The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Digital Forensics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Forensics
North West / Manchester
Rank 195 176 -
Rank change year-on-year -19 -  
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £67,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £65,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -38.46% +100.00%  

Digital Forensics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3610 3030 3306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.60% 89.88% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3035 2504 2726
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,165 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Digital Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Digital Forensics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Forensics in Manchester

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Digital Forensics in Manchester.

Salary trend for Digital Forensics in Manchester

Digital Forensics
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Forensics within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Salford - 3 - -
Digital Forensics
North West

Digital Forensics
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Digital Forensics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Digital Forensics.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
1 6 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (66.67%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Security Management
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Network Security

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Operations Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Security Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Security Operations Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Information Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Security Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Service Security Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification