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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 876 923 960
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +37
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 16 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.064% 0.050% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 5
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £60,000 £101,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,750 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +25.80%
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
24808 27994 30668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.00% 27.38% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20190 22180 24782
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +48 8 £102,500 +105.00% 2
South East +35 5 £55,000 -8.33%
East Midlands - 2 £58,750 -
West Midlands -16 1 - - 1
GCFA
UK

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (76.09%) CISSP
1 35 (76.09%) GREM
2 27 (58.70%) Information Security
3 25 (54.35%) GCIA
4 24 (52.17%) EnCE
5 22 (47.83%) GCIH
6 21 (45.65%) CISM
7 19 (41.30%) GPEN
7 19 (41.30%) CCFP
8 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
8 17 (36.96%) SSCP
8 17 (36.96%) SIEM
9 15 (32.61%) CREST Certified
10 14 (30.43%) Investment Management
11 12 (26.09%) ECIH
12 11 (23.91%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (21.74%) GCFE
13 10 (21.74%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 10 (21.74%) GIAC
13 10 (21.74%) Snort
14 9 (19.57%) CEH
14 9 (19.57%) Security Operations
14 9 (19.57%) Splunk
14 9 (19.57%) Reverse Engineering
15 8 (17.39%) ArcSight
15 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
15 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
16 7 (15.22%) Linux
16 7 (15.22%) Ethical Hacking
17 6 (13.04%) Finance

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (13.04%) Network Security
3 4 (8.70%) tcpdump
3 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) Intranet
5 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (13.04%) Brand Awareness
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Analyst
2 18 (39.13%) Security Manager
3 17 (36.96%) Information Manager
3 17 (36.96%) Information Security Manager
4 10 (21.74%) SOC Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Cyberthreat Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Information Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Junior
8 2 (4.35%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) CESG
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Information Security
2 17 (36.96%) SIEM
3 14 (30.43%) Investment Management
4 11 (23.91%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (21.74%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 9 (19.57%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (19.57%) Security Operations
7 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
8 7 (15.22%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (13.04%) Computer Security
9 6 (13.04%) ITIL
9 6 (13.04%) Network Management
10 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Threat Analysis
11 4 (8.70%) Digital Forensics
12 3 (6.52%) Anomaly Detection
12 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
12 3 (6.52%) People Management
12 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) C++
3 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (76.09%) CISSP
1 35 (76.09%) GREM
2 25 (54.35%) GCIA
3 24 (52.17%) EnCE
4 22 (47.83%) GCIH
5 21 (45.65%) CISM
6 19 (41.30%) CCFP
6 19 (41.30%) GPEN
7 17 (36.96%) SSCP
8 15 (32.61%) CREST Certified
9 12 (26.09%) ECIH
10 10 (21.74%) GCFE
10 10 (21.74%) GIAC
11 9 (19.57%) CEH
12 5 (10.87%) SANS
13 3 (6.52%) CHFI
13 3 (6.52%) CISA
13 3 (6.52%) Degree
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 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.74%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) EnCase
2 2 (4.35%) Nmap
3 1 (2.17%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Splunk
2 8 (17.39%) ArcSight
3 2 (4.35%) AlienVault
3 2 (4.35%) LogRhythm
3 2 (4.35%) NetWitness
4 1 (2.17%) Intel Security
London
Astbury Marsden
Salary: Healthy package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £95000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago