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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England / South East
Rank 374 415 433
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +18
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 16 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.56% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 20
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £46,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £61,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +10.00%

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
4295 6031 6771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.89% 31.37% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3419 4900 5163
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +29 12 £60,000 +9.09%
Berkshire +43 3 £70,000 +43.58%
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £80,000 +33.33%
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 39 (79.59%) OSCP
2 37 (75.51%) Penetration Testing
3 33 (67.35%) Windows
4 30 (61.22%) CEH
5 27 (55.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 27 (55.10%) Python
5 27 (55.10%) GPEN
5 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
6 25 (51.02%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (46.94%) Bash Shell
8 22 (44.90%) Qualys
8 22 (44.90%) Linux
8 22 (44.90%) Nmap
8 22 (44.90%) Nessus
9 20 (40.82%) CREST Certified
9 20 (40.82%) SANS
10 19 (38.78%) OpenVAS
10 19 (38.78%) OWASP
10 19 (38.78%) C
10 19 (38.78%) C++
10 19 (38.78%) Java
10 19 (38.78%) Telecoms
11 18 (36.73%) Coverity
11 18 (36.73%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (34.69%) Security Operations
12 17 (34.69%) Security Operations Centre
13 15 (30.61%) Perl
14 14 (28.57%) Finance
14 14 (28.57%) SIEM
15 12 (24.49%) Degree

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:

Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
1 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (16.33%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.08%) Network Security
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (38.78%) Telecoms
2 14 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Tester
2 18 (36.73%) Penetration Tester
3 13 (26.53%) Analyst
4 12 (24.49%) Security Analyst
5 11 (22.45%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 9 (18.37%) Architect
7 8 (16.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 8 (16.33%) Principal Architect
8 6 (12.24%) SOC Analyst
9 5 (10.20%) Graduate
9 5 (10.20%) Graduate Tester
10 4 (8.16%) Security Engineer
10 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (8.16%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (8.16%) Senior Tester
11 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 3 (6.12%) Security Specialist
11 3 (6.12%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 3 (6.12%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (34.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.16%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (67.35%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Unix
4 3 (6.12%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.04%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Penetration Testing
2 27 (55.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 25 (51.02%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (38.78%) OWASP
5 17 (34.69%) Security Operations
6 14 (28.57%) SIEM
7 11 (22.45%) Ethical Hacking
7 11 (22.45%) Threat Modelling
8 9 (18.37%) Information Security
8 9 (18.37%) Security Architecture
8 9 (18.37%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (16.33%) Open Source
9 8 (16.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (12.24%) Problem Management
11 5 (10.20%) Remediation Plan
12 4 (8.16%) Reverse Engineering
12 4 (8.16%) Source Code Analysis
12 4 (8.16%) Use Case
13 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) Python
2 23 (46.94%) Bash Shell
3 19 (38.78%) C
3 19 (38.78%) C++
3 19 (38.78%) Java
4 15 (30.61%) Perl
5 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (79.59%) OSCP
2 30 (61.22%) CEH
3 27 (55.10%) GPEN
3 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
4 20 (40.82%) CREST Certified
4 20 (40.82%) SANS
5 12 (24.49%) Degree
6 10 (20.41%) DV Cleared
7 9 (18.37%) CISSP
7 9 (18.37%) GCFA
7 9 (18.37%) GCIA
8 8 (16.33%) CCNA
8 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
9 7 (14.29%) GCIH
10 6 (12.24%) SSCP
11 4 (8.16%) CHECK Team Member
11 4 (8.16%) GSEC
12 3 (6.12%) GREM
12 3 (6.12%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (22.45%) SSAE 16
2 6 (12.24%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 22 (44.90%) Nessus
1 22 (44.90%) Nmap
2 19 (38.78%) OpenVAS
3 8 (16.33%) logstash
3 8 (16.33%) WMI
4 3 (6.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.04%) EnCase
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Qualys
2 18 (36.73%) Coverity
3 8 (16.33%) Sophos
3 8 (16.33%) Splunk
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.08%) AlienVault
5 2 (4.08%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.08%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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