Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Computer Forensics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Forensics over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Forensics
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 345 307
Rank change year-on-year +28 -38 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Forensics 13 5 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.13% 0.046% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.052% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 37
South West median annual salary £54,750 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.50% +53.85% -
10th Percentile £41,000 £46,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £64,375 £58,000 £63,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +43.75% -11.11%

Computer 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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9193 9669 10594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.50% 88.81% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7563 8048 8917
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Computer Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Forensics in the South West

Computer Forensics
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Forensics in the South West.

Salary trend for Computer Forensics in the South West

Computer Forensics
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Forensics in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Forensics in the South West

Computer Forensics
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bristol -12 13 £54,750 +9.50%
Computer Forensics
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer 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 West region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (76.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (69.23%) SIEM
3 9 (69.23%) ArcSight
4 8 (61.54%) Information Security
4 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 8 (61.54%) ITIL
4 8 (61.54%) Python
4 8 (61.54%) DNS
4 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
4 8 (61.54%) Cyber Defence
5 7 (53.85%) Event Correlation
5 7 (53.85%) RSA Archer
5 7 (53.85%) Symantec
5 7 (53.85%) Internet
5 7 (53.85%) FTP
5 7 (53.85%) HTTP
5 7 (53.85%) ITSM
5 7 (53.85%) Workflow
5 7 (53.85%) Service Management
5 7 (53.85%) Sourcefire
5 7 (53.85%) Snort
5 7 (53.85%) LogLogic
5 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
5 7 (53.85%) Trend Micro
5 7 (53.85%) Analytics
5 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills

Computer Forensics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) DNS
3 7 (53.85%) FTP
3 7 (53.85%) HTTP
3 7 (53.85%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
1 2 (15.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Security Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Cyber Defence
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (69.23%) SIEM
3 8 (61.54%) Information Security
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) Analytics
4 7 (53.85%) Event Correlation
4 7 (53.85%) ITSM
4 7 (53.85%) Service Management
4 7 (53.85%) Workflow
5 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Security
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Web Design
7 1 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Python
1 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
2 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) GCIA
2 4 (30.77%) GSEC
2 4 (30.77%) SANS
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) GPG13
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (53.85%) ArcSight ESM
2 7 (53.85%) RSA Archer
2 7 (53.85%) RSA enVision
2 7 (53.85%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (53.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 3 (23.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) ArcSight
2 7 (53.85%) LogLogic
2 7 (53.85%) Sourcefire
2 7 (53.85%) Symantec
2 7 (53.85%) Trend Micro
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft