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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 665 817 882
Rank change year-on-year
+152 +65
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 239 122 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 0.44% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 193 101 67
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £43,400
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
24221 27851 29842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.42% 27.20% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19818 22332 23534
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +102 119 £65,000 -3.70% 10
South East +35 42 £50,000 -16.66% 5
South West +27 33 £55,000 +66.66% 2
East of England +36 16 £42,500 -29.16%
West Midlands +4 13 £52,500 -25.53%
Yorkshire +26 6 £50,250 +11.66% 5
North West +24 6 £77,500 +63.15% 3
East Midlands - 1 £42,000 -
GIAC
UK

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 321 (74.13%) CISSP
2 250 (57.74%) Information Security
3 174 (40.18%) SANS
4 166 (38.34%) CEH
5 163 (37.64%) CISM
6 145 (33.49%) Finance
6 145 (33.49%) Penetration Testing
7 142 (32.79%) SIEM
8 141 (32.56%) Linux
9 139 (32.10%) Cybersecurity
10 118 (27.25%) Firewall
11 116 (26.79%) Windows
12 113 (26.10%) Security Cleared
12 113 (26.10%) Security Operations
13 87 (20.09%) CREST Certified
14 86 (19.86%) OSCP
15 82 (18.94%) CISA
16 81 (18.71%) Management Information System
17 79 (18.24%) Degree
18 78 (18.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 77 (17.78%) Ethical Hacking
20 76 (17.55%) GCIH
20 76 (17.55%) Python
21 71 (16.40%) Nessus
22 66 (15.24%) Reverse Engineering
23 65 (15.01%) Qualys
23 65 (15.01%) Vulnerability Management
24 64 (14.78%) GPEN
25 61 (14.09%) Cisco Certification
26 60 (13.86%) Risk Management

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 13 (3.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (1.85%) Apache Pig
3 4 (0.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.54%) assyst
2 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 118 (27.25%) Firewall
2 57 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 47 (10.85%) Network Security
3 47 (10.85%) SSL
4 40 (9.24%) TCP/IP
5 24 (5.54%) Wireshark
6 20 (4.62%) Wireless
7 12 (2.77%) LAN
7 12 (2.77%) WAN
8 11 (2.54%) DMZ
9 10 (2.31%) HTTP
10 9 (2.08%) Internet
10 9 (2.08%) tcpdump
11 7 (1.62%) DNS
11 7 (1.62%) LDAP
12 6 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.39%) SMTP
13 5 (1.15%) VPN
14 3 (0.69%) SNMP
14 3 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.23%) Big Data
2 10 (2.31%) Hadoop
3 8 (1.85%) Apache Hive
4 5 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.92%) DB2
5 4 (0.92%) MySQL
5 4 (0.92%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (2.77%) AppScan
2 10 (2.31%) Burp Suite
3 9 (2.08%) Metasploit
4 4 (0.92%) JIRA
5 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.46%) git-flow
5 2 (0.46%) Redmine
5 2 (0.46%) Robot Framework
5 2 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 145 (33.49%) Finance
2 48 (11.09%) Telecoms
3 30 (6.93%) Banking
4 22 (5.08%) Legal
5 16 (3.70%) Retail
6 13 (3.00%) Games
7 8 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.39%) Local Government
9 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 174 (40.18%) Analyst
2 137 (31.64%) Security Analyst
3 63 (14.55%) Tester
4 58 (13.39%) Penetration Tester
5 40 (9.24%) Security Engineer
5 40 (9.24%) SOC Analyst
6 36 (8.31%) Architect
7 35 (8.08%) Security Architect
8 30 (6.93%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 30 (6.93%) Information Analyst
8 30 (6.93%) Information Security Analyst
8 30 (6.93%) IT Analyst
8 30 (6.93%) IT Security Analyst
9 29 (6.70%) Security Manager
10 28 (6.47%) Senior Analyst
11 24 (5.54%) Senior Security Analyst
12 18 (4.16%) Consultant
12 18 (4.16%) Vulnerability Analyst
13 16 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
13 16 (3.70%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.77%) Java EE
1 12 (2.77%) STL
2 3 (0.69%) .NET
3 2 (0.46%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.46%) Django
3 2 (0.46%) LAMP
3 2 (0.46%) Node.js
