The first table below looks at the demand for GCWN in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCWN over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Windows Security Administrator (GCWN)
Rank - 875 -
Permanent jobs citing GCWN 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.013% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary - £60,000 -
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31805 29645 33019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.25% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24911 23846 28317
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GCWN
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GCWN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCWN
Salary Trend

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

GCWN Salary Trend in the UK

GCWN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GCWN 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 GCWN.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) GCFW
1 4 (100.00%) GCIA
2 2 (50.00%) GSEC
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Trend Micro
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) GWAPT
2 2 (50.00%) GPEN
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

GCWN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GCWN 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 GCWN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) GCFW
1 4 (100.00%) GCIA
2 2 (50.00%) GSEC
2 2 (50.00%) GWAPT
2 2 (50.00%) GPEN
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Trend Micro