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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
Rank 892 909 889
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Permanent jobs citing GCED 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.026% 0.003% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £55,000 £67,500 £135,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% -50.00%
UK excluding London average 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
30293 31046 28822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.02% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24454 24053 23409
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

GCED
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCED within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCED within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 8 £55,000 -18.51% 1
London +11 8 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Paddington - 3 £52,500 -

GCED
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GCED also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GCED.

1 12 (80.00%) CISSP
1 12 (80.00%) CISA
1 12 (80.00%) GSEC
2 9 (60.00%) Information Security
3 7 (46.67%) CISM
3 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
3 7 (46.67%) GCIH
3 7 (46.67%) GCIA
3 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (40.00%) CRISC
4 6 (40.00%) ISACA
4 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) SSCP
4 6 (40.00%) Service Management
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) ITSM
5 5 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 5 (33.33%) Password Management
5 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (33.33%) Wireless
5 5 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) GCWN
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) Information Management
5 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) Wireless Security

GCED
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GCED also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GCED. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security
2 5 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 5 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
2 4 (26.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
2 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 6 (40.00%) ITSM
4 5 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 5 (33.33%) Password Management
4 5 (33.33%) Information Management
4 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
5 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) IT Governance
6 3 (20.00%) Release Management
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (13.33%) DNA
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) CISSP
1 12 (80.00%) CISA
1 12 (80.00%) GSEC
2 7 (46.67%) GCIH
2 7 (46.67%) GCIA
2 7 (46.67%) CISM
3 6 (40.00%) SSCP
3 6 (40.00%) CRISC
3 6 (40.00%) ISACA
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) GCWN
4 5 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (26.67%) ISSAP
5 4 (26.67%) ISSEP
5 4 (26.67%) ISSMP
6 3 (20.00%) GCFA
6 3 (20.00%) GIAC
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (13.33%) CCIE
8 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Splunk
1 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
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