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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 310 313 299
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 1 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.010% 0.057% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.035% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £51,698 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.79% +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
2878 2514 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.82% 23.90% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2426 2123 2498
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £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 4 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 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) CISSP
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) GCIH
4 5 (55.56%) UNIX
4 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (44.44%) Computer Forensics
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) CISA
5 4 (44.44%) GCFA
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 2 (22.22%) Advertising
7 2 (22.22%) Computer Security
7 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
7 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
7 2 (22.22%) GCIA
8 1 (11.11%) SABSA
8 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
8 1 (11.11%) LogLogic
8 1 (11.11%) SIEM
8 1 (11.11%) Q1 Labs
8 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
8 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Information Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Product Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Security
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 1 (11.11%) SABSA
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) GCIH
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) CISA
3 4 (44.44%) GCFA
4 2 (22.22%) GCIA
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CNA
5 1 (11.11%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
1 1 (11.11%) LogLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Q1 Labs
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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