The table below looks at the statistics for GCFA in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCFA over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 612 623 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 10 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.013% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.089% 0.053% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Average salary £73,750 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.91% -
UK excluding London average salary - £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
GCFA
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
11260 11269 12775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.81% 24.89% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9084 9343 10775
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

GCFA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GCFA Jobs Demand Trend in London

GCFA
Salary Trend in London

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

GCFA Salary Trend in London

GCFA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCFA across the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

GCFA Salary Histogram in London

GCFA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCFA within the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
City of London +10 2 - - 1
GCFA
England

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing GCFA 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 GCFA.

1 16 (88.89%) GIAC
1 16 (88.89%) GCIH
2 11 (61.11%) CISSP
3 8 (44.44%) UNIX
4 6 (33.33%) CISA
4 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 6 (33.33%) Information Security
4 6 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
4 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) SLA
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) EnCE
6 4 (22.22%) SIEM
6 4 (22.22%) Computer Security
7 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
7 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (16.67%) Product Management
7 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 3 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (16.67%) CEH
7 3 (16.67%) Snort
7 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) Telecoms

GCFA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing GCFA 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 GCFA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) SNMP
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Arabic Language
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Sales Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Head of Security
3 2 (11.11%) Auditor
3 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 6 (33.33%) Information Security
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
1 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Security
2 4 (22.22%) SIEM
3 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 3 (16.67%) Product Management
3 3 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Document Management
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) GIAC
1 16 (88.89%) GCIH
2 11 (61.11%) CISSP
3 6 (33.33%) CISA
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) EnCE
5 3 (16.67%) CEH
6 2 (11.11%) GCIA
7 1 (5.56%) GCED
7 1 (5.56%) GPEN
7 1 (5.56%) GISP
7 1 (5.56%) GSNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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