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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 616 668 678
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +10
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 21 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.018% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.071% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 4
Median salary £80,000 £85,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £77,500 -
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -
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
9302 11259 11737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.66% 25.37% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7835 9258 9367
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 August 2016.

GCFA Salary Histogram in London

GCFA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCFA within the London region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
City of London +66 2 £65,000 +11.11%
GCFA
England

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 21 (70.00%) GCIA
1 21 (70.00%) GREM
2 17 (56.67%) Information Security
3 16 (53.33%) GCIH
3 16 (53.33%) CISSP
4 15 (50.00%) GCED
5 13 (43.33%) C
6 12 (40.00%) GPEN
6 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (36.67%) CFCE
8 10 (33.33%) GCFE
9 9 (30.00%) ECIH
9 9 (30.00%) Open Source
9 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
9 9 (30.00%) CHFI
9 9 (30.00%) Windows
9 9 (30.00%) Linux
9 9 (30.00%) Client/Server
9 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (30.00%) Mac OS X
10 8 (26.67%) GIAC
11 7 (23.33%) CISM
11 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (23.33%) EnCE
11 7 (23.33%) Malware Analysis
12 6 (20.00%) SABSA
12 6 (20.00%) GWAPT
12 6 (20.00%) Investment Management
12 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
12 6 (20.00%) 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 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
1 9 (30.00%) Senior Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Security Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Information Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Information Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Malware Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Incident Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
1 9 (30.00%) Mac OS X
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Information Security
2 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 9 (30.00%) Open Source
4 7 (23.33%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 6 (20.00%) SABSA
5 6 (20.00%) Security Auditing
6 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) SOA
6 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (6.67%) Digital Forensics
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) SIEM
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C
2 6 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) GCIA
1 21 (70.00%) GREM
2 16 (53.33%) CISSP
2 16 (53.33%) GCIH
3 15 (50.00%) GCED
4 12 (40.00%) GPEN
5 11 (36.67%) CFCE
6 10 (33.33%) GCFE
7 9 (30.00%) CHFI
7 9 (30.00%) ECIH
8 8 (26.67%) GIAC
9 7 (23.33%) CISM
9 7 (23.33%) EnCE
10 6 (20.00%) CCFP
10 6 (20.00%) CISA
10 6 (20.00%) Degree
10 6 (20.00%) GSNA
10 6 (20.00%) GSSP-JAVA
10 6 (20.00%) GWAPT
10 6 (20.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) EnCase
1 1 (3.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
1 4 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
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