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

GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 928 960
Rank change year-on-year +63 +32  
Permanent jobs citing GCED 9 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.041% 0.027% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 1
Median salary £62,500 £75,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +57.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £80,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary - - -

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 21844 26201 30066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.56% 26.63% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35718 44855 48776
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 £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

GCED
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GCED as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for GCED in the UK

GCED
Top 2 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 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
England +51 9 £62,500 -16.66% 2
London +34 9 £62,500 -16.66% 2

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

1 36 (90.00%) GCIA
1 36 (90.00%) Security Operations
2 34 (85.00%) Malware Analysis
3 33 (82.50%) GCIH
4 32 (80.00%) Information Security
4 32 (80.00%) CISSP
5 31 (77.50%) GSEC
5 31 (77.50%) SANS
6 29 (72.50%) Cybersecurity
6 29 (72.50%) Incident Management
7 28 (70.00%) Windows
7 28 (70.00%) Linux
7 28 (70.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 27 (67.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 27 (67.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 26 (65.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (62.50%) Management Information System
10 25 (62.50%) Unix
10 25 (62.50%) CEH
10 25 (62.50%) Security Monitoring
11 24 (60.00%) Attack Monitoring
11 24 (60.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 24 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
11 24 (60.00%) CISM
12 23 (57.50%) Threat Analysis
13 21 (52.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 21 (52.50%) Computer Security
14 12 (30.00%) GCFA
14 12 (30.00%) Finance
15 9 (22.50%) Risk Management

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 3 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (17.50%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Analyst
2 23 (57.50%) Monitoring Analyst
3 20 (50.00%) Malware Analyst
4 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 10 (25.00%) Security Analyst
6 8 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 6 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (15.00%) Security Operations Analyst
8 6 (15.00%) SOC Analyst
9 5 (12.50%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 4 (10.00%) Architect
10 4 (10.00%) Security Architect
10 4 (10.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
11 3 (7.50%) Information Architect
11 3 (7.50%) Information Security Architect
12 2 (5.00%) SIEM Analyst
13 1 (2.50%) Senior Information Analyst
13 1 (2.50%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 28 (70.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 25 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
4 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Blog
5 1 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.50%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Linux
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Security Operations
2 34 (85.00%) Malware Analysis
3 32 (80.00%) Information Security
4 29 (72.50%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (72.50%) Incident Management
5 27 (67.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 26 (65.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (62.50%) Security Monitoring
8 24 (60.00%) Attack Monitoring
8 24 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
9 23 (57.50%) Threat Analysis
10 21 (52.50%) Computer Security
10 21 (52.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 9 (22.50%) ITIL
11 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
11 9 (22.50%) SIEM
12 8 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 8 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
12 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 7 (17.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (90.00%) GCIA
2 33 (82.50%) GCIH
3 32 (80.00%) CISSP
4 31 (77.50%) GSEC
4 31 (77.50%) SANS
5 25 (62.50%) CEH
6 24 (60.00%) CISM
7 12 (30.00%) GCFA
8 8 (20.00%) GIAC
9 7 (17.50%) CREST Certified
10 5 (12.50%) Degree
11 4 (10.00%) CISA
11 4 (10.00%) GPEN
11 4 (10.00%) GPPA
11 4 (10.00%) GSNA
11 4 (10.00%) GSSP-JAVA
11 4 (10.00%) GWAPT
12 3 (7.50%) ECSA
13 1 (2.50%) CFCE
13 1 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 24 (60.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (5.00%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
1 4 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago