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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 760 793 794
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +1
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 116 73 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.072% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 94 40 46
Average salary £60,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £22,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
29079 27016 30725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.21% 26.58% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23170 22290 25824
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +59 64 £65,000 +13.04% 9
South East -6 24 £45,000 -10.44% 4
Yorkshire -45 12 - -
South West -26 6 £51,250 +42.36% 3
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 2
East of England -18 4 £57,500 +17.94%
East Midlands - 1 £57,256 -
GIAC
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 118 (62.11%) CISSP
2 111 (58.42%) Information Security
3 77 (40.53%) CEH
4 75 (39.47%) Firewall
5 63 (33.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 54 (28.42%) Penetration Testing
7 52 (27.37%) Network Security
8 50 (26.32%) SIEM
9 49 (25.79%) Management Information System
9 49 (25.79%) TCP/IP
10 45 (23.68%) Cyber Security
11 43 (22.63%) Incident Management
12 41 (21.58%) GCIH
13 40 (21.05%) Linux
14 39 (20.53%) CISM
14 39 (20.53%) Degree
14 39 (20.53%) Snort
15 38 (20.00%) Windows
16 37 (19.47%) ITIL
17 36 (18.95%) Finance
18 33 (17.37%) Ethical Hacking
19 32 (16.84%) PCI DSS
20 31 (16.32%) Wireshark
21 30 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
22 29 (15.26%) Intrusion Detection
23 28 (14.74%) Security Cleared
23 28 (14.74%) Information Assurance
24 27 (14.21%) Change Control
24 27 (14.21%) Risk Management
25 24 (12.63%) Internet

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (0.53%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.32%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) SaaS
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (39.47%) Firewall
2 52 (27.37%) Network Security
3 49 (25.79%) TCP/IP
4 31 (16.32%) Wireshark
5 29 (15.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 24 (12.63%) Internet
7 20 (10.53%) tcpdump
8 18 (9.47%) VPN
9 16 (8.42%) DNS
10 12 (6.32%) HTTP
10 12 (6.32%) Intranet
10 12 (6.32%) Wireless
11 11 (5.79%) WAN
12 10 (5.26%) SMTP
12 10 (5.26%) LDAP
12 10 (5.26%) LAN
13 9 (4.74%) VoIP
13 9 (4.74%) FTP
14 4 (2.11%) DHCP
14 4 (2.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.58%) AppScan
2 1 (0.53%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (18.95%) Finance
2 18 (9.47%) Law
3 16 (8.42%) Banking
4 11 (5.79%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.74%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.68%) Legal
7 3 (1.58%) Advertising
8 2 (1.05%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.05%) French Language
8 2 (1.05%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (46.32%) Analyst
2 74 (38.95%) Security Analyst
3 25 (13.16%) Security Specialist
4 24 (12.63%) Information Security Specialist
4 24 (12.63%) Information Specialist
5 21 (11.05%) Security Engineer
6 19 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 19 (10.00%) Information Analyst
7 16 (8.42%) Consultant
8 14 (7.37%) Product Specialist
9 13 (6.84%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (6.84%) Security Consultant
10 10 (5.26%) Tester
10 10 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
10 10 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
10 10 (5.26%) Product Analyst
11 9 (4.74%) Security Tester
12 8 (4.21%) IT Security Analyst
12 8 (4.21%) Security Operations Analyst
12 8 (4.21%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.42%) .NET
2 6 (3.16%) Web Services
3 3 (1.58%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.58%) HTML
4 2 (1.05%) XML
4 2 (1.05%) JSON
4 2 (1.05%) RESTful
4 2 (1.05%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 49 (25.79%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.26%) SCADA
5 9 (4.74%) Open Source
6 5 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.58%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.58%) PKI
8 2 (1.05%) CESG
8 2 (1.05%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.53%) Physics
9 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.53%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.05%) Linux
2 38 (20.00%) Windows
3 20 (10.53%) UNIX
4 8 (4.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (58.42%) Information Security
2 54 (28.42%) Penetration Testing
3 50 (26.32%) SIEM
4 45 (23.68%) Cyber Security
5 43 (22.63%) Incident Management
6 37 (19.47%) ITIL
7 33 (17.37%) Ethical Hacking
8 30 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
9 28 (14.74%) Information Assurance
10 27 (14.21%) Change Control
10 27 (14.21%) Risk Management
11 24 (12.63%) E-Commerce
11 24 (12.63%) Computer Forensics
11 24 (12.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 21 (11.05%) Security Management
13 20 (10.53%) Security Testing
14 19 (10.00%) Service Management
15 16 (8.42%) Risk Assessment
16 14 (7.37%) ISMS
17 13 (6.84%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.47%) Java
2 12 (6.32%) PHP
3 10 (5.26%) C
4 9 (4.74%) Objective-C
5 8 (4.21%) SQL
5 8 (4.21%) Perl
6 4 (2.11%) Python
6 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.58%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.58%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.05%) C++
9 1 (0.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 118 (62.11%) CISSP
2 77 (40.53%) CEH
3 41 (21.58%) GCIH
4 39 (20.53%) Degree
4 39 (20.53%) CISM
5 28 (14.74%) Security Cleared
6 22 (11.58%) GCIA
7 21 (11.05%) SC Cleared
7 21 (11.05%) DV Cleared
8 18 (9.47%) GCFA
8 18 (9.47%) CISA
9 17 (8.95%) OSCP
10 13 (6.84%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (6.84%) GPEN
11 12 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (6.32%) MCSE
12 9 (4.74%) CISMP
13 7 (3.68%) EnCE
13 7 (3.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (33.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (16.84%) PCI DSS
3 20 (10.53%) SLA
4 13 (6.84%) COBIT
5 7 (3.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.58%) QA
System Software
1 39 (20.53%) Snort
2 6 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) XenApp
4 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.53%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (1.58%) Nessus
2 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (11.58%) Microsoft
1 22 (11.58%) Sourcefire
2 13 (6.84%) ArcSight
3 12 (6.32%) Cisco
4 11 (5.79%) CheckPoint
5 9 (4.74%) Juniper
5 9 (4.74%) Splunk
6 7 (3.68%) LogLogic
6 7 (3.68%) VMware
7 6 (3.16%) McAfee
7 6 (3.16%) Brocade
7 6 (3.16%) F5
8 5 (2.63%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (2.63%) LogRhythm
9 4 (2.11%) AlgoSec
10 3 (1.58%) Q1 Labs
10 3 (1.58%) Symantec
10 3 (1.58%) IBM
11 2 (1.05%) Sun
11 2 (1.05%) Citrix
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago