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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
UK
Rank 632 725 820
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +95
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 220 225 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 0.79% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 145 173 102
Median salary £65,000 £59,850 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.60% +19.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £57,130 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-21.23% +9.86%

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
20501 28545 29324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.71% 27.87% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16181 22844 23293
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26 February 2017 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +108 219 £65,000 +8.33% 19
London +115 126 £67,500 +3.84% 12
South West +29 33 £50,000 -24.81%
West Midlands +50 26 £42,500 -9.09% 1
Bristol +14 18 £70,000 -
City of London +39 14 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Birmingham +25 14 £45,000 -40.00%
South East +46 12 £42,250 -21.39% 5
East of England +26 11 £65,000 +8.33%
Gloucestershire -12 8 £45,000 -40.00%
West Yorkshire +24 7 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Yorkshire +17 7 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Leeds +15 7 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Hertfordshire +6 7 £65,000 +8.33%
Hemel Hempstead +8 6 £65,000 +52.94%
Solihull +1 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Warwickshire +30 5 £27,500 -48.11%
Hampshire +24 5 £34,000 -33.65% 3
Oxfordshire +1 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Gloucester -6 4 £48,750 -13.33%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £85,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £85,000 -
Worcestershire - 4 £43,750 -
Devon - 3 £33,581 -
Exeter - 3 £33,581 -
Abingdon - 3 - -
Berkshire +48 2 £54,500 +32.12% 1
Farnborough +2 2 £33,500 -37.67% 2
Worcester - 2 £37,500 -
Malvern - 2 £50,000 -

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 303 (67.48%) CISSP
2 297 (66.15%) Information Security
3 194 (43.21%) Cybersecurity
4 190 (42.32%) CISM
4 190 (42.32%) SANS
5 172 (38.31%) SIEM
6 160 (35.63%) Linux
7 155 (34.52%) Firewall
8 149 (33.18%) Windows
9 144 (32.07%) Finance
10 130 (28.95%) CEH
11 122 (27.17%) Security Operations
12 115 (25.61%) Vulnerability Management
13 114 (25.39%) Security Cleared
14 110 (24.50%) Penetration Testing
15 108 (24.05%) CISA
16 107 (23.83%) GCIH
16 107 (23.83%) Management Information System
16 107 (23.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 95 (21.16%) PCI DSS
18 87 (19.38%) TCP/IP
18 87 (19.38%) ITIL
19 80 (17.82%) Degree
20 79 (17.59%) DV Cleared
21 77 (17.15%) Nessus
22 74 (16.48%) Network Security
23 70 (15.59%) Information Assurance
24 68 (15.14%) GCIA
25 67 (14.92%) Cisco Certification
26 65 (14.48%) CCNA

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 20 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.34%) IIS
3 12 (2.67%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.11%) MS Project
3 1 (0.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.12%) SaaS
2 11 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.78%) Sumo Logic
4 7 (1.56%) Office 365
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 155 (34.52%) Firewall
2 87 (19.38%) TCP/IP
3 74 (16.48%) Network Security
4 51 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 30 (6.68%) Wireshark
6 28 (6.24%) SSL
7 24 (5.35%) DNS
8 20 (4.45%) SNMP
9 18 (4.01%) Internet
9 18 (4.01%) LAN
9 18 (4.01%) WAN
10 17 (3.79%) DHCP
11 13 (2.90%) ADSL
11 13 (2.90%) Ethernet
11 13 (2.90%) HSRP
11 13 (2.90%) ICMP
11 13 (2.90%) ISDN
11 13 (2.90%) MPLS
11 13 (2.90%) PSTN
11 13 (2.90%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.46%) Big Data
2 17 (3.79%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.67%) Apache Hive
4 6 (1.34%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.11%) MySQL
5 5 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.11%) ZAP BI
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (2.67%) JIRA
2 10 (2.23%) Burp Suite
3 7 (1.56%) Fiddler
3 7 (1.56%) Redmine
4 5 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.11%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.11%) CodeSonar
4 5 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.11%) git-flow
4 5 (1.11%) Metasploit
4 5 (1.11%) Robot Framework
4 5 (1.11%) Selenium
5 2 (0.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.22%) AppScan
General
1 144 (32.07%) Finance
2 50 (11.14%) Banking
3 34 (7.57%) Legal
4 31 (6.90%) Games
5 27 (6.01%) Retail
6 18 (4.01%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.34%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Law
9 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (33.41%) Analyst
2 119 (26.50%) Security Analyst
3 54 (12.03%) Architect
4 49 (10.91%) Security Engineer
5 43 (9.58%) SOC Analyst
6 39 (8.69%) Security Manager
7 36 (8.02%) Security Architect
8 35 (7.80%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 28 (6.24%) Information Security Engineer
10 26 (5.79%) Information Analyst
10 26 (5.79%) Information Security Analyst
10 26 (5.79%) Senior Analyst
11 25 (5.57%) Security Specialist
12 24 (5.35%) Consultant
13 20 (4.45%) Administrator
13 20 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (4.23%) Cybersecurity Architect
15 18 (4.01%) Network Engineer
16 17 (3.79%) Senior Security Analyst
16 17 (3.79%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.57%) SailPoint
2 19 (4.23%) Java EE
2 19 (4.23%) STL
3 13 (2.90%) .NET
3 13 (2.90%) 802.1X
4 7 (1.56%) REST
5 5 (1.11%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.11%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.11%) Django
5 5 (1.11%) LAMP
5 5 (1.11%) Node.js
5 5 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (1.11%) SOAP
5 5 (1.11%) Spring MVC
6 2 (0.45%) J2EE
6 2 (0.45%) RESTful
7 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 107 (23.83%) Management Information System
2 51 (11.36%) Security Operations Centre
3 42 (9.35%) Data Centre
4 28 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (6.24%) Computer Science
5 26 (5.79%) Cyberthreat
6 18 (4.01%) Cyber Attack
7 17 (3.79%) Driving Licence
8 16 (3.56%) Cybercrime
9 14 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (1.78%) CESG
12 8 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (1.78%) iPad
13 5 (1.11%) PMI
14 4 (0.89%) Cyber Defence
15 3 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
16 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
16 2 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 160 (35.63%) Linux
2 149 (33.18%) Windows
3 58 (12.92%) Unix
4 18 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.90%) Android
6 13 (2.90%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.78%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.34%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.89%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (66.15%) Information Security
2 194 (43.21%) Cybersecurity
3 172 (38.31%) SIEM
4 122 (27.17%) Security Operations
5 115 (25.61%) Vulnerability Management
6 110 (24.50%) Penetration Testing
7 87 (19.38%) ITIL
8 70 (15.59%) Information Assurance
9 64 (14.25%) Risk Management
10 62 (13.81%) Security Monitoring
11 59 (13.14%) Ethical Hacking
12 58 (12.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 57 (12.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 56 (12.47%) Mentoring
15 55 (12.25%) Incident Management
16 53 (11.80%) Security Architecture
17 52 (11.58%) OWASP
18 47 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
19 43 (9.58%) Reverse Engineering
20 40 (8.91%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.69%) C
2 53 (11.80%) Python
3 43 (9.58%) Java
4 32 (7.13%) Perl
5 31 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 31 (6.90%) C++
6 29 (6.46%) SQL
7 25 (5.57%) PowerShell
8 20 (4.45%) C#
9 19 (4.23%) Korn
9 19 (4.23%) Objective-C
10 12 (2.67%) Bourne shell
10 12 (2.67%) Ruby
11 7 (1.56%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.56%) VB
12 5 (1.11%) PHP
13 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 303 (67.48%) CISSP
2 190 (42.32%) CISM
2 190 (42.32%) SANS
3 130 (28.95%) CEH
4 114 (25.39%) Security Cleared
5 108 (24.05%) CISA
6 107 (23.83%) GCIH
7 80 (17.82%) Degree
8 79 (17.59%) DV Cleared
9 68 (15.14%) GCIA
10 67 (14.92%) Cisco Certification
11 65 (14.48%) CCNA
12 62 (13.81%) Network+ Certification
13 58 (12.92%) SC Cleared
14 54 (12.03%) SSCP
15 52 (11.58%) MCSE
15 52 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 51 (11.36%) GSEC
17 48 (10.69%) OSCP
18 46 (10.24%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (23.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (21.16%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.34%) COBIT
4 11 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 11 (2.45%) SSAE 16
5 8 (1.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (1.78%) QA
6 5 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.89%) SLA
8 1 (0.22%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (6.68%) Active Directory
2 27 (6.01%) Snort
3 26 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.90%) Firmware
5 12 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.56%) NFS
6 7 (1.56%) Samba
6 7 (1.56%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.11%) Docker
7 5 (1.11%) vSphere
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.22%) XenApp
8 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 77 (17.15%) Nessus
2 49 (10.91%) McAfee ePO
3 29 (6.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 28 (6.24%) CSIRT
5 22 (4.90%) PowerBroker
6 21 (4.68%) Nmap
7 16 (3.56%) WSUS
8 14 (3.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 13 (2.90%) Puppet
10 11 (2.45%) OpenVAS
10 11 (2.45%) QRadar
11 8 (1.78%) Ansible
11 8 (1.78%) logstash
11 8 (1.78%) RSA enVision
11 8 (1.78%) WMI
12 7 (1.56%) Nagios
13 6 (1.34%) EnCase
13 6 (1.34%) Nexpose
14 5 (1.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 5 (1.11%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 55 (12.25%) Intel Security
2 53 (11.80%) Splunk
3 47 (10.47%) CyberArk
4 45 (10.02%) Microsoft
4 45 (10.02%) Qualys
5 40 (8.91%) Cisco
6 28 (6.24%) ArcSight
7 27 (6.01%) VMware
8 25 (5.57%) Aveksa
9 22 (4.90%) Bomgar
9 22 (4.90%) Cybereason
9 22 (4.90%) Symantec
10 20 (4.45%) FireEye
10 20 (4.45%) LogRhythm
11 18 (4.01%) Sun
12 15 (3.34%) CheckPoint
13 13 (2.90%) Palo Alto
13 13 (2.90%) ServiceNow
13 13 (2.90%) TOWER Software
14 12 (2.67%) F5
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + £10k bonus and other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, family PMI
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum +pension + healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package Up £55k basic + £4k Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens & Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 12 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago