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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 302 323 321
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 4 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.12% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.50% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 4
Average salary £75,000 £56,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -4.27%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
2627 2788 2971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.09% 23.53% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2282 2367 2669
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £77,500
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 19 December 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 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 11 (84.62%) CISSP
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (46.15%) UNIX
5 6 (46.15%) Network Security
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
6 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
7 4 (30.77%) GCIH
7 4 (30.77%) GCFA
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
7 4 (30.77%) Computer Forensics
7 4 (30.77%) CISA
8 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
8 3 (23.08%) Law
9 2 (15.38%) Advertising
9 2 (15.38%) SLA
9 2 (15.38%) SABSA
9 2 (15.38%) Linux
9 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 2 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (15.38%) GCIA
9 2 (15.38%) CNA
9 2 (15.38%) Novell Certification
9 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Law
3 2 (15.38%) Advertising
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Security Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) Information Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Product Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) SABSA
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (15.38%) Computer Security
7 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
7 2 (15.38%) Release Management
8 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
8 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
8 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.69%) Service Management
8 1 (7.69%) Network Design
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CISA
2 4 (30.77%) GCIH
2 4 (30.77%) GCFA
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (15.38%) GCIA
3 2 (15.38%) CNA
3 2 (15.38%) Novell Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) GPEN
4 1 (7.69%) OSCP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
3 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
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