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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 632 659 690
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +31
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 8 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.030% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.079% 0.11% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 1
Median salary £82,500 £46,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+79.34% -31.85%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.06%
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
10085 11378 12997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.03% 25.98% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8390 9299 10555
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 £32,943 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 May 2016.

GSEC Salary Histogram in London

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) CISSP
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 8 (53.33%) GCIH
3 8 (53.33%) GISF
3 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) SIEM
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (53.33%) SDLC
3 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (40.00%) CISM
5 5 (33.33%) GIAC
6 4 (26.67%) Retail
6 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
6 4 (26.67%) ISACA
7 2 (13.33%) CEH
7 2 (13.33%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
8 1 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (6.67%) Reinsurance
8 1 (6.67%) Threat Management
8 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat

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:

General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) IT Manager
2 4 (26.67%) IT Security Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Information Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.67%) Reinsurance
2 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) SDLC
2 8 (53.33%) SIEM
2 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (6.67%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (6.67%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (53.33%) GCIH
2 8 (53.33%) GISF
3 6 (40.00%) CISM
4 5 (33.33%) GIAC
5 4 (26.67%) ISACA
6 2 (13.33%) CEH
6 2 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (13.33%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (6.67%) CISA
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (6.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Citrix
1 8 (53.33%) VMware