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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
UK / England
Rank 606 682 809
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +127
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 210 218 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.84% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 151 172 100
Median salary £65,000 £56,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.04% +5.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,870 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £87,250 £75,000 £69,750
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%

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
19952 25963 27283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.22% 27.81% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15892 21015 21944
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

GIAC Salary Histogram in England

GIAC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +93 110 £70,000 +16.66% 11
South West +29 41 £48,500 -33.10%
East of England +19 19 £65,000 +8.33% 1
West Midlands +7 19 £37,500 -11.76% 1
South East +53 17 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire +6 3 £53,750 -2.27%
North West -26 1 - -
GIAC
UK

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 327 (71.40%) CISSP
2 259 (56.55%) Information Security
3 203 (44.32%) SANS
4 188 (41.05%) Cybersecurity
5 181 (39.52%) CISM
6 155 (33.84%) CEH
7 153 (33.41%) Linux
8 149 (32.53%) Security Cleared
9 143 (31.22%) Firewall
10 141 (30.79%) SIEM
11 130 (28.38%) Finance
12 116 (25.33%) Windows
13 113 (24.67%) CISA
14 112 (24.45%) Penetration Testing
15 109 (23.80%) Management Information System
15 109 (23.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 104 (22.71%) Security Operations
17 94 (20.52%) DV Cleared
18 91 (19.87%) Degree
19 90 (19.65%) Cisco Certification
20 88 (19.21%) CCNA
21 82 (17.90%) C
21 82 (17.90%) Ethical Hacking
22 81 (17.69%) PCI DSS
23 76 (16.59%) SSCP
24 74 (16.16%) ITIL
25 73 (15.94%) OSCP
26 70 (15.28%) Vulnerability Management
27 67 (14.63%) Nessus
28 66 (14.41%) Python

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (3.71%) Apache Pig
2 13 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.09%) MS Project
4 3 (0.66%) MS Office
4 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.75%) Sumo Logic
3 4 (0.87%) Office 365
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 143 (31.22%) Firewall
2 66 (14.41%) TCP/IP
3 62 (13.54%) Network Security
4 49 (10.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 25 (5.46%) SSL
6 20 (4.37%) DNS
6 20 (4.37%) Wireshark
7 17 (3.71%) Wireless
8 16 (3.49%) Internet
9 14 (3.06%) SMTP
10 12 (2.62%) LAN
11 11 (2.40%) FCoE
11 11 (2.40%) HTTP
11 11 (2.40%) SNMP
11 11 (2.40%) WAN
12 7 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (1.53%) Junos
13 6 (1.31%) LDAP
13 6 (1.31%) VPN
14 5 (1.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.77%) Big Data
2 25 (5.46%) Hadoop
3 17 (3.71%) Apache Hive
4 9 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.97%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.75%) MySQL
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.44%) ZAP BI
7 1 (0.22%) GIS
Development Applications
1 18 (3.93%) JIRA
2 11 (2.40%) Burp Suite
2 11 (2.40%) Redmine
3 8 (1.75%) Selenium
4 7 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (1.53%) Bitbucket
4 7 (1.53%) CodeSonar
4 7 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.53%) git-flow
4 7 (1.53%) Robot Framework
5 5 (1.09%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.66%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.44%) Subversion
8 1 (0.22%) AppScan
8 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
General
1 130 (28.38%) Finance
2 52 (11.35%) Banking
3 38 (8.30%) Games
4 32 (6.99%) Retail
5 28 (6.11%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.84%) Legal
7 10 (2.18%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.66%) Law
10 3 (0.66%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (31.66%) Analyst
2 116 (25.33%) Security Analyst
3 60 (13.10%) Architect
3 60 (13.10%) Security Engineer
4 42 (9.17%) Tester
5 40 (8.73%) Penetration Tester
5 40 (8.73%) SOC Analyst
6 37 (8.08%) Security Architect
7 30 (6.55%) Security Manager
8 28 (6.11%) Consultant
8 28 (6.11%) IT Analyst
8 28 (6.11%) IT Security Analyst
8 28 (6.11%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (5.68%) Information Analyst
9 26 (5.68%) Information Security Analyst
10 25 (5.46%) Information Security Engineer
10 25 (5.46%) Senior Analyst
11 23 (5.02%) Platform Engineer
12 22 (4.80%) Security Specialist
13 21 (4.59%) Cybersecurity Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.33%) Java EE
1 29 (6.33%) STL
2 20 (4.37%) SailPoint
3 11 (2.40%) .NET
4 9 (1.97%) REST
5 8 (1.75%) LAMP
5 8 (1.75%) Node.js
6 7 (1.53%) .NET Framework
6 7 (1.53%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.53%) Django
6 7 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (1.53%) SOAP
6 7 (1.53%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.44%) J2EE
7 2 (0.44%) RESTful
7 2 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 109 (23.80%) Management Information System
2 50 (10.92%) Security Operations Centre
3 31 (6.77%) Computer Science
4 25 (5.46%) Cyberthreat
5 24 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (4.59%) Data Protection Act
7 20 (4.37%) Data Centre
8 18 (3.93%) Embedded Systems
9 15 (3.28%) Cryptography
10 14 (3.06%) Cybercrime
11 12 (2.62%) CESG
11 12 (2.62%) Cyber Attack
11 12 (2.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (1.75%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.53%) iPad
13 7 (1.53%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.09%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.09%) Physics
15 4 (0.87%) PKI
15 4 (0.87%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 153 (33.41%) Linux
2 116 (25.33%) Windows
3 39 (8.52%) Unix
4 19 (4.15%) Android
4 19 (4.15%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.18%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.75%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.09%) Kali Linux
8 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (56.55%) Information Security
2 188 (41.05%) Cybersecurity
3 141 (30.79%) SIEM
4 112 (24.45%) Penetration Testing
5 104 (22.71%) Security Operations
6 82 (17.90%) Ethical Hacking
7 74 (16.16%) ITIL
8 70 (15.28%) Vulnerability Management
9 63 (13.76%) Reverse Engineering
10 60 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (13.10%) OWASP
11 59 (12.88%) Incident Management
11 59 (12.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 56 (12.23%) Mentoring
12 56 (12.23%) Security Monitoring
13 54 (11.79%) Security Architecture
14 51 (11.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 48 (10.48%) Software Engineering
16 40 (8.73%) Risk Management
17 39 (8.52%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 82 (17.90%) C
2 66 (14.41%) Python
3 55 (12.01%) Java
4 48 (10.48%) C++
5 42 (9.17%) Bash Shell
6 39 (8.52%) Perl
7 29 (6.33%) C#
7 29 (6.33%) Objective-C
8 27 (5.90%) PowerShell
9 20 (4.37%) Korn
10 12 (2.62%) SQL
10 12 (2.62%) VB
11 11 (2.40%) Ruby
12 9 (1.97%) Bourne shell
12 9 (1.97%) JavaScript
13 7 (1.53%) PHP
14 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 327 (71.40%) CISSP
2 203 (44.32%) SANS
3 181 (39.52%) CISM
4 155 (33.84%) CEH
5 149 (32.53%) Security Cleared
6 113 (24.67%) CISA
7 94 (20.52%) DV Cleared
8 91 (19.87%) Degree
9 90 (19.65%) Cisco Certification
10 88 (19.21%) CCNA
11 76 (16.59%) SSCP
12 73 (15.94%) OSCP
13 64 (13.97%) SC Cleared
14 61 (13.32%) CompTIA Security+
14 61 (13.32%) CREST Certified
14 61 (13.32%) Network+ Certification
14 61 (13.32%) Security+ Certification
15 60 (13.10%) GPEN
16 56 (12.23%) GSEC
17 54 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (23.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (17.69%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.06%) COBIT
4 12 (2.62%) QA
5 11 (2.40%) SSAE 16
6 10 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 10 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (1.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (1.53%) SLA
9 1 (0.22%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (5.02%) Snort
2 19 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.28%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.40%) NFS
4 11 (2.40%) Samba
4 11 (2.40%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.53%) Docker
5 7 (1.53%) vSphere
6 6 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.66%) XenApp
7 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 67 (14.63%) Nessus
2 43 (9.39%) McAfee ePO
3 28 (6.11%) Nmap
4 21 (4.59%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 19 (4.15%) OpenVAS
5 19 (4.15%) Puppet
6 12 (2.62%) Ansible
6 12 (2.62%) QRadar
7 11 (2.40%) Nagios
8 10 (2.18%) CSIRT
8 10 (2.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (1.75%) logstash
9 8 (1.75%) WMI
10 7 (1.53%) Nexpose
10 7 (1.53%) RSA enVision
10 7 (1.53%) Salt
11 6 (1.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (1.31%) RSA Security Analytics
12 3 (0.66%) EnCase
12 3 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (11.57%) Intel Security
2 52 (11.35%) Splunk
3 46 (10.04%) Cyber-Ark
4 43 (9.39%) Microsoft
5 37 (8.08%) Qualys
6 26 (5.68%) ArcSight
6 26 (5.68%) Aveksa
7 25 (5.46%) Cisco
8 22 (4.80%) Bomgar
8 22 (4.80%) VMware
9 19 (4.15%) LogRhythm
9 19 (4.15%) Symantec
10 18 (3.93%) Coverity
11 16 (3.49%) FireEye
12 15 (3.28%) SolarWinds
12 15 (3.28%) Sourcefire
13 14 (3.06%) Forcepoint
14 12 (2.62%) LogLogic
14 12 (2.62%) Oracle
15 11 (2.40%) EMC
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