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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 649 804 881
Rank change year-on-year
+155 +77
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 274 158 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 0.52% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 221 135 85
Median salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £82,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.52%

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
25782 30155 31434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.36% 27.44% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20928 24253 24331
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +176 273 £57,500 -8.00% 31
London +100 131 £65,000 - 13
South West +33 50 £55,000 +4.76% 3
South East +47 40 £50,000 -20.00% 6
Gloucestershire +18 34 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Oxfordshire +17 25 £50,000 -23.07% 2
East of England +38 19 £42,500 -8.10% 2
City of London +65 18 £62,500 -10.71% 3
Hertfordshire +38 16 £42,500 -29.16%
Bristol +32 16 £80,000 +92.77% 1
Yorkshire +18 12 £35,500 -21.11% 2
Leeds +17 12 £35,500 -21.11% 2
West Yorkshire +9 12 £35,500 -21.11% 2
West Midlands +1 9 £52,500 -25.53% 2
Surrey +31 7 £52,500 +61.53%
Cheltenham -6 7 £65,000 -
Berkshire +16 6 £53,000 -13.46% 3
North West +6 5 £77,500 +63.15% 2
Manchester -1 5 £77,500 +63.15%
St Albans - 5 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £42,000 - 1
Watford - 3 £36,000 -
Oxford - 3 £47,500 -
Gloucester - 3 £42,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £60,000 -
Slough +19 2 £62,500 +29.53%
Reading +9 2 £53,000 -20.00% 3
Birmingham -17 2 £50,000 -31.03% 1

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 340 (72.96%) CISSP
2 260 (55.79%) Information Security
3 192 (41.20%) SANS
4 174 (37.34%) CEH
5 170 (36.48%) CISM
6 157 (33.69%) Linux
6 157 (33.69%) Cybersecurity
7 148 (31.76%) Penetration Testing
7 148 (31.76%) Finance
8 143 (30.69%) SIEM
9 137 (29.40%) Security Cleared
10 135 (28.97%) Firewall
11 127 (27.25%) Windows
12 109 (23.39%) Security Operations
13 100 (21.46%) OSCP
14 99 (21.24%) Management Information System
15 93 (19.96%) CISA
16 90 (19.31%) CREST Certified
17 83 (17.81%) Degree
18 81 (17.38%) Ethical Hacking
19 78 (16.74%) GPEN
20 77 (16.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 77 (16.52%) Cisco Certification
21 75 (16.09%) Nessus
22 74 (15.88%) Reverse Engineering
23 73 (15.67%) CCNA
24 72 (15.45%) Python
24 72 (15.45%) DV Cleared
25 71 (15.24%) GCIH
26 70 (15.02%) C

