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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Forensics
England / West Midlands
Rank 200 226 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 2 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.043% 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £56,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%

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
4159 5231 4245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.81% 88.24% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3329 4297 3564
Median salary £42,500 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.35% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham - 2 £35,000 -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 2 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk