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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forensics Analyst
Rank 919 939 929
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Analyst 15 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.011% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 6
Average salary £52,000 £32,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £22,050 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £36,800 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £22,050 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+149.43% -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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Forensic Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Forensic Analyst
Top 16 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 8 February 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
(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 +3 14 £52,000 +62.50% 3
London +6 9 £48,750 +50.00% 2
South East +19 2 £48,000 +100.00% 1
City of London - 2 £53,750 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Westminster - 1 £62,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £65,000 -
Kidlington - 1 £28,500 -
Camberley - 1 £67,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £28,500 -
Surrey - 1 £67,500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Forensic Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (71.43%) Digital Forensics
2 14 (50.00%) EnCase
3 12 (42.86%) Case Management
4 10 (35.71%) E-Discovery
4 10 (35.71%) Degree
5 9 (32.14%) EnCE
5 9 (32.14%) Computer Forensics
5 9 (32.14%) Legal
6 7 (25.00%) GIAC
6 7 (25.00%) Firewall
6 7 (25.00%) GCFA
6 7 (25.00%) Information Security
7 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) CEH
7 6 (21.43%) Linux
8 5 (17.86%) Unix
8 5 (17.86%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
8 5 (17.86%) Metasploit
9 4 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (14.29%) Computer Security
9 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (14.29%) C
9 4 (14.29%) C++
9 4 (14.29%) Wireless
9 4 (14.29%) CISSP

Forensic Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (14.29%) Wireless
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (32.14%) Legal
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Digital Forensics
2 12 (42.86%) Case Management
3 10 (35.71%) E-Discovery
4 9 (32.14%) Computer Forensics
5 7 (25.00%) Information Security
6 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Computer Security
8 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) SIEM
9 3 (10.71%) Threat Analysis
10 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
10 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
10 2 (7.14%) E-Disclosure
11 1 (3.57%) Data Privacy
11 1 (3.57%) Forensic Accounting
11 1 (3.57%) OSINT
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) C
2 4 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 9 (32.14%) EnCE
3 7 (25.00%) GCFA
3 7 (25.00%) GIAC
4 6 (21.43%) CEH
5 4 (14.29%) CHFI
5 4 (14.29%) CISSP
5 4 (14.29%) CREST Certified
5 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) EC-Council LPT
5 4 (14.29%) ECSA
5 4 (14.29%) GPEN
5 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.71%) CCFP
6 3 (10.71%) CISA
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (10.71%) CISM
6 3 (10.71%) EnCEP
6 3 (10.71%) GCFE
6 3 (10.71%) SANS
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) EnCase
2 4 (14.29%) FTK
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Intel Security
1 3 (10.71%) Nuix
1 3 (10.71%) Splunk
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
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Brentford, Middlesex
Vodafone
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