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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank - 218 229
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.037% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.043% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £51,250 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +107.07%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £40,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +42.85%
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
5074 4669 4695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.00% 86.91% 83.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3984 3870 3948
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
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 29 September 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 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (50.00%) Cellebrite
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) JTAG
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) Python

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