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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 222 253 322
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +69
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 14 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.15% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 0.59% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 5
Median salary £61,750 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £61,750 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £77,500 £108,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £56,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.19% +18.94%
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
1281 1691 2668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.09% 24.91% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1467 2295
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

GIAC Salary Histogram in the City of London

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 23 (74.19%) CISSP
2 22 (70.97%) Information Security
3 15 (48.39%) SANS
4 12 (38.71%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (35.48%) Network Security
5 11 (35.48%) Information Assurance
6 10 (32.26%) GCIH
6 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
7 9 (29.03%) CISM
7 9 (29.03%) Firewall
7 9 (29.03%) CEH
7 9 (29.03%) SIEM
8 8 (25.81%) Security Operations
8 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (22.58%) Malware Analysis
9 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
10 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (19.35%) GCIA
10 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
10 6 (19.35%) Linux
10 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
11 5 (16.13%) Security Management
11 5 (16.13%) Degree
11 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
12 4 (12.90%) Protective Monitoring
12 4 (12.90%) Kalman Filter

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Network Security
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall
3 7 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.68%) Wireless
5 3 (9.68%) Wireless Security
6 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 2 (6.45%) LDAP
7 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.23%) FCoE
7 1 (3.23%) MPLS
7 1 (3.23%) SNMP
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Law
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
1 11 (35.48%) Security Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Information Security Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) Information Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) Operations Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Security Operations Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Security Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Security Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Information Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) SIEM Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Identity Management Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) IT Security Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) J2EE
1 2 (6.45%) RESTful
1 2 (6.45%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.90%) Smart Meter
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Information Security
2 12 (38.71%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (35.48%) Information Assurance
4 9 (29.03%) SIEM
5 8 (25.81%) Security Operations
6 7 (22.58%) Malware Analysis
6 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
7 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
7 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
7 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (16.13%) Security Management
9 4 (12.90%) Digital Forensics
9 4 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (12.90%) Protective Monitoring
10 3 (9.68%) Compliance Audit
10 3 (9.68%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (9.68%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) CISSP
2 15 (48.39%) SANS
3 10 (32.26%) GCIH
4 9 (29.03%) CEH
4 9 (29.03%) CISM
5 6 (19.35%) GCIA
6 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (12.90%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (9.68%) CFCE
8 3 (9.68%) GCFA
8 3 (9.68%) GREM
9 2 (6.45%) CCNA
9 2 (6.45%) CISA
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
9 2 (6.45%) GSEC
9 2 (6.45%) ISSAP
9 2 (6.45%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.45%) QA
4 1 (3.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
2 1 (3.23%) Samba
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nessus
1 2 (6.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (6.45%) QRadar
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) FireEye
4 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.23%) VMware