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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 705 852 912
Rank change year-on-year
+147 +60
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 211 118 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 171 102 67
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £46,200
10% offered a salary of more than £74,400 £89,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%

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
26007 30378 33083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.66% 27.42% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21039 24079 26193
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +153 210 £60,000 +2.12% 18
London +112 117 £62,500 -3.84% 9
South East +40 34 £55,000 -6.38% 4
South West +31 27 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Gloucestershire +17 23 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Oxfordshire +6 21 £50,000 -13.04%
City of London +58 15 £62,500 +13.63% 3
West Midlands +1 14 £58,750 +30.55%
East of England +47 11 £47,500 -20.83%
Hertfordshire +32 9 £45,000 -25.00%
Birmingham -6 8 £77,500 +72.22%
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £47,500 -
Berkshire +12 6 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Gloucester - 6 £55,000 -
Surrey +31 4 £62,000 +90.76%
Bristol +28 4 £47,500 +58.33%
Cheltenham -10 4 £65,000 +8.33%
Warwickshire - 4 £42,500 -
Slough +5 3 £60,000 +24.35%
West Yorkshire +19 2 £67,500 +58.82% 2
North West +17 2 £44,750 -5.78% 1
Leeds +13 2 £67,500 +58.82% 2
Manchester +9 2 £44,750 -5.78% 1
Yorkshire +4 2 £67,500 +68.75% 2
Hampshire +1 2 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Bracknell -7 2 £40,000 -25.58% 1
Harrow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £102,500 -
Oxford - 2 £47,500 -
St Albans - 2 £42,500 -

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 316 (75.78%) CISSP
2 256 (61.39%) Information Security
3 172 (41.25%) CEH
4 166 (39.81%) SANS
5 160 (38.37%) CISM
6 157 (37.65%) SIEM
7 142 (34.05%) Cybersecurity
8 130 (31.18%) Penetration Testing
9 122 (29.26%) Finance
10 116 (27.82%) Security Operations
11 111 (26.62%) Linux
12 107 (25.66%) Firewall
13 93 (22.30%) GCIH
14 92 (22.06%) CISA
14 92 (22.06%) Windows
15 88 (21.10%) Degree
15 88 (21.10%) Security Cleared
16 87 (20.86%) Ethical Hacking
17 78 (18.71%) CREST Certified
18 70 (16.79%) OSCP
19 66 (15.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 65 (15.59%) Python
21 59 (14.15%) Management Information System
22 58 (13.91%) Cisco Certification
23 56 (13.43%) Security Operations Centre
23 56 (13.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
24 55 (13.19%) Reverse Engineering
25 53 (12.71%) Nessus
26 52 (12.47%) Qualys
27 51 (12.23%) Intrusion Detection

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 13 (3.12%) IBM Notes
2 11 (2.64%) Apache Pig
3 3 (0.72%) IIS
4 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) JBoss
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.64%) assyst
2 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.72%) IaaS
1 3 (0.72%) SaaS
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 107 (25.66%) Firewall
2 51 (12.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 50 (11.99%) Network Security
4 37 (8.87%) SSL
5 35 (8.39%) TCP/IP
6 25 (6.00%) Wireshark
7 14 (3.36%) tcpdump
8 11 (2.64%) DMZ
8 11 (2.64%) Wireless
9 9 (2.16%) HTTP
10 7 (1.68%) Internet
10 7 (1.68%) LAN
10 7 (1.68%) LDAP
10 7 (1.68%) WAN
11 4 (0.96%) DNS
12 3 (0.72%) SAN
12 3 (0.72%) SMTP
12 3 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.48%) FTP
13 2 (0.48%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.84%) Big Data
2 12 (2.88%) Hadoop
3 11 (2.64%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.48%) MySQL
4 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.48%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.24%) DB2
5 1 (0.24%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (2.88%) AppScan
2 7 (1.68%) Burp Suite
2 7 (1.68%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.48%) JIRA
4 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) git-flow
4 1 (0.24%) Redmine
4 1 (0.24%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 122 (29.26%) Finance
2 49 (11.75%) Telecoms
3 25 (6.00%) Legal
4 20 (4.80%) Banking
5 14 (3.36%) Retail
6 11 (2.64%) Games
7 10 (2.40%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.72%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.48%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 183 (43.88%) Analyst
2 146 (35.01%) Security Analyst
3 47 (11.27%) Tester
4 45 (10.79%) SOC Analyst
5 39 (9.35%) Penetration Tester
5 39 (9.35%) Senior Analyst
6 36 (8.63%) Information Analyst
6 36 (8.63%) Information Security Analyst
7 35 (8.39%) Security Engineer
8 34 (8.15%) IT Analyst
8 34 (8.15%) IT Security Analyst
9 33 (7.91%) Consultant
10 32 (7.67%) Senior Security Analyst
11 30 (7.19%) Architect
12 29 (6.95%) Security Architect
12 29 (6.95%) Security Manager
13 26 (6.24%) Security Consultant
14 24 (5.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
15 23 (5.52%) Incident Manager
16 19 (4.56%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.36%) Java EE
2 12 (2.88%) STL
3 2 (0.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.24%) .NET
4 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.24%) Django
4 1 (0.24%) LAMP
4 1 (0.24%) Middleware
4 1 (0.24%) Node.js
4 1 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.24%) REST
4 1 (0.24%) SOAP
4 1 (0.24%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.15%) Management Information System
2 56 (13.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 42 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (8.63%) Cryptography
5 35 (8.39%) Cyberthreat
6 34 (8.15%) Computer Science
7 32 (7.67%) Embedded Systems
8 31 (7.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 29 (6.95%) PKI
10 24 (5.76%) Mathematics
11 19 (4.56%) Cyber Attack
12 16 (3.84%) Client/Server
12 16 (3.84%) Cybercrime
13 14 (3.36%) SCADA
14 12 (2.88%) iPad
14 12 (2.88%) Mobile App
15 9 (2.16%) Data Centre
16 7 (1.68%) Fintech
17 4 (0.96%) Visualisation
18 3 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 111 (26.62%) Linux
2 92 (22.06%) Windows
3 15 (3.60%) Unix
4 11 (2.64%) Android
4 11 (2.64%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.48%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
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
1 256 (61.39%) Information Security
2 157 (37.65%) SIEM
3 142 (34.05%) Cybersecurity
4 130 (31.18%) Penetration Testing
5 116 (27.82%) Security Operations
6 87 (20.86%) Ethical Hacking
7 66 (15.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 56 (13.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 55 (13.19%) Reverse Engineering
10 51 (12.23%) Vulnerability Management
11 50 (11.99%) Risk Management
12 38 (9.11%) Incident Management
13 36 (8.63%) OWASP
13 36 (8.63%) Security Architecture
14 33 (7.91%) Malware Analysis
15 32 (7.67%) Analytics
15 32 (7.67%) Kalman Filter
16 29 (6.95%) Mentoring
16 29 (6.95%) Security Testing
17 27 (6.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (15.59%) Python
2 50 (11.99%) C
3 48 (11.51%) Java
4 45 (10.79%) C++
5 41 (9.83%) Perl
6 30 (7.19%) SQL
7 25 (6.00%) PowerShell
8 18 (4.32%) C#
9 17 (4.08%) Bash Shell
10 12 (2.88%) Objective-C
11 8 (1.92%) Ruby
12 6 (1.44%) PHP
13 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.72%) VB
14 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.24%) Korn
Qualifications
1 316 (75.78%) CISSP
2 172 (41.25%) CEH
3 166 (39.81%) SANS
4 160 (38.37%) CISM
5 93 (22.30%) GCIH
6 92 (22.06%) CISA
7 88 (21.10%) Degree
7 88 (21.10%) Security Cleared
8 78 (18.71%) CREST Certified
9 70 (16.79%) OSCP
10 58 (13.91%) Cisco Certification
11 50 (11.99%) CCNA
12 46 (11.03%) CRISC
13 45 (10.79%) DV Cleared
14 44 (10.55%) GPEN
15 41 (9.83%) GCIA
16 31 (7.43%) SC Cleared
17 29 (6.95%) SSCP
18 27 (6.47%) GREM
19 26 (6.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (9.59%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.40%) SLA
4 8 (1.92%) COBIT
5 5 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (7.19%) Snort
2 23 (5.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.24%) Docker
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) NFS
5 1 (0.24%) Samba
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (12.71%) Nessus
2 42 (10.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 38 (9.11%) OpenVAS
4 30 (7.19%) Nmap
5 13 (3.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (2.88%) QRadar
6 12 (2.88%) SCCM
7 11 (2.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 11 (2.64%) RSA enVision
8 7 (1.68%) HP Fortify
9 6 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.44%) WebInspect
10 4 (0.96%) Nexpose
11 3 (0.72%) EnCase
11 3 (0.72%) Puppet
11 3 (0.72%) RSA Archer
12 2 (0.48%) Ansible
12 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.48%) WMI
13 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (12.47%) Qualys
2 50 (11.99%) ArcSight
2 50 (11.99%) Microsoft
3 46 (11.03%) Splunk
4 40 (9.59%) LogRhythm
5 38 (9.11%) Intel Security
6 29 (6.95%) AlienVault
7 24 (5.76%) LogLogic
8 21 (5.04%) Coverity
9 20 (4.80%) Remedy
10 16 (3.84%) Cyber-Ark
11 14 (3.36%) Acunetix
11 14 (3.36%) IBM
12 13 (3.12%) Lotus
13 12 (2.88%) Palo Alto
14 11 (2.64%) Bomgar
14 11 (2.64%) Kaseya
14 11 (2.64%) Veracode
15 10 (2.40%) Sourcefire
16 9 (2.16%) NetWitness
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