Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CHFI qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1136 1189 1252
Rank change year-on-year +53 +63 +50
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 14 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.022% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.034% 0.080% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 27
England median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% +50.00% -12.62%
UK median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.52% +50.00% -12.62%

CHFI is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40832 51188 57504
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.44% 26.89% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31774 41731 45733
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,658 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.55% +3.68% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

CHFI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CHFI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CHFI in England

CHFI
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CHFI in England.

Salary trend for CHFI in England

CHFI
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CHFI within the England region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
London +21 12 £80,000 +18.52%
South East - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
CHFI
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT jobs citing CHFI 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 England region with a requirement for CHFI.

1 14 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (92.86%) CEH
2 13 (92.86%) Digital Forensics
3 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 12 (85.71%) GCIH
4 11 (78.57%) GCIA
4 11 (78.57%) Ethical Hacking
4 11 (78.57%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (78.57%) Military
4 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 11 (78.57%) C#
4 11 (78.57%) HTML
4 11 (78.57%) Java
4 11 (78.57%) GPEN
4 11 (78.57%) GAWN
5 9 (64.29%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Information Security
7 2 (14.29%) CISSP
7 2 (14.29%) CISA
7 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 2 (14.29%) SIEM
8 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (7.14%) OSINT
8 1 (7.14%) Burp Suite
8 1 (7.14%) Cyber Kill Chain

CHFI
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Burp Suite
1 1 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (78.57%) Military
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Consultant
1 12 (85.71%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 12 (85.71%) Security Consultant
2 10 (71.43%) Forensic Consultant
3 9 (64.29%) Security Incident Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 1 (7.14%) iPhone
1 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (92.86%) Digital Forensics
3 11 (78.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (78.57%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 2 (14.29%) SIEM
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) OSINT
7 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Statistics
7 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CEH
2 12 (85.71%) GCIH
3 11 (78.57%) GAWN
3 11 (78.57%) GCIA
3 11 (78.57%) GPEN
4 2 (14.29%) CISA
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (7.14%) CISM
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) GCFA
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
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