The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CHFI qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 939 968
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 0 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.008% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.030% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 13
Median salary - £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary - £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +17.64%  

CHFI 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 21879 26355 30467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.63% 26.72% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17040 21310 24136
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CHFI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CHFI in the UK

CHFI
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CHFI in the UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing CHFI 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 CHFI.

1 13 (92.86%) CEH
1 13 (92.86%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (85.71%) Digital Forensics
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 11 (78.57%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) Java
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (78.57%) GCIA
3 11 (78.57%) GCIH
3 11 (78.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (78.57%) Military
3 11 (78.57%) GPEN
3 11 (78.57%) GAWN
4 9 (64.29%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) CISSP
6 2 (14.29%) CISA
6 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (7.14%) iPhone
7 1 (7.14%) OWASP
7 1 (7.14%) Metasploit
7 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) SIEM
7 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.14%) OSINT

CHFI
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 11 (78.57%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Burp Suite
1 1 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (78.57%) Military
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Consultant
1 12 (85.71%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 12 (85.71%) Security Consultant
2 10 (71.43%) Forensic Consultant
3 9 (64.29%) Security Incident Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (85.71%) Digital Forensics
3 11 (78.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (78.57%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) OSINT
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.14%) Statistics
6 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CEH
2 11 (78.57%) GAWN
2 11 (78.57%) GCIA
2 11 (78.57%) GCIH
2 11 (78.57%) GPEN
3 2 (14.29%) CISA
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
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