Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Forensics
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 769 869
Rank change year-on-year -37 +100 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 36 70 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.048% 0.092% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.10% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 27 66 34
London median annual salary £62,500 £56,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +40.63% -20.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,875 £27,000
90th Percentile £78,000 £81,625 £100,625
England median annual salary £52,250 £57,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.13% +43.75% -11.11%

Computer Forensics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69031 69078 78753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.60% 90.65% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53165 59470 66332
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,604 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.73% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Computer Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +18 8 £65,000 +23.81% 1
West London +4 1 £48,500 +38.57%
Computer Forensics
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 25 (69.44%) Information Security
2 24 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (52.78%) CISSP
4 17 (47.22%) GCIH
5 16 (44.44%) Legal
6 15 (41.67%) Network Security
6 15 (41.67%) Forensic Analysis
7 13 (36.11%) CISM
7 13 (36.11%) Firewall
7 13 (36.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (33.33%) E-Discovery
9 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (30.56%) Computer Security
9 11 (30.56%) SANS
9 11 (30.56%) Threat Detection
9 11 (30.56%) GCIA
9 11 (30.56%) Network+ Certification
9 11 (30.56%) GIAC
9 11 (30.56%) Novell Certification
9 11 (30.56%) Unix
9 11 (30.56%) Windows
9 11 (30.56%) Linux
9 11 (30.56%) CSIRT
10 9 (25.00%) SQL
10 9 (25.00%) Finance
11 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 8 (22.22%) Sun
11 8 (22.22%) Degree
11 8 (22.22%) Network Design
11 8 (22.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System

Computer Forensics
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 3 (8.33%) Apache
1 3 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Relativity
1 1 (2.78%) Ringtail
1 1 (2.78%) Veritas eDiscovery
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Network Security
2 13 (36.11%) Firewall
2 13 (36.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Big Data
1 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) EDRMS
General
1 16 (44.44%) Legal
2 9 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (16.67%) Banking
4 5 (13.89%) Law
5 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Incident Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Senior Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Senior Incident Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (19.44%) Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Forensic Investigator
5 3 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) SOC Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) E-Discovery Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Forensic Manager
7 1 (2.78%) ICT Architect
7 1 (2.78%) ICT Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Information Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (8.33%) Middleware
1 3 (8.33%) PCRE
1 3 (8.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.89%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Cybercrime
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Online Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
1 11 (30.56%) Unix
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Information Security
2 24 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (41.67%) Forensic Analysis
4 12 (33.33%) E-Discovery
5 11 (30.56%) Computer Security
5 11 (30.56%) Threat Detection
5 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (22.22%) Network Design
6 8 (22.22%) Strategic Thinking
7 7 (19.44%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 6 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
9 5 (13.89%) Security Operations
9 5 (13.89%) SEO
10 4 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
10 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
11 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) Python
3 6 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) CISSP
2 17 (47.22%) GCIH
3 13 (36.11%) CISM
4 11 (30.56%) GCIA
4 11 (30.56%) GIAC
4 11 (30.56%) Network+ Certification
4 11 (30.56%) Novell Certification
4 11 (30.56%) SANS
5 8 (22.22%) Degree
6 7 (19.44%) CREST Certified
6 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.89%) CEH
8 3 (8.33%) CFCE
8 3 (8.33%) GCFA
8 3 (8.33%) GCFE
8 3 (8.33%) GREM
8 3 (8.33%) OSCP
9 2 (5.56%) CISA
9 2 (5.56%) ECIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.33%) GPG13
3 1 (2.78%) GDPR
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) HDFS
1 3 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) CSIRT
2 8 (22.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (11.11%) EnCase
4 3 (8.33%) Fluentd
4 3 (8.33%) QRadar
4 3 (8.33%) Suricata
5 1 (2.78%) FTK
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Sun
2 3 (8.33%) AlienVault
2 3 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 3 (8.33%) FireEye
2 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
2 3 (8.33%) LogRhythm
2 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
2 3 (8.33%) Sophos
2 3 (8.33%) Sourcefire
2 3 (8.33%) Splunk
2 3 (8.33%) TippingPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Nuix
3 1 (2.78%) Recommind