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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 583 585 633
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +48
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 45 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.071% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.28% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 3
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £23,300 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £96,500 £102,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
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
11659 11376 13094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.91% 25.26% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9307 9260 11307
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 August 2014.

GIAC Salary Histogram in London

GIAC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
City of London +2 12 £60,000 -38.93% 4
Hayes - 1 £67,500 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 73 (82.95%) CISSP
2 62 (70.45%) Information Security
3 43 (48.86%) Firewall
4 35 (39.77%) Finance
5 33 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (36.36%) CEH
7 28 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
8 26 (29.55%) Network Security
9 25 (28.41%) GCIH
10 24 (27.27%) Cyber Security
11 23 (26.14%) CISM
11 23 (26.14%) TCP/IP
12 22 (25.00%) ITIL
12 22 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
13 21 (23.86%) SIEM
14 20 (22.73%) Management Information System
15 19 (21.59%) Banking
16 18 (20.45%) Windows
16 18 (20.45%) Information Assurance
17 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
18 16 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
18 16 (18.18%) Degree
19 14 (15.91%) Law
19 14 (15.91%) Service Management
20 13 (14.77%) Wireshark
21 12 (13.64%) Change Control
21 12 (13.64%) Internet
21 12 (13.64%) Snort
22 11 (12.50%) assyst
22 11 (12.50%) Intranet

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (1.14%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.50%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 43 (48.86%) Firewall
2 26 (29.55%) Network Security
3 23 (26.14%) TCP/IP
4 13 (14.77%) Wireshark
5 12 (13.64%) Internet
6 11 (12.50%) Intranet
7 5 (5.68%) DNS
8 4 (4.55%) VPN
8 4 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.27%) Wireless
10 1 (1.14%) SSL
10 1 (1.14%) LDAP
10 1 (1.14%) SMTP
10 1 (1.14%) DHCP
10 1 (1.14%) HTTP
10 1 (1.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) MySQL
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (39.77%) Finance
2 19 (21.59%) Banking
3 14 (15.91%) Law
4 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (54.55%) Analyst
2 46 (52.27%) Security Analyst
3 20 (22.73%) Information Analyst
3 20 (22.73%) Information Security Analyst
4 17 (19.32%) Information Security Specialist
4 17 (19.32%) Security Specialist
4 17 (19.32%) Information Specialist
5 12 (13.64%) Product Specialist
5 12 (13.64%) IT Security Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Product Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Security Operations Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Security Manager
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Security Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Operations Manager
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Security Operations Manager
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Information Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) XML
2 2 (2.27%) JSON
2 2 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) Derivative
5 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Windows
2 7 (7.95%) UNIX
3 6 (6.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (70.45%) Information Security
2 28 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (27.27%) Cyber Security
4 22 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 22 (25.00%) ITIL
5 21 (23.86%) SIEM
6 18 (20.45%) Information Assurance
7 16 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (15.91%) Service Management
9 12 (13.64%) Change Control
10 10 (11.36%) ISMS
10 10 (11.36%) Risk Management
11 9 (10.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (10.23%) Investment Management
12 8 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
12 8 (9.09%) Incident Management
12 8 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
13 7 (7.95%) ITSM
14 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) Perl
2 9 (10.23%) Java
3 3 (3.41%) SQL
3 3 (3.41%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (82.95%) CISSP
2 32 (36.36%) CEH
3 25 (28.41%) GCIH
4 23 (26.14%) CISM
5 16 (18.18%) Degree
6 10 (11.36%) OSCP
6 10 (11.36%) MCSE
6 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
8 8 (9.09%) GCFA
9 7 (7.95%) EnCE
9 7 (7.95%) CISA
10 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
10 6 (6.82%) DV Cleared
10 6 (6.82%) CRISC
11 5 (5.68%) GPEN
12 4 (4.55%) GCIA
12 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (3.41%) CNA
13 3 (3.41%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 7 (7.95%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.82%) COBIT
4 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (2.27%) COSO
6 1 (1.14%) HIPAA
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Snort
2 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) SCOM
2 1 (1.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) ArcSight
2 9 (10.23%) LogLogic
3 7 (7.95%) Q1 Labs
3 7 (7.95%) Symantec
4 6 (6.82%) Sourcefire
4 6 (6.82%) Splunk
5 2 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (1.14%) Juniper
6 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.14%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle
6 1 (1.14%) Sybase
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco
6 1 (1.14%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.14%) LogRhythm
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago