Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Forensic Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Forensic Analysis over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Forensic Analysis
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 731 795 794
Rank change year-on-year +64 -1 +58
Permanent jobs citing Forensic Analysis 61 62 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.092% 0.084% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.100% 0.090% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 59
London median annual salary £55,000 £68,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.12% +12.40% +0.83%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £86,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year -4.76% -6.67% +12.50%

Forensic Analysis 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 61,114 69,116 68,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.03% 93.31% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49,368 53,858 58,696
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Forensic Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Forensic Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Forensic Analysis in London

Forensic Analysis
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Forensic Analysis in London

Forensic Analysis
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Forensic Analysis in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Forensic Analysis in London

Forensic Analysis
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forensic Analysis within the London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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 +13 15 £56,250 -19.64% 2
West London +24 2 £22,500 -66.29% 1
Forensic Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing Forensic Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Forensic Analysis.

1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 38 (62.30%) Firewall
2 38 (62.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 34 (55.74%) Linux
4 33 (54.10%) Information Security
5 32 (52.46%) TCP/IP
6 31 (50.82%) Cybersecurity
7 30 (49.18%) Unix
7 30 (49.18%) GCIA
8 24 (39.34%) GCIH
9 23 (37.70%) GIAC
10 22 (36.07%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (32.79%) Legal
11 20 (32.79%) CISSP
11 20 (32.79%) Sun
11 20 (32.79%) SQL
11 20 (32.79%) CEH
11 20 (32.79%) PowerShell
12 19 (31.15%) Critical Thinking
12 19 (31.15%) Vulnerability Management
12 19 (31.15%) SANS
13 18 (29.51%) Threat Intelligence
13 18 (29.51%) CSIRT
14 17 (27.87%) E-Discovery
14 17 (27.87%) Computer Forensics
15 16 (26.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 15 (24.59%) Threat Detection
16 15 (24.59%) Strategic Thinking
16 15 (24.59%) Regular Expression
16 15 (24.59%) Network Design

Forensic Analysis
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 1 (1.64%) CMS
1 1 (1.64%) IIS
1 1 (1.64%) NServiceBus
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (62.30%) Firewall
1 38 (62.30%) Intrusion Detection
2 32 (52.46%) TCP/IP
3 12 (19.67%) Internet
4 10 (16.39%) DNS
4 10 (16.39%) HTTP
4 10 (16.39%) SMTP
5 7 (11.48%) Network Security
6 5 (8.20%) LAN
6 5 (8.20%) WAN
7 4 (6.56%) FTP
8 2 (3.28%) BGP
8 2 (3.28%) EIGRP
8 2 (3.28%) OSPF
8 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Power BI
1 2 (3.28%) QlikView
2 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.64%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Metasploit
1 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.64%) FrontPage
2 1 (1.64%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (1.64%) OllyDbg
2 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (32.79%) Legal
2 15 (24.59%) Finance
3 6 (9.84%) Banking
4 5 (8.20%) Financial Institution
4 5 (8.20%) Law
5 2 (3.28%) Military
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (60.66%) Analyst
2 26 (42.62%) Security Analyst
3 23 (37.70%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (27.87%) Senior Security Analyst
5 15 (24.59%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 15 (24.59%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Information Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Banking Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) Incident Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Security Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Threat Intelligence Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Cyberthreat Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Incident Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) Regular Expression
2 3 (4.92%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.28%) Aurelia
3 2 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.64%) Flash
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 11 (18.03%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.84%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.28%) Cybercrime
6 2 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.64%) Fintech
7 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 34 (55.74%) Linux
3 30 (49.18%) Unix
4 6 (9.84%) Solaris
5 5 (8.20%) AIX
5 5 (8.20%) CentOS
5 5 (8.20%) HPUX
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.28%) Kali Linux
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Information Security
2 31 (50.82%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (36.07%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (31.15%) Critical Thinking
4 19 (31.15%) Vulnerability Management
5 18 (29.51%) Threat Intelligence
6 17 (27.87%) Computer Forensics
6 17 (27.87%) E-Discovery
7 15 (24.59%) Computer Security
7 15 (24.59%) Network Design
7 15 (24.59%) Strategic Thinking
7 15 (24.59%) Threat Detection
8 14 (22.95%) Security Operations
9 13 (21.31%) Cyber Intelligence
10 12 (19.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 11 (18.03%) SIEM
12 10 (16.39%) Malware Analysis
12 10 (16.39%) Open Source
13 9 (14.75%) Analytics
13 9 (14.75%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) PowerShell
1 20 (32.79%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) C#
2 3 (4.92%) Python
3 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.28%) Ruby
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) Perl
4 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (49.18%) GCIA
2 24 (39.34%) GCIH
3 23 (37.70%) GIAC
4 20 (32.79%) CEH
4 20 (32.79%) CISSP
5 19 (31.15%) SANS
6 6 (9.84%) Degree
6 6 (9.84%) GPEN
6 6 (9.84%) SSCP
7 5 (8.20%) CISM
7 5 (8.20%) GSEC
8 3 (4.92%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (3.28%) CFCE
9 2 (3.28%) CHFI
9 2 (3.28%) GCFA
9 2 (3.28%) GCFE
9 2 (3.28%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) GDPR
2 2 (3.28%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Snort
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (29.51%) CSIRT
2 16 (26.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (11.48%) EnCase
4 2 (3.28%) FTK
4 2 (3.28%) Nessus
4 2 (3.28%) Nexpose
4 2 (3.28%) Nmap
4 2 (3.28%) Suricata
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Sun
2 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.92%) Cellebrite
5 2 (3.28%) AlienVault
5 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) CyberArk
5 2 (3.28%) FireEye
5 2 (3.28%) New Relic
5 2 (3.28%) Rapid7
5 2 (3.28%) Sophos
5 2 (3.28%) Splunk
5 2 (3.28%) Symantec
5 2 (3.28%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.64%) Cybereason
6 1 (1.64%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.64%) NetWitness