The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Forensics
England / London
Rank 550 628 646
Rank change year-on-year +78 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 34 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.069% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.077% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 8
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +48.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £35,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £120,000 £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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 30311 37568 36977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.17% 89.66% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 25402 32085 30825
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Computer Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Computer Forensics in London

Computer Forensics
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Forensics in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Forensics in London

Computer Forensics
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
Feltham - 2 £47,500 -
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 45 (60.81%) Information Security
2 40 (54.05%) E-Discovery
3 39 (52.70%) Network Security
4 38 (51.35%) Cybersecurity
5 37 (50.00%) Linux
6 36 (48.65%) Windows
7 35 (47.30%) Firewall
7 35 (47.30%) Forensic Analysis
8 32 (43.24%) CSIRT
9 30 (40.54%) Threat Detection
9 30 (40.54%) Legal
9 30 (40.54%) CISSP
9 30 (40.54%) Degree
10 28 (37.84%) SQL
11 27 (36.49%) GCIH
11 27 (36.49%) Intrusion Detection
12 25 (33.78%) EnCase
13 24 (32.43%) Unix
14 23 (31.08%) GCIA
14 23 (31.08%) Vulnerability Management
15 22 (29.73%) CISM
15 22 (29.73%) TCP/IP
16 21 (28.38%) Sun
16 21 (28.38%) CNA
16 21 (28.38%) Novell Certification
16 21 (28.38%) Network+ Certification
16 21 (28.38%) GIAC
16 21 (28.38%) Computer Security
16 21 (28.38%) Network Design
16 21 (28.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System

Computer Forensics
Top Related 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 13 (17.57%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.76%) Apache
2 5 (6.76%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.05%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Relativity
2 2 (2.70%) Concordance
2 2 (2.70%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (52.70%) Network Security
2 35 (47.30%) Firewall
3 27 (36.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 22 (29.73%) TCP/IP
5 9 (12.16%) NetScreen
6 4 (5.41%) Wireless
7 1 (1.35%) DNS
7 1 (1.35%) HTTP
7 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.35%) LDAP
7 1 (1.35%) snoop
7 1 (1.35%) SSL
7 1 (1.35%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.35%) VPN
7 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Big Data
1 5 (6.76%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.41%) MS Access
3 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
General
1 30 (40.54%) Legal
2 3 (4.05%) Law
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) German Language
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Analyst
2 23 (31.08%) Security Analyst
3 22 (29.73%) Consultant
4 21 (28.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 21 (28.38%) Forensic Consultant
5 12 (16.22%) Senior Consultant
6 11 (14.86%) Security Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) Computer Forensics Consultant
8 8 (10.81%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) SOC Engineer
9 7 (9.46%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 6 (8.11%) Junior
10 6 (8.11%) Junior Consultant
11 4 (5.41%) Senior Security Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) SOC Analyst
12 3 (4.05%) Operational Security Manager
12 3 (4.05%) Operations Manager
12 3 (4.05%) Security Manager
12 3 (4.05%) Security Operations Manager
12 3 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) Elastic Stack
1 14 (18.92%) Regular Expression
2 5 (6.76%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.35%) Blog
6 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.35%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.00%) Linux
2 36 (48.65%) Windows
3 24 (32.43%) Unix
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Information Security
2 40 (54.05%) E-Discovery
3 38 (51.35%) Cybersecurity
4 35 (47.30%) Forensic Analysis
5 30 (40.54%) Threat Detection
6 23 (31.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 21 (28.38%) Computer Security
7 21 (28.38%) Network Design
8 20 (27.03%) Malware Analysis
8 20 (27.03%) SIEM
9 17 (22.97%) Security Operations
10 16 (21.62%) Digital Forensics
11 14 (18.92%) Cyber Intelligence
11 14 (18.92%) Identity Access Management
11 14 (18.92%) Risk Management
11 14 (18.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 10 (13.51%) Data Analysis
12 10 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (12.16%) Analytics
14 7 (9.46%) Data Conversion
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) SQL
2 14 (18.92%) Bash Shell
2 14 (18.92%) Python
2 14 (18.92%) Ruby
3 7 (9.46%) C++
3 7 (9.46%) Java
3 7 (9.46%) Perl
4 3 (4.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (40.54%) CISSP
1 30 (40.54%) Degree
2 27 (36.49%) GCIH
3 23 (31.08%) GCIA
4 22 (29.73%) CISM
5 21 (28.38%) CNA
5 21 (28.38%) GIAC
5 21 (28.38%) Network+ Certification
5 21 (28.38%) Novell Certification
5 21 (28.38%) SANS
6 14 (18.92%) CEH
7 9 (12.16%) CREST Certified
8 5 (6.76%) OSCP
9 2 (2.70%) ECSA
9 2 (2.70%) GCED
10 1 (1.35%) CFCE
10 1 (1.35%) CHFI
10 1 (1.35%) EnCE
10 1 (1.35%) GCFA
10 1 (1.35%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.11%) GPG13
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (18.92%) Snort
2 5 (6.76%) HDFS
3 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (43.24%) CSIRT
2 25 (33.78%) EnCase
3 21 (28.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 19 (25.68%) FTK
5 14 (18.92%) QRadar
6 13 (17.57%) Kibana
6 13 (17.57%) logstash
7 9 (12.16%) RSA enVision
8 5 (6.76%) Fluentd
9 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Sun
2 14 (18.92%) AlienVault
2 14 (18.92%) ArcSight
2 14 (18.92%) FireEye
2 14 (18.92%) Fortinet
2 14 (18.92%) LogRhythm
2 14 (18.92%) Palo Alto
2 14 (18.92%) Sophos
2 14 (18.92%) Sourcefire
2 14 (18.92%) Splunk
2 14 (18.92%) TippingPoint
3 10 (13.51%) Cisco
3 10 (13.51%) Intel Security
4 9 (12.16%) CheckPoint
4 9 (12.16%) Juniper
5 7 (9.46%) Nuix
6 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.05%) Lotus
8 1 (1.35%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.35%) Symantec
South East London
Met Police
Salary: From £29,990 to £35,699 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago