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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 898 924 955
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +31
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 15 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.081% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 10
Average salary £80,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £56,750 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
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
26264 28449 30205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.11% 27.48% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21336 22403 24382
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
(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 +13 11 £80,000 +73.91%
South East +30 3 £50,000 +33.33% 2
South West +3 1 £50,000 +104.08%
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UK

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 34 (82.93%) CISSP
2 28 (68.29%) Information Security
3 18 (43.90%) Vulnerability Management
4 17 (41.46%) Management Information System
5 16 (39.02%) VMware
6 15 (36.59%) Citrix
6 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (34.15%) Windows
8 13 (31.71%) SIEM
9 11 (26.83%) Network Security
9 11 (26.83%) Data Protection
9 11 (26.83%) GCIH
9 11 (26.83%) Firewall
10 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (21.95%) SDLC
11 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
11 9 (21.95%) CISA
11 9 (21.95%) GISF
11 9 (21.95%) Degree
12 8 (19.51%) SANS
13 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
14 6 (14.63%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (14.63%) Military
14 6 (14.63%) Data Security
14 6 (14.63%) Linux
14 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
14 6 (14.63%) CCNA

GSEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (12.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
1 11 (26.83%) Network Security
2 6 (14.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
General
1 6 (14.63%) Military
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Security Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Security Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Security Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Security Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Information Officer
5 6 (14.63%) Information Security Officer
5 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) IT Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) IT Manager
5 6 (14.63%) IT Security Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Security Officer
6 5 (12.20%) Information Security Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Information Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 6 (14.63%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.88%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.44%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Information Security
2 18 (43.90%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (31.71%) SIEM
4 11 (26.83%) Data Protection
5 9 (21.95%) SDLC
5 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (14.63%) Data Security
7 5 (12.20%) Computer Forensics
7 5 (12.20%) Computer Security
7 5 (12.20%) Patch Management
7 5 (12.20%) Threat Detection
7 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance
8 4 (9.76%) Web Design
9 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
9 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.32%) Information Management
9 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 34 (82.93%) CISSP
2 11 (26.83%) GCIH
3 9 (21.95%) CISA
3 9 (21.95%) Degree
3 9 (21.95%) GISF
4 8 (19.51%) SANS
5 6 (14.63%) CCNA
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (12.20%) CEH
6 5 (12.20%) CISM
6 5 (12.20%) GCIA
6 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (9.76%) GIAC
7 4 (9.76%) ISACA
7 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
8 3 (7.32%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.32%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
9 2 (4.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) QRadar
2 1 (2.44%) Nessus
2 1 (2.44%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) VMware
2 15 (36.59%) Citrix
3 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
3 6 (14.63%) F5
3 6 (14.63%) IronPort
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.88%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.44%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk
South East
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago