The table below looks at the statistics for GCED in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCED over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
Rank 621 - 621
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GCED 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.018% - 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.073% - 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £135,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -
GCED
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10996 11418 10933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.07% 24.83% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9160 9108 8938
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £71,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

GCED
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCED across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCED Jobs Demand Trend in London

GCED
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCED across the London region.

GCED Salary Trend in London

GCED
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCED across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

GCED Salary Histogram in London

GCED
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCED within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Paddington - 3 £52,500 -
GCED
England

GCED
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing GCED 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 GCED.

1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
1 9 (75.00%) CISA
1 9 (75.00%) GSEC
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
3 6 (50.00%) GCIH
3 6 (50.00%) GCIA
3 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 5 (41.67%) CISM
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) SSCP
4 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless Security
5 4 (33.33%) IT Governance
5 4 (33.33%) CRISC
5 4 (33.33%) ISACA
5 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (33.33%) ISSAP
5 4 (33.33%) ISSEP
5 4 (33.33%) ISSMP
5 4 (33.33%) Information Management
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) ITSM
5 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 4 (33.33%) Password Management
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System

GCED
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing GCED 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 GCED. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 4 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 4 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Information Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) ITSM
4 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 4 (33.33%) Password Management
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) Information Management
4 4 (33.33%) IT Governance
4 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Release Management
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
7 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
1 9 (75.00%) CISA
1 9 (75.00%) GSEC
2 6 (50.00%) GCIH
2 6 (50.00%) GCIA
3 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) SSCP
4 4 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (33.33%) GCWN
4 4 (33.33%) ISSAP
4 4 (33.33%) ISSEP
4 4 (33.33%) ISSMP
4 4 (33.33%) CRISC
4 4 (33.33%) ISACA
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) GCFA
5 3 (25.00%) GIAC
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk
1 1 (8.33%) ArcSight