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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 758 833 800
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -33
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 139 94 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.080% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 118 75 53
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,250 £72,500 £62,300
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%

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
30089 31964 29984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.26% 27.07% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 24031 24956 24145
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 August 2015 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 5 August 2015. 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 +79 132 £60,000 - 69
London +32 59 £66,250 +1.92% 18
South East +6 23 £60,000 +33.33% 27
City of London +36 20 £67,500 +3.84% 3
Yorkshire - 19 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 17 £45,000 - 1
Leeds - 17 £45,000 - 1
South West -5 14 £35,000 +25.00% 8
West Midlands +3 12 £70,500 +23.13% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £62,500 +13.63% 3
Birmingham - 7 £58,750 -
Bristol - 7 £33,000 - 4
High Wycombe - 7 £62,500 - 1
Berkshire +8 6 £57,500 -14.81% 11
Gloucestershire -3 6 £47,500 +69.64% 2
North West - 4 £47,500 - 5
Scotland +3 3 £52,500 +52.17%
Manchester - 3 £47,500 - 3
Milton Keynes - 3 £60,000 -
Surrey +13 2 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Edinburgh -1 2 £55,000 +59.42%
Slough -8 2 £48,250 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £53,750 - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £40,000 -
Maidenhead +13 1 £57,500 -14.81% 2
East of England +8 1 £60,000 - 7
Southampton -3 1 £45,000 -
Hampshire -6 1 £45,000 - 9
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 - 2

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

1 167 (71.06%) CISSP
2 146 (62.13%) Information Security
3 75 (31.91%) Cyber Security
4 72 (30.64%) SIEM
4 72 (30.64%) Firewall
5 69 (29.36%) CEH
6 68 (28.94%) CISM
7 67 (28.51%) Degree
8 65 (27.66%) Finance
9 53 (22.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 50 (21.28%) Intrusion Detection
11 49 (20.85%) PCI DSS
12 46 (19.57%) CISA
13 45 (19.15%) TCP/IP
14 43 (18.30%) GCIH
15 42 (17.87%) Network Security
16 40 (17.02%) Windows
17 39 (16.60%) Penetration Testing
17 39 (16.60%) Malware Analysis
18 37 (15.74%) Ethical Hacking
19 36 (15.32%) Linux
19 36 (15.32%) Management Information System
20 34 (14.47%) Snort
20 34 (14.47%) Kalman Filter
20 34 (14.47%) Security Architecture
21 31 (13.19%) Security Cleared
22 30 (12.77%) Incident Management
23 29 (12.34%) GCIA
24 28 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
25 26 (11.06%) Cisco Certification

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 6 (2.55%) IIS
2 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.43%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
1 1 (0.43%) PaaS
1 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (30.64%) Firewall
2 50 (21.28%) Intrusion Detection
3 45 (19.15%) TCP/IP
4 42 (17.87%) Network Security
5 25 (10.64%) Wireshark
6 22 (9.36%) WAN
7 21 (8.94%) LAN
8 20 (8.51%) VPN
8 20 (8.51%) Wireless
9 19 (8.09%) DNS
10 16 (6.81%) DMZ
10 16 (6.81%) Wireless Security
11 14 (5.96%) tcpdump
11 14 (5.96%) DHCP
12 11 (4.68%) Internet
13 9 (3.83%) HTTP
14 7 (2.98%) SSL
15 5 (2.13%) FTP
15 5 (2.13%) SMTP
16 4 (1.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.85%) MySQL
2 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 65 (27.66%) Finance
2 18 (7.66%) Banking
3 16 (6.81%) Legal
4 8 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.98%) Law
6 5 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.70%) Retail
8 3 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.28%) Advertising
9 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Games
10 1 (0.43%) Automotive
10 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Marketing
10 1 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.43%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 93 (39.57%) Analyst
2 70 (29.79%) Security Analyst
3 34 (14.47%) Consultant
4 25 (10.64%) Information Analyst
4 25 (10.64%) Information Security Analyst
5 21 (8.94%) Security Consultant
6 20 (8.51%) Security Manager
7 19 (8.09%) Architect
7 19 (8.09%) Security Engineer
8 18 (7.66%) Security Architect
9 14 (5.96%) Operations Analyst
9 14 (5.96%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (5.96%) Security Operations Analyst
10 13 (5.53%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 13 (5.53%) Security Specialist
11 9 (3.83%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (3.83%) Information Manager
11 9 (3.83%) Information Security Manager
12 7 (2.98%) Information Security Officer
12 7 (2.98%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.13%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.43%) Java EE
3 1 (0.43%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.32%) Management Information System
2 28 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.98%) SCADA
5 7 (2.98%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (2.13%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.70%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.70%) PKI
8 4 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.28%) CESG
10 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.43%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.43%) Social Network
11 1 (0.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.02%) Windows
2 36 (15.32%) Linux
3 23 (9.79%) UNIX
4 3 (1.28%) Android
4 3 (1.28%) Solaris
4 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.43%) GCOS
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (62.13%) Information Security
2 75 (31.91%) Cyber Security
3 72 (30.64%) SIEM
4 39 (16.60%) Malware Analysis
4 39 (16.60%) Penetration Testing
5 37 (15.74%) Ethical Hacking
6 34 (14.47%) Security Architecture
6 34 (14.47%) Kalman Filter
7 30 (12.77%) Incident Management
8 23 (9.79%) Security Testing
8 23 (9.79%) Computer Forensics
9 22 (9.36%) Network Monitoring
10 20 (8.51%) ITIL
10 20 (8.51%) Risk Management
11 19 (8.09%) Analytics
12 18 (7.66%) Data Privacy
12 18 (7.66%) Mentoring
12 18 (7.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 16 (6.81%) Project Management
13 16 (6.81%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.53%) C
2 8 (3.40%) Perl
3 7 (2.98%) SQL
4 6 (2.55%) C++
4 6 (2.55%) Java
5 5 (2.13%) Python
5 5 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.85%) Ruby
7 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 167 (71.06%) CISSP
2 69 (29.36%) CEH
3 68 (28.94%) CISM
4 67 (28.51%) Degree
5 46 (19.57%) CISA
6 43 (18.30%) GCIH
7 31 (13.19%) Security Cleared
8 29 (12.34%) GCIA
9 26 (11.06%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (9.36%) SSCP
10 22 (9.36%) CRISC
11 21 (8.94%) CCNP
12 20 (8.51%) GCFA
13 17 (7.23%) EnCE
14 16 (6.81%) GREM
15 13 (5.53%) GPEN
16 10 (4.26%) DV Cleared
17 8 (3.40%) SC Cleared
17 8 (3.40%) CCNA
18 7 (2.98%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (22.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (20.85%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.28%) SLA
5 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.85%) COBIT
6 1 (0.43%) GCP
6 1 (0.43%) BS7799
System Software
1 34 (14.47%) Snort
2 4 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 4 (1.70%) Nessus
2 1 (0.43%) Nmap
2 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.43%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (8.09%) Cisco
1 19 (8.09%) ArcSight
2 15 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.83%) CheckPoint
3 9 (3.83%) LogRhythm
4 8 (3.40%) LogLogic
4 8 (3.40%) Splunk
5 7 (2.98%) Sourcefire
6 6 (2.55%) Fortinet
6 6 (2.55%) McAfee
6 6 (2.55%) Juniper
7 5 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.13%) IBM
7 5 (2.13%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (1.70%) HP
9 3 (1.28%) Symantec
9 3 (1.28%) FireEye
9 3 (1.28%) VMware
10 2 (0.85%) Trustwave
10 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
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