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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
UK
Rank 639 702 821
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +119
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 215 246 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 0.87% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 150 193 108
Median salary £65,000 £56,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.53% +8.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,545 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £75,000 £67,750
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +9.45%

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
20933 28198 29273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.22% 28.09% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16553 22544 23400
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 £27,864 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £67,500 £70,250
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +74 208 £65,000 +15.04% 15
London +79 110 £70,000 +16.66% 12
South West +39 41 £48,500 -33.10%
Gloucestershire -4 21 £48,500 -35.33%
East of England +14 19 £65,000 +8.33% 1
West Midlands +9 19 £37,500 -11.76% 1
South East +46 15 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Hertfordshire +12 14 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Bristol +13 13 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire +21 11 £60,000 +9.09%
Birmingham +10 11 £35,000 -22.22% 1
City of London +36 9 £55,000 -21.42% 3
Royston - 7 £65,000 -
Abingdon - 5 - -
Cambridge - 5 £85,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £65,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £85,000 -
Berkshire +43 3 £70,000 +43.58%
Warwickshire +23 3 £27,500 -16.77%
West Yorkshire +17 3 £53,750 -2.27%
Leeds +16 3 £53,750 -2.27%
Yorkshire +10 3 £53,750 -2.27%
Solihull -9 3 £42,500 -
Gloucester -9 3 £65,000 +8.33%
Exeter - 3 £33,581 -
Devon - 3 £33,581 -
Reading +39 2 £61,500 +11.81%
Cheltenham -11 2 £65,000 -13.33%
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Worcester - 2 £37,500 -

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 329 (68.83%) CISSP
2 287 (60.04%) Information Security
3 200 (41.84%) SANS
4 186 (38.91%) Cybersecurity
5 184 (38.49%) CISM
6 167 (34.94%) SIEM
7 156 (32.64%) Firewall
8 151 (31.59%) CEH
8 151 (31.59%) Linux
9 150 (31.38%) Finance
10 141 (29.50%) Windows
10 141 (29.50%) Security Cleared
11 134 (28.03%) Penetration Testing
12 127 (26.57%) Security Operations
13 121 (25.31%) Management Information System
14 114 (23.85%) CISA
15 110 (23.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 108 (22.59%) PCI DSS
17 100 (20.92%) ITIL
18 97 (20.29%) Vulnerability Management
19 91 (19.04%) DV Cleared
19 91 (19.04%) Degree
20 86 (17.99%) Cisco Certification
21 84 (17.57%) CCNA
22 80 (16.74%) Ethical Hacking
23 79 (16.53%) TCP/IP
24 78 (16.32%) C
24 78 (16.32%) Nessus
25 77 (16.11%) GCIH
26 74 (15.48%) SSCP

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 16 (3.35%) Apache Pig
2 14 (2.93%) IIS
3 13 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.05%) MS Project
4 3 (0.63%) MS Office
4 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.93%) SaaS
2 11 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.67%) Sumo Logic
4 4 (0.84%) Office 365
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 156 (32.64%) Firewall
2 79 (16.53%) TCP/IP
3 64 (13.39%) Network Security
4 50 (10.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 37 (7.74%) SSL
6 33 (6.90%) DNS
7 25 (5.23%) LAN
8 24 (5.02%) WAN
9 23 (4.81%) SNMP
10 20 (4.18%) Wireshark
11 18 (3.77%) DHCP
12 16 (3.35%) Internet
12 16 (3.35%) Wireless
13 14 (2.93%) Ethernet
13 14 (2.93%) SMTP
14 13 (2.72%) ADSL
14 13 (2.72%) ICMP
14 13 (2.72%) ISDN
14 13 (2.72%) MPLS
14 13 (2.72%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.28%) Big Data
2 24 (5.02%) Hadoop
3 16 (3.35%) Apache Hive
4 9 (1.88%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.46%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.26%) MySQL
7 2 (0.42%) ZAP BI
8 1 (0.21%) GIS
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (3.35%) JIRA
2 10 (2.09%) Burp Suite
2 10 (2.09%) Redmine
3 7 (1.46%) Selenium
4 6 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (1.26%) Bitbucket
4 6 (1.26%) CodeSonar
4 6 (1.26%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.26%) git-flow
4 6 (1.26%) Robot Framework
5 5 (1.05%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.63%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.42%) Subversion
8 1 (0.21%) AppScan
8 1 (0.21%) HP UFT
General
1 150 (31.38%) Finance
2 53 (11.09%) Banking
3 38 (7.95%) Games
4 32 (6.69%) Retail
5 26 (5.44%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.35%) Legal
7 10 (2.09%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.63%) Law
10 3 (0.63%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (30.13%) Analyst
2 115 (24.06%) Security Analyst
3 62 (12.97%) Architect
4 59 (12.34%) Security Engineer
5 40 (8.37%) SOC Analyst
6 39 (8.16%) Security Architect
7 36 (7.53%) Tester
8 34 (7.11%) Penetration Tester
9 30 (6.28%) Security Manager
10 28 (5.86%) Consultant
10 28 (5.86%) IT Analyst
10 28 (5.86%) IT Security Analyst
10 28 (5.86%) Solutions Architect
11 26 (5.44%) Information Analyst
11 26 (5.44%) Information Security Analyst
12 25 (5.23%) Information Security Engineer
12 25 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
13 22 (4.60%) Administrator
13 22 (4.60%) Platform Engineer
13 22 (4.60%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.86%) Java EE
1 28 (5.86%) STL
2 20 (4.18%) SailPoint
3 13 (2.72%) 802.1X
4 10 (2.09%) .NET
5 8 (1.67%) REST
6 7 (1.46%) LAMP
6 7 (1.46%) Node.js
7 6 (1.26%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.26%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.26%) Django
7 6 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (1.26%) SOAP
7 6 (1.26%) Spring MVC
8 2 (0.42%) J2EE
8 2 (0.42%) RESTful
8 2 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 121 (25.31%) Management Information System
2 48 (10.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 47 (9.83%) Data Centre
4 31 (6.49%) Computer Science
5 25 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.23%) Cyberthreat
6 21 (4.39%) Data Protection Act
6 21 (4.39%) Driving Licence
7 16 (3.35%) Cryptography
7 16 (3.35%) Embedded Systems
8 14 (2.93%) Cybercrime
8 14 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.51%) CESG
9 12 (2.51%) Cyber Attack
9 12 (2.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.46%) iPad
11 6 (1.26%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.84%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (0.84%) PKI
12 4 (0.84%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 151 (31.59%) Linux
2 141 (29.50%) Windows
3 40 (8.37%) Unix
4 18 (3.77%) Android
4 18 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 18 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.09%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.46%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.05%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (60.04%) Information Security
2 186 (38.91%) Cybersecurity
3 167 (34.94%) SIEM
4 134 (28.03%) Penetration Testing
5 127 (26.57%) Security Operations
6 100 (20.92%) ITIL
7 97 (20.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 80 (16.74%) Ethical Hacking
9 67 (14.02%) Information Assurance
10 65 (13.60%) Risk Management
10 65 (13.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 61 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
12 58 (12.13%) Incident Management
12 58 (12.13%) OWASP
13 57 (11.92%) Mentoring
13 57 (11.92%) Reverse Engineering
13 57 (11.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 56 (11.72%) Security Monitoring
15 54 (11.30%) Security Architecture
16 47 (9.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (16.32%) C
2 64 (13.39%) Python
3 52 (10.88%) Java
4 45 (9.41%) C++
5 38 (7.95%) Bash Shell
5 38 (7.95%) Perl
6 28 (5.86%) C#
6 28 (5.86%) Objective-C
7 27 (5.65%) PowerShell
8 19 (3.97%) Korn
9 14 (2.93%) SQL
10 12 (2.51%) VB
11 11 (2.30%) Ruby
12 9 (1.88%) Bourne shell
13 8 (1.67%) JavaScript
14 6 (1.26%) PHP
15 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 329 (68.83%) CISSP
2 200 (41.84%) SANS
3 184 (38.49%) CISM
4 151 (31.59%) CEH
5 141 (29.50%) Security Cleared
6 114 (23.85%) CISA
7 91 (19.04%) Degree
7 91 (19.04%) DV Cleared
8 86 (17.99%) Cisco Certification
9 84 (17.57%) CCNA
10 77 (16.11%) GCIH
11 74 (15.48%) SSCP
12 66 (13.81%) MCSE
12 66 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 64 (13.39%) OSCP
14 61 (12.76%) Network+ Certification
15 60 (12.55%) SC Cleared
16 59 (12.34%) CompTIA Security+
16 59 (12.34%) Security+ Certification
17 56 (11.72%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (23.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 108 (22.59%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.93%) COBIT
4 12 (2.51%) QA
5 11 (2.30%) SSAE 16
6 10 (2.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 10 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 10 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (1.46%) SLA
8 1 (0.21%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (6.07%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.60%) Snort
4 13 (2.72%) Firmware
5 10 (2.09%) NFS
5 10 (2.09%) Samba
5 10 (2.09%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.26%) Docker
6 6 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.26%) vSphere
7 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.63%) XenApp
7 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 78 (16.32%) Nessus
2 43 (9.00%) McAfee ePO
3 25 (5.23%) Nmap
4 21 (4.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 17 (3.56%) OpenVAS
5 17 (3.56%) Puppet
6 16 (3.35%) WSUS
7 13 (2.72%) QRadar
8 12 (2.51%) CSIRT
8 12 (2.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 11 (2.30%) Ansible
10 10 (2.09%) Nagios
11 8 (1.67%) logstash
11 8 (1.67%) WMI
12 7 (1.46%) Nexpose
12 7 (1.46%) RSA enVision
12 7 (1.46%) RSA Security Analytics
13 6 (1.26%) Salt
14 5 (1.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 3 (0.63%) EnCase
Vendors
1 56 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 54 (11.30%) Intel Security
3 53 (11.09%) Splunk
4 48 (10.04%) Qualys
5 47 (9.83%) Cyber-Ark
6 39 (8.16%) Cisco
7 35 (7.32%) VMware
8 26 (5.44%) ArcSight
8 26 (5.44%) Aveksa
9 22 (4.60%) Bomgar
10 20 (4.18%) Symantec
11 19 (3.97%) LogRhythm
12 17 (3.56%) FireEye
13 16 (3.35%) Coverity
13 16 (3.35%) Sourcefire
14 15 (3.14%) Forcepoint
15 14 (2.93%) SolarWinds
16 13 (2.72%) TOWER Software
17 12 (2.51%) Juniper
17 12 (2.51%) LogLogic
London
KnownFour
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago