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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 841 824 842
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 5 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.024% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.017% 0.090% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 7
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -25.45%
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+59.37% -
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
29878 26792 27166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.55% 27.25% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23951 21354 22478
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +28 2 £55,000 -34.32%
South East -21 2 £37,500 -37.50% 1
East of England +1 1 - - 1
GSEC
UK

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (90.91%) CISSP
2 9 (81.82%) Information Security
3 6 (54.55%) GCIA
3 6 (54.55%) CEH
4 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) CISA
5 4 (36.36%) CISM
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Juniper
5 4 (36.36%) SIEM
5 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (36.36%) OSCP
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (27.27%) COBIT
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) SLA
6 3 (27.27%) GCIH
6 3 (27.27%) SSCP
7 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley

GSEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (9.09%) BGP
3 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
3 1 (9.09%) TACACS
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) OSPF
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) OWASP
3 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CISSP
2 6 (54.55%) GCIA
2 6 (54.55%) CEH
3 4 (36.36%) CISA
3 4 (36.36%) CISM
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) OSCP
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) GCIH
4 3 (27.27%) SSCP
5 2 (18.18%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (18.18%) GIAC
5 2 (18.18%) MCP
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) OSCE
6 1 (9.09%) CRISC
6 1 (9.09%) ISACA
6 1 (9.09%) GWAPT
6 1 (9.09%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) COBIT
2 3 (27.27%) SLA
3 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) Qualys
3 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk
3 2 (18.18%) LogRhythm
4 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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