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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank 867 852 929
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +77
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 49 118 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.12% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 40 78 49
Median salary £58,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.68% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £30,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.73%

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
85739 96253 102832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.89% 86.87% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71657 78628 83341
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +2 47 £57,500 +27.77% 7
London +19 24 £62,500 +46.19% 1
South East +32 13 £40,000 -25.58% 5
Hampshire +5 5 £66,250 +32.50% 4
North West +21 4 £77,500 -
City of London +54 3 £110,000 +155.81%
Milton Keynes +29 3 £40,000 -46.12% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 3 £40,000 -46.12% 1
Manchester - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £20,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £65,000 - 1
Epsom - 2 £20,000 -
Leeds - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Cheshire +44 1 £77,500 -
Warrington +23 1 £77,500 -
Berkshire +10 1 £27,000 -48.57%
Kidlington -6 1 £29,500 -
West Midlands -10 1 £37,500 -16.66%
South West -11 1 £50,000 +44.92% 1
Gloucestershire -17 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Oxfordshire -18 1 £29,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £67,500 -
Reading - 1 £27,000 -
Cheadle - 1 - -

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 47 (43.93%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (38.32%) SIEM
3 38 (35.51%) CISSP
4 36 (33.64%) Information Security
5 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
6 30 (28.04%) Security Operations
7 29 (27.10%) Degree
7 29 (27.10%) Management Information System
8 26 (24.30%) Penetration Testing
9 24 (22.43%) Cyberthreat
10 22 (20.56%) Malware Analysis
10 22 (20.56%) Firewall
11 21 (19.63%) EnCase
12 20 (18.69%) C#
12 20 (18.69%) Python
12 20 (18.69%) ArcSight
12 20 (18.69%) Analytics
12 20 (18.69%) SC Cleared
13 19 (17.76%) Finance
14 18 (16.82%) Windows
14 18 (16.82%) E-Discovery
15 17 (15.89%) C++
15 17 (15.89%) CISM
16 16 (14.95%) GCIA
16 16 (14.95%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (14.95%) CEH
16 16 (14.95%) Security Operations Centre
17 15 (14.02%) Big Data
18 14 (13.08%) Reverse Engineering
18 14 (13.08%) Network Security

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 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2000
1 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (5.61%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (3.74%) IIS
2 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (1.87%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.87%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Relativity
2 1 (0.93%) Ringtail
2 1 (0.93%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.56%) Firewall
2 16 (14.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (13.08%) Network Security
4 7 (6.54%) Internet
5 6 (5.61%) LAN
5 6 (5.61%) WAN
6 5 (4.67%) DNS
6 5 (4.67%) Wireless
7 4 (3.74%) DHCP
7 4 (3.74%) NAS
7 4 (3.74%) SAN
7 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.87%) CTI
9 1 (0.93%) FTP
9 1 (0.93%) HTTP
9 1 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) Big Data
2 11 (10.28%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.87%) MS Access
4 1 (0.93%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.93%) QlikView
4 1 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) GoogleTest
1 3 (2.80%) NUnit
General
1 19 (17.76%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Military
3 11 (10.28%) Law
4 7 (6.54%) Legal
5 6 (5.61%) Aerospace
6 5 (4.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.80%) Publishing
8 2 (1.87%) Banking
8 2 (1.87%) Music Industry
8 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.93%) Back Office
9 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (27.10%) Analyst
2 19 (17.76%) Consultant
3 16 (14.95%) Security Analyst
4 11 (10.28%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) Forensic Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Security Consultant
6 8 (7.48%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.54%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Security Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) SOC Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Forensic Investigator
10 4 (3.74%) Graduate
10 4 (3.74%) SOC Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Tester
11 3 (2.80%) Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) AngularJS
1 3 (2.80%) CSS
1 3 (2.80%) Entity Framework
1 3 (2.80%) Flash
1 3 (2.80%) HTML
1 3 (2.80%) NHibernate
2 2 (1.87%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.10%) Management Information System
2 24 (22.43%) Cyberthreat
3 16 (14.95%) Security Operations Centre
4 13 (12.15%) Cybercrime
5 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (6.54%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (6.54%) SCADA
7 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (3.74%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.80%) Statistics
10 2 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.87%) Social Media
10 2 (1.87%) Social Network
11 1 (0.93%) Clustering
11 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.82%) Windows
2 13 (12.15%) Linux
3 9 (8.41%) Unix
4 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.74%) Windows 2000
5 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.93%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (38.32%) SIEM
3 36 (33.64%) Information Security
4 30 (28.04%) Security Operations
5 26 (24.30%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (20.56%) Malware Analysis
7 20 (18.69%) Analytics
8 18 (16.82%) E-Discovery
9 14 (13.08%) Reverse Engineering
9 14 (13.08%) Risk Management
10 12 (11.21%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 11 (10.28%) Digital Forensics
12 10 (9.35%) Data Analysis
12 10 (9.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (9.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 9 (8.41%) Mentoring
14 8 (7.48%) Data Analytics
14 8 (7.48%) Ethical Hacking
15 7 (6.54%) Computer Security
15 7 (6.54%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.69%) C#
1 20 (18.69%) Python
2 17 (15.89%) C++
3 7 (6.54%) SQL
4 4 (3.74%) Java
5 3 (2.80%) C
5 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.80%) VB
6 2 (1.87%) Perl
6 2 (1.87%) VBScript
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (35.51%) CISSP
2 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
3 29 (27.10%) Degree
4 20 (18.69%) SC Cleared
5 17 (15.89%) CISM
6 16 (14.95%) CEH
6 16 (14.95%) GCIA
7 14 (13.08%) GCIH
8 11 (10.28%) CREST Certified
8 11 (10.28%) SANS
9 8 (7.48%) CISA
10 7 (6.54%) EnCE
11 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (3.74%) CCNA
12 4 (3.74%) CCSA
12 4 (3.74%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (3.74%) GCFE
12 4 (3.74%) JNCIA
12 4 (3.74%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (2.80%) JTAG
2 3 (2.80%) RMADS
3 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.87%) QA
4 1 (0.93%) GPG13
4 1 (0.93%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.74%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (3.74%) UAG
2 4 (3.74%) vCloud
2 4 (3.74%) VMware ESX
2 4 (3.74%) vSphere
3 2 (1.87%) Snort
3 2 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (19.63%) EnCase
2 12 (11.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (9.35%) FTK
4 4 (3.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (3.74%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (3.74%) SCCM
4 4 (3.74%) SCOM
5 3 (2.80%) QRadar
6 2 (1.87%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.93%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.93%) Nessus
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.93%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.93%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) ArcSight
2 13 (12.15%) Intel Security
3 11 (10.28%) HP
4 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.48%) Splunk
6 7 (6.54%) AlienVault
7 6 (5.61%) Intel
7 6 (5.61%) Nuix
7 6 (5.61%) VMware
8 5 (4.67%) Cellebrite
9 4 (3.74%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.74%) Dell
9 4 (3.74%) EMC
9 4 (3.74%) NetApp
9 4 (3.74%) Sophos
10 2 (1.87%) Google
10 2 (1.87%) i2
10 2 (1.87%) Lotus
10 2 (1.87%) Twitter
11 1 (0.93%) LogRhythm
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