The table below looks at the statistics for GCED in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCED over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
Rank - - 335
Permanent jobs citing GCED 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £120,000
UK excluding London average salary - £65,000 £65,000
GCED
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2463 3204 2874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.08% 24.88% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2104 2678 2514
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

GCED
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCED across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCED Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GCED
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCED across the City of London region.

GCED Salary Trend in the City of London

GCED
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing GCED also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GCED.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Password Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GSEC
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) GCWN
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

GCED
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing GCED also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GCED. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Password Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GSEC
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) GCWN