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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 255 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.048% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+78.94% +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
1456 2541 3244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.14% 24.56% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1292 2177 2710
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,550 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £79,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) GCIH
3 5 (62.50%) GCIA
3 5 (62.50%) GREM
4 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (37.50%) Anomaly Detection
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Security
5 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (37.50%) EnCE
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) SIEM
5 3 (37.50%) Snort
5 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (37.50%) CISSP
5 3 (37.50%) CISM
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) GIAC
5 3 (37.50%) Threat Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
6 2 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) CCFP
6 2 (25.00%) SANS
6 2 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
6 2 (25.00%) SSCP
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (25.00%) GPEN
6 2 (25.00%) CFCE

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Anomaly Detection
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Security
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) Threat Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
4 2 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) GCIH
2 5 (62.50%) GCIA
2 5 (62.50%) GREM
3 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) EnCE
3 3 (37.50%) GIAC
4 2 (25.00%) CCFP
4 2 (25.00%) CFCE
4 2 (25.00%) GPEN
4 2 (25.00%) SANS
4 2 (25.00%) SSCP
5 1 (12.50%) GCFE
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Snort
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EnCase