The table below looks at the statistics for EnCE in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EnCE over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE)
Rank 873 891 875
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing EnCE 31 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.016% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.058% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 2
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +16.50%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+61.11% -12.62%

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
29721 30793 28509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.24% 27.00% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24107 23920 23183
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

EnCE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing EnCE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

EnCE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EnCE
Salary Trend

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

EnCE Salary Trend in the UK

EnCE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing EnCE over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

EnCE Salary Histogram in the UK

EnCE
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EnCE within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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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 +21 30 £67,500 +12.50%
London +3 16 £67,250 -0.37%
Gloucestershire - 8 £60,000 -
South West - 8 £60,000 -
City of London +33 3 £62,000 +15.34%
South East - 3 £67,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £77,500 -
Reading - 2 £78,750 -
Nottingham - 2 £77,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £77,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £78,750 -
Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £70,000 -
East of England - 1 £60,000 -
Essex - 1 £60,000 -

EnCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing EnCE 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 EnCE.

1 36 (75.00%) GIAC
2 30 (62.50%) GCFA
3 28 (58.33%) GCIH
4 22 (45.83%) UNIX
5 21 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (43.75%) Cyber Security
6 19 (39.58%) Reverse Engineering
7 18 (37.50%) Computer Forensics
7 18 (37.50%) Digital Forensics
7 18 (37.50%) GREM
8 16 (33.33%) Degree
8 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 16 (33.33%) CISSP
8 16 (33.33%) Information Security
9 15 (31.25%) Legal
10 14 (29.17%) Windows
11 13 (27.08%) Ethical Hacking
12 12 (25.00%) DV Cleared
12 12 (25.00%) Finance
13 11 (22.92%) CISM
13 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
13 11 (22.92%) Linux
13 11 (22.92%) C
13 11 (22.92%) Computer Security
13 11 (22.92%) GPEN
14 10 (20.83%) E-Discovery
14 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (20.83%) VMware
15 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (18.75%) Banking

EnCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing EnCE 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 EnCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.58%) Wireless
3 6 (12.50%) Internet
4 5 (10.42%) Firewall
5 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (31.25%) Legal
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
3 9 (18.75%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Law
5 2 (4.17%) Advertising
5 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Forensic Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Incident Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Forensic Investigator
7 2 (4.17%) e-Discovery Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Cyber Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) UNIX
2 14 (29.17%) Windows
3 11 (22.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
1 21 (43.75%) Cyber Security
2 19 (39.58%) Reverse Engineering
3 18 (37.50%) Digital Forensics
3 18 (37.50%) Computer Forensics
4 16 (33.33%) Information Security
5 13 (27.08%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (22.92%) Computer Security
7 10 (20.83%) E-Discovery
8 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (16.67%) SIEM
10 7 (14.58%) SDLC
11 6 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
12 5 (10.42%) Data Privacy
12 5 (10.42%) Identity Management
13 4 (8.33%) Time Management
13 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
13 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
14 3 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) C
2 8 (16.67%) Perl
2 8 (16.67%) Python
2 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.58%) C++
3 7 (14.58%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (75.00%) GIAC
2 30 (62.50%) GCFA
3 28 (58.33%) GCIH
4 18 (37.50%) GREM
5 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 16 (33.33%) Degree
5 16 (33.33%) CISSP
6 12 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 11 (22.92%) CISM
7 11 (22.92%) GPEN
8 8 (16.67%) CEH
9 5 (10.42%) GCIA
10 1 (2.08%) CFCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.17%) COREP
1 2 (4.17%) FINREP
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) VMware
2 7 (14.58%) Qualys
2 7 (14.58%) Splunk
3 1 (2.08%) FireEye