The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Forensics
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 876 896
Rank change year-on-year +62 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 45 59 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.060% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.068% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 33
Median salary £62,500 £62,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +92.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £35,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £111,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £60,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +100.00%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71582 86916 87623
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.15% 88.63% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59383 72761 71685
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Computer Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Computer Forensics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Forensics in England

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Computer Forensics in England

Computer Forensics
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Forensics in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Forensics in England

Computer Forensics
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +69 34 £65,000 - 2
South West +35 10 £62,500 +4.16%
East of England +31 1 £64,000 +6.66% 1
Computer Forensics
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 England region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 53 (55.79%) Information Security
2 52 (54.74%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (42.11%) E-Discovery
4 39 (41.05%) Network Security
4 39 (41.05%) Firewall
5 38 (40.00%) Linux
6 36 (37.89%) Windows
6 36 (37.89%) CISSP
6 36 (37.89%) Forensic Analysis
7 33 (34.74%) TCP/IP
8 32 (33.68%) CSIRT
8 32 (33.68%) SIEM
9 30 (31.58%) Legal
10 29 (30.53%) Intrusion Detection
10 29 (30.53%) Threat Detection
11 28 (29.47%) Degree
11 28 (29.47%) SQL
12 27 (28.42%) GCIH
13 26 (27.37%) CISM
14 24 (25.26%) GCIA
14 24 (25.26%) EnCase
15 23 (24.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 23 (24.21%) Vulnerability Management
15 23 (24.21%) Unix
16 22 (23.16%) GIAC
16 22 (23.16%) Computer Security
16 22 (23.16%) Security Operations
17 21 (22.11%) SANS
17 21 (22.11%) Malware Analysis
17 21 (22.11%) Network+ Certification

Computer Forensics
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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.63%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.26%) Apache
2 5 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.16%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Relativity
2 2 (2.11%) Concordance
2 2 (2.11%) Ringtail
3 1 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.05%) Firewall
1 39 (41.05%) Network Security
2 33 (34.74%) TCP/IP
3 29 (30.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (13.68%) DNS
5 10 (10.53%) DHCP
6 8 (8.42%) NetScreen
7 4 (4.21%) Wireless
8 3 (3.16%) HTTP
9 2 (2.11%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.11%) Internet
10 1 (1.05%) FTP
10 1 (1.05%) IPv4
10 1 (1.05%) IPv6
10 1 (1.05%) LDAP
10 1 (1.05%) snoop
10 1 (1.05%) SSL
10 1 (1.05%) tcpdump
10 1 (1.05%) VPN
10 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) Big Data
2 5 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.21%) MS Access
4 3 (3.16%) Data Mining
General
1 30 (31.58%) Legal
2 6 (6.32%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.16%) Law
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Finance
5 1 (1.05%) German Language
5 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (31.58%) Analyst
2 26 (27.37%) Security Analyst
3 21 (22.11%) Consultant
3 21 (22.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 20 (21.05%) Forensic Consultant
5 14 (14.74%) Security Engineer
6 11 (11.58%) Architect
6 11 (11.58%) Senior Consultant
7 10 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (9.47%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 8 (8.42%) Computer Forensics Consultant
9 8 (8.42%) Operations Engineer
9 8 (8.42%) Security Manager
9 8 (8.42%) SOC Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Junior
10 6 (6.32%) Junior Consultant
10 6 (6.32%) Operational Security Manager
10 6 (6.32%) Operations Manager
10 6 (6.32%) Security Operations Manager
10 6 (6.32%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) Elastic Stack
1 13 (13.68%) Regular Expression
2 5 (5.26%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (17.89%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.11%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (2.11%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.05%) Blog
4 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.00%) Linux
2 36 (37.89%) Windows
3 23 (24.21%) Unix
4 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (55.79%) Information Security
2 52 (54.74%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (42.11%) E-Discovery
4 36 (37.89%) Forensic Analysis
5 32 (33.68%) SIEM
6 29 (30.53%) Threat Detection
7 23 (24.21%) Vulnerability Management
8 22 (23.16%) Computer Security
8 22 (23.16%) Security Operations
9 21 (22.11%) Malware Analysis
9 21 (22.11%) Network Design
10 18 (18.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 17 (17.89%) Digital Forensics
11 17 (17.89%) Risk Management
12 15 (15.79%) Cyber Intelligence
13 14 (14.74%) Analytics
13 14 (14.74%) Identity Access Management
13 14 (14.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 10 (10.53%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
14 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.47%) SQL
2 15 (15.79%) Python
3 13 (13.68%) Bash Shell
3 13 (13.68%) Ruby
4 8 (8.42%) Perl
5 7 (7.37%) C++
5 7 (7.37%) Java
6 3 (3.16%) VB
7 1 (1.05%) Lua
7 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (37.89%) CISSP
2 28 (29.47%) Degree
3 27 (28.42%) GCIH
4 26 (27.37%) CISM
5 24 (25.26%) GCIA
6 22 (23.16%) GIAC
7 21 (22.11%) CNA
7 21 (22.11%) Network+ Certification
7 21 (22.11%) Novell Certification
7 21 (22.11%) SANS
8 13 (13.68%) CEH
9 8 (8.42%) CREST Certified
10 5 (5.26%) OSCP
11 3 (3.16%) ECSA
11 3 (3.16%) GCED
12 1 (1.05%) CFCE
12 1 (1.05%) CHFI
12 1 (1.05%) EnCE
12 1 (1.05%) GCFA
12 1 (1.05%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.26%) GPG13
3 2 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (2.11%) ISO27002
3 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (15.79%) Snort
2 5 (5.26%) HDFS
3 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (33.68%) CSIRT
2 24 (25.26%) EnCase
3 23 (24.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 18 (18.95%) FTK
5 13 (13.68%) QRadar
6 12 (12.63%) Kibana
6 12 (12.63%) logstash
7 8 (8.42%) RSA enVision
8 5 (5.26%) Fluentd
9 1 (1.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (1.05%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Sun
2 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.79%) Sourcefire
4 13 (13.68%) AlienVault
4 13 (13.68%) ArcSight
4 13 (13.68%) FireEye
4 13 (13.68%) Fortinet
4 13 (13.68%) LogRhythm
4 13 (13.68%) Palo Alto
4 13 (13.68%) Sophos
4 13 (13.68%) Splunk
4 13 (13.68%) TippingPoint
5 10 (10.53%) Cisco
6 9 (9.47%) Intel Security
7 8 (8.42%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.42%) Juniper
8 7 (7.37%) Nuix
9 3 (3.16%) Lotus
10 1 (1.05%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.05%) Symantec
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