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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 873 825 -
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 9 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.005% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.031% 0.018% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £33,250 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary - £62,500 -
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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
28904 27274 31670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.01% 26.95% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22607 22394 27084
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 £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 August 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 August 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 -11 7 £33,250 -30.00% 2
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UK

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 21 (100.00%) CISSP
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Information Security
3 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
3 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) MCSE
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (52.38%) LAN
3 11 (52.38%) WAN
3 11 (52.38%) CCNP
3 11 (52.38%) CCNA
3 11 (52.38%) Degree
4 10 (47.62%) Internet
4 10 (47.62%) CISM
5 9 (42.86%) CISA
5 9 (42.86%) OWASP
6 8 (38.10%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (38.10%) UNIX
6 8 (38.10%) C++
6 8 (38.10%) Java
7 7 (33.33%) Perl
7 7 (33.33%) C
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (33.33%) Python
7 7 (33.33%) RHCE
7 7 (33.33%) Project Management
7 7 (33.33%) Finance
7 7 (33.33%) Cryptography
7 7 (33.33%) Computer Science

GSEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) LAN
1 11 (52.38%) WAN
2 10 (47.62%) Internet
3 7 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.52%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (9.52%) OSPF
5 2 (9.52%) BGP
5 2 (9.52%) TACACS
5 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Dutch Language
2 2 (9.52%) French Language
2 2 (9.52%) German Language
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 7 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
1 7 (33.33%) Information Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) IT Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
2 7 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (19.05%) CESG
4 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Information Security
2 9 (42.86%) OWASP
3 8 (38.10%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (23.81%) Network Management
6 4 (19.05%) SIEM
6 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
7 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
8 2 (9.52%) Change Control
8 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
8 2 (9.52%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
8 2 (9.52%) Computer Security
9 1 (4.76%) Data Security
9 1 (4.76%) Security Management
9 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C++
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Perl
2 7 (33.33%) C
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) CISSP
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (52.38%) MCSE
2 11 (52.38%) CCNP
2 11 (52.38%) CCNA
2 11 (52.38%) Degree
3 10 (47.62%) CISM
4 9 (42.86%) CISA
5 7 (33.33%) RHCE
5 7 (33.33%) GPEN
5 7 (33.33%) OSCP
6 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) GCIA
7 5 (23.81%) GCIH
7 5 (23.81%) CEH
8 4 (19.05%) CCSA
8 4 (19.05%) CCSE
9 3 (14.29%) GIAC
10 2 (9.52%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) HIPAA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Nmap
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
1 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 2 (9.52%) McAfee
3 2 (9.52%) Sophos
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Brocade
3 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.52%) Splunk
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase
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