The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Forensic Investigator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forensic Investigator
Rank 914 955 982
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Investigator 2 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.014% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 8
Median salary £71,250 £80,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.93% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £62,500 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £90,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary - £90,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- +63.63%

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
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Forensic Investigator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Forensic Investigator in the job title.

Forensic Investigator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Forensic Investigator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Forensic Investigator within the UK.

Forensic Investigator Salary Trend in the UK

Forensic Investigator
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 Investigator within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 +46 2 £71,250 +1.78%
London +45 2 £71,250 -

Forensic Investigator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Forensic Investigator 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 Investigator in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) EnCase
2 9 (75.00%) Law
3 8 (66.67%) FTK
3 8 (66.67%) Information Security
4 6 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
4 6 (50.00%) Legal
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) i2
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) E-Discovery
6 4 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) CISSP
8 2 (16.67%) Unix
8 2 (16.67%) MS Access
8 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (16.67%) SAS
8 2 (16.67%) IBM
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
8 2 (16.67%) C++

Forensic Investigator 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 9 (75.00%) Law
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Legal
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 4 (33.33%) E-Discovery
4 4 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
6 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) OWASP
6 1 (8.33%) Process Management
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VB
1 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CISA
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) EnCE
2 2 (16.67%) GCIH
3 1 (8.33%) CEH
3 1 (8.33%) GCIA
3 1 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) EnCase
2 8 (66.67%) FTK
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) i2
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Lotus
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft