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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 883 922 980
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +58
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 16 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.066% 0.054% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 5
Median salary £80,000 £50,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £45,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £98,500 £103,000
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £46,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+83.78% +23.33%
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
24365 27733 31017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.44% 27.18% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19960 22173 24783
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +39 15 £80,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands -17 1 - -
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UK

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 37 (80.43%) GREM
2 33 (71.74%) CISSP
3 28 (60.87%) GCIA
4 27 (58.70%) GCIH
5 22 (47.83%) Information Security
6 18 (39.13%) CREST Certified
6 18 (39.13%) EnCE
7 16 (34.78%) CISM
8 15 (32.61%) GPEN
8 15 (32.61%) ECIH
9 14 (30.43%) CCFP
9 14 (30.43%) SIEM
10 13 (28.26%) GIAC
10 13 (28.26%) SSCP
10 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
11 12 (26.09%) GCFE
12 11 (23.91%) Reverse Engineering
12 11 (23.91%) Investment Management
12 11 (23.91%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
13 10 (21.74%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
14 9 (19.57%) Linux
14 9 (19.57%) CEH
15 8 (17.39%) Snort
15 8 (17.39%) ArcSight
16 7 (15.22%) Splunk
16 7 (15.22%) Security Operations
16 7 (15.22%) Intrusion Detection
16 7 (15.22%) Ethical Hacking

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (13.04%) Network Security
4 3 (6.52%) tcpdump
4 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.17%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) Intranet
5 1 (2.17%) Wireless
General
1 6 (13.04%) Brand Awareness
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Security Manager
3 13 (28.26%) Information Manager
3 13 (28.26%) Information Security Manager
4 10 (21.74%) SOC Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Cyberthreat Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Information Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) CESG
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.17%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Information Security
2 14 (30.43%) SIEM
3 11 (23.91%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (23.91%) Investment Management
3 11 (23.91%) Reverse Engineering
4 10 (21.74%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 7 (15.22%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (15.22%) Security Operations
6 6 (13.04%) ITIL
6 6 (13.04%) Network Management
7 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.87%) Malware Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Computer Security
8 4 (8.70%) Threat Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Anomaly Detection
9 3 (6.52%) Open Source
9 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (4.35%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) C
3 3 (6.52%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
4 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) GREM
2 33 (71.74%) CISSP
3 28 (60.87%) GCIA
4 27 (58.70%) GCIH
5 18 (39.13%) CREST Certified
5 18 (39.13%) EnCE
6 16 (34.78%) CISM
7 15 (32.61%) ECIH
7 15 (32.61%) GPEN
8 14 (30.43%) CCFP
9 13 (28.26%) GIAC
9 13 (28.26%) SSCP
10 12 (26.09%) GCFE
11 9 (19.57%) CEH
12 5 (10.87%) CFCE
12 5 (10.87%) CHFI
12 5 (10.87%) GCED
12 5 (10.87%) SANS
13 3 (6.52%) EC-Council LPT
13 3 (6.52%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (13.04%) ISO22301
2 1 (2.17%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) EnCase
1 2 (4.35%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) ArcSight
2 7 (15.22%) Splunk
3 1 (2.17%) AlienVault
3 1 (2.17%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.17%) NetWitness
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