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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 857 865 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 9 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.008% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.031% 0.030% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 0
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary - - -
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
28874 26629 31837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.06% 26.64% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22749 21991 27082
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -5 9 £70,000 +16.66% 2
GCFA
UK

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (77.78%) GIAC
3 11 (61.11%) CISSP
4 8 (44.44%) Information Security
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) Computer Forensics
5 7 (38.89%) UNIX
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
7 5 (27.78%) Firewall
7 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (27.78%) EnCE
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Security
8 4 (22.22%) SIEM
8 4 (22.22%) Wireshark
8 4 (22.22%) Snort
8 4 (22.22%) CISA
8 4 (22.22%) Perl
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) SLA
9 3 (16.67%) VPN
9 3 (16.67%) Python
9 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (16.67%) GCIA
9 3 (16.67%) Product Management
9 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management

GCFA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Wireshark
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (5.56%) SMTP
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) SNMP
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Sales Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Head of Security
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Auditor
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) UNIX
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) Computer Forensics
3 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Computer Security
5 4 (22.22%) SIEM
6 3 (16.67%) Product Management
6 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
7 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.56%) Data Security
8 1 (5.56%) BCP
8 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) GCIH
2 14 (77.78%) GIAC
3 11 (61.11%) CISSP
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) EnCE
6 4 (22.22%) CISA
7 3 (16.67%) GCIA
8 2 (11.11%) CEH
8 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (5.56%) GSEC
9 1 (5.56%) GSNA
9 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (5.56%) GCED
9 1 (5.56%) GPEN
9 1 (5.56%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Snort
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
1 1 (5.56%) LogLogic
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