Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Forensic Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 525 528 586
Rank change year-on-year +3 +58 +30
Permanent jobs citing Forensic Analysis 24 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.081% 0.061% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.069% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 15
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,300 £39,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +10.00%

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 26,696 26,130 32,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.60% 89.06% 89.05%
Number of salaries quoted 22,043 21,621 27,627
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +12 11 £45,000 +56.52%
Oxfordshire +8 8 £45,000 +56.52%
Surrey +12 7 £57,500 +15.00%
Hampshire -12 5 £62,500 +38.89%
Berkshire - 3 £25,000 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Forensic Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 18 (75.00%) Information Security
2 16 (66.67%) CISSP
3 15 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (58.33%) Linux
5 12 (50.00%) Windows
6 10 (41.67%) Firewall
6 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (37.50%) SIEM
7 9 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (37.50%) Private Cloud
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (33.33%) CISM
8 8 (33.33%) Legal
9 7 (29.17%) Network Design
9 7 (29.17%) Python
9 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
9 7 (29.17%) Perl
9 7 (29.17%) Network Security
9 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
9 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
9 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (25.00%) GDPR
10 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
10 6 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (25.00%) Data Privacy
10 6 (25.00%) Security Operations
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis

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 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) Network Security
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) SCCP
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 8 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Information Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.33%) CISSP Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cyberthreat Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Threat Hunter
6 1 (4.17%) Information Officer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Ajax
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) jQuery
1 2 (8.33%) Laravel
1 2 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (8.33%) Memcached
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Private Cloud
2 6 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 3 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.17%) Cybercrime
6 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Information Security
2 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (37.50%) SIEM
2 9 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
3 7 (29.17%) Network Design
3 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) BCP
5 5 (20.83%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (12.50%) SABSA
7 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Security Hardening
7 3 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Perl
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
1 7 (29.17%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) CISSP
2 8 (33.33%) CISM
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (20.83%) CISA
5 3 (12.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (12.50%) CCNP
5 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) SSCP
6 2 (8.33%) CEH
6 2 (8.33%) Degree
6 2 (8.33%) GIAC
6 2 (8.33%) OSCP
7 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (25.00%) GDPR
2 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (20.83%) COBIT
3 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Kibana
1 2 (8.33%) logstash
2 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco
1 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
1 3 (12.50%) Juniper
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
1 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto