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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forensic Investigator
Rank 894 967 988
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Investigator 5 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.010% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 6
Median salary £55,000 £68,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +61.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,850 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary - £66,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +55.88%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Forensic Investigator over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Forensic Investigator Salary Histogram 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 28 August 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 +64 5 £55,000 +22.22%
London +46 5 £55,000 -20.00%

Forensic Investigator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (72.73%) EnCase
2 7 (63.64%) FTK
2 7 (63.64%) Digital Forensics
3 6 (54.55%) E-Discovery
3 6 (54.55%) Law
4 4 (36.36%) Legal
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 2 (18.18%) Data Conversion
6 2 (18.18%) Relativity
6 2 (18.18%) Concordance
6 2 (18.18%) Ringtail
6 2 (18.18%) CISA
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) CISSP
6 2 (18.18%) Lotus
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Perl

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 (18.18%) IBM Notes
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Concordance
1 2 (18.18%) Relativity
1 2 (18.18%) Ringtail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (54.55%) Law
2 4 (36.36%) Legal
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Data Conversion
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
3 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Digital Forensics
2 6 (54.55%) E-Discovery
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (9.09%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) OWASP
6 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Process Management
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CISA
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) EnCE
3 1 (9.09%) GCIA
3 1 (9.09%) GCIH
3 1 (9.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) EnCase
2 7 (63.64%) FTK
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Lotus
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) i2
2 1 (9.09%) IBM