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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 777 772 860
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +88
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 92 82 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.081% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.30% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 85 49 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 £69,000 £62,200 £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
29557 27524 31363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 27.06% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23105 22580 26865
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 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 +8 45 £65,000 +8.33% 6
South East -19 26 £45,000 -15.49% 3
East Midlands - 10 £62,500 -
South West -17 5 £28,000 -22.22% 1
East of England -6 1 £57,500 +4.54%
Yorkshire -45 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 £57,256 -
GIAC
UK

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 126 (71.19%) CISSP
2 91 (51.41%) Information Security
3 78 (44.07%) Firewall
4 73 (41.24%) CEH
5 68 (38.42%) Penetration Testing
6 60 (33.90%) SIEM
7 56 (31.64%) Ethical Hacking
8 53 (29.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 47 (26.55%) Management Information System
9 47 (26.55%) TCP/IP
10 46 (25.99%) Finance
10 46 (25.99%) Cyber Security
11 45 (25.42%) Windows
12 42 (23.73%) Network Security
13 41 (23.16%) Degree
13 41 (23.16%) GCIH
14 40 (22.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 40 (22.60%) Wireshark
15 37 (20.90%) Security Cleared
16 36 (20.34%) Linux
17 34 (19.21%) CISM
17 34 (19.21%) Security Testing
18 33 (18.64%) PCI DSS
18 33 (18.64%) Sourcefire
18 33 (18.64%) Snort
19 32 (18.08%) Java
20 31 (17.51%) ITIL
21 30 (16.95%) .NET
22 29 (16.38%) Incident Management
22 29 (16.38%) DV Cleared

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (0.56%) GroupWise
Applications
1 12 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.39%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.78%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) SaaS
2 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (44.07%) Firewall
2 47 (26.55%) TCP/IP
3 42 (23.73%) Network Security
4 40 (22.60%) Wireshark
5 28 (15.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 27 (15.25%) Internet
7 24 (13.56%) VPN
7 24 (13.56%) tcpdump
8 22 (12.43%) Wireless
9 19 (10.73%) VoIP
10 17 (9.60%) DNS
11 13 (7.34%) LAN
11 13 (7.34%) HTTP
11 13 (7.34%) WAN
12 12 (6.78%) SMTP
12 12 (6.78%) LDAP
12 12 (6.78%) Intranet
13 11 (6.21%) FTP
14 4 (2.26%) SSL
15 3 (1.69%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.56%) DB2
3 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) AppScan
2 1 (0.56%) Metasploit
General
1 46 (25.99%) Finance
2 21 (11.86%) Law
3 19 (10.73%) Banking
4 6 (3.39%) Retail
5 5 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.13%) French Language
7 2 (1.13%) German Language
7 2 (1.13%) Legal
7 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 95 (53.67%) Analyst
2 81 (45.76%) Security Analyst
3 22 (12.43%) Information Security Analyst
3 22 (12.43%) IT Security Analyst
3 22 (12.43%) Information Analyst
4 20 (11.30%) Security Specialist
4 20 (11.30%) Information Security Specialist
4 20 (11.30%) Information Specialist
5 17 (9.60%) Tester
6 16 (9.04%) Security Engineer
7 15 (8.47%) Penetration Tester
8 13 (7.34%) Consultant
8 13 (7.34%) Security Tester
8 13 (7.34%) Product Specialist
9 10 (5.65%) Security Operations Analyst
9 10 (5.65%) Product Analyst
9 10 (5.65%) Security Consultant
9 10 (5.65%) Operations Analyst
10 8 (4.52%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.95%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.95%) .NET
2 5 (2.82%) Web Services
3 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.69%) HTML
4 2 (1.13%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.13%) RESTful
4 2 (1.13%) JSON
4 2 (1.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (26.55%) Management Information System
2 19 (10.73%) Open Source
3 8 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.26%) SCADA
5 4 (2.26%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.26%) CESG
6 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.13%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) Physics
8 1 (0.56%) Derivative
8 1 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.42%) Windows
2 36 (20.34%) Linux
3 17 (9.60%) UNIX
4 10 (5.65%) Solaris
5 4 (2.26%) AIX
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (51.41%) Information Security
2 68 (38.42%) Penetration Testing
3 60 (33.90%) SIEM
4 56 (31.64%) Ethical Hacking
5 46 (25.99%) Cyber Security
6 40 (22.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 34 (19.21%) Security Testing
8 31 (17.51%) ITIL
9 29 (16.38%) Incident Management
10 28 (15.82%) Change Control
10 28 (15.82%) Information Assurance
11 25 (14.12%) Risk Assessment
12 23 (12.99%) Computer Forensics
13 18 (10.17%) Risk Management
13 18 (10.17%) Information Management
14 17 (9.60%) Security Management
15 14 (7.91%) Service Management
16 13 (7.34%) Vulnerability Management
17 11 (6.21%) ISMS
18 10 (5.65%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.08%) Java
2 22 (12.43%) PHP
3 20 (11.30%) C
4 19 (10.73%) Objective-C
5 10 (5.65%) Perl
5 10 (5.65%) SQL
6 4 (2.26%) Python
7 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.13%) C++
9 1 (0.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 126 (71.19%) CISSP
2 73 (41.24%) CEH
3 41 (23.16%) Degree
3 41 (23.16%) GCIH
4 37 (20.90%) Security Cleared
5 34 (19.21%) CISM
6 29 (16.38%) DV Cleared
6 29 (16.38%) OSCP
7 27 (15.25%) SC Cleared
8 26 (14.69%) GPEN
9 20 (11.30%) GCIA
10 19 (10.73%) CISMP
11 12 (6.78%) EnCE
11 12 (6.78%) CISA
12 11 (6.21%) MCSE
12 11 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (5.08%) GCFA
14 8 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (3.95%) CCNA
16 6 (3.39%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (29.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (18.64%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.34%) COBIT
4 10 (5.65%) SLA
5 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (1.69%) QA
6 2 (1.13%) COSO
7 1 (0.56%) HIPAA
System Software
1 33 (18.64%) Snort
2 6 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) Nmap
4 1 (0.56%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Nessus
2 2 (1.13%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (18.64%) Sourcefire
2 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.04%) ArcSight
4 10 (5.65%) LogLogic
5 9 (5.08%) Symantec
5 9 (5.08%) Cisco
5 9 (5.08%) Splunk
6 8 (4.52%) CheckPoint
6 8 (4.52%) McAfee
7 7 (3.95%) VMware
7 7 (3.95%) Juniper
7 7 (3.95%) Q1 Labs
8 6 (3.39%) IBM
9 5 (2.82%) Brocade
9 5 (2.82%) F5
9 5 (2.82%) LogRhythm
10 4 (2.26%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.13%) AlgoSec
11 2 (1.13%) Tufin
11 2 (1.13%) Qualys
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 24 days ago