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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 834 900 942
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +42
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 46 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.031% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.11% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 3
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +57.89%
UK excluding London median salary £54,250 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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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
23355 27421 28648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.97% 27.12% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18892 22229 22570
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

GSEC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing GSEC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

GSEC Salary Histogram in England

GSEC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSEC within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +54 22 £65,000 +23.80% 3
South East +30 16 £58,750 +11.90% 1
South West +1 6 £48,500 -3.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -
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GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing GSEC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for GSEC.

1 59 (88.06%) CISSP
2 46 (68.66%) Information Security
3 32 (47.76%) CISA
4 28 (41.79%) CISM
4 28 (41.79%) Management Information System
5 26 (38.81%) CEH
6 24 (35.82%) Windows
7 23 (34.33%) Network Security
8 22 (32.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 22 (32.84%) Linux
8 22 (32.84%) GIAC
9 19 (28.36%) Firewall
10 18 (26.87%) Nessus
10 18 (26.87%) PCI DSS
10 18 (26.87%) OWASP
11 17 (25.37%) Vulnerability Management
12 16 (23.88%) Degree
13 15 (22.39%) SCCM
13 15 (22.39%) SANS
14 14 (20.90%) ISACA
14 14 (20.90%) Retail
14 14 (20.90%) GCIA
15 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
15 13 (19.40%) Cybersecurity
16 12 (17.91%) SIEM
16 12 (17.91%) Data Protection
16 12 (17.91%) Data Protection Act
16 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
17 11 (16.42%) Intrusion Detection
17 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared

GSEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) Network Security
2 19 (28.36%) Firewall
3 11 (16.42%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.48%) Internet
5 3 (4.48%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
General
1 14 (20.90%) Retail
2 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.48%) Military
3 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (62.69%) Analyst
1 42 (62.69%) Security Analyst
2 21 (31.34%) Information Analyst
2 21 (31.34%) Information Security Analyst
3 18 (26.87%) Security Engineer
4 13 (19.40%) Information Security Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) IT Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) IT Security Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) SOC Analyst
7 9 (13.43%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (13.43%) Senior Security Analyst
8 8 (11.94%) IT Analyst
8 8 (11.94%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (8.96%) Consultant
9 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 6 (8.96%) Firewall Analyst
9 6 (8.96%) Security Consultant
9 6 (8.96%) Senior Information Analyst
9 6 (8.96%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 6 (8.96%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.79%) Management Information System
2 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
3 12 (17.91%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (16.42%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (16.42%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.48%) Driving Licence
6 3 (4.48%) PKI
7 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.49%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (68.66%) Information Security
2 22 (32.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 18 (26.87%) OWASP
4 17 (25.37%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (19.40%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (17.91%) Data Protection
6 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
6 12 (17.91%) SIEM
7 11 (16.42%) Security Operations
8 7 (10.45%) ITIL
8 7 (10.45%) SDLC
8 7 (10.45%) Security Management
8 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (8.96%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (8.96%) Security Architecture
10 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
10 5 (7.46%) Information Security Management
10 5 (7.46%) Threat Analysis
11 4 (5.97%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) C
1 3 (4.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (88.06%) CISSP
2 32 (47.76%) CISA
3 28 (41.79%) CISM
4 26 (38.81%) CEH
5 22 (32.84%) GIAC
6 16 (23.88%) Degree
7 15 (22.39%) SANS
8 14 (20.90%) GCIA
8 14 (20.90%) ISACA
9 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
10 9 (13.43%) CompTIA Security+
10 9 (13.43%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
12 6 (8.96%) CCNA
12 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (8.96%) GCIH
12 6 (8.96%) GPEN
13 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
14 3 (4.48%) GCED
14 3 (4.48%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.87%) PCI DSS
2 9 (13.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.97%) COBIT
3 4 (5.97%) ISO27002
4 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) Nessus
2 15 (22.39%) SCCM
3 7 (10.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (5.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.49%) QRadar
5 1 (1.49%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) ArcSight
2 7 (10.45%) Splunk
2 7 (10.45%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco
5 3 (4.48%) Citrix
5 3 (4.48%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.48%) Juniper
5 3 (4.48%) Qualys
6 2 (2.99%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.49%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.49%) Sourcefire
London
Warner Bros.
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago