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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 426 410 424
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 21 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.040% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.13% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 23
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
6785 6370 7346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.74% 31.50% 33.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5198 4984 6279
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +10 9 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Surrey - 8 £62,500 - 1
Hampshire -16 4 £55,000 +15.78%
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (71.74%) Information Security
2 25 (54.35%) Management Information System
2 25 (54.35%) CISSP
3 22 (47.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 22 (47.83%) SIEM
4 16 (34.78%) Finance
5 15 (32.61%) Firewall
5 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
5 15 (32.61%) Linux
5 15 (32.61%) Wireshark
5 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
5 15 (32.61%) tcpdump
6 14 (30.43%) DV Cleared
6 14 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (30.43%) Degree
6 14 (30.43%) CEH
6 14 (30.43%) Sourcefire
7 13 (28.26%) Network Security
7 13 (28.26%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (28.26%) Cyber Security
8 12 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (26.09%) Change Control
8 12 (26.09%) Internet
8 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
9 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
9 11 (23.91%) DNS
9 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
9 11 (23.91%) LAN
9 11 (23.91%) WAN

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (32.61%) Firewall
2 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
2 15 (32.61%) Wireshark
2 15 (32.61%) tcpdump
3 13 (28.26%) Network Security
4 12 (26.09%) Internet
5 11 (23.91%) DNS
5 11 (23.91%) LAN
5 11 (23.91%) WAN
6 8 (17.39%) DMZ
7 6 (13.04%) Wireless
7 6 (13.04%) VPN
7 6 (13.04%) DHCP
7 6 (13.04%) Wireless Security
8 5 (10.87%) FTP
8 5 (10.87%) HTTP
8 5 (10.87%) LDAP
8 5 (10.87%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Law
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Security Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Security Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
5 7 (15.22%) Security Project Manager
5 7 (15.22%) Security Manager
5 7 (15.22%) Consultant
6 6 (13.04%) Security Consultant
6 6 (13.04%) Information Security Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) IT Security Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Information Security Project Manager
7 5 (10.87%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Information Manager
7 5 (10.87%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (8.70%) Forensic Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Network Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (54.35%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) SCADA
4 2 (4.35%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.35%) CESG
4 2 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) Solaris
4 2 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Information Security
2 22 (47.83%) SIEM
3 14 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (28.26%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (28.26%) Cyber Security
5 12 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (26.09%) Change Control
5 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
6 10 (21.74%) Information Assurance
6 10 (21.74%) Security Architecture
7 9 (19.57%) Risk Management
8 8 (17.39%) Security Management
8 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (17.39%) Computer Forensics
8 8 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (17.39%) Strategic Planning
8 8 (17.39%) SAP Security
8 8 (17.39%) Security Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) CISSP
2 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
3 14 (30.43%) DV Cleared
3 14 (30.43%) Degree
3 14 (30.43%) CEH
4 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
5 10 (21.74%) SSCP
5 10 (21.74%) GCIA
5 10 (21.74%) GCIH
6 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (15.22%) CISM
8 6 (13.04%) CCNP
9 5 (10.87%) ISACA
9 5 (10.87%) CISA
10 4 (8.70%) CRISC
11 3 (6.52%) CCNA
12 2 (4.35%) ISEB
13 1 (2.17%) MCSE
13 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.39%) COBIT
2 8 (17.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Snort
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Sourcefire
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.39%) SAP
4 6 (13.04%) Juniper
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco
5 5 (10.87%) F5
5 5 (10.87%) Brocade
5 5 (10.87%) VMware
6 3 (6.52%) McAfee
6 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.35%) Qualys
7 2 (4.35%) Tufin
7 2 (4.35%) Splunk
7 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.35%) AlgoSec
8 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 Per Annum £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead
Church International
Salary: £50k to £60k
Posted: 19 days ago