The table below looks at the statistics for GSEC in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSEC over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 610 608 611
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 3 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.012% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.028% 0.047% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 7
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary - £56,000 -
GSEC
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
10618 10678 11832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.59% 25.27% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8680 8532 9953
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
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% -

GSEC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSEC across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GSEC Jobs Demand Trend in London

GSEC
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSEC across the London region.

GSEC Salary Trend in London

GSEC
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSEC across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

GSEC Salary Histogram in London

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing GSEC 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 GSEC.

1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) CISA
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) COBIT
3 3 (50.00%) CEH
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) SSCP
4 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) GCIA
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Qualys
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS

GSEC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing GSEC 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 GSEC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) IT Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) CISA
3 3 (50.00%) CEH
3 3 (50.00%) SSCP
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) GCIA
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) OSCP
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) GCIH
5 1 (16.67%) GIAC
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (66.67%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee
1 2 (33.33%) Qualys
2 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
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