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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Forensics
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 228 246
Rank change year-on-year -9 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Digital Forensics 5 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.094% 0.13% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.15% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.50% -6.36%  

Digital Forensics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4783 4634 5167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.38% 88.38% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3936 3885 4318
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Digital Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Digital Forensics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -23 4 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Gloucestershire +1 1 £60,000 -
Digital Forensics
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7 (87.50%) Protective Monitoring
2 6 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (75.00%) Security Auditing
2 6 (75.00%) JSP 440
2 6 (75.00%) ISMS
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) Security Management
2 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) CESG
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
5 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
5 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) QMS
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (12.50%) Physics
7 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
7 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 1 (12.50%) Cyber Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence

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:

General
1 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Consultant
2 6 (75.00%) Security Consultant
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Research Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) CESG
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Protective Monitoring
2 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) ISMS
2 6 (75.00%) Security Auditing
2 6 (75.00%) Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) QMS
4 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
5 1 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) JSP 440
Bristol
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago