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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England / South East
Rank 367 412 444
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +32
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 11 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.50% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 23
Median salary £34,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £41,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%

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
4051 6005 6626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.89% 31.32% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3265 4888 5164
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +3 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Hampshire +24 4 £33,500 -34.63% 3
Berkshire +48 2 £54,500 +28.23% 1
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 28 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
2 25 (62.50%) OSCP
2 25 (62.50%) Windows
3 23 (57.50%) Linux
3 23 (57.50%) CEH
4 22 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (50.00%) SANS
6 19 (47.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (47.50%) Python
7 18 (45.00%) GPEN
8 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
8 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
9 15 (37.50%) Security Operations
9 15 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
10 14 (35.00%) CREST Certified
11 13 (32.50%) Nmap
11 13 (32.50%) Nessus
11 13 (32.50%) Qualys
12 12 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 12 (30.00%) GCFA
12 12 (30.00%) C
12 12 (30.00%) CISSP
12 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
12 12 (30.00%) Information Security
13 11 (27.50%) C++
13 11 (27.50%) Java
13 11 (27.50%) Degree
13 11 (27.50%) OWASP
13 11 (27.50%) Coverity
13 11 (27.50%) SIEM

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (20.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 10 (25.00%) Architect
3 10 (25.00%) Tester
4 9 (22.50%) Penetration Tester
4 9 (22.50%) Security Analyst
5 8 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 8 (20.00%) Principal Architect
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Tester
7 4 (10.00%) Security Specialist
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 4 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Graduate
8 3 (7.50%) Graduate Tester
8 3 (7.50%) IT Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Specialist
9 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 11 (27.50%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Unix
4 4 (10.00%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (47.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 15 (37.50%) Security Operations
5 12 (30.00%) Information Security
6 11 (27.50%) OWASP
6 11 (27.50%) SIEM
6 11 (27.50%) Threat Modelling
7 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (22.50%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
8 8 (20.00%) Open Source
8 8 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
10 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 5 (12.50%) Source Code Analysis
11 4 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
11 4 (10.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
11 4 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
12 3 (7.50%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Python
2 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
3 12 (30.00%) C
4 11 (27.50%) C++
4 11 (27.50%) Java
5 9 (22.50%) Perl
6 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) OSCP
2 23 (57.50%) CEH
3 20 (50.00%) SANS
4 18 (45.00%) GPEN
5 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
6 14 (35.00%) CREST Certified
7 12 (30.00%) CISSP
7 12 (30.00%) GCFA
8 11 (27.50%) Degree
9 9 (22.50%) GCIA
10 7 (17.50%) CCNA
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (17.50%) GCIH
11 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
11 5 (12.50%) GREM
12 4 (10.00%) CISM
12 4 (10.00%) GSEC
12 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
12 4 (10.00%) SSCP
13 2 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (27.50%) SSAE 16
3 4 (10.00%) SLA
4 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Nessus
1 13 (32.50%) Nmap
2 11 (27.50%) OpenVAS
3 8 (20.00%) logstash
3 8 (20.00%) WMI
4 4 (10.00%) EnCase
5 3 (7.50%) FTK
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (2.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Qualys
2 11 (27.50%) Coverity
3 8 (20.00%) Sophos
3 8 (20.00%) Splunk
4 3 (7.50%) Intel
5 2 (5.00%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec
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