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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 855 881 854
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -27
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 20 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.071% 0.031% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 1
Average salary £52,500 £33,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 - £62,500
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
28144 28934 26853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.23% 26.98% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22825 22633 22038
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
(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 +7 10 £52,500 +57.89% 1
South East - 9 £58,750 - 1
South West - 1 £50,000 -
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GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 33 (76.74%) Information Security
2 32 (74.42%) CISSP
3 25 (58.14%) CISA
4 22 (51.16%) Network Security
5 20 (46.51%) Degree
6 15 (34.88%) CISM
6 15 (34.88%) SSCP
6 15 (34.88%) Security+ Certification
7 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
8 13 (30.23%) Business Continuity
8 13 (30.23%) GCIA
8 13 (30.23%) Identity Management
9 12 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (27.91%) Cryptography
9 12 (27.91%) CRISC
9 12 (27.91%) GCED
10 11 (25.58%) Firewall
11 10 (23.26%) ITSM
11 10 (23.26%) Service Management
11 10 (23.26%) Cyber Security
11 10 (23.26%) CEH
11 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
12 9 (20.93%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (20.93%) GCIH
12 9 (20.93%) Linux
13 8 (18.60%) ITIL
13 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
13 8 (18.60%) Incident Management

GSEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) Network Security
2 11 (25.58%) Firewall
3 8 (18.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (11.63%) Wireless Security
4 5 (11.63%) Wireless
5 1 (2.33%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) BGP
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Military
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
1 15 (34.88%) Security Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Security Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Security Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Information Security Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Information Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.65%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Security Officer
8 2 (4.65%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Information Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
2 12 (27.91%) Cryptography
3 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.30%) PKI
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Information Security
2 13 (30.23%) Identity Management
2 13 (30.23%) Business Continuity
3 12 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (23.26%) ITSM
4 10 (23.26%) Service Management
4 10 (23.26%) Cyber Security
5 9 (20.93%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (18.60%) ITIL
6 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
6 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
7 6 (13.95%) Information Management
7 6 (13.95%) SIEM
8 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.63%) Project Management
8 5 (11.63%) Password Management
8 5 (11.63%) IT Governance
8 5 (11.63%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Release Management
9 4 (9.30%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
1 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (74.42%) CISSP
2 25 (58.14%) CISA
3 20 (46.51%) Degree
4 15 (34.88%) SSCP
4 15 (34.88%) CISM
4 15 (34.88%) Security+ Certification
5 13 (30.23%) GCIA
6 12 (27.91%) GCED
6 12 (27.91%) CRISC
7 10 (23.26%) CEH
8 9 (20.93%) GCIH
9 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (16.28%) ISACA
11 6 (13.95%) CCIE
12 5 (11.63%) GCWN
13 4 (9.30%) ISSAP
13 4 (9.30%) ISSEP
13 4 (9.30%) ISSMP
13 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
13 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco
1 4 (9.30%) ArcSight
2 3 (6.98%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (6.98%) Imperva
2 3 (6.98%) Tufin
2 3 (6.98%) Symantec
2 3 (6.98%) Websense
2 3 (6.98%) Sourcefire
3 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
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