The table below looks at the statistics for Digital Forensics skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank 211 185 201
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 2 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.038% 0.28% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.35% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 3
Average salary - £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
Digital 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
4272 4002 3898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.68% 81.09% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3570 3321 3259
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Digital Forensics across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Digital Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Digital Forensics Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Digital Forensics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Forensics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Shropshire - 2 - -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Digital Forensics also 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 that cited Digital Forensics.

1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (50.00%) EnCE
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Digital Forensics also 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 that cited Digital Forensics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Forensic Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) EnCE
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago