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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 481 607 637
Rank change year-on-year
+126 +30
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 131 70 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.16% 0.097%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 0.62% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 117 66 42
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £72,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
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
9262 11212 11884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.61% 25.35% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7798 9232 9479
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +67 17 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £60,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 192 (80.67%) CISSP
2 175 (73.53%) Information Security
3 114 (47.90%) CISM
4 99 (41.60%) Finance
5 91 (38.24%) Linux
6 83 (34.87%) Cybersecurity
7 78 (32.77%) Firewall
8 76 (31.93%) SANS
9 72 (30.25%) Windows
9 72 (30.25%) SIEM
10 70 (29.41%) Security Operations
11 68 (28.57%) CEH
12 65 (27.31%) Penetration Testing
13 56 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
13 56 (23.53%) CISA
14 55 (23.11%) Vulnerability Management
15 52 (21.85%) Management Information System
16 47 (19.75%) CREST Certified
17 46 (19.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 45 (18.91%) GCIH
19 44 (18.49%) Degree
20 42 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
21 40 (16.81%) Malware Analysis
21 40 (16.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
22 36 (15.13%) Kalman Filter
22 36 (15.13%) OSCP
22 36 (15.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 36 (15.13%) Incident Management
22 36 (15.13%) GPEN
23 35 (14.71%) Banking

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 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (32.77%) Firewall
2 56 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 35 (14.71%) SSL
4 31 (13.03%) Network Security
5 23 (9.66%) Wireless
6 19 (7.98%) TCP/IP
7 13 (5.46%) LAN
7 13 (5.46%) WAN
8 10 (4.20%) DMZ
9 9 (3.78%) DNS
10 5 (2.10%) VPN
11 4 (1.68%) LDAP
11 4 (1.68%) SMTP
12 3 (1.26%) Wireless Security
12 3 (1.26%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.84%) HTTP
13 2 (0.84%) Internet
13 2 (0.84%) NAS
14 1 (0.42%) MPLS
14 1 (0.42%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.68%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.84%) Big Data
2 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (6.30%) Burp Suite
2 5 (2.10%) AppScan
2 5 (2.10%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.42%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 99 (41.60%) Finance
2 35 (14.71%) Banking
3 18 (7.56%) Legal
4 13 (5.46%) Retail
5 7 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.10%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (40.34%) Analyst
2 80 (33.61%) Security Analyst
3 33 (13.87%) Security Engineer
4 29 (12.18%) Penetration Tester
4 29 (12.18%) Tester
5 26 (10.92%) Information Analyst
5 26 (10.92%) Information Security Analyst
6 21 (8.82%) Security Manager
7 19 (7.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 19 (7.98%) IT Analyst
7 19 (7.98%) IT Security Analyst
8 17 (7.14%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 16 (6.72%) Banking Analyst
10 14 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (5.46%) Architect
11 13 (5.46%) Ethical Hacker
12 12 (5.04%) Consultant
12 12 (5.04%) Incident Manager
12 12 (5.04%) Security Architect
12 12 (5.04%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.42%) .NET
1 1 (0.42%) LAMP
1 1 (0.42%) Node.js
1 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.85%) Management Information System
2 30 (12.61%) Cryptography
3 28 (11.76%) PKI
4 26 (10.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 24 (10.08%) Cyberthreat
6 21 (8.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 17 (7.14%) Mobile App
8 15 (6.30%) Computer Science
8 15 (6.30%) Cyber Attack
9 13 (5.46%) Mathematics
10 10 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (4.20%) Client/Server
11 6 (2.52%) Cybercrime
11 6 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (2.52%) Fintech
11 6 (2.52%) SCADA
12 5 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.68%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.68%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 91 (38.24%) Linux
2 72 (30.25%) Windows
3 14 (5.88%) 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
1 175 (73.53%) Information Security
2 83 (34.87%) Cybersecurity
3 72 (30.25%) SIEM
4 70 (29.41%) Security Operations
5 65 (27.31%) Penetration Testing
6 55 (23.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 46 (19.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 42 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
9 40 (16.81%) Malware Analysis
10 36 (15.13%) Incident Management
10 36 (15.13%) Kalman Filter
10 36 (15.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 33 (13.87%) Risk Management
12 30 (12.61%) Open Source
13 28 (11.76%) Analytics
13 28 (11.76%) Asset Management
14 27 (11.34%) Social Engineering
15 21 (8.82%) Reverse Engineering
16 17 (7.14%) Security Testing
17 16 (6.72%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.87%) SQL
2 20 (8.40%) Python
3 15 (6.30%) Perl
4 10 (4.20%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.94%) Ruby
6 4 (1.68%) Java
7 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.26%) C
7 3 (1.26%) C#
7 3 (1.26%) C++
8 1 (0.42%) Korn
8 1 (0.42%) PHP
8 1 (0.42%) Scala
8 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 192 (80.67%) CISSP
2 114 (47.90%) CISM
3 76 (31.93%) SANS
4 68 (28.57%) CEH
5 56 (23.53%) CISA
6 47 (19.75%) CREST Certified
7 45 (18.91%) GCIH
8 44 (18.49%) Degree
9 36 (15.13%) GPEN
9 36 (15.13%) OSCP
10 30 (12.61%) GCIA
11 27 (11.34%) CCNA
11 27 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (8.40%) Security Cleared
13 15 (6.30%) CRISC
13 15 (6.30%) EC-Council LPT
13 15 (6.30%) GWAPT
14 14 (5.88%) DV Cleared
14 14 (5.88%) GREM
15 11 (4.62%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.24%) PCI DSS
2 14 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.26%) SLA
5 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (10.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.52%) Snort
3 1 (0.42%) NFS
3 1 (0.42%) Samba
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 40 (16.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 30 (12.61%) Nessus
3 17 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
4 16 (6.72%) OpenVAS
5 11 (4.62%) SCCM
6 7 (2.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (1.68%) HP Fortify
7 4 (1.68%) QRadar
7 4 (1.68%) WebInspect
8 3 (1.26%) EnCase
9 2 (0.84%) Ansible
9 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.84%) Puppet
9 2 (0.84%) RSA enVision
10 1 (0.42%) Nagios
10 1 (0.42%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.42%) Nmap
10 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.42%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (14.71%) Intel Security
2 34 (14.29%) Splunk
3 32 (13.45%) Microsoft
4 26 (10.92%) Cyber-Ark
5 22 (9.24%) Qualys
6 16 (6.72%) Acunetix
6 16 (6.72%) ArcSight
6 16 (6.72%) Bomgar
7 11 (4.62%) Palo Alto
7 11 (4.62%) Remedy
8 10 (4.20%) Kaseya
9 9 (3.78%) Aveksa
10 7 (2.94%) LogRhythm
10 7 (2.94%) Sourcefire
11 6 (2.52%) Sun
12 5 (2.10%) AlienVault
12 5 (2.10%) Cisco
13 4 (1.68%) FireEye
13 4 (1.68%) HP
13 4 (1.68%) IBM
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