer
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Client/Server
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) iPhone
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (56.25%) Forensic Analysis
2 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
2 9 (56.25%) Open Source
3 6 (37.50%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) OSINT
5 2 (12.50%) SIEM
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CFCE
1 10 (62.50%) GCFA
1 10 (62.50%) GCFE
2 9 (56.25%) ECIH
2 9 (56.25%) GCED
2 9 (56.25%) GCIA
2 9 (56.25%) GCIH
2 9 (56.25%) GREM
3 5 (31.25%) CEH
4 4 (25.00%) CISSP
5 3 (18.75%) CISA
5 3 (18.75%) CISM
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (6.25%) EnCE
7 1 (6.25%) GIAC
7 1 (6.25%) SANS
7 1 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (6.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) EnCase
1 1 (6.25%) FTK
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Nuix
1 1 (6.25%) Tableau
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