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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AccessData Forensic Toolkit (FTK)
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 927 941
Rank change year-on-year +81 +14  
Permanent jobs citing FTK 18 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.021% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 10
Median salary £65,000 £47,500 £26,025
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% +82.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £31,750
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 - £22,050

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 6968 8347 8042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.24% 8.07% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5662 6722 6398
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for FTK in the UK

FTK
Top 8 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 27 March 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 +85 18 £65,000 +36.84% 2
London +71 14 £70,000 +47.36% 1
South East - 3 £33,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £33,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £33,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £70,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1

FTK
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 39 (100.00%) EnCase
2 21 (53.85%) Forensic Analysis
3 19 (48.72%) Computer Forensics
4 16 (41.03%) Digital Forensics
5 13 (33.33%) E-Discovery
5 13 (33.33%) Information Security
5 13 (33.33%) GCIA
5 13 (33.33%) GCIH
6 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (28.21%) Degree
8 10 (25.64%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Network Security
9 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (20.51%) Nuix
10 7 (17.95%) Linux
11 6 (15.38%) Unix
11 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
12 5 (12.82%) Cellebrite
12 5 (12.82%) C++
12 5 (12.82%) Java
12 5 (12.82%) Perl
12 5 (12.82%) CISSP
13 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
13 4 (10.26%) MS Access
13 4 (10.26%) SQL
13 4 (10.26%) Windows
13 4 (10.26%) GCFA
13 4 (10.26%) Legal
13 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
13 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis

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:

Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MS Access
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
General
1 4 (10.26%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Consultant
1 19 (48.72%) Forensic Consultant
2 12 (30.77%) Senior Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Computer Forensics Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Security Investigator
4 4 (10.26%) Junior
4 4 (10.26%) Junior Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Forensic Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Forensic Investigator
7 1 (2.56%) Incident Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Process Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (7.69%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.13%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Unix
3 4 (10.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Forensic Analysis
2 19 (48.72%) Computer Forensics
3 16 (41.03%) Digital Forensics
4 13 (33.33%) E-Discovery
4 13 (33.33%) Information Security
5 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (25.64%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Data Conversion
9 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance
9 3 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Malware Reverse Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (5.13%) Business Development
10 2 (5.13%) Coaching
10 2 (5.13%) Computer Security
11 1 (2.56%) Project Management
11 1 (2.56%) Security Management
11 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) C++
1 5 (12.82%) Java
1 5 (12.82%) Perl
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) GCIA
1 13 (33.33%) GCIH
2 11 (28.21%) Degree
3 5 (12.82%) CISSP
4 4 (10.26%) CEH
4 4 (10.26%) GCFA
4 4 (10.26%) GREM
4 4 (10.26%) SANS
4 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) GIAC
6 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) CFCE
7 1 (2.56%) CHFI
7 1 (2.56%) CISA
7 1 (2.56%) CISM
7 1 (2.56%) EnCE
7 1 (2.56%) GCFE
Systems Management
1 39 (100.00%) EnCase
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Nuix
2 5 (12.82%) Cellebrite
3 3 (7.69%) Intel
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk
4 1 (2.56%) Tableau
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