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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.91% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
213 287 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.55% 35.09% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 189 265 242
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,600 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

GIAC Salary Histogram in Southampton

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 17 (85.00%) SIEM
2 15 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 15 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (75.00%) Sourcefire
2 15 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 15 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (65.00%) Information Security
3 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (60.00%) Change Control
4 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
4 12 (60.00%) GCIA
4 12 (60.00%) GCIH
4 12 (60.00%) Internet
4 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
5 11 (55.00%) Information Assurance
6 10 (50.00%) Linux
7 9 (45.00%) Cyber Security
7 9 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (40.00%) Snort
8 8 (40.00%) Security Testing
8 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
8 8 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (30.00%) DNS
9 6 (30.00%) LDAP
9 6 (30.00%) Windows
9 6 (30.00%) Solaris
9 6 (30.00%) LAN
9 6 (30.00%) WAN

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 15 (75.00%) Wireshark
1 15 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 12 (60.00%) Internet
3 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (30.00%) DNS
4 6 (30.00%) LDAP
4 6 (30.00%) LAN
4 6 (30.00%) WAN
4 6 (30.00%) SMTP
4 6 (30.00%) FTP
4 6 (30.00%) HTTP
5 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Law
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Forensic Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) SIEM
2 13 (65.00%) Information Security
3 12 (60.00%) Change Control
3 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
4 11 (55.00%) Information Assurance
5 9 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Cyber Security
6 8 (40.00%) Security Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
6 8 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) Information Security Management
8 5 (25.00%) Security Management
9 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
12 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (60.00%) GCIA
3 12 (60.00%) GCIH
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) ISACA
6 3 (15.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) COBIT
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Snort
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (20.00%) Brocade
2 4 (20.00%) F5
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Juniper
2 4 (20.00%) VMware