Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Forensics
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 315 351
Rank change year-on-year -9 +36 -6
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 6 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.058% 0.24% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.27% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 4
South West median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +69.70% +47.32%
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £76,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -9.09%

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 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 9209 9564 10559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.54% 88.84% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7585 7966 8870
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 £62,500
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Forensics in the South West

Digital Forensics
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Digital Forensics in the South West

Digital Forensics
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Forensics in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Digital Forensics in the South West

Digital 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 Digital Forensics within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 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 -36 5 £75,000 +7.14%
Digital Forensics
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for Digital Forensics.

1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 6 (100.00%) Security Management
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 6 (100.00%) ISMS
1 6 (100.00%) QMS
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) CESG
1 6 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 6 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 6 (100.00%) Security Auditing
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity

Digital 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:

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Principal Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) CESG
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 6 (100.00%) ISMS
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 6 (100.00%) QMS
1 6 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 6 (100.00%) Security Auditing
1 6 (100.00%) Security Management
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) JSP 440