The table below looks at the statistics for GCED in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCED over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
UK
Rank 836 944 -
Rank change year-on-year
+108 -
Permanent jobs citing GCED 20 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.001% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.096% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 0
Median salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20809 28209 29028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.77% 27.94% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16436 22577 23141
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GCED
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GCED as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

GCED Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCED
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCED within the UK.

GCED Salary Trend in the UK

GCED
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCED over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 within the UK.

GCED Salary Histogram in the UK

GCED
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCED within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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
England +117 20 £62,500 -
London - 19 £62,500 -
City of London - 4 £62,500 -

GCED
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing GCED also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GCED.

1 43 (87.76%) CISSP
2 40 (81.63%) Information Security
3 39 (79.59%) Incident Management
4 34 (69.39%) GCFA
5 30 (61.22%) C
6 27 (55.10%) Java
6 27 (55.10%) Oracle
6 27 (55.10%) E-Commerce
6 27 (55.10%) SOA
6 27 (55.10%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (55.10%) CISA
6 27 (55.10%) GSNA
6 27 (55.10%) Penetration Testing
6 27 (55.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 27 (55.10%) GWAPT
6 27 (55.10%) GPEN
6 27 (55.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 27 (55.10%) Oracle Database
6 27 (55.10%) SABSA
6 27 (55.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 27 (55.10%) GSSP-JAVA
6 27 (55.10%) Security Auditing
6 27 (55.10%) GPPA
7 25 (51.02%) Degree
7 25 (51.02%) Computer Science
8 24 (48.98%) Data Protection
9 19 (38.78%) GCIA
9 19 (38.78%) Windows
9 19 (38.78%) Linux
9 19 (38.78%) GCIH

GCED
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 27 (55.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 27 (55.10%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (55.10%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Architect
1 27 (55.10%) Security Architect
2 20 (40.82%) Information Architect
2 20 (40.82%) Information Security Architect
3 13 (26.53%) Analyst
4 12 (24.49%) Malware Analyst
4 12 (24.49%) Monitoring Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) IT Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (51.02%) Computer Science
2 13 (26.53%) Management Information System
3 12 (24.49%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (12.24%) Client/Server
5 4 (8.16%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Linux
1 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Unix
3 6 (12.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Information Security
2 39 (79.59%) Incident Management
3 27 (55.10%) E-Commerce
3 27 (55.10%) Penetration Testing
3 27 (55.10%) SABSA
3 27 (55.10%) Security Auditing
3 27 (55.10%) SOA
3 27 (55.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 24 (48.98%) Data Protection
5 18 (36.73%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (26.53%) Security Operations
7 12 (24.49%) Attack Monitoring
7 12 (24.49%) Computer Security
7 12 (24.49%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (24.49%) Malware Analysis
7 12 (24.49%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 12 (24.49%) Security Monitoring
7 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (24.49%) Threat Analysis
7 12 (24.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) C
2 27 (55.10%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (87.76%) CISSP
2 34 (69.39%) GCFA
3 27 (55.10%) CISA
3 27 (55.10%) GPEN
3 27 (55.10%) GPPA
3 27 (55.10%) GSNA
3 27 (55.10%) GSSP-JAVA
3 27 (55.10%) GWAPT
4 25 (51.02%) Degree
5 19 (38.78%) GCIA
5 19 (38.78%) GCIH
6 15 (30.61%) GSEC
6 15 (30.61%) SANS
7 12 (24.49%) CEH
7 12 (24.49%) CISM
8 7 (14.29%) CFCE
8 7 (14.29%) GREM
9 6 (12.24%) CHFI
9 6 (12.24%) ECIH
9 6 (12.24%) GCFE
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.04%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Oracle
1 27 (55.10%) Salesforce.com