Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Digital Forensics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Forensics over the 6 months to 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Forensics
London > Central London
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 360 393
Rank change year-on-year +111 +33 -28
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 1 16 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.016% 0.12% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.13% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Median annual salary £67,500 £71,000 £78,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.93% -9.55% +49.52%
10th Percentile £61,250 £69,125 £70,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,375 £90,000
London median annual salary £61,250 £71,000 £62,728
% change year-on-year -13.73% +13.19% +9.09%

Digital Forensics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,861 12,174 13,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 93.78% 92.95% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5,114 10,800 11,769
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £99,000 £95,000 £92,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

Digital Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Digital Forensics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Forensics in Central London

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Digital Forensics in Central London.

Salary trend for Digital Forensics in Central London

Digital Forensics
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Forensics within the Central London region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +94 1 £67,500 -4.93% 1
Digital Forensics
London

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, IT jobs citing Digital Forensics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Digital Forensics.

1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberattack
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 1 (100.00%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 1 (100.00%) NIST

Digital Forensics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) IDA Disassembler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberattack
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) NIST
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Incident Response Team