The first table below looks at the demand for the Forensic Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forensic Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Forensics Analyst
Rank 885 875 875
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Analyst 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.005% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £30,250 £50,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.50% +75.43%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £50,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +75.43%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Forensic Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Forensic Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Forensic Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Forensic Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Forensic Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Forensic Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Forensic Analyst over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 within the UK.

Forensic Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Forensic Analyst
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forensic Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -26 8 £30,250 -39.50% 2
London -29 4 £34,250 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £28,000 -
South West - 2 £28,000 -
Southampton +14 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Midlands +13 1 £32,000 -
South East -4 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hampshire -9 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £32,000 -
City of London - 1 £40,000 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £27,500 -

Forensic Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Forensic Analyst in their job title 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 with Forensic Analyst in their job title.

1 17 (89.47%) Digital Forensics
2 15 (78.95%) Computer Forensics
3 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) EnCE
5 6 (31.58%) Law
6 5 (26.32%) Legal
6 5 (26.32%) E-Discovery
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Network Security
8 3 (15.79%) Perl
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Python
8 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Advertising
8 3 (15.79%) GIAC
8 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
8 3 (15.79%) Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) HTML
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) Information Security
9 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
9 2 (10.53%) Web Development
9 2 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
10 1 (5.26%) VB

Forensic Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Forensic Analyst in their job title 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 with Forensic Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) SMTP
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (31.58%) Law
2 5 (26.32%) Legal
3 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Digital Forensics
2 15 (78.95%) Computer Forensics
3 5 (26.32%) E-Discovery
4 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Business Development
7 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
7 1 (5.26%) SIEM
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Python
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) EnCE
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) GIAC
4 1 (5.26%) GCIA
4 1 (5.26%) GCIH
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Apple
2 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau
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