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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 420 424 394
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 18 18 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.079% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.24% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 44
Average salary £57,500 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.34% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £51,698 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +3.39%
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
6406 7631 7299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.09% 33.44% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4823 6111 5861
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 7 £55,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £57,500 - 5
Hampshire -8 4 £55,000 +17.02%
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 - 3
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (79.55%) CISSP
2 31 (70.45%) Information Security
3 25 (56.82%) SIEM
4 24 (54.55%) CEH
4 24 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 23 (52.27%) Management Information System
6 22 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 20 (45.45%) Firewall
8 18 (40.91%) DNS
8 18 (40.91%) LAN
8 18 (40.91%) WAN
8 18 (40.91%) Kalman Filter
9 17 (38.64%) Network Security
10 16 (36.36%) Malware Analysis
10 16 (36.36%) Cyber Security
11 15 (34.09%) Database Security
11 15 (34.09%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (34.09%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (34.09%) Wireless Security
11 15 (34.09%) VPN
11 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (34.09%) CCNP
11 15 (34.09%) DMZ
11 15 (34.09%) Wireless
12 14 (31.82%) DHCP
12 14 (31.82%) Wireshark
13 13 (29.55%) Ethical Hacking
13 13 (29.55%) SSCP
14 12 (27.27%) Finance
15 11 (25.00%) Degree

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 22 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 20 (45.45%) Firewall
4 18 (40.91%) DNS
4 18 (40.91%) LAN
4 18 (40.91%) WAN
5 17 (38.64%) Network Security
6 15 (34.09%) Wireless Security
6 15 (34.09%) VPN
6 15 (34.09%) DMZ
6 15 (34.09%) Wireless
7 14 (31.82%) DHCP
7 14 (31.82%) Wireshark
8 8 (18.18%) tcpdump
8 8 (18.18%) Internet
9 4 (9.09%) HTTP
10 3 (6.82%) LDAP
10 3 (6.82%) FTP
10 3 (6.82%) SMTP
11 2 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 7 (15.91%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Law
5 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Security Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Information Security Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Consultant
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Security Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Information Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Information Security Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Security Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (52.27%) Management Information System
2 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) CESG
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) SCADA
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.27%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.27%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Solaris
4 2 (4.55%) UNIX
5 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Information Security
2 25 (56.82%) SIEM
3 18 (40.91%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (36.36%) Malware Analysis
4 16 (36.36%) Cyber Security
5 15 (34.09%) Database Security
5 15 (34.09%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (34.09%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (29.55%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (20.45%) Computer Forensics
8 7 (15.91%) Analytics
8 7 (15.91%) Change Control
8 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
8 7 (15.91%) Security Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
9 6 (13.64%) Service Continuity Management
10 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (9.09%) Information Assurance
11 4 (9.09%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (79.55%) CISSP
2 24 (54.55%) CEH
3 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (34.09%) CCNP
4 13 (29.55%) SSCP
5 11 (25.00%) Degree
5 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (22.73%) GCIH
7 8 (18.18%) GCIA
8 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
9 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 4 (9.09%) CISM
10 3 (6.82%) CISA
11 2 (4.55%) CRISC
11 2 (4.55%) GCFA
11 2 (4.55%) EnCE
12 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
12 1 (2.27%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
1 7 (15.91%) Sourcefire
2 4 (9.09%) SAP
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco
3 3 (6.82%) McAfee
3 3 (6.82%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.55%) Splunk
4 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.55%) Symantec
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) Juniper
5 1 (2.27%) Websense
5 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
South East
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thatcham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £60999 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago