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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 653 744 850
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +106
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 262 223 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 0.75% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 209 198 97
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £43,900 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +27.77%

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
24802 29895 30684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.04% 27.29% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19900 24117 23949
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +92 261 £60,000 - 34
London +87 114 £70,000 +7.69% 16
South West +7 62 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Gloucestershire -1 41 £52,500 -19.23%
South East +39 33 £50,000 -14.52% 10
Oxfordshire +16 23 £50,000 - 3
Bristol +19 21 £90,000 +71.42%
East of England +26 18 £42,500 -15.00%
City of London +48 15 £61,000 -7.57% 6
Leeds +13 15 £40,250 -10.55% 3
West Yorkshire +13 15 £40,250 -10.55% 3
Yorkshire +11 15 £40,250 -10.55% 3
Hertfordshire - 15 £42,500 -
West Midlands -14 7 £52,500 -25.53% 1
Cheltenham -19 7 £65,000 -13.33%
Surrey +27 5 £48,000 -16.52% 2
North West -1 5 £77,500 +93.75% 3
Manchester -2 5 £77,500 +93.75% 1
St Albans - 5 £42,500 -
Berkshire +21 3 £56,500 +6.60% 2
Gloucester -2 3 £42,500 -22.72%
Bedford - 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £42,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Reading +12 2 £53,000 +11.57% 2
Warwickshire -2 2 £52,500 +75.00%
Abingdon -15 2 - - 1
Birmingham -28 2 £58,750 -20.33% 1
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £36,000 -

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 335 (71.43%) CISSP
2 240 (51.17%) Information Security
3 197 (42.00%) SANS
4 180 (38.38%) CEH
5 169 (36.03%) Cybersecurity
6 165 (35.18%) Linux
7 164 (34.97%) CISM
8 156 (33.26%) Security Cleared
9 152 (32.41%) Penetration Testing
10 143 (30.49%) Firewall
11 133 (28.36%) Finance
12 130 (27.72%) SIEM
13 124 (26.44%) Windows
14 106 (22.60%) Security Operations
15 103 (21.96%) OSCP
16 95 (20.26%) Ethical Hacking
17 91 (19.40%) Management Information System
18 90 (19.19%) C
19 89 (18.98%) CISA
20 85 (18.12%) DV Cleared
21 84 (17.91%) Python
21 84 (17.91%) Nessus
22 82 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
22 82 (17.48%) GPEN
23 80 (17.06%) CCNA
23 80 (17.06%) CREST Certified
24 79 (16.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 79 (16.84%) Degree
25 76 (16.20%) Reverse Engineering
26 72 (15.35%) 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 14 (2.99%) Apache Pig
2 6 (1.28%) IBM Notes
2 6 (1.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.21%) Apache
3 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.21%) JBoss
3 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (1.92%) MS Office
2 7 (1.49%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.43%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 143 (30.49%) Firewall
2 65 (13.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 60 (12.79%) TCP/IP
4 57 (12.15%) Network Security
5 35 (7.46%) SSL
6 26 (5.54%) Wireless
7 16 (3.41%) Wireshark
8 15 (3.20%) LAN
9 14 (2.99%) WAN
10 13 (2.77%) DNS
11 11 (2.35%) DMZ
12 9 (1.92%) HTTP
12 9 (1.92%) Internet
13 8 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (1.71%) FCoE
13 8 (1.71%) SNMP
14 7 (1.49%) SMTP
15 6 (1.28%) VPN
16 4 (0.85%) LDAP
17 3 (0.64%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.05%) Big Data
1 19 (4.05%) Hadoop
2 14 (2.99%) Apache Hive
3 5 (1.07%) MySQL
3 5 (1.07%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.07%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.64%) DB2
4 3 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.21%) GIS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (3.20%) Burp Suite
2 11 (2.35%) JIRA
3 10 (2.13%) AppScan
4 9 (1.92%) Metasploit
5 7 (1.49%) Redmine
6 5 (1.07%) Selenium
7 4 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.85%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.85%) CodeSonar
7 4 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.85%) git-flow
7 4 (0.85%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.21%) HP UFT
General
1 133 (28.36%) Finance
2 50 (10.66%) Telecoms
3 38 (8.10%) Banking
4 25 (5.33%) Games
5 22 (4.69%) Retail
6 18 (3.84%) Legal
7 8 (1.71%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.71%) Local Government
8 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 172 (36.67%) Analyst
2 135 (28.78%) Security Analyst
3 76 (16.20%) Tester
4 72 (15.35%) Penetration Tester
5 53 (11.30%) Security Engineer
6 48 (10.23%) Architect
7 40 (8.53%) Security Architect
8 37 (7.89%) SOC Analyst
9 33 (7.04%) IT Analyst
9 33 (7.04%) IT Security Analyst
10 30 (6.40%) Information Analyst
10 30 (6.40%) Information Security Analyst
11 29 (6.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 22 (4.69%) Security Manager
