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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 602 610 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.012% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.056% 0.046% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.00%
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
10624 10788 11980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.71% 25.24% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8696 8600 10084
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
City of London - 1 £75,000 - 1
GCFA
England

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (94.12%) GCIH
2 13 (76.47%) GIAC
3 11 (64.71%) CISSP
4 10 (58.82%) UNIX
5 9 (52.94%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) CISA
5 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Degree
6 7 (41.18%) Computer Forensics
6 7 (41.18%) Information Security
6 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (29.41%) Network Security
7 5 (29.41%) GCIA
7 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
8 4 (23.53%) SLA
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) SIEM
9 3 (17.65%) Computer Security
9 3 (17.65%) CEH
9 3 (17.65%) Advertising
10 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
10 2 (11.76%) CISM
10 2 (11.76%) Perl
10 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
11 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
11 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
11 1 (5.88%) EnCE
11 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security

GCFA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) UNIX
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Information Security
2 7 (41.18%) Computer Forensics
2 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (23.53%) SIEM
4 3 (17.65%) Computer Security
5 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) GCIH
2 13 (76.47%) GIAC
3 11 (64.71%) CISSP
4 9 (52.94%) CISA
5 7 (41.18%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) GCIA
7 3 (17.65%) CEH
8 2 (11.76%) CISM
9 1 (5.88%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago