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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 751 817 779
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -38
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 129 82 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.075% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108 72 46
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £72,500 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.36%
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
27606 29471 27572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.08% 27.06% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22181 23213 22464
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 +40 56 £65,000 - 19
South East +20 23 £60,000 +33.33% 27
Yorkshire - 19 £45,000 - 2
South West -2 14 £35,000 +25.00% 8
West Midlands -4 12 £70,500 +23.13% 2
North West - 4 £47,500 - 5
East of England +4 1 £60,000 - 7
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 151 (69.91%) CISSP
2 140 (64.81%) Information Security
3 71 (32.87%) Cyber Security
4 67 (31.02%) SIEM
5 66 (30.56%) CISM
6 63 (29.17%) Finance
7 62 (28.70%) Firewall
8 58 (26.85%) CEH
8 58 (26.85%) Degree
9 49 (22.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 49 (22.69%) PCI DSS
10 44 (20.37%) TCP/IP
11 42 (19.44%) CISA
12 41 (18.98%) Intrusion Detection
13 39 (18.06%) GCIH
14 38 (17.59%) Windows
14 38 (17.59%) Network Security
14 38 (17.59%) Malware Analysis
15 36 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
16 35 (16.20%) Snort
16 35 (16.20%) Ethical Hacking
16 35 (16.20%) Management Information System
17 34 (15.74%) Security Architecture
18 33 (15.28%) Kalman Filter
19 32 (14.81%) Linux
20 31 (14.35%) Security Cleared
21 28 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
22 26 (12.04%) Wireshark
22 26 (12.04%) Incident Management
22 26 (12.04%) GCIA

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (2.78%) IIS
2 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.46%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) SaaS
1 1 (0.46%) PaaS
1 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (28.70%) Firewall
2 44 (20.37%) TCP/IP
3 41 (18.98%) Intrusion Detection
4 38 (17.59%) Network Security
5 26 (12.04%) Wireshark
6 22 (10.19%) WAN
7 21 (9.72%) LAN
8 20 (9.26%) VPN
8 20 (9.26%) Wireless
9 19 (8.80%) DNS
10 16 (7.41%) DMZ
10 16 (7.41%) Wireless Security
11 14 (6.48%) DHCP
12 11 (5.09%) Internet
13 10 (4.63%) tcpdump
14 9 (4.17%) HTTP
15 6 (2.78%) SSL
16 5 (2.31%) FTP
16 5 (2.31%) SMTP
17 4 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (2.78%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 63 (29.17%) Finance
2 18 (8.33%) Banking
3 16 (7.41%) Legal
4 7 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.24%) Law
5 5 (2.31%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.85%) Retail
7 3 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.39%) Advertising
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.46%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 83 (38.43%) Analyst
2 59 (27.31%) Security Analyst
3 34 (15.74%) Consultant
4 21 (9.72%) Security Consultant
4 21 (9.72%) Information Analyst
4 21 (9.72%) Information Security Analyst
5 20 (9.26%) Security Manager
6 19 (8.80%) Security Engineer
6 19 (8.80%) Architect
7 18 (8.33%) Security Architect
8 14 (6.48%) Operations Analyst
8 14 (6.48%) Security Operations Analyst
9 13 (6.02%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 12 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (5.09%) Security Specialist
12 9 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (4.17%) Information Manager
12 9 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
13 7 (3.24%) Information Security Officer
13 7 (3.24%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.39%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.20%) Management Information System
2 28 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.48%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.63%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.24%) SCADA
6 6 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.31%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.39%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.39%) PKI
9 3 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.93%) CESG
10 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.46%) PMI
11 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.46%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.59%) Windows
2 32 (14.81%) Linux
3 23 (10.65%) UNIX
4 3 (1.39%) Solaris
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Android
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.46%) GCOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (64.81%) Information Security
2 71 (32.87%) Cyber Security
3 67 (31.02%) SIEM
4 38 (17.59%) Malware Analysis
5 36 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 35 (16.20%) Ethical Hacking
7 34 (15.74%) Security Architecture
8 33 (15.28%) Kalman Filter
9 26 (12.04%) Incident Management
10 22 (10.19%) Network Monitoring
11 20 (9.26%) ITIL
11 20 (9.26%) Risk Management
12 19 (8.80%) Security Testing
13 18 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
14 16 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 16 (7.41%) Analytics
15 15 (6.94%) Project Management
16 14 (6.48%) Reverse Engineering
16 14 (6.48%) Database Security
16 14 (6.48%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.70%) C
1 8 (3.70%) Perl
2 6 (2.78%) SQL
3 5 (2.31%) C++
3 5 (2.31%) Java
3 5 (2.31%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.39%) Python
5 2 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 151 (69.91%) CISSP
2 66 (30.56%) CISM
3 58 (26.85%) CEH
3 58 (26.85%) Degree
4 42 (19.44%) CISA
5 39 (18.06%) GCIH
6 31 (14.35%) Security Cleared
7 26 (12.04%) GCIA
8 25 (11.57%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (10.19%) CRISC
10 21 (9.72%) CCNP
11 19 (8.80%) GCFA
12 16 (7.41%) SSCP
13 12 (5.56%) EnCE
14 11 (5.09%) GPEN
14 11 (5.09%) DV Cleared
14 11 (5.09%) GREM
15 9 (4.17%) SC Cleared
16 7 (3.24%) CCNA
16 7 (3.24%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (22.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 49 (22.69%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.93%) COBIT
5 1 (0.46%) GCP
5 1 (0.46%) BS7799
System Software
1 35 (16.20%) Snort
2 3 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 4 (1.85%) Nessus
2 1 (0.46%) Nmap
2 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.46%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (9.26%) ArcSight
2 16 (7.41%) Cisco
3 11 (5.09%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.17%) LogLogic
5 8 (3.70%) Splunk
5 8 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 7 (3.24%) LogRhythm
7 6 (2.78%) McAfee
7 6 (2.78%) Fortinet
7 6 (2.78%) Juniper
8 5 (2.31%) IBM
8 5 (2.31%) Sourcefire
8 5 (2.31%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (1.85%) HP
9 4 (1.85%) Symantec
10 3 (1.39%) VMware
10 3 (1.39%) FireEye
11 2 (0.93%) Trustwave
11 2 (0.93%) Q1 Labs
11 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
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