The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
Rank 876 851 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs citing GCED 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.002% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.007% 0.007% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £93,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 - -
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29850 27723 30960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.14% 27.21% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23604 22566 26764
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
GCED
UK

GCED
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCED across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014.

GCED Salary Histogram in England

GCED
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCED within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 2 £93,750 -
GCED
UK

GCED
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing GCED 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 GCED.

1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) CISA
1 5 (62.50%) CISM
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) GSEC
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) CSSLP
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) GPEN
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) GIAC
3 3 (37.50%) CEH
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Nmap
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) Nessus
4 2 (25.00%) CCSA
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (25.00%) GCIH

GCED
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing GCED 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 GCED. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) SNMP
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) SIEM
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) CISA
1 5 (62.50%) CISM
1 5 (62.50%) GSEC
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) CSSLP
3 3 (37.50%) GPEN
3 3 (37.50%) GIAC
3 3 (37.50%) CEH
4 2 (25.00%) CCSA
4 2 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (25.00%) GCIH
4 2 (25.00%) SSCP
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) GCIA
4 2 (25.00%) CRISC
4 2 (25.00%) ISACA
4 2 (25.00%) GWAPT
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft