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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 325 321 328
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 11 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.050% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.23% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 1
Average salary £65,000 £61,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% -12.14%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +37.50%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3071 2656 3046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.01% 22.29% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2520 2342 2761
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 27 (84.38%) CISSP
2 21 (65.63%) Information Security
3 19 (59.38%) Finance
4 14 (43.75%) Banking
5 13 (40.63%) Firewall
6 12 (37.50%) CISM
7 11 (34.38%) Windows
8 10 (31.25%) GCIH
9 9 (28.13%) Java
9 9 (28.13%) SIEM
10 8 (25.00%) ITIL
10 8 (25.00%) Service Management
11 7 (21.88%) ITSM
11 7 (21.88%) Perl
11 7 (21.88%) .NET
11 7 (21.88%) Symantec
11 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
11 7 (21.88%) Q1 Labs
11 7 (21.88%) Wireshark
11 7 (21.88%) Information Assurance
11 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (21.88%) Network Security
11 7 (21.88%) ArcSight
11 7 (21.88%) LogLogic
12 6 (18.75%) Operations Management
12 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) Splunk

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) Wireshark
2 7 (21.88%) Network Security
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Analyst
2 21 (65.63%) Security Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Information Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Information Security Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Security Operations Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Information Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Security Operations Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Operations Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) RESTful
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Derivative
2 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Information Security
2 9 (28.13%) SIEM
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) Service Management
4 7 (21.88%) ITSM
4 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
4 7 (21.88%) Information Assurance
4 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Operations Management
5 6 (18.75%) Change Management
6 5 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.38%) Cyber Security
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
9 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) CISSP
2 12 (37.50%) CISM
3 10 (31.25%) GCIH
4 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) CEH
5 3 (9.38%) CRISC
5 3 (9.38%) GPEN
5 3 (9.38%) OSCP
5 3 (9.38%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) CISA
6 2 (6.25%) EnCE
7 1 (3.13%) GCIA
7 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.13%) CNA
7 1 (3.13%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.25%) COBIT
4 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Snort
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Symantec
1 7 (21.88%) Q1 Labs
1 7 (21.88%) ArcSight
1 7 (21.88%) LogLogic
2 6 (18.75%) Splunk
2 6 (18.75%) Sourcefire
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
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