Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AccessData Forensic Toolkit (FTK)
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1179 1180 1272
Rank change year-on-year +1 +92 +31
Permanent jobs citing FTK 23 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.13% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 18
UK median annual salary £46,250 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.57% +35.29% +41.67%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,100 £30,175
90th Percentile £69,643 £70,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £34,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +41.30% -31.00% +126.76%

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 17,877 15,812 17,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.24% 8.90% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14,126 12,744 14,478
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for FTK in the UK

FTK
Top 6 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 18 July 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 -1 23 £46,250 -19.57% 2
London +4 19 £46,250 -33.93% 1
UK excluding London -6 4 £48,750 +41.30% 1
West Midlands +25 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Midlands +7 3 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 21 (91.30%) Nuix
2 19 (82.61%) EnCase
3 17 (73.91%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
3 17 (73.91%) EDRMS
3 17 (73.91%) E-Discovery
4 16 (69.57%) SQL
4 16 (69.57%) Relativity
5 15 (65.22%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 15 (65.22%) Analytics
6 13 (56.52%) Degree
6 13 (56.52%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (52.17%) Data Analytics
7 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
7 12 (52.17%) Legal
8 11 (47.83%) Digital Forensics
9 10 (43.48%) Tableau
9 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
9 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
9 10 (43.48%) Project Management
10 9 (39.13%) Computer Forensics
10 9 (39.13%) Operations Research
10 9 (39.13%) Ringtail
10 9 (39.13%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (26.09%) e-Disclosure
12 4 (17.39%) Cellebrite
13 3 (13.04%) Concordance
13 3 (13.04%) Case Management
13 3 (13.04%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 3 (13.04%) Business Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Relativity
2 15 (65.22%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 9 (39.13%) Ringtail
4 3 (13.04%) Concordance
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) EDRMS
2 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Maltego
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 12 (52.17%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Law
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Consultant
2 12 (52.17%) E-Discovery Consultant
3 9 (39.13%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Data Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Forensic Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Business Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) E-Discovery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Information Officer
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Information Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Officer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (4.35%) Cybercrime
2 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) E-Discovery
1 17 (73.91%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
2 15 (65.22%) Analytics
3 13 (56.52%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (52.17%) Data Analytics
5 11 (47.83%) Digital Forensics
6 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
6 10 (43.48%) Project Management
7 9 (39.13%) Computer Forensics
7 9 (39.13%) Operations Research
8 6 (26.09%) e-Disclosure
9 3 (13.04%) Business Development
9 3 (13.04%) Case Management
9 3 (13.04%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 2 (8.70%) CRM
10 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (8.70%) Information Security
10 2 (8.70%) Malware Analysis
11 1 (4.35%) Memory Management
11 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) GCFA
3 1 (4.35%) GCFE
3 1 (4.35%) GIAC
3 1 (4.35%) GREM
3 1 (4.35%) OSCP
3 1 (4.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 19 (82.61%) EnCase
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Nuix
2 10 (43.48%) Tableau
3 4 (17.39%) Cellebrite
4 3 (13.04%) Apple
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Recommind
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Splunk