The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 391 432 440
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +8
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 40 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 36 22 27
Median salary £50,000 £61,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +36.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £46,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £58,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +23.15%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5737 6615 7444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.53% 31.73% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4701 5249 5664
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,650 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GIAC
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the South East region.

GIAC Salary Trend in the South East

GIAC
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

GIAC Salary Histogram in the South East

GIAC
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Oxfordshire +16 25 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Surrey +41 7 £52,500 +16.66%
Berkshire +6 6 £53,000 -9.40% 3
Hampshire +12 1 £57,500 -0.86% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £55,000 -12.00%
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 South East region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 42 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 42 (66.67%) OSCP
2 41 (65.08%) Security Cleared
2 41 (65.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 41 (65.08%) Nessus
2 41 (65.08%) CEH
3 38 (60.32%) Qualys
4 37 (58.73%) Nmap
5 34 (53.97%) Windows
5 34 (53.97%) Telecoms
6 32 (50.79%) C
6 32 (50.79%) C++
6 32 (50.79%) Java
6 32 (50.79%) Python
6 32 (50.79%) OWASP
6 32 (50.79%) OpenVAS
7 31 (49.21%) Embedded Systems
8 29 (46.03%) Coverity
9 26 (41.27%) DV Cleared
10 25 (39.68%) GPEN
11 22 (34.92%) CREST Certified
12 21 (33.33%) Linux
13 20 (31.75%) Bash Shell
14 19 (30.16%) Finance
14 19 (30.16%) Perl
14 19 (30.16%) Cybersecurity
15 16 (25.40%) SIEM
16 15 (23.81%) CISSP
17 14 (22.22%) Degree
18 12 (19.05%) Information Security

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (1.59%) Apache
1 1 (1.59%) JBoss
1 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
1 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) Firewall
1 8 (12.70%) Network Security
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.17%) tcpdump
3 2 (3.17%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.59%) DMZ
4 1 (1.59%) LDAP
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Big Data
General
1 34 (53.97%) Telecoms
2 19 (30.16%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Tester
2 24 (38.10%) Penetration Tester
3 20 (31.75%) Analyst
4 18 (28.57%) Security Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Product Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Graduate
6 4 (6.35%) Graduate Tester
6 4 (6.35%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Security Tester
6 4 (6.35%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) ICT Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Security Operations Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (49.21%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.35%) Physics
6 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.17%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (3.17%) SCADA
7 2 (3.17%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.97%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 41 (65.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 32 (50.79%) OWASP
4 19 (30.16%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (25.40%) SIEM
6 12 (19.05%) Information Security
7 11 (17.46%) Security Operations
8 8 (12.70%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (12.70%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (12.70%) Security Architecture
9 5 (7.94%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (7.94%) ITIL
9 5 (7.94%) Malware Analysis
9 5 (7.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (6.35%) Information Assurance
10 4 (6.35%) Information Security Management
10 4 (6.35%) Security Management
11 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (4.76%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) C
1 32 (50.79%) C++
1 32 (50.79%) Java
1 32 (50.79%) Python
2 20 (31.75%) Bash Shell
3 19 (30.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (66.67%) OSCP
2 41 (65.08%) CEH
2 41 (65.08%) Security Cleared
3 26 (41.27%) DV Cleared
4 25 (39.68%) GPEN
5 22 (34.92%) CREST Certified
6 15 (23.81%) CISSP
7 14 (22.22%) Degree
8 11 (17.46%) SANS
9 9 (14.29%) CCNA
9 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 8 (12.70%) GCIH
11 6 (9.52%) GREM
12 4 (6.35%) CHECK Team Leader
12 4 (6.35%) CHECK Team Member
12 4 (6.35%) CISA
12 4 (6.35%) GCIA
12 4 (6.35%) Tigerscheme
13 3 (4.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.94%) COBIT
4 2 (3.17%) SLA
5 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Snort
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (65.08%) Nessus
2 37 (58.73%) Nmap
3 32 (50.79%) OpenVAS
4 3 (4.76%) Nexpose
4 3 (4.76%) RSA Archer
5 2 (3.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.59%) QRadar
6 1 (1.59%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) Qualys
2 29 (46.03%) Coverity
3 4 (6.35%) ArcSight
3 4 (6.35%) Splunk
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.17%) Intel Security
5 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.59%) Bomgar
6 1 (1.59%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.59%) FireEye
6 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Kaseya
6 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.59%) Rapid7
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Remedy
6 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.59%) TippingPoint
6 1 (1.59%) VMware
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