The table below looks at the statistics for GCFW in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCFW over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Firewall Analyst (GCFW)
Rank - 870 -
Permanent jobs citing GCFW 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.001% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.003% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £150,000 -
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
31691 29544 33416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.18% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24541 23973 28364
Average salary £44,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

GCFW
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCFW within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCFW Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCFW
Salary Trend

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

GCFW Salary Trend in the UK

GCFW
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GCFW 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 GCFW.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) GCIA
1 2 (100.00%) GCWN
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Trend Micro
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

GCFW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GCFW 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 GCFW. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) GCIA
1 2 (100.00%) GCWN
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Trend Micro
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago