The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 317 323 320
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 14 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.050% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.22% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 1
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -32.14%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +31.25%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3053 2750 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.65% 22.89% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2538 2432 2701
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
GIAC
London

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 25 (86.21%) CISSP
2 19 (65.52%) Information Security
3 18 (62.07%) Finance
4 14 (48.28%) Banking
5 12 (41.38%) CISM
5 12 (41.38%) Firewall
6 10 (34.48%) GCIH
7 9 (31.03%) Windows
7 9 (31.03%) SIEM
8 8 (27.59%) Java
8 8 (27.59%) ITIL
9 7 (24.14%) Symantec
9 7 (24.14%) Perl
9 7 (24.14%) .NET
9 7 (24.14%) ITSM
9 7 (24.14%) Service Management
9 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
9 7 (24.14%) Wireshark
9 7 (24.14%) Q1 Labs
9 7 (24.14%) Information Assurance
9 7 (24.14%) ArcSight
9 7 (24.14%) LogLogic
10 6 (20.69%) Splunk
10 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) Network Security
10 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (20.69%) Operations Management
10 6 (20.69%) Sourcefire

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) Wireshark
3 6 (20.69%) Network Security
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 14 (48.28%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Analyst
2 19 (65.52%) Security Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Security Operations Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Information Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Information Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Security Operations Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Operations Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Security Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Derivative
2 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Information Security
2 9 (31.03%) SIEM
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL
4 7 (24.14%) Service Management
4 7 (24.14%) ITSM
4 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 7 (24.14%) Information Assurance
5 6 (20.69%) Operations Management
5 6 (20.69%) Change Management
6 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
7 4 (13.79%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
9 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
9 2 (6.90%) CRAMM
9 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (6.90%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) CISSP
2 12 (41.38%) CISM
3 10 (34.48%) GCIH
4 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) CEH
6 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) CRISC
7 2 (6.90%) GPEN
7 2 (6.90%) OSCP
7 2 (6.90%) EnCE
7 2 (6.90%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) COBIT
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Snort
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) ArcSight
1 7 (24.14%) LogLogic
1 7 (24.14%) Q1 Labs
1 7 (24.14%) Symantec
2 6 (20.69%) Sourcefire
2 6 (20.69%) Splunk
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (3.45%) LogRhythm