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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 738 771 730
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -41
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 108 77 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 98 58 95
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,099 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.02% +4.19%
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
29878 26792 27166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.55% 27.25% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23951 21354 22478
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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
London +21 27 £47,500 -26.92% 8
Yorkshire +11 23 £45,000 +2.27%
South East -10 23 £55,000 +15.78% 9
West Midlands - 14 £38,000 - 1
East of England +1 8 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South West - 5 £45,000 - 3
North West - 1 £55,000 -
GIAC
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 135 (60.27%) CISSP
2 127 (56.70%) Information Security
3 100 (44.64%) CEH
4 86 (38.39%) SIEM
5 61 (27.23%) Management Information System
6 56 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 56 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 55 (24.55%) Firewall
8 54 (24.11%) Cyber Security
9 52 (23.21%) PCI DSS
9 52 (23.21%) CISM
10 50 (22.32%) TCP/IP
11 49 (21.88%) Snort
12 44 (19.64%) Intrusion Detection
13 43 (19.20%) Windows
13 43 (19.20%) GCIH
14 42 (18.75%) Risk Management
15 41 (18.30%) Linux
15 41 (18.30%) Security Architecture
16 39 (17.41%) Degree
17 36 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
17 36 (16.07%) Network Security
17 36 (16.07%) Finance
18 33 (14.73%) Security Cleared
19 30 (13.39%) Kalman Filter
20 28 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
21 26 (11.61%) Security Testing
22 25 (11.16%) SCADA
22 25 (11.16%) Cisco Certification
23 24 (10.71%) CheckPoint

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 7 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) SaaS
1 2 (0.89%) PaaS
1 2 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (24.55%) Firewall
2 50 (22.32%) TCP/IP
3 44 (19.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 36 (16.07%) Network Security
5 24 (10.71%) DNS
6 22 (9.82%) VPN
7 21 (9.38%) WAN
8 20 (8.93%) LAN
9 19 (8.48%) Wireshark
10 15 (6.70%) Wireless Security
10 15 (6.70%) tcpdump
10 15 (6.70%) DHCP
10 15 (6.70%) Wireless
10 15 (6.70%) DMZ
11 11 (4.91%) Internet
11 11 (4.91%) HTTP
12 7 (3.13%) FTP
12 7 (3.13%) LDAP
12 7 (3.13%) SMTP
13 2 (0.89%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (16.07%) Finance
2 20 (8.93%) Banking
3 13 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.46%) Legal
5 9 (4.02%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.13%) Law
7 5 (2.23%) Retail
8 4 (1.79%) Advertising
8 4 (1.79%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 113 (50.45%) Analyst
2 99 (44.20%) Security Analyst
3 33 (14.73%) Operations Analyst
3 33 (14.73%) Security Operations Analyst
4 29 (12.95%) Security Engineer
5 27 (12.05%) Consultant
6 21 (9.38%) Information Analyst
6 21 (9.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 18 (8.04%) Security Consultant
8 16 (7.14%) Architect
9 13 (5.80%) IT Security Analyst
10 12 (5.36%) Security Manager
10 12 (5.36%) Information Security Engineer
10 12 (5.36%) Security Architect
11 10 (4.46%) Security Specialist
12 9 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.02%) Senior Security Analyst
13 8 (3.57%) Technical Security Consultant
13 8 (3.57%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.02%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (27.23%) Management Information System
2 25 (11.16%) SCADA
3 15 (6.70%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.79%) PKI
6 3 (1.34%) CESG
6 3 (1.34%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.89%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.45%) Open Source
8 1 (0.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.20%) Windows
2 41 (18.30%) Linux
3 21 (9.38%) UNIX
4 6 (2.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (56.70%) Information Security
2 86 (38.39%) SIEM
3 56 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 54 (24.11%) Cyber Security
5 42 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 41 (18.30%) Security Architecture
7 36 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
8 30 (13.39%) Kalman Filter
9 28 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
10 26 (11.61%) Security Testing
11 23 (10.27%) Computer Forensics
12 21 (9.38%) Information Assurance
13 20 (8.93%) E-Commerce
14 19 (8.48%) ITIL
15 18 (8.04%) Network Monitoring
16 15 (6.70%) Database Security
16 15 (6.70%) Change Management
17 13 (5.80%) Ethical Hacking
18 12 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
19 11 (4.91%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.36%) SQL
1 12 (5.36%) Shell Script
2 5 (2.23%) C
2 5 (2.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 135 (60.27%) CISSP
2 100 (44.64%) CEH
3 52 (23.21%) CISM
4 43 (19.20%) GCIH
5 39 (17.41%) Degree
6 33 (14.73%) Security Cleared
7 25 (11.16%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (10.71%) GCIA
9 20 (8.93%) SC Cleared
10 19 (8.48%) GCFA
10 19 (8.48%) CCNP
11 18 (8.04%) CISA
12 15 (6.70%) SSCP
13 10 (4.46%) DV Cleared
13 10 (4.46%) CRISC
14 8 (3.57%) OSCP
15 6 (2.68%) CCNA
15 6 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (2.23%) VCP4
17 4 (1.79%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (23.21%) PCI DSS
3 19 (8.48%) SLA
4 12 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 8 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 49 (21.88%) Snort
2 6 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) XenApp
3 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (10.71%) Cisco
1 24 (10.71%) CheckPoint
2 21 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.93%) ArcSight
4 18 (8.04%) Splunk
5 11 (4.91%) Fortinet
5 11 (4.91%) Juniper
6 10 (4.46%) Sourcefire
6 10 (4.46%) LogRhythm
7 9 (4.02%) McAfee
8 8 (3.57%) SAP
9 7 (3.13%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (2.68%) VMware
11 5 (2.23%) IBM
11 5 (2.23%) LogLogic
12 3 (1.34%) NetIQ
13 2 (0.89%) Qualys
13 2 (0.89%) AlgoSec
14 1 (0.45%) Q1 Labs
14 1 (0.45%) GFI Software
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 60,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive, bonus + more
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Church International
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £60999 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago