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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Forensics
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 605 651
Rank change year-on-year +65 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 48 49 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.12% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.13% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 9
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -23.80% +61.53%  

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 30506 38035 37341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.23% 89.73% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25597 32507 31158
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 £38,500 £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%  

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 29 March 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 29 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
Southwark - 5 £27,500 -
City of London +38 1 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Digital Forensics
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 51 (57.95%) Java
2 44 (50.00%) SQL
3 43 (48.86%) E-Discovery
4 31 (35.23%) Active Directory
5 29 (32.95%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (30.68%) Identity Access Management
6 27 (30.68%) Data Loss Prevention
7 26 (29.55%) Linux
7 26 (29.55%) Risk Management
8 25 (28.41%) MS Excel
9 24 (27.27%) Firewall
10 23 (26.14%) Information Security
10 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
11 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 21 (23.86%) C#
12 21 (23.86%) HTML
12 21 (23.86%) Military
12 21 (23.86%) Malware Analysis
12 21 (23.86%) Ethical Hacking
12 21 (23.86%) Penetration Testing
12 21 (23.86%) EnCase
13 20 (22.73%) Regulatory Compliance
13 20 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 20 (22.73%) PCI DSS
13 20 (22.73%) Data Protection
13 20 (22.73%) SailPoint
13 20 (22.73%) BeanShell
13 20 (22.73%) SIEM
13 20 (22.73%) Data Security
13 20 (22.73%) XML

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 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (28.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Relativity
2 2 (2.27%) Concordance
2 2 (2.27%) Ringtail
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.27%) Firewall
2 20 (22.73%) LDAP
3 6 (6.82%) Network Security
4 3 (3.41%) LAN
5 1 (1.14%) Internet
5 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.14%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (23.86%) Military
2 17 (19.32%) Retail
3 12 (13.64%) Legal
4 8 (9.09%) Law
5 7 (7.95%) Marketing
6 5 (5.68%) Finance
7 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (42.05%) Consultant
2 27 (30.68%) Forensic Consultant
3 26 (29.55%) Analyst
4 24 (27.27%) Security Analyst
5 17 (19.32%) Security Consultant
6 16 (18.18%) Data Analyst
6 16 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (18.18%) Senior Security Analyst
7 15 (17.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 12 (13.64%) Graduate
9 10 (11.36%) Forensic Manager
10 9 (10.23%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 8 (9.09%) Junior
12 7 (7.95%) Application Security Analyst
12 7 (7.95%) Digital Analyst
12 7 (7.95%) Forensic Analyst
12 7 (7.95%) Malware Analyst
12 7 (7.95%) Security Engineer
13 6 (6.82%) Graduate Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.86%) HTML
2 20 (22.73%) SailPoint
2 20 (22.73%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (17.05%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.95%) Cybercrime
3 5 (5.68%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Linux
2 14 (15.91%) Windows
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.27%) Unix
5 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.86%) E-Discovery
2 29 (32.95%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (30.68%) Data Loss Prevention
3 27 (30.68%) Identity Access Management
4 26 (29.55%) Risk Management
5 23 (26.14%) Information Security
6 21 (23.86%) Ethical Hacking
6 21 (23.86%) Malware Analysis
6 21 (23.86%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (22.73%) Data Protection
7 20 (22.73%) Data Security
7 20 (22.73%) Regulatory Compliance
7 20 (22.73%) SIEM
8 16 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
9 9 (10.23%) Forensic Analysis
10 7 (7.95%) Cyber Intelligence
10 7 (7.95%) Network Management
10 7 (7.95%) OSINT
11 6 (6.82%) Identity Management
11 6 (6.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.95%) Java
2 44 (50.00%) SQL
3 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.86%) C#
5 20 (22.73%) BeanShell
6 10 (11.36%) C++
6 10 (11.36%) Perl
7 9 (10.23%) VB
8 2 (2.27%) Python
9 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Degree
1 16 (18.18%) GCIH
2 13 (14.77%) CEH
2 13 (14.77%) CHFI
3 11 (12.50%) GAWN
3 11 (12.50%) GCIA
3 11 (12.50%) GPEN
4 5 (5.68%) CISA
4 5 (5.68%) CISSP
4 5 (5.68%) GCFA
5 4 (4.55%) CISM
5 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.41%) CREST Certified
6 3 (3.41%) GIAC
7 1 (1.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.14%) GCFE
7 1 (1.14%) GREM
7 1 (1.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 20 (22.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (35.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (23.86%) EnCase
2 12 (13.64%) FTK
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.91%) Nuix
3 10 (11.36%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (4.55%) Cisco
5 3 (3.41%) Lotus
6 1 (1.14%) Tableau
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a VERY generous bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
Met Police
Salary: From £29,990 to £35,699 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago