Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 798 778 893
Rank change year-on-year -20 +115 -
Permanent jobs citing GCED 12 48 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.069% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.076% 0.29% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 8 51 2
London median annual salary £57,500 £75,000 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% -1.64% -
10th Percentile £51,575 £55,000 £72,625
90th Percentile £71,375 £85,000 £80,875
England median annual salary £57,500 £75,000 £76,250
% change year-on-year -23.33% -1.64% -

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 15,755 16,785 22,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.42% 23.96% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12,399 13,665 18,115
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -31 2 - -
GCED
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 11 (91.67%) GCIH
1 11 (91.67%) SIEM
1 11 (91.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Threat Intelligence
2 10 (83.33%) SANS
3 9 (75.00%) Security Operations
3 9 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (66.67%) Information Security
4 8 (66.67%) GSEC
5 7 (58.33%) GCIA
5 7 (58.33%) GIAC
5 7 (58.33%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (41.67%) Unix
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (33.33%) Service Management
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
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%) CISSP
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
7 4 (33.33%) GCFA
7 4 (33.33%) Analytics
7 4 (33.33%) GPEN

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 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 4 (33.33%) SMTP
2 4 (33.33%) SSL
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 4 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (16.67%) Fintech
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SIEM
1 11 (91.67%) Threat Intelligence
2 9 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (75.00%) Security Operations
3 8 (66.67%) Information Security
4 7 (58.33%) Malware Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (33.33%) Analytics
6 4 (33.33%) Behavioural Analytics
6 4 (33.33%) Cyber Intelligence
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 4 (33.33%) Service Management
6 4 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (16.67%) Presales
8 2 (16.67%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) GCIH
2 10 (83.33%) SANS
3 8 (66.67%) GSEC
4 7 (58.33%) GCIA
4 7 (58.33%) GIAC
5 4 (33.33%) CISSP
5 4 (33.33%) CREST Certified
5 4 (33.33%) GCFA
5 4 (33.33%) GPEN
6 2 (16.67%) CASP
6 2 (16.67%) CISM
6 2 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) GISF
7 1 (8.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Intel