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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 884 916 870
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -46
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 27 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.003% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.011% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 17
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 - £42,000
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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
26262 26907 26043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.74% 27.59% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21288 21644 20712
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
South East - 9 £50,000 - 1
London +6 7 £78,750 +57.50% 1
East Midlands - 6 £45,000 -
South West - 3 £43,750 -
East of England - 2 - -
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GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (79.31%) CISSP
2 40 (68.97%) Information Security
3 32 (55.17%) CISA
4 31 (53.45%) Management Information System
4 31 (53.45%) Linux
5 30 (51.72%) Degree
6 29 (50.00%) Windows
7 28 (48.28%) Network Security
8 26 (44.83%) Computer Science
8 26 (44.83%) CEH
9 23 (39.66%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (24.14%) Identity Access Management
11 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
12 11 (18.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (18.97%) VMware
13 10 (17.24%) Firewall
13 10 (17.24%) Citrix
13 10 (17.24%) Data Protection
14 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (13.79%) SIEM
14 8 (13.79%) SANS
15 7 (12.07%) PCI DSS
15 7 (12.07%) CCNA
16 6 (10.34%) Military
16 6 (10.34%) Data Security
16 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
16 6 (10.34%) Java
16 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
16 6 (10.34%) GCIH
16 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure

GSEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 28 (48.28%) Network Security
2 10 (17.24%) Firewall
3 5 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
General
1 6 (10.34%) Military
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.72%) Games
3 1 (1.72%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) Security Engineer
2 25 (43.10%) Information Security Engineer
3 21 (36.21%) Senior Security Engineer
4 18 (31.03%) Senior Information Security Engineer
5 13 (22.41%) IT Engineer
5 13 (22.41%) IT Security Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Analyst
6 9 (15.52%) Security Analyst
7 7 (12.07%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (12.07%) Senior Security Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Network Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (8.62%) Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Information Officer
9 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
1 5 (8.62%) JMS
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (53.45%) Management Information System
2 26 (44.83%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.62%) Credit Risk
3 5 (8.62%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (8.62%) Derivative
4 2 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (53.45%) Linux
2 29 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Information Security
2 23 (39.66%) Vulnerability Management
3 14 (24.14%) Identity Access Management
4 10 (17.24%) Data Protection
5 8 (13.79%) SIEM
6 6 (10.34%) Data Security
7 5 (8.62%) BPMN
7 5 (8.62%) OO
7 5 (8.62%) OOD
7 5 (8.62%) Patch Management
7 5 (8.62%) TDD
7 5 (8.62%) UML
8 4 (6.90%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (6.90%) Computer Security
8 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.90%) SDLC
8 4 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (6.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (6.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (79.31%) CISSP
2 32 (55.17%) CISA
3 30 (51.72%) Degree
4 26 (44.83%) CEH
5 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (13.79%) SANS
6 7 (12.07%) CCNA
7 6 (10.34%) GCIH
8 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (6.90%) GCIA
9 4 (6.90%) GISF
10 3 (5.17%) CISM
10 3 (5.17%) GCED
10 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
11 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
11 2 (3.45%) CASP
11 2 (3.45%) CCIE
11 2 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (3.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.07%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) QRadar
2 1 (1.72%) Nessus
2 1 (1.72%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) VMware
2 10 (17.24%) Citrix
3 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
3 6 (10.34%) F5
3 6 (10.34%) IronPort
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.62%) ArcSight
4 5 (8.62%) Sybase
5 2 (3.45%) McAfee
6 1 (1.72%) Apple
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) Imperva
6 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.72%) Splunk
6 1 (1.72%) Symantec
6 1 (1.72%) Tufin
6 1 (1.72%) Websense
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