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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 586 651 658
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +7
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 27 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.045% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.18% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 7
Median salary £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,500 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £75,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £63,750 -
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -
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
8916 11147 11268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.44% 25.24% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7470 9231 8983
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

GCFA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing GCFA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

GCFA Salary Histogram in London

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing GCFA 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 London region with a requirement for GCFA.

1 27 (64.29%) GCED
2 25 (59.52%) C
2 25 (59.52%) Information Security
2 25 (59.52%) GCIA
2 25 (59.52%) GREM
3 22 (52.38%) CISSP
4 20 (47.62%) GCIH
5 18 (42.86%) GPEN
6 16 (38.10%) CFCE
6 16 (38.10%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (35.71%) Incident Management
7 15 (35.71%) GCFE
8 14 (33.33%) ECIH
8 14 (33.33%) CHFI
8 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 14 (33.33%) Open Source
8 14 (33.33%) Mac OS X
8 14 (33.33%) Windows
8 14 (33.33%) Linux
8 14 (33.33%) Client/Server
8 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
9 13 (30.95%) Java
9 13 (30.95%) GSNA
9 13 (30.95%) CISA
9 13 (30.95%) GWAPT
9 13 (30.95%) SABSA
9 13 (30.95%) Degree
9 13 (30.95%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (30.95%) Computer Science

GCFA
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Business Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Consultant
1 14 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 13 (30.95%) Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Security Architect
3 12 (28.57%) Information Architect
3 12 (28.57%) Information Security Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Information Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (9.52%) Information Specialist
6 4 (9.52%) Malware Specialist
6 4 (9.52%) Security Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Incident Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
1 14 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Information Security
2 16 (38.10%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (35.71%) Incident Management
4 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 14 (33.33%) Open Source
5 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
5 13 (30.95%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (30.95%) SABSA
5 13 (30.95%) Security Auditing
6 11 (26.19%) Data Protection
6 11 (26.19%) SOA
6 11 (26.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 9 (21.43%) Malware Analysis
8 5 (11.90%) Investment Management
9 4 (9.52%) Digital Forensics
9 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (9.52%) SIEM
10 3 (7.14%) Security Operations
11 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) C
2 13 (30.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (64.29%) GCED
2 25 (59.52%) GCIA
2 25 (59.52%) GREM
3 22 (52.38%) CISSP
4 20 (47.62%) GCIH
5 18 (42.86%) GPEN
6 16 (38.10%) CFCE
7 15 (35.71%) GCFE
8 14 (33.33%) CHFI
8 14 (33.33%) ECIH
9 13 (30.95%) CISA
9 13 (30.95%) Degree
9 13 (30.95%) GPPA
9 13 (30.95%) GSNA
9 13 (30.95%) GSSP-JAVA
9 13 (30.95%) GWAPT
10 10 (23.81%) GIAC
11 6 (14.29%) CISM
11 6 (14.29%) EnCE
11 6 (14.29%) SANS
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) EnCase
1 1 (2.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
1 11 (26.19%) Salesforce.com
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