The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 817 741 860
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +119
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 85 115 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.11% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.40% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 69 98 28
Average salary £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,600 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,698 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.39% +11.11%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30548 28855 32597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.03% 27.73% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24664 23524 27845
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £66,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GIAC
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -34 39 £58,000 +10.47% 6
South East -68 17 £46,000 -8.00% 3
East Midlands -12 16 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East of England -11 7 £52,500 +10.52%
Yorkshire -41 3 £45,000 +2.27%
South West -5 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £78,000 -
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 134 (70.53%) CISSP
2 107 (56.32%) Information Security
3 92 (48.42%) CEH
4 83 (43.68%) Penetration Testing
5 71 (37.37%) Management Information System
6 70 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 61 (32.11%) PCI DSS
8 56 (29.47%) SIEM
8 56 (29.47%) Ethical Hacking
9 55 (28.95%) Firewall
10 53 (27.89%) CISM
11 43 (22.63%) Finance
12 39 (20.53%) Security Testing
13 38 (20.00%) Windows
14 37 (19.47%) Linux
15 36 (18.95%) Wireshark
16 34 (17.89%) Degree
16 34 (17.89%) GCIH
16 34 (17.89%) GPEN
17 33 (17.37%) OSCP
17 33 (17.37%) Network Security
18 30 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 28 (14.74%) TCP/IP
19 28 (14.74%) Risk Management
20 27 (14.21%) Risk Assessment
21 26 (13.68%) Wireless
22 25 (13.16%) Security Cleared
23 24 (12.63%) Banking
23 24 (12.63%) Incident Management
23 24 (12.63%) VPN

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (0.53%) GroupWise
Applications
1 8 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.63%) MS Office
3 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (28.95%) Firewall
2 36 (18.95%) Wireshark
3 33 (17.37%) Network Security
4 28 (14.74%) TCP/IP
5 26 (13.68%) Wireless
6 24 (12.63%) VPN
7 20 (10.53%) LDAP
8 19 (10.00%) VoIP
8 19 (10.00%) tcpdump
9 18 (9.47%) WAN
9 18 (9.47%) LAN
10 16 (8.42%) DNS
11 15 (7.89%) HTTP
12 14 (7.37%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (6.84%) SMTP
14 12 (6.32%) FTP
14 12 (6.32%) Internet
15 4 (2.11%) SSL
16 2 (1.05%) HTTPS
17 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.53%) MySQL
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Metasploit
General
1 43 (22.63%) Finance
2 24 (12.63%) Banking
3 16 (8.42%) Law
4 9 (4.74%) Legal
5 7 (3.68%) Retail
6 5 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.11%) Publishing
8 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Marketing
9 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 83 (43.68%) Analyst
2 67 (35.26%) Security Analyst
3 27 (14.21%) Tester
4 21 (11.05%) IT Security Analyst
5 19 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
5 19 (10.00%) Consultant
6 17 (8.95%) Security Tester
7 15 (7.89%) Security Specialist
7 15 (7.89%) Information Security Specialist
7 15 (7.89%) Information Specialist
8 14 (7.37%) Team Leader
9 12 (6.32%) Risk Analyst
10 11 (5.79%) Security Consultant
10 11 (5.79%) Security Manager
11 9 (4.74%) Security Operations Manager
11 9 (4.74%) Operations Manager
12 8 (4.21%) Lead Tester
12 8 (4.21%) Information Security Analyst
12 8 (4.21%) Information Analyst
13 7 (3.68%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.47%) .NET
2 6 (3.16%) HTML
3 1 (0.53%) Flash
3 1 (0.53%) XML
3 1 (0.53%) LAMP
3 1 (0.53%) JSON
3 1 (0.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 71 (37.37%) Management Information System
2 18 (9.47%) Open Source
3 15 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (3.68%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.63%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.63%) CESG
6 4 (2.11%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.58%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.58%) Physics
7 3 (1.58%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) PKI
8 1 (0.53%) Derivative
8 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.00%) Windows
2 37 (19.47%) Linux
3 12 (6.32%) UNIX
4 10 (5.26%) Solaris
5 5 (2.63%) AIX
6 4 (2.11%) Android
6 4 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (56.32%) Information Security
2 83 (43.68%) Penetration Testing
3 56 (29.47%) SIEM
3 56 (29.47%) Ethical Hacking
4 39 (20.53%) Security Testing
5 30 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 28 (14.74%) Risk Management
7 27 (14.21%) Risk Assessment
8 24 (12.63%) Incident Management
8 24 (12.63%) Cyber Security
9 22 (11.58%) Computer Forensics
10 21 (11.05%) ITIL
10 21 (11.05%) E-Commerce
11 16 (8.42%) Data Protection
12 15 (7.89%) Risk Analysis
13 14 (7.37%) Information Management
13 14 (7.37%) Information Assurance
13 14 (7.37%) Service Management
14 13 (6.84%) CRAMM
14 13 (6.84%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.63%) Java
2 23 (12.11%) PHP
3 15 (7.89%) Objective-C
3 15 (7.89%) C
4 11 (5.79%) Perl
5 9 (4.74%) SQL
6 8 (4.21%) Ruby
6 8 (4.21%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.53%) VBScript
7 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 134 (70.53%) CISSP
2 92 (48.42%) CEH
3 53 (27.89%) CISM
4 34 (17.89%) Degree
4 34 (17.89%) GCIH
4 34 (17.89%) GPEN
5 33 (17.37%) OSCP
6 25 (13.16%) Security Cleared
7 19 (10.00%) CISA
8 17 (8.95%) GCIA
9 16 (8.42%) CISMP
9 16 (8.42%) CRISC
9 16 (8.42%) SC Cleared
10 13 (6.84%) DV Cleared
11 12 (6.32%) SSCP
12 10 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (5.26%) GISP
13 8 (4.21%) GCFA
14 6 (3.16%) EnCE
14 6 (3.16%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (32.11%) PCI DSS
3 21 (11.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 16 (8.42%) COBIT
5 13 (6.84%) SLA
6 7 (3.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (3.16%) HIPAA
8 2 (1.05%) COSO
System Software
1 23 (12.11%) Snort
2 10 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.68%) Nmap
4 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.53%) ACF2
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (3.68%) Nessus
2 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (12.11%) Sourcefire
2 14 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.26%) ArcSight
3 10 (5.26%) LogRhythm
4 9 (4.74%) Splunk
5 8 (4.21%) Juniper
6 7 (3.68%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.16%) Q1 Labs
7 6 (3.16%) Symantec
7 6 (3.16%) Cisco
8 5 (2.63%) Blue Coat
9 4 (2.11%) LogLogic
9 4 (2.11%) IBM
10 3 (1.58%) McAfee
11 2 (1.05%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.05%) Websense
11 2 (1.05%) VMware
11 2 (1.05%) HP
11 2 (1.05%) Dell
12 1 (0.53%) Sun
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £60,000 per annum basic + bonus (avg 15%) + share option + pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum plus car and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £72500 - £82500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Enderby, Leicestershire
Easy Web recruitment - Next Retail
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £57000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TK Maxx
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago