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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 766 820 742
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -78
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 102 82 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.076% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 89 65 101
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £43,500 £42,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
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
28224 29316 29002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.34% 27.16% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22397 23562 23769
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -13 35 £52,500 -19.23% 12
South East -5 24 £55,000 +17.02% 8
West Midlands - 18 £38,000 - 3
Yorkshire +9 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East of England +11 5 £60,000 +9.09%
South West - 4 £45,000 - 5
North West - 1 £55,000 - 1
GIAC
UK

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 130 (62.20%) CISSP
2 117 (55.98%) Information Security
3 96 (45.93%) CEH
4 87 (41.63%) SIEM
5 57 (27.27%) Cyber Security
6 56 (26.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 55 (26.32%) Firewall
7 55 (26.32%) Management Information System
8 53 (25.36%) TCP/IP
8 53 (25.36%) PCI DSS
9 49 (23.44%) Incident Management
10 46 (22.01%) Snort
11 44 (21.05%) CISM
11 44 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
12 43 (20.57%) Finance
13 41 (19.62%) Security Architecture
14 38 (18.18%) Windows
14 38 (18.18%) Degree
15 37 (17.70%) Linux
16 36 (17.22%) GCIH
17 35 (16.75%) Risk Management
18 33 (15.79%) Network Security
18 33 (15.79%) Security Cleared
19 32 (15.31%) Kalman Filter
20 28 (13.40%) Penetration Testing
21 26 (12.44%) SCADA
21 26 (12.44%) Security Testing
22 25 (11.96%) DNS
23 24 (11.48%) ArcSight
24 23 (11.00%) VPN

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (1.91%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
1 1 (0.48%) PaaS
1 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (26.32%) Firewall
2 53 (25.36%) TCP/IP
3 44 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 33 (15.79%) Network Security
5 25 (11.96%) DNS
6 23 (11.00%) VPN
7 21 (10.05%) LAN
7 21 (10.05%) WAN
8 19 (9.09%) Wireshark
9 17 (8.13%) Wireless
9 17 (8.13%) DMZ
9 17 (8.13%) DHCP
9 17 (8.13%) Wireless Security
10 14 (6.70%) tcpdump
11 10 (4.78%) Internet
12 9 (4.31%) HTTP
13 5 (2.39%) LDAP
13 5 (2.39%) FTP
13 5 (2.39%) SMTP
14 2 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
General
1 43 (20.57%) Finance
2 16 (7.66%) Banking
3 12 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.78%) Legal
5 8 (3.83%) Law
6 7 (3.35%) Retail
7 5 (2.39%) Advertising
8 4 (1.91%) Marketing
9 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Games
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 102 (48.80%) Analyst
2 88 (42.11%) Security Analyst
3 36 (17.22%) Operations Analyst
3 36 (17.22%) Security Operations Analyst
4 30 (14.35%) Consultant
5 28 (13.40%) Security Engineer
6 24 (11.48%) Information Security Analyst
6 24 (11.48%) Information Analyst
7 20 (9.57%) Security Consultant
8 17 (8.13%) Security Manager
9 15 (7.18%) Architect
10 13 (6.22%) Information Security Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
12 10 (4.78%) Security Architect
12 10 (4.78%) Security Specialist
13 9 (4.31%) Information Security Manager
13 9 (4.31%) Information Manager
14 8 (3.83%) Project Manager
14 8 (3.83%) Technical Consultant
14 8 (3.83%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.31%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 55 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 26 (12.44%) SCADA
3 19 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.39%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.91%) PKI
7 3 (1.44%) CESG
8 2 (0.96%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.96%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.96%) Open Source
8 2 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.96%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.48%) Physics
9 1 (0.48%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.18%) Windows
2 37 (17.70%) Linux
3 16 (7.66%) UNIX
4 4 (1.91%) Solaris
5 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.48%) Android
5 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (55.98%) Information Security
2 87 (41.63%) SIEM
3 57 (27.27%) Cyber Security
4 49 (23.44%) Incident Management
5 41 (19.62%) Security Architecture
6 35 (16.75%) Risk Management
7 32 (15.31%) Kalman Filter
8 28 (13.40%) Penetration Testing
9 26 (12.44%) Security Testing
10 21 (10.05%) Information Assurance
11 20 (9.57%) Network Monitoring
12 19 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
13 17 (8.13%) Database Security
13 17 (8.13%) Computer Forensics
14 13 (6.22%) Change Management
15 12 (5.74%) ITIL
15 12 (5.74%) Ethical Hacking
16 11 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
16 11 (5.26%) E-Commerce
16 11 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.22%) SQL
2 12 (5.74%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.39%) C
4 4 (1.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 130 (62.20%) CISSP
2 96 (45.93%) CEH
3 44 (21.05%) CISM
4 38 (18.18%) Degree
5 36 (17.22%) GCIH
6 33 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 22 (10.53%) GCIA
8 20 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 17 (8.13%) CCNP
10 17 (8.13%) SSCP
11 16 (7.66%) CISA
12 14 (6.70%) GCFA
13 13 (6.22%) CRISC
14 9 (4.31%) DV Cleared
15 5 (2.39%) OSCP
16 4 (1.91%) GPEN
16 4 (1.91%) ISACA
16 4 (1.91%) CITP
16 4 (1.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (26.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (25.36%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 10 (4.78%) SLA
5 7 (3.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 46 (22.01%) Snort
2 5 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) Nessus
2 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (11.48%) ArcSight
2 23 (11.00%) Cisco
3 21 (10.05%) Microsoft
4 20 (9.57%) CheckPoint
5 17 (8.13%) Splunk
6 12 (5.74%) Fortinet
7 10 (4.78%) McAfee
7 10 (4.78%) Juniper
8 9 (4.31%) Sourcefire
9 8 (3.83%) LogRhythm
9 8 (3.83%) SAP
10 6 (2.87%) IBM
11 5 (2.39%) VMware
11 5 (2.39%) LogLogic
12 4 (1.91%) Symantec
13 3 (1.44%) NetIQ
13 3 (1.44%) Cyber-Ark
14 2 (0.96%) Q1 Labs
14 2 (0.96%) HP
14 2 (0.96%) Qualys
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £68000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000k-60,000k
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, benefits + more
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago