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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 624 637 661
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +24
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 15 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.038% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 4
Average salary £102,500 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £44,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+30.68% -26.66%
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
10707 10510 10712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.07% 25.68% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8954 8568 8571
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 - 6 £87,250 -
GCFA
England

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (72.73%) EnCE
2 20 (60.61%) GCIH
2 20 (60.61%) Information Security
3 19 (57.58%) GIAC
4 18 (54.55%) GREM
5 17 (51.52%) GCIA
6 15 (45.45%) CISSP
6 15 (45.45%) CISM
6 15 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (36.36%) SSCP
7 12 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (36.36%) Security Operations
8 11 (33.33%) CCFP
8 11 (33.33%) GPEN
8 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 10 (30.30%) Threat Analysis
10 9 (27.27%) SIEM
10 9 (27.27%) Unix
10 9 (27.27%) Digital Forensics
11 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (24.24%) Computer Security
11 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (24.24%) Windows
11 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
11 8 (24.24%) VMware
12 7 (21.21%) Investment Management
13 6 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
13 6 (18.18%) Perl
13 6 (18.18%) Python
13 6 (18.18%) Splunk

GCFA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Security Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) Security Manager
4 11 (33.33%) Information Manager
4 11 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
5 8 (24.24%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Unix Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) SOC Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Incident Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Junior Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Junior Security Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) SIEM Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) BYOD
3 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Unix
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Information Security
2 15 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (36.36%) Security Operations
3 12 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (30.30%) Threat Analysis
5 9 (27.27%) Digital Forensics
5 9 (27.27%) SIEM
6 8 (24.24%) Computer Security
6 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Investment Management
8 6 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (15.15%) E-Discovery
10 4 (12.12%) People Management
10 4 (12.12%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (6.06%) Anomaly Detection
11 2 (6.06%) Computer Forensics
11 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
11 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Perl
1 6 (18.18%) Python
2 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) EnCE
2 20 (60.61%) GCIH
3 19 (57.58%) GIAC
4 18 (54.55%) GREM
5 17 (51.52%) GCIA
6 15 (45.45%) CISM
6 15 (45.45%) CISSP
7 12 (36.36%) SSCP
8 11 (33.33%) CCFP
8 11 (33.33%) GPEN
9 4 (12.12%) CFCE
9 4 (12.12%) SANS
10 3 (9.09%) GCED
11 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
11 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
12 1 (3.03%) CCNA
12 1 (3.03%) CEH
12 1 (3.03%) CISA
12 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (3.03%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) EnCase
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
2 6 (18.18%) Splunk
3 5 (15.15%) Qualys
4 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
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