Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Forensics
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 344 409
Rank change year-on-year +26 +65 +56
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 8 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.078% 0.077% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.087% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 15
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% +31.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £61,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £115,000 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% +31.25% -15.79%

Computer 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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9209 10393 15217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.14% 89.42% 89.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8310 9470 13192
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (62.50%) Security Operations
3 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (62.50%) CISM
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Data Security
4 3 (37.50%) Novell Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) GCIA
4 3 (37.50%) GCIH
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (37.50%) GIAC
4 3 (37.50%) SANS
4 3 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Threat Detection
4 3 (37.50%) CSIRT
4 3 (37.50%) Forensic Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Security
4 3 (37.50%) E-Discovery
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming

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 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Incident Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Security Operations
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Security
3 3 (37.50%) Data Security
3 3 (37.50%) E-Discovery
3 3 (37.50%) Forensic Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Threat Detection
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) GCIA
3 3 (37.50%) GCIH
3 3 (37.50%) GIAC
3 3 (37.50%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Novell Certification
3 3 (37.50%) SANS
4 2 (25.00%) CEH
4 2 (25.00%) CISA
4 2 (25.00%) ECIH
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) CSIRT