The table below looks at the statistics for the Forensic Investigator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forensic Investigator in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Forensic Investigator
Rank 903 918 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Investigator 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.002% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary - £32,500 -

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
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 £26,500
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 Investigator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Forensic Investigator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forensic Investigator within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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 +42 1 - - 3
London +17 1 - - 2

Forensic Investigator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Forensic Investigator 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 Investigator in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) EnCE
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) GCIH
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Snort
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis

Forensic Investigator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Forensic Investigator 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 Investigator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) GCIH
1 2 (50.00%) EnCE
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
London
Trustwave Ltd.
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago