The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 895 878 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 6 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.008% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.019% 0.030% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 0
Average salary £51,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.75% -
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31744 29671 33091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.29% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24856 23856 28287
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -29 6 £51,500 +28.75%
London -53 6 £51,500 +28.75%
Canary Wharf - 5 £51,500 -

CHFI
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (93.33%) CISSP
1 14 (93.33%) CEH
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) CCNA
2 13 (86.67%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Windows
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
6 1 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (26.67%) Internet
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Security Risk Analyst
1 13 (86.67%) Risk Analyst
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
1 13 (86.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Tester
2 1 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (6.67%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CISSP
1 14 (93.33%) CEH
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) VMware