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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 427 449 376
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -73
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 24 17 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.072% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.22% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 64
Average salary £55,000 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
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
6678 7802 7529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.15% 32.97% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5027 6151 6001
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - 8 £55,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire +2 7 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Hampshire -13 7 £50,000 +8.69% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (82.22%) Information Security
2 36 (80.00%) CISSP
3 26 (57.78%) CEH
4 25 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 25 (55.56%) Management Information System
5 23 (51.11%) TCP/IP
6 22 (48.89%) SIEM
7 20 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
8 19 (42.22%) DNS
8 19 (42.22%) LAN
8 19 (42.22%) WAN
8 19 (42.22%) Firewall
9 18 (40.00%) Network Security
10 16 (35.56%) Wireless
10 16 (35.56%) VPN
10 16 (35.56%) CCNP
10 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (35.56%) DMZ
10 16 (35.56%) Wireless Security
10 16 (35.56%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (35.56%) Database Security
11 15 (33.33%) DHCP
12 14 (31.11%) Finance
13 12 (26.67%) SSCP
13 12 (26.67%) Degree
13 12 (26.67%) Cyber Security
14 11 (24.44%) Malware Analysis
14 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
14 11 (24.44%) Security Architecture
15 10 (22.22%) Wireshark

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 23 (51.11%) TCP/IP
3 19 (42.22%) LAN
3 19 (42.22%) WAN
3 19 (42.22%) Firewall
3 19 (42.22%) DNS
4 18 (40.00%) Network Security
5 16 (35.56%) Wireless Security
5 16 (35.56%) DMZ
5 16 (35.56%) Wireless
5 16 (35.56%) VPN
6 15 (33.33%) DHCP
7 10 (22.22%) Wireshark
8 9 (20.00%) Internet
8 9 (20.00%) tcpdump
9 4 (8.89%) HTTP
10 3 (6.67%) LDAP
10 3 (6.67%) FTP
10 3 (6.67%) SMTP
11 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (15.56%) Banking
4 6 (13.33%) Law
5 4 (8.89%) Retail
6 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Security Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Information Security Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Project Manager
4 8 (17.78%) Security Manager
5 7 (15.56%) Security Project Manager
6 6 (13.33%) Information Manager
6 6 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (13.33%) Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) Security Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Information Security Project Manager
8 4 (8.89%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Security Consultant
9 3 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Risk Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) Security Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) CESG
3 2 (4.44%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (4.44%) SCADA
3 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Solaris
4 2 (4.44%) UNIX
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Information Security
2 22 (48.89%) SIEM
3 20 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (35.56%) Network Monitoring
4 16 (35.56%) Database Security
5 12 (26.67%) Cyber Security
6 11 (24.44%) Security Architecture
6 11 (24.44%) Malware Analysis
7 10 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
8 9 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (17.78%) Security Testing
9 8 (17.78%) SAP Security
9 8 (17.78%) Change Control
9 8 (17.78%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (17.78%) Strategic Planning
9 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
10 6 (13.33%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (80.00%) CISSP
2 26 (57.78%) CEH
3 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (35.56%) CCNP
4 12 (26.67%) SSCP
4 12 (26.67%) Degree
5 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
6 7 (15.56%) DV Cleared
7 5 (11.11%) CISA
7 5 (11.11%) CISM
8 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
8 4 (8.89%) CRISC
9 3 (6.67%) GCIH
10 2 (4.44%) GCIA
11 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 8 (17.78%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
3 3 (6.67%) McAfee
3 3 (6.67%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.44%) Splunk
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.44%) Symantec
4 2 (4.44%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) Websense
5 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
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