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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 307 311 315
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.028% 0.061% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 5
Average salary £57,500 £54,100 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.28% -1.63%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,698 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.28% +3.39%
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
2711 2749 2846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.61% 23.90% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2282 2332 2487
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 £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 31 March 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 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) GCIH
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) CISA
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Advertising
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) GCFA
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (40.00%) Snort
4 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (40.00%) LogLogic
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 2 (40.00%) Q1 Labs
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (40.00%) GCIA
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) ISMS
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) GCIH
3 3 (60.00%) CISA
4 2 (40.00%) GCIA
4 2 (40.00%) GCFA
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (40.00%) LogLogic
1 2 (40.00%) Q1 Labs
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago