The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 756 772 811
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +39
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 124 107 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.099% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 102 77 46
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30716 29211 32279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.80% 27.10% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24600 23037 27108
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GIAC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC within the UK.

GIAC Salary Trend in the UK

GIAC
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

GIAC Salary Histogram in the UK

GIAC
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 111 £55,000 -4.34% 22
London -31 37 £60,000 +4.34% 6
West Yorkshire +9 21 £45,000 - 4
Leeds +4 21 £45,000 - 4
South East 0 21 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Yorkshire -9 21 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands - 16 £38,000 - 2
Warwickshire - 12 £38,000 -
Warwick - 10 £38,000 -
Scotland +9 9 £45,000 -
Edinburgh -2 9 £45,000 -
Berkshire +9 8 £66,250 +70.96% 3
East of England -13 7 £60,000 +41.17%
Hampshire -14 7 £55,000 +18.91% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £60,000 -
Reading +5 6 £65,000 +188.88% 2
Southampton +9 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South West -10 5 £52,500 +44.82% 3
Surrey - 5 £62,500 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £52,500 - 1
Woking - 5 £62,500 -
Uxbridge 0 4 £60,000 -11.11%
Gloucester - 3 £52,500 -
City of London 0 2 £75,000 +33.92% 2
Birmingham - 2 £50,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £75,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £56,250 -
Maidenhead - 2 £56,250 -
Romsey 0 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Basingstoke - 1 £57,500 -

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 150 (61.22%) CISSP
1 150 (61.22%) Information Security
2 115 (46.94%) CEH
3 87 (35.51%) SIEM
4 84 (34.29%) Firewall
5 75 (30.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 67 (27.35%) Cyber Security
7 64 (26.12%) Linux
8 60 (24.49%) Management Information System
9 58 (23.67%) Penetration Testing
10 57 (23.27%) Degree
11 56 (22.86%) Incident Management
12 55 (22.45%) TCP/IP
12 55 (22.45%) Network Security
13 53 (21.63%) CISM
14 52 (21.22%) Windows
15 46 (18.78%) Snort
16 45 (18.37%) Finance
16 45 (18.37%) Intrusion Detection
16 45 (18.37%) PCI DSS
17 43 (17.55%) Microsoft
18 42 (17.14%) GCIH
19 38 (15.51%) ITIL
19 38 (15.51%) Security Cleared
20 36 (14.69%) Risk Management
21 35 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
22 32 (13.06%) Cisco
23 31 (12.65%) E-Commerce
23 31 (12.65%) Information Assurance
24 30 (12.24%) Wireshark

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 4 (1.63%) IIS
1 4 (1.63%) Apache
1 4 (1.63%) Tomcat
1 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.90%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (34.29%) Firewall
2 55 (22.45%) Network Security
2 55 (22.45%) TCP/IP
3 45 (18.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 30 (12.24%) Wireshark
5 26 (10.61%) Internet
6 24 (9.80%) tcpdump
7 20 (8.16%) DNS
8 17 (6.94%) HTTP
9 15 (6.12%) VPN
10 14 (5.71%) WAN
11 13 (5.31%) LAN
12 12 (4.90%) Intranet
13 10 (4.08%) SMTP
13 10 (4.08%) LDAP
13 10 (4.08%) FTP
14 7 (2.86%) Wireless
15 6 (2.45%) DMZ
16 5 (2.04%) DHCP
17 4 (1.63%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.63%) JUnit
1 4 (1.63%) Subversion
2 2 (0.82%) Metasploit
General
1 45 (18.37%) Finance
2 19 (7.76%) Law
3 14 (5.71%) Banking
4 12 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.49%) Legal
6 9 (3.67%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.63%) Marketing
7 4 (1.63%) Retail
8 3 (1.22%) Advertising
9 2 (0.82%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.82%) French Language
9 2 (0.82%) German Language
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 121 (49.39%) Analyst
2 105 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 36 (14.69%) Security Specialist
4 31 (12.65%) Information Analyst
4 31 (12.65%) Information Security Analyst
5 30 (12.24%) Consultant
6 29 (11.84%) Information Security Specialist
6 29 (11.84%) Information Specialist
7 24 (9.80%) Security Engineer
8 21 (8.57%) Security Consultant
9 20 (8.16%) Operations Analyst
9 20 (8.16%) Security Operations Analyst
10 16 (6.53%) IT Security Analyst
11 14 (5.71%) Product Specialist
11 14 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (4.49%) Senior Security Analyst
13 10 (4.08%) Product Analyst
14 9 (3.67%) Security Manager
15 8 (3.27%) IT Security Engineer
15 8 (3.27%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.12%) XML
2 14 (5.71%) Regular Expression
3 7 (2.86%) Web Services
4 4 (1.63%) CSS
4 4 (1.63%) HTML
4 4 (1.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.63%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.63%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (1.63%) Spring
4 4 (1.63%) jQuery
5 3 (1.22%) .NET
6 2 (0.82%) JSON
6 2 (0.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 60 (24.49%) Management Information System
2 22 (8.98%) SCADA
3 16 (6.53%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.90%) Open Source
6 9 (3.67%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.63%) CESG
7 4 (1.63%) PKI
8 3 (1.22%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.22%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.82%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.41%) Physics
10 1 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 64 (26.12%) Linux
2 52 (21.22%) Windows
3 24 (9.80%) UNIX
4 9 (3.67%) Solaris
5 4 (1.63%) Fedora
5 4 (1.63%) CentOS
5 4 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (61.22%) Information Security
2 87 (35.51%) SIEM
3 67 (27.35%) Cyber Security
4 58 (23.67%) Penetration Testing
5 56 (22.86%) Incident Management
6 38 (15.51%) ITIL
7 36 (14.69%) Risk Management
8 35 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
9 31 (12.65%) Information Assurance
9 31 (12.65%) E-Commerce
10 28 (11.43%) Ethical Hacking
10 28 (11.43%) Change Control
11 27 (11.02%) Computer Forensics
12 25 (10.20%) Security Testing
13 24 (9.80%) Security Architecture
14 21 (8.57%) Security Management
15 18 (7.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 17 (6.94%) Risk Assessment
17 16 (6.53%) Change Management
17 16 (6.53%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.08%) SQL
2 9 (3.67%) Java
3 7 (2.86%) C
3 7 (2.86%) Perl
3 7 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.04%) Python
5 4 (1.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.22%) PHP
6 3 (1.22%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.41%) C#
7 1 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 150 (61.22%) CISSP
2 115 (46.94%) CEH
3 57 (23.27%) Degree
4 53 (21.63%) CISM
5 42 (17.14%) GCIH
6 38 (15.51%) Security Cleared
7 27 (11.02%) SC Cleared
7 27 (11.02%) GCIA
8 22 (8.98%) GCFA
9 21 (8.57%) SSCP
10 20 (8.16%) DV Cleared
11 18 (7.35%) CISA
12 15 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (5.71%) MCSE
13 14 (5.71%) OSCP
14 13 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (4.90%) GPEN
16 10 (4.08%) CRISC
17 8 (3.27%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (30.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (18.37%) PCI DSS
3 23 (9.39%) SLA
4 14 (5.71%) COBIT
5 8 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 46 (18.78%) Snort
2 7 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.41%) Nmap
4 1 (0.41%) XenApp
4 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 43 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.06%) Cisco
3 24 (9.80%) Sourcefire
4 23 (9.39%) CheckPoint
5 13 (5.31%) Juniper
6 11 (4.49%) Red Hat
6 11 (4.49%) VMware
6 11 (4.49%) Splunk
6 11 (4.49%) ArcSight
7 9 (3.67%) LogRhythm
7 9 (3.67%) McAfee
8 7 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
9 6 (2.45%) F5
9 6 (2.45%) Brocade
10 5 (2.04%) Fortinet
10 5 (2.04%) SAP
11 4 (1.63%) Dell
11 4 (1.63%) AlgoSec
12 3 (1.22%) Qualys
12 3 (1.22%) NetIQ
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more.
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £100,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits & much more
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Aldershot
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 25 days ago