Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Computer Forensics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Forensics over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Forensics
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 579 630
Rank change year-on-year +43 +51 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 23 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.075% 0.054% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.062% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 12
South East median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +41.18%
10th Percentile £43,750 £27,000 £41,325
90th Percentile £69,250 £85,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £52,000 £57,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.57% +43.75% -5.88%

Computer Forensics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26754 30778 37262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.42% 87.46% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22035 25532 30764
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Computer Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Computer Forensics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Forensics in the South East

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics in the South East.

Salary trend for Computer Forensics in the South East

Computer Forensics
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Forensics in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Forensics in the South East

Computer Forensics
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Surrey +12 12 £51,250 -14.58%
Thames Valley +36 6 £57,500 +103.54% 1
Hampshire -3 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £57,500 +43.75%
Berkshire +46 2 £54,500 +101.85% 1
Computer Forensics
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer 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 South East region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 22 (95.65%) Information Security
1 22 (95.65%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (82.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 19 (82.61%) Cyberthreat
3 18 (78.26%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (73.91%) CISSP
5 14 (60.87%) Forensic Analysis
5 14 (60.87%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (56.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (56.52%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (52.17%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (52.17%) Web Services
7 12 (52.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (52.17%) Risk Analysis
7 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (52.17%) Security Architecture
8 11 (47.83%) Finance
9 9 (39.13%) CEH
10 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
10 8 (34.78%) Network Security
11 7 (30.43%) Cyber Intelligence
11 7 (30.43%) Malware Analysis
12 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
13 5 (21.74%) Identity Access Management
13 5 (21.74%) Cybercrime
13 5 (21.74%) Qualys
13 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
13 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
13 5 (21.74%) OWASP
14 4 (17.39%) GCIH

Computer Forensics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Network Security
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) GoogleTest
1 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
1 7 (30.43%) Security Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Security Specialist
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 5 (21.74%) Security Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
4 3 (13.04%) SOC Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Transformation Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (21.74%) Cybercrime
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (8.70%) CESG
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Cybersecurity
1 22 (95.65%) Information Security
2 19 (82.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 18 (78.26%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (60.87%) Forensic Analysis
4 14 (60.87%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (56.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (56.52%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (52.17%) Ethical Hacking
6 12 (52.17%) Risk Analysis
6 12 (52.17%) Security Architecture
6 12 (52.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
8 7 (30.43%) Cyber Intelligence
8 7 (30.43%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
10 5 (21.74%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (21.74%) OWASP
11 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Python
1 2 (8.70%) Ruby
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) CISSP
2 9 (39.13%) CEH
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) GCIH
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) GIAC
6 2 (8.70%) CISM
6 2 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (8.70%) CREST Certified
6 2 (8.70%) GCFE
6 2 (8.70%) GCIA
6 2 (8.70%) OSCP
6 2 (8.70%) SANS
6 2 (8.70%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (4.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) NIST 800
2 1 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Suricata
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Qualys
2 1 (4.35%) FireEye
2 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.35%) Intel
2 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.35%) Sophos
2 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
2 1 (4.35%) TippingPoint