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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 642 712 844
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +132
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 243 254 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.87% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 171 204 106
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,045 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £56,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.42% +25.55%

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
23105 29059 31710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.78% 27.45% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18254 23020 25398
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +43 214 £65,000 +8.33% 16
London +47 106 £75,000 +15.38% 9
South West +26 45 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Gloucestershire -7 38 £49,250 -34.33%
South East +53 26 £53,000 -11.66% 1
East of England +18 18 £65,000 +28.58% 2
Oxfordshire +45 16 £60,000 +71.42%
City of London +26 14 £61,750 -11.78% 1
Hertfordshire +16 14 £65,000 +8.33% 2
West Yorkshire +20 8 £45,000 -23.40%
Leeds +17 8 £45,000 -23.40%
Yorkshire +15 8 £45,000 -23.40%
Bristol +18 7 £95,000 - 1
Cheltenham -17 7 £65,000 -13.33%
Royston - 7 £65,000 -
Surrey - 6 £47,500 -
West Midlands -22 5 £36,250 +9.70% 1
Abingdon - 5 - -
Camberley - 5 £50,000 -
Birmingham -16 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Cambridge - 4 £75,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £75,750 -
Berkshire +48 3 £70,000 +30.23%
North West -22 3 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Reading +25 2 £61,500 +2.50%
Gloucester -7 2 £48,750 -11.36%
Manchester -15 2 £55,000 -4.34%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £65,000 - 1
St Albans - 2 £42,500 -
Slough +28 1 £90,000 -

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 355 (68.80%) CISSP
2 274 (53.10%) Information Security
3 209 (40.50%) SANS
4 185 (35.85%) Cybersecurity
5 178 (34.50%) CISM
6 172 (33.33%) Linux
7 170 (32.95%) CEH
8 163 (31.59%) Penetration Testing
9 161 (31.20%) Windows
10 160 (31.01%) Firewall
10 160 (31.01%) Security Cleared
11 156 (30.23%) Finance
12 149 (28.88%) SIEM
13 133 (25.78%) Security Operations
14 124 (24.03%) Management Information System
15 104 (20.16%) PCI DSS
16 100 (19.38%) C
17 99 (19.19%) Cisco Certification
17 99 (19.19%) CISA
18 97 (18.80%) Ethical Hacking
18 97 (18.80%) CCNA
18 97 (18.80%) Vulnerability Management
19 94 (18.22%) DV Cleared
19 94 (18.22%) Nessus
20 93 (18.02%) ITIL
21 89 (17.25%) OSCP
22 88 (17.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 84 (16.28%) TCP/IP
23 84 (16.28%) Risk Management
24 83 (16.09%) Degree

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 19 (3.68%) Apache Pig
2 14 (2.71%) IIS
3 7 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.97%) MS Project
4 3 (0.58%) MS Office
4 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.71%) SaaS
2 9 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.97%) Sumo Logic
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 160 (31.01%) Firewall
2 84 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 73 (14.15%) Network Security
4 64 (12.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 42 (8.14%) SSL
6 29 (5.62%) DNS
7 27 (5.23%) LAN
7 27 (5.23%) Wireless
8 26 (5.04%) WAN
9 24 (4.65%) SNMP
10 15 (2.91%) Internet
11 14 (2.71%) Ethernet
12 13 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (2.52%) DHCP
12 13 (2.52%) MPLS
13 12 (2.33%) FCoE
13 12 (2.33%) HSRP
13 12 (2.33%) ICMP
13 12 (2.33%) PSTN
13 12 (2.33%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.01%) Big Data
2 28 (5.43%) Hadoop
3 19 (3.68%) Apache Hive
4 10 (1.94%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.74%) MySQL
5 9 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.58%) DB2
6 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.19%) GIS
Development Applications
1 19 (3.68%) JIRA
2 13 (2.52%) Burp Suite
3 11 (2.13%) Redmine
4 9 (1.74%) Selenium
5 8 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (1.55%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.55%) CodeSonar
5 8 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.55%) git-flow
5 8 (1.55%) Robot Framework
6 6 (1.16%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.39%) Subversion
8 1 (0.19%) AppScan
8 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
General
1 156 (30.23%) Finance
2 50 (9.69%) Banking
3 43 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 38 (7.36%) Games
5 34 (6.59%) Retail
6 13 (2.52%) Legal
7 10 (1.94%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.74%) Local Government
9 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.58%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (28.29%) Analyst
2 118 (22.87%) Security Analyst
3 67 (12.98%) Architect
4 64 (12.40%) Tester
5 62 (12.02%) Penetration Tester
6 58 (11.24%) Security Engineer
7 50 (9.69%) Security Architect
8 31 (6.01%) SOC Analyst
9 28 (5.43%) Consultant
9 28 (5.43%) IT Analyst
9 28 (5.43%) IT Security Analyst
10 24 (4.65%) Administrator
10 24 (4.65%) Platform Engineer
11 23 (4.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 23 (4.46%) Security Manager
11 23 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (4.26%) Information Analyst
12 22 (4.26%) Information Security Analyst
12 22 (4.26%) Network Engineer
12 22 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.01%) Java EE
1 31 (6.01%) STL
2 14 (2.71%) SailPoint
3 12 (2.33%) 802.1X
4 10 (1.94%) REST
5 9 (1.74%) .NET
5 9 (1.74%) LAMP
5 9 (1.74%) Node.js
6 8 (1.55%) .NET Framework
6 8 (1.55%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.55%) Django
6 8 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (1.55%) SOAP
6 8 (1.55%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.39%) J2EE
7 2 (0.39%) RESTful
7 2 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 124 (24.03%) Management Information System
2 46 (8.91%) Data Centre
3 43 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 35 (6.78%) Computer Science
5 28 (5.43%) Embedded Systems
6 23 (4.46%) Cryptography
6 23 (4.46%) Data Protection Act
7 21 (4.07%) Driving Licence
8 20 (3.88%) Cyberthreat
9 15 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.71%) Mobile App
11 12 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 12 (2.33%) PKI
12 11 (2.13%) Cybercrime
13 9 (1.74%) CESG
14 7 (1.36%) Mathematics
15 6 (1.16%) Cyber Attack
15 6 (1.16%) Physics
16 5 (0.97%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 172 (33.33%) Linux
2 161 (31.20%) Windows
3 36 (6.98%) Unix
4 22 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 21 (4.07%) Android
6 14 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.13%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.74%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.78%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (53.10%) Information Security
2 185 (35.85%) Cybersecurity
3 163 (31.59%) Penetration Testing
4 149 (28.88%) SIEM
5 133 (25.78%) Security Operations
6 97 (18.80%) Ethical Hacking
6 97 (18.80%) Vulnerability Management
7 93 (18.02%) ITIL
8 84 (16.28%) Risk Management
9 75 (14.53%) Reverse Engineering
10 70 (13.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 68 (13.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 65 (12.60%) Information Assurance
13 63 (12.21%) OWASP
14 56 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (10.85%) Incident Management
15 51 (9.88%) Mentoring
16 48 (9.30%) Data Protection
16 48 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
17 46 (8.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 100 (19.38%) C
2 79 (15.31%) Python
3 68 (13.18%) C++
3 68 (13.18%) Java
4 50 (9.69%) Perl
5 49 (9.50%) Bash Shell
6 33 (6.40%) C#
7 31 (6.01%) Objective-C
8 25 (4.84%) SQL
9 22 (4.26%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.10%) Korn
11 12 (2.33%) VB
12 10 (1.94%) JavaScript
13 8 (1.55%) PHP
14 7 (1.36%) Ruby
15 4 (0.78%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 355 (68.80%) CISSP
2 209 (40.50%) SANS
3 178 (34.50%) CISM
4 170 (32.95%) CEH
5 160 (31.01%) Security Cleared
6 99 (19.19%) CISA
6 99 (19.19%) Cisco Certification
7 97 (18.80%) CCNA
8 94 (18.22%) DV Cleared
9 89 (17.25%) OSCP
10 83 (16.09%) Degree
11 79 (15.31%) GPEN
12 77 (14.92%) SSCP
13 74 (14.34%) CREST Certified
13 74 (14.34%) GCIH
14 71 (13.76%) MCSE
14 71 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 66 (12.79%) Network+ Certification
16 64 (12.40%) CompTIA Security+
16 64 (12.40%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (20.16%) PCI DSS
2 88 (17.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.71%) COBIT
4 13 (2.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 13 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 12 (2.33%) QA
6 10 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.55%) SLA
7 8 (1.55%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 39 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (6.40%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.71%) Snort
4 12 (2.33%) Firmware
4 12 (2.33%) NFS
4 12 (2.33%) Samba
4 12 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.55%) Docker
5 8 (1.55%) vSphere
6 7 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (1.36%) XenApp
6 7 (1.36%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 94 (18.22%) Nessus
2 38 (7.36%) Nmap
3 37 (7.17%) McAfee ePO
4 36 (6.98%) OpenVAS
5 22 (4.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 21 (4.07%) Puppet
7 18 (3.49%) QRadar
8 16 (3.10%) WSUS
9 13 (2.52%) Ansible
9 13 (2.52%) RSA Security Analytics
10 12 (2.33%) Nagios
11 8 (1.55%) Salt
12 7 (1.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (1.36%) Nexpose
13 6 (1.16%) RSA enVision
14 5 (0.97%) EnCase
14 5 (0.97%) logstash
14 5 (0.97%) SCCM
14 5 (0.97%) WMI
15 1 (0.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 69 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.79%) Qualys
3 58 (11.24%) Intel Security
4 55 (10.66%) Splunk
5 50 (9.69%) Cyber-Ark
6 44 (8.53%) Cisco
7 43 (8.33%) VMware
8 28 (5.43%) Coverity
9 24 (4.65%) Aveksa
10 23 (4.46%) ArcSight
10 23 (4.46%) Sourcefire
11 22 (4.26%) Symantec
12 21 (4.07%) Forcepoint
13 20 (3.88%) Bomgar
14 19 (3.68%) FireEye
14 19 (3.68%) LogRhythm
14 19 (3.68%) Palo Alto
15 18 (3.49%) Juniper
16 16 (3.10%) F5
16 16 (3.10%) SolarWinds
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