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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 82 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 2 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.27% 0.35% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.91% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 10
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £39,400 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%
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
283 331 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 37.58% 38.76% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 211 295 266
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 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 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 6 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (100.00%) CEH
1 6 (100.00%) Snort
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 6 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
1 6 (100.00%) Change Control
1 6 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Sourcefire
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) LDAP
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Law

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 6 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) SMTP
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 6 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
1 6 (100.00%) Change Control
1 6 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CEH
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft