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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 519 601 655
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +54
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 117 57 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.21% 0.49% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 97 50 38
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £95,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
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
9660 11525 12803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.21% 25.68% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8120 9387 10301
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,886 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

GIAC Salary Histogram in London

GIAC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +55 15 £62,500 +13.63% 3
Harrow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £102,500 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 186 (86.11%) CISSP
2 153 (70.83%) Information Security
3 108 (50.00%) CISM
4 86 (39.81%) SANS
5 85 (39.35%) Finance
6 83 (38.43%) Cybersecurity
7 80 (37.04%) SIEM
8 72 (33.33%) CEH
9 71 (32.87%) Security Operations
10 67 (31.02%) Firewall
11 63 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
12 62 (28.70%) Linux
13 54 (25.00%) GCIH
13 54 (25.00%) Degree
14 52 (24.07%) CISA
15 51 (23.61%) Windows
16 47 (21.76%) Ethical Hacking
16 47 (21.76%) Vulnerability Management
17 42 (19.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 38 (17.59%) Management Information System
19 37 (17.13%) Intrusion Detection
19 37 (17.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 35 (16.20%) CREST Certified
20 35 (16.20%) GCIA
21 34 (15.74%) SSL
22 33 (15.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 33 (15.28%) Splunk
23 31 (14.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
24 29 (13.43%) Kalman Filter
24 29 (13.43%) Microsoft

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.85%) Apache Pig
2 2 (0.93%) IIS
2 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (31.02%) Firewall
2 37 (17.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 34 (15.74%) SSL
4 25 (11.57%) Network Security
5 13 (6.02%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.63%) DMZ
7 9 (4.17%) Wireless
8 7 (3.24%) LAN
8 7 (3.24%) WAN
9 5 (2.31%) LDAP
10 4 (1.85%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.39%) Internet
11 3 (1.39%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.93%) DNS
12 2 (0.93%) HTTP
12 2 (0.93%) NAS
13 1 (0.46%) Intranet
13 1 (0.46%) SMTP
13 1 (0.46%) VPN
13 1 (0.46%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.78%) Big Data
2 5 (2.31%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.85%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) DB2
5 1 (0.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.46%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 6 (2.78%) Burp Suite
2 4 (1.85%) AppScan
3 2 (0.93%) Metasploit
General
1 85 (39.35%) Finance
2 23 (10.65%) Legal
3 16 (7.41%) Banking
4 13 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.63%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.70%) Retail
7 3 (1.39%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.93%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (42.59%) Analyst
2 78 (36.11%) Security Analyst
3 26 (12.04%) Information Analyst
3 26 (12.04%) Information Security Analyst
3 26 (12.04%) Security Manager
4 24 (11.11%) Incident Manager
5 22 (10.19%) IT Analyst
5 22 (10.19%) IT Security Analyst
5 22 (10.19%) Senior Analyst
6 20 (9.26%) Consultant
6 20 (9.26%) Security Engineer
6 20 (9.26%) Senior Security Analyst
7 18 (8.33%) Security Consultant
8 16 (7.41%) Architect
8 16 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 16 (7.41%) IT Manager
8 16 (7.41%) Penetration Tester
8 16 (7.41%) Tester
8 16 (7.41%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 15 (6.94%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.85%) Java EE
2 1 (0.46%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.59%) Management Information System
2 31 (14.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 26 (12.04%) Cryptography
3 26 (12.04%) PKI
3 26 (12.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 23 (10.65%) Cyberthreat
5 16 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (7.41%) Client/Server
5 16 (7.41%) Mathematics
6 14 (6.48%) Cyber Attack
7 11 (5.09%) Computer Science
8 10 (4.63%) Cybercrime
9 8 (3.70%) Mobile App
10 7 (3.24%) Fintech
11 6 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (2.78%) SCADA
12 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 62 (28.70%) Linux
2 51 (23.61%) Windows
3 9 (4.17%) Unix
4 4 (1.85%) Android
4 4 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (70.83%) Information Security
2 83 (38.43%) Cybersecurity
3 80 (37.04%) SIEM
4 71 (32.87%) Security Operations
5 63 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
6 47 (21.76%) Ethical Hacking
6 47 (21.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 37 (17.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 33 (15.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 29 (13.43%) Kalman Filter
10 27 (12.50%) Analytics
11 26 (12.04%) Malware Analysis
12 25 (11.57%) Open Source
13 24 (11.11%) Asset Management
13 24 (11.11%) Risk Management
14 22 (10.19%) Reverse Engineering
15 21 (9.72%) Incident Management
16 19 (8.80%) Security Architecture
17 17 (7.87%) Security Testing
18 16 (7.41%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.43%) Python
2 28 (12.96%) SQL
3 24 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 19 (8.80%) Perl
5 5 (2.31%) C
5 5 (2.31%) C++
5 5 (2.31%) Java
5 5 (2.31%) Ruby
6 4 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.93%) C#
7 2 (0.93%) PHP
7 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 186 (86.11%) CISSP
2 108 (50.00%) CISM
3 86 (39.81%) SANS
4 72 (33.33%) CEH
5 54 (25.00%) Degree
5 54 (25.00%) GCIH
6 52 (24.07%) CISA
7 35 (16.20%) CREST Certified
7 35 (16.20%) GCIA
8 24 (11.11%) OSCP
9 23 (10.65%) CCNA
9 23 (10.65%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (9.26%) GPEN
11 19 (8.80%) CRISC
12 15 (6.94%) Security Cleared
13 14 (6.48%) GREM
14 9 (4.17%) DV Cleared
14 9 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
15 8 (3.70%) CHECK Team Leader
16 7 (3.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.63%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) COBIT
4 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.39%) Snort
2 3 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 42 (19.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 18 (8.33%) Nessus
3 14 (6.48%) OpenVAS
4 11 (5.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (5.09%) SCCM
5 10 (4.63%) QRadar
6 6 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.85%) EnCase
7 4 (1.85%) HP Fortify
8 3 (1.39%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.93%) Nmap
9 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.93%) RSA enVision
9 2 (0.93%) WMI
10 1 (0.46%) Ansible
10 1 (0.46%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.46%) Puppet
10 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (15.28%) Splunk
2 29 (13.43%) Intel Security
2 29 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.80%) Qualys
4 17 (7.87%) ArcSight
4 17 (7.87%) Remedy
5 15 (6.94%) Cyber-Ark
6 14 (6.48%) Acunetix
7 12 (5.56%) LogRhythm
8 11 (5.09%) AlienVault
8 11 (5.09%) Palo Alto
9 10 (4.63%) Bomgar
9 10 (4.63%) Kaseya
10 5 (2.31%) IBM
11 4 (1.85%) HP
11 4 (1.85%) Sourcefire
11 4 (1.85%) Sun
12 3 (1.39%) Oracle
12 3 (1.39%) Symantec
12 3 (1.39%) VMware
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