The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 307 322 325
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 11 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.098% 0.042% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 8
Average salary £60,000 £110,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +104.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £71,000 £42,100
10% offered a salary of more than £86,250 £145,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +8.42%
GIAC
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2786 2551 3208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.86% 21.41% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2297 2241 2880
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GIAC
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the City of London region.

GIAC Salary Trend in the City of London

GIAC
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

GIAC Salary Histogram in the City of London

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing GIAC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIAC.

1 28 (84.85%) CISSP
2 25 (75.76%) Information Security
3 16 (48.48%) Firewall
4 15 (45.45%) Finance
5 14 (42.42%) Windows
6 12 (36.36%) GCIH
6 12 (36.36%) Banking
7 10 (30.30%) Network Security
8 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
8 9 (27.27%) CISM
9 8 (24.24%) Service Management
9 8 (24.24%) Java
9 8 (24.24%) ITIL
9 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (24.24%) SIEM
10 7 (21.21%) Q1 Labs
10 7 (21.21%) ArcSight
10 7 (21.21%) LogLogic
10 7 (21.21%) Information Assurance
10 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
10 7 (21.21%) Wireshark
10 7 (21.21%) ITSM
10 7 (21.21%) Perl
10 7 (21.21%) .NET
10 7 (21.21%) Symantec
11 6 (18.18%) Change Management
11 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
11 6 (18.18%) Sourcefire
11 6 (18.18%) Snort

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing GIAC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIAC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) Network Security
3 7 (21.21%) Wireshark
4 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Law
4 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Security Analyst
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Security Operations Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Operations Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Information Security Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Information Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Security Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Security Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Information Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Information Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Product Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Security Operations Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Operations Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Derivative
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Information Security
2 8 (24.24%) Service Management
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) SIEM
3 7 (21.21%) Information Assurance
3 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.21%) ITSM
4 6 (18.18%) Change Management
4 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 6 (18.18%) Operations Management
5 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (12.12%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (6.06%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (84.85%) CISSP
2 12 (36.36%) GCIH
3 9 (27.27%) CISM
4 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) CEH
6 3 (9.09%) Degree
6 3 (9.09%) CISA
7 2 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (6.06%) GCIA
7 2 (6.06%) GCFA
7 2 (6.06%) CNA
7 2 (6.06%) Novell Certification
7 2 (6.06%) GPEN
7 2 (6.06%) OSCP
7 2 (6.06%) EnCE
8 1 (3.03%) CCNP
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Q1 Labs
1 7 (21.21%) ArcSight
1 7 (21.21%) LogLogic
1 7 (21.21%) Symantec
2 6 (18.18%) Sourcefire
2 6 (18.18%) Splunk
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 27 days ago