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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
Rank - 876 890
Permanent jobs citing GCED 0 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.027% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 10
Average salary - £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £70,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%

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
31554 29523 32759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.74% 26.97% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25319 23634 27426
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) GSEC
1 1 (100.00%) CSSLP
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture

GCED
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) IT Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) GSEC
1 1 (100.00%) CSSLP