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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 887 839 870
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +31
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 6 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.023% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.020% 0.084% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 4
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary - £70,000 -
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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
29482 27364 30820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.60% 26.77% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23794 22179 26048
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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 -2 5 £57,500 -17.85% 1
South West -19 1 - -
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GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) CISSP
2 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (46.67%) CISA
3 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
4 6 (40.00%) CISM
4 6 (40.00%) GCIA
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) GCIH
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) SIEM
6 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (26.67%) OWASP
6 4 (26.67%) OSCP
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) COBIT
6 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
6 4 (26.67%) C++
6 4 (26.67%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) SSCP
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (20.00%) UNIX
7 3 (20.00%) CCNA
7 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (20.00%) CEH
7 3 (20.00%) GIAC
7 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security

GSEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Dutch Language
2 2 (13.33%) French Language
2 2 (13.33%) German Language
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Information Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) SIEM
3 4 (26.67%) OWASP
4 3 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) People Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Fund Management
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C++
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CISSP
2 7 (46.67%) CISA
3 6 (40.00%) CISM
3 6 (40.00%) GCIA
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) GCIH
5 4 (26.67%) OSCP
6 3 (20.00%) GIAC
6 3 (20.00%) CEH
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (20.00%) CCNA
6 3 (20.00%) SSCP
7 2 (13.33%) MCP
7 2 (13.33%) MCSE
7 2 (13.33%) CCNP
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (13.33%) RHCE
7 2 (13.33%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (13.33%) GPEN
8 1 (6.67%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (26.67%) COBIT
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) McAfee
1 2 (13.33%) Qualys
1 2 (13.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
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