The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 186 181 180
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 1 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.030% 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.088% 0.52% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 14
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £53,349
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.27%
GIAC
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1141 1359 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 33.86% 36.37% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 947 1091 1315
Average salary £38,125 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

GIAC
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the Hampshire region.

GIAC Salary Trend in Hampshire

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (62.50%) GCIH
1 5 (62.50%) SIEM
1 5 (62.50%) Security Operations
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Threat Detection
2 4 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (50.00%) SANS
2 4 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 4 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (50.00%) Snort
2 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Linux

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Security Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Security Operations
1 5 (62.50%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (50.00%) Threat Detection
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) GCIH
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) SANS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Snort
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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