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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
Rank 870 901 869
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -32
Permanent jobs citing GCED 5 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.005% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.018% 0.020% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -19.23%
GCED
UK

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
28342 30493 29434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.42% 27.11% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22419 24587 24008
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 17 April 2015. 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
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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 +13 4 £47,500 -
East of England +29 1 £47,500 -7.31%
GCED
UK

GCED
Top 27 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) SSCP
1 5 (100.00%) CISA
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 5 (100.00%) Password Management
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 5 (100.00%) GCIA
1 5 (100.00%) GSEC
1 5 (100.00%) GCIH
1 5 (100.00%) GCWN
1 5 (100.00%) Information Management
1 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless Security
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (80.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security

GCED
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 5 (100.00%) Password Management
1 5 (100.00%) Information Management
2 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) SSCP
1 5 (100.00%) CISA
1 5 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 5 (100.00%) GCIA
1 5 (100.00%) GSEC
1 5 (100.00%) GCIH
1 5 (100.00%) GCWN