The median annual salary for a Forensic Investigator was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forensic Investigator
England / London
Rank 582 646 652
Rank change year-on-year +64 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Forensic Investigator 2 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.006% 0.026% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.027% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 3
Median salary £67,500 £66,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% +32.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £35,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £67,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary - £67,500 -

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 32183 40271 40502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.11% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 34741 34018
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Forensic Investigator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Forensic Investigator in London

Forensic Investigator
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Forensic Investigator in London

Forensic Investigator
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Forensic Investigator in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Forensic Investigator in London

Forensic Investigator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Forensic Investigator 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 Investigator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) EnCase
1 2 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) GCIH
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis

Forensic Investigator Skill Set
Top Related 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 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) GCIA
1 1 (50.00%) GCIH
1 1 (50.00%) GREM
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) EnCase
2 1 (50.00%) FTK
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cellebrite
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk