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

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 878 941 971
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +30
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 20 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.082% 0.064% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 6
Median salary £62,500 £46,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.86% -6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £54,100 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £51,250 £49,250
% change year-on-year
+12.19% +4.06%
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
24410 28098 31204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.49% 27.17% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19959 22463 24955
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +33 11 £78,750 +71.19% 2
South East +52 8 £60,000 -
South West +15 1 £50,000 +104.08%
GSEC
UK

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 35 (92.11%) CISSP
2 30 (78.95%) Information Security
3 17 (44.74%) Windows
3 17 (44.74%) Management Information System
4 15 (39.47%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (34.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (31.58%) SIEM
7 11 (28.95%) VMware
7 11 (28.95%) CEH
7 11 (28.95%) Network Security
8 10 (26.32%) Citrix
8 10 (26.32%) CISA
8 10 (26.32%) Linux
9 9 (23.68%) CISM
9 9 (23.68%) Degree
10 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (21.05%) SDLC
10 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 8 (21.05%) Firewall
10 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (21.05%) GCIH
10 8 (21.05%) GISF
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
11 7 (18.42%) Data Protection
12 6 (15.79%) PCI DSS
12 6 (15.79%) Nessus
13 5 (13.16%) GIAC
13 5 (13.16%) SCCM

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 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) Network Security
2 8 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
General
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
1 12 (31.58%) Security Analyst
1 12 (31.58%) Security Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Information Security Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Information Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Information Security Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) IT Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) IT Security Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Information Officer
5 5 (13.16%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (13.16%) Security Officer
6 4 (10.53%) IT Manager
6 4 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Security Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Information Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Information Security Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Management Information System
2 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.16%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.63%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Information Security
2 15 (39.47%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (31.58%) SIEM
4 8 (21.05%) SDLC
4 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (18.42%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.89%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (7.89%) Computer Security
6 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.89%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Security
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.26%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.26%) Security Operations
7 2 (5.26%) Threat Detection
7 2 (5.26%) Web Design
8 1 (2.63%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 35 (92.11%) CISSP
2 11 (28.95%) CEH
3 10 (26.32%) CISA
4 9 (23.68%) CISM
4 9 (23.68%) Degree
5 8 (21.05%) GCIH
5 8 (21.05%) GISF
6 5 (13.16%) GIAC
6 5 (13.16%) SANS
7 4 (10.53%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (10.53%) GCIA
7 4 (10.53%) ISACA
7 4 (10.53%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.26%) CCNA
9 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (5.26%) GCED
9 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.63%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Nessus
2 5 (13.16%) SCCM
3 3 (7.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (7.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (5.26%) QRadar
5 1 (2.63%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) VMware
2 10 (26.32%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) ArcSight
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.26%) F5
4 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
4 2 (5.26%) IronPort
5 1 (2.63%) AlienVault
5 1 (2.63%) Apple
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.63%) Splunk
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