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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 418 444 422
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 25 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.052% 0.099%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.15% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 18
Average salary £58,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,100 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6659 7796 7345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.37% 33.94% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5136 6140 5940
Average salary £43,500 £42,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% +4.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £60,000 +6.66% 5
Berkshire -2 7 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Hampshire -9 3 £55,000 +16.40% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 - 1
Surrey - 1 £32,500 - 1
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 39 (79.59%) CISSP
2 30 (61.22%) Information Security
3 28 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 27 (55.10%) Firewall
4 27 (55.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 27 (55.10%) SIEM
5 26 (53.06%) CEH
6 23 (46.94%) Network Security
6 23 (46.94%) Management Information System
6 23 (46.94%) Kalman Filter
7 21 (42.86%) LAN
7 21 (42.86%) WAN
8 20 (40.82%) DNS
8 20 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (40.82%) CCNP
9 19 (38.78%) VPN
10 18 (36.73%) Wireless
10 18 (36.73%) DMZ
10 18 (36.73%) Wireless Security
10 18 (36.73%) Network Monitoring
11 17 (34.69%) Database Security
11 17 (34.69%) Degree
12 16 (32.65%) Finance
12 16 (32.65%) DHCP
12 16 (32.65%) Malware Analysis
13 15 (30.61%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (28.57%) Cyber Security
15 13 (26.53%) Wireshark
16 12 (24.49%) Windows
16 12 (24.49%) Ethical Hacking

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 27 (55.10%) Firewall
2 27 (55.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (46.94%) Network Security
4 21 (42.86%) LAN
4 21 (42.86%) WAN
5 20 (40.82%) DNS
6 19 (38.78%) VPN
7 18 (36.73%) Wireless
7 18 (36.73%) DMZ
7 18 (36.73%) Wireless Security
8 16 (32.65%) DHCP
9 13 (26.53%) Wireshark
10 7 (14.29%) tcpdump
10 7 (14.29%) Internet
11 4 (8.16%) HTTP
12 3 (6.12%) SMTP
12 3 (6.12%) LDAP
12 3 (6.12%) FTP
13 2 (4.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Law
4 3 (6.12%) Legal
5 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Security Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Information Security Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Security Project Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Information Security Specialist
9 1 (2.04%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.94%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.04%) CESG
6 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.04%) PKI
6 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Solaris
4 3 (6.12%) UNIX
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Information Security
2 27 (55.10%) SIEM
3 23 (46.94%) Kalman Filter
4 18 (36.73%) Network Monitoring
5 17 (34.69%) Database Security
6 16 (32.65%) Malware Analysis
7 15 (30.61%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (28.57%) Cyber Security
9 12 (24.49%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (18.37%) Analytics
11 8 (16.33%) Computer Forensics
12 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
12 7 (14.29%) Security Architecture
13 6 (12.24%) Service Continuity Management
13 6 (12.24%) Change Control
13 6 (12.24%) Security Testing
14 4 (8.16%) Project Management
14 4 (8.16%) Information Assurance
14 4 (8.16%) DDoS Mitigation
15 3 (6.12%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (79.59%) CISSP
2 26 (53.06%) CEH
3 20 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (40.82%) CCNP
4 17 (34.69%) Degree
5 11 (22.45%) GCIH
5 11 (22.45%) SSCP
6 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
7 9 (18.37%) GCIA
8 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
8 4 (8.16%) CISM
8 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
9 3 (6.12%) GPEN
10 2 (4.08%) EnCE
10 2 (4.08%) GCFA
10 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
11 1 (2.04%) CCIE
11 1 (2.04%) CCNA
11 1 (2.04%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Snort
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.04%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco
3 6 (12.24%) McAfee
3 6 (12.24%) Sourcefire
4 5 (10.20%) ArcSight
5 4 (8.16%) Fortinet
5 4 (8.16%) Splunk
5 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.04%) Websense
7 1 (2.04%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 3 days ago
Princes Risborough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 23 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Henley-On-Thames
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago