The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for GCFA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
London / City of London
Rank - 262 -
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.071% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Median salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £55,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -38.18% +18.91%  

GCFA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1242 1748 2608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.78% 24.92% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1559 2193
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GCFA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing GCFA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for GCFA in the City of London

GCFA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCFA in the City of London.

Salary trend for GCFA in the City of London

GCFA
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing GCFA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for GCFA.

1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) CFCE
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) GREM
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SANS
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring

GCFA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CFCE
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) GREM
1 1 (100.00%) SANS