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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 720 746 788
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +42
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 117 107 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.41% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 104 85 57
Average salary £53,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.82% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
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
26711 26365 29295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.49% 27.12% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21542 20977 24759
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Yorkshire +8 30 £45,000 - 1
London -43 28 £55,000 -15.38% 9
South East -6 23 £62,500 +31.57% 7
West Midlands - 15 £38,000 -
East of England -6 8 £60,000 +11.62%
South West -15 5 £45,000 +20.00% 1
GIAC
UK

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 138 (59.74%) CISSP
2 134 (58.01%) Information Security
3 107 (46.32%) CEH
4 80 (34.63%) SIEM
5 74 (32.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 64 (27.71%) Firewall
6 64 (27.71%) Management Information System
7 58 (25.11%) Incident Management
8 54 (23.38%) PCI DSS
9 53 (22.94%) Cyber Security
9 53 (22.94%) Linux
10 51 (22.08%) TCP/IP
10 51 (22.08%) CISM
11 44 (19.05%) Network Security
11 44 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
12 43 (18.61%) Snort
12 43 (18.61%) Risk Management
12 43 (18.61%) Windows
13 41 (17.75%) GCIH
14 39 (16.88%) Finance
14 39 (16.88%) Intrusion Detection
15 37 (16.02%) Degree
15 37 (16.02%) Vulnerability Management
16 36 (15.58%) Security Architecture
17 34 (14.72%) ITIL
18 31 (13.42%) E-Commerce
18 31 (13.42%) Microsoft
19 30 (12.99%) Security Cleared
20 26 (11.26%) GCIA
20 26 (11.26%) CheckPoint

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (1.73%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
1 1 (0.43%) PaaS
1 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (27.71%) Firewall
2 51 (22.08%) TCP/IP
3 44 (19.05%) Network Security
4 39 (16.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (8.66%) Wireshark
6 18 (7.79%) tcpdump
7 17 (7.36%) DNS
7 17 (7.36%) Internet
8 14 (6.06%) VPN
8 14 (6.06%) WAN
9 13 (5.63%) LAN
10 10 (4.33%) DMZ
11 9 (3.90%) DHCP
11 9 (3.90%) Wireless Security
11 9 (3.90%) Wireless
11 9 (3.90%) HTTP
12 6 (2.60%) FTP
12 6 (2.60%) LDAP
12 6 (2.60%) SMTP
13 5 (2.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Metasploit
General
1 39 (16.88%) Finance
2 17 (7.36%) Banking
3 13 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.63%) Law
4 11 (4.76%) Legal
5 9 (3.90%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.73%) Marketing
6 4 (1.73%) Retail
7 3 (1.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 116 (50.22%) Analyst
2 103 (44.59%) Security Analyst
3 30 (12.99%) Consultant
4 27 (11.69%) Information Analyst
4 27 (11.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 26 (11.26%) Security Engineer
5 26 (11.26%) Operations Analyst
5 26 (11.26%) Security Operations Analyst
6 21 (9.09%) Security Specialist
6 21 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 17 (7.36%) Information Specialist
7 17 (7.36%) Information Security Specialist
8 13 (5.63%) IT Security Analyst
8 13 (5.63%) Architect
9 11 (4.76%) Security Manager
10 10 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (4.33%) Senior Security Analyst
11 9 (3.90%) Security Architect
12 8 (3.46%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.46%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.90%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.87%) Web Services
2 2 (0.87%) XML
2 2 (0.87%) JSON
2 2 (0.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (27.71%) Management Information System
2 21 (9.09%) SCADA
3 15 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.73%) PKI
6 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.87%) CESG
7 2 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.87%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 53 (22.94%) Linux
2 43 (18.61%) Windows
3 22 (9.52%) UNIX
4 5 (2.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (58.01%) Information Security
2 80 (34.63%) SIEM
3 58 (25.11%) Incident Management
4 53 (22.94%) Cyber Security
5 44 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
6 43 (18.61%) Risk Management
7 37 (16.02%) Vulnerability Management
8 36 (15.58%) Security Architecture
9 34 (14.72%) ITIL
10 31 (13.42%) E-Commerce
11 25 (10.82%) Information Assurance
12 24 (10.39%) Security Testing
13 23 (9.96%) Kalman Filter
14 19 (8.23%) Security Management
14 19 (8.23%) Computer Forensics
15 18 (7.79%) Risk Assessment
15 18 (7.79%) Change Control
16 16 (6.93%) Ethical Hacking
16 16 (6.93%) Change Management
17 14 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.06%) SQL
2 12 (5.19%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.16%) Perl
4 4 (1.73%) C
5 2 (0.87%) Java
5 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 138 (59.74%) CISSP
2 107 (46.32%) CEH
3 51 (22.08%) CISM
4 41 (17.75%) GCIH
5 37 (16.02%) Degree
6 30 (12.99%) Security Cleared
7 26 (11.26%) GCIA
8 24 (10.39%) SC Cleared
9 21 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (7.79%) CISA
11 16 (6.93%) GCFA
12 14 (6.06%) SSCP
13 13 (5.63%) CCNP
13 13 (5.63%) DV Cleared
14 12 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (4.76%) OSCP
16 10 (4.33%) CRISC
17 8 (3.46%) CCNA
18 6 (2.60%) MCSE
18 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (32.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (23.38%) PCI DSS
3 25 (10.82%) SLA
4 12 (5.19%) COBIT
5 10 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 8 (3.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (18.61%) Snort
2 8 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.43%) XenApp
4 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.26%) CheckPoint
3 25 (10.82%) Cisco
4 16 (6.93%) Splunk
5 14 (6.06%) ArcSight
6 13 (5.63%) Juniper
6 13 (5.63%) McAfee
6 13 (5.63%) Sourcefire
7 10 (4.33%) VMware
8 9 (3.90%) Fortinet
9 8 (3.46%) SAP
9 8 (3.46%) LogRhythm
10 7 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (2.16%) IBM
12 4 (1.73%) Brocade
12 4 (1.73%) F5
13 3 (1.30%) LogLogic
13 3 (1.30%) AlgoSec
13 3 (1.30%) NetIQ
14 2 (0.87%) Qualys
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Car allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £100,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 Per Annum £65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
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London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
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London
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead
Church International
Salary: £50k to £60k
Posted: 21 days ago