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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
England / London
Rank 544 646 647
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +1
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 30 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.015% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.056% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 30 5 1
Median salary £65,000 £80,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +113.33%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +33.33%

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
7840 10671 10825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.52% 25.94% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6346 8943 8812
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 - 4 £62,500 -
GSEC
England

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 52 (82.54%) Information Security
2 44 (69.84%) CISSP
3 40 (63.49%) CISM
4 38 (60.32%) GIAC
5 36 (57.14%) CISA
6 27 (42.86%) Linux
7 26 (41.27%) PCI DSS
7 26 (41.27%) OWASP
8 23 (36.51%) Retail
8 23 (36.51%) ISACA
9 22 (34.92%) Finance
10 19 (30.16%) Banking
10 19 (30.16%) Cybersecurity
11 18 (28.57%) SANS
12 17 (26.98%) SIEM
13 16 (25.40%) GCED
13 16 (25.40%) Security Operations
14 15 (23.81%) Security Monitoring
14 15 (23.81%) McAfee ePO
14 15 (23.81%) Splunk
14 15 (23.81%) CyberArk
14 15 (23.81%) Malware Analysis
14 15 (23.81%) GCIA
14 15 (23.81%) GISF
14 15 (23.81%) Nessus
14 15 (23.81%) Incident Management
14 15 (23.81%) Unix
14 15 (23.81%) Symantec
14 15 (23.81%) Intel Security
15 14 (22.22%) CEH

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 13 (20.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (7.94%) Firewall
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 23 (36.51%) Retail
2 22 (34.92%) Finance
3 19 (30.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (61.90%) Analyst
2 26 (41.27%) Security Analyst
3 17 (26.98%) Security Engineer
4 16 (25.40%) Principal Security Analyst
5 13 (20.63%) Malware Analyst
5 13 (20.63%) Monitoring Analyst
6 12 (19.05%) Splunk Engineer
7 11 (17.46%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Information Security Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Information Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Information Security Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) Head of Finance
10 3 (4.76%) Head of Information
10 3 (4.76%) Head of Information Security
10 3 (4.76%) Head of Security
10 3 (4.76%) Security Consultant
11 2 (3.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 2 (3.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Management Information System
1 13 (20.63%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (6.35%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) Linux
2 15 (23.81%) Unix
3 13 (20.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (82.54%) Information Security
2 26 (41.27%) OWASP
3 19 (30.16%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (26.98%) SIEM
5 16 (25.40%) Security Operations
6 15 (23.81%) Incident Management
6 15 (23.81%) Malware Analysis
6 15 (23.81%) Security Monitoring
7 13 (20.63%) Attack Monitoring
7 13 (20.63%) Computer Security
7 13 (20.63%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (20.63%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (20.63%) Threat Analysis
7 13 (20.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.76%) Identity Management
10 3 (4.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) Bourne shell
1 12 (19.05%) Korn
1 12 (19.05%) Perl
1 12 (19.05%) Python
1 12 (19.05%) Ruby
2 3 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (69.84%) CISSP
2 40 (63.49%) CISM
3 38 (60.32%) GIAC
4 36 (57.14%) CISA
5 23 (36.51%) ISACA
6 18 (28.57%) SANS
7 16 (25.40%) GCED
8 15 (23.81%) GCIA
8 15 (23.81%) GISF
9 14 (22.22%) CEH
9 14 (22.22%) GCIH
10 4 (6.35%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (6.35%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (4.76%) GPEN
12 2 (3.17%) CCNA
12 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (3.17%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (1.59%) CHECK Team Leader
13 1 (1.59%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (41.27%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.76%) COBIT
3 3 (4.76%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) McAfee ePO
1 15 (23.81%) Nessus
2 13 (20.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) CyberArk
1 15 (23.81%) Intel Security
1 15 (23.81%) Splunk
1 15 (23.81%) Symantec
2 12 (19.05%) Qualys
3 3 (4.76%) Aveksa
3 3 (4.76%) Palo Alto
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago