The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 487 563 609
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +46
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 105 93 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 0.83% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 90 79 52
Median salary £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £76,000 £89,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.65% +18.94%
GIAC
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8772 11197 11528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.35% 25.87% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7094 9080 9416
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in London

GIAC
Salary Trend in London

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

GIAC Salary Trend in London

GIAC
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

GIAC Salary Histogram in London

GIAC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
City of London +28 12 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Bromley - 1 £32,500 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 London region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 184 (77.64%) CISSP
1 184 (77.64%) Information Security
2 114 (48.10%) CISM
3 83 (35.02%) Finance
4 81 (34.18%) Linux
5 74 (31.22%) Firewall
6 67 (28.27%) Cybersecurity
7 66 (27.85%) CISA
8 65 (27.43%) SANS
9 61 (25.74%) Security Operations
9 61 (25.74%) SIEM
10 59 (24.89%) CEH
11 58 (24.47%) Windows
12 54 (22.78%) Intrusion Detection
12 54 (22.78%) Vulnerability Management
13 50 (21.10%) PCI DSS
14 49 (20.68%) Management Information System
15 48 (20.25%) Degree
15 48 (20.25%) Banking
15 48 (20.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 45 (18.99%) Intel Security
17 42 (17.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 40 (16.88%) Network Security
19 38 (16.03%) Nessus
20 37 (15.61%) Penetration Testing
21 36 (15.19%) Cyber-Ark
21 36 (15.19%) McAfee ePO
21 36 (15.19%) Splunk
22 35 (14.77%) CREST Certified
22 35 (14.77%) Incident Management

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.27%) MS Project
3 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (31.22%) Firewall
2 54 (22.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 40 (16.88%) Network Security
4 25 (10.55%) Wireless
5 23 (9.70%) SSL
6 21 (8.86%) TCP/IP
7 16 (6.75%) DNS
8 14 (5.91%) LAN
8 14 (5.91%) WAN
9 9 (3.80%) SMTP
10 8 (3.38%) VPN
11 5 (2.11%) Internet
12 4 (1.69%) Wireshark
13 3 (1.27%) DMZ
13 3 (1.27%) LDAP
13 3 (1.27%) Wireless Security
14 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.42%) FCoE
14 1 (0.42%) tcpdump
14 1 (0.42%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.80%) Big Data
1 9 (3.80%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (5.49%) Burp Suite
2 4 (1.69%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.84%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) AppScan
4 1 (0.42%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 83 (35.02%) Finance
2 48 (20.25%) Banking
3 28 (11.81%) Retail
4 11 (4.64%) Games
5 8 (3.38%) Legal
6 4 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.27%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (34.60%) Analyst
2 69 (29.11%) Security Analyst
3 44 (18.57%) Security Engineer
4 21 (8.86%) Information Security Engineer
5 19 (8.02%) Penetration Tester
5 19 (8.02%) Tester
6 18 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (7.17%) Architect
7 17 (7.17%) Security Architect
8 15 (6.33%) Head of Security
8 15 (6.33%) Information Analyst
8 15 (6.33%) Information Security Analyst
8 15 (6.33%) Senior Security Analyst
9 14 (5.91%) Head of Information
9 14 (5.91%) Head of Information Security
9 14 (5.91%) IT Analyst
9 14 (5.91%) IT Security Analyst
10 13 (5.49%) Consultant
10 13 (5.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 13 (5.49%) Principal Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.06%) SailPoint
2 2 (0.84%) J2EE
2 2 (0.84%) REST
2 2 (0.84%) RESTful
2 2 (0.84%) Web Services
3 1 (0.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) LAMP
3 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.68%) Management Information System
2 23 (9.70%) Computer Science
3 20 (8.44%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (5.91%) Cryptography
5 13 (5.49%) Mobile App
5 13 (5.49%) PKI
6 12 (5.06%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (5.06%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (5.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.11%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.69%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.84%) Blog
9 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.84%) iPad
9 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.42%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 81 (34.18%) Linux
2 58 (24.47%) Windows
3 14 (5.91%) Unix
4 1 (0.42%) Android
4 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (77.64%) Information Security
2 67 (28.27%) Cybersecurity
3 61 (25.74%) Security Operations
3 61 (25.74%) SIEM
4 54 (22.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 48 (20.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 37 (15.61%) Penetration Testing
7 35 (14.77%) Incident Management
8 32 (13.50%) Risk Management
9 30 (12.66%) Malware Analysis
9 30 (12.66%) OWASP
10 28 (11.81%) Data Protection
10 28 (11.81%) Identity Access Management
10 28 (11.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 25 (10.55%) Ethical Hacking
12 22 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (8.86%) Kalman Filter
14 20 (8.44%) Open Source
15 19 (8.02%) Analytics
16 17 (7.17%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.28%) SQL
2 18 (7.59%) Python
3 8 (3.38%) Perl
3 8 (3.38%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.53%) Ruby
5 5 (2.11%) C
5 5 (2.11%) Java
6 4 (1.69%) Korn
7 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.27%) Bourne shell
8 2 (0.84%) C#
8 2 (0.84%) C++
8 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 184 (77.64%) CISSP
2 114 (48.10%) CISM
3 66 (27.85%) CISA
4 65 (27.43%) SANS
5 59 (24.89%) CEH
6 48 (20.25%) Degree
7 35 (14.77%) CREST Certified
8 32 (13.50%) GSEC
9 30 (12.66%) GCIH
10 29 (12.24%) GPEN
11 26 (10.97%) ISACA
12 22 (9.28%) OSCP
13 21 (8.86%) CCNA
13 21 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (8.86%) GCIA
14 12 (5.06%) EC-Council LPT
14 12 (5.06%) GREM
14 12 (5.06%) GWAPT
14 12 (5.06%) Security Cleared
15 11 (4.64%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (21.10%) PCI DSS
2 42 (17.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.84%) QA
5 2 (0.84%) SLA
6 1 (0.42%) COBIT
6 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.42%) ISO27002
System Software
1 13 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.80%) Snort
3 1 (0.42%) NFS
3 1 (0.42%) Samba
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (16.03%) Nessus
2 36 (15.19%) McAfee ePO
3 20 (8.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (2.95%) Nexpose
5 6 (2.53%) OpenVAS
5 6 (2.53%) SCCM
6 5 (2.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.27%) EnCase
8 2 (0.84%) Ansible
8 2 (0.84%) Puppet
8 2 (0.84%) QRadar
8 2 (0.84%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.42%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.42%) Nagios
9 1 (0.42%) Nmap
9 1 (0.42%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.42%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 45 (18.99%) Intel Security
2 36 (15.19%) Cyber-Ark
2 36 (15.19%) Splunk
3 24 (10.13%) Aveksa
4 22 (9.28%) Microsoft
5 21 (8.86%) Bomgar
6 15 (6.33%) ArcSight
7 12 (5.06%) Qualys
8 10 (4.22%) Sourcefire
9 9 (3.80%) Forcepoint
10 8 (3.38%) Cisco
10 8 (3.38%) LogRhythm
10 8 (3.38%) Symantec
11 7 (2.95%) Dell
11 7 (2.95%) Imperva
11 7 (2.95%) Palo Alto
12 6 (2.53%) FireEye
12 6 (2.53%) Sun
13 5 (2.11%) Acunetix
14 4 (1.69%) Oracle
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