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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 253 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £87,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £44,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+30.68% -26.66%
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
1765 2595 2563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.36% 24.94% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 2246 2176
Average salary £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GCFA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCFA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCFA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

GCFA Salary Histogram in the City of London

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing GCFA 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 GCFA.

1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
1 7 (70.00%) GCIH
1 7 (70.00%) EnCE
2 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (60.00%) GREM
3 5 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 5 (50.00%) GCIA
3 5 (50.00%) GIAC
3 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) CISM
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Security
4 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (40.00%) SIEM
5 3 (30.00%) GPEN
5 3 (30.00%) People Management
5 3 (30.00%) CCFP
5 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) SSCP
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing GCFA 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 GCFA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 5 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Security
4 4 (40.00%) SIEM
4 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) People Management
6 2 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
6 2 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) E-Discovery
6 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
7 1 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) EnCE
1 7 (70.00%) GCIH
2 6 (60.00%) GREM
3 5 (50.00%) CISM
3 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) GCIA
3 5 (50.00%) GIAC
4 3 (30.00%) CCFP
4 3 (30.00%) GPEN
4 3 (30.00%) SSCP
5 1 (10.00%) CFCE
5 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) GCFE
5 1 (10.00%) SANS
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Snort
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) EnCase
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (20.00%) Qualys
1 2 (20.00%) Splunk
1 2 (20.00%) VMware