Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CHFI qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 816 824 884
Rank change year-on-year +8 +60 +40
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 9 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.013% 0.016% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.055% 0.070% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 29
London median annual salary £79,375 £80,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.78% +18.52% +22.73%
10th Percentile £64,000 £80,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £84,063 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £79,375 £80,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -0.78% +18.52% +50.00%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16,406 17,086 20,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.03% 23.35% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,211 13,065 17,336
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

CHFI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CHFI in London

CHFI
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for CHFI in London

CHFI
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CHFI in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CHFI in London

CHFI
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CHFI within the London region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Central London - 2 £81,750 -
CHFI
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing CHFI 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 London region with a requirement for CHFI.

1 8 (88.89%) Digital Forensics
2 7 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (66.67%) CEH
3 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (55.56%) Metasploit
5 4 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (44.44%) Malware Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) Information Security
5 4 (44.44%) CISSP
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (33.33%) CISA
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) GIAC
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) OSINT
6 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (33.33%) Burp Suite
6 3 (33.33%) SIEM
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Nmap
6 3 (33.33%) Nessus
6 3 (33.33%) iPhone
6 3 (33.33%) Task Automation
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (22.22%) AlienVault
7 2 (22.22%) CSIRT
7 2 (22.22%) QRadar
7 2 (22.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (22.22%) ECIH

CHFI
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) SMTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Metasploit
2 3 (33.33%) Burp Suite
3 1 (11.11%) AppScan
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Law
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Forensic Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 4 (44.44%) Security Consultant
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Incident Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Cyberattack
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Kali Linux
1 2 (22.22%) VMS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Digital Forensics
2 7 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) OSINT
5 3 (33.33%) SIEM
5 3 (33.33%) Task Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
6 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) High-Frequency Trading
7 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
7 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CEH
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) CISA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) GIAC
4 2 (22.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (22.22%) CCSP
4 2 (22.22%) ECIH
4 2 (22.22%) GCIH
4 2 (22.22%) OSCE
4 2 (22.22%) OSCP
5 1 (11.11%) CCIE
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) EnCE
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nessus
1 3 (33.33%) Nmap
2 2 (22.22%) CSIRT
2 2 (22.22%) OpenVAS
2 2 (22.22%) QRadar
3 1 (11.11%) RSA enVision
3 1 (11.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) AlienVault
1 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm
1 2 (22.22%) Qualys
1 2 (22.22%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Gemalto
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) LogLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft