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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 694 858 906
Rank change year-on-year
+164 +48
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 204 101 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.098% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 164 88 64
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,150
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £81,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -
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
24410 28098 31204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.49% 27.17% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19959 22463 24955
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 June 2016.

GIAC Salary Histogram in England

GIAC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +96 117 £62,500 -3.84% 9
South East +60 33 £55,000 -8.33% 5
South West +32 23 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Midlands -5 15 £65,000 +44.44%
East of England +42 10 £47,500 -20.83%
North West +19 2 £44,750 -5.78%
Yorkshire +20 1 £65,000 +62.50% 2
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 310 (76.73%) CISSP
2 251 (62.13%) Information Security
3 168 (41.58%) SANS
4 162 (40.10%) CEH
5 161 (39.85%) CISM
6 144 (35.64%) SIEM
7 141 (34.90%) Cybersecurity
8 131 (32.43%) Penetration Testing
9 121 (29.95%) Finance
10 107 (26.49%) Firewall
11 105 (25.99%) Linux
12 103 (25.50%) Security Operations
13 91 (22.52%) GCIH
14 87 (21.53%) Degree
14 87 (21.53%) Security Cleared
15 86 (21.29%) Ethical Hacking
15 86 (21.29%) Windows
15 86 (21.29%) CISA
16 76 (18.81%) CREST Certified
17 68 (16.83%) OSCP
18 66 (16.34%) Python
19 65 (16.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 60 (14.85%) Management Information System
21 57 (14.11%) Reverse Engineering
22 56 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
23 55 (13.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
24 54 (13.37%) Nessus
25 52 (12.87%) Qualys
25 52 (12.87%) C
25 52 (12.87%) Telecoms

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.22%) IBM Notes
2 12 (2.97%) Apache Pig
3 3 (0.74%) IIS
4 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.25%) Apache
5 1 (0.25%) JBoss
5 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.48%) assyst
2 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.99%) IaaS
1 4 (0.99%) SaaS
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 107 (26.49%) Firewall
2 44 (10.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 38 (9.41%) Network Security
4 36 (8.91%) SSL
5 34 (8.42%) TCP/IP
6 24 (5.94%) Wireshark
7 11 (2.72%) DMZ
8 10 (2.48%) tcpdump
8 10 (2.48%) Wireless
9 8 (1.98%) HTTP
9 8 (1.98%) LAN
9 8 (1.98%) WAN
10 7 (1.73%) Internet
10 7 (1.73%) LDAP
11 5 (1.24%) DNS
12 3 (0.74%) SMTP
12 3 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.50%) DHCP
13 2 (0.50%) FTP
13 2 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.21%) Big Data
2 13 (3.22%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.97%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.25%) DB2
5 1 (0.25%) MySQL
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.25%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 13 (3.22%) AppScan
2 8 (1.98%) Metasploit
3 5 (1.24%) Burp Suite
General
1 121 (29.95%) Finance
2 52 (12.87%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.44%) Legal
4 19 (4.70%) Banking
5 11 (2.72%) Retail
6 10 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.48%) Games
7 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 175 (43.32%) Analyst
2 139 (34.41%) Security Analyst
3 47 (11.63%) Tester
4 43 (10.64%) SOC Analyst
5 39 (9.65%) Senior Analyst
6 38 (9.41%) Penetration Tester
7 36 (8.91%) Information Analyst
7 36 (8.91%) Information Security Analyst
7 36 (8.91%) Security Engineer
8 33 (8.17%) Architect
8 33 (8.17%) IT Analyst
8 33 (8.17%) IT Security Analyst
8 33 (8.17%) Senior Security Analyst
9 32 (7.92%) Security Architect
10 31 (7.67%) Security Manager
11 27 (6.68%) Consultant
12 25 (6.19%) Incident Manager
13 21 (5.20%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 21 (5.20%) Security Consultant
14 18 (4.46%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.71%) Java EE
2 12 (2.97%) STL
3 3 (0.74%) Web Services
4 1 (0.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.85%) Management Information System
2 44 (10.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 40 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (9.41%) Cryptography
5 35 (8.66%) Computer Science
5 35 (8.66%) Cyberthreat
6 33 (8.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 33 (8.17%) Embedded Systems
7 29 (7.18%) PKI
8 24 (5.94%) Mathematics
9 18 (4.46%) Cyber Attack
9 18 (4.46%) Cybercrime
10 16 (3.96%) Client/Server
11 14 (3.47%) SCADA
12 12 (2.97%) iPad
13 10 (2.48%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.73%) Fintech
15 5 (1.24%) Data Centre
16 4 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
17 2 (0.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 105 (25.99%) Linux
2 86 (21.29%) Windows
3 14 (3.47%) Unix
4 12 (2.97%) Android
4 12 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.50%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (62.13%) Information Security
2 144 (35.64%) SIEM
3 141 (34.90%) Cybersecurity
4 131 (32.43%) Penetration Testing
5 103 (25.50%) Security Operations
6 86 (21.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 65 (16.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 57 (14.11%) Reverse Engineering
9 55 (13.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 51 (12.62%) Risk Management
11 46 (11.39%) Vulnerability Management
12 38 (9.41%) Security Architecture
13 37 (9.16%) OWASP
14 35 (8.66%) Incident Management
14 35 (8.66%) Kalman Filter
15 31 (7.67%) Malware Analysis
15 31 (7.67%) Security Testing
16 28 (6.93%) Mentoring
17 26 (6.44%) Analytics
17 26 (6.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 66 (16.34%) Python
2 52 (12.87%) C
3 51 (12.62%) Java
4 48 (11.88%) C++
5 43 (10.64%) Perl
6 29 (7.18%) SQL
7 24 (5.94%) PowerShell
8 19 (4.70%) C#
9 16 (3.96%) Bash Shell
10 12 (2.97%) Objective-C
11 8 (1.98%) Ruby
12 5 (1.24%) PHP
13 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 310 (76.73%) CISSP
2 168 (41.58%) SANS
3 162 (40.10%) CEH
4 161 (39.85%) CISM
5 91 (22.52%) GCIH
6 87 (21.53%) Degree
6 87 (21.53%) Security Cleared
7 86 (21.29%) CISA
8 76 (18.81%) CREST Certified
9 68 (16.83%) OSCP
10 56 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
11 47 (11.63%) CCNA
11 47 (11.63%) CRISC
12 42 (10.40%) DV Cleared
12 42 (10.40%) GPEN
13 36 (8.91%) GCIA
14 32 (7.92%) SC Cleared
15 28 (6.93%) SSCP
16 27 (6.68%) GREM
17 26 (6.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.89%) PCI DSS
2 42 (10.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.23%) SLA
4 8 (1.98%) COBIT
5 5 (1.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 30 (7.43%) Snort
2 23 (5.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 54 (13.37%) Nessus
2 41 (10.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 38 (9.41%) OpenVAS
4 31 (7.67%) Nmap
5 13 (3.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (2.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 11 (2.72%) RSA enVision
6 11 (2.72%) SCCM
7 10 (2.48%) QRadar
8 7 (1.73%) HP Fortify
9 6 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.49%) WebInspect
10 4 (0.99%) EnCase
10 4 (0.99%) Nexpose
11 3 (0.74%) RSA Archer
12 2 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.50%) WMI
13 1 (0.25%) Ansible
13 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (12.87%) Qualys
2 49 (12.13%) Microsoft
3 48 (11.88%) ArcSight
4 45 (11.14%) Splunk
5 39 (9.65%) LogRhythm
6 34 (8.42%) Intel Security
7 29 (7.18%) AlienVault
8 24 (5.94%) LogLogic
9 22 (5.45%) Coverity
10 18 (4.46%) Remedy
11 15 (3.71%) Cyber-Ark
11 15 (3.71%) IBM
12 13 (3.22%) Acunetix
12 13 (3.22%) Lotus
13 12 (2.97%) Veracode
14 11 (2.72%) Palo Alto
15 10 (2.48%) Bomgar
15 10 (2.48%) Kaseya
15 10 (2.48%) Sourcefire
16 9 (2.23%) NetWitness
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