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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Forensics
England > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 440 463
Rank change year-on-year +46 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 2 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.014% 0.011% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% 0.013% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
South East median annual salary £67,500 £50,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.00% +1.50%  
10th Percentile £63,750 £30,675 £29,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,425 £58,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +26.31%  

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 12660 15882 18447
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.78% 86.66% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41878 54651 59393
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

Digital Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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
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 29 June 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
Buckinghamshire - 1 £67,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Digital Forensics
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 13 (92.86%) CISSP
2 11 (78.57%) GCIA
2 11 (78.57%) CEH
2 11 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) SIEM
5 7 (50.00%) SANS
5 7 (50.00%) GCIH
5 7 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) Information Security
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) C
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Open Source
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (35.71%) Big Data
6 5 (35.71%) Analytics
6 5 (35.71%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (28.57%) ZeroMQ
7 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 4 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (28.57%) Presales
7 4 (28.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (28.57%) CentOS
7 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (28.57%) Google

Digital 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Big Data
2 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) German Language
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 1 (7.14%) Compliance Officer
6 1 (7.14%) Information Officer
6 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Security Compliance Officer
6 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) ZeroMQ
2 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) CentOS
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (57.14%) SIEM
3 5 (35.71%) Analytics
3 5 (35.71%) Information Security
3 5 (35.71%) Open Source
3 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (28.57%) Presales
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Security
5 3 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (21.43%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Cyber Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 2 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
7 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CISSP
2 11 (78.57%) CEH
2 11 (78.57%) GCIA
3 7 (50.00%) GCIH
3 7 (50.00%) SANS
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) GCFA
5 3 (21.43%) GIAC
5 3 (21.43%) GREM
6 2 (14.29%) CISM
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) CISA
7 1 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (7.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 3 (21.43%) EnCase
2 3 (21.43%) FTK
3 1 (7.14%) Kibana
3 1 (7.14%) logstash
3 1 (7.14%) Nessus
3 1 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Apple
1 4 (28.57%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) Intel
3 1 (7.14%) AlienVault
3 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
3 1 (7.14%) Qualys
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
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