Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Forensic Analysis
England > London
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 715 770 774
Rank change year-on-year +55 +4 +54
Permanent jobs citing Forensic Analysis 33 58 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.057% 0.084% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.090% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 29 40 35
London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% -25.00% +3.70%
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £62,550
90th Percentile £102,500 £60,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +30.00% -28.57% +27.27%

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 53,288 64,186 64,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.78% 92.83% 92.78%
Number of salaries quoted 43,048 51,802 53,105
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +6.19%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £94,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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 +27 7 £90,000 +80.00%
West London - 4 £67,500 -
Forensic Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Linux
3 19 (57.58%) Malware Analysis
4 17 (51.52%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (45.45%) Information Security
6 11 (33.33%) GIAC
6 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 11 (33.33%) Finance
6 11 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
7 10 (30.30%) CREST Certified
8 9 (27.27%) Digital Forensics
8 9 (27.27%) E-Discovery
8 9 (27.27%) SIEM
8 9 (27.27%) CISM
8 9 (27.27%) Unix
9 8 (24.24%) Firewall
9 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
10 7 (21.21%) Reverse Engineering
10 7 (21.21%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (21.21%) CISSP
10 7 (21.21%) MCP
11 6 (18.18%) AIX
11 6 (18.18%) HPUX
11 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (18.18%) SQL
11 6 (18.18%) LAN
11 6 (18.18%) WAN
11 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003

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 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (24.24%) Firewall
3 6 (18.18%) LAN
3 6 (18.18%) WAN
4 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) FrontPage
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
2 6 (18.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Security Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Information Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Computer Forensics Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Forensic Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security Incident Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Security Incident Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Incident Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Service Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Service Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 5 (15.15%) CESG
3 5 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (15.15%) SCADA
4 4 (12.12%) Cyberattack
4 4 (12.12%) Virtual Team
5 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.03%) Cybercrime
6 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Linux
3 9 (27.27%) Unix
4 6 (18.18%) AIX
4 6 (18.18%) CentOS
4 6 (18.18%) HPUX
4 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Malware Analysis
2 17 (51.52%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (45.45%) Information Security
4 11 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
5 9 (27.27%) Digital Forensics
5 9 (27.27%) E-Discovery
5 9 (27.27%) SIEM
6 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
7 7 (21.21%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (21.21%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (18.18%) Cyber Intelligence
8 6 (18.18%) Open Source
8 6 (18.18%) Process Management
8 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (15.15%) Business Development
9 5 (15.15%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 5 (15.15%) Data Conversion
9 5 (15.15%) Deadline-Driven
9 5 (15.15%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
9 5 (15.15%) Malware Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) C++
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) Perl
2 5 (15.15%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) GIAC
2 10 (30.30%) CREST Certified
3 9 (27.27%) CISM
4 7 (21.21%) CISSP
4 7 (21.21%) MCP
5 6 (18.18%) Degree
6 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) GREM
6 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) CGEIT
7 3 (9.09%) CISA
8 1 (3.03%) GCIA
8 1 (3.03%) GPEN
8 1 (3.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) NCSC
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) EnCase
1 5 (15.15%) FTK
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (6.06%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Sun
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) HP