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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 303 300 311
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 1 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.010% 0.12% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.040% 0.50% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 4
Average salary £75,000 £56,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -4.27%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
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
2526 2614 2852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.95% 24.84% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2200 2207 2543
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) CISSP
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) CISA
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) GCIH
5 4 (33.33%) GCFA
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) Law
7 2 (16.67%) Advertising
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Security
7 2 (16.67%) Release Management
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
7 2 (16.67%) SABSA
8 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Law
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Information Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Product Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Security
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
6 2 (16.67%) SABSA
7 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Network Design
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
7 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 4 (33.33%) CISA
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) GCIH
2 4 (33.33%) GCFA
3 1 (8.33%) CEH
3 1 (8.33%) GPEN
3 1 (8.33%) OSCP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CNA
3 1 (8.33%) Novell Certification
3 1 (8.33%) GCIA
3 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
City of London
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