The table below looks at the statistics for GCED in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCED over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
UK / England
Rank 812 919 -
Rank change year-on-year
+107 -
Permanent jobs citing GCED 21 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.001% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 0
Median salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary - - -

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19559 26164 27429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.64% 27.70% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15523 21136 21927
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GCED
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GCED Jobs Demand Trend in England

GCED
Salary Trend in England

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

GCED Salary Trend in England

GCED
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCED across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

GCED Salary Histogram in England

GCED
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCED within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 20 £62,500 - 1
GCED
UK

GCED
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing GCED 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 England region with a requirement for GCED.

1 43 (89.58%) CISSP
2 40 (83.33%) Information Security
3 39 (81.25%) Incident Management
4 31 (64.58%) GCFA
5 27 (56.25%) C
6 25 (52.08%) Java
6 25 (52.08%) Oracle
6 25 (52.08%) E-Commerce
6 25 (52.08%) SOA
6 25 (52.08%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (52.08%) CISA
6 25 (52.08%) GSNA
6 25 (52.08%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (52.08%) Oracle EBS R12
6 25 (52.08%) GWAPT
6 25 (52.08%) GPEN
6 25 (52.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 25 (52.08%) Oracle Database
6 25 (52.08%) SABSA
6 25 (52.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 25 (52.08%) GSSP-JAVA
6 25 (52.08%) Security Auditing
6 25 (52.08%) GPPA
7 23 (47.92%) Degree
7 23 (47.92%) Computer Science
8 22 (45.83%) Data Protection
9 20 (41.67%) GCIH
9 20 (41.67%) GCIA
9 20 (41.67%) Windows
9 20 (41.67%) Linux

GCED
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 25 (52.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (52.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Architect
1 25 (52.08%) Security Architect
2 19 (39.58%) Information Architect
2 19 (39.58%) Information Security Architect
3 15 (31.25%) Analyst
4 14 (29.17%) Malware Analyst
4 14 (29.17%) Monitoring Analyst
5 9 (18.75%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Applications Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) IT Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Computer Science
2 15 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 14 (29.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
4 5 (10.42%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Linux
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Unix
3 5 (10.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Information Security
2 39 (81.25%) Incident Management
3 25 (52.08%) E-Commerce
3 25 (52.08%) Penetration Testing
3 25 (52.08%) SABSA
3 25 (52.08%) Security Auditing
3 25 (52.08%) SOA
3 25 (52.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 22 (45.83%) Data Protection
5 19 (39.58%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (31.25%) Security Operations
7 14 (29.17%) Attack Monitoring
7 14 (29.17%) Computer Security
7 14 (29.17%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (29.17%) Malware Analysis
7 14 (29.17%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 14 (29.17%) Security Monitoring
7 14 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (29.17%) Threat Analysis
7 14 (29.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) C
2 25 (52.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (89.58%) CISSP
2 31 (64.58%) GCFA
3 25 (52.08%) CISA
3 25 (52.08%) GPEN
3 25 (52.08%) GPPA
3 25 (52.08%) GSNA
3 25 (52.08%) GSSP-JAVA
3 25 (52.08%) GWAPT
4 23 (47.92%) Degree
5 20 (41.67%) GCIA
5 20 (41.67%) GCIH
6 17 (35.42%) GSEC
6 17 (35.42%) SANS
7 14 (29.17%) CEH
7 14 (29.17%) CISM
8 6 (12.50%) CFCE
8 6 (12.50%) GREM
9 5 (10.42%) CHFI
9 5 (10.42%) ECIH
9 5 (10.42%) GCFE
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.08%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Oracle
1 25 (52.08%) Salesforce.com
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