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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 630 655 694
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +39
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 15 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.053% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 4
Median salary £80,000 £90,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £67,250
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £100,000 £107,250
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £46,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+83.78% +23.33%
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
9694 11372 12788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.23% 25.74% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8151 9269 10295
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,858 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 June 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 28 June 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 - 3 £65,000 -
GCFA
England

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 22 (78.57%) GCIA
1 22 (78.57%) GREM
2 20 (71.43%) Information Security
3 19 (67.86%) CISSP
4 15 (53.57%) GPEN
5 14 (50.00%) EnCE
5 14 (50.00%) CISM
6 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
6 13 (46.43%) SSCP
6 13 (46.43%) GCIH
6 13 (46.43%) CCFP
7 11 (39.29%) Investment Management
8 9 (32.14%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (21.43%) GIAC
9 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (17.86%) CFCE
10 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
10 5 (17.86%) GCED
10 5 (17.86%) Malware Analysis
11 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
11 4 (14.29%) GCFE
11 4 (14.29%) Finance
11 4 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
11 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (10.71%) Computer Security
12 3 (10.71%) Network Security
12 3 (10.71%) Snort
12 3 (10.71%) CHFI
12 3 (10.71%) Anomaly Detection

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (10.71%) Network Security
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) Intranet
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 13 (46.43%) Information Manager
2 13 (46.43%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Information Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Forensic Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
1 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Information Security
2 11 (39.29%) Investment Management
3 9 (32.14%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.86%) Malware Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Anomaly Detection
6 3 (10.71%) Computer Security
6 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) Security Operations
6 3 (10.71%) SIEM
6 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (7.14%) Compliance Audit
7 2 (7.14%) People Management
7 2 (7.14%) SABSA
7 2 (7.14%) Security Auditing
7 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
2 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) GCIA
1 22 (78.57%) GREM
2 19 (67.86%) CISSP
3 15 (53.57%) GPEN
4 14 (50.00%) CISM
4 14 (50.00%) EnCE
5 13 (46.43%) CCFP
5 13 (46.43%) GCIH
5 13 (46.43%) SSCP
6 6 (21.43%) GIAC
7 5 (17.86%) CFCE
7 5 (17.86%) GCED
8 4 (14.29%) GCFE
9 3 (10.71%) CHFI
9 3 (10.71%) CREST Certified
9 3 (10.71%) ECIH
10 2 (7.14%) CISA
10 2 (7.14%) Degree
10 2 (7.14%) GSNA
10 2 (7.14%) GWAPT
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) EnCase
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