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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 735 862 913
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +51
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 192 96 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.090% 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 147 80 75
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,250 £79,200
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £53,750 £51,698
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +3.97%

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
26791 29398 32263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.16% 27.51% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21549 23075 25904
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +122 188 £60,000 +9.09% 21
London +62 107 £62,500 +13.63% 8
South East +22 23 £60,000 +4.34% 4
South West +23 19 £55,000 +22.22% 6
West Midlands -16 17 £77,500 +77.14% 1
Gloucestershire +14 16 £57,500 +9.52% 3
East of England +41 11 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Birmingham +3 11 £77,500 +72.22% 1
Hertfordshire +29 10 £47,500 -20.83%
Oxfordshire +1 10 £55,000 -4.34%
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £47,500 -
City of London +41 8 £57,250 +14.50% 1
Berkshire +15 8 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Gloucester - 6 £60,000 -
Leeds +9 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire +8 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +2 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Slough - 5 £65,000 -
Warwickshire -5 4 £42,500 -
Scotland -5 4 £48,750 -15.21%
Reading +19 3 £65,000 +23.80%
Bristol +9 3 £55,000 +83.33% 3
Harrow - 3 - -
North West +18 2 £44,750 -18.63%
Hampshire +13 2 £47,500 -13.63%
Manchester +9 2 £44,750 -18.63%
Cheltenham -9 2 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Guildford - 2 £71,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £58,750 -
Glasgow - 2 £48,750 -

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GIAC.

1 327 (77.86%) CISSP
2 262 (62.38%) Information Security
3 182 (43.33%) CEH
4 164 (39.05%) SIEM
5 163 (38.81%) CISM
6 155 (36.90%) SANS
7 144 (34.29%) Cybersecurity
8 120 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
9 118 (28.10%) Finance
10 106 (25.24%) Security Operations
11 102 (24.29%) CISA
11 102 (24.29%) Degree
12 100 (23.81%) GCIH
12 100 (23.81%) Firewall
13 93 (22.14%) Linux
14 91 (21.67%) Ethical Hacking
15 77 (18.33%) Security Cleared
16 73 (17.38%) Windows
17 65 (15.48%) CREST Certified
18 63 (15.00%) Network Security
19 59 (14.05%) Management Information System
20 58 (13.81%) Python
20 58 (13.81%) Cisco Certification
21 57 (13.57%) Security Operations Centre
22 56 (13.33%) OSCP
23 55 (13.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 53 (12.62%) Risk Management
24 53 (12.62%) Telecoms
25 50 (11.90%) ArcSight
25 50 (11.90%) Reverse Engineering

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.81%) Apache Pig
2 13 (3.10%) IBM Notes
3 4 (0.95%) IIS
4 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) JBoss
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) assyst
2 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.19%) IaaS
2 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.19%) SaaS
3 4 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (23.81%) Firewall
2 63 (15.00%) Network Security
3 38 (9.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 34 (8.10%) TCP/IP
5 29 (6.90%) SSL
6 24 (5.71%) Wireshark
7 18 (4.29%) tcpdump
8 12 (2.86%) Internet
9 9 (2.14%) DMZ
10 8 (1.90%) HTTP
11 7 (1.67%) LAN
11 7 (1.67%) WAN
11 7 (1.67%) Wireless
12 6 (1.43%) LDAP
13 5 (1.19%) DNS
14 3 (0.71%) DHCP
14 3 (0.71%) SAN
14 3 (0.71%) SMTP
14 3 (0.71%) VPN
14 3 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.48%) Big Data
2 17 (4.05%) Hadoop
3 16 (3.81%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.48%) MySQL
6 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.24%) DB2
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.24%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (2.62%) AppScan
2 6 (1.43%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.71%) Burp Suite
General
1 118 (28.10%) Finance
2 53 (12.62%) Telecoms
3 32 (7.62%) Legal
4 18 (4.29%) Retail
5 15 (3.57%) Banking
6 9 (2.14%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.14%) Games
7 4 (0.95%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.48%) Law
8 2 (0.48%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 178 (42.38%) Analyst
2 144 (34.29%) Security Analyst
3 42 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 42 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 42 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
4 39 (9.29%) Architect
5 38 (9.05%) Security Architect
6 37 (8.81%) Consultant
6 37 (8.81%) Information Analyst
6 37 (8.81%) Information Security Analyst
6 37 (8.81%) Tester
7 36 (8.57%) Senior Security Analyst
8 34 (8.10%) Security Manager
9 33 (7.86%) Incident Manager
10 32 (7.62%) Security Consultant
11 31 (7.38%) IT Analyst
11 31 (7.38%) IT Security Analyst
12 25 (5.95%) Penetration Tester
13 23 (5.48%) IT Manager
14 20 (4.76%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.29%) Java EE
2 14 (3.33%) STL
3 5 (1.19%) Web Services
4 1 (0.24%) .NET
4 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.05%) Management Information System
2 57 (13.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 48 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 38 (9.05%) Computer Science
6 36 (8.57%) Cyberthreat
7 30 (7.14%) Cryptography
7 30 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
8 24 (5.71%) Mathematics
9 23 (5.48%) Cybercrime
10 22 (5.24%) PKI
11 19 (4.52%) Client/Server
12 17 (4.05%) Cyber Attack
13 15 (3.57%) Data Centre
14 14 (3.33%) SCADA
15 11 (2.62%) iPad
16 7 (1.67%) Fintech
16 7 (1.67%) Mobile App
17 5 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
18 4 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 93 (22.14%) Linux
2 73 (17.38%) Windows
3 16 (3.81%) Android
3 16 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.38%) Unix
5 2 (0.48%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (62.38%) Information Security
2 164 (39.05%) SIEM
3 144 (34.29%) Cybersecurity
4 120 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 106 (25.24%) Security Operations
6 91 (21.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 55 (13.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 53 (12.62%) Risk Management
9 50 (11.90%) Reverse Engineering
10 49 (11.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 40 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
12 39 (9.29%) Security Architecture
13 31 (7.38%) OWASP
14 30 (7.14%) Incident Management
14 30 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
15 29 (6.90%) Security Testing
16 27 (6.43%) Analytics
17 26 (6.19%) Mentoring
18 25 (5.95%) Risk Assessment
18 25 (5.95%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (13.81%) Python
2 48 (11.43%) C
2 48 (11.43%) Java
3 45 (10.71%) C++
4 36 (8.57%) Perl
5 25 (5.95%) PowerShell
6 20 (4.76%) C#
7 19 (4.52%) SQL
8 14 (3.33%) Objective-C
9 13 (3.10%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.67%) Ruby
11 6 (1.43%) PHP
12 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 327 (77.86%) CISSP
2 182 (43.33%) CEH
3 163 (38.81%) CISM
4 155 (36.90%) SANS
5 102 (24.29%) CISA
5 102 (24.29%) Degree
6 100 (23.81%) GCIH
7 77 (18.33%) Security Cleared
8 65 (15.48%) CREST Certified
9 58 (13.81%) Cisco Certification
10 56 (13.33%) OSCP
11 46 (10.95%) CCNA
12 44 (10.48%) CRISC
13 43 (10.24%) GCIA
14 40 (9.52%) SSCP
15 35 (8.33%) DV Cleared
16 28 (6.67%) GPEN
17 25 (5.95%) SC Cleared
18 24 (5.71%) MCSE
18 24 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (10.48%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.38%) SLA
4 8 (1.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.43%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.24%) QA
7 1 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 29 (6.90%) Snort
2 16 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.48%) Firmware
4 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (10.71%) Nessus
2 30 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 30 (7.14%) OpenVAS
3 26 (6.19%) Nmap
4 13 (3.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (2.86%) QRadar
6 11 (2.62%) RSA enVision
7 10 (2.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 8 (1.90%) SCCM
9 7 (1.67%) EnCase
10 6 (1.43%) HP Fortify
10 6 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (1.43%) WebInspect
11 3 (0.71%) Nexpose
11 3 (0.71%) RSA Archer
11 3 (0.71%) WMI
12 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (0.24%) Ansible
13 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (11.90%) ArcSight
2 46 (10.95%) Qualys
2 46 (10.95%) Splunk
3 44 (10.48%) Microsoft
4 41 (9.76%) LogRhythm
5 34 (8.10%) Intel Security
6 27 (6.43%) AlienVault
7 23 (5.48%) Remedy
8 22 (5.24%) LogLogic
9 19 (4.52%) Coverity
10 13 (3.10%) IBM
10 13 (3.10%) Lotus
11 12 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
12 10 (2.38%) Acunetix
12 10 (2.38%) Veracode
13 9 (2.14%) NetWitness
13 9 (2.14%) Sourcefire
14 8 (1.90%) Palo Alto
15 7 (1.67%) Bomgar
15 7 (1.67%) Kaseya
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Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
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Salary: Flexible
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £84,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £72,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Aviva
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000 + shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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