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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Rank 602 655 673
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +18
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 18 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.054% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 6
Median salary £80,000 £90,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £100,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £48,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+74.35% +30.00%
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
9453 11213 12230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.99% 25.22% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7939 9120 9811
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 £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 (81.48%) GCIA
1 22 (81.48%) GREM
2 16 (59.26%) GCIH
2 16 (59.26%) Information Security
3 15 (55.56%) CISSP
4 12 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (40.74%) GPEN
6 10 (37.04%) EnCE
6 10 (37.04%) CISM
7 9 (33.33%) SSCP
7 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 9 (33.33%) Investment Management
7 9 (33.33%) CFCE
7 9 (33.33%) GCED
7 9 (33.33%) CCFP
8 8 (29.63%) GCFE
9 7 (25.93%) ECIH
9 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
9 7 (25.93%) Open Source
9 7 (25.93%) CHFI
9 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
9 7 (25.93%) Client/Server
9 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
9 7 (25.93%) C
9 7 (25.93%) Windows
9 7 (25.93%) Linux
10 6 (22.22%) GIAC
10 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (18.52%) Malware Analysis
12 4 (14.81%) Reverse Engineering

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 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Security Manager
2 9 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 9 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (25.93%) Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Information Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
1 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Information Security
2 12 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.93%) Open Source
5 5 (18.52%) Malware Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Anomaly Detection
8 2 (7.41%) Compliance Audit
8 2 (7.41%) Computer Security
8 2 (7.41%) SABSA
8 2 (7.41%) Security Auditing
8 2 (7.41%) Security Operations
8 2 (7.41%) SIEM
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Threat Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C
2 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) GCIA
1 22 (81.48%) GREM
2 16 (59.26%) GCIH
3 15 (55.56%) CISSP
4 11 (40.74%) GPEN
5 10 (37.04%) CISM
5 10 (37.04%) EnCE
6 9 (33.33%) CCFP
6 9 (33.33%) CFCE
6 9 (33.33%) GCED
6 9 (33.33%) SSCP
7 8 (29.63%) GCFE
8 7 (25.93%) CHFI
8 7 (25.93%) ECIH
9 6 (22.22%) GIAC
10 3 (11.11%) CREST Certified
11 2 (7.41%) GPPA
11 2 (7.41%) GSNA
11 2 (7.41%) GSSP-JAVA
11 2 (7.41%) SANS
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) EnCase
1 1 (3.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
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