The first table below looks at the demand for GCFA in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCFA 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 Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 868 843 864
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 10 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.034% 0.036% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 2
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - £50,000
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% -
GCFA
UK

GCFA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GCFA Jobs Demand Trend in England

GCFA
Salary Trend in England

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

GCFA Salary Trend in England

GCFA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCFA across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

GCFA Salary Histogram in England

GCFA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCFA 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 -33 9 £70,000 +16.66% 3
South West - 1 £37,500 -
GCFA
UK

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 16 (88.89%) GCIH
2 11 (61.11%) GIAC
2 11 (61.11%) CISSP
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) Information Security
4 9 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
5 8 (44.44%) Degree
6 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
6 7 (38.89%) Windows
7 6 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (27.78%) Computer Security
8 5 (27.78%) GCIA
8 5 (27.78%) Perl
8 5 (27.78%) Python
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) SIEM
8 5 (27.78%) EnCE
9 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (22.22%) BCP
9 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
9 4 (22.22%) Data Security
9 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
9 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (22.22%) Snort
9 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
10 3 (16.67%) Incident Management

GCFA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) SSL
6 1 (5.56%) LDAP
6 1 (5.56%) SMTP
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) SNMP
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Arabic Language
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
2 4 (22.22%) IT Security Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Security Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Sales Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Head of Security
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Auditor
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
3 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (27.78%) Computer Security
4 5 (27.78%) SIEM
5 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (22.22%) BCP
5 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 4 (22.22%) Data Security
5 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
6 3 (16.67%) Product Management
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) Business Development
8 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
1 5 (27.78%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) GCIH
2 11 (61.11%) GIAC
2 11 (61.11%) CISSP
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) GCIA
4 5 (27.78%) EnCE
5 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) GSEC
7 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) GSNA
7 1 (5.56%) CEH
7 1 (5.56%) GCED
7 1 (5.56%) GPEN
7 1 (5.56%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Snort
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
1 1 (5.56%) LogLogic
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Flexible Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago