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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 419 453 420
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -33
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 22 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.074% 0.081%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 12
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.45%
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
6503 7695 7282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.33% 33.65% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5950 5868
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £61,250 +11.36% 1
Berkshire -4 6 £57,500 -14.81% 1
Hampshire -2 2 £52,500 +14.13% 1
Surrey +4 1 £32,500 -31.57%
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (77.78%) CISSP
2 27 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 26 (57.78%) Information Security
4 25 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 25 (55.56%) Firewall
4 25 (55.56%) SIEM
5 24 (53.33%) CEH
6 21 (46.67%) Network Security
6 21 (46.67%) Kalman Filter
7 20 (44.44%) Management Information System
7 20 (44.44%) LAN
7 20 (44.44%) WAN
8 19 (42.22%) DNS
9 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (40.00%) CCNP
10 17 (37.78%) VPN
11 16 (35.56%) Wireless
11 16 (35.56%) Finance
11 16 (35.56%) DMZ
11 16 (35.56%) Wireless Security
11 16 (35.56%) Degree
11 16 (35.56%) Malware Analysis
11 16 (35.56%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (33.33%) Database Security
12 15 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (33.33%) DHCP
13 14 (31.11%) Cyber Security
14 13 (28.89%) Wireshark
15 12 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
15 12 (26.67%) Windows

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 25 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 25 (55.56%) Firewall
3 21 (46.67%) Network Security
4 20 (44.44%) LAN
4 20 (44.44%) WAN
5 19 (42.22%) DNS
6 17 (37.78%) VPN
7 16 (35.56%) Wireless
7 16 (35.56%) DMZ
7 16 (35.56%) Wireless Security
8 15 (33.33%) DHCP
9 13 (28.89%) Wireshark
10 7 (15.56%) Internet
10 7 (15.56%) tcpdump
11 4 (8.89%) HTTP
12 3 (6.67%) FTP
12 3 (6.67%) SMTP
12 3 (6.67%) LDAP
13 2 (4.44%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Law
4 3 (6.67%) Legal
5 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Security Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Information Security Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Security Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Security Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Design Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Security Specialist
9 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
9 2 (4.44%) IT Security Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) Network Operations Manager
10 1 (2.22%) Network Security Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) IT Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.22%) PKI
6 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.22%) CESG
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Solaris
4 3 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Information Security
2 25 (55.56%) SIEM
3 21 (46.67%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (35.56%) Malware Analysis
4 16 (35.56%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (33.33%) Database Security
5 15 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (31.11%) Cyber Security
7 12 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (20.00%) Analytics
9 8 (17.78%) Computer Forensics
10 7 (15.56%) Incident Management
11 6 (13.33%) Service Continuity Management
11 6 (13.33%) Change Control
11 6 (13.33%) Security Testing
12 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
13 4 (8.89%) Information Assurance
13 4 (8.89%) DDoS Mitigation
13 4 (8.89%) Project Management
14 3 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (77.78%) CISSP
2 24 (53.33%) CEH
3 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (40.00%) CCNP
4 16 (35.56%) Degree
5 11 (24.44%) GCIH
6 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 9 (20.00%) GCIA
7 9 (20.00%) SSCP
8 4 (8.89%) CISM
8 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
8 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
9 3 (6.67%) GPEN
10 2 (4.44%) GREM
10 2 (4.44%) GCFA
10 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (4.44%) EnCE
11 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
11 1 (2.22%) CCNA
11 1 (2.22%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Snort
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.22%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco
2 6 (13.33%) McAfee
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Sourcefire
3 5 (11.11%) ArcSight
4 4 (8.89%) Splunk
4 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.89%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.44%) FireEye
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 2 (4.44%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper
6 1 (2.22%) Websense
6 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
East Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 27 days ago