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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 748 770 801
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +31
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 118 94 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.092% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 98 74 45
Average salary £55,000 £56,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £63,400
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
28931 27477 30865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.54% 26.87% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23292 21935 26132
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 +11 43 £61,250 +6.52% 7
Yorkshire -15 23 £45,000 - 4
South East +22 22 £57,500 +27.77% 4
West Midlands - 16 £38,000 - 2
East of England -17 6 £60,000 +41.17%
South West -4 5 £52,500 +44.82% 1
GIAC
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (60.36%) CISSP
2 132 (59.46%) Information Security
3 102 (45.95%) CEH
4 75 (33.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 73 (32.88%) Firewall
6 71 (31.98%) SIEM
7 60 (27.03%) Cyber Security
8 59 (26.58%) Management Information System
9 54 (24.32%) Network Security
9 54 (24.32%) TCP/IP
9 54 (24.32%) Incident Management
10 53 (23.87%) Penetration Testing
11 50 (22.52%) Linux
11 50 (22.52%) CISM
12 45 (20.27%) PCI DSS
13 44 (19.82%) Snort
14 42 (18.92%) Windows
15 39 (17.57%) Degree
16 38 (17.12%) ITIL
17 37 (16.67%) GCIH
18 36 (16.22%) Finance
18 36 (16.22%) Risk Management
19 35 (15.77%) Vulnerability Management
20 34 (15.32%) Intrusion Detection
21 32 (14.41%) Security Cleared
22 31 (13.96%) E-Commerce
22 31 (13.96%) Microsoft
23 30 (13.51%) Information Assurance
24 29 (13.06%) Wireshark
25 27 (12.16%) Change Control

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (1.80%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (32.88%) Firewall
2 54 (24.32%) Network Security
2 54 (24.32%) TCP/IP
3 34 (15.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 29 (13.06%) Wireshark
5 25 (11.26%) Internet
6 23 (10.36%) tcpdump
7 20 (9.01%) DNS
8 15 (6.76%) VPN
9 14 (6.31%) WAN
10 13 (5.86%) LAN
10 13 (5.86%) HTTP
11 12 (5.41%) Intranet
12 10 (4.50%) SMTP
12 10 (4.50%) LDAP
12 10 (4.50%) FTP
13 7 (3.15%) Wireless
14 6 (2.70%) DMZ
15 5 (2.25%) DHCP
16 4 (1.80%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (16.22%) Finance
2 18 (8.11%) Law
3 14 (6.31%) Banking
4 12 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.95%) Legal
6 9 (4.05%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.80%) Marketing
7 4 (1.80%) Retail
8 3 (1.35%) Advertising
9 2 (0.90%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.90%) French Language
9 2 (0.90%) German Language
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 114 (51.35%) Analyst
2 97 (43.69%) Security Analyst
3 31 (13.96%) Information Analyst
3 31 (13.96%) Information Security Analyst
4 30 (13.51%) Security Specialist
5 28 (12.61%) Information Security Specialist
5 28 (12.61%) Information Specialist
6 25 (11.26%) Consultant
7 23 (10.36%) Security Engineer
8 20 (9.01%) Security Consultant
9 18 (8.11%) Operations Analyst
9 18 (8.11%) Security Operations Analyst
10 14 (6.31%) Product Specialist
11 13 (5.86%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (4.50%) Senior Security Analyst
12 10 (4.50%) Product Analyst
12 10 (4.50%) IT Security Analyst
13 9 (4.05%) Security Manager
14 8 (3.60%) Architect
14 8 (3.60%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.80%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.35%) .NET
2 3 (1.35%) Web Services
3 2 (0.90%) XML
3 2 (0.90%) JSON
3 2 (0.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.58%) Management Information System
2 21 (9.46%) SCADA
3 16 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.80%) CESG
5 4 (1.80%) PKI
6 3 (1.35%) Open Source
6 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.90%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.90%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.90%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.52%) Linux
2 42 (18.92%) Windows
3 24 (10.81%) UNIX
4 9 (4.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (59.46%) Information Security
2 71 (31.98%) SIEM
3 60 (27.03%) Cyber Security
4 54 (24.32%) Incident Management
5 53 (23.87%) Penetration Testing
6 38 (17.12%) ITIL
7 36 (16.22%) Risk Management
8 35 (15.77%) Vulnerability Management
9 31 (13.96%) E-Commerce
10 30 (13.51%) Information Assurance
11 27 (12.16%) Change Control
11 27 (12.16%) Ethical Hacking
12 23 (10.36%) Computer Forensics
12 23 (10.36%) Security Architecture
12 23 (10.36%) Security Testing
13 21 (9.46%) Security Management
14 18 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 17 (7.66%) Risk Assessment
16 16 (7.21%) Change Management
17 15 (6.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.05%) SQL
2 7 (3.15%) C
2 7 (3.15%) Perl
3 6 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.25%) Java
5 4 (1.80%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.80%) Python
6 3 (1.35%) Objective-C
6 3 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (0.45%) C#
7 1 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 134 (60.36%) CISSP
2 102 (45.95%) CEH
3 50 (22.52%) CISM
4 39 (17.57%) Degree
5 37 (16.67%) GCIH
6 32 (14.41%) Security Cleared
7 27 (12.16%) GCIA
8 26 (11.71%) SC Cleared
9 19 (8.56%) DV Cleared
10 18 (8.11%) GCFA
10 18 (8.11%) CISA
11 15 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (5.86%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (5.86%) OSCP
13 12 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (5.41%) MCSE
14 10 (4.50%) SSCP
14 10 (4.50%) CRISC
15 8 (3.60%) CCNP
16 7 (3.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (33.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (20.27%) PCI DSS
3 23 (10.36%) SLA
4 14 (6.31%) COBIT
5 8 (3.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 44 (19.82%) Snort
2 7 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.45%) Nmap
4 1 (0.45%) XenApp
4 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.80%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.46%) Sourcefire
3 20 (9.01%) CheckPoint
3 20 (9.01%) Cisco
4 13 (5.86%) Juniper
5 11 (4.95%) VMware
6 10 (4.50%) Splunk
6 10 (4.50%) ArcSight
7 8 (3.60%) McAfee
8 7 (3.15%) Cyber-Ark
8 7 (3.15%) LogRhythm
9 6 (2.70%) F5
9 6 (2.70%) Brocade
10 5 (2.25%) SAP
11 4 (1.80%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.80%) AlgoSec
12 3 (1.35%) Qualys
12 3 (1.35%) NetIQ
13 2 (0.90%) Tufin
13 2 (0.90%) Sun
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £100,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits & much more
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Aldershot
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Certification Europe
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bens + Training and Development and Career Pro
Posted: 20 days ago