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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 680 789 783
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -6
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 182 97 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.089% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 160 89 46
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £58,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+23.15% -13.63%
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
28057 29237 27206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.16% 26.97% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 22808 22872 22336
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 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 2 September 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 +41 81 £65,000 +1.96% 14
South West +13 33 £60,000 +114.28% 9
South East -17 26 £60,000 +33.33% 8
Yorkshire +32 23 £45,000 - 5
West Midlands +5 11 £71,500 +24.87% 1
East of England +10 6 £50,000 -13.04% 1
North West - 2 £45,000 - 3
GIAC
UK

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 203 (73.29%) CISSP
2 161 (58.12%) Information Security
3 114 (41.16%) Cyber Security
4 91 (32.85%) Firewall
5 83 (29.96%) CISM
6 78 (28.16%) Penetration Testing
7 77 (27.80%) Ethical Hacking
8 75 (27.08%) SIEM
9 71 (25.63%) TCP/IP
10 68 (24.55%) Finance
11 67 (24.19%) Degree
12 62 (22.38%) CEH
13 61 (22.02%) Linux
14 58 (20.94%) GCIH
15 55 (19.86%) PCI DSS
16 54 (19.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 48 (17.33%) CISA
17 48 (17.33%) Reverse Engineering
18 47 (16.97%) Cisco Certification
18 47 (16.97%) Security Cleared
19 45 (16.25%) SSCP
20 43 (15.52%) Windows
21 40 (14.44%) GCFA
21 40 (14.44%) Intrusion Detection
22 39 (14.08%) Management Information System
23 36 (13.00%) Network Security
24 35 (12.64%) C
24 35 (12.64%) Malware Analysis
25 34 (12.27%) Kalman Filter
25 34 (12.27%) Analytical Skills

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (9.03%) Apache Pig
2 6 (2.17%) IIS
3 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 91 (32.85%) Firewall
2 71 (25.63%) TCP/IP
3 40 (14.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 36 (13.00%) Network Security
5 29 (10.47%) Wireshark
6 20 (7.22%) Wireless
7 18 (6.50%) WAN
8 16 (5.78%) LAN
9 15 (5.42%) VPN
9 15 (5.42%) DNS
10 14 (5.05%) Internet
11 13 (4.69%) Wireless Security
11 13 (4.69%) DMZ
12 10 (3.61%) DHCP
13 9 (3.25%) tcpdump
13 9 (3.25%) SSL
14 8 (2.89%) HTTP
15 5 (1.81%) SMTP
16 4 (1.44%) FTP
17 3 (1.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.39%) Hadoop
2 25 (9.03%) Apache Hive
2 25 (9.03%) Big Data
3 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.25%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 68 (24.55%) Finance
2 31 (11.19%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.58%) Legal
3 21 (7.58%) Banking
4 6 (2.17%) Law
5 5 (1.81%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.44%) Retail
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.36%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 112 (40.43%) Analyst
2 74 (26.71%) Security Analyst
3 42 (15.16%) Consultant
4 25 (9.03%) Information Analyst
4 25 (9.03%) Information Security Analyst
5 24 (8.66%) Security Consultant
6 22 (7.94%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (7.58%) Security Manager
8 20 (7.22%) Architect
9 19 (6.86%) Security Architect
10 16 (5.78%) Security Engineer
11 15 (5.42%) Security Specialist
11 15 (5.42%) Cyber Security Consultant
12 14 (5.05%) Senior Consultant
13 12 (4.33%) Software Engineer
14 10 (3.61%) Developer
14 10 (3.61%) Information Manager
14 10 (3.61%) Information Security Manager
14 10 (3.61%) Cyber Security Analyst
15 8 (2.89%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.03%) STL
2 24 (8.66%) Java EE
3 3 (1.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.08%) Management Information System
2 34 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.94%) Cybercrime
4 18 (6.50%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.61%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.17%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.17%) PKI
8 5 (1.81%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.44%) SCADA
10 3 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.36%) BYOD
12 1 (0.36%) Social Network
12 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.36%) PMI
12 1 (0.36%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 61 (22.02%) Linux
2 43 (15.52%) Windows
3 34 (12.27%) UNIX
4 27 (9.75%) Android
4 27 (9.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.72%) Solaris
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.36%) GCOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (58.12%) Information Security
2 114 (41.16%) Cyber Security
3 78 (28.16%) Penetration Testing
4 77 (27.80%) Ethical Hacking
5 75 (27.08%) SIEM
6 48 (17.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 35 (12.64%) Malware Analysis
8 34 (12.27%) Kalman Filter
8 34 (12.27%) Security Architecture
9 29 (10.47%) Risk Management
10 25 (9.03%) Software Engineering
10 25 (9.03%) Mobile Development
11 24 (8.66%) Coaching
11 24 (8.66%) Vulnerability Management
11 24 (8.66%) Incident Management
11 24 (8.66%) Multithreading
12 23 (8.30%) Analytics
13 22 (7.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 22 (7.94%) Security Testing
14 20 (7.22%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.64%) C
2 33 (11.91%) C++
2 33 (11.91%) Java
3 25 (9.03%) C#
3 25 (9.03%) Objective-C
4 16 (5.78%) Perl
5 11 (3.97%) Python
6 10 (3.61%) SQL
6 10 (3.61%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.53%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 203 (73.29%) CISSP
2 83 (29.96%) CISM
3 67 (24.19%) Degree
4 62 (22.38%) CEH
5 58 (20.94%) GCIH
6 48 (17.33%) CISA
7 47 (16.97%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (16.97%) Security Cleared
8 45 (16.25%) SSCP
9 40 (14.44%) GCFA
10 32 (11.55%) EnCE
10 32 (11.55%) CCNA
11 31 (11.19%) MCSE
11 31 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (11.19%) DV Cleared
12 28 (10.11%) GCIA
13 25 (9.03%) Linux+ Certification
14 23 (8.30%) CRISC
15 19 (6.86%) CCNP
16 17 (6.14%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (19.86%) PCI DSS
2 54 (19.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (5.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.72%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.36%) GCP
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) BS7799
System Software
1 33 (11.91%) Snort
2 13 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) Nessus
2 2 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.36%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.36%) Nmap
3 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (7.58%) ArcSight
2 15 (5.42%) Cisco
3 14 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.05%) Splunk
4 13 (4.69%) VMware
5 9 (3.25%) LogLogic
6 7 (2.53%) Qualys
6 7 (2.53%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.17%) McAfee
7 6 (2.17%) Sourcefire
7 6 (2.17%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (1.81%) LogRhythm
8 5 (1.81%) IBM
9 4 (1.44%) HP
9 4 (1.44%) Juniper
9 4 (1.44%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.08%) Symantec
10 3 (1.08%) FireEye
11 2 (0.72%) Trustwave
11 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £45k - 65k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £26k - 320k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £53162 - £79744 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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