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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 757 840 792
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -48
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 109 76 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.068% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 94 65 45
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.52%
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
27542 30637 28217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.05% 27.34% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21985 24416 23102
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 £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 July 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 July 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 +46 57 £66,250 +9.05% 11
South East +20 25 £58,750 +17.50% 10
Yorkshire +16 10 £40,000 -26.60% 2
South West -13 6 £50,000 +78.57%
West Midlands -5 5 £45,000 -42.30% 2
East of England +13 3 £60,000 - 7
North West 0 3 £47,500 -
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UK

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 146 (69.19%) CISSP
2 125 (59.24%) Information Security
3 73 (34.60%) SIEM
4 68 (32.23%) CEH
5 66 (31.28%) Cyber Security
6 64 (30.33%) Finance
7 63 (29.86%) Firewall
8 58 (27.49%) CISM
9 52 (24.64%) TCP/IP
10 51 (24.17%) Degree
11 49 (23.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 46 (21.80%) Intrusion Detection
13 45 (21.33%) GCIH
13 45 (21.33%) PCI DSS
13 45 (21.33%) Windows
13 45 (21.33%) Management Information System
14 44 (20.85%) Network Security
15 39 (18.48%) Malware Analysis
16 38 (18.01%) Snort
17 36 (17.06%) Linux
18 35 (16.59%) Security Architecture
19 34 (16.11%) Kalman Filter
19 34 (16.11%) Incident Management
20 33 (15.64%) CISA
21 32 (15.17%) Penetration Testing
22 28 (13.27%) Security Cleared
23 27 (12.80%) GCIA
23 27 (12.80%) Cisco Certification
24 26 (12.32%) WAN
25 25 (11.85%) LAN

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (1.90%) IIS
2 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
1 1 (0.47%) PaaS
1 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (29.86%) Firewall
2 52 (24.64%) TCP/IP
3 46 (21.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 44 (20.85%) Network Security
5 26 (12.32%) WAN
6 25 (11.85%) LAN
7 24 (11.37%) VPN
8 23 (10.90%) Wireshark
9 22 (10.43%) DNS
10 21 (9.95%) Wireless
11 20 (9.48%) Wireless Security
11 20 (9.48%) DMZ
12 18 (8.53%) DHCP
13 9 (4.27%) Internet
13 9 (4.27%) tcpdump
14 8 (3.79%) HTTP
15 6 (2.84%) FTP
15 6 (2.84%) SMTP
16 5 (2.37%) LDAP
17 4 (1.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.95%) MySQL
3 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.95%) JIRA
General
1 64 (30.33%) Finance
2 21 (9.95%) Banking
3 12 (5.69%) Legal
4 9 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.84%) Law
6 5 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.90%) Retail
8 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.42%) Advertising
9 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.47%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 78 (36.97%) Analyst
2 58 (27.49%) Security Analyst
3 33 (15.64%) Consultant
4 26 (12.32%) Security Engineer
5 20 (9.48%) Operations Analyst
5 20 (9.48%) Security Operations Analyst
6 19 (9.00%) Security Manager
7 18 (8.53%) Architect
7 18 (8.53%) Security Consultant
8 16 (7.58%) Information Analyst
8 16 (7.58%) Information Security Analyst
9 15 (7.11%) Security Architect
10 12 (5.69%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 10 (4.74%) Security Specialist
12 9 (4.27%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (4.27%) Information Manager
12 9 (4.27%) Information Security Manager
12 9 (4.27%) Information Security Engineer
13 8 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (3.32%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.32%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.33%) Management Information System
2 20 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.21%) SCADA
5 10 (4.74%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.37%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.90%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.95%) CESG
9 1 (0.47%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.47%) PKI
9 1 (0.47%) PMI
9 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.47%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.33%) Windows
2 36 (17.06%) Linux
3 22 (10.43%) UNIX
4 4 (1.90%) Solaris
5 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.95%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (59.24%) Information Security
2 73 (34.60%) SIEM
3 66 (31.28%) Cyber Security
4 39 (18.48%) Malware Analysis
5 35 (16.59%) Security Architecture
6 34 (16.11%) Incident Management
6 34 (16.11%) Kalman Filter
7 32 (15.17%) Penetration Testing
8 24 (11.37%) Network Monitoring
9 22 (10.43%) Ethical Hacking
10 20 (9.48%) Security Testing
11 19 (9.00%) Database Security
11 19 (9.00%) Computer Forensics
11 19 (9.00%) Risk Management
12 17 (8.06%) ITIL
13 15 (7.11%) Project Management
13 15 (7.11%) Information Assurance
13 15 (7.11%) Analytics
14 13 (6.16%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.74%) Shell Script
2 8 (3.79%) SQL
3 7 (3.32%) Perl
4 5 (2.37%) C
5 2 (0.95%) C++
5 2 (0.95%) Java
6 1 (0.47%) Python
6 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 146 (69.19%) CISSP
2 68 (32.23%) CEH
3 58 (27.49%) CISM
4 51 (24.17%) Degree
5 45 (21.33%) GCIH
6 33 (15.64%) CISA
7 28 (13.27%) Security Cleared
8 27 (12.80%) GCIA
8 27 (12.80%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (10.90%) CCNP
10 21 (9.95%) SSCP
11 20 (9.48%) CRISC
12 16 (7.58%) GCFA
13 10 (4.74%) EnCE
13 10 (4.74%) SC Cleared
14 9 (4.27%) GPEN
15 7 (3.32%) DV Cleared
16 6 (2.84%) OSCP
16 6 (2.84%) CCNA
17 5 (2.37%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (23.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (21.33%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.90%) SLA
6 1 (0.47%) BS7799
6 1 (0.47%) GCP
6 1 (0.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (18.01%) Snort
2 4 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Nessus
2 1 (0.47%) Nmap
2 1 (0.47%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (11.85%) ArcSight
2 20 (9.48%) Cisco
3 14 (6.64%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.16%) CheckPoint
5 12 (5.69%) Splunk
6 10 (4.74%) McAfee
6 10 (4.74%) Fortinet
7 8 (3.79%) LogLogic
7 8 (3.79%) LogRhythm
8 7 (3.32%) Juniper
8 7 (3.32%) IBM
9 6 (2.84%) Sourcefire
10 5 (2.37%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (1.90%) SAP
11 4 (1.90%) HP
11 4 (1.90%) VMware
11 4 (1.90%) Symantec
12 2 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000k-£70,000k
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Princes Risborough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 21 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: 21 days ago