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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 592 619 587
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -32
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 42 41 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.084% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.33% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 16
Average salary £55,000 £59,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.56% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,200 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
11677 12486 11582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.15% 25.65% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9580 10137 9430
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +13 9 £47,500 -20.16% 2
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 46 (63.01%) CISSP
2 40 (54.79%) Information Security
3 26 (35.62%) CISM
4 25 (34.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (31.51%) GCIH
5 23 (31.51%) Windows
5 23 (31.51%) Security Architecture
6 22 (30.14%) Cyber Security
7 20 (27.40%) Finance
7 20 (27.40%) GCIA
7 20 (27.40%) Linux
8 19 (26.03%) SIEM
8 19 (26.03%) PCI DSS
8 19 (26.03%) Malware Analysis
9 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
9 17 (23.29%) Snort
9 17 (23.29%) Incident Management
9 17 (23.29%) Degree
10 16 (21.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (21.92%) Information Assurance
10 16 (21.92%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
11 15 (20.55%) Firewall
12 13 (17.81%) Mentoring
13 12 (16.44%) People Management
13 12 (16.44%) Performance Management
13 12 (16.44%) CheckPoint
13 12 (16.44%) Cisco
13 12 (16.44%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (15.07%) CISA

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (5.48%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
2 16 (21.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (20.55%) Firewall
4 10 (13.70%) Network Security
5 5 (6.85%) VPN
6 4 (5.48%) Wireshark
7 3 (4.11%) WAN
7 3 (4.11%) Internet
8 2 (2.74%) LAN
8 2 (2.74%) DNS
8 2 (2.74%) SSL
8 2 (2.74%) HTTP
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (1.37%) Wireless Security
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.37%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.37%) OpenVPN
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.37%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Legal
4 4 (5.48%) Advertising
4 4 (5.48%) Marketing
5 3 (4.11%) Retail
5 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Law
6 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.37%) Games
7 1 (1.37%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.37%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Analyst
2 22 (30.14%) Security Analyst
3 17 (23.29%) Consultant
3 17 (23.29%) Security Consultant
4 12 (16.44%) Operations Analyst
4 12 (16.44%) Security Operations Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Technical Security Consultant
5 8 (10.96%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Security Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Security Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.48%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (5.48%) Information Specialist
9 3 (4.11%) Information Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.11%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.74%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.37%) PMI
7 1 (1.37%) PKI
7 1 (1.37%) Social Network
7 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Linux
3 10 (13.70%) UNIX
4 1 (1.37%) Solaris
4 1 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) Information Security
2 23 (31.51%) Security Architecture
3 22 (30.14%) Cyber Security
4 19 (26.03%) SIEM
4 19 (26.03%) Malware Analysis
5 17 (23.29%) Incident Management
6 16 (21.92%) Information Assurance
6 16 (21.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (17.81%) Mentoring
8 12 (16.44%) People Management
8 12 (16.44%) Performance Management
8 12 (16.44%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (12.33%) Security Management
9 9 (12.33%) Risk Management
9 9 (12.33%) Business Continuity
10 6 (8.22%) Identity Management
10 6 (8.22%) Security Testing
11 5 (6.85%) Computer Forensics
11 5 (6.85%) Information Security Management
11 5 (6.85%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) C
2 1 (1.37%) C++
2 1 (1.37%) Java
2 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (63.01%) CISSP
2 26 (35.62%) CISM
3 23 (31.51%) GCIH
4 20 (27.40%) GCIA
5 17 (23.29%) Degree
6 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
7 11 (15.07%) CISA
8 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
9 8 (10.96%) CEH
10 6 (8.22%) GPEN
10 6 (8.22%) CRISC
10 6 (8.22%) GCFA
11 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (5.48%) CCNA
12 4 (5.48%) EnCE
13 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
13 3 (4.11%) OSCP
14 2 (2.74%) ISACA
14 2 (2.74%) PCI QSA
14 2 (2.74%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (34.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (26.03%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.11%) SLA
5 1 (1.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (23.29%) Snort
2 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Nessus
2 1 (1.37%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Cisco
1 12 (16.44%) CheckPoint
2 10 (13.70%) Juniper
3 6 (8.22%) VMware
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.48%) Splunk
4 4 (5.48%) ArcSight
4 4 (5.48%) LogLogic
4 4 (5.48%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (5.48%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.74%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.74%) Q1 Labs
5 2 (2.74%) Symantec
6 1 (1.37%) Remedy
6 1 (1.37%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) IBM
6 1 (1.37%) Qualys
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60 - 80k plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £700000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago