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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 827 914 937
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +23
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 34 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.020% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.074% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 13
Median salary £75,000 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £66,250 £51,250 -
% change year-on-year
+29.26% -
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
21942 27037 29903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.75% 27.18% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17474 21607 24100
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +96 27 £75,000 -26.82% 4
South East +63 6 £70,000 +21.73%
South West +10 1 £62,500 +4.16%
GCFA
UK

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 40 (66.67%) GCED
2 39 (65.00%) Information Security
3 37 (61.67%) C
4 31 (51.67%) Penetration Testing
5 30 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 30 (50.00%) CISSP
5 30 (50.00%) GPEN
6 28 (46.67%) Degree
7 26 (43.33%) Cybersecurity
8 25 (41.67%) Oracle Database
8 25 (41.67%) SABSA
8 25 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 25 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
8 25 (41.67%) GWAPT
8 25 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 25 (41.67%) GSSP-JAVA
8 25 (41.67%) GPPA
8 25 (41.67%) GSNA
8 25 (41.67%) CISA
8 25 (41.67%) SOA
8 25 (41.67%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (41.67%) Java
8 25 (41.67%) Oracle
8 25 (41.67%) E-Commerce
8 25 (41.67%) Security Auditing
9 24 (40.00%) GCIA
9 24 (40.00%) GCIH
10 23 (38.33%) GREM
11 22 (36.67%) Data Protection
11 22 (36.67%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 25 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 25 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.33%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) Internet
4 1 (1.67%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.67%) Big Data
2 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Architect
2 25 (41.67%) Security Architect
3 18 (30.00%) Information Architect
3 18 (30.00%) Information Security Architect
4 16 (26.67%) Consultant
4 16 (26.67%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 5 (8.33%) Principal Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Information Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Malware Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Applications Architect
8 1 (1.67%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Incident Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Security Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 16 (26.67%) Client/Server
3 6 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Linux
1 21 (35.00%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Information Security
2 31 (51.67%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 26 (43.33%) Cybersecurity
5 25 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 25 (41.67%) SABSA
5 25 (41.67%) Security Auditing
5 25 (41.67%) SOA
5 25 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 22 (36.67%) Data Protection
7 20 (33.33%) Open Source
8 15 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
9 9 (15.00%) Security Operations
10 8 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
12 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (8.33%) Security Architecture
12 5 (8.33%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) C
2 25 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (66.67%) GCED
2 30 (50.00%) CISSP
2 30 (50.00%) GPEN
3 28 (46.67%) Degree
4 25 (41.67%) CISA
4 25 (41.67%) GPPA
4 25 (41.67%) GSNA
4 25 (41.67%) GSSP-JAVA
4 25 (41.67%) GWAPT
5 24 (40.00%) GCIA
5 24 (40.00%) GCIH
6 23 (38.33%) GREM
7 19 (31.67%) CFCE
8 18 (30.00%) GCFE
9 16 (26.67%) CHFI
9 16 (26.67%) GIAC
10 15 (25.00%) ECIH
11 12 (20.00%) SANS
12 7 (11.67%) CREST Certified
13 5 (8.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (8.33%) SSAE 16
2 1 (1.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) logstash
1 5 (8.33%) WMI
2 3 (5.00%) EnCase
3 1 (1.67%) FTK
3 1 (1.67%) Nessus
3 1 (1.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.67%) QRadar
3 1 (1.67%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Oracle
1 25 (41.67%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (11.67%) Splunk
3 5 (8.33%) Sophos
4 2 (3.33%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.67%) FireEye
5 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.67%) Nuix
5 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.67%) Qualys
5 1 (1.67%) Rapid7
5 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.67%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.67%) Tableau
5 1 (1.67%) TippingPoint
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