Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GCED qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
England > London
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 824 780 896
Rank change year-on-year -44 +116 +7
Permanent jobs citing GCED 12 38 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.055% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.075% 0.23% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 7 36 2
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00% +57.89%
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +57.89%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16,067 16,213 21,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.00% 23.54% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12,191 12,922 17,635
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

GCED
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GCED in London

GCED
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for GCED in London

GCED
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCED in London over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for GCED in London

GCED
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCED within the London region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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
Central London -30 3 £62,500 -
GCED
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing GCED also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for GCED.

1 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 9 (75.00%) GCIH
2 9 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 9 (75.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 8 (66.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 8 (66.67%) SIEM
4 7 (58.33%) GCIA
4 7 (58.33%) SANS
4 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (50.00%) Unix
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) CISSP
5 6 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (41.67%) GSEC
6 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (33.33%) SMTP
7 4 (33.33%) DHCP
7 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) SSL
7 4 (33.33%) GPEN
7 4 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 4 (33.33%) Cyber Intelligence
7 4 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
7 4 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving

GCED
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) SMTP
2 4 (33.33%) SSL
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Storage Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 4 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (16.67%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (8.33%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 9 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 9 (75.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 8 (66.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 8 (66.67%) SIEM
4 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (33.33%) Cyber Intelligence
6 4 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
6 4 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
7 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (16.67%) Computer Security
8 2 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
8 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) Security Management
8 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) GCIH
2 7 (58.33%) GCIA
2 7 (58.33%) SANS
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
4 5 (41.67%) GSEC
5 4 (33.33%) GPEN
6 3 (25.00%) CEH
6 3 (25.00%) CISM
6 3 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (25.00%) GIAC
7 2 (16.67%) CASP
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) ECSA
7 2 (16.67%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System