The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank 235 217 226
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 4 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.11% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.13% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Median salary £27,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.25%
Computer Forensics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5442 4494 4386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.62% 84.92% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4230 3735 3671
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Computer Forensics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the West Midlands region.

Computer Forensics Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Computer Forensics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Warwickshire - 3 £27,500 -
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Forensics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) JTAG
2 3 (60.00%) Cellebrite
2 3 (60.00%) Case Management
2 3 (60.00%) Flash
3 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) GCIA
4 1 (20.00%) GCIH
4 1 (20.00%) Sentinel
4 1 (20.00%) CEH
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) NetIQ
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (20.00%) SSCP
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) SANS
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Forensic Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Forensics Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (20.00%) Information Specialist
4 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Case Management
1 3 (60.00%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) GCIA
3 1 (20.00%) GCIH
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cellebrite
2 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (20.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy