Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AccessData Forensic Toolkit (FTK)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1144 1169 1221
Rank change year-on-year +25 +52 +61
Permanent jobs citing FTK 17 34 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.097% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 33
UK median annual salary £65,456 £70,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.49% +33.33% +7.69%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £107,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £36,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year - -7.05% -8.24%

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 17,440 15,737 16,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.58% 9.02% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13,802 12,860 13,684
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for FTK in the UK

FTK
Top 7 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 22 October 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 +43 17 £65,456 -6.49% 3
London +29 15 £65,456 -6.49% 2
UK excluding London +22 6 - - 1
North of England +11 4 - - 1
North West - 4 - - 1
West Midlands +26 2 - -
Midlands +21 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 13 (76.47%) Nuix
1 13 (76.47%) EnCase
2 11 (64.71%) E-Discovery
3 9 (52.94%) Digital Forensics
4 8 (47.06%) Relativity
5 7 (41.18%) Project Management
5 7 (41.18%) Information Security
6 6 (35.29%) Legal
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Python
6 6 (35.29%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
6 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (29.41%) EnCE
7 5 (29.41%) Analytics
7 5 (29.41%) GREM
7 5 (29.41%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 5 (29.41%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
7 5 (29.41%) GCFE
7 5 (29.41%) Unix
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) EDRMS
7 5 (29.41%) GCFA
8 4 (23.53%) GIAC
8 4 (23.53%) Smartphone
8 4 (23.53%) AIX
8 4 (23.53%) Cellebrite
8 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics

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:

Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Relativity
2 5 (29.41%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 2 (11.76%) Ringtail
4 1 (5.88%) Concordance
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365
4 1 (5.88%) OpenDNS
4 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) EDRMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (35.29%) Legal
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Forensic Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Information Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) E-Discovery Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Data Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Forensic Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Malware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Smartphone
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) NHS
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) AIX
4 2 (11.76%) Kali Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) E-Discovery
2 9 (52.94%) Digital Forensics
3 7 (41.18%) Information Security
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Malware Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Analytics
5 5 (29.41%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
6 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) OSINT
8 2 (11.76%) Case Management
8 2 (11.76%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (11.76%) e-Disclosure
8 2 (11.76%) Operations Research
8 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
8 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
8 2 (11.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
1 6 (35.29%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) EnCE
1 5 (29.41%) GCFA
1 5 (29.41%) GCFE
1 5 (29.41%) GREM
2 4 (23.53%) GIAC
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (11.76%) SANS
5 1 (5.88%) CEH
5 1 (5.88%) CFCE
5 1 (5.88%) GCIA
5 1 (5.88%) GCIH
5 1 (5.88%) GSNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Snort
2 1 (5.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) EnCase
2 2 (11.76%) Nessus
2 2 (11.76%) Nexpose
2 2 (11.76%) QRadar
2 2 (11.76%) Suricata
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Nuix
2 4 (23.53%) Cellebrite
3 3 (17.65%) Splunk
4 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
4 2 (11.76%) Bomgar
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) CyberArk
4 2 (11.76%) FireEye
4 2 (11.76%) Forcepoint
4 2 (11.76%) Google
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) LogRhythm
4 2 (11.76%) McAfee
4 2 (11.76%) NetWitness
4 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.76%) Qualys
4 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 2 (11.76%) Tableau