The table below looks at the statistics for GSEC in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSEC over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 855 887 865
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -22
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 21 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.074% 0.052% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 6
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -18.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -35.38%
GSEC
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
28423 30519 28940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.45% 27.11% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22479 24615 23572
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,475
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSEC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSEC across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GSEC Jobs Demand Trend in England

GSEC
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSEC across the England region.

GSEC Salary Trend in England

GSEC
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSEC across the England region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

GSEC Salary Histogram in England

GSEC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSEC within the England region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
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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 +32 13 £46,000 -48.16%
East of England +42 4 £47,500 +18.75%
South East +14 2 £37,500 -25.00%
South West -22 1 £24,500 -38.75%
West Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
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GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing GSEC 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 GSEC.

1 19 (76.00%) Information Security
2 18 (72.00%) CISSP
3 14 (56.00%) Network Security
4 13 (52.00%) Security+ Certification
4 13 (52.00%) GCIA
4 13 (52.00%) SSCP
5 12 (48.00%) Business Continuity
6 11 (44.00%) Firewall
6 11 (44.00%) Identity Management
7 10 (40.00%) CISA
7 10 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (40.00%) Cryptography
8 9 (36.00%) GCIH
9 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (32.00%) Cyber Security
10 7 (28.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (28.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (28.00%) Finance
11 6 (24.00%) CISM
11 6 (24.00%) Information Management
11 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (20.00%) CEH
12 5 (20.00%) Wireless Security
12 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
12 5 (20.00%) Degree
12 5 (20.00%) SIEM
12 5 (20.00%) GCED
12 5 (20.00%) Password Management
12 5 (20.00%) Wireless
12 5 (20.00%) Retail

GSEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing GSEC 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 GSEC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Network Security
2 11 (44.00%) Firewall
3 7 (28.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (20.00%) Wireless Security
4 5 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) OSPF
6 1 (4.00%) BGP
6 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.00%) TACACS
6 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Analyst
1 17 (68.00%) Security Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Information Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Officer
4 2 (8.00%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Information Security Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.00%) PKI
4 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Information Security
2 12 (48.00%) Business Continuity
3 11 (44.00%) Identity Management
4 10 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (32.00%) Cyber Security
6 7 (28.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (24.00%) Information Management
8 5 (20.00%) Password Management
8 5 (20.00%) SIEM
9 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (12.00%) Computer Security
10 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
11 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) OWASP
11 2 (8.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
11 2 (8.00%) Protective Monitoring
11 2 (8.00%) Information Security Management
11 2 (8.00%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) CISSP
2 13 (52.00%) SSCP
2 13 (52.00%) GCIA
2 13 (52.00%) Security+ Certification
3 10 (40.00%) CISA
4 9 (36.00%) GCIH
5 6 (24.00%) CISM
6 5 (20.00%) GCWN
6 5 (20.00%) CEH
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) GCED
7 3 (12.00%) OSCP
7 3 (12.00%) GIAC
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) CRISC
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (8.00%) MCP
8 2 (8.00%) PCI QSA
8 2 (8.00%) ISACA
8 2 (8.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (16.00%) COBIT
4 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (8.00%) SLA
4 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nessus
1 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Juniper
1 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) McAfee
2 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (8.00%) Qualys
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £68000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago