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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 573 605 594
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 59 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.087% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 54 38 24
Average salary £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £89,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%
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
11249 12174 11334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.18% 25.09% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9166 9770 9166
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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 +36 20 £67,500 +3.84% 3
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 78 (77.23%) CISSP
2 70 (69.31%) Information Security
3 53 (52.48%) CISM
4 40 (39.60%) Cyber Security
5 38 (37.62%) Finance
6 32 (31.68%) CISA
6 32 (31.68%) Degree
7 25 (24.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (20.79%) Firewall
8 21 (20.79%) Windows
9 19 (18.81%) GCIH
9 19 (18.81%) Network Security
9 19 (18.81%) SIEM
10 18 (17.82%) CRISC
10 18 (17.82%) Malware Analysis
11 17 (16.83%) Security Architecture
11 17 (16.83%) PCI DSS
12 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
13 15 (14.85%) Banking
13 15 (14.85%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
14 14 (13.86%) Risk Management
14 14 (13.86%) Linux
15 13 (12.87%) ITIL
15 13 (12.87%) Intrusion Detection
16 12 (11.88%) Snort
16 12 (11.88%) Incident Management
16 12 (11.88%) Management Information System
17 11 (10.89%) CEH
17 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 5 (4.95%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) Apache
2 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.79%) Firewall
2 19 (18.81%) Network Security
3 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
4 13 (12.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (4.95%) Wireshark
5 5 (4.95%) VPN
5 5 (4.95%) SSL
6 4 (3.96%) DNS
6 4 (3.96%) HTTP
7 3 (2.97%) WAN
7 3 (2.97%) Internet
8 2 (1.98%) SAN
8 2 (1.98%) DMZ
8 2 (1.98%) Wireless
8 2 (1.98%) DHCP
8 2 (1.98%) LAN
8 2 (1.98%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.99%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.99%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) MySQL
1 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) JIRA
General
1 38 (37.62%) Finance
2 15 (14.85%) Banking
3 8 (7.92%) Legal
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.97%) Law
5 3 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.99%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 22 (21.78%) Consultant
2 21 (20.79%) Analyst
3 19 (18.81%) Security Consultant
4 18 (17.82%) Security Analyst
5 14 (13.86%) Security Manager
6 12 (11.88%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 8 (7.92%) Architect
7 8 (7.92%) Security Architect
7 8 (7.92%) Information Manager
7 8 (7.92%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (5.94%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (5.94%) Security Officer
9 4 (3.96%) Security Operations Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Cyber Security Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Information Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) STL
1 1 (0.99%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.90%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.95%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.97%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.97%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.97%) PKI
6 3 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.99%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.99%) PMI
8 1 (0.99%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Windows
2 14 (13.86%) Linux
3 8 (7.92%) UNIX
4 2 (1.98%) Android
4 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.99%) GCOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (69.31%) Information Security
2 40 (39.60%) Cyber Security
3 19 (18.81%) SIEM
4 18 (17.82%) Malware Analysis
5 17 (16.83%) Security Architecture
6 15 (14.85%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (13.86%) Risk Management
8 13 (12.87%) ITIL
9 12 (11.88%) Incident Management
10 10 (9.90%) Project Management
10 10 (9.90%) Identity Management
10 10 (9.90%) Data Protection
10 10 (9.90%) Mentoring
11 9 (8.91%) Protective Monitoring
11 9 (8.91%) Security Management
12 8 (7.92%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (6.93%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.93%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (6.93%) OWASP
13 7 (6.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.96%) C
2 3 (2.97%) Perl
2 3 (2.97%) SQL
2 3 (2.97%) Python
2 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.98%) Ruby
3 2 (1.98%) C++
3 2 (1.98%) Java
4 1 (0.99%) C#
4 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 78 (77.23%) CISSP
2 53 (52.48%) CISM
3 32 (31.68%) CISA
3 32 (31.68%) Degree
4 19 (18.81%) GCIH
5 18 (17.82%) CRISC
6 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
7 11 (10.89%) CEH
8 10 (9.90%) GCIA
9 9 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (5.94%) CCNA
10 6 (5.94%) GCFA
10 6 (5.94%) EnCE
10 6 (5.94%) OSCP
10 6 (5.94%) GREM
11 5 (4.95%) MCSE
11 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (4.95%) CCNP
12 4 (3.96%) SSCP
12 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (24.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (16.83%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.97%) SLA
5 2 (1.98%) COBIT
6 1 (0.99%) BS7799
6 1 (0.99%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) Snort
2 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Nessus
1 1 (0.99%) Nmap
1 1 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (6.93%) Cisco
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.95%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (3.96%) Juniper
3 4 (3.96%) CheckPoint
3 4 (3.96%) ArcSight
3 4 (3.96%) LogLogic
4 3 (2.97%) Splunk
4 3 (2.97%) IBM
4 3 (2.97%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle
5 2 (1.98%) SAP
5 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.98%) HP
5 2 (1.98%) Trustwave
5 2 (1.98%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.99%) Symantec
6 1 (0.99%) VMware
6 1 (0.99%) Q1 Labs
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