Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GCED qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1154 1163 1281
Rank change year-on-year +9 +118 +28
Permanent jobs citing GCED 9 44 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.025% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.022% 0.094% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 9 47 8
England median annual salary £57,500 £75,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% +36.36% -16.98%
10th Percentile £50,000 £52,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £85,000 £78,625
UK median annual salary £57,500 £75,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -23.33% +36.36% -16.98%

GCED is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40419 46620 56282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.95% 26.11% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 31288 37668 45222
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

GCED
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GCED as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GCED in England

GCED
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCED in England.

Salary trend for GCED in England

GCED
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCED in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GCED in England

GCED
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCED within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -31 9 £57,500 -23.33%
GCED
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for GCED.

1 8 (88.89%) GCIA
1 8 (88.89%) GCIH
2 7 (77.78%) GCFA
2 7 (77.78%) GSEC
2 7 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (77.78%) Malware Analysis
2 7 (77.78%) SANS
3 6 (66.67%) Behavioural Analytics
3 6 (66.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (66.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 6 (66.67%) Analytics
3 6 (66.67%) CREST Certified
3 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 6 (66.67%) SIEM
3 6 (66.67%) GIAC
3 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (66.67%) Service Management
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (22.22%) Information Security
7 2 (22.22%) Intel
7 2 (22.22%) CISSP
7 2 (22.22%) CEH
7 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment

GCED
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Security Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Senior Security Analyst
3 6 (66.67%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SOC Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Fintech
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (77.78%) Malware Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 6 (66.67%) Behavioural Analytics
2 6 (66.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) SIEM
2 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (66.67%) Threat Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) SABSA
5 1 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) GCIA
1 8 (88.89%) GCIH
2 7 (77.78%) GCFA
2 7 (77.78%) GSEC
2 7 (77.78%) SANS
3 6 (66.67%) CREST Certified
3 6 (66.67%) GIAC
4 2 (22.22%) CEH
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
5 1 (11.11%) CISA
5 1 (11.11%) CISM
5 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) GPEN
5 1 (11.11%) GPPA
5 1 (11.11%) GSNA
5 1 (11.11%) GSSP-JAVA
5 1 (11.11%) GWAPT
5 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CSIRT
1 1 (11.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Intel
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com