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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AccessData Forensic Toolkit (FTK)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 933 960
Rank change year-on-year +56 +27  
Permanent jobs citing FTK 12 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.007% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.15% 0.082% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 10
UK median annual salary £62,500 £37,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.66% -26.82%  
10th Percentile £47,500 £24,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £82,500 £85,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £47,500

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 7889 8520 8457
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.87% 8.69% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13504 13827 12532
UK median annual salary £55,242 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.22% +5.00%  
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for FTK in the UK

FTK
Top 2 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 29 June 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 +60 12 £62,500 +66.66%
London +33 12 £62,500 +66.66%

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 19 (61.29%) Information Security
2 19 (61.29%) GCIA
2 19 (61.29%) GCIH
3 18 (58.06%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (54.84%) Forensic Analysis
5 16 (51.61%) Network Security
5 16 (51.61%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (22.58%) E-Discovery
6 7 (22.58%) Nuix
7 6 (19.35%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 6 (19.35%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
7 6 (19.35%) Relativity
7 6 (19.35%) EDRMS
7 6 (19.35%) Law
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) CISSP
9 4 (12.90%) Unix
9 4 (12.90%) CEH
9 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
9 4 (12.90%) GREM
9 4 (12.90%) SANS
9 4 (12.90%) Digital Forensics
9 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
10 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
10 3 (9.68%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.68%) Malware Analysis
10 3 (9.68%) Smartphone
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 6 (19.35%) Relativity
1 6 (19.35%) Veritas eDiscovery
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Maltego
General
1 6 (19.35%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Cybersecurity Investigator
1 15 (48.39%) Security Investigator
2 4 (12.90%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Forensic Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Forensics Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Forensic Investigator
5 1 (3.23%) Forensic Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Process Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 3 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (9.68%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.45%) Cyber Defence
3 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 19 (61.29%) Information Security
2 18 (58.06%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (54.84%) Forensic Analysis
4 16 (51.61%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (22.58%) E-Discovery
6 6 (19.35%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
7 4 (12.90%) Digital Forensics
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 Forensics
9 2 (6.45%) Computer Security
10 1 (3.23%) Analytics
10 1 (3.23%) Coaching
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 19 (61.29%) GCIA
1 19 (61.29%) GCIH
2 5 (16.13%) CISSP
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
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
Systems Management
1 31 (100.00%) EnCase
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Nuix
2 3 (9.68%) Intel
3 2 (6.45%) Cellebrite
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk