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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 14 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.65% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% - -
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +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
336 253 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.48% 30.56% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 289 250 252
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £22,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 12 September 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 20 (90.91%) SIEM
2 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) tcpdump
2 18 (81.82%) Wireshark
3 17 (77.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (72.73%) Sourcefire
5 15 (68.18%) DV Cleared
6 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
6 14 (63.64%) Information Security
7 13 (59.09%) Management Information System
7 13 (59.09%) Internet
7 13 (59.09%) Change Control
7 13 (59.09%) Incident Management
8 11 (50.00%) GCIA
8 11 (50.00%) GCIH
8 11 (50.00%) Cyber Security
9 10 (45.45%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (45.45%) Linux
9 10 (45.45%) Snort
9 10 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (45.45%) Security Testing
10 9 (40.91%) Information Assurance
10 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
10 9 (40.91%) Computer Forensics
11 6 (27.27%) CEH
11 6 (27.27%) DNS
11 6 (27.27%) LDAP
11 6 (27.27%) Windows
11 6 (27.27%) Solaris
11 6 (27.27%) LAN

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Wireshark
1 18 (81.82%) tcpdump
2 17 (77.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (59.09%) Internet
4 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
5 6 (27.27%) DNS
5 6 (27.27%) LDAP
5 6 (27.27%) LAN
5 6 (27.27%) WAN
5 6 (27.27%) SMTP
5 6 (27.27%) FTP
5 6 (27.27%) HTTP
6 5 (22.73%) Network Security
7 4 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) IT Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Forensic Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Physics
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) SIEM
2 14 (63.64%) Information Security
3 13 (59.09%) Change Control
3 13 (59.09%) Incident Management
4 11 (50.00%) Cyber Security
5 10 (45.45%) Security Testing
5 10 (45.45%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (40.91%) Computer Forensics
6 9 (40.91%) Information Assurance
7 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) Information Security Management
8 4 (18.18%) Security Management
8 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 15 (68.18%) DV Cleared
3 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) GCIA
4 11 (50.00%) GCIH
5 6 (27.27%) CEH
6 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) ISACA
8 1 (4.55%) CISSP
8 1 (4.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (18.18%) COBIT
1 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Snort
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Sourcefire
2 4 (18.18%) Brocade
2 4 (18.18%) F5
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Juniper
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Splunk
3 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm