Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AccessData Forensic Toolkit (FTK)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1166 1232 1247
Rank change year-on-year +66 +15 +31
Permanent jobs citing FTK 28 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 19
UK median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £41,000 £29,750 £21,270
90th Percentile £107,500 £78,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £44,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -7.30% +7.88% +27.91%

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 15380 16949 16476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.74% 8.61% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12451 13794 13165
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,500 £29,675
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

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 23 August 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 6 months to 23 August 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
England +77 28 £70,000 +40.00% 1
London +35 24 £70,000 +40.00% 1
UK excluding London +64 4 £41,250 -7.30%
North of England - 2 £36,250 -
Yorkshire - 2 £36,250 -
Midlands +40 1 £45,000 +15.38%
South West 0 1 £42,500 -15.00%
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 22 (78.57%) EnCase
2 17 (60.71%) Information Security
3 15 (53.57%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (42.86%) Forensic Analysis
5 11 (39.29%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (35.71%) GCIA
6 10 (35.71%) GCIH
6 10 (35.71%) Network Security
6 10 (35.71%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 10 (35.71%) E-Discovery
7 8 (28.57%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
7 8 (28.57%) Nuix
7 8 (28.57%) Relativity
7 8 (28.57%) EDRMS
7 8 (28.57%) Law
8 7 (25.00%) SIEM
8 7 (25.00%) Security Operations
9 6 (21.43%) Threat Intelligence
9 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
9 6 (21.43%) Finance
9 6 (21.43%) CISA
9 6 (21.43%) CISM
9 6 (21.43%) Change Management
9 6 (21.43%) ITIL
9 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 6 (21.43%) CISSP
9 6 (21.43%) Internet
9 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
9 6 (21.43%) Incident Management

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 10 (35.71%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 8 (28.57%) Relativity
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Network Security
2 6 (21.43%) Internet
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) EDRMS
General
1 8 (28.57%) Law
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Cybersecurity Investigator
1 10 (35.71%) Security Investigator
2 6 (21.43%) Head of Operations
2 6 (21.43%) Head of Security
3 5 (17.86%) Head of Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Forensic Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Computer Forensics Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) iPad
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Information Security
2 15 (53.57%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (42.86%) Forensic Analysis
4 11 (39.29%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (35.71%) E-Discovery
6 8 (28.57%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
7 7 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 7 (25.00%) SIEM
8 6 (21.43%) Change Management
8 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
8 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
8 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (21.43%) Threat Intelligence
9 4 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 4 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
10 2 (7.14%) Computer Security
10 2 (7.14%) e-Disclosure
10 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) GCIA
1 10 (35.71%) GCIH
2 6 (21.43%) CISA
2 6 (21.43%) CISM
2 6 (21.43%) CISSP
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 22 (78.57%) EnCase
2 2 (7.14%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Nuix