The table below looks at the statistics for GCFA 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 GCFA over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 232 256 318
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +62
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.044% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.078% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Median salary £70,000 £103,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.03% +37.33%
UK excluding London median salary £66,250 £51,250 -
% change year-on-year
+29.26% -
GCFA
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
1286 1696 2686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.09% 24.89% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1474 2307
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GCFA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing GCFA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

GCFA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GCFA
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

GCFA Salary Trend in the City of London

GCFA
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing GCFA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for GCFA.

1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) GCIH
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) CFCE
1 3 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) GREM
1 3 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) SANS
1 3 (100.00%) Compliance Audit

GCFA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CFCE
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) GCIH
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) GREM
1 3 (100.00%) SANS