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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank - - 219
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -
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
4995 4944 4566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.36% 87.01% 83.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3939 4032 3788
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Digital Forensics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics.

1 3 (75.00%) Computer Forensics
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) JTAG
1 3 (75.00%) Flash
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Cellebrite
1 3 (75.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) Banking

Digital 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Forensic Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Forensics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Flash
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Case Management
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cellebrite