The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Forensics Analyst
Rank 883 920 876
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Analyst 9 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.008% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 2
Average salary £32,000 £32,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Forensic Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Forensic Analyst
Top 6 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 31 July 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
(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 +19 9 £32,000 - 1
South West -9 5 £35,000 +25.00%
Gloucestershire -11 5 £35,000 +25.00%
London +30 3 £22,500 -43.75%
Chiswick - 2 £22,500 -
South East 0 1 £65,000 +48.57%

Forensic Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (64.71%) Legal
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Digital Forensics
3 8 (47.06%) Law
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Computer Forensics
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) EnCE
5 6 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Digital Media
5 6 (35.29%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) C
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) GIAC
6 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (29.41%) Apple
6 5 (29.41%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (29.41%) E-Discovery
6 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (23.53%) CEH
7 4 (23.53%) Games
7 4 (23.53%) GCFA
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 4 (23.53%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (23.53%) GPEN
7 4 (23.53%) Android

Forensic Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Wireless
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (64.71%) Legal
2 8 (47.06%) Law
3 4 (23.53%) Games
4 2 (11.76%) Advertising
5 1 (5.88%) Finance
5 1 (5.88%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
1 1 (5.88%) Regular Expression
1 1 (5.88%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Digital Media
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (23.53%) Cybercrime
4 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 4 (23.53%) Android
4 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Digital Forensics
2 7 (41.18%) Computer Forensics
3 6 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) E-Discovery
4 5 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Malware Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
8 1 (5.88%) Steganalysis
8 1 (5.88%) Cryptanalysis
8 1 (5.88%) SIEM
8 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) MATLAB
2 4 (23.53%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
1 7 (41.18%) EnCE
2 5 (29.41%) GIAC
2 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) GPEN
3 4 (23.53%) GCFA
3 4 (23.53%) CEH
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Apple
2 4 (23.53%) Symbian
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) i2
3 1 (5.88%) Huawei
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