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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Forensics
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 619 656
Rank change year-on-year +59 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 42 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.047% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.052% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 11
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +84.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £92,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.50% -6.36%  

Digital 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 33417 36295 39390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.06% 90.56% 89.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26592 31466 33072
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%  

Digital Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Digital Forensics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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 +34 6 £52,500 +105.88%
Digital Forensics
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 48 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (35.56%) Firewall
3 28 (31.11%) Java
3 28 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (28.89%) Degree
5 23 (25.56%) SQL
5 23 (25.56%) Windows
6 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
6 22 (24.44%) C#
6 22 (24.44%) E-Discovery
7 21 (23.33%) Ethical Hacking
7 21 (23.33%) HTML
7 21 (23.33%) Active Directory
7 21 (23.33%) Military
7 21 (23.33%) GCIH
8 20 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
9 19 (21.11%) Cyberthreat
9 19 (21.11%) Marketing
10 18 (20.00%) Information Security
11 16 (17.78%) Project Management
12 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 15 (16.67%) Cybercrime
12 15 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
13 14 (15.56%) Windows Server
13 14 (15.56%) Relativity
13 14 (15.56%) Presales
13 14 (15.56%) Data Loss Prevention
13 14 (15.56%) Network Management
13 14 (15.56%) Incident Management
14 12 (13.33%) Law

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 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (15.56%) Relativity
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.56%) Firewall
2 9 (10.00%) LAN
3 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (1.11%) Internet
5 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.11%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (23.33%) Military
2 19 (21.11%) Marketing
3 12 (13.33%) Law
3 12 (13.33%) Legal
4 9 (10.00%) Finance
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Consultant
2 17 (18.89%) Security Consultant
3 15 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 14 (15.56%) Forensic Manager
5 13 (14.44%) Forensic Consultant
5 13 (14.44%) Incident Manager
5 13 (14.44%) Junior
6 11 (12.22%) Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) Graduate
7 9 (10.00%) Forensic Analyst
7 9 (10.00%) Security Incident Consultant
8 8 (8.89%) Security Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Technology Manager
9 7 (7.78%) Application Security Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) Digital Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) IT Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) IT Security Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Malware Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) HTML
2 5 (5.56%) COM
3 1 (1.11%) .NET
3 1 (1.11%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Cyberthreat
2 15 (16.67%) Cybercrime
3 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.11%) CESG
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) iPhone
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) Windows
2 14 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (24.44%) E-Discovery
4 21 (23.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 20 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
6 18 (20.00%) Information Security
7 16 (17.78%) Project Management
8 15 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
9 14 (15.56%) Data Loss Prevention
9 14 (15.56%) Incident Management
9 14 (15.56%) Network Management
9 14 (15.56%) Presales
10 8 (8.89%) Coaching
11 7 (7.78%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.67%) Cyber Intelligence
12 6 (6.67%) OSINT
13 5 (5.56%) Malware Reverse Engineering
13 5 (5.56%) Open Source
13 5 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
13 5 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.11%) Java
2 23 (25.56%) SQL
3 22 (24.44%) C#
3 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.78%) C++
4 7 (7.78%) Perl
4 7 (7.78%) VB
5 3 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (28.89%) Degree
2 21 (23.33%) GCIH
3 12 (13.33%) CEH
3 12 (13.33%) CHFI
4 11 (12.22%) GAWN
4 11 (12.22%) GCIA
4 11 (12.22%) GPEN
5 8 (8.89%) CISA
5 8 (8.89%) CREST Certified
5 8 (8.89%) GIAC
6 7 (7.78%) CISM
6 7 (7.78%) CISSP
6 7 (7.78%) DV Cleared
6 7 (7.78%) GCFA
6 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (4.44%) OSCP
8 4 (4.44%) SANS
9 3 (3.33%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (23.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) EnCase
Vendors
1 9 (10.00%) Nuix
2 7 (7.78%) Cisco
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.11%) Lotus
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