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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 692 809 817
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +8
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 217 120 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 173 108 78
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -4.76%
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
26156 27364 26645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.57% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21168 22032 21157
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 +69 89 £60,000 +20.00% 20
South East +22 30 £52,500 -4.54% 14
Yorkshire +2 25 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East of England +12 21 £60,000 -
South West +5 21 £63,000 +40.00% 4
West Midlands -17 13 £45,000 +18.42% 1
North West - 12 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 8 £57,500 -
GIAC
UK

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 375 (80.47%) CISSP
2 246 (52.79%) Information Security
3 219 (47.00%) Cybersecurity
4 199 (42.70%) SANS
5 187 (40.13%) Firewall
6 174 (37.34%) CEH
7 163 (34.98%) Ethical Hacking
8 157 (33.69%) Penetration Testing
9 151 (32.40%) CISM
10 144 (30.90%) SIEM
11 132 (28.33%) Linux
12 129 (27.68%) Cisco Certification
13 122 (26.18%) TCP/IP
14 118 (25.32%) C++
14 118 (25.32%) Telecoms
14 118 (25.32%) SSCP
15 117 (25.11%) Java
15 117 (25.11%) C
15 117 (25.11%) GCIH
16 116 (24.89%) Degree
17 111 (23.82%) Finance
18 105 (22.53%) Reverse Engineering
19 101 (21.67%) CCNA
20 100 (21.46%) Security Operations
21 95 (20.39%) Microsoft Certification
21 95 (20.39%) MCSE
22 94 (20.17%) Big Data
23 91 (19.53%) C#
23 91 (19.53%) Security Cleared
24 88 (18.88%) Linux+ Certification

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 88 (18.88%) Apache Pig
2 13 (2.79%) IIS
3 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.07%) IaaS
3 5 (1.07%) SaaS
4 4 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 187 (40.13%) Firewall
2 122 (26.18%) TCP/IP
3 67 (14.38%) Network Security
4 60 (12.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 30 (6.44%) Wireshark
6 23 (4.94%) SSL
7 20 (4.29%) VPN
8 19 (4.08%) Internet
9 17 (3.65%) DMZ
9 17 (3.65%) WAN
9 17 (3.65%) Wireless
10 15 (3.22%) LAN
11 14 (3.00%) DNS
12 11 (2.36%) DHCP
12 11 (2.36%) Wireless Security
13 8 (1.72%) tcpdump
14 6 (1.29%) HTTP
15 5 (1.07%) Intranet
16 3 (0.64%) SMTP
17 2 (0.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (20.17%) Big Data
2 88 (18.88%) Apache Hive
2 88 (18.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.64%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.21%) MySQL
4 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.93%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.86%) AppScan
General
1 118 (25.32%) Telecoms
2 111 (23.82%) Finance
3 32 (6.87%) Legal
4 8 (1.72%) Banking
4 8 (1.72%) Retail
5 6 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 4 (0.86%) Games
7 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.64%) Law
8 2 (0.43%) Japanese Language
8 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 181 (38.84%) Analyst
2 138 (29.61%) Security Analyst
3 66 (14.16%) Software Engineer
4 49 (10.52%) Security Manager
5 46 (9.87%) Senior Analyst
5 46 (9.87%) SOC Analyst
6 41 (8.80%) Security Engineer
7 40 (8.58%) Consultant
8 39 (8.37%) Principal Engineer
9 38 (8.15%) Principal Software Engineer
10 34 (7.30%) Architect
10 34 (7.30%) Security Architect
11 32 (6.87%) Incident Manager
12 30 (6.44%) Senior Security Analyst
13 27 (5.79%) Information Analyst
13 27 (5.79%) Information Security Analyst
14 26 (5.58%) IT Manager
15 23 (4.94%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 21 (4.51%) Information Manager
16 21 (4.51%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (18.67%) Java EE
2 84 (18.03%) STL
3 7 (1.50%) Web Services
4 2 (0.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (17.60%) Cybercrime
2 55 (11.80%) Management Information System
3 51 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (10.73%) Cyberthreat
5 46 (9.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 40 (8.58%) Security Operations Centre
7 31 (6.65%) Computer Science
8 25 (5.36%) Cryptography
9 18 (3.86%) Embedded Systems
9 18 (3.86%) PKI
10 12 (2.58%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.29%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.86%) Cyber Attack
13 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.64%) CESG
14 3 (0.64%) Visualisation
15 2 (0.43%) Clustering
15 2 (0.43%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 132 (28.33%) Linux
2 88 (18.88%) Android
2 88 (18.88%) Apple iOS
3 54 (11.59%) Windows
4 32 (6.87%) Unix
5 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (52.79%) Information Security
2 219 (47.00%) Cybersecurity
3 163 (34.98%) Ethical Hacking
4 157 (33.69%) Penetration Testing
5 144 (30.90%) SIEM
6 105 (22.53%) Reverse Engineering
7 100 (21.46%) Security Operations
8 88 (18.88%) Mobile Development
9 87 (18.67%) Multithreading
10 85 (18.24%) Software Engineering
11 60 (12.88%) Coaching
12 59 (12.66%) Vulnerability Management
13 55 (11.80%) Mentoring
14 53 (11.37%) Risk Management
15 48 (10.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 47 (10.09%) Threat Analysis
17 40 (8.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 37 (7.94%) Kalman Filter
19 33 (7.08%) Security Architecture
20 32 (6.87%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 118 (25.32%) C++
2 117 (25.11%) C
2 117 (25.11%) Java
3 91 (19.53%) C#
4 84 (18.03%) Objective-C
5 51 (10.94%) Python
6 34 (7.30%) Perl
7 28 (6.01%) PowerShell
8 22 (4.72%) SQL
9 18 (3.86%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.64%) PHP
10 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 375 (80.47%) CISSP
2 199 (42.70%) SANS
3 174 (37.34%) CEH
4 151 (32.40%) CISM
5 129 (27.68%) Cisco Certification
6 118 (25.32%) SSCP
7 117 (25.11%) GCIH
8 116 (24.89%) Degree
9 101 (21.67%) CCNA
10 95 (20.39%) MCSE
10 95 (20.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 91 (19.53%) Security Cleared
12 88 (18.88%) Linux+ Certification
13 69 (14.81%) CISA
14 54 (11.59%) DV Cleared
15 44 (9.44%) Network+ Certification
16 39 (8.37%) GCFA
17 37 (7.94%) GCIA
18 31 (6.65%) CREST Certified
18 31 (6.65%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.44%) PCI DSS
2 41 (8.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (2.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 11 (2.36%) COBIT
6 8 (1.72%) SLA
7 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.21%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.21%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.21%) QA
7 1 (0.21%) RMADS
7 1 (0.21%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 35 (7.51%) Snort
2 16 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.43%) Firmware
5 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (5.58%) Nessus
2 19 (4.08%) EnCase
2 19 (4.08%) Nmap
3 18 (3.86%) OpenVAS
4 16 (3.43%) RSA enVision
5 7 (1.50%) QRadar
6 3 (0.64%) WMI
7 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.21%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 43 (9.23%) ArcSight
2 34 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 33 (7.08%) Splunk
4 30 (6.44%) Qualys
5 18 (3.86%) LogRhythm
6 17 (3.65%) Coverity
6 17 (3.65%) LogLogic
7 16 (3.43%) Intel Security
8 15 (3.22%) NetWitness
9 12 (2.58%) Remedy
9 12 (2.58%) VMware
10 11 (2.36%) Sourcefire
11 9 (1.93%) Cisco
12 8 (1.72%) AlienVault
13 6 (1.29%) Palo Alto
14 4 (0.86%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.86%) IBM
14 4 (0.86%) Oracle
14 4 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.86%) Veracode
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £55000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
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