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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 696 861 903
Rank change year-on-year
+165 +42
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 233 123 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 186 102 62
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £84,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +10.57%

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
26046 30087 31705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.58% 27.33% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21052 23940 24845
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 27 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 27 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 +143 231 £57,500 -4.16% 26
London +104 114 £63,750 -8.92% 10
South East +32 42 £52,500 -12.50% 6
South West +35 32 £55,000 +32.53% 2
Oxfordshire +8 27 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Gloucestershire +15 25 £55,000 -8.33%
City of London +58 17 £57,500 -14.81% 3
East of England +47 15 £42,500 -29.16%
Hertfordshire +35 14 £42,500 -29.16%
West Midlands +1 12 £52,500 -23.91% 1
Berkshire +8 8 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Bristol +26 7 £40,000 +21.21%
North West +18 6 £77,500 +63.15% 2
Leeds +18 6 £50,250 +11.66% 5
Yorkshire +15 6 £50,250 +11.66% 5
West Yorkshire +15 6 £50,250 +11.66% 5
Manchester +14 6 £77,500 +63.15%
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £43,750 -
Gloucester - 5 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £47,500 -
Surrey +28 4 £57,250 +76.15%
Slough +10 4 £60,000 +24.35%
Cheltenham -8 4 £65,000 +8.33%
Birmingham -13 3 £77,500 +72.22%
Watford - 3 £36,000 -
Oxford - 3 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +20 2 £57,500 -6.12% 1
Reading +15 2 £67,500 +3.84% 1
Bracknell -13 2 £40,000 -25.58% 1
Harrow - 2 - -

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 328 (74.89%) CISSP
2 254 (57.99%) Information Security
3 176 (40.18%) SANS
4 170 (38.81%) CEH
5 162 (36.99%) CISM
6 149 (34.02%) SIEM
7 145 (33.11%) Penetration Testing
8 142 (32.42%) Cybersecurity
9 140 (31.96%) Linux
10 139 (31.74%) Finance
11 119 (27.17%) Firewall
12 117 (26.71%) Security Operations
13 114 (26.03%) Windows
14 109 (24.89%) Security Cleared
15 88 (20.09%) CISA
16 84 (19.18%) CREST Certified
17 82 (18.72%) Management Information System
18 81 (18.49%) OSCP
19 80 (18.26%) Degree
20 77 (17.58%) Ethical Hacking
20 77 (17.58%) GCIH
21 76 (17.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 74 (16.89%) Python
23 69 (15.75%) Nessus
24 66 (15.07%) Vulnerability Management
25 65 (14.84%) Reverse Engineering
26 63 (14.38%) Qualys
26 63 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
27 61 (13.93%) Risk Management
28 60 (13.70%) Microsoft

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 (2.97%) IBM Notes
2 10 (2.28%) Apache Pig
3 5 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (2.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.51%) assyst
2 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 119 (27.17%) Firewall
2 57 (13.01%) Intrusion Detection
3 53 (12.10%) Network Security
4 44 (10.05%) SSL
5 42 (9.59%) TCP/IP
6 25 (5.71%) Wireshark
7 17 (3.88%) Wireless
8 11 (2.51%) DMZ
8 11 (2.51%) tcpdump
9 10 (2.28%) HTTP
10 9 (2.05%) Internet
10 9 (2.05%) LAN
10 9 (2.05%) WAN
11 7 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.60%) LDAP
12 5 (1.14%) VPN
13 4 (0.91%) DNS
14 3 (0.68%) SAN
14 3 (0.68%) SMTP
14 3 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.65%) Big Data
2 12 (2.74%) Hadoop
3 10 (2.28%) Apache Hive
4 4 (0.91%) DB2
4 4 (0.91%) MySQL
4 4 (0.91%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (2.74%) AppScan
2 10 (2.28%) Burp Suite
3 9 (2.05%) Metasploit
4 4 (0.91%) JIRA
5 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.46%) git-flow
5 2 (0.46%) Redmine
5 2 (0.46%) Robot Framework
5 2 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 139 (31.74%) Finance
2 48 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 30 (6.85%) Banking
4 22 (5.02%) Legal
5 19 (4.34%) Retail
6 13 (2.97%) Games
7 8 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.60%) Local Government
9 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 179 (40.87%) Analyst
2 142 (32.42%) Security Analyst
3 58 (13.24%) Tester
4 53 (12.10%) Penetration Tester
5 41 (9.36%) Security Engineer
6 40 (9.13%) SOC Analyst
7 37 (8.45%) Architect
8 36 (8.22%) Security Architect
9 33 (7.53%) Information Analyst
9 33 (7.53%) Information Security Analyst
10 31 (7.08%) IT Analyst
10 31 (7.08%) IT Security Analyst
11 30 (6.85%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 30 (6.85%) Senior Analyst
12 27 (6.16%) Security Manager
13 25 (5.71%) Senior Security Analyst
14 20 (4.57%) Consultant
15 18 (4.11%) Vulnerability Analyst
16 17 (3.88%) Incident Manager
16 17 (3.88%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.20%) Java EE
2 13 (2.97%) STL
3 3 (0.68%) .NET
4 2 (0.46%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.46%) Django
4 2 (0.46%) LAMP
4 2 (0.46%) Node.js
4 2 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.46%) REST
4 2 (0.46%) SOAP
4 2 (0.46%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 82 (18.72%) Management Information System
2 47 (10.73%) Security Operations Centre
3 39 (8.90%) Cryptography
4 36 (8.22%) Cyberthreat
4 36 (8.22%) Embedded Systems
5 34 (7.76%) PKI
6 33 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (7.53%) Computer Science
7 23 (5.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 23 (5.25%) Mathematics
8 20 (4.57%) Cyber Attack
9 15 (3.42%) Mobile App
10 14 (3.20%) Client/Server
10 14 (3.20%) Cybercrime
10 14 (3.20%) Data Centre
10 14 (3.20%) SCADA
11 13 (2.97%) iPad
12 7 (1.60%) Fintech
13 4 (0.91%) Smart Meter
13 4 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 140 (31.96%) Linux
2 114 (26.03%) Windows
3 18 (4.11%) Unix
4 11 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.28%) Android
6 6 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (57.99%) Information Security
2 149 (34.02%) SIEM
3 145 (33.11%) Penetration Testing
4 142 (32.42%) Cybersecurity
5 117 (26.71%) Security Operations
6 77 (17.58%) Ethical Hacking
7 76 (17.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 66 (15.07%) Vulnerability Management
9 65 (14.84%) Reverse Engineering
10 61 (13.93%) Risk Management
11 56 (12.79%) Incident Management
12 54 (12.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 43 (9.82%) Analytics
14 42 (9.59%) OWASP
15 40 (9.13%) Kalman Filter
15 40 (9.13%) Malware Analysis
16 39 (8.90%) Security Architecture
17 37 (8.45%) Mentoring
18 34 (7.76%) ITIL
19 33 (7.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (16.89%) Python
2 59 (13.47%) C
3 54 (12.33%) C++
3 54 (12.33%) Java
4 51 (11.64%) Perl
5 41 (9.36%) SQL
6 24 (5.48%) Bash Shell
7 22 (5.02%) PowerShell
8 21 (4.79%) C#
9 13 (2.97%) Objective-C
10 9 (2.05%) Ruby
11 6 (1.37%) PHP
12 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.91%) VB
13 3 (0.68%) Korn
14 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 328 (74.89%) CISSP
2 176 (40.18%) SANS
3 170 (38.81%) CEH
4 162 (36.99%) CISM
5 109 (24.89%) Security Cleared
6 88 (20.09%) CISA
7 84 (19.18%) CREST Certified
8 81 (18.49%) OSCP
9 80 (18.26%) Degree
10 77 (17.58%) GCIH
11 63 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
12 59 (13.47%) GPEN
13 58 (13.24%) CCNA
14 57 (13.01%) DV Cleared
15 45 (10.27%) CRISC
16 39 (8.90%) GCIA
16 39 (8.90%) SC Cleared
17 32 (7.31%) SSCP
18 30 (6.85%) Network+ Certification
19 29 (6.62%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (11.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (10.96%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.28%) SLA
4 9 (2.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (1.60%) COBIT
6 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.25%) Snort
3 10 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.14%) XenApp
4 5 (1.14%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.68%) NFS
5 3 (0.68%) Samba
5 3 (0.68%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.46%) Docker
6 2 (0.46%) vSphere
7 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 69 (15.75%) Nessus
2 50 (11.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 44 (10.05%) OpenVAS
4 35 (7.99%) Nmap
5 20 (4.57%) QRadar
6 14 (3.20%) McAfee ePO
7 13 (2.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 13 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 12 (2.74%) RSA enVision
8 12 (2.74%) SCCM
9 7 (1.60%) HP Fortify
9 7 (1.60%) RSA Security Analytics
10 6 (1.37%) Puppet
10 6 (1.37%) WebInspect
11 4 (0.91%) Ansible
11 4 (0.91%) Nexpose
12 3 (0.68%) EnCase
12 3 (0.68%) Nagios
12 3 (0.68%) RSA Archer
13 2 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 63 (14.38%) Qualys
2 60 (13.70%) Microsoft
3 56 (12.79%) Splunk
4 48 (10.96%) Intel Security
5 44 (10.05%) LogRhythm
6 43 (9.82%) ArcSight
7 31 (7.08%) AlienVault
7 31 (7.08%) Cyber-Ark
8 27 (6.16%) LogLogic
9 25 (5.71%) Coverity
10 21 (4.79%) IBM
11 20 (4.57%) Palo Alto
12 18 (4.11%) Remedy
13 16 (3.65%) Acunetix
14 14 (3.20%) Bomgar
15 13 (2.97%) Lotus
15 13 (2.97%) VMware
16 12 (2.74%) Cisco
16 12 (2.74%) Sourcefire
17 11 (2.51%) Kaseya
Knowsley, Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicolson Bray
Salary: Banking Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Excellent salary & benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Leading Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago