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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 715 806 835
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +29
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 237 136 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.46% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 183 112 78
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,400 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -4.76%

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
28380 29562 28677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.02% 27.74% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22655 23639 22533
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIAC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +120 215 £57,500 +15.00% 44
London +67 87 £60,000 +20.00% 20
South East +17 29 £51,250 -6.81% 14
Yorkshire +13 25 £55,000 +22.22% 4
South West +12 22 £63,000 +40.00% 4
Scotland +11 22 £57,500 -
East of England +15 20 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire -6 20 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Leeds -12 19 £55,000 +22.22% 4
City of London +75 16 £67,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +17 14 £75,000 +42.85% 2
Oxfordshire - 14 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands -13 13 £45,000 +18.42% 1
North West - 13 £57,500 -
Manchester - 13 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire +11 12 £60,000 -
Cheltenham - 12 £75,000 - 1
Glasgow - 11 £57,500 -
Edinburgh +5 10 £60,000 +4.34%
Watford +16 9 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 8 £57,500 - 1
Hampshire +18 6 £51,250 -2.38% 2
Berkshire -5 6 £42,500 -22.72% 5
Birmingham -4 5 £75,000 +70.45% 1
Solihull - 5 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £55,000 -
Reading +8 4 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Bristol +6 4 - -
Norwich - 4 £50,550 -
Farnborough - 4 £53,750 -

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing GIAC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIAC.

1 391 (77.89%) CISSP
2 268 (53.39%) Information Security
3 241 (48.01%) Cybersecurity
4 204 (40.64%) CEH
5 201 (40.04%) SANS
6 189 (37.65%) Firewall
7 175 (34.86%) SIEM
8 165 (32.87%) Ethical Hacking
9 156 (31.08%) Penetration Testing
10 152 (30.28%) CISM
11 137 (27.29%) Degree
12 134 (26.69%) Finance
13 132 (26.29%) Linux
14 129 (25.70%) Cisco Certification
14 129 (25.70%) Security Operations
15 121 (24.10%) TCP/IP
16 119 (23.71%) C++
16 119 (23.71%) SSCP
17 118 (23.51%) Telecoms
17 118 (23.51%) Java
17 118 (23.51%) C
18 117 (23.31%) GCIH
19 105 (20.92%) Reverse Engineering
20 101 (20.12%) CCNA
21 96 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
21 96 (19.12%) MCSE
22 94 (18.73%) Big Data
23 92 (18.33%) C#
24 90 (17.93%) Network Security
25 89 (17.73%) Security Cleared

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing GIAC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIAC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 89 (17.73%) Apache Pig
2 13 (2.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.00%) IaaS
3 5 (1.00%) SaaS
4 4 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 189 (37.65%) Firewall
2 121 (24.10%) TCP/IP
3 90 (17.93%) Network Security
4 69 (13.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 32 (6.37%) Wireshark
6 22 (4.38%) SSL
7 20 (3.98%) VPN
8 19 (3.78%) Internet
9 17 (3.39%) DMZ
9 17 (3.39%) tcpdump
9 17 (3.39%) WAN
9 17 (3.39%) Wireless
10 15 (2.99%) LAN
11 14 (2.79%) DNS
12 11 (2.19%) DHCP
12 11 (2.19%) Wireless Security
13 6 (1.20%) HTTP
14 5 (1.00%) Intranet
15 3 (0.60%) SMTP
16 2 (0.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (18.73%) Big Data
2 89 (17.73%) Apache Hive
2 89 (17.73%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.60%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.20%) MySQL
4 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.79%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.80%) AppScan
General
1 134 (26.69%) Finance
2 118 (23.51%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.37%) Legal
4 16 (3.19%) Retail
5 15 (2.99%) Banking
6 6 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.80%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.80%) Games
7 4 (0.80%) Law
8 3 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 191 (38.05%) Analyst
2 149 (29.68%) Security Analyst
3 66 (13.15%) Software Engineer
4 64 (12.75%) Consultant
5 48 (9.56%) Security Manager
6 46 (9.16%) Senior Analyst
6 46 (9.16%) SOC Analyst
7 44 (8.76%) Security Consultant
8 42 (8.37%) Security Engineer
9 39 (7.77%) Principal Engineer
10 38 (7.57%) Principal Software Engineer
11 34 (6.77%) Architect
11 34 (6.77%) Security Architect
12 31 (6.18%) Incident Manager
13 30 (5.98%) Senior Security Analyst
14 27 (5.38%) Information Analyst
14 27 (5.38%) Information Security Analyst
15 26 (5.18%) IT Manager
16 23 (4.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
17 20 (3.98%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (17.53%) Java EE
2 85 (16.93%) STL
3 7 (1.39%) Web Services
4 2 (0.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (16.33%) Cybercrime
2 72 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (13.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 55 (10.96%) Management Information System
5 49 (9.76%) Cyberthreat
6 46 (9.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 31 (6.18%) Computer Science
8 25 (4.98%) Cryptography
9 18 (3.59%) PKI
10 17 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (2.19%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.19%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.00%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.80%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.60%) CESG
14 3 (0.60%) Cyber Attack
14 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
15 2 (0.40%) Clustering
15 2 (0.40%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 132 (26.29%) Linux
2 89 (17.73%) Android
2 89 (17.73%) Apple iOS
3 53 (10.56%) Windows
4 32 (6.37%) Unix
5 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (53.39%) Information Security
2 241 (48.01%) Cybersecurity
3 175 (34.86%) SIEM
4 165 (32.87%) Ethical Hacking
5 156 (31.08%) Penetration Testing
6 129 (25.70%) Security Operations
7 105 (20.92%) Reverse Engineering
8 89 (17.73%) Mobile Development
9 88 (17.53%) Multithreading
10 86 (17.13%) Software Engineering
11 61 (12.15%) Coaching
12 57 (11.35%) Vulnerability Management
13 56 (11.16%) Mentoring
14 53 (10.56%) Risk Management
15 47 (9.36%) Threat Analysis
16 46 (9.16%) Analytics
16 46 (9.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 39 (7.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 38 (7.57%) Kalman Filter
19 34 (6.77%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 119 (23.71%) C++
2 118 (23.51%) C
2 118 (23.51%) Java
3 92 (18.33%) C#
4 85 (16.93%) Objective-C
5 49 (9.76%) Python
6 33 (6.57%) Perl
7 26 (5.18%) PowerShell
8 22 (4.38%) SQL
9 17 (3.39%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.60%) PHP
10 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 391 (77.89%) CISSP
2 204 (40.64%) CEH
3 201 (40.04%) SANS
4 152 (30.28%) CISM
5 137 (27.29%) Degree
6 129 (25.70%) Cisco Certification
7 119 (23.71%) SSCP
8 117 (23.31%) GCIH
9 101 (20.12%) CCNA
10 96 (19.12%) MCSE
10 96 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 89 (17.73%) Linux+ Certification
11 89 (17.73%) Security Cleared
12 82 (16.33%) CISA
13 53 (10.56%) DV Cleared
14 45 (8.96%) Network+ Certification
15 44 (8.76%) GCIA
16 39 (7.77%) GCFA
17 30 (5.98%) CREST Certified
17 30 (5.98%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.36%) PCI DSS
2 44 (8.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (2.39%) COBIT
4 12 (2.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (1.59%) SLA
6 2 (0.40%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.20%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.20%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.20%) QA
7 1 (0.20%) RMADS
7 1 (0.20%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 36 (7.17%) Snort
2 16 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.40%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (5.18%) Nessus
2 19 (3.78%) EnCase
2 19 (3.78%) Nmap
3 18 (3.59%) OpenVAS
4 17 (3.39%) RSA enVision
5 8 (1.59%) QRadar
6 3 (0.60%) WMI
7 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.20%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (8.57%) ArcSight
2 35 (6.97%) Splunk
3 33 (6.57%) Microsoft
4 29 (5.78%) Qualys
5 17 (3.39%) Coverity
5 17 (3.39%) LogLogic
6 16 (3.19%) LogRhythm
6 16 (3.19%) NetWitness
7 15 (2.99%) Intel Security
8 11 (2.19%) Remedy
8 11 (2.19%) Sourcefire
8 11 (2.19%) VMware
9 9 (1.79%) Cisco
10 6 (1.20%) AlienVault
10 6 (1.20%) Palo Alto
11 4 (0.80%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.80%) IBM
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle
11 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.80%) Veracode
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