The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GSEC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 549 642 639
Rank change year-on-year +93 -3  
Permanent jobs citing GSEC 38 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.021% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.082% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 36 9 7
Median salary £62,500 £80,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.87% +73.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £79,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £87,000 £60,200
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% +5.26%  

GSEC 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 8027 10916 11111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.69% 25.68% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6501 9049 9070
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GSEC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GSEC in London

GSEC
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for GSEC in London

GSEC
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GSEC in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GSEC in London

GSEC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSEC within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
City of London - 8 £62,500 - 1
GSEC
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing GSEC 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 GSEC.

1 56 (81.16%) Information Security
2 50 (72.46%) CISSP
3 44 (63.77%) CISM
4 39 (56.52%) GIAC
5 37 (53.62%) Linux
6 31 (44.93%) CISA
6 31 (44.93%) Finance
7 30 (43.48%) Security Operations
8 29 (42.03%) Cybersecurity
9 27 (39.13%) GCED
9 27 (39.13%) Banking
9 27 (39.13%) SANS
10 26 (37.68%) SIEM
11 25 (36.23%) GCIH
12 24 (34.78%) GCIA
12 24 (34.78%) CEH
12 24 (34.78%) Malware Analysis
12 24 (34.78%) Security Operations Centre
12 24 (34.78%) Security Monitoring
13 23 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (33.33%) Unix
14 21 (30.43%) Windows
14 21 (30.43%) Management Information System
14 21 (30.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 21 (30.43%) Intrusion Detection
14 21 (30.43%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 21 (30.43%) Kalman Filter
14 21 (30.43%) Incident Management
14 21 (30.43%) Computer Security
14 21 (30.43%) Attack Monitoring

GSEC
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 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (5.80%) Firewall
2 4 (5.80%) Network Security
3 1 (1.45%) BGP
3 1 (1.45%) DHCP
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) IPsec
3 1 (1.45%) OSPF
3 1 (1.45%) SSL
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (44.93%) Finance
2 27 (39.13%) Banking
3 16 (23.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (59.42%) Analyst
2 21 (30.43%) Security Analyst
3 20 (28.99%) Malware Analyst
3 20 (28.99%) Monitoring Analyst
4 19 (27.54%) Security Engineer
5 13 (18.84%) Splunk Engineer
6 12 (17.39%) Principal Security Analyst
6 12 (17.39%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Information Security Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Head of Finance
8 4 (5.80%) Head of Information
8 4 (5.80%) Head of Information Security
8 4 (5.80%) Head of Security
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Information Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Information Security Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.90%) Technical Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Security Operations Centre
2 21 (30.43%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.59%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (5.80%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 37 (53.62%) Linux
2 23 (33.33%) Unix
3 21 (30.43%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (81.16%) Information Security
2 30 (43.48%) Security Operations
3 29 (42.03%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (37.68%) SIEM
5 24 (34.78%) Malware Analysis
5 24 (34.78%) Security Monitoring
6 23 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (30.43%) Attack Monitoring
7 21 (30.43%) Computer Security
7 21 (30.43%) Incident Management
7 21 (30.43%) Kalman Filter
7 21 (30.43%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 21 (30.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 20 (28.99%) Threat Analysis
9 16 (23.19%) OWASP
10 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
11 6 (8.70%) Identity Management
11 6 (8.70%) ITIL
11 6 (8.70%) Performance Management
11 6 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) Bourne shell
1 13 (18.84%) Korn
1 13 (18.84%) Perl
1 13 (18.84%) Python
1 13 (18.84%) Ruby
2 4 (5.80%) C
3 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (72.46%) CISSP
2 44 (63.77%) CISM
3 39 (56.52%) GIAC
4 31 (44.93%) CISA
5 27 (39.13%) GCED
5 27 (39.13%) SANS
6 25 (36.23%) GCIH
7 24 (34.78%) CEH
7 24 (34.78%) GCIA
8 19 (27.54%) GISF
9 16 (23.19%) ISACA
10 3 (4.35%) CREST Certified
10 3 (4.35%) GCFA
11 2 (2.90%) CCNA
11 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.90%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.90%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
12 1 (1.45%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (30.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 20 (28.99%) Nessus
3 19 (27.54%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (8.70%) SCCM
5 1 (1.45%) EnCase
5 1 (1.45%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.45%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) CyberArk
1 20 (28.99%) Symantec
2 19 (27.54%) Intel Security
2 19 (27.54%) Splunk
3 14 (20.29%) Qualys
4 7 (10.14%) Palo Alto
5 6 (8.70%) Aveksa
6 1 (1.45%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco
6 1 (1.45%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.45%) Rapid7
6 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.45%) Sophos
London
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Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + 10% Pension + c. 25% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £85000 - £125000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus & other benefits
Posted: 22 days ago