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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
Rank 887 958 -
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -
Permanent jobs citing GCED 23 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.007% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.093% 0.027% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 0
Median salary £75,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
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
24802 29895 30684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.04% 27.29% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19900 24117 23949
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 28 September 2016 within the UK.

GCED Salary Histogram in the UK

GCED
Top 2 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 28 September 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
London +73 23 £75,000 +36.36%
England +64 23 £75,000 +36.36%

GCED
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 27 (90.00%) GCFA
2 25 (83.33%) C
3 16 (53.33%) CISSP
4 14 (46.67%) Mac OS X
4 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 14 (46.67%) Windows
4 14 (46.67%) Linux
4 14 (46.67%) Client/Server
4 14 (46.67%) CHFI
4 14 (46.67%) Open Source
4 14 (46.67%) GCIA
4 14 (46.67%) GCIH
4 14 (46.67%) CFCE
4 14 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (46.67%) Mentoring
4 14 (46.67%) GREM
4 14 (46.67%) ECIH
4 14 (46.67%) GCFE
5 13 (43.33%) GPPA
5 13 (43.33%) Security Auditing
5 13 (43.33%) SABSA
5 13 (43.33%) GSSP-JAVA
5 13 (43.33%) GWAPT
5 13 (43.33%) GPEN
5 13 (43.33%) GSNA
5 13 (43.33%) Information Security
5 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
5 13 (43.33%) Degree
5 13 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (43.33%) E-Commerce

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:

Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Consultant
1 14 (46.67%) Senior Consultant
2 13 (43.33%) Architect
2 13 (43.33%) Security Architect
3 12 (40.00%) Information Architect
3 12 (40.00%) Information Security Architect
4 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Client/Server
2 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
1 14 (46.67%) Mac OS X
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
1 14 (46.67%) Mentoring
1 14 (46.67%) Open Source
2 13 (43.33%) E-Commerce
2 13 (43.33%) Information Security
2 13 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (43.33%) SABSA
2 13 (43.33%) Security Auditing
3 11 (36.67%) Data Protection
3 11 (36.67%) Incident Management
3 11 (36.67%) SOA
3 11 (36.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.67%) Security Management
5 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) C
2 13 (43.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) GCFA
2 16 (53.33%) CISSP
3 14 (46.67%) CFCE
3 14 (46.67%) CHFI
3 14 (46.67%) ECIH
3 14 (46.67%) GCFE
3 14 (46.67%) GCIA
3 14 (46.67%) GCIH
3 14 (46.67%) GREM
4 13 (43.33%) CISA
4 13 (43.33%) Degree
4 13 (43.33%) GPEN
4 13 (43.33%) GPPA
4 13 (43.33%) GSNA
4 13 (43.33%) GSSP-JAVA
4 13 (43.33%) GWAPT
5 3 (10.00%) GSEC
6 2 (6.67%) SANS
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
1 11 (36.67%) Salesforce.com