Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IACIS Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1175 1221 1290
Rank change year-on-year +46 +69 -
Permanent jobs citing CFCE 2 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.010% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.005% 0.040% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 7
UK median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% -
UK excluding London median annual salary - £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -4.17% -

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 42411 50574 59670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.25% 26.36% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32595 40691 47603
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

CFCE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CFCE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 4 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 6 months to 17 October 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
England +44 2 £90,000 +12.50%
South East +74 1 - -
UK excluding London +50 1 - -
London +7 1 £90,000 +12.50%

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) EnCase
1 2 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) GCIH
2 1 (50.00%) GCFA
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) EnCE
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Cybercrime

CFCE
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Forensic Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Malware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cybercrime
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) EnCE
1 1 (50.00%) GCFA
1 1 (50.00%) GCFE
1 1 (50.00%) GCIH
1 1 (50.00%) GREM
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) EnCase