Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Forensic Analyst was £110,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Forensics Analyst
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 840 905
Rank change year-on-year +6 +65 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Analyst 6 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.008% 0.013% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.014% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 4
London median annual salary £110,000 £50,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +120.00% +57.48% -31.35%
10th Percentile £58,200 £39,775 £23,350
90th Percentile £115,000 £79,500 £40,175
England median annual salary £110,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +120.00% -2.44% +20.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Forensic Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Forensic Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Forensic Analyst in London

Forensic Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Forensic Analyst in London

Forensic Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Forensic Analyst in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Forensic Analyst in London

Forensic Analyst
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 Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +15 1 - -
Forensic Analyst
England

Forensic Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Forensic Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Forensic Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Digital Forensics
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Struts
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) EnCase
4 1 (16.67%) Forensic Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) E-Discovery
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Rapid7
4 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Nexpose
4 1 (16.67%) Kali Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (16.67%) GSEC
4 1 (16.67%) Nessus

Forensic Analyst Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Kali Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Digital Forensics
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Discovery
3 1 (16.67%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CEH
1 1 (16.67%) GSEC
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) EnCase
2 1 (16.67%) Nessus
2 1 (16.67%) Nexpose
2 1 (16.67%) Nmap
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
1 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
1 1 (16.67%) Rapid7
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec