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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 264 310 333
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +23
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 7 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.099% 0.085% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.33% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 19
Average salary £70,000 £47,500 £59,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -20.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £47,500 £52,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £53,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
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
1725 2715 3007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.49% 25.76% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 2281 2568
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 22 (91.67%) CISSP
2 19 (79.17%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (66.67%) Information Security
4 15 (62.50%) CISM
5 13 (54.17%) SANS
6 10 (41.67%) Firewall
6 10 (41.67%) CISA
7 9 (37.50%) Finance
7 9 (37.50%) CRISC
7 9 (37.50%) Network Security
8 8 (33.33%) Degree
8 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
9 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
9 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (25.00%) CEH
10 6 (25.00%) Information Assurance
10 6 (25.00%) SIEM
11 5 (20.83%) Security Architecture
11 5 (20.83%) Protective Monitoring
11 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
11 5 (20.83%) Identity Management
11 5 (20.83%) Security Operations
12 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
12 4 (16.67%) Linux
12 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 4 (16.67%) Data Governance
12 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
12 4 (16.67%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Apache Pig
1 3 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) Intranet
5 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Apache Hive
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
1 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Identity Management Architect
3 5 (20.83%) IT Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Security Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) CISSP Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 3 (12.50%) SIEM Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Firewall Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Strategy Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Java EE
1 3 (12.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (8.33%) Cybercrime
5 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (66.67%) Information Security
3 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (25.00%) SIEM
5 5 (20.83%) Identity Management
5 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) Protective Monitoring
5 5 (20.83%) Security Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) Security Operations
6 4 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 4 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C
1 3 (12.50%) C#
1 3 (12.50%) C++
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
1 3 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) CISSP
2 15 (62.50%) CISM
3 13 (54.17%) SANS
4 10 (41.67%) CISA
5 9 (37.50%) CRISC
6 8 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) CEH
8 3 (12.50%) CCNA
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (12.50%) IISP
8 3 (12.50%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (12.50%) MCSE
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (12.50%) SSCP
9 2 (8.33%) CREST Certified
9 2 (8.33%) GCIA
9 2 (8.33%) GCIH
9 2 (8.33%) GPEN
9 2 (8.33%) GXPN
9 2 (8.33%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) EnCase
1 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.17%) Nexpose
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Dell
1 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
1 1 (4.17%) Imperva
1 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
1 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago