The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 774 753 832
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +79
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 105 81 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.082% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 91 44 31
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £22,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
GIAC
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28855 26226 31350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.03% 26.66% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22738 21657 26655
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,650 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in England

GIAC
Salary Trend in England

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

GIAC Salary Trend in England

GIAC
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

GIAC Salary Histogram in England

GIAC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
London -5 55 £65,000 +8.33% 8
South East -10 26 £45,000 -12.62% 1
Yorkshire -36 8 - - 2
South West -16 6 £37,750 +4.86% 1
East Midlands - 6 £62,500 - 1
East of England -25 1 £57,500 +4.54%
West Midlands - 1 £57,256 -
GIAC
UK

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 121 (66.85%) CISSP
2 101 (55.80%) Information Security
3 78 (43.09%) Firewall
3 78 (43.09%) CEH
4 64 (35.36%) Penetration Testing
5 58 (32.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 51 (28.18%) SIEM
7 49 (27.07%) Network Security
8 47 (25.97%) Ethical Hacking
9 46 (25.41%) Management Information System
9 46 (25.41%) TCP/IP
10 44 (24.31%) Cyber Security
11 42 (23.20%) Finance
12 41 (22.65%) Windows
13 40 (22.10%) GCIH
14 37 (20.44%) Linux
14 37 (20.44%) Degree
15 36 (19.89%) ITIL
16 34 (18.78%) CISM
16 34 (18.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 33 (18.23%) Incident Management
17 33 (18.23%) Snort
17 33 (18.23%) Wireshark
18 31 (17.13%) Security Cleared
19 30 (16.57%) PCI DSS
20 29 (16.02%) Change Control
20 29 (16.02%) Security Testing
20 29 (16.02%) Java
21 28 (15.47%) Information Assurance
22 27 (14.92%) OSCP

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1 (0.55%) GroupWise
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.66%) SaaS
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (43.09%) Firewall
2 49 (27.07%) Network Security
3 46 (25.41%) TCP/IP
4 33 (18.23%) Wireshark
5 27 (14.92%) Internet
6 26 (14.36%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (11.60%) VPN
8 19 (10.50%) tcpdump
8 19 (10.50%) Wireless
9 16 (8.84%) VoIP
10 14 (7.73%) DNS
11 12 (6.63%) Intranet
12 11 (6.08%) WAN
12 11 (6.08%) LAN
12 11 (6.08%) HTTP
13 10 (5.52%) LDAP
13 10 (5.52%) SMTP
14 9 (4.97%) FTP
15 3 (1.66%) DMZ
16 2 (1.10%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) DB2
2 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.66%) AppScan
2 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (23.20%) Finance
2 22 (12.15%) Law
3 18 (9.94%) Banking
4 7 (3.87%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.21%) Legal
6 3 (1.66%) Retail
7 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.10%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.10%) French Language
7 2 (1.10%) German Language
8 1 (0.55%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (49.17%) Analyst
2 77 (42.54%) Security Analyst
3 24 (13.26%) Information Specialist
3 24 (13.26%) Information Security Specialist
3 24 (13.26%) Security Specialist
4 22 (12.15%) Information Security Analyst
4 22 (12.15%) Information Analyst
5 19 (10.50%) Security Engineer
6 14 (7.73%) Tester
6 14 (7.73%) Product Specialist
7 13 (7.18%) Consultant
8 12 (6.63%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (6.63%) Penetration Tester
9 10 (5.52%) Security Consultant
9 10 (5.52%) Operations Analyst
9 10 (5.52%) Security Tester
9 10 (5.52%) Security Operations Analyst
9 10 (5.52%) Product Analyst
9 10 (5.52%) IT Security Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.92%) .NET
2 5 (2.76%) Web Services
3 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.66%) HTML
4 2 (1.10%) XML
4 2 (1.10%) JSON
4 2 (1.10%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.41%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.84%) Open Source
3 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.21%) SCADA
7 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.10%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.10%) CESG
9 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.65%) Windows
2 37 (20.44%) Linux
3 15 (8.29%) UNIX
4 9 (4.97%) Solaris
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (55.80%) Information Security
2 64 (35.36%) Penetration Testing
3 51 (28.18%) SIEM
4 47 (25.97%) Ethical Hacking
5 44 (24.31%) Cyber Security
6 36 (19.89%) ITIL
7 34 (18.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 33 (18.23%) Incident Management
9 29 (16.02%) Change Control
9 29 (16.02%) Security Testing
10 28 (15.47%) Information Assurance
11 26 (14.36%) Computer Forensics
12 23 (12.71%) Risk Management
13 21 (11.60%) Risk Assessment
13 21 (11.60%) Vulnerability Management
14 19 (10.50%) Security Management
14 19 (10.50%) Service Management
15 18 (9.94%) E-Commerce
16 15 (8.29%) Information Management
17 12 (6.63%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.02%) Java
2 19 (10.50%) PHP
3 17 (9.39%) C
4 16 (8.84%) Objective-C
5 11 (6.08%) Perl
6 8 (4.42%) SQL
7 4 (2.21%) Python
7 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.66%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.66%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.10%) C++
10 1 (0.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 121 (66.85%) CISSP
2 78 (43.09%) CEH
3 40 (22.10%) GCIH
4 37 (20.44%) Degree
5 34 (18.78%) CISM
6 31 (17.13%) Security Cleared
7 27 (14.92%) OSCP
8 25 (13.81%) DV Cleared
9 23 (12.71%) GPEN
9 23 (12.71%) SC Cleared
10 18 (9.94%) GCIA
11 16 (8.84%) CISMP
12 13 (7.18%) GCFA
13 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (6.63%) MCSE
14 11 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (6.08%) CISA
15 9 (4.97%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (4.42%) EnCE
17 7 (3.87%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (32.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (16.57%) PCI DSS
3 14 (7.73%) SLA
4 8 (4.42%) COBIT
5 3 (1.66%) QA
5 3 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 33 (18.23%) Snort
2 5 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) Nessus
2 2 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (14.92%) Sourcefire
2 24 (13.26%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.29%) ArcSight
4 10 (5.52%) LogLogic
5 9 (4.97%) Cisco
6 8 (4.42%) VMware
6 8 (4.42%) CheckPoint
6 8 (4.42%) Splunk
7 7 (3.87%) Q1 Labs
7 7 (3.87%) Symantec
7 7 (3.87%) Juniper
8 6 (3.31%) McAfee
8 6 (3.31%) Brocade
8 6 (3.31%) F5
9 3 (1.66%) AlgoSec
9 3 (1.66%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (1.66%) IBM
10 2 (1.10%) Sun
10 2 (1.10%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.10%) Qualys
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Salary: £130000 per annum + EXCELLENT BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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