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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Forensics Analyst
Rank 877 896 871
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Analyst 6 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.010% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 9
Average salary £24,250 £29,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.37% -42.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,185 £25,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,050 £35,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.75% -39.00%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Forensic Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Forensic Analyst
Top 15 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 22 May 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 +30 6 £24,250 -16.37% 2
West Midlands -11 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
London +41 1 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Reading - 1 £26,000 -
Swindon - 1 £57,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Essex - 1 £22,050 -
Wiltshire - 1 £57,500 -
South East - 1 £26,000 - 1
South West - 1 £57,500 -
Colchester - 1 £22,050 -
East of England - 1 £22,050 -
Chiswick - 1 £22,500 -

Forensic Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (61.54%) Law
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Forensics
1 8 (61.54%) Digital Forensics
2 7 (53.85%) Digital Media
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Legal
3 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
4 5 (38.46%) Games
4 5 (38.46%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) Symbian
4 5 (38.46%) IBM
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) i2
4 5 (38.46%) Apple
4 5 (38.46%) MATLAB
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Android
4 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (38.46%) E-Discovery
4 5 (38.46%) Final Cut Pro
4 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
4 5 (38.46%) Cybercrime
5 4 (30.77%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Internet
7 2 (15.38%) UNIX

Forensic Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (38.46%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (61.54%) Law
2 6 (46.15%) Legal
3 5 (38.46%) Games
4 4 (30.77%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) French Language
6 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Digital Media
2 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (38.46%) Cybercrime
4 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Android
3 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Forensics
1 8 (61.54%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) E-Discovery
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
4 2 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) EnCE
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Symbian
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) i2
1 5 (38.46%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) Huawei
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