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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 644 672
Rank change year-on-year +41 +28  
Permanent jobs citing GCED 11 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.010% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.041% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 3
Median salary £62,500 £77,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.35% +63.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £51,100
UK excluding London median salary - - £47,500

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8427 9798 11629
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.09% 24.37% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6497 8214 9476
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

GCED
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Feltham - 1 £55,000 -
GCED
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 London region with a requirement for GCED.

1 35 (89.74%) GCIA
1 35 (89.74%) Security Operations
2 34 (87.18%) Malware Analysis
3 32 (82.05%) GCIH
4 31 (79.49%) GSEC
4 31 (79.49%) CISSP
4 31 (79.49%) Information Security
4 31 (79.49%) SANS
5 29 (74.36%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (74.36%) Incident Management
6 28 (71.79%) Security Operations Centre
7 27 (69.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 27 (69.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 27 (69.23%) Windows
7 27 (69.23%) Linux
8 26 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (64.10%) CEH
9 25 (64.10%) Security Monitoring
10 24 (61.54%) Attack Monitoring
10 24 (61.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 24 (61.54%) Kalman Filter
10 24 (61.54%) CISM
10 24 (61.54%) Management Information System
10 24 (61.54%) Unix
11 23 (58.97%) Threat Analysis
12 21 (53.85%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 21 (53.85%) Computer Security
13 12 (30.77%) Finance
14 11 (28.21%) GCFA
15 9 (23.08%) SIEM

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (69.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (17.95%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Analyst
2 23 (58.97%) Monitoring Analyst
3 20 (51.28%) Malware Analyst
4 12 (30.77%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 10 (25.64%) Security Analyst
6 8 (20.51%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (20.51%) Senior Security Analyst
7 7 (17.95%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 6 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (15.38%) Security Operations Analyst
8 6 (15.38%) SOC Analyst
9 5 (12.82%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 4 (10.26%) Architect
10 4 (10.26%) Security Architect
10 4 (10.26%) Senior Operations Analyst
11 3 (7.69%) Information Architect
11 3 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
12 2 (5.13%) SIEM Analyst
13 1 (2.56%) Broadcast Analyst
13 1 (2.56%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 28 (71.79%) Security Operations Centre
2 24 (61.54%) Management Information System
3 8 (20.51%) Cyber Attack
4 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Blog
6 1 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Linux
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Security Operations
2 34 (87.18%) Malware Analysis
3 31 (79.49%) Information Security
4 29 (74.36%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (74.36%) Incident Management
5 27 (69.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 26 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (64.10%) Security Monitoring
8 24 (61.54%) Attack Monitoring
8 24 (61.54%) Kalman Filter
9 23 (58.97%) Threat Analysis
10 21 (53.85%) Computer Security
10 21 (53.85%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 9 (23.08%) ITIL
11 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
11 9 (23.08%) SIEM
12 8 (20.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 7 (17.95%) Analytics
13 7 (17.95%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 7 (17.95%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (89.74%) GCIA
2 32 (82.05%) GCIH
3 31 (79.49%) CISSP
3 31 (79.49%) GSEC
3 31 (79.49%) SANS
4 25 (64.10%) CEH
5 24 (61.54%) CISM
6 11 (28.21%) GCFA
7 7 (17.95%) CREST Certified
7 7 (17.95%) GIAC
8 4 (10.26%) CISA
8 4 (10.26%) Degree
8 4 (10.26%) GPEN
8 4 (10.26%) GPPA
8 4 (10.26%) GSNA
8 4 (10.26%) GSSP-JAVA
8 4 (10.26%) GWAPT
9 3 (7.69%) ECSA
10 1 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (2.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 24 (61.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.56%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
1 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago