The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank 884 861 917
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +56
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 39 103 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.096% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.11% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 26 59 64
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87668 92318 100837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73071 74999 82059
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Computer Forensics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the UK.

Computer Forensics Salary Trend in the UK

Computer Forensics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Computer Forensics Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Forensics
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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 -41 39 £60,000 +39.53% 3
London -13 14 £67,500 +58.82% 3
South East 0 7 £40,000 -23.80%
West Yorkshire +11 6 - -
Yorkshire +8 6 - -
Leeds +4 6 - -
West Midlands -18 4 £27,500 -38.88%
Warwickshire - 3 £27,500 -
Nuneaton - 3 £27,500 -
Milton Keynes +31 2 £40,000 -39.39%
Buckinghamshire +28 2 £40,000 -39.39%
Hampshire +6 2 - -
Basingstoke -11 2 - -
South West -19 2 £58,750 +95.83%
North West - 2 £77,500 -
Warrington - 2 £77,500 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Epsom - 2 £20,000 -
Surrey - 2 £20,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £77,500 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
East of England +20 1 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire +18 1 £60,000 -
Bristol +2 1 £67,500 +109.30%
Stevenage -3 1 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire -12 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Midlands - 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £60,000 -

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Forensics 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 Computer Forensics.

1 45 (43.27%) SIEM
2 44 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (40.38%) CISSP
4 40 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 33 (31.73%) Windows
6 31 (29.81%) EnCase
7 29 (27.88%) C++
7 29 (27.88%) Information Security
7 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
8 27 (25.96%) E-Discovery
8 27 (25.96%) Linux
8 27 (25.96%) Security Operations
9 25 (24.04%) Finance
10 22 (21.15%) Firewall
10 22 (21.15%) Python
10 22 (21.15%) Unix
10 22 (21.15%) ArcSight
11 21 (20.19%) C#
12 20 (19.23%) Law
12 20 (19.23%) CISM
12 20 (19.23%) SC Cleared
12 20 (19.23%) Cyberthreat
12 20 (19.23%) FTK
13 19 (18.27%) Degree
14 18 (17.31%) Intrusion Detection
14 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
15 17 (16.35%) Big Data
16 16 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
16 16 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2000
16 16 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003

Computer Forensics
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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2000
1 16 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 16 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.54%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 12 (11.54%) IBM Notes
2 12 (11.54%) SAS
3 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (11.54%) MS Office
2 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Relativity
2 1 (0.96%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.15%) Firewall
2 18 (17.31%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (10.58%) LAN
3 11 (10.58%) Network Security
3 11 (10.58%) WAN
4 8 (7.69%) Internet
5 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.81%) DNS
7 4 (3.85%) DHCP
7 4 (3.85%) NAS
7 4 (3.85%) SAN
7 4 (3.85%) Wireless
8 3 (2.88%) HTTP
9 2 (1.92%) CTI
9 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.92%) IPsec
9 2 (1.92%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.92%) NNTP
9 2 (1.92%) SSL
9 2 (1.92%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) Big Data
2 16 (15.38%) Data Mining
3 12 (11.54%) MS Access
4 1 (0.96%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.96%) QlikView
4 1 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) GoogleTest
1 2 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 25 (24.04%) Finance
2 20 (19.23%) Law
3 12 (11.54%) Military
4 5 (4.81%) Legal
5 3 (2.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) Analyst
2 21 (20.19%) Security Analyst
3 16 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 11 (10.58%) Forensic Analyst
4 11 (10.58%) Forensic Investigator
5 10 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Consultant
8 6 (5.77%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.85%) Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.88%) Information Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) Information Security Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) Information Security Specialist
10 3 (2.88%) Security Consultant
10 3 (2.88%) Security Specialist
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) Flash
2 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.92%) CSS
2 2 (1.92%) ELK Stack
2 2 (1.92%) Entity Framework
2 2 (1.92%) HTML
2 2 (1.92%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 20 (19.23%) Cyberthreat
3 14 (13.46%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (10.58%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (7.69%) Cybercrime
7 7 (6.73%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.85%) SCADA
10 3 (2.88%) Statistics
10 3 (2.88%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.92%) PKI
11 2 (1.92%) Social Network
12 1 (0.96%) Clustering
12 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.73%) Windows
2 27 (25.96%) Linux
3 22 (21.15%) Unix
4 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.85%) Windows 2000
5 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.92%) AIX
7 2 (1.92%) Solaris
7 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) SIEM
2 44 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (27.88%) Information Security
4 27 (25.96%) E-Discovery
4 27 (25.96%) Security Operations
5 16 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (15.38%) Project Management
6 15 (14.42%) Analytics
7 14 (13.46%) Data Protection
7 14 (13.46%) Malware Analysis
8 13 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
9 12 (11.54%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 11 (10.58%) Digital Forensics
11 10 (9.62%) Data Analysis
12 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
13 8 (7.69%) Case Management
13 8 (7.69%) Data Analytics
13 8 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 6 (5.77%) Content Development
14 6 (5.77%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.88%) C++
2 22 (21.15%) Python
3 21 (20.19%) C#
4 16 (15.38%) SQL
5 12 (11.54%) Java
5 12 (11.54%) VB
5 12 (11.54%) VBScript
6 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.92%) C
7 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.96%) Perl
8 1 (0.96%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (40.38%) CISSP
2 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
3 20 (19.23%) CISM
3 20 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 19 (18.27%) Degree
5 15 (14.42%) SANS
6 13 (12.50%) GCIA
7 11 (10.58%) GCIH
8 10 (9.62%) CEH
9 8 (7.69%) EnCE
10 7 (6.73%) CISA
10 7 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (5.77%) CCNA
12 5 (4.81%) CCSA
12 5 (4.81%) JNCIA
13 4 (3.85%) CCNP
13 4 (3.85%) VCP4
13 4 (3.85%) VCP5
13 4 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (2.88%) CFCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.88%) JTAG
3 2 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.92%) ISO27002
3 2 (1.92%) QA
4 1 (0.96%) GPG13
4 1 (0.96%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (3.85%) UAG
2 4 (3.85%) vCloud
2 4 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 4 (3.85%) vSphere
3 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 31 (29.81%) EnCase
2 20 (19.23%) FTK
3 11 (10.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (3.85%) SCCM
4 4 (3.85%) SCOM
5 3 (2.88%) QRadar
6 2 (1.92%) RSA Archer
6 2 (1.92%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.96%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.96%) Nessus
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.96%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) ArcSight
2 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.38%) Intel Security
4 12 (11.54%) Lotus
5 11 (10.58%) HP
5 11 (10.58%) Splunk
6 9 (8.65%) AlienVault
7 8 (7.69%) Intel
8 6 (5.77%) Nuix
8 6 (5.77%) VMware
9 5 (4.81%) Cellebrite
10 4 (3.85%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.85%) Dell
10 4 (3.85%) EMC
10 4 (3.85%) NetApp
10 4 (3.85%) Sophos
11 2 (1.92%) Apple
11 2 (1.92%) Google
11 2 (1.92%) i2
11 2 (1.92%) Qualys
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago