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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 665 708 820
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +112
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 214 233 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 0.86% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 168 185 97
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,045 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £56,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.42% +25.55%
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
21620 27062 29569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.73% 27.30% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17209 21630 23808
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +47 106 £75,000 +15.38% 9
South West +26 45 £50,000 -28.57% 1
South East +53 26 £53,000 -11.66% 1
East of England +18 18 £65,000 +28.58% 2
Yorkshire +15 8 £45,000 -23.40%
West Midlands -22 5 £36,250 +9.70% 1
North West -22 3 £52,500 -8.69% 2
GIAC
UK

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 351 (72.22%) CISSP
2 249 (51.23%) Information Security
3 207 (42.59%) SANS
4 185 (38.07%) Cybersecurity
5 177 (36.42%) CISM
6 171 (35.19%) Linux
7 169 (34.77%) CEH
8 160 (32.92%) Security Cleared
9 148 (30.45%) Firewall
10 137 (28.19%) Penetration Testing
11 133 (27.37%) Windows
12 129 (26.54%) Finance
13 120 (24.69%) SIEM
14 111 (22.84%) Management Information System
15 108 (22.22%) Security Operations
16 100 (20.58%) C
17 99 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
18 98 (20.16%) CISA
19 97 (19.96%) CCNA
20 96 (19.75%) Ethical Hacking
21 94 (19.34%) DV Cleared
22 89 (18.31%) OSCP
23 86 (17.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 82 (16.87%) Degree
25 80 (16.46%) Nessus
26 78 (16.05%) Python
26 78 (16.05%) GPEN
27 77 (15.84%) SSCP
28 76 (15.64%) PCI DSS
29 75 (15.43%) Reverse Engineering

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 19 (3.91%) Apache Pig
2 6 (1.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.03%) MS Project
4 3 (0.62%) MS Office
4 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.03%) Sumo Logic
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 148 (30.45%) Firewall
2 72 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 71 (14.61%) Network Security
4 64 (13.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 30 (6.17%) SSL
6 27 (5.56%) Wireless
7 17 (3.50%) DNS
8 15 (3.09%) Internet
8 15 (3.09%) LAN
9 14 (2.88%) WAN
10 12 (2.47%) FCoE
10 12 (2.47%) SNMP
11 11 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (2.06%) SMTP
13 9 (1.85%) VPN
14 8 (1.65%) HTTP
15 7 (1.44%) Junos
15 7 (1.44%) Wireshark
16 3 (0.62%) Wireless Security
17 2 (0.41%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.38%) Big Data
2 28 (5.76%) Hadoop
3 19 (3.91%) Apache Hive
4 10 (2.06%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.85%) MySQL
5 9 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.62%) DB2
6 3 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.21%) GIS
Development Applications
1 19 (3.91%) JIRA
2 13 (2.67%) Burp Suite
3 11 (2.26%) Redmine
4 9 (1.85%) Selenium
5 8 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (1.65%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.65%) CodeSonar
5 8 (1.65%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.65%) git-flow
5 8 (1.65%) Robot Framework
6 6 (1.23%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.41%) Subversion
8 1 (0.21%) AppScan
8 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.21%) HP UFT
General
1 129 (26.54%) Finance
2 49 (10.08%) Banking
3 43 (8.85%) Telecoms
4 38 (7.82%) Games
5 34 (7.00%) Retail
6 12 (2.47%) Legal
7 10 (2.06%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.65%) Local Government
9 5 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.62%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (30.04%) Analyst
2 118 (24.28%) Security Analyst
3 65 (13.37%) Architect
4 63 (12.96%) Tester
5 61 (12.55%) Penetration Tester
6 58 (11.93%) Security Engineer
7 48 (9.88%) Security Architect
8 31 (6.38%) SOC Analyst
9 28 (5.76%) Consultant
9 28 (5.76%) IT Analyst
9 28 (5.76%) IT Security Analyst
10 24 (4.94%) Platform Engineer
11 23 (4.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 23 (4.73%) Security Manager
11 23 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (4.53%) Information Analyst
12 22 (4.53%) Information Security Analyst
12 22 (4.53%) Senior Analyst
13 21 (4.32%) Information Security Engineer
14 20 (4.12%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.38%) Java EE
1 31 (6.38%) STL
2 14 (2.88%) SailPoint
3 10 (2.06%) REST
4 9 (1.85%) .NET
4 9 (1.85%) LAMP
4 9 (1.85%) Node.js
5 8 (1.65%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.65%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.65%) Django
5 8 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (1.65%) SOAP
5 8 (1.65%) Spring MVC
6 2 (0.41%) J2EE
6 2 (0.41%) RESTful
6 2 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 111 (22.84%) Management Information System
2 43 (8.85%) Security Operations Centre
3 34 (7.00%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.76%) Embedded Systems
5 23 (4.73%) Cryptography
5 23 (4.73%) Data Protection Act
6 20 (4.12%) Cyberthreat
7 19 (3.91%) Data Centre
8 14 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.88%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 12 (2.47%) PKI
10 11 (2.26%) Cybercrime
11 9 (1.85%) CESG
11 9 (1.85%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.44%) Mathematics
13 6 (1.23%) Cyber Attack
13 6 (1.23%) Physics
14 5 (1.03%) iPad
15 4 (0.82%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 171 (35.19%) Linux
2 133 (27.37%) Windows
3 36 (7.41%) Unix
4 22 (4.53%) Apple iOS
5 21 (4.32%) Android
6 10 (2.06%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.82%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (51.23%) Information Security
2 185 (38.07%) Cybersecurity
3 137 (28.19%) Penetration Testing
4 120 (24.69%) SIEM
5 108 (22.22%) Security Operations
6 96 (19.75%) Ethical Hacking
7 75 (15.43%) Reverse Engineering
8 72 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
9 68 (13.99%) ITIL
10 67 (13.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 63 (12.96%) OWASP
12 58 (11.93%) Risk Management
13 56 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
13 56 (11.52%) Incident Management
14 55 (11.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 49 (10.08%) Mentoring
16 46 (9.47%) Data Protection
16 46 (9.47%) Software Engineering
17 44 (9.05%) Security Architecture
18 39 (8.02%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 100 (20.58%) C
2 78 (16.05%) Python
3 68 (13.99%) C++
3 68 (13.99%) Java
4 49 (10.08%) Bash Shell
4 49 (10.08%) Perl
5 33 (6.79%) C#
6 31 (6.38%) Objective-C
7 25 (5.14%) SQL
8 21 (4.32%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.29%) Korn
10 12 (2.47%) VB
11 10 (2.06%) JavaScript
12 8 (1.65%) PHP
13 7 (1.44%) Ruby
14 4 (0.82%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 351 (72.22%) CISSP
2 207 (42.59%) SANS
3 177 (36.42%) CISM
4 169 (34.77%) CEH
5 160 (32.92%) Security Cleared
6 99 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
7 98 (20.16%) CISA
8 97 (19.96%) CCNA
9 94 (19.34%) DV Cleared
10 89 (18.31%) OSCP
11 82 (16.87%) Degree
12 78 (16.05%) GPEN
13 77 (15.84%) SSCP
14 74 (15.23%) CREST Certified
15 66 (13.58%) Network+ Certification
16 64 (13.17%) CompTIA Security+
16 64 (13.17%) Security+ Certification
17 57 (11.73%) MCSE
17 57 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
18 56 (11.52%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (17.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (15.64%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.88%) COBIT
4 13 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 12 (2.47%) QA
6 11 (2.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 10 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (1.65%) SLA
8 8 (1.65%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.21%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.88%) Snort
4 12 (2.47%) NFS
4 12 (2.47%) Samba
4 12 (2.47%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.65%) Docker
5 8 (1.65%) vSphere
6 6 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.23%) XenApp
6 6 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 80 (16.46%) Nessus
2 38 (7.82%) Nmap
3 37 (7.61%) McAfee ePO
4 36 (7.41%) OpenVAS
5 22 (4.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 21 (4.32%) Puppet
7 16 (3.29%) QRadar
8 13 (2.67%) Ansible
9 12 (2.47%) Nagios
10 11 (2.26%) RSA Security Analytics
11 8 (1.65%) Salt
12 7 (1.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (1.44%) Nexpose
13 6 (1.23%) RSA enVision
14 5 (1.03%) EnCase
14 5 (1.03%) logstash
14 5 (1.03%) SCCM
14 5 (1.03%) WMI
15 2 (0.41%) WSUS
16 1 (0.21%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 56 (11.52%) Intel Security
2 54 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 53 (10.91%) Splunk
4 52 (10.70%) Qualys
5 48 (9.88%) Cyber-Ark
6 30 (6.17%) Cisco
7 28 (5.76%) Coverity
7 28 (5.76%) VMware
8 24 (4.94%) Aveksa
9 23 (4.73%) ArcSight
10 21 (4.32%) Sourcefire
11 20 (4.12%) Bomgar
11 20 (4.12%) Symantec
12 19 (3.91%) Forcepoint
12 19 (3.91%) LogRhythm
13 17 (3.50%) FireEye
13 17 (3.50%) Palo Alto
14 16 (3.29%) Juniper
14 16 (3.29%) SolarWinds
15 13 (2.67%) LogLogic
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