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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 600 656 664
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +8
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 24 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.027% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.11% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 3
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +57.89%
UK excluding London median salary £54,250 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
8917 11149 11420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.52% 25.32% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7480 9233 9109
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 29 September 2016.

GSEC Salary Histogram in London

GSEC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSEC within the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 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 +51 3 - -
GSEC
England

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 31 (88.57%) CISSP
2 25 (71.43%) CISM
3 24 (68.57%) Information Security
4 18 (51.43%) PCI DSS
5 16 (45.71%) OWASP
5 16 (45.71%) CISA
5 16 (45.71%) GIAC
6 14 (40.00%) ISACA
6 14 (40.00%) Retail
7 9 (25.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (25.71%) Firewall
7 9 (25.71%) Security+ Certification
7 9 (25.71%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (22.86%) SANS
8 8 (22.86%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (22.86%) Data Protection
9 7 (20.00%) Security Management
9 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (20.00%) SDLC
9 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.14%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.14%) GCIA
10 6 (17.14%) GPEN
10 6 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
11 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (14.29%) Information Security Management

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 9 (25.71%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 14 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
1 21 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Information Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Firewall Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Security Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) SOC Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Principal Security Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.71%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
1 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Information Security
2 16 (45.71%) OWASP
3 8 (22.86%) Data Protection
4 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) SDLC
4 7 (20.00%) Security Management
4 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (17.14%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
8 3 (8.57%) SIEM
9 2 (5.71%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (5.71%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 31 (88.57%) CISSP
2 25 (71.43%) CISM
3 16 (45.71%) CISA
3 16 (45.71%) GIAC
4 14 (40.00%) ISACA
5 9 (25.71%) CompTIA Security+
5 9 (25.71%) Security+ Certification
6 8 (22.86%) SANS
7 6 (17.14%) GCIA
7 6 (17.14%) GPEN
8 3 (8.57%) CEH
8 3 (8.57%) GCED
8 3 (8.57%) GCIH
8 3 (8.57%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (51.43%) PCI DSS
2 9 (25.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (11.43%) COBIT
3 4 (11.43%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Citrix
1 3 (8.57%) VMware
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