The first table below looks at the demand for GSEC 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 GSEC over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 331 325 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.041% 0.017% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.075% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £51,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £62,500 -
% change year-on-year
-22.40% -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3071 2656 3046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.01% 22.29% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2520 2342 2761
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
GSEC
London

GSEC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GSEC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GSEC
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

GSEC Salary Trend in the City of London

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing GSEC 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 GSEC.

1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) RHCE
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) CISA
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 7 (100.00%) Nmap
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing GSEC 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 GSEC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 7 (100.00%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) OWASP
1 7 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) RHCE
1 7 (100.00%) CISA
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) GPEN
1 7 (100.00%) OSCP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Nmap