Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for FTK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FTK over the 6 months to 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AccessData Forensic Toolkit (FTK)
UK
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1160 1142 1235
Rank change year-on-year -18 +93 +79
Permanent jobs citing FTK 23 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.020% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.13% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 28
UK median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +26.32% +58.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,000 £74,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £34,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +43.38% -32.00% +126.76%

FTK is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,453 14,900 17,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.85% 8.77% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13,865 12,066 13,939
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,685 £30,061
90th Percentile £84,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

FTK
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FTK in the UK

FTK
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FTK in the UK

FTK
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FTK over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for FTK in the UK

FTK
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FTK within the UK over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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 -40 23 £47,500 -20.83% 7
London -42 21 £47,500 -29.63% 1
UK excluding London -21 2 £48,750 +43.38% 7
West Midlands +1 1 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Midlands -1 1 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East of England - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT jobs citing FTK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for FTK.

1 20 (86.96%) SQL
1 20 (86.96%) EnCase
2 19 (82.61%) E-Discovery
3 18 (78.26%) Nuix
4 16 (69.57%) Relativity
5 15 (65.22%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
5 15 (65.22%) EDRMS
6 14 (60.87%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (56.52%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 13 (56.52%) Degree
8 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
8 12 (52.17%) Analytics
9 11 (47.83%) Computer Forensics
9 11 (47.83%) Legal
10 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
10 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
10 10 (43.48%) Digital Forensics
10 10 (43.48%) Ringtail
11 9 (39.13%) Data Analytics
11 9 (39.13%) Tableau
11 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (34.78%) Operations Research
12 8 (34.78%) Project Management
12 8 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (30.43%) e-Disclosure
14 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
14 4 (17.39%) Windows
15 3 (13.04%) Linux
15 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
15 3 (13.04%) T-SQL

FTK
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Relativity
2 13 (56.52%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 10 (43.48%) Ringtail
4 2 (8.70%) Concordance
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) EDRMS
2 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Maltego
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 11 (47.83%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Consultant
2 11 (47.83%) E-Discovery Consultant
3 8 (34.78%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) E-Discovery Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Forensic Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Forensic Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Business Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) E-Disclosure Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) EnCase Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Information Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (4.35%) Cybercrime
3 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) E-Discovery
2 15 (65.22%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
3 14 (60.87%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (52.17%) Analytics
5 11 (47.83%) Computer Forensics
6 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
6 10 (43.48%) Digital Forensics
7 9 (39.13%) Data Analytics
8 8 (34.78%) Operations Research
8 8 (34.78%) Project Management
9 7 (30.43%) e-Disclosure
10 3 (13.04%) Case Management
10 3 (13.04%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 3 (13.04%) Investment Management
11 2 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (8.70%) Business Development
11 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
11 2 (8.70%) Physics
11 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
11 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) VBA
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) GCFA
3 1 (4.35%) GCFE
3 1 (4.35%) GIAC
3 1 (4.35%) GREM
3 1 (4.35%) OSCP
3 1 (4.35%) SANS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (86.96%) EnCase
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Nuix
2 9 (39.13%) Tableau
3 3 (13.04%) Apple
3 3 (13.04%) Cellebrite
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Recommind
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk