The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England / South East
Rank 369 453 441
Rank change year-on-year +84 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 12 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.080% 0.036% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.042% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 5
Median salary £40,000 £70,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.85% +115.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £68,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £45,000
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12854 16763 17632
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.02% 87.11% 85.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10540 14127 14050
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Digital Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Digital Forensics in the South East

Digital Forensics
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Forensics in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Digital Forensics in the South East

Digital 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 Digital Forensics within the South East 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
Surrey +37 4 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Hampshire +25 4 £33,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £40,000 -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Digital Forensics.

1 19 (95.00%) CISSP
1 19 (95.00%) GCIA
1 19 (95.00%) CEH
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 15 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (65.00%) SIEM
5 12 (60.00%) Big Data
5 12 (60.00%) Analytics
5 12 (60.00%) C
6 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (55.00%) Apple
6 11 (55.00%) Google
6 11 (55.00%) Games
6 11 (55.00%) NoSQL
6 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (55.00%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (55.00%) Presales
6 11 (55.00%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (55.00%) ZeroMQ
6 11 (55.00%) CentOS
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (40.00%) GCIH
8 8 (40.00%) SANS
9 7 (35.00%) Firewall
10 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (25.00%) Open Source
11 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

Digital Forensics
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (55.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) Big Data
2 11 (55.00%) NoSQL
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (55.00%) Games
2 4 (20.00%) German Language
3 2 (10.00%) French Language
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Security Support Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (10.00%) Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 11 (55.00%) CentOS
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (65.00%) SIEM
3 12 (60.00%) Analytics
4 11 (55.00%) Presales
5 5 (25.00%) Open Source
5 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (15.00%) Computer Security
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security
7 3 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (10.00%) Cyber Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
9 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) CEH
1 19 (95.00%) CISSP
1 19 (95.00%) GCIA
2 8 (40.00%) GCIH
2 8 (40.00%) SANS
3 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) GCFA
4 3 (15.00%) GIAC
4 3 (15.00%) GREM
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (15.00%) EnCase
2 3 (15.00%) FTK
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Apple
1 11 (55.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) Intel
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
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