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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 253 277 285
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 13 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.040% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 2
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +37.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,110 £64,500 £53,100
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £53,349
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.27%
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
1998 2233 2588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.58% 29.47% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 1768 2066
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 30 April 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 30 April 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
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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 +29 11 £47,500 -20.83%
Norfolk - 2 £49,950 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 24 (70.59%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (67.65%) CISSP
3 20 (58.82%) Information Security
4 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 17 (50.00%) SANS
5 15 (44.12%) CRISC
5 15 (44.12%) CEH
5 15 (44.12%) CISM
6 12 (35.29%) Firewall
6 12 (35.29%) C
6 12 (35.29%) C#
6 12 (35.29%) C++
6 12 (35.29%) Java
6 12 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (32.35%) Network Security
7 11 (32.35%) GCIH
8 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
8 10 (29.41%) Incident Management
8 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
8 10 (29.41%) Problem Management
8 10 (29.41%) MS Office
8 10 (29.41%) ITIL
8 10 (29.41%) MCP
8 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 10 (29.41%) IBM Notes
8 10 (29.41%) Change Management
8 10 (29.41%) Service Management
8 10 (29.41%) Lotus
8 10 (29.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (29.41%) LogLogic

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 10 (29.41%) IBM Notes
2 7 (20.59%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) Network Security
3 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Apache Hive
1 7 (20.59%) Big Data
1 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) AppScan
1 5 (14.71%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) SOC Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Security Advisor
5 4 (11.76%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SOC Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Information Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Software Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Java EE
1 7 (20.59%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Cybercrime
2 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.71%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Android
1 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (58.82%) Information Security
3 12 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Change Management
4 10 (29.41%) Incident Management
4 10 (29.41%) ITIL
4 10 (29.41%) Problem Management
4 10 (29.41%) Service Management
4 10 (29.41%) SIEM
5 7 (20.59%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (20.59%) Mobile Development
5 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
5 7 (20.59%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (17.65%) Process Improvement
6 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (14.71%) Security Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Time Management
7 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) C
1 12 (35.29%) C#
1 12 (35.29%) C++
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) Objective-C
3 5 (14.71%) Perl
3 5 (14.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) CISSP
2 17 (50.00%) SANS
2 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (44.12%) CEH
3 15 (44.12%) CISM
3 15 (44.12%) CRISC
4 11 (32.35%) GCIH
5 10 (29.41%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (29.41%) MCP
5 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 7 (20.59%) CCNA
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (20.59%) Linux+ Certification
6 7 (20.59%) MCSE
6 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (20.59%) SSCP
7 5 (14.71%) CISA
7 5 (14.71%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (14.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) AlienVault
1 10 (29.41%) LogLogic
1 10 (29.41%) LogRhythm
1 10 (29.41%) Lotus
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) IBM
2 5 (14.71%) Veracode