The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 242 259 244
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 22 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 7
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -
GIAC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2084 2140 2095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.59% 29.66% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1698 1628
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

GIAC
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the East of England region.

GIAC Salary Trend in the East of England

GIAC
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

GIAC Salary Histogram in the East of England

GIAC
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +2 12 £60,000 -
Suffolk - 6 £65,000 -
Norfolk - 4 £50,550 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 36 (97.30%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (70.27%) CISSP
3 25 (67.57%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (64.86%) C
4 24 (64.86%) C#
4 24 (64.86%) C++
4 24 (64.86%) Java
4 24 (64.86%) Firewall
5 21 (56.76%) Reverse Engineering
5 21 (56.76%) SANS
6 20 (54.05%) Hadoop
6 20 (54.05%) Android
6 20 (54.05%) Apache Hive
6 20 (54.05%) Apple iOS
6 20 (54.05%) Big Data
6 20 (54.05%) Apache Pig
6 20 (54.05%) Mobile Development
6 20 (54.05%) CCNA
6 20 (54.05%) SSCP
6 20 (54.05%) STL
6 20 (54.05%) Linux
6 20 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (54.05%) MCSE
6 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
6 20 (54.05%) Ethical Hacking
6 20 (54.05%) Java EE
6 20 (54.05%) Multithreading
6 20 (54.05%) Telecoms
6 20 (54.05%) Linux+ Certification

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 20 (54.05%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
3 11 (29.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) Apache Hive
1 20 (54.05%) Big Data
1 20 (54.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) AppScan
1 4 (10.81%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (54.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Software Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Lead Software Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Principal Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Security Advisor
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Software Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SOC Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Development Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Hadoop Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Software Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) Java EE
1 20 (54.05%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Cybercrime
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Cryptography
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Android
1 20 (54.05%) Apple iOS
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (67.57%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (56.76%) Reverse Engineering
4 20 (54.05%) Ethical Hacking
4 20 (54.05%) Mobile Development
4 20 (54.05%) Multithreading
5 19 (51.35%) Software Engineering
6 13 (35.14%) Coaching
7 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
8 10 (27.03%) Information Security
9 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
10 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.81%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (10.81%) Project Management
10 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
10 4 (10.81%) Security Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Time Management
10 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
11 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) C
1 24 (64.86%) C#
1 24 (64.86%) C++
1 24 (64.86%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) Objective-C
3 4 (10.81%) Perl
3 4 (10.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) CISSP
2 21 (56.76%) SANS
3 20 (54.05%) CCNA
3 20 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (54.05%) Linux+ Certification
3 20 (54.05%) MCSE
3 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (54.05%) SSCP
4 12 (32.43%) GCIH
5 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
6 6 (16.22%) CISM
7 5 (13.51%) CEH
7 5 (13.51%) CRISC
7 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
7 5 (13.51%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (10.81%) CISA
9 1 (2.70%) EnCE
9 1 (2.70%) GCFA
9 1 (2.70%) MCP
9 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Nessus
2 1 (2.70%) EnCase
2 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) IBM
1 4 (10.81%) Veracode
2 1 (2.70%) AlienVault
2 1 (2.70%) LogLogic
2 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.70%) Lotus
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft