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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AccessData Forensic Toolkit (FTK)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 929 953
Rank change year-on-year +76 +24  
Permanent jobs citing FTK 10 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.010% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 9
Median salary £70,000 £41,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.69% -13.15%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  

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

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7338 8400 8151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.61% 8.53% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5861 6826 6457
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £74,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11%  

FTK
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for FTK in the UK

FTK
Top 4 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 10 £70,000 +69.69%
London +53 9 £70,000 +75.00%
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2017, IT jobs citing FTK 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 FTK.

1 31 (100.00%) EnCase
2 18 (58.06%) Information Security
2 18 (58.06%) GCIA
2 18 (58.06%) GCIH
3 17 (54.84%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (54.84%) Forensic Analysis
4 15 (48.39%) Network Security
4 15 (48.39%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Digital Forensics
6 8 (25.81%) Computer Forensics
7 7 (22.58%) E-Discovery
8 5 (16.13%) Degree
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) CISSP
9 4 (12.90%) Unix
9 4 (12.90%) Legal
9 4 (12.90%) CEH
9 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
9 4 (12.90%) GREM
9 4 (12.90%) SANS
10 3 (9.68%) Nuix
10 3 (9.68%) Malware Analysis
10 3 (9.68%) Cellebrite
10 3 (9.68%) Smartphone
10 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
10 3 (9.68%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (9.68%) GCFA
10 3 (9.68%) GIAC

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 1 (3.23%) Relativity
1 1 (3.23%) Veritas eDiscovery
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) EDRMS
1 1 (3.23%) Maltego
General
1 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Security Investigator
2 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Forensic Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Computer Forensics Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
5 2 (6.45%) Junior Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Forensic Investigator
6 1 (3.23%) Forensic Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Process Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Technology Director
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 3 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.68%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.45%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Information Security
2 17 (54.84%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (54.84%) Forensic Analysis
3 15 (48.39%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Digital Forensics
5 8 (25.81%) Computer Forensics
6 7 (22.58%) E-Discovery
7 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
8 3 (9.68%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Malware Reverse Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (6.45%) Computer Security
10 1 (3.23%) Analytics
10 1 (3.23%) Coaching
10 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (3.23%) Open Source
10 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (3.23%) Security Management
10 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) GCIA
1 18 (58.06%) GCIH
2 5 (16.13%) CISSP
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) CEH
3 4 (12.90%) GREM
3 4 (12.90%) SANS
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) GCFA
4 3 (9.68%) GIAC
5 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CISA
6 1 (3.23%) CISM
Systems Management
1 31 (100.00%) EnCase
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Cellebrite
1 3 (9.68%) Intel
1 3 (9.68%) Nuix
2 1 (3.23%) Splunk