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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank 234 225 201
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 4 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.066% 0.038% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.044% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 16
Median salary £27,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +13.09%
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
5328 4504 4355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.66% 85.05% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4139 3747 3645
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%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Digital Forensics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Digital Forensics Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Forensics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 10 (58.82%) Law
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
3 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (35.29%) CISM
3 6 (35.29%) CISSP
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
4 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
4 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
4 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 5 (29.41%) Mobile Development
4 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) OO
4 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
4 5 (29.41%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Data Security
4 5 (29.41%) Legal
4 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Web Development
4 5 (29.41%) Ajax

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:

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (58.82%) Law
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Legal
2 5 (29.41%) Military
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
1 6 (35.29%) Forensic Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
2 5 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Principal Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Principal Security Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Angular Developer
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Forensics Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) Ajax
1 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
1 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
1 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (29.41%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Android
1 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Data Security
1 5 (29.41%) GAP Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile Development
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
1 5 (29.41%) OO
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
1 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
1 5 (29.41%) Web Development
2 4 (23.53%) Case Management
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (5.88%) BPR
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) CISM
2 6 (35.29%) CISSP
3 5 (29.41%) PCI QSA
3 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) CASP
5 1 (5.88%) CGEIT
5 1 (5.88%) CISA
5 1 (5.88%) CRISC
5 1 (5.88%) HNC
5 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
2 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
2 5 (29.41%) PA-DSS
3 3 (17.65%) JTAG
4 1 (5.88%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cellebrite