13 21 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
14 20 (4.26%) Consultant
15 19 (4.05%) Senior Security Analyst
16 17 (3.62%) Platform Engineer
16 17 (3.62%) Vulnerability Analyst
17 16 (3.41%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.33%) Java EE
1 25 (5.33%) STL
2 5 (1.07%) .NET
2 5 (1.07%) LAMP
2 5 (1.07%) Node.js
2 5 (1.07%) REST
3 4 (0.85%) .NET Framework
3 4 (0.85%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.85%) Django
3 4 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (0.85%) SOAP
3 4 (0.85%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.21%) Middleware
4 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 91 (19.40%) Management Information System
2 38 (8.10%) Cryptography
3 37 (7.89%) Embedded Systems
4 35 (7.46%) Cyberthreat
5 34 (7.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 31 (6.61%) Computer Science
7 24 (5.12%) PKI
8 20 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 18 (3.84%) Mobile App
10 17 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (3.20%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (2.56%) Cybercrime
12 12 (2.56%) Data Centre
12 12 (2.56%) Mathematics
13 10 (2.13%) iPad
14 9 (1.92%) Cyber Attack
15 8 (1.71%) CESG
15 8 (1.71%) Client/Server
16 5 (1.07%) Driving Licence
16 5 (1.07%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 165 (35.18%) Linux
2 124 (26.44%) Windows
3 28 (5.97%) Unix
4 16 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.20%) Android
6 7 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.43%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (51.17%) Information Security
2 169 (36.03%) Cybersecurity
3 152 (32.41%) Penetration Testing
4 130 (27.72%) SIEM
5 106 (22.60%) Security Operations
6 95 (20.26%) Ethical Hacking
7 79 (16.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 76 (16.20%) Reverse Engineering
9 70 (14.93%) Vulnerability Management
10 66 (14.07%) Incident Management
11 65 (13.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 57 (12.15%) OWASP
13 55 (11.73%) Risk Management
14 51 (10.87%) ITIL
15 44 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (9.38%) Mentoring
16 42 (8.96%) Malware Analysis
17 38 (8.10%) Analytics
18 37 (7.89%) Software Engineering
19 34 (7.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 90 (19.19%) C
2 84 (17.91%) Python
3 72 (15.35%) C++
4 71 (15.14%) Java
5 56 (11.94%) Perl
6 40 (8.53%) Bash Shell
7 33 (7.04%) SQL
8 32 (6.82%) C#
9 25 (5.33%) Objective-C
10 17 (3.62%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.35%) VB
12 8 (1.71%) Korn
12 8 (1.71%) Ruby
13 6 (1.28%) PHP
14 4 (0.85%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 335 (71.43%) CISSP
2 197 (42.00%) SANS
3 180 (38.38%) CEH
4 164 (34.97%) CISM
5 156 (33.26%) Security Cleared
6 103 (21.96%) OSCP
7 89 (18.98%) CISA
8 85 (18.12%) DV Cleared
9 82 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
9 82 (17.48%) GPEN
10 80 (17.06%) CCNA
10 80 (17.06%) CREST Certified
11 79 (16.84%) Degree
12 62 (13.22%) GCIH
13 59 (12.58%) SSCP
14 58 (12.37%) SC Cleared
15 50 (10.66%) CompTIA Security+
15 50 (10.66%) Network+ Certification
15 50 (10.66%) Security+ Certification
16 44 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (12.79%) PCI DSS
2 58 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.13%) SLA
4 8 (1.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (1.71%) QA
5 7 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 6 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.07%) COBIT
8 2 (0.43%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.84%) Snort
3 16 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.71%) NFS
4 8 (1.71%) Samba
4 8 (1.71%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.28%) XenApp
5 6 (1.28%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.85%) Docker
6 4 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 84 (17.91%) Nessus
2 53 (11.30%) OpenVAS
3 44 (9.38%) Nmap
4 35 (7.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 24 (5.12%) McAfee ePO
6 13 (2.77%) Puppet
7 12 (2.56%) QRadar
7 12 (2.56%) SCCM
8 10 (2.13%) RSA enVision
9 9 (1.92%) Ansible
9 9 (1.92%) Nexpose
10 8 (1.71%) Nagios
10 8 (1.71%) RSA Security Analytics
11 7 (1.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (1.28%) HP Fortify
12 6 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (1.07%) WebInspect
14 4 (0.85%) Salt
15 3 (0.64%) EnCase
15 3 (0.64%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 71 (15.14%) Qualys
2 63 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 51 (10.87%) Intel Security
4 46 (9.81%) Splunk
5 37 (7.89%) Cyber-Ark
6 34 (7.25%) Coverity
7 32 (6.82%) LogRhythm
8 31 (6.61%) ArcSight
9 24 (5.12%) LogLogic
10 21 (4.48%) AlienVault
10 21 (4.48%) Palo Alto
11 20 (4.26%) VMware
12 19 (4.05%) Bomgar
12 19 (4.05%) Cisco
13 18 (3.84%) Sourcefire
14 17 (3.62%) IBM
15 16 (3.41%) Acunetix
16 15 (3.20%) Forcepoint
17 14 (2.99%) FireEye
18 12 (2.56%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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