Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Digital Forensics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Forensics over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Forensics
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 743 873
Rank change year-on-year -57 +130 +23
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 44 101 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.059% 0.13% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.15% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 38 92 36
London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -4.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £33,563 £34,775 £26,250
90th Percentile £111,500 £79,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -

Digital 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 68732 68845 79948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.62% 90.63% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52798 59247 67347
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,750
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%

Digital Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Forensics in London

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Digital Forensics in London

Digital Forensics
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Forensics in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Digital Forensics in London

Digital 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 Digital Forensics within the London region over the 6 months to 18 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 +11 2 £52,500 +16.67%
North London - 1 £58,000 -
Digital Forensics
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics.

1 28 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (38.64%) SANS
3 16 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (34.09%) Cyberthreat
5 14 (31.82%) CREST Certified
5 14 (31.82%) OSCP
5 14 (31.82%) Finance
5 14 (31.82%) GIAC
6 13 (29.55%) Information Security
7 10 (22.73%) Degree
8 8 (18.18%) E-Discovery
8 8 (18.18%) Linux
9 7 (15.91%) Legal
9 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
9 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
9 7 (15.91%) EnCase
10 6 (13.64%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (13.64%) Windows
11 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (11.36%) GCIH
11 5 (11.36%) GCFA
11 5 (11.36%) Cybercrime
11 5 (11.36%) Marketing
12 4 (9.09%) Presales
12 4 (9.09%) GCFE
12 4 (9.09%) Fintech
12 4 (9.09%) Unix
12 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 4 (9.09%) Python
12 4 (9.09%) Struts

Digital 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 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Relativity
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Legal
3 5 (11.36%) Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Security Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Forensic Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 4 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Forensic Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Incident Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Incident Responder
6 2 (4.55%) Cyber Security Incident Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 2 (4.55%) E-Discovery Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Forensic Investigator
6 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Security Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Struts
2 2 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (11.36%) Cybercrime
3 4 (9.09%) Fintech
4 3 (6.82%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) Online Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (29.55%) Information Security
4 8 (18.18%) E-Discovery
5 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
5 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
6 6 (13.64%) Malware Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (9.09%) Presales
9 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.82%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (6.82%) Document Management
9 3 (6.82%) e-Disclosure
9 3 (6.82%) Forensic Accounting
9 3 (6.82%) Forensic Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Malware Reverse Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) Project Management
9 3 (6.82%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Python
2 3 (6.82%) Perl
2 3 (6.82%) Ruby
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) SANS
2 14 (31.82%) CREST Certified
2 14 (31.82%) GIAC
2 14 (31.82%) OSCP
3 10 (22.73%) Degree
4 5 (11.36%) GCFA
4 5 (11.36%) GCIH
5 4 (9.09%) GCFE
6 3 (6.82%) CFCE
6 3 (6.82%) CISSP
6 3 (6.82%) GREM
7 2 (4.55%) CISA
7 2 (4.55%) CISM
8 1 (2.27%) CCNA
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) EnCase
2 1 (2.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco