The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Forensic Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forensics Analyst
Rank 902 960 980
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Analyst 9 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.009% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 9
Median salary £33,750 £45,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £60,500 £38,300
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £45,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +55.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Forensic Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Forensic Analyst in the job title.

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 29 May 2016 within the UK.

Forensic Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Forensic Analyst
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forensic Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +45 9 £33,750 -25.00% 2
West Midlands -9 5 £27,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £27,500 -
Nuneaton - 3 £27,500 -
London +44 2 £40,500 +80.00% 2
Birmingham - 2 £40,000 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Forensic Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Forensic Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Forensic Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (74.07%) Digital Forensics
2 11 (40.74%) Case Management
2 11 (40.74%) Computer Forensics
3 9 (33.33%) EnCase
4 8 (29.63%) E-Discovery
5 7 (25.93%) Firewall
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) FTK
7 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (18.52%) EnCE
7 5 (18.52%) Information Security
8 4 (14.81%) Legal
8 4 (14.81%) Python
8 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (14.81%) E-Disclosure
9 3 (11.11%) Cellebrite
9 3 (11.11%) JTAG
9 3 (11.11%) Internet
9 3 (11.11%) Linux
9 3 (11.11%) Flash
9 3 (11.11%) SQL
9 3 (11.11%) HNC
9 3 (11.11%) HND
10 2 (7.41%) Banking
10 2 (7.41%) Network Security

Forensic Analyst Skill Set
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 1 (3.70%) SAS
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Flash
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Digital Forensics
2 11 (40.74%) Case Management
2 11 (40.74%) Computer Forensics
3 8 (29.63%) E-Discovery
4 5 (18.52%) Information Security
5 4 (14.81%) E-Disclosure
6 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
6 2 (7.41%) Computer Security
6 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Data Privacy
7 1 (3.70%) EAM
7 1 (3.70%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (3.70%) Forensic Accounting
7 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) SIEM
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) R
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) EnCE
2 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) HNC
3 3 (11.11%) HND
4 2 (7.41%) CEH
4 2 (7.41%) CHFI
4 2 (7.41%) CISSP
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP
5 1 (3.70%) CCSP
5 1 (3.70%) CFCE
5 1 (3.70%) CISA
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CISM
5 1 (3.70%) EnCEP
5 1 (3.70%) GCFA
5 1 (3.70%) GCIH
5 1 (3.70%) GIAC
5 1 (3.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) JTAG
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) EnCase
2 6 (22.22%) FTK
3 1 (3.70%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Cellebrite
2 2 (7.41%) Nuix
3 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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