Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Forensic Consultant was £74,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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

Forensic Consultant
England > London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 835 888
Rank change year-on-year +17 +53 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Consultant 12 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.022% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.023% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 16
London median annual salary £74,250 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.19% +14.29% +33.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £63,000 £46,875
90th Percentile £89,100 £84,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £74,250 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.19% +14.29% +33.33%

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 68,269 69,600 79,981
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 95.26% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 55,519 56,535 69,403
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Forensic Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Forensic Consultant in London

Forensic Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Forensic Consultant in London

Forensic Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Forensic Consultant in London over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Forensic Consultant in London

Forensic Consultant
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 Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 17 July 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 -36 1 £78,500 -1.88%
Forensic Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Forensic Consultant job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Forensic Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
2 7 (58.33%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (41.67%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) CHFI
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) E-Discovery
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) iPhone
5 3 (25.00%) Metasploit
5 3 (25.00%) OSINT
5 3 (25.00%) Burp Suite
5 3 (25.00%) Task Automation
5 3 (25.00%) e-Disclosure
5 3 (25.00%) Nuix
5 3 (25.00%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
5 3 (25.00%) Cellebrite
5 3 (25.00%) Relativity
5 3 (25.00%) FTK
5 3 (25.00%) EnCase
5 3 (25.00%) Case Management
5 3 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (25.00%) CISA
5 3 (25.00%) Apple
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) EDRMS

Forensic Consultant 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 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Relativity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) EDRMS
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Burp Suite
1 3 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) iPhone
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
2 7 (58.33%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Case Management
5 3 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (25.00%) e-Disclosure
5 3 (25.00%) E-Discovery
5 3 (25.00%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) OSINT
5 3 (25.00%) Task Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Forensic Accounting
6 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CHFI
2 3 (25.00%) CEH
2 3 (25.00%) CISA
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) EnCase
1 3 (25.00%) FTK
2 2 (16.67%) CSIRT
3 1 (8.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Apple
1 3 (25.00%) Cellebrite
1 3 (25.00%) Nuix