Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Forensic Analysis
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 759 792 797
Rank change year-on-year +33 +5 +28
Permanent jobs citing Forensic Analysis 48 59 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.071% 0.079% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.085% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 66
London median annual salary £52,500 £70,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +9.80% +6.25%
10th Percentile £43,250 £56,250 £47,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £84,500 £80,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -13.04% - +15.00%

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 62,355 69,160 70,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.70% 92.80% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50,128 52,941 61,013
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 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -28 10 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Forensic Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 38 (79.17%) Firewall
2 37 (77.08%) Windows
3 30 (62.50%) Linux
3 30 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 25 (52.08%) Unix
5 23 (47.92%) Information Security
6 22 (45.83%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
7 19 (39.58%) Malware Analysis
8 16 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
8 16 (33.33%) GCIH
8 16 (33.33%) SIEM
9 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
10 14 (29.17%) Sun
10 14 (29.17%) CISSP
10 14 (29.17%) Security Operations
11 13 (27.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 13 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (27.08%) Reverse Engineering
11 13 (27.08%) Open Source
11 13 (27.08%) GCIA
12 12 (25.00%) Finance
12 12 (25.00%) Python
12 12 (25.00%) Critical Thinking
12 12 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
13 11 (22.92%) SANS
13 11 (22.92%) HTTP
13 11 (22.92%) SMTP
13 11 (22.92%) DNS
14 10 (20.83%) SQL

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 2 (4.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (79.17%) Firewall
2 30 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
4 11 (22.92%) DNS
4 11 (22.92%) HTTP
4 11 (22.92%) SMTP
5 7 (14.58%) LAN
5 7 (14.58%) WAN
6 6 (12.50%) Internet
7 5 (10.42%) FTP
8 3 (6.25%) BGP
8 3 (6.25%) EIGRP
8 3 (6.25%) Network Security
8 3 (6.25%) OSPF
9 2 (4.17%) SSH
9 2 (4.17%) SSL
10 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.08%) Power BI
2 1 (2.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.08%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (2.08%) OllyDbg
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Legal
3 9 (18.75%) Banking
4 8 (16.67%) Law
5 7 (14.58%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.17%) Military
6 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Analyst
2 20 (41.67%) Security Analyst
3 13 (27.08%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Consultant
5 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
6 7 (14.58%) Banking Analyst
6 7 (14.58%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (14.58%) Information Analyst
6 7 (14.58%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Incident Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) CISSP Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 3 (6.25%) Security Consultant
9 3 (6.25%) Security Incident Consultant
9 3 (6.25%) SIEM Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Threat Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (4.17%) SAML
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.08%) Aurelia
3 1 (2.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 9 (18.75%) Cybercrime
3 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
5 6 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (10.42%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (6.25%) Fintech
7 3 (6.25%) PKI
8 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
8 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 30 (62.50%) Linux
3 25 (52.08%) Unix
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.58%) AIX
5 7 (14.58%) CentOS
5 7 (14.58%) HPUX
5 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
6 6 (12.50%) Solaris
7 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
8 4 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 3 (6.25%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Information Security
2 22 (45.83%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (39.58%) Malware Analysis
4 16 (33.33%) SIEM
4 16 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
5 14 (29.17%) Security Operations
6 13 (27.08%) Open Source
6 13 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (27.08%) Reverse Engineering
7 12 (25.00%) Critical Thinking
7 12 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
8 10 (20.83%) Computer Security
8 10 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (16.67%) E-Discovery
10 8 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (14.58%) Computer Forensics
11 7 (14.58%) Network Design
11 7 (14.58%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 12 (25.00%) Python
3 10 (20.83%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) C#
5 7 (14.58%) C
5 7 (14.58%) VBA
6 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.25%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby
9 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) GCIH
2 14 (29.17%) CISSP
3 13 (27.08%) GCIA
4 11 (22.92%) SANS
5 10 (20.83%) CEH
5 10 (20.83%) Degree
5 10 (20.83%) GIAC
6 8 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (14.58%) CCNA
7 7 (14.58%) CCNP
7 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (14.58%) CISM
7 7 (14.58%) Master's Degree
8 5 (10.42%) GCFA
9 3 (6.25%) GSEC
10 2 (4.17%) CFCE
10 2 (4.17%) CHFI
10 2 (4.17%) GCFE
10 2 (4.17%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.33%) GDPR
3 3 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (6.25%) NIST 800
3 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.17%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (6.25%) Snort
3 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) CSIRT
2 7 (14.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (8.33%) EnCase
4 3 (6.25%) Nessus
4 3 (6.25%) Nexpose
4 3 (6.25%) Nmap
4 3 (6.25%) Suricata
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Sun
2 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.25%) AlienVault
3 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco
3 3 (6.25%) CyberArk
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Rapid7
3 3 (6.25%) Sophos
3 3 (6.25%) Symantec
4 2 (4.17%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.08%) Cybereason
5 1 (2.08%) FireEye
5 1 (2.08%) New Relic
5 1 (2.08%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) Tableau