Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Forensics
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 326 369 -
Rank change year-on-year +43 - +375
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 26 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.23% 0.031% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.033% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Central London median annual salary £38,009 £72,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.57% - -
London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +1.69% +2.61%

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 10,695 11,996 13,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 93.19% 92.25% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9,267 10,661 12,011
Central London median annual salary £67,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.08% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +3.45%

Digital Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Forensics in Central London

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Digital Forensics in Central London.

Salary trend for Digital Forensics in Central London

Digital Forensics
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Forensics in Central London over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram 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 25 January 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
Lambeth - 14 - -
City of London +41 12 £38,009 -47.57% 2
Digital Forensics
London

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 12 (46.15%) Law
3 10 (38.46%) Quality Management
3 10 (38.46%) QMS
3 10 (38.46%) EnCase
3 10 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (34.62%) Nuix
4 9 (34.62%) Police
4 9 (34.62%) E-Discovery
5 7 (26.92%) Line Management
5 7 (26.92%) Cellebrite
6 6 (23.08%) Digital Media
6 6 (23.08%) QA
6 6 (23.08%) C
7 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
7 5 (19.23%) Validation
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Measurement
8 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (15.38%) Driving Licence
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (15.38%) HNC
8 4 (15.38%) HND
8 4 (15.38%) GSM
8 4 (15.38%) UMTS
8 4 (15.38%) LTE
9 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
9 3 (11.54%) Information Security
9 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
9 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) GSM
1 4 (15.38%) LTE
1 4 (15.38%) UMTS
1 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) EDRMS
General
1 12 (46.15%) Law
2 9 (34.62%) Police
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Forensic Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Forensic Investigator
2 4 (15.38%) Forensic Technician
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) E-Discovery Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Forensic Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Forensic Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Digital Media
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
1 10 (38.46%) QMS
1 10 (38.46%) Quality Management
2 9 (34.62%) E-Discovery
3 7 (26.92%) Line Management
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Measurement
4 5 (19.23%) Validation
5 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
6 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.54%) Information Security
7 2 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
7 2 (7.69%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
7 2 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
8 1 (3.85%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Network Packet Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Network Packet Capture
8 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) HNC
1 4 (15.38%) HND
2 2 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) GIAC
3 1 (3.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 6 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) EnCase
2 3 (11.54%) FTK
3 1 (3.85%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Nuix
2 7 (26.92%) Cellebrite
3 1 (3.85%) Rapid7