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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forensics Analyst
Rank 877 961 981
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Analyst 4 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.013% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 8
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £65,000 £54,300
UK excluding London median salary - £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- +12.82%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Forensic Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Forensic Analyst
Top 3 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 8 December 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 +63 4 £50,000 -9.09% 4
London +41 4 £50,000 -2.43% 3
City of London +26 1 - - 1

Forensic Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Digital Forensics
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Legal
2 4 (44.44%) EnCase
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Nuix
3 3 (33.33%) Relativity
3 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) E-Discovery
3 3 (33.33%) R
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) SAS
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) IT Audit
5 1 (11.11%) FTK
5 1 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) OSINT
5 1 (11.11%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Law

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 (22.22%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Relativity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) E-Discovery
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) IT Audit
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Forensic Accounting
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) OSINT
4 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) R
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CEH
2 1 (11.11%) CHFI
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) EnCase
2 1 (11.11%) FTK
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Nuix
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £25,000-£40,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: 30000-35000 Per Annum bonus, pension, great working envioroment
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago