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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 415 397 442
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +45
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 27 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.12% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.37% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 1
Average salary £45,000 £53,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.49% -18.07%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +33.33%
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
7498 6805 7821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.23% 32.02% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5711 5479 6694
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,850 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +3 20 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Surrey -3 5 £47,500 -
Berkshire -22 2 £67,500 +29.80%
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (67.44%) SIEM
2 24 (55.81%) Information Security
2 24 (55.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (53.49%) Security Cleared
4 22 (51.16%) tcpdump
4 22 (51.16%) Wireshark
4 22 (51.16%) Linux
5 21 (48.84%) Management Information System
6 20 (46.51%) Sourcefire
6 20 (46.51%) DV Cleared
7 18 (41.86%) Penetration Testing
7 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
7 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
8 16 (37.21%) Degree
9 15 (34.88%) CISSP
10 14 (32.56%) Internet
10 14 (32.56%) Windows
10 14 (32.56%) Change Control
10 14 (32.56%) Incident Management
11 13 (30.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (30.23%) Snort
11 13 (30.23%) GCIA
11 13 (30.23%) Firewall
11 13 (30.23%) Cyber Security
12 12 (27.91%) GCIH
12 12 (27.91%) Ethical Hacking
12 12 (27.91%) CEH
12 12 (27.91%) Security Testing
13 11 (25.58%) Finance
14 10 (23.26%) DNS

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) Intrusion Detection
2 22 (51.16%) Wireshark
2 22 (51.16%) tcpdump
3 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
4 14 (32.56%) Internet
5 13 (30.23%) Firewall
6 10 (23.26%) DNS
6 10 (23.26%) Network Security
6 10 (23.26%) LAN
6 10 (23.26%) WAN
7 9 (20.93%) SMTP
7 9 (20.93%) LDAP
7 9 (20.93%) FTP
7 9 (20.93%) HTTP
8 3 (6.98%) DMZ
9 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.33%) DHCP
10 1 (2.33%) VPN
10 1 (2.33%) Wireless Security
10 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) AppScan
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Law
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Analyst
2 19 (44.19%) Security Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Security Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) IT Security Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Security Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Forensic Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Security Operations Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Network Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
10 1 (2.33%) IT Security Consultant
10 1 (2.33%) Information Security Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Network Security Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Information Security Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) IT Consultant
10 1 (2.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) CESG
4 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.33%) SCADA
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Physics
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 14 (32.56%) Windows
3 9 (20.93%) Solaris
4 4 (9.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) SIEM
2 24 (55.81%) Information Security
3 18 (41.86%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (32.56%) Change Control
4 14 (32.56%) Incident Management
5 13 (30.23%) Cyber Security
6 12 (27.91%) Security Testing
6 12 (27.91%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (23.26%) Computer Forensics
7 10 (23.26%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (20.93%) Information Assurance
9 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (18.60%) Security Management
10 6 (13.95%) Information Security Management
10 6 (13.95%) ITIL
10 6 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (9.30%) Analytics
12 3 (6.98%) OWASP
12 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) PHP
3 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) Security Cleared
2 20 (46.51%) DV Cleared
3 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
4 16 (37.21%) Degree
5 15 (34.88%) CISSP
6 13 (30.23%) GCIA
7 12 (27.91%) GCIH
7 12 (27.91%) CEH
8 6 (13.95%) CISM
8 6 (13.95%) ISACA
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (9.30%) CCNA
11 3 (6.98%) CCNP
11 3 (6.98%) CSSLP
12 2 (4.65%) GPEN
12 2 (4.65%) ISEB
12 2 (4.65%) SSCP
12 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (2.33%) CISA
13 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.95%) COBIT
2 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Snort
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Sourcefire
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco
2 8 (18.60%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) F5
3 6 (13.95%) Brocade
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Juniper
4 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.30%) McAfee
5 3 (6.98%) Splunk
5 3 (6.98%) ArcSight
5 3 (6.98%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) AlgoSec
6 2 (4.65%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.65%) Qualys
6 2 (4.65%) Tufin
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 18 days ago