The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 86 72 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 5 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.55% 1.49% 3.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 3.90% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 27
Average salary £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
GIAC
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
357 359 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.53% 38.27% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 246 325 236
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £25,700 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

GIAC
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the Southampton region.

GIAC Salary Trend in Southampton

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 8 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 8 (100.00%) CEH
1 8 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 8 (100.00%) Snort
1 8 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 8 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 8 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
1 8 (100.00%) Change Control
1 8 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 6 (75.00%) Law
3 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) LDAP
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) SMTP
4 3 (37.50%) FTP

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
1 8 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 8 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) SMTP
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
General
1 6 (75.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 8 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 8 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 8 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
1 8 (100.00%) Change Control
1 8 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Information Assurance
3 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
4 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CEH
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (12.50%) LogRhythm