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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Forensics
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 616 613
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 15 22 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.056% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.062% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 28
Median salary £34,000 £62,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.60% +38.12%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% -3.22%  

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 33547 35737 39897
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.07% 90.55% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26755 30975 33510
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
City of London +25 2 £51,250 -53.40%
Feltham - 1 £55,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £48,500 -
Computer Forensics
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 42 (85.71%) Information Security
2 39 (79.59%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (61.22%) Network Security
4 28 (57.14%) Windows
4 28 (57.14%) Linux
4 28 (57.14%) CISSP
5 27 (55.10%) Firewall
6 26 (53.06%) Intrusion Detection
6 26 (53.06%) CSIRT
7 25 (51.02%) Threat Detection
8 24 (48.98%) E-Discovery
8 24 (48.98%) GCIA
8 24 (48.98%) GCIH
9 23 (46.94%) SQL
9 23 (46.94%) Forensic Analysis
10 22 (44.90%) CISM
11 21 (42.86%) SANS
11 21 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
11 21 (42.86%) Computer Security
11 21 (42.86%) Legal
11 21 (42.86%) Network+ Certification
11 21 (42.86%) GIAC
11 21 (42.86%) Network Design
11 21 (42.86%) Unix
11 21 (42.86%) CNA
11 21 (42.86%) Novell Certification
11 21 (42.86%) TCP/IP
11 21 (42.86%) Sun
11 21 (42.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 18 (36.73%) Degree

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 7 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 30 (61.22%) Network Security
2 27 (55.10%) Firewall
3 26 (53.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 21 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.16%) NetScreen
6 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Big Data
1 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.04%) MS Access
General
1 21 (42.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Analyst
2 25 (51.02%) Security Analyst
3 22 (44.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) Penetration Tester
4 10 (20.41%) Tester
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) SOC Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) SOC Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Computer Forensics Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Forensic Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Information Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Information Security Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (14.29%) Regular Expression
2 3 (6.12%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Blog
3 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Linux
1 28 (57.14%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (85.71%) Information Security
2 39 (79.59%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (51.02%) Threat Detection
4 24 (48.98%) E-Discovery
5 23 (46.94%) Forensic Analysis
6 21 (42.86%) Computer Security
6 21 (42.86%) Network Design
6 21 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (22.45%) Security Operations
9 10 (20.41%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (20.41%) Malware Analysis
10 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
10 9 (18.37%) SIEM
11 7 (14.29%) Cyber Intelligence
11 7 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 3 (6.12%) Analytics
12 3 (6.12%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (6.12%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Ruby
3 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) Java
4 2 (4.08%) Perl
4 2 (4.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (57.14%) CISSP
2 24 (48.98%) GCIA
2 24 (48.98%) GCIH
3 22 (44.90%) CISM
4 21 (42.86%) CNA
4 21 (42.86%) GIAC
4 21 (42.86%) Network+ Certification
4 21 (42.86%) Novell Certification
4 21 (42.86%) SANS
5 18 (36.73%) Degree
6 14 (28.57%) CREST Certified
7 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
8 8 (16.33%) CEH
9 7 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (6.12%) ECSA
10 3 (6.12%) GCED
10 3 (6.12%) OSCP
11 1 (2.04%) CISA
11 1 (2.04%) ECIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) GDPR
2 1 (2.04%) GPG13
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Snort
2 3 (6.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (53.06%) CSIRT
2 21 (42.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (14.29%) Kibana
3 7 (14.29%) logstash
3 7 (14.29%) QRadar
4 4 (8.16%) RSA enVision
5 3 (6.12%) EnCase
5 3 (6.12%) Fluentd
6 2 (4.08%) FTK
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Sun
2 7 (14.29%) AlienVault
2 7 (14.29%) ArcSight
2 7 (14.29%) FireEye
2 7 (14.29%) Fortinet
2 7 (14.29%) LogRhythm
2 7 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 7 (14.29%) Sophos
2 7 (14.29%) Sourcefire
2 7 (14.29%) Splunk
2 7 (14.29%) TippingPoint
3 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
3 4 (8.16%) Juniper
3 4 (8.16%) McAfee
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Lotus