The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GCED qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 - 974
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing GCED 31 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% - 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% - 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 28 0 4
Median salary £60,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 - £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 - £50,650
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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21097 28876 29768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.76% 27.77% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16613 23156 23363
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GCED
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

GCED
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GCED in the UK

GCED
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCED over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GCED in the UK

GCED
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCED within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England - 31 £60,000 - 2
London - 30 £60,000 - 2
City of London - 8 £62,500 -
Feltham - 3 £51,250 -

GCED
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 with a requirement for GCED.

1 47 (92.16%) CISSP
2 44 (86.27%) Information Security
3 42 (82.35%) Incident Management
4 29 (56.86%) GCIA
5 28 (54.90%) Security Operations
6 27 (52.94%) SANS
6 27 (52.94%) Malware Analysis
6 27 (52.94%) GSEC
7 26 (50.98%) GCIH
7 26 (50.98%) Windows
7 26 (50.98%) Linux
8 25 (49.02%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (47.06%) Security Operations Centre
9 24 (47.06%) GCFA
9 24 (47.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 23 (45.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 23 (45.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (43.14%) Management Information System
11 22 (43.14%) Unix
12 21 (41.18%) CISM
12 21 (41.18%) CEH
12 21 (41.18%) Attack Monitoring
12 21 (41.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 21 (41.18%) Security Monitoring
12 21 (41.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 21 (41.18%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 21 (41.18%) Kalman Filter
12 21 (41.18%) Computer Security
13 20 (39.22%) Threat Analysis
14 19 (37.25%) GSSP-JAVA

GCED
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 19 (37.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Analyst
2 20 (39.22%) Malware Analyst
2 20 (39.22%) Monitoring Analyst
3 19 (37.25%) Architect
3 19 (37.25%) Security Architect
4 13 (25.49%) Information Architect
4 13 (25.49%) Information Security Architect
5 12 (23.53%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Security Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Applications Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Security Operations Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) SOC Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Information Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 24 (47.06%) Security Operations Centre
2 22 (43.14%) Management Information System
3 17 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (15.69%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Blog
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.96%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Linux
1 26 (50.98%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) Information Security
2 42 (82.35%) Incident Management
3 28 (54.90%) Security Operations
4 27 (52.94%) Malware Analysis
5 25 (49.02%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (45.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (45.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 21 (41.18%) Attack Monitoring
7 21 (41.18%) Computer Security
7 21 (41.18%) Kalman Filter
7 21 (41.18%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 21 (41.18%) Security Monitoring
7 21 (41.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 20 (39.22%) Threat Analysis
9 19 (37.25%) E-Commerce
9 19 (37.25%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (37.25%) SABSA
9 19 (37.25%) Security Auditing
9 19 (37.25%) SOA
10 16 (31.37%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) Java
2 17 (33.33%) C
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (92.16%) CISSP
2 29 (56.86%) GCIA
3 27 (52.94%) GSEC
3 27 (52.94%) SANS
4 26 (50.98%) GCIH
5 24 (47.06%) GCFA
6 21 (41.18%) CEH
6 21 (41.18%) CISM
7 19 (37.25%) CISA
7 19 (37.25%) GPEN
7 19 (37.25%) GPPA
7 19 (37.25%) GSNA
7 19 (37.25%) GSSP-JAVA
7 19 (37.25%) GWAPT
8 17 (33.33%) Degree
9 4 (7.84%) GIAC
10 3 (5.88%) CREST Certified
10 3 (5.88%) ECSA
11 2 (3.92%) CFCE
11 2 (3.92%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 21 (41.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.96%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Oracle
1 19 (37.25%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus & other benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago