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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 414 401 440
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +39
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 26 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.12% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.37% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 6
Average salary £45,000 £51,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.62% +5.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £60,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +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
7324 6722 7779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.28% 31.82% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5576 5436 6645
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Hampshire +11 19 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Surrey - 5 £47,500 -
Berkshire -17 2 £67,500 +37.75%
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 26 (63.41%) SIEM
2 23 (56.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 22 (53.66%) Information Security
3 22 (53.66%) Linux
4 21 (51.22%) Management Information System
5 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
6 19 (46.34%) tcpdump
6 19 (46.34%) Wireshark
7 18 (43.90%) Sourcefire
7 18 (43.90%) DV Cleared
8 17 (41.46%) TCP/IP
9 16 (39.02%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (39.02%) SC Cleared
10 15 (36.59%) Degree
11 14 (34.15%) Incident Management
11 14 (34.15%) Change Control
11 14 (34.15%) Windows
11 14 (34.15%) Internet
11 14 (34.15%) CISSP
12 13 (31.71%) Firewall
12 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 13 (31.71%) Cyber Security
13 12 (29.27%) Snort
13 12 (29.27%) GCIA
13 12 (29.27%) CEH
14 11 (26.83%) Finance
15 10 (24.39%) DNS
15 10 (24.39%) LAN
15 10 (24.39%) WAN
15 10 (24.39%) Computer Forensics

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) Intrusion Detection
2 19 (46.34%) Wireshark
2 19 (46.34%) tcpdump
3 17 (41.46%) TCP/IP
4 14 (34.15%) Internet
5 13 (31.71%) Firewall
6 10 (24.39%) DNS
6 10 (24.39%) Network Security
6 10 (24.39%) LAN
6 10 (24.39%) WAN
7 9 (21.95%) SMTP
7 9 (21.95%) LDAP
7 9 (21.95%) FTP
7 9 (21.95%) HTTP
8 3 (7.32%) DMZ
9 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.44%) DHCP
10 1 (2.44%) VPN
10 1 (2.44%) Wireless Security
10 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) AppScan
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Law
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Analyst
2 18 (43.90%) Security Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Security Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Security Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Forensic Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Security Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (2.44%) IT Security Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Information Security Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Network Security Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Information Security Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) CESG
4 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.44%) SCADA
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) Windows
3 9 (21.95%) Solaris
4 4 (9.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) SIEM
2 22 (53.66%) Information Security
3 16 (39.02%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (34.15%) Incident Management
4 14 (34.15%) Change Control
5 13 (31.71%) Cyber Security
6 10 (24.39%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (24.39%) Security Testing
6 10 (24.39%) Computer Forensics
6 10 (24.39%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (21.95%) Information Assurance
8 8 (19.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (19.51%) Security Management
9 6 (14.63%) Information Security Management
9 6 (14.63%) ITIL
9 6 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (7.32%) OWASP
10 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.88%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.32%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) PHP
3 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (43.90%) DV Cleared
3 16 (39.02%) SC Cleared
4 15 (36.59%) Degree
5 14 (34.15%) CISSP
6 12 (29.27%) GCIA
6 12 (29.27%) CEH
7 10 (24.39%) GCIH
8 6 (14.63%) CISM
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (14.63%) ISACA
9 5 (12.20%) CCNA
10 3 (7.32%) CCNP
10 3 (7.32%) CSSLP
11 2 (4.88%) GPEN
11 2 (4.88%) SSCP
11 2 (4.88%) ISEB
11 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (2.44%) MCP
12 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.63%) COBIT
2 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Snort
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Sourcefire
2 8 (19.51%) Cisco
2 8 (19.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) Juniper
4 6 (14.63%) Brocade
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) F5
5 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.76%) McAfee
6 3 (7.32%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.88%) Qualys
7 2 (4.88%) Tufin
7 2 (4.88%) Splunk
7 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.88%) AlgoSec
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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