Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Forensic Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 530 551 590
Rank change year-on-year +21 +39 +38
Permanent jobs citing Forensic Analysis 15 5 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.047% 0.016% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.018% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 45
South East median annual salary £52,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £21,600 £46,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -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 27,739 27,286 35,817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.65% 87.20% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22,915 22,340 30,193
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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
Thames Valley +11 6 £55,000 +3.77% 2
Surrey - 6 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £55,000 -
Hampshire -18 3 £62,500 - 2
Forensic Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing Forensic Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Forensic Analysis.

1 11 (73.33%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (66.67%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (60.00%) Information Security
3 9 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) GIAC
4 7 (46.67%) CEH
4 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (40.00%) OSCP
5 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
5 6 (40.00%) CISSP
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Network Security
6 5 (33.33%) Open Source
6 5 (33.33%) SIEM
7 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
7 4 (26.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 4 (26.67%) Cyber Intelligence
7 4 (26.67%) Threat Intelligence
7 4 (26.67%) OWASP
7 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) Unix
7 4 (26.67%) Windows

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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Law
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Graduate
3 3 (20.00%) Graduate Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Graduate Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Threat Hunter
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Ajax
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) Laravel
2 3 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (20.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (13.33%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (60.00%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
3 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (33.33%) Open Source
4 5 (33.33%) SIEM
5 4 (26.67%) Cyber Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (26.67%) OWASP
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Threat Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (20.00%) PHP
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CEH
1 7 (46.67%) GIAC
2 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 6 (40.00%) OSCP
3 3 (20.00%) SANS
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CREST Certified
4 2 (13.33%) GCIH
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) CFCE
5 1 (6.67%) EnCE
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Kibana
1 3 (20.00%) logstash
2 1 (6.67%) EnCase
2 1 (6.67%) Suricata
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) FireEye
1 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
1 1 (6.67%) Intel
1 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
1 1 (6.67%) Qualys
1 1 (6.67%) Sophos
1 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
1 1 (6.67%) TippingPoint