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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 302 326 328
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 12 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.041% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 8
Average salary £60,000 £110,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +120.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £71,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £145,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
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
2718 2651 3088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.77% 21.83% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2305 2771
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 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 22 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 19 (86.36%) Information Security
2 18 (81.82%) CISSP
3 11 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (45.45%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Network Security
6 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
6 7 (31.82%) Banking
7 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (27.27%) GCIH
8 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
8 5 (22.73%) Law
8 5 (22.73%) UNIX
8 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (18.18%) Java
9 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 4 (18.18%) Service Management
9 4 (18.18%) CISA
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.64%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
10 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 3 (13.64%) Sourcefire
10 3 (13.64%) Snort
10 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
10 3 (13.64%) GCFA
10 3 (13.64%) CISM
10 3 (13.64%) Change Management
10 3 (13.64%) ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 22 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) Network Security
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
5 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Law
4 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Security Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Information Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Security Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Information Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Product Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Derivative
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Information Security
2 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
3 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITSM
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Operations Management
5 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
5 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) SIEM
6 2 (9.09%) Computer Security
6 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) CISSP
2 6 (27.27%) GCIH
3 4 (18.18%) CISA
4 3 (13.64%) GCFA
4 3 (13.64%) CISM
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) EnCE
5 2 (9.09%) CNA
5 2 (9.09%) Novell Certification
5 2 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (9.09%) CEH
5 2 (9.09%) GCIA
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) GPEN
6 1 (4.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Sourcefire
1 3 (13.64%) Symantec
1 3 (13.64%) Splunk
1 3 (13.64%) ArcSight
1 3 (13.64%) LogLogic
1 3 (13.64%) Q1 Labs
2 1 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
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