The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 853 897 957
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +60
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 29 40 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.039% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.14% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 7
Median salary £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £63,750 -
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -
GCFA
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
23043 27779 29033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.97% 27.11% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18661 22536 22849
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

GCFA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing GCFA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

GCFA Salary Histogram in England

GCFA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCFA within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +55 27 £80,000 +23.07%
South East +45 2 £60,000 -5.88% 1
GCFA
UK

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing GCFA 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 GCFA.

1 27 (60.00%) Information Security
1 27 (60.00%) GCED
1 27 (60.00%) GREM
2 26 (57.78%) GCIA
3 25 (55.56%) C
4 23 (51.11%) CISSP
5 22 (48.89%) GCIH
6 19 (42.22%) GPEN
7 18 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (37.78%) CFCE
9 16 (35.56%) GCFE
10 15 (33.33%) Open Source
10 15 (33.33%) Incident Management
10 15 (33.33%) CHFI
10 15 (33.33%) Windows
10 15 (33.33%) Linux
11 14 (31.11%) Client/Server
11 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
11 14 (31.11%) Mac OS X
11 14 (31.11%) Degree
11 14 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (31.11%) ECIH
11 14 (31.11%) Mentoring
12 13 (28.89%) GSSP-JAVA
12 13 (28.89%) GPPA
12 13 (28.89%) Security Auditing
12 13 (28.89%) GWAPT
12 13 (28.89%) SABSA
12 13 (28.89%) GSNA
12 13 (28.89%) Computer Science

GCFA
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:

Business Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Architect
1 14 (31.11%) Consultant
1 14 (31.11%) Senior Consultant
2 13 (28.89%) Security Architect
3 12 (26.67%) Information Architect
3 12 (26.67%) Information Security Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Security Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Information Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Security Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Information Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Malware Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) IT Security Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Principal Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Incident Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Client/Server
2 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Information Security
2 18 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 15 (33.33%) Open Source
4 14 (31.11%) Mentoring
4 14 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (28.89%) E-Commerce
5 13 (28.89%) SABSA
5 13 (28.89%) Security Auditing
6 11 (24.44%) Data Protection
6 11 (24.44%) SOA
6 11 (24.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 10 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
8 5 (11.11%) Investment Management
9 4 (8.89%) Digital Forensics
9 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.89%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (8.89%) Security Operations
9 4 (8.89%) SIEM
9 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) C
2 13 (28.89%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (60.00%) GCED
1 27 (60.00%) GREM
2 26 (57.78%) GCIA
3 23 (51.11%) CISSP
4 22 (48.89%) GCIH
5 19 (42.22%) GPEN
6 17 (37.78%) CFCE
7 16 (35.56%) GCFE
8 15 (33.33%) CHFI
9 14 (31.11%) Degree
9 14 (31.11%) ECIH
10 13 (28.89%) CISA
10 13 (28.89%) GPPA
10 13 (28.89%) GSNA
10 13 (28.89%) GSSP-JAVA
10 13 (28.89%) GWAPT
11 12 (26.67%) GIAC
12 8 (17.78%) SANS
13 7 (15.56%) CISM
14 6 (13.33%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) EnCase
1 1 (2.22%) logstash
1 1 (2.22%) Nessus
1 1 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (2.22%) QRadar
1 1 (2.22%) RSA enVision
1 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle
1 11 (24.44%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.44%) Splunk
3 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.22%) FireEye
3 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.22%) Qualys
3 1 (2.22%) Rapid7
3 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.22%) Sophos
3 1 (2.22%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.22%) TippingPoint
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