The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CFCE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IACIS Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE)
UK
Rank 866 - 955
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing CFCE 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% - 0.001%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.005% - 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £55,000

CFCE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21048 28659 29214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.75% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16595 22967 22930
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CFCE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CFCE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CFCE in the UK

CFCE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CFCE.

Salary trend for CFCE in the UK

CFCE
Top 1 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CFCE within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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
England - 1 - -

CFCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing CFCE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CFCE.

1 4 (100.00%) GCFA
2 3 (75.00%) GCIA
2 3 (75.00%) GCIH
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) GREM
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) GCFE
3 2 (50.00%) GIAC
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) CHFI
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) EnCE
3 2 (50.00%) GCED
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Business Development
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

CFCE
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Forensic Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Forensic Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) GCFA
2 3 (75.00%) GCIA
2 3 (75.00%) GCIH
2 3 (75.00%) GREM
3 2 (50.00%) CHFI
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) EnCE
3 2 (50.00%) GCED
3 2 (50.00%) GCFE
3 2 (50.00%) GIAC
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) ECIH
4 1 (25.00%) SANS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CSIRT
1 1 (25.00%) EnCase
1 1 (25.00%) FTK
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Nuix
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau