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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
England / London
Rank 552 627 639
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +12
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 27 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.047% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 3
Median salary £65,000 £77,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,648 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -

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
7988 10613 10483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.86% 26.42% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6473 8817 8568
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GSEC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing GSEC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

GSEC Salary Histogram in London

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing GSEC 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 GSEC.

1 45 (80.36%) Information Security
2 39 (69.64%) CISSP
2 39 (69.64%) GIAC
3 37 (66.07%) CISA
4 36 (64.29%) CISM
5 30 (53.57%) PCI DSS
5 30 (53.57%) OWASP
6 26 (46.43%) Retail
6 26 (46.43%) ISACA
7 14 (25.00%) Linux
8 13 (23.21%) Finance
9 12 (21.43%) GISF
9 12 (21.43%) Nessus
9 12 (21.43%) Banking
9 12 (21.43%) Symantec
9 12 (21.43%) Intel Security
9 12 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (21.43%) Splunk
9 12 (21.43%) SIEM
9 12 (21.43%) Cyber-Ark
9 12 (21.43%) SANS
10 10 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
10 10 (17.86%) Data Protection
10 10 (17.86%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (16.07%) Qualys
11 9 (16.07%) Ruby
11 9 (16.07%) Korn
11 9 (16.07%) Bourne shell
11 9 (16.07%) GCIA

GSEC
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 8 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 26 (46.43%) Retail
2 13 (23.21%) Finance
3 12 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Analyst
2 32 (57.14%) Security Analyst
3 16 (28.57%) Principal Security Analyst
4 13 (23.21%) Security Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Splunk Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Information Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Firewall Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) SOC Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Malware Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Monitoring Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Security Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Head of Finance
9 3 (5.36%) Head of Information
9 3 (5.36%) Information Security Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (80.36%) Information Security
2 30 (53.57%) OWASP
3 12 (21.43%) SIEM
4 10 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (17.86%) Data Protection
4 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
5 9 (16.07%) Malware Analysis
6 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 8 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 6 (10.71%) Security Management
8 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.14%) Attack Monitoring
9 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (7.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 4 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (7.14%) SDLC
9 4 (7.14%) Security Architecture
9 4 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (7.14%) Threat Analysis
9 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) Bourne shell
1 9 (16.07%) Korn
1 9 (16.07%) Perl
1 9 (16.07%) Python
1 9 (16.07%) Ruby
2 3 (5.36%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (69.64%) CISSP
1 39 (69.64%) GIAC
2 37 (66.07%) CISA
3 36 (64.29%) CISM
4 26 (46.43%) ISACA
5 12 (21.43%) GISF
5 12 (21.43%) SANS
6 9 (16.07%) GCIA
7 7 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (12.50%) GCED
7 7 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (8.93%) CEH
8 5 (8.93%) GPEN
9 4 (7.14%) GCIH
10 1 (1.79%) CCNA
10 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (53.57%) PCI DSS
2 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.14%) COBIT
3 4 (7.14%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
1 12 (21.43%) Nessus
2 4 (7.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (5.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Cyber-Ark
1 12 (21.43%) Intel Security
1 12 (21.43%) Splunk
1 12 (21.43%) Symantec
2 9 (16.07%) Qualys
3 3 (5.36%) Aveksa
3 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
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