Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for FTK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FTK over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AccessData Forensic Toolkit (FTK)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1048 1123 1127
Rank change year-on-year +75 +4 +97
Permanent jobs citing FTK 25 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.015% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.16% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 43
England median annual salary £45,000 £105,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -57.14% +100.00% -19.23%
10th Percentile £34,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,520 £107,500 £77,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £105,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -57.14% +100.00% -19.23%

FTK is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15,973 14,672 14,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.49% 9.05% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12,543 12,114 12,157
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -

FTK
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for FTK in England

FTK
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for FTK in England

FTK
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FTK in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for FTK in England

FTK
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FTK within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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 +62 20 £45,000 -57.14% 2
North of England +41 5 £35,000 +7.69%
North West - 5 £35,000 -
West Midlands +32 3 £40,000 - 2
Midlands +18 3 £40,000 - 2
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
FTK
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing FTK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for FTK.

1 22 (88.00%) EnCase
2 19 (76.00%) Digital Forensics
3 16 (64.00%) Python
4 15 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (52.00%) Malware Analysis
6 11 (44.00%) SQL
7 10 (40.00%) VB
7 10 (40.00%) C++
7 10 (40.00%) Firewall
7 10 (40.00%) Management Information System
7 10 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (40.00%) Nuix
7 10 (40.00%) Splunk
8 9 (36.00%) ArcSight
8 9 (36.00%) SIEM
8 9 (36.00%) Metasploit
8 9 (36.00%) Trend Micro
8 9 (36.00%) Google
8 9 (36.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (36.00%) Wireshark
8 9 (36.00%) Qualys
8 9 (36.00%) Security Operations
8 9 (36.00%) NetWitness
8 9 (36.00%) QRadar
8 9 (36.00%) SANS
8 9 (36.00%) Patch Management
8 9 (36.00%) FireEye
8 9 (36.00%) Nexpose

FTK
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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (36.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (8.00%) Mimecast
4 2 (8.00%) Office 365
4 2 (8.00%) OpenDNS
4 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (36.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
1 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (32.00%) Legal
2 4 (16.00%) Law
3 3 (12.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Electronics
4 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Security Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Malware Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) SIEM Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Forensic Consultant
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Forensic Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Information Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Computer Forensics Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) E-Discovery Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Incident Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Kali Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Unix
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Digital Forensics
2 13 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (52.00%) Malware Analysis
3 10 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Case Management
4 9 (36.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 9 (36.00%) Identity Management
4 9 (36.00%) Patch Management
4 9 (36.00%) Security Operations
4 9 (36.00%) SIEM
5 8 (32.00%) E-Discovery
5 8 (32.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (32.00%) Information Security
6 7 (28.00%) Forensic Analysis
6 7 (28.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Python
2 15 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) C++
4 10 (40.00%) VB
5 9 (36.00%) C
5 9 (36.00%) C#
6 8 (32.00%) Perl
7 2 (8.00%) Java
8 1 (4.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) SANS
2 5 (20.00%) EnCE
2 5 (20.00%) GCFA
2 5 (20.00%) GCFE
2 5 (20.00%) GREM
3 4 (16.00%) GIAC
4 2 (8.00%) GCIA
4 2 (8.00%) GCIH
4 2 (8.00%) GSNA
5 1 (4.00%) CEH
5 1 (4.00%) CFCE
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Snort
2 2 (8.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (88.00%) EnCase
2 9 (36.00%) Nessus
2 9 (36.00%) Nexpose
2 9 (36.00%) QRadar
2 9 (36.00%) Suricata
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Nuix
1 10 (40.00%) Splunk
2 9 (36.00%) ArcSight
2 9 (36.00%) Bomgar
2 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) CyberArk
2 9 (36.00%) FireEye
2 9 (36.00%) Forcepoint
2 9 (36.00%) Google
2 9 (36.00%) IBM
2 9 (36.00%) LogRhythm
2 9 (36.00%) McAfee
2 9 (36.00%) NetWitness
2 9 (36.00%) Palo Alto
2 9 (36.00%) Qualys
2 9 (36.00%) ServiceNow
2 9 (36.00%) Symantec
2 9 (36.00%) Thycotic
2 9 (36.00%) Trend Micro