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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Forensics
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 861 855
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 32 46 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.050% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.056% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 62
Median salary £37,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.33% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £79,000 £84,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

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 74870 82511 91444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.69% 89.04% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 60781 69796 75582
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,888
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +25 13 £34,000 -45.60% 2
South East +42 12 £37,000 -7.50% 1
South West +12 4 £57,500 +15.00% 1
East of England - 2 £64,000 -
Yorkshire +2 1 £37,500 -
Computer Forensics
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 61 (80.26%) Cybersecurity
2 52 (68.42%) Information Security
3 35 (46.05%) CISSP
4 32 (42.11%) TCP/IP
5 31 (40.79%) Firewall
5 31 (40.79%) Network Security
6 29 (38.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 29 (38.16%) Windows
7 28 (36.84%) Linux
8 26 (34.21%) CSIRT
8 26 (34.21%) GCIA
9 25 (32.89%) Forensic Analysis
9 25 (32.89%) Threat Detection
10 24 (31.58%) E-Discovery
10 24 (31.58%) Vulnerability Management
10 24 (31.58%) GCIH
10 24 (31.58%) CISM
11 23 (30.26%) SQL
11 23 (30.26%) SANS
12 22 (28.95%) SIEM
12 22 (28.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 22 (28.95%) Penetration Testing
13 21 (27.63%) Network Design
13 21 (27.63%) Computer Security
13 21 (27.63%) Sun
13 21 (27.63%) CNA
13 21 (27.63%) Novell Certification
13 21 (27.63%) Unix
13 21 (27.63%) Legal
13 21 (27.63%) 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 7 (9.21%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.95%) Apache
2 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 31 (40.79%) Firewall
2 31 (40.79%) Network Security
3 29 (38.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (15.79%) DNS
5 11 (14.47%) DHCP
6 4 (5.26%) NetScreen
7 1 (1.32%) FTP
7 1 (1.32%) HTTP
7 1 (1.32%) Internet
7 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Big Data
1 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) GoogleTest
1 3 (3.95%) NUnit
General
1 21 (27.63%) Legal
2 6 (7.89%) Aerospace
2 6 (7.89%) Automotive
3 4 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) Analyst
2 33 (43.42%) Security Analyst
3 27 (35.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Architect
5 11 (14.47%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (11.84%) Penetration Tester
6 9 (11.84%) Tester
7 8 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (9.21%) Senior Security Analyst
9 6 (7.89%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Security Architect
9 6 (7.89%) Security Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Security Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.26%) SOC Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 3 (3.95%) Developer
11 3 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.95%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (9.21%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
2 3 (3.95%) NHibernate
2 3 (3.95%) PCRE
2 3 (3.95%) Web Services
3 2 (2.63%) CSS
3 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (11.84%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (3.95%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.32%) Blog
4 1 (1.32%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.32%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Windows
2 28 (36.84%) Linux
3 21 (27.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (80.26%) Cybersecurity
2 52 (68.42%) Information Security
3 25 (32.89%) Forensic Analysis
3 25 (32.89%) Threat Detection
4 24 (31.58%) E-Discovery
4 24 (31.58%) Vulnerability Management
5 22 (28.95%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (28.95%) SIEM
6 21 (27.63%) Computer Security
6 21 (27.63%) Network Design
7 18 (23.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 13 (17.11%) Security Operations
9 12 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
10 11 (14.47%) Malware Analysis
10 11 (14.47%) MODAF
10 11 (14.47%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
10 11 (14.47%) SysML
10 11 (14.47%) TOGAF
10 11 (14.47%) UML
11 10 (13.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) Python
2 8 (10.53%) Ruby
3 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.95%) C#
4 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.63%) C++
5 2 (2.63%) Java
5 2 (2.63%) Perl
5 2 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (46.05%) CISSP
2 26 (34.21%) GCIA
3 24 (31.58%) CISM
3 24 (31.58%) GCIH
4 23 (30.26%) SANS
5 21 (27.63%) CNA
5 21 (27.63%) GIAC
5 21 (27.63%) Network+ Certification
5 21 (27.63%) Novell Certification
6 18 (23.68%) Degree
7 13 (17.11%) CREST Certified
8 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 8 (10.53%) CEH
10 7 (9.21%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (3.95%) ECSA
11 3 (3.95%) GCED
11 3 (3.95%) OSCP
11 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
12 2 (2.63%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Snort
2 3 (3.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (34.21%) CSIRT
2 22 (28.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (9.21%) Kibana
3 7 (9.21%) logstash
3 7 (9.21%) QRadar
4 5 (6.58%) RSA enVision
5 3 (3.95%) EnCase
5 3 (3.95%) Fluentd
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (2.63%) FTK
7 1 (1.32%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (1.32%) RSA Archer
7 1 (1.32%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Sun
2 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.53%) ArcSight
3 8 (10.53%) Sourcefire
4 7 (9.21%) AlienVault
4 7 (9.21%) FireEye
4 7 (9.21%) Fortinet
4 7 (9.21%) LogRhythm
4 7 (9.21%) Palo Alto
4 7 (9.21%) Sophos
4 7 (9.21%) Splunk
4 7 (9.21%) TippingPoint
5 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco
5 4 (5.26%) Juniper
5 4 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (1.32%) LogLogic
6 1 (1.32%) Lotus
6 1 (1.32%) Symantec
6 1 (1.32%) Trend Micro
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