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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Forensic Investigator
Rank 903 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Investigator 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £48,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 - -

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Forensic Investigator over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 within the UK.

Forensic Investigator Salary Histogram in the UK

Forensic Investigator
Top 6 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 2 September 2014. 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 - 4 £48,750 -
Chester - 2 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £57,500 -
Surrey - 2 £42,500 -
North West - 2 £57,500 -
South East - 2 £42,500 -

Forensic Investigator
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Information Security
1 7 (70.00%) Digital Forensics
2 6 (60.00%) EnCE
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Security
2 6 (60.00%) Data Privacy
2 6 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Legal
3 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (40.00%) CEH
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Law
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (10.00%) SCADA
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security

Forensic Investigator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Internet
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Law
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
1 7 (70.00%) Digital Forensics
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Security
2 6 (60.00%) Data Privacy
3 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) EnCE
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) CEH
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Degree