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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 872 946 975
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +29
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 4 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.017% 0.031% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 15
Median salary £80,000 £57,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% +18.55%
UK excluding London median salary - £61,250 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +26.28%

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
23115 29169 31678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.78% 27.47% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18260 23106 25396
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

CHFI Salary Histogram in the UK

CHFI
Top 2 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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +67 4 £80,000 +39.13% 1
London +66 4 £80,000 +42.22% 1

CHFI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 16 (59.26%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (55.56%) CFCE
2 15 (55.56%) GCFA
2 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) GCFE
3 14 (51.85%) ECIH
3 14 (51.85%) Mentoring
3 14 (51.85%) GREM
3 14 (51.85%) C
3 14 (51.85%) Client/Server
3 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
3 14 (51.85%) Mac OS X
3 14 (51.85%) GCIA
3 14 (51.85%) GCIH
3 14 (51.85%) GCED
3 14 (51.85%) Open Source
4 12 (44.44%) CEH
4 12 (44.44%) Information Security
5 10 (37.04%) CISSP
5 10 (37.04%) CISM
6 8 (29.63%) PCI DSS
7 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.11%) Firewall
8 3 (11.11%) CISA
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) Network Security

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 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) Network Security
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Burp Suite
1 1 (3.70%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Consultant
1 16 (59.26%) Senior Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Security Manager
3 7 (25.93%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Engineering Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Information Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Forensic Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Incident Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Forensic Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Client/Server
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Linux
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (51.85%) Mentoring
2 14 (51.85%) Open Source
3 12 (44.44%) Information Security
4 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.11%) SIEM
5 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (7.41%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.41%) OSINT
6 2 (7.41%) Password Management
6 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (7.41%) Security Operations
6 2 (7.41%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) CFCE
1 15 (55.56%) GCFA
1 15 (55.56%) GCFE
2 14 (51.85%) ECIH
2 14 (51.85%) GCED
2 14 (51.85%) GCIA
2 14 (51.85%) GCIH
2 14 (51.85%) GREM
3 12 (44.44%) CEH
4 10 (37.04%) CISM
4 10 (37.04%) CISSP
5 3 (11.11%) CISA
5 3 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) SANS
6 2 (7.41%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (7.41%) GIAC
6 2 (7.41%) Postgraduate
6 2 (7.41%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (3.70%) EnCE
7 1 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) EnCase
1 1 (3.70%) FTK
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Nuix
1 1 (3.70%) Tableau
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