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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Forensics Analyst
Rank 861 883 888
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Analyst 9 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.007% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Average salary £22,050 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.09% -28.88%
UK excluding London average salary £22,050 £32,000 -
% change year-on-year
-31.09% -

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

Forensic Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Forensic Analyst
Top 8 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 3 March 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 +16 9 £22,050 -31.09% 3
East of England - 5 £22,050 -
Essex - 5 £22,050 -
Colchester - 5 £22,050 -
South East -19 3 £25,000 -47.36% 1
Reading - 3 £25,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £25,000 -
London +1 1 £54,000 +104.01%

Forensic Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 9 (60.00%) Computer Forensics
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (46.67%) Law
3 7 (46.67%) Digital Forensics
3 7 (46.67%) E-Discovery
4 6 (40.00%) Legal
4 6 (40.00%) Apple
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (33.33%) i2
5 5 (33.33%) Symbian
5 5 (33.33%) MySQL
5 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) Games
5 5 (33.33%) Information Security
5 5 (33.33%) Final Cut Pro
5 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (33.33%) Android
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) Digital Media
6 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
6 4 (26.67%) Mandarin Language
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) Internet

Forensic Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) tcpdump
2 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) SMTP
2 2 (13.33%) FTP
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 7 (46.67%) Law
2 6 (40.00%) Legal
3 5 (33.33%) Games
4 4 (26.67%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) French Language
6 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Android
3 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Computer Forensics
2 7 (46.67%) Digital Forensics
2 7 (46.67%) E-Discovery
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) SIEM
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
7 1 (6.67%) Business Development
7 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) GIAC
3 2 (13.33%) GCIA
3 2 (13.33%) GCIH
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) VCP4
4 1 (6.67%) EnCE
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) Apple
2 5 (33.33%) i2
2 5 (33.33%) Symbian
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Sourcefire
4 1 (6.67%) Huawei
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