The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Computer Forensics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Forensics
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 252 304
Rank change year-on-year +27 +52  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 2 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.039% 0.047% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.052% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 11
Median salary £51,250 £110,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -53.40% +155.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,625 £58,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,875 £115,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22%  

Computer Forensics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4579 5771 9076
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.10% 90.58% 89.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17094 23089 29776
Median salary £62,500 £60,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.30% +5.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Computer Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Computer Forensics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Forensics in the City of London

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Computer Forensics in the City of London

Computer Forensics
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Forensics in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Forensics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Computer 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 City of London region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (50.00%) ECIH
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations

Computer Forensics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Forensic Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Forensic Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) ECIH