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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 580 644 660
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +16
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 32 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.021% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.080% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 32 1 4
Median salary £65,000 £77,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +34.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £77,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £77,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year
-7.61% -
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
8628 11293 11524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.46% 26.01% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6952 9165 9413
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 £30,500 £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 8 December 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 8 December 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 - 2 £62,500 -
GSEC
England

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 40 (72.73%) CISSP
1 40 (72.73%) Information Security
2 34 (61.82%) GIAC
3 33 (60.00%) CISA
3 33 (60.00%) CISM
4 30 (54.55%) PCI DSS
4 30 (54.55%) OWASP
5 26 (47.27%) ISACA
5 26 (47.27%) Retail
6 12 (21.82%) Data Protection
6 12 (21.82%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (21.82%) Firewall
7 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 11 (20.00%) SANS
8 10 (18.18%) Security Management
9 9 (16.36%) Finance
9 9 (16.36%) Security+ Certification
9 9 (16.36%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (14.55%) SIEM
10 8 (14.55%) GISF
10 8 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (12.73%) Nessus
11 7 (12.73%) Banking
11 7 (12.73%) Symantec
11 7 (12.73%) Intel Security
11 7 (12.73%) Splunk
11 7 (12.73%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (12.73%) Cyber-Ark
12 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills

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 12 (21.82%) Firewall
2 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
General
1 26 (47.27%) Retail
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 7 (12.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) Analyst
1 34 (61.82%) Security Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Principal Security Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Information Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Firewall Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Security Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) SOC Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Security Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Splunk Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Head of Finance
7 3 (5.45%) Head of Information
7 3 (5.45%) Head of Information Security
7 3 (5.45%) Head of Security
8 2 (3.64%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) Information Security
2 30 (54.55%) OWASP
3 12 (21.82%) Data Protection
4 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (18.18%) Security Management
6 8 (14.55%) SIEM
7 7 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (10.91%) ITIL
8 6 (10.91%) ITIL V3
8 6 (10.91%) Malware Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) Security Architecture
9 5 (9.09%) Information Security Management
9 5 (9.09%) SDLC
9 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
10 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (7.27%) Security Operations
11 3 (5.45%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Bourne shell
1 4 (7.27%) Korn
1 4 (7.27%) Perl
1 4 (7.27%) Python
1 4 (7.27%) Ruby
2 3 (5.45%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (72.73%) CISSP
2 34 (61.82%) GIAC
3 33 (60.00%) CISA
3 33 (60.00%) CISM
4 26 (47.27%) ISACA
5 11 (20.00%) SANS
6 9 (16.36%) CompTIA Security+
6 9 (16.36%) Security+ Certification
7 8 (14.55%) GISF
8 6 (10.91%) GCED
8 6 (10.91%) GCIA
8 6 (10.91%) GPEN
9 2 (3.64%) CEH
10 1 (1.82%) CCNA
10 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.82%) GCIH
10 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (54.55%) PCI DSS
2 8 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.27%) COBIT
3 4 (7.27%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (12.73%) Nessus
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Cyber-Ark
1 7 (12.73%) Intel Security
1 7 (12.73%) Splunk
1 7 (12.73%) Symantec
2 4 (7.27%) Qualys
3 3 (5.45%) Aveksa
3 3 (5.45%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
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