Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1197 1190 1274
Rank change year-on-year -7 +84 +50
Permanent jobs citing CHFI 1 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.015% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.002% 0.057% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 0 26 31
UK median annual salary - £80,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +45.45% -1.35%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £58,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +68.12% -42.50%

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 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 42840 49433 59986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.03% 26.20% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32910 39645 47913
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,775
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

CHFI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

CHFI
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CHFI within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
UK excluding London +31 1 - -
England +14 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) GCFA
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Kill Chain

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 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) GCFA
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared