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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 820 910 933
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +23
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 57 28 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.028% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.10% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 57 8 4
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year
-7.61% -
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
21620 27062 29569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.73% 27.30% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17209 21630 23808
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +59 29 £65,000 -16.12% 2
South East +65 10 £61,250 +16.66%
East Midlands +12 10 £42,500 - 1
East of England +24 4 £55,000 - 1
South West +16 4 £48,500 -11.81%
GSEC
UK

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 77 (74.76%) CISSP
2 64 (62.14%) Information Security
3 50 (48.54%) CISA
4 48 (46.60%) CISM
4 48 (46.60%) GIAC
5 36 (34.95%) CEH
6 35 (33.98%) PCI DSS
6 35 (33.98%) OWASP
7 32 (31.07%) Windows
8 27 (26.21%) Retail
8 27 (26.21%) Management Information System
8 27 (26.21%) ISACA
9 26 (25.24%) Firewall
9 26 (25.24%) Nessus
10 25 (24.27%) Network Security
10 25 (24.27%) Linux
11 22 (21.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 20 (19.42%) Data Protection
12 20 (19.42%) Data Protection Act
13 18 (17.48%) Qualys
13 18 (17.48%) SCCM
13 18 (17.48%) E-Commerce
13 18 (17.48%) SIEM
13 18 (17.48%) SANS
14 17 (16.50%) Cisco
14 17 (16.50%) Symantec
15 16 (15.53%) Vulnerability Management
16 15 (14.56%) Cybersecurity
16 15 (14.56%) Splunk
17 14 (13.59%) GCIA

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 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
1 10 (9.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.91%) MS Office
2 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Office 365
1 10 (9.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.24%) Firewall
2 25 (24.27%) Network Security
3 12 (11.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.80%) Internet
5 7 (6.80%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (26.21%) Retail
2 10 (9.71%) Manufacturing
3 9 (8.74%) Finance
4 7 (6.80%) Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Electronics
5 3 (2.91%) Military
6 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 71 (68.93%) Analyst
2 70 (67.96%) Security Analyst
3 29 (28.16%) Information Analyst
3 29 (28.16%) Information Security Analyst
4 23 (22.33%) Security Engineer
5 16 (15.53%) IT Analyst
5 16 (15.53%) IT Security Analyst
6 14 (13.59%) Principal Security Analyst
7 12 (11.65%) SOC Analyst
8 11 (10.68%) IT Engineer
8 11 (10.68%) IT Security Engineer
9 10 (9.71%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (9.71%) Senior Security Analyst
10 8 (7.77%) Information Security Engineer
10 8 (7.77%) Senior Information Analyst
10 8 (7.77%) Senior Information Security Analyst
11 7 (6.80%) Architect
11 7 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (5.83%) Consultant
12 6 (5.83%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.21%) Management Information System
2 20 (19.42%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (9.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (8.74%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
6 7 (6.80%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.88%) PKI
8 2 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.97%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.07%) Windows
2 25 (24.27%) Linux
3 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (9.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.85%) Unix
6 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (62.14%) Information Security
2 35 (33.98%) OWASP
3 22 (21.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 20 (19.42%) Data Protection
5 18 (17.48%) E-Commerce
5 18 (17.48%) SIEM
6 16 (15.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (14.56%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (13.59%) ITIL
9 13 (12.62%) Security Operations
10 10 (9.71%) Security Management
11 7 (6.80%) DoDAF
11 7 (6.80%) ITSM
11 7 (6.80%) RUP
11 7 (6.80%) Service Management
11 7 (6.80%) SOA
11 7 (6.80%) SSADM
11 7 (6.80%) UML
11 7 (6.80%) Validation
11 7 (6.80%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.71%) C
2 4 (3.88%) Bourne shell
2 4 (3.88%) Korn
2 4 (3.88%) Perl
2 4 (3.88%) Python
2 4 (3.88%) Ruby
2 4 (3.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (74.76%) CISSP
2 50 (48.54%) CISA
3 48 (46.60%) CISM
3 48 (46.60%) GIAC
4 36 (34.95%) CEH
5 27 (26.21%) ISACA
6 18 (17.48%) SANS
7 14 (13.59%) GCIA
8 12 (11.65%) CCNA
8 12 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
9 10 (9.71%) Degree
10 8 (7.77%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (7.77%) GISF
10 8 (7.77%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (6.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (6.80%) JNCIA
11 7 (6.80%) MBCS
11 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
12 6 (5.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (33.98%) PCI DSS
2 12 (11.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (9.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.88%) COBIT
4 4 (3.88%) ISO27002
4 4 (3.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.91%) Snort
3 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (25.24%) Nessus
2 18 (17.48%) SCCM
3 10 (9.71%) SCOM
4 7 (6.80%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (5.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (2.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.97%) QRadar
7 1 (0.97%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 18 (17.48%) Qualys
2 17 (16.50%) Cisco
2 17 (16.50%) Symantec
3 15 (14.56%) Splunk
4 13 (12.62%) Palo Alto
5 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (9.71%) Oracle
5 10 (9.71%) SAP
6 9 (8.74%) VMware
7 8 (7.77%) ArcSight
7 8 (7.77%) Intel Security
8 7 (6.80%) Cloudera
8 7 (6.80%) Cyber-Ark
8 7 (6.80%) Juniper
9 3 (2.91%) Aveksa
10 2 (1.94%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.97%) AlienVault
11 1 (0.97%) HP
11 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
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