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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 778 767 838
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +71
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 97 81 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.081% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.30% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 88 46 7
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £22,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £63,250 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
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
29107 27082 31438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.97% 26.95% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22787 22257 26833
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +14 48 £65,000 +8.33% 7
South East -18 27 £45,000 -15.49% 5
East Midlands - 8 £62,500 -
South West -28 5 £28,000 -22.22% 1
Yorkshire -49 4 - - 3
East of England -31 1 £57,500 +4.54%
West Midlands - 1 £57,256 -
GIAC
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 128 (70.72%) CISSP
2 98 (54.14%) Information Security
3 82 (45.30%) Firewall
4 79 (43.65%) CEH
5 68 (37.57%) Penetration Testing
6 60 (33.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 58 (32.04%) SIEM
8 55 (30.39%) Ethical Hacking
9 49 (27.07%) TCP/IP
10 47 (25.97%) Management Information System
10 47 (25.97%) Finance
10 47 (25.97%) Network Security
10 47 (25.97%) Cyber Security
11 43 (23.76%) Windows
12 41 (22.65%) GCIH
13 40 (22.10%) Degree
14 39 (21.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 38 (20.99%) Wireshark
16 36 (19.89%) CISM
17 35 (19.34%) Linux
17 35 (19.34%) PCI DSS
17 35 (19.34%) Security Cleared
18 34 (18.78%) ITIL
19 33 (18.23%) Security Testing
19 33 (18.23%) Snort
20 31 (17.13%) Sourcefire
20 31 (17.13%) Java
21 29 (16.02%) .NET
21 29 (16.02%) Incident Management
21 29 (16.02%) Change Control

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1 (0.55%) GroupWise
Applications
1 10 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.66%) SaaS
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (45.30%) Firewall
2 49 (27.07%) TCP/IP
3 47 (25.97%) Network Security
4 38 (20.99%) Wireshark
5 28 (15.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 27 (14.92%) Internet
7 23 (12.71%) VPN
8 22 (12.15%) tcpdump
9 21 (11.60%) Wireless
10 18 (9.94%) VoIP
11 16 (8.84%) DNS
12 12 (6.63%) Intranet
13 11 (6.08%) WAN
13 11 (6.08%) LAN
13 11 (6.08%) HTTP
14 10 (5.52%) LDAP
14 10 (5.52%) SMTP
15 9 (4.97%) FTP
16 4 (2.21%) SSL
17 3 (1.66%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.55%) MySQL
3 1 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.66%) AppScan
2 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
General
1 47 (25.97%) Finance
2 21 (11.60%) Law
3 19 (10.50%) Banking
4 6 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.21%) Retail
6 3 (1.66%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.66%) Legal
7 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.10%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.10%) French Language
7 2 (1.10%) German Language
8 1 (0.55%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 94 (51.93%) Analyst
2 80 (44.20%) Security Analyst
3 23 (12.71%) Security Specialist
3 23 (12.71%) Information Security Specialist
3 23 (12.71%) Information Specialist
4 22 (12.15%) Information Analyst
4 22 (12.15%) Information Security Analyst
5 18 (9.94%) Security Engineer
5 18 (9.94%) IT Security Analyst
6 16 (8.84%) Tester
7 14 (7.73%) Penetration Tester
8 13 (7.18%) Consultant
8 13 (7.18%) Product Specialist
9 12 (6.63%) Security Tester
10 10 (5.52%) Security Operations Analyst
10 10 (5.52%) Product Analyst
10 10 (5.52%) Security Consultant
10 10 (5.52%) Operations Analyst
11 8 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.87%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.02%) .NET
2 5 (2.76%) Web Services
3 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.66%) HTML
4 2 (1.10%) XML
4 2 (1.10%) JSON
4 2 (1.10%) RESTful
4 2 (1.10%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.97%) Management Information System
2 18 (9.94%) Open Source
3 9 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.76%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.21%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.21%) SCADA
6 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.10%) CESG
7 2 (1.10%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.55%) Derivative
8 1 (0.55%) Physics
8 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.76%) Windows
2 35 (19.34%) Linux
3 15 (8.29%) UNIX
4 9 (4.97%) Solaris
5 2 (1.10%) AIX
6 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (54.14%) Information Security
2 68 (37.57%) Penetration Testing
3 58 (32.04%) SIEM
4 55 (30.39%) Ethical Hacking
5 47 (25.97%) Cyber Security
6 39 (21.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 34 (18.78%) ITIL
8 33 (18.23%) Security Testing
9 29 (16.02%) Change Control
9 29 (16.02%) Incident Management
10 28 (15.47%) Information Assurance
11 25 (13.81%) Risk Assessment
12 24 (13.26%) Computer Forensics
13 18 (9.94%) Security Management
13 18 (9.94%) Risk Management
14 17 (9.39%) Information Management
15 16 (8.84%) Service Management
15 16 (8.84%) Vulnerability Management
16 12 (6.63%) E-Commerce
17 11 (6.08%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.13%) Java
2 21 (11.60%) PHP
3 19 (10.50%) C
4 18 (9.94%) Objective-C
5 10 (5.52%) SQL
5 10 (5.52%) Perl
6 4 (2.21%) Python
6 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.66%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.66%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.10%) C++
9 1 (0.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 128 (70.72%) CISSP
2 79 (43.65%) CEH
3 41 (22.65%) GCIH
4 40 (22.10%) Degree
5 36 (19.89%) CISM
6 35 (19.34%) Security Cleared
7 29 (16.02%) OSCP
8 27 (14.92%) DV Cleared
9 25 (13.81%) SC Cleared
9 25 (13.81%) GPEN
10 20 (11.05%) GCIA
11 18 (9.94%) CISMP
12 11 (6.08%) CISA
12 11 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (6.08%) MCSE
13 10 (5.52%) EnCE
14 9 (4.97%) GCFA
15 8 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (3.87%) CCNA
17 6 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (33.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (19.34%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.18%) COBIT
4 10 (5.52%) SLA
5 3 (1.66%) QA
6 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.55%) COSO
System Software
1 33 (18.23%) Snort
2 6 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) ACF2
4 1 (0.55%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) Nessus
2 2 (1.10%) SCOM
3 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 31 (17.13%) Sourcefire
2 28 (15.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.84%) ArcSight
4 10 (5.52%) LogLogic
4 10 (5.52%) Cisco
5 9 (4.97%) Symantec
5 9 (4.97%) Splunk
6 8 (4.42%) VMware
6 8 (4.42%) McAfee
6 8 (4.42%) Juniper
6 8 (4.42%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.87%) Q1 Labs
8 6 (3.31%) F5
8 6 (3.31%) Brocade
8 6 (3.31%) IBM
9 4 (2.21%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.66%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.10%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.10%) AlgoSec
11 2 (1.10%) Qualys
Dorset
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 21 days ago