Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Forensic Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Forensic Analysis over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Forensic Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 576 613
Rank change year-on-year +48 +37 +33
Permanent jobs citing Forensic Analysis 23 12 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.074% 0.035% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.040% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 39
South East median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £19,250 £42,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £63,300 £52,850 £53,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.90% +11.00% -4.76%

Forensic Analysis 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 27234 29706 37031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.35% 87.44% 87.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22389 24616 30839
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,800 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Forensic Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Forensic Analysis in the South East

Forensic Analysis
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Forensic Analysis in the South East

Forensic Analysis
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Forensic Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Forensic Analysis in the South East

Forensic Analysis
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 Forensic Analysis within the South East region over the 6 months to 11 December 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 +17 14 £50,000 - 1
Thames Valley +44 7 £56,250 +6.13%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £56,250 -
Hampshire -17 2 £61,500 +36.67%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Forensic Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Forensic Analysis 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 Forensic Analysis.

1 20 (86.96%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (73.91%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (69.57%) Information Security
3 16 (69.57%) Cyberthreat
4 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (56.52%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (56.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 13 (56.52%) CISSP
5 13 (56.52%) Computer Forensics
6 11 (47.83%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (47.83%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (47.83%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (47.83%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (47.83%) Web Services
6 11 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (47.83%) Security Architecture
7 10 (43.48%) CEH
8 8 (34.78%) OWASP
8 8 (34.78%) Linux
9 6 (26.09%) GIAC
9 6 (26.09%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) Unix
10 5 (21.74%) Windows
10 5 (21.74%) Qualys
10 5 (21.74%) Network Security
10 5 (21.74%) OSCP
10 5 (21.74%) SIEM
10 5 (21.74%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 5 (21.74%) Threat Intelligence
11 4 (17.39%) Cyber Intelligence

Forensic Analysis
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 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (13.04%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon S3
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (13.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Law
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Security Specialist
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 5 (21.74%) Security Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Security Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Security Incident Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) Ajax
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) jQuery
2 3 (13.04%) Laravel
2 3 (13.04%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (13.04%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (8.70%) Cybercrime
2 2 (8.70%) Life Science
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (73.91%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (69.57%) Information Security
4 13 (56.52%) Computer Forensics
4 13 (56.52%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (56.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 11 (47.83%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (47.83%) Ethical Hacking
5 11 (47.83%) Risk Analysis
5 11 (47.83%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (47.83%) Security Architecture
5 11 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (34.78%) OWASP
7 5 (21.74%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 5 (21.74%) SIEM
7 5 (21.74%) Threat Intelligence
8 4 (17.39%) Cyber Intelligence
8 4 (17.39%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) Open Source
9 3 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) PHP
1 3 (13.04%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CISSP
2 10 (43.48%) CEH
3 6 (26.09%) GIAC
4 5 (21.74%) OSCP
5 4 (17.39%) GCIH
5 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) CREST Certified
6 3 (13.04%) SANS
7 2 (8.70%) Degree
7 2 (8.70%) GCFA
7 2 (8.70%) GCFE
7 2 (8.70%) GREM
7 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.35%) CFCE
8 1 (4.35%) EnCE
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Kibana
1 3 (13.04%) logstash
2 1 (4.35%) EnCase
2 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