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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forensics Analyst
UK
Rank 855 909 938
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Analyst 3 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.012% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 9
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £43,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £64,750 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary - £55,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +129.16%

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017 within the UK.

Forensic Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Forensic Analyst
Top 2 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 17 January 2017. 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 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
London +66 3 £50,000 +5.26%
England +41 3 £50,000 -9.09%

Forensic Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) R
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Physics
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) CEH
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) CHFI
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) Forensic Accounting
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) OSINT
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity

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 2 (40.00%) SAS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (20.00%) Forensic Accounting
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) OSINT
3 1 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) R
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) CHFI
2 1 (20.00%) CISA