The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 426 419 434
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 22 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.091% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 9
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +37.50%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7532 7148 7946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.48% 32.62% 34.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5773 5745 6821
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
GIAC
England

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 1 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 1 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 +2 14 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Berkshire -8 5 £67,500 +29.80%
Surrey -5 2 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (71.05%) SIEM
2 25 (65.79%) Security Cleared
3 24 (63.16%) tcpdump
3 24 (63.16%) Wireshark
4 22 (57.89%) Information Security
4 22 (57.89%) Sourcefire
4 22 (57.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (55.26%) TCP/IP
6 20 (52.63%) Linux
6 20 (52.63%) DV Cleared
7 19 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 18 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
8 18 (47.37%) Snort
8 18 (47.37%) Windows
8 18 (47.37%) Management Information System
9 15 (39.47%) LAN
9 15 (39.47%) WAN
9 15 (39.47%) Ethical Hacking
9 15 (39.47%) Security Testing
10 14 (36.84%) SMTP
10 14 (36.84%) LDAP
10 14 (36.84%) DNS
10 14 (36.84%) FTP
10 14 (36.84%) HTTP
11 13 (34.21%) Solaris
12 12 (31.58%) CISSP
12 12 (31.58%) Internet
12 12 (31.58%) Change Control
12 12 (31.58%) Incident Management
12 12 (31.58%) Computer Forensics

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) tcpdump
1 24 (63.16%) Wireshark
2 22 (57.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (55.26%) TCP/IP
4 15 (39.47%) LAN
4 15 (39.47%) WAN
5 14 (36.84%) SMTP
5 14 (36.84%) LDAP
5 14 (36.84%) DNS
5 14 (36.84%) FTP
5 14 (36.84%) HTTP
6 12 (31.58%) Internet
7 8 (21.05%) Firewall
8 6 (15.79%) Network Security
9 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
9 2 (5.26%) DMZ
10 1 (2.63%) DHCP
10 1 (2.63%) VPN
10 1 (2.63%) Wireless
10 1 (2.63%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) AppScan
General
1 7 (18.42%) Law
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Analyst
2 23 (60.53%) Security Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Security Operations Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Forensic Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Network Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Network Security Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Information Security Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Information Security Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Cryptography
2 5 (13.16%) CESG
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) SCADA
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) Windows
3 13 (34.21%) Solaris
4 6 (15.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) SIEM
2 22 (57.89%) Information Security
3 18 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (39.47%) Ethical Hacking
4 15 (39.47%) Security Testing
5 12 (31.58%) Change Control
5 12 (31.58%) Incident Management
5 12 (31.58%) Computer Forensics
6 9 (23.68%) Information Assurance
6 9 (23.68%) Cyber Security
7 8 (21.05%) Analytics
8 3 (7.89%) OWASP
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (5.26%) Logistics
9 2 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (5.26%) Information Management
9 2 (5.26%) Use Case
9 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) PHP
2 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (65.79%) Security Cleared
2 20 (52.63%) DV Cleared
3 19 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (31.58%) CISSP
5 11 (28.95%) CEH
5 11 (28.95%) Degree
6 9 (23.68%) GCIA
6 9 (23.68%) GCIH
7 5 (13.16%) CISM
8 3 (7.89%) CCNP
8 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (7.89%) CSSLP
9 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (5.26%) ISACA
9 2 (5.26%) GPEN
9 2 (5.26%) CCNA
10 1 (2.63%) ISEB
10 1 (2.63%) MCP
10 1 (2.63%) SSCP
10 1 (2.63%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) QA
3 2 (5.26%) COBIT
3 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Snort
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Sourcefire
2 6 (15.79%) LogRhythm
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) Splunk
4 3 (7.89%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.26%) Brocade
5 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.26%) F5
5 2 (5.26%) Juniper
5 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (2.63%) Tufin
6 1 (2.63%) Qualys
6 1 (2.63%) AlgoSec
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago