The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Digital Forensics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Forensics
UK / England
Rank 760 861 911
Rank change year-on-year +101 +50  
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 74 81 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.094% 0.084% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.094% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 48 60 24
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £65,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -38.46% +100.00%  

Digital 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 70225 85880 86661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.07% 88.61% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 58154 71824 70838
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%  

Digital Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Forensics in England

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Digital Forensics in England

Digital Forensics
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Forensics in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Digital Forensics in England

Digital 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 Digital Forensics within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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 +75 46 £65,000 +30.00% 8
South East +65 12 £40,000 -42.85% 1
North West -21 4 - -
East of England - 4 - -
South West +19 3 - - 1
East Midlands +8 3 £82,500 +68.36%
West Midlands +34 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Digital Forensics
UK

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics.

1 63 (42.00%) Cybersecurity
2 53 (35.33%) Information Security
3 50 (33.33%) Java
4 46 (30.67%) SQL
5 43 (28.67%) E-Discovery
5 43 (28.67%) SIEM
6 42 (28.00%) Linux
7 41 (27.33%) Active Directory
8 36 (24.00%) Degree
9 35 (23.33%) Risk Management
10 32 (21.33%) CEH
10 32 (21.33%) Windows
10 32 (21.33%) CISSP
10 32 (21.33%) Firewall
11 30 (20.00%) GCIA
11 30 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
12 29 (19.33%) Management Information System
13 26 (17.33%) Identity Access Management
13 26 (17.33%) Malware Analysis
14 25 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 25 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
14 25 (16.67%) EnCase
15 24 (16.00%) GCIH
15 24 (16.00%) Microsoft
16 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
17 22 (14.67%) JavaScript
18 21 (14.00%) C#
18 21 (14.00%) HTML
18 21 (14.00%) Military
18 21 (14.00%) Penetration Testing

Digital Forensics
Top Related 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 11 (7.33%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Relativity
2 2 (1.33%) Concordance
2 2 (1.33%) Ringtail
3 1 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.33%) Firewall
2 20 (13.33%) LDAP
3 10 (6.67%) Network Security
4 7 (4.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.00%) LAN
6 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.33%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.67%) DNS
7 1 (0.67%) HTTP
7 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.00%) Big Data
2 11 (7.33%) NoSQL
2 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.67%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (14.00%) Military
2 17 (11.33%) Retail
3 16 (10.67%) Legal
4 11 (7.33%) Aerospace
4 11 (7.33%) Games
5 10 (6.67%) Finance
6 8 (5.33%) German Language
6 8 (5.33%) Law
7 6 (4.00%) French Language
7 6 (4.00%) Marketing
8 1 (0.67%) Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (36.67%) Consultant
2 47 (31.33%) Analyst
3 42 (28.00%) Security Analyst
4 29 (19.33%) Forensic Consultant
5 26 (17.33%) Security Consultant
6 19 (12.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 19 (12.67%) Senior Analyst
6 19 (12.67%) Senior Security Analyst
7 18 (12.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 16 (10.67%) Data Analyst
8 16 (10.67%) Graduate
8 16 (10.67%) Security Engineer
9 11 (7.33%) Senior Consultant
9 11 (7.33%) Support Engineer
10 10 (6.67%) Forensic Manager
10 10 (6.67%) Graduate Analyst
10 10 (6.67%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
10 10 (6.67%) Graduate Security Analyst
11 9 (6.00%) Security Support Engineer
12 8 (5.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.00%) HTML
2 20 (13.33%) SailPoint
2 20 (13.33%) XML
3 11 (7.33%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.33%) Management Information System
2 20 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
3 14 (9.33%) CESG
3 14 (9.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (7.33%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.67%) Cybercrime
6 6 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (2.67%) CCTV
7 4 (2.67%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.00%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.67%) iPhone
10 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.00%) Linux
2 32 (21.33%) Windows
3 17 (11.33%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.33%) CentOS
5 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.33%) Unix
7 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (42.00%) Cybersecurity
2 53 (35.33%) Information Security
3 43 (28.67%) E-Discovery
3 43 (28.67%) SIEM
4 35 (23.33%) Risk Management
5 30 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 26 (17.33%) Identity Access Management
6 26 (17.33%) Malware Analysis
7 25 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
8 21 (14.00%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (14.00%) Security Operations
9 20 (13.33%) Data Protection
9 20 (13.33%) Data Security
9 20 (13.33%) Information Assurance
9 20 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
9 20 (13.33%) Regulatory Compliance
10 18 (12.00%) Analytics
11 17 (11.33%) Computer Forensics
12 14 (9.33%) Incident Management
12 14 (9.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.33%) Java
2 46 (30.67%) SQL
3 22 (14.67%) JavaScript
4 21 (14.00%) C#
5 20 (13.33%) BeanShell
6 12 (8.00%) C
7 9 (6.00%) C++
7 9 (6.00%) Perl
8 8 (5.33%) VB
9 3 (2.00%) Python
10 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (24.00%) Degree
2 32 (21.33%) CEH
2 32 (21.33%) CISSP
3 30 (20.00%) GCIA
4 24 (16.00%) GCIH
5 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
6 16 (10.67%) SC Cleared
7 14 (9.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 13 (8.67%) CHFI
9 12 (8.00%) CISM
10 11 (7.33%) GAWN
10 11 (7.33%) GPEN
11 9 (6.00%) SANS
12 8 (5.33%) GCFA
13 7 (4.67%) DV Cleared
14 6 (4.00%) CREST Certified
14 6 (4.00%) GIAC
15 5 (3.33%) CISA
16 4 (2.67%) GREM
17 3 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 11 (7.33%) JSP 440
4 9 (6.00%) RMADS
5 7 (4.67%) HMG Infosec
6 5 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 41 (27.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (16.67%) EnCase
2 16 (10.67%) FTK
3 5 (3.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.67%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 24 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.33%) Nuix
3 11 (7.33%) Apple
3 11 (7.33%) Google
4 10 (6.67%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (4.00%) Cisco
6 3 (2.00%) Intel
6 3 (2.00%) Lotus
7 2 (1.33%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.33%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.33%) Splunk
8 1 (0.67%) Tableau
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