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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 870 930 948
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +18
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 22 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.022% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.092% 0.082% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 4
Median salary £80,000 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £77,500 -
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -
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
24010 27988 29298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.18% 27.29% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19657 22601 22895
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +52 21 £80,000 -5.88% 2
South East +26 1 £60,000 -23.80% 1
GCFA
UK

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 32 (78.05%) GREM
2 27 (65.85%) GCIA
2 27 (65.85%) GCIH
3 26 (63.41%) CISSP
4 18 (43.90%) Information Security
4 18 (43.90%) ECIH
5 16 (39.02%) GCFE
6 15 (36.59%) GCED
7 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
8 13 (31.71%) GIAC
8 13 (31.71%) C
8 13 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
9 12 (29.27%) GPEN
9 12 (29.27%) CFCE
9 12 (29.27%) CREST Certified
10 11 (26.83%) Linux
11 10 (24.39%) CHFI
12 9 (21.95%) Windows
12 9 (21.95%) Client/Server
12 9 (21.95%) Mac OS X
12 9 (21.95%) Open Source
12 9 (21.95%) SIEM
13 8 (19.51%) Malware Analysis
13 8 (19.51%) CISM
14 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (17.07%) CCFP
14 7 (17.07%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 7 (17.07%) EnCE
14 7 (17.07%) Reverse Engineering

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 4 (9.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.32%) tcpdump
3 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.88%) Network Security
5 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (12.20%) Brand Awareness
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Consultant
2 9 (21.95%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) SOC Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Security Manager
5 6 (14.63%) Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Information Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Information Manager
5 6 (14.63%) Information Security Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (14.63%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Information Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Malware Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Client/Server
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.20%) CESG
4 1 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Mac OS X
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Information Security
2 13 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
3 9 (21.95%) Open Source
3 9 (21.95%) SIEM
4 8 (19.51%) Malware Analysis
5 7 (17.07%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
6 6 (14.63%) Investment Management
6 6 (14.63%) SABSA
6 6 (14.63%) Security Auditing
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) Network Management
8 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.76%) SOA
8 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (7.32%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) C
2 6 (14.63%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (78.05%) GREM
2 27 (65.85%) GCIA
2 27 (65.85%) GCIH
3 26 (63.41%) CISSP
4 18 (43.90%) ECIH
5 16 (39.02%) GCFE
6 15 (36.59%) GCED
7 13 (31.71%) GIAC
8 12 (29.27%) CFCE
8 12 (29.27%) CREST Certified
8 12 (29.27%) GPEN
9 10 (24.39%) CHFI
10 8 (19.51%) CISM
11 7 (17.07%) CCFP
11 7 (17.07%) EnCE
12 6 (14.63%) Degree
12 6 (14.63%) GPPA
12 6 (14.63%) GSSP-JAVA
12 6 (14.63%) GWAPT
12 6 (14.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (12.20%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Nmap
2 1 (2.44%) EnCase
2 1 (2.44%) Nessus
2 1 (2.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.44%) QRadar
2 1 (2.44%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) ArcSight
2 5 (12.20%) Splunk
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) FireEye
4 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.44%) Qualys
4 1 (2.44%) Rapid7
4 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.44%) TippingPoint
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