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 10 (2.15%) Apache Pig
1 10 (2.15%) IBM Notes
2 6 (1.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.21%) Apache
4 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.21%) JBoss
4 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (2.58%) MS Office
2 5 (1.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.36%) assyst
2 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 135 (28.97%) Firewall
2 64 (13.73%) Intrusion Detection
3 56 (12.02%) Network Security
4 48 (10.30%) TCP/IP
5 39 (8.37%) SSL
6 25 (5.36%) Wireless
7 20 (4.29%) Wireshark
8 14 (3.00%) LAN
9 13 (2.79%) WAN
10 11 (2.36%) DMZ
11 10 (2.15%) DNS
12 9 (1.93%) HTTP
12 9 (1.93%) Internet
13 8 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.29%) FCoE
14 6 (1.29%) LDAP
14 6 (1.29%) SMTP
14 6 (1.29%) SNMP
14 6 (1.29%) VPN
15 5 (1.07%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.22%) Big Data
2 14 (3.00%) Hadoop
3 10 (2.15%) Apache Hive
4 4 (0.86%) MySQL
4 4 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.64%) DB2
5 3 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.21%) GIS
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (3.22%) Burp Suite
2 12 (2.58%) AppScan
3 9 (1.93%) Metasploit
4 8 (1.72%) JIRA
5 5 (1.07%) Redmine
6 4 (0.86%) Selenium
7 3 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.64%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.64%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.64%) git-flow
7 3 (0.64%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.21%) HP UFT
General
1 148 (31.76%) Finance
2 48 (10.30%) Telecoms
3 37 (7.94%) Banking
4 20 (4.29%) Legal
5 19 (4.08%) Retail
6 16 (3.43%) Games
7 8 (1.72%) Local Government
8 6 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.64%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 185 (39.70%) Analyst
2 144 (30.90%) Security Analyst
3 74 (15.88%) Tester
4 70 (15.02%) Penetration Tester
5 49 (10.52%) Security Engineer
6 44 (9.44%) Architect
7 43 (9.23%) SOC Analyst
8 40 (8.58%) Security Architect
9 35 (7.51%) IT Analyst
9 35 (7.51%) IT Security Analyst
10 33 (7.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 33 (7.08%) Information Analyst
10 33 (7.08%) Information Security Analyst
11 26 (5.58%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (5.15%) Security Manager
13 21 (4.51%) Senior Security Analyst
14 20 (4.29%) Consultant
15 17 (3.65%) Vulnerability Analyst
16 16 (3.43%) Banking Analyst
16 16 (3.43%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.65%) Java EE
1 17 (3.65%) STL
2 4 (0.86%) .NET
2 4 (0.86%) LAMP
2 4 (0.86%) Node.js
3 3 (0.64%) .NET Framework
3 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.64%) Django
3 3 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (0.64%) REST
3 3 (0.64%) SOAP
3 3 (0.64%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.21%) Middleware
4 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 99 (21.24%) Management Information System
2 39 (8.37%) Cryptography
2 39 (8.37%) Security Operations Centre
3 36 (7.73%) Embedded Systems
4 34 (7.30%) Cyberthreat
5 33 (7.08%) Computer Science
6 30 (6.44%) PKI
7 27 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (4.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 20 (4.29%) Mathematics
8 20 (4.29%) Mobile App
9 17 (3.65%) Cyber Attack
10 15 (3.22%) Data Centre
11 13 (2.79%) Cybercrime
11 13 (2.79%) iPad
12 11 (2.36%) SCADA
13 10 (2.15%) Client/Server
13 10 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (1.29%) Fintech
15 5 (1.07%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 157 (33.69%) Linux
2 127 (27.25%) Windows
3 26 (5.58%) Unix
4 12 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.36%) Android
6 7 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (55.79%) Information Security
2 157 (33.69%) Cybersecurity
3 148 (31.76%) Penetration Testing
4 143 (30.69%) SIEM
5 109 (23.39%) Security Operations
6 81 (17.38%) Ethical Hacking
7 77 (16.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 74 (15.88%) Reverse Engineering
9 69 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
10 64 (13.73%) Incident Management
10 64 (13.73%) Risk Management
11 63 (13.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 49 (10.52%) ITIL
13 47 (10.09%) OWASP
14 45 (9.66%) Malware Analysis
15 42 (9.01%) Analytics
16 39 (8.37%) Mentoring
17 38 (8.15%) Security Architecture
18 37 (7.94%) Kalman Filter
19 36 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (15.45%) Python
2 70 (15.02%) C
3 59 (12.66%) Java
4 58 (12.45%) C++
5 54 (11.59%) Perl
6 38 (8.15%) SQL
7 30 (6.44%) Bash Shell
8 24 (5.15%) C#
9 17 (3.65%) Objective-C
10 14 (3.00%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.15%) Ruby
12 7 (1.50%) PHP
12 7 (1.50%) VB
13 6 (1.29%) Korn
14 4 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.64%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 340 (72.96%) CISSP
2 192 (41.20%) SANS
3 174 (37.34%) CEH
4 170 (36.48%) CISM
5 137 (29.40%) Security Cleared
6 100 (21.46%) OSCP
7 93 (19.96%) CISA
8 90 (19.31%) CREST Certified
9 83 (17.81%) Degree
10 78 (16.74%) GPEN
11 77 (16.52%) Cisco Certification
12 73 (15.67%) CCNA
13 72 (15.45%) DV Cleared
14 71 (15.24%) GCIH
15 53 (11.37%) SC Cleared
16 45 (9.66%) SSCP
17 42 (9.01%) CRISC
18 38 (8.15%) Network+ Certification
19 36 (7.73%) GCIA
19 36 (7.73%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (13.73%) PCI DSS
2 54 (11.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (1.93%) SLA
4 7 (1.50%) COBIT
5 5 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.64%) QA
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.51%) Snort
3 13 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.29%) NFS
4 6 (1.29%) Samba
4 6 (1.29%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.29%) XenApp
4 6 (1.29%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.64%) Docker
5 3 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 75 (16.09%) Nessus
2 47 (10.09%) OpenVAS
3 42 (9.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 39 (8.37%) Nmap
5 17 (3.65%) McAfee ePO
6 16 (3.43%) QRadar
7 12 (2.58%) SCCM
8 11 (2.36%) RSA enVision
9 10 (2.15%) Puppet
9 10 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (1.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 8 (1.72%) RSA Security Analytics
11 7 (1.50%) Ansible
11 7 (1.50%) HP Fortify
11 7 (1.50%) WebInspect
12 6 (1.29%) Nagios
13 4 (0.86%) Nexpose
14 3 (0.64%) EnCase
14 3 (0.64%) RSA Archer
14 3 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 66 (14.16%) Qualys
2 62 (13.30%) Microsoft
3 48 (10.30%) Splunk
4 47 (10.09%) Intel Security
5 39 (8.37%) ArcSight
6 35 (7.51%) Cyber-Ark
6 35 (7.51%) LogRhythm
7 28 (6.01%) Coverity
8 27 (5.79%) LogLogic
9 25 (5.36%) AlienVault
10 21 (4.51%) Palo Alto
11 20 (4.29%) IBM
12 18 (3.86%) Cisco
13 17 (3.65%) Bomgar
13 17 (3.65%) Sourcefire
13 17 (3.65%) VMware
14 16 (3.43%) Acunetix
15 14 (3.00%) Remedy
16 12 (2.58%) FireEye
17 11 (2.36%) Kaseya
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + 12% bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Chiswick Park, London, UK
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Forres, Morayshire
Atos
Salary: pension, healthcare, dental
Posted: 19 days ago
London
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
QVC
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago