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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 412 406 395
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 23 11 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.052% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.17% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 39
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
6757 6607 7239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.08% 31.52% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5264 5089 5986
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Berkshire - 7 £55,000 - 5
Hampshire -6 6 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Surrey - 5 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £60,000 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 36 (80.00%) Information Security
2 33 (73.33%) CISSP
3 25 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 24 (53.33%) Management Information System
5 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
6 21 (46.67%) CEH
7 20 (44.44%) SIEM
7 20 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
8 19 (42.22%) Network Security
9 18 (40.00%) DNS
9 18 (40.00%) LAN
9 18 (40.00%) WAN
10 17 (37.78%) Firewall
11 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (31.11%) CCNP
12 14 (31.11%) VPN
12 14 (31.11%) DMZ
12 14 (31.11%) Finance
12 14 (31.11%) Wireless
12 14 (31.11%) Wireless Security
12 14 (31.11%) Database Security
12 14 (31.11%) Network Monitoring
13 13 (28.89%) DHCP
14 12 (26.67%) Security Architecture
14 12 (26.67%) Degree
15 11 (24.44%) Penetration Testing
15 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
16 10 (22.22%) tcpdump
16 10 (22.22%) Snort
16 10 (22.22%) Computer Forensics

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
1 7 (15.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
3 19 (42.22%) Network Security
4 18 (40.00%) DNS
4 18 (40.00%) LAN
4 18 (40.00%) WAN
5 17 (37.78%) Firewall
6 14 (31.11%) Wireless
6 14 (31.11%) DMZ
6 14 (31.11%) Wireless Security
6 14 (31.11%) VPN
7 13 (28.89%) DHCP
8 10 (22.22%) tcpdump
8 10 (22.22%) Wireshark
8 10 (22.22%) Internet
9 6 (13.33%) HTTP
10 5 (11.11%) LDAP
10 5 (11.11%) FTP
10 5 (11.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (15.56%) Banking
4 5 (11.11%) Law
5 4 (8.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Security Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) Information Security Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Project Manager
4 8 (17.78%) Security Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Security Manager
5 7 (15.56%) Security Project Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Information Security Project Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Information Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Security Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Forensic Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Security Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.44%) CESG
4 2 (4.44%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (4.44%) SCADA
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Information Security
2 20 (44.44%) SIEM
2 20 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (31.11%) Database Security
3 14 (31.11%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (26.67%) Security Architecture
5 11 (24.44%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
6 10 (22.22%) Cyber Security
7 9 (20.00%) Change Control
7 9 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 9 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 9 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (17.78%) Strategic Planning
8 8 (17.78%) SAP Security
9 7 (15.56%) Information Assurance
10 4 (8.89%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
1 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (73.33%) CISSP
2 21 (46.67%) CEH
3 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (31.11%) CCNP
5 12 (26.67%) Degree
6 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
7 10 (22.22%) SSCP
8 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
9 6 (13.33%) CISA
9 6 (13.33%) CISM
10 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
10 4 (8.89%) CRISC
11 3 (6.67%) GCIA
11 3 (6.67%) GCIH
12 2 (4.44%) VCP4
13 1 (2.22%) ISACA
13 1 (2.22%) MCSE
13 1 (2.22%) CCNA
13 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.89%) COBIT
1 4 (8.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) Splunk
4 2 (4.44%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.22%) McAfee
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Brocade
5 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.22%) F5
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