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

GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
England > London
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 813 884
Rank change year-on-year +4 +71 +28
Permanent jobs citing GCED 6 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.009% 0.034% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.038% 0.15% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 17
London median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% -25.00% +52.38%
England median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -20.83% -25.00% +52.38%

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 15,809 16,939 19,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.88% 22.93% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11,723 12,686 16,658
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +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 August 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 August 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 -24 1 £62,500 -
GCED
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (100.00%) GCIA
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) GCIH
2 4 (66.67%) CEH
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) SANS
3 3 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) OWASP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) ECSA

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 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Storage Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (16.67%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) GCIA
2 4 (66.67%) CEH
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) GCIH
3 3 (50.00%) SANS
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) ECSA
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (16.67%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google