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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 575 589 584
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 28 40 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.092% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 18
Average salary £48,750 £65,000 £64,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £51,698 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.79% +3.39%
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
11891 11076 11634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.41% 25.51% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9695 8907 9688
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,600 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +3 1 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 47 (54.02%) CISSP
2 46 (52.87%) Information Security
3 29 (33.33%) GCIH
3 29 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 28 (32.18%) Incident Management
5 27 (31.03%) Windows
6 25 (28.74%) Linux
7 23 (26.44%) Firewall
8 21 (24.14%) Snort
9 20 (22.99%) GCIA
9 20 (22.99%) CISM
9 20 (22.99%) Security Architecture
10 19 (21.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 19 (21.84%) Degree
11 18 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (20.69%) UNIX
11 18 (20.69%) SIEM
12 16 (18.39%) PCI DSS
12 16 (18.39%) Cyber Security
12 16 (18.39%) SLA
12 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
12 16 (18.39%) Management Information System
13 15 (17.24%) Risk Management
13 15 (17.24%) GCFA
13 15 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (17.24%) CheckPoint
14 14 (16.09%) Cisco
14 14 (16.09%) CEH
14 14 (16.09%) Finance
14 14 (16.09%) Information Assurance

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (4.60%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
1 1 (1.15%) PaaS
1 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.44%) Firewall
2 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
3 15 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (13.79%) Network Security
5 8 (9.20%) VPN
6 3 (3.45%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.45%) WAN
7 2 (2.30%) DNS
7 2 (2.30%) LAN
8 1 (1.15%) Wireless
8 1 (1.15%) IPsec
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.15%) SSL
8 1 (1.15%) SMTP
8 1 (1.15%) DHCP
8 1 (1.15%) FTP
8 1 (1.15%) HTTP
8 1 (1.15%) LDAP
8 1 (1.15%) DMZ
8 1 (1.15%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Banking
3 11 (12.64%) Legal
4 9 (10.34%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.60%) Marketing
6 4 (4.60%) Advertising
7 2 (2.30%) Law
8 1 (1.15%) Retail
8 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Analyst
2 26 (29.89%) Security Analyst
3 14 (16.09%) Consultant
3 14 (16.09%) Security Consultant
4 9 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Operations Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Security Architect
4 9 (10.34%) Senior Security Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Architect
4 9 (10.34%) Security Operations Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) Technical Security Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Information Security Specialist
6 7 (8.05%) Security Specialist
6 7 (8.05%) Information Specialist
7 5 (5.75%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Incident Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Information Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.60%) PKI
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.30%) SCADA
6 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.03%) Windows
2 25 (28.74%) Linux
3 18 (20.69%) UNIX
4 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.87%) Information Security
2 29 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 28 (32.18%) Incident Management
4 20 (22.99%) Security Architecture
5 18 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (20.69%) SIEM
6 16 (18.39%) Cyber Security
7 15 (17.24%) Risk Management
8 14 (16.09%) Information Assurance
9 13 (14.94%) Computer Forensics
10 11 (12.64%) ITIL
11 10 (11.49%) Security Management
12 9 (10.34%) E-Commerce
12 9 (10.34%) Performance Management
12 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
12 9 (10.34%) People Management
13 8 (9.20%) Service Management
14 7 (8.05%) Change Management
15 6 (6.90%) Data Protection
15 6 (6.90%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) C
2 2 (2.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (54.02%) CISSP
2 29 (33.33%) GCIH
3 20 (22.99%) GCIA
3 20 (22.99%) CISM
4 19 (21.84%) Degree
5 15 (17.24%) GCFA
6 14 (16.09%) CEH
7 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 10 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (10.34%) CISA
10 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
10 8 (9.20%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (6.90%) CRISC
11 6 (6.90%) OSCP
12 5 (5.75%) CCNP
12 5 (5.75%) CCNA
13 4 (4.60%) GPEN
14 3 (3.45%) EnCE
15 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
15 2 (2.30%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (18.39%) PCI DSS
2 16 (18.39%) SLA
3 8 (9.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) Snort
2 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) XenApp
3 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) CheckPoint
2 14 (16.09%) Cisco
3 10 (11.49%) Juniper
4 7 (8.05%) Cyber-Ark
5 6 (6.90%) VMware
6 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.75%) Splunk
6 5 (5.75%) LogRhythm
7 3 (3.45%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.45%) LogLogic
8 2 (2.30%) AlgoSec
8 2 (2.30%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.15%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.15%) Qualys
9 1 (1.15%) IBM
9 1 (1.15%) HP
9 1 (1.15%) EMC
9 1 (1.15%) Citrix
9 1 (1.15%) NetApp
9 1 (1.15%) Symantec
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive, bonus + more
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 6 days ago