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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 582 577 617
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +40
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 55 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.066% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 51 18 16
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £21,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £110,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
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
11362 10837 12880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.73% 24.72% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9084 8930 11002
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +7 10 £60,000 -40.00% 3
South Croydon - 1 £60,000 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 72 (74.23%) CISSP
2 67 (69.07%) Information Security
3 47 (48.45%) Firewall
4 35 (36.08%) CEH
5 32 (32.99%) Network Security
6 31 (31.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (29.90%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (29.90%) Finance
7 29 (29.90%) ITIL
8 27 (27.84%) TCP/IP
8 27 (27.84%) GCIH
9 25 (25.77%) Cyber Security
10 21 (21.65%) Ethical Hacking
10 21 (21.65%) Windows
11 19 (19.59%) Service Management
11 19 (19.59%) Management Information System
11 19 (19.59%) Information Assurance
12 18 (18.56%) SIEM
12 18 (18.56%) Banking
13 17 (17.53%) Snort
14 16 (16.49%) Law
14 16 (16.49%) CISM
14 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
15 15 (15.46%) Degree
15 15 (15.46%) Incident Management
15 15 (15.46%) Vulnerability Management
16 14 (14.43%) Change Control
16 14 (14.43%) SLA
17 13 (13.40%) Internet
17 13 (13.40%) Wireshark

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (1.03%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (12.37%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 47 (48.45%) Firewall
2 32 (32.99%) Network Security
3 27 (27.84%) TCP/IP
4 13 (13.40%) Internet
4 13 (13.40%) Wireshark
5 12 (12.37%) Intranet
6 4 (4.12%) VPN
6 4 (4.12%) DNS
7 3 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.06%) Wireless
9 1 (1.03%) SSL
9 1 (1.03%) SMTP
9 1 (1.03%) DHCP
9 1 (1.03%) HTTP
9 1 (1.03%) SNMP
9 1 (1.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) MySQL
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 18 (18.56%) Banking
3 16 (16.49%) Law
4 7 (7.22%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (47.42%) Analyst
2 45 (46.39%) Security Analyst
3 22 (22.68%) Information Specialist
3 22 (22.68%) Security Specialist
3 22 (22.68%) Information Security Specialist
4 21 (21.65%) Information Analyst
4 21 (21.65%) Information Security Analyst
5 14 (14.43%) Product Specialist
6 10 (10.31%) Product Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Senior Security Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Security Operations Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Information Architect
9 6 (6.19%) Architect
9 6 (6.19%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Security Manager
9 6 (6.19%) Security Architect
9 6 (6.19%) Security Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) XML
2 2 (2.06%) JSON
2 2 (2.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.59%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.03%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.65%) Windows
2 12 (12.37%) Linux
3 10 (10.31%) UNIX
4 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.03%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (69.07%) Information Security
2 29 (29.90%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (29.90%) ITIL
3 25 (25.77%) Cyber Security
4 21 (21.65%) Ethical Hacking
5 19 (19.59%) Service Management
5 19 (19.59%) Information Assurance
6 18 (18.56%) SIEM
7 15 (15.46%) Incident Management
7 15 (15.46%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (14.43%) Change Control
9 12 (12.37%) Risk Management
10 11 (11.34%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (11.34%) Computer Forensics
10 11 (11.34%) ISMS
11 10 (10.31%) E-Commerce
12 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (8.25%) Security Architecture
13 8 (8.25%) Investment Management
14 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.34%) Perl
2 9 (9.28%) Java
3 3 (3.09%) SQL
3 3 (3.09%) Python
4 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (74.23%) CISSP
2 35 (36.08%) CEH
3 27 (27.84%) GCIH
4 16 (16.49%) CISM
5 15 (15.46%) Degree
6 12 (12.37%) GCFA
7 11 (11.34%) MCSE
7 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (11.34%) OSCP
8 9 (9.28%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
10 7 (7.22%) EnCE
10 7 (7.22%) CISA
11 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
11 6 (6.19%) DV Cleared
12 5 (5.15%) GPEN
13 4 (4.12%) GCIA
14 3 (3.09%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (3.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (14.43%) SLA
3 3 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.03%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 17 (17.53%) Snort
2 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) SCOM
2 1 (1.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.28%) ArcSight
2 9 (9.28%) LogLogic
3 7 (7.22%) Q1 Labs
3 7 (7.22%) Symantec
4 6 (6.19%) Sourcefire
4 6 (6.19%) Splunk
5 3 (3.09%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.06%) Sun
7 1 (1.03%) AlgoSec
7 1 (1.03%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle
7 1 (1.03%) Sybase
London
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Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: £65k base salary + 20% Bonus + Pens + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £130000 per annum + EXCELLENT BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago