Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Forensics
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 598 633
Rank change year-on-year +58 +35 +30
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 7 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.023% 0.011% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.013% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 8
South East median annual salary £66,000 £42,250 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.21% -10.11% +10.59%
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -

Digital 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 26524 30586 37174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.46% 87.44% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21839 25381 30726
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%

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 6 months to 19 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
Hampshire +7 7 £66,000 -
Digital Forensics
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
1 7 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 6 (85.71%) Data Loss Prevention
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) CISM
2 6 (85.71%) DRM
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) GCIH
3 1 (14.29%) GCFA
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) IT Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) IT Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) IT Operations Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) IT Security Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) IT Security Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Security Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 7 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) Data Loss Prevention
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) DRM
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) CHFI
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) GCFA
3 1 (14.29%) GCIH
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Emergency Response Teams