3 2 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.46%) REST
3 2 (0.46%) SOAP
3 2 (0.46%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 81 (18.71%) Management Information System
2 43 (9.93%) Security Operations Centre
3 39 (9.01%) Cryptography
4 38 (8.78%) Embedded Systems
5 35 (8.08%) Computer Science
5 35 (8.08%) Cyberthreat
6 34 (7.85%) PKI
7 31 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (5.31%) Mathematics
9 21 (4.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 20 (4.62%) Cyber Attack
11 15 (3.46%) Mobile App
12 14 (3.23%) SCADA
13 13 (3.00%) Client/Server
13 13 (3.00%) iPad
14 12 (2.77%) Cybercrime
15 11 (2.54%) Data Centre
16 7 (1.62%) Fintech
17 4 (0.92%) Physics
17 4 (0.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 141 (32.56%) Linux
2 116 (26.79%) Windows
3 18 (4.16%) Unix
4 9 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.85%) Android
6 5 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (57.74%) Information Security
2 145 (33.49%) Penetration Testing
3 142 (32.79%) SIEM
4 139 (32.10%) Cybersecurity
5 113 (26.10%) Security Operations
6 78 (18.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 77 (17.78%) Ethical Hacking
8 66 (15.24%) Reverse Engineering
9 65 (15.01%) Vulnerability Management
10 60 (13.86%) Risk Management
11 57 (13.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 56 (12.93%) Incident Management
13 43 (9.93%) OWASP
14 41 (9.47%) Analytics
15 40 (9.24%) Kalman Filter
15 40 (9.24%) Malware Analysis
16 38 (8.78%) Security Architecture
17 35 (8.08%) Mentoring
18 34 (7.85%) Service Management
19 33 (7.62%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 76 (17.55%) Python
2 59 (13.63%) C
3 54 (12.47%) C++
3 54 (12.47%) Java
4 53 (12.24%) Perl
5 41 (9.47%) SQL
6 26 (6.00%) Bash Shell
7 22 (5.08%) PowerShell
8 20 (4.62%) C#
9 12 (2.77%) Objective-C
10 9 (2.08%) Ruby
11 6 (1.39%) PHP
12 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.92%) VB
13 3 (0.69%) Korn
14 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 321 (74.13%) CISSP
2 174 (40.18%) SANS
3 166 (38.34%) CEH
4 163 (37.64%) CISM
5 113 (26.10%) Security Cleared
6 87 (20.09%) CREST Certified
7 86 (19.86%) OSCP
8 82 (18.94%) CISA
9 79 (18.24%) Degree
10 76 (17.55%) GCIH
11 64 (14.78%) GPEN
12 61 (14.09%) Cisco Certification
13 57 (13.16%) DV Cleared
14 56 (12.93%) CCNA
15 46 (10.62%) CRISC
16 43 (9.93%) SC Cleared
17 36 (8.31%) GCIA
18 29 (6.70%) GREM
18 29 (6.70%) MCP
19 28 (6.47%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (10.39%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.31%) SLA
4 8 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (1.39%) COBIT
6 4 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.31%) Snort
3 9 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.92%) XenApp
4 4 (0.92%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.69%) NFS
5 3 (0.69%) Samba
5 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.46%) Docker
6 2 (0.46%) vSphere
7 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 71 (16.40%) Nessus
2 50 (11.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 46 (10.62%) OpenVAS
4 37 (8.55%) Nmap
5 17 (3.93%) QRadar
6 14 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
7 13 (3.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 13 (3.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 12 (2.77%) RSA enVision
8 12 (2.77%) SCCM
9 7 (1.62%) HP Fortify
10 6 (1.39%) Puppet
10 6 (1.39%) RSA Security Analytics
10 6 (1.39%) WebInspect
11 4 (0.92%) Ansible
11 4 (0.92%) Nexpose
12 3 (0.69%) EnCase
12 3 (0.69%) Nagios
12 3 (0.69%) RSA Archer
13 2 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 65 (15.01%) Qualys
2 59 (13.63%) Microsoft
3 54 (12.47%) Splunk
4 45 (10.39%) Intel Security
5 43 (9.93%) LogRhythm
6 41 (9.47%) ArcSight
7 32 (7.39%) AlienVault
8 30 (6.93%) Cyber-Ark
9 28 (6.47%) LogLogic
10 27 (6.24%) Coverity
11 20 (4.62%) IBM
12 19 (4.39%) Palo Alto
13 16 (3.70%) Acunetix
14 15 (3.46%) Remedy
15 14 (3.23%) Bomgar
16 13 (3.00%) Lotus
17 12 (2.77%) VMware
18 11 (2.54%) Kaseya
18 11 (2.54%) Sourcefire
18 11 (2.54%) Veracode
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