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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 778 814 754
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -60
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 90 87 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 78 71 96
Average salary £51,250 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.86% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
28329 30094 28835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.38% 27.19% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22322 24284 23479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +27 42 £55,000 -7.56% 15
South East +22 23 £55,000 +17.02% 12
West Midlands -7 14 £38,000 -51.28% 2
Yorkshire +17 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East of England +20 3 £62,500 +37.36% 1
South West -23 2 £45,000 - 9
North West - 1 £55,000 - 4
GIAC
UK

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 133 (63.33%) CISSP
2 122 (58.10%) Information Security
3 92 (43.81%) CEH
4 87 (41.43%) SIEM
5 62 (29.52%) Cyber Security
6 57 (27.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 54 (25.71%) Firewall
8 53 (25.24%) Management Information System
9 52 (24.76%) TCP/IP
9 52 (24.76%) PCI DSS
10 47 (22.38%) Incident Management
10 47 (22.38%) CISM
11 46 (21.90%) Intrusion Detection
12 45 (21.43%) Finance
13 44 (20.95%) Snort
13 44 (20.95%) Security Architecture
14 41 (19.52%) Windows
15 39 (18.57%) Degree
16 38 (18.10%) Linux
17 36 (17.14%) Security Cleared
17 36 (17.14%) Network Security
18 35 (16.67%) GCIH
19 32 (15.24%) Risk Management
19 32 (15.24%) Kalman Filter
19 32 (15.24%) Malware Analysis
20 30 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
21 28 (13.33%) Security Testing
22 23 (10.95%) GCIA
22 23 (10.95%) DNS
22 23 (10.95%) Cisco

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
1 1 (0.48%) PaaS
1 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (25.71%) Firewall
2 52 (24.76%) TCP/IP
3 46 (21.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 36 (17.14%) Network Security
5 23 (10.95%) DNS
6 22 (10.48%) WAN
7 21 (10.00%) LAN
7 21 (10.00%) VPN
8 17 (8.10%) DMZ
8 17 (8.10%) Wireless Security
8 17 (8.10%) Wireless
9 16 (7.62%) Wireshark
9 16 (7.62%) DHCP
10 12 (5.71%) Internet
10 12 (5.71%) tcpdump
11 8 (3.81%) HTTP
12 4 (1.90%) FTP
12 4 (1.90%) LDAP
12 4 (1.90%) SMTP
13 3 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
General
1 45 (21.43%) Finance
2 16 (7.62%) Banking
3 10 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.29%) Law
5 8 (3.81%) Legal
6 7 (3.33%) Retail
7 4 (1.90%) Advertising
7 4 (1.90%) Marketing
8 3 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.48%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 99 (47.14%) Analyst
2 86 (40.95%) Security Analyst
3 37 (17.62%) Operations Analyst
3 37 (17.62%) Security Operations Analyst
4 32 (15.24%) Consultant
5 30 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 24 (11.43%) Information Security Analyst
6 24 (11.43%) Information Analyst
7 22 (10.48%) Security Consultant
8 15 (7.14%) Architect
8 15 (7.14%) Security Manager
9 13 (6.19%) Information Security Engineer
10 11 (5.24%) IT Security Analyst
10 11 (5.24%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 10 (4.76%) Security Specialist
11 10 (4.76%) Security Architect
12 9 (4.29%) Information Manager
12 9 (4.29%) Information Security Manager
13 8 (3.81%) Technical Security Consultant
13 8 (3.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.29%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.24%) Management Information System
2 23 (10.95%) SCADA
3 17 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.81%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.43%) CESG
6 3 (1.43%) Open Source
6 3 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.95%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.95%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.48%) PKI
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) PMI
8 1 (0.48%) Social Network
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.52%) Windows
2 38 (18.10%) Linux
3 16 (7.62%) UNIX
4 4 (1.90%) Solaris
5 2 (0.95%) Android
5 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (58.10%) Information Security
2 87 (41.43%) SIEM
3 62 (29.52%) Cyber Security
4 47 (22.38%) Incident Management
5 44 (20.95%) Security Architecture
6 32 (15.24%) Kalman Filter
6 32 (15.24%) Risk Management
6 32 (15.24%) Malware Analysis
7 30 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (13.33%) Security Testing
9 22 (10.48%) Information Assurance
10 20 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
11 18 (8.57%) Computer Forensics
12 17 (8.10%) Database Security
12 17 (8.10%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (6.19%) Ethical Hacking
13 13 (6.19%) Project Management
13 13 (6.19%) People Management
13 13 (6.19%) Mentoring
14 12 (5.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.19%) Shell Script
2 12 (5.71%) SQL
3 6 (2.86%) C
4 5 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (0.48%) C++
5 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 133 (63.33%) CISSP
2 92 (43.81%) CEH
3 47 (22.38%) CISM
4 39 (18.57%) Degree
5 36 (17.14%) Security Cleared
6 35 (16.67%) GCIH
7 23 (10.95%) GCIA
8 21 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (9.52%) SC Cleared
10 19 (9.05%) CISA
11 18 (8.57%) SSCP
12 17 (8.10%) CCNP
13 13 (6.19%) CRISC
14 12 (5.71%) GCFA
15 10 (4.76%) DV Cleared
16 6 (2.86%) GPEN
16 6 (2.86%) OSCP
17 4 (1.90%) ISACA
17 4 (1.90%) CCNA
17 4 (1.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (27.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (24.76%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 8 (3.81%) SLA
5 4 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (20.95%) Snort
2 6 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 3 (1.43%) Nessus
2 1 (0.48%) Nmap
2 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (10.95%) Cisco
1 23 (10.95%) ArcSight
2 22 (10.48%) CheckPoint
3 21 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (7.62%) Splunk
5 12 (5.71%) Fortinet
6 11 (5.24%) McAfee
6 11 (5.24%) Juniper
7 10 (4.76%) Sourcefire
8 8 (3.81%) SAP
9 7 (3.33%) IBM
9 7 (3.33%) LogRhythm
10 6 (2.86%) VMware
11 4 (1.90%) Symantec
11 4 (1.90%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (1.90%) LogLogic
12 3 (1.43%) HP
13 2 (0.95%) NetIQ
13 2 (0.95%) Qualys
13 2 (0.95%) Q1 Labs
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £68000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60 - 80k plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £700000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago