The median annual salary for a Forensic Analyst was £32,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 610 643 673
Rank change year-on-year +33 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Analyst 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.011% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.013% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Median salary £32,750 £48,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.47% +115.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £29,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.64% -34.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34605 38566 43117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.94% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28096 33532 36409
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Forensic Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Forensic Analyst in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 22 June 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
City of London - 1 £40,000 -
Forensic Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Digital Forensics
2 9 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (47.06%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (47.06%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Military
4 7 (41.18%) Banking
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) Data Analytics
4 7 (41.18%) Analytics
4 7 (41.18%) Malware Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) SAS
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
5 5 (29.41%) QlikView
5 5 (29.41%) Actimize
5 5 (29.41%) Tableau
5 5 (29.41%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (29.41%) KYC
5 5 (29.41%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 3 (17.65%) E-Discovery
7 2 (11.76%) CRISC
7 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
7 2 (11.76%) CISSP

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) QlikView
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) MS Access
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
1 7 (41.18%) Military
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (52.94%) Digital Forensics
2 8 (47.06%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 7 (41.18%) Data Analytics
3 7 (41.18%) Malware Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 5 (29.41%) KYC
4 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
5 3 (17.65%) E-Discovery
6 2 (11.76%) Cyber Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Threat Detection
7 1 (5.88%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (11.76%) CRISC
3 2 (11.76%) GIAC
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) Tableau