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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 743 869 911
Rank change year-on-year
+126 +42
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 201 104 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.094% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 156 80 79
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,050 £43,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,849
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.39%

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
28018 30426 33062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.24% 27.58% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22591 23759 26450
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +124 194 £62,500 +25.00% 25
London +75 113 £65,000 +18.18% 15
South West +24 19 £58,380 +29.73%
South East +22 19 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Gloucestershire +11 15 £61,500 +36.66%
West Midlands -18 15 £77,500 +103.94% 3
East of England +23 12 £47,500 -24.00%
Hertfordshire +25 11 £47,500 -20.83%
Birmingham -10 11 £77,500 +55.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £47,500 -
City of London +58 8 £63,750 +34.21% 3
West Yorkshire +19 8 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Yorkshire +12 8 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Leeds +2 8 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Berkshire +16 7 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Scotland +7 7 £50,000 -6.97%
Cheltenham +5 7 £63,000 +5.00%
East Midlands - 6 £62,500 -
Surrey +9 5 £70,000 - 2
Edinburgh -3 5 £60,000 +11.62%
Gloucester - 5 £65,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £60,000 -
Guildford - 5 £70,000 - 2
Slough - 4 £65,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £57,500 -
Reading +21 3 £65,000 +18.18%
Bristol +3 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Harrow - 3 - -
Northampton - 3 £55,000 -
Hampshire +5 2 £47,500 -5.00%

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 344 (78.00%) CISSP
2 270 (61.22%) Information Security
3 187 (42.40%) CEH
4 173 (39.23%) SANS
5 170 (38.55%) SIEM
6 167 (37.87%) Cybersecurity
7 166 (37.64%) CISM
8 125 (28.34%) Finance
9 123 (27.89%) Penetration Testing
10 117 (26.53%) Firewall
11 113 (25.62%) Security Operations
12 109 (24.72%) Degree
13 104 (23.58%) Linux
14 102 (23.13%) CISA
15 99 (22.45%) Ethical Hacking
16 98 (22.22%) GCIH
17 88 (19.95%) Security Cleared
18 77 (17.46%) Network Security
19 73 (16.55%) Telecoms
19 73 (16.55%) Cisco Certification
20 67 (15.19%) Windows
21 65 (14.74%) Reverse Engineering
22 63 (14.29%) Java
23 62 (14.06%) Management Information System
23 62 (14.06%) CREST Certified
24 61 (13.83%) Security Operations Centre
25 60 (13.61%) Risk Management
25 60 (13.61%) C
25 60 (13.61%) C++
25 60 (13.61%) CCNA

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 36 (8.16%) Apache Pig
2 12 (2.72%) IBM Notes
3 6 (1.36%) IIS
4 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (2.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) assyst
1 4 (0.91%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.13%) IaaS
3 5 (1.13%) SaaS
4 4 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 117 (26.53%) Firewall
2 77 (17.46%) Network Security
3 51 (11.56%) TCP/IP
4 40 (9.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 29 (6.58%) SSL
6 21 (4.76%) Wireshark
7 19 (4.31%) tcpdump
8 16 (3.63%) Internet
9 7 (1.59%) LAN
9 7 (1.59%) WAN
9 7 (1.59%) Wireless
10 6 (1.36%) DMZ
10 6 (1.36%) HTTP
11 5 (1.13%) DNS
11 5 (1.13%) Intranet
11 5 (1.13%) LDAP
11 5 (1.13%) VPN
12 3 (0.68%) DHCP
12 3 (0.68%) SAN
12 3 (0.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.75%) Big Data
2 37 (8.39%) Hadoop
3 36 (8.16%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.45%) MySQL
6 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.23%) DB2
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (2.04%) AppScan
2 6 (1.36%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.68%) Burp Suite
General
1 125 (28.34%) Finance
2 73 (16.55%) Telecoms
3 30 (6.80%) Legal
4 19 (4.31%) Retail
5 13 (2.95%) Banking
6 10 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.91%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.91%) Games
8 2 (0.45%) Law
8 2 (0.45%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 175 (39.68%) Analyst
2 140 (31.75%) Security Analyst
3 46 (10.43%) Consultant
4 43 (9.75%) Senior Analyst
5 41 (9.30%) Security Engineer
5 41 (9.30%) SOC Analyst
6 40 (9.07%) Security Manager
7 38 (8.62%) Architect
8 37 (8.39%) Security Architect
8 37 (8.39%) Senior Security Analyst
9 36 (8.16%) Security Consultant
10 34 (7.71%) Tester
11 32 (7.26%) Information Analyst
11 32 (7.26%) Information Security Analyst
12 30 (6.80%) Incident Manager
13 27 (6.12%) IT Analyst
13 27 (6.12%) IT Security Analyst
14 26 (5.90%) Software Engineer
15 24 (5.44%) IT Manager
16 22 (4.99%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.16%) Java EE
2 32 (7.26%) STL
3 7 (1.59%) Web Services
4 1 (0.23%) .NET
4 1 (0.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.06%) Management Information System
2 61 (13.83%) Security Operations Centre
3 53 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (9.07%) Cybercrime
4 40 (9.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 39 (8.84%) Computer Science
6 37 (8.39%) Cyberthreat
7 28 (6.35%) Cryptography
8 27 (6.12%) Embedded Systems
9 23 (5.22%) Mathematics
10 20 (4.54%) PKI
11 18 (4.08%) Client/Server
12 17 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
13 16 (3.63%) Data Centre
14 14 (3.17%) SCADA
15 9 (2.04%) iPad
16 7 (1.59%) Fintech
17 6 (1.36%) Mobile App
18 5 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
19 4 (0.91%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 104 (23.58%) Linux
2 67 (15.19%) Windows
3 36 (8.16%) Android
3 36 (8.16%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.72%) Unix
5 2 (0.45%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (61.22%) Information Security
2 170 (38.55%) SIEM
3 167 (37.87%) Cybersecurity
4 123 (27.89%) Penetration Testing
5 113 (25.62%) Security Operations
6 99 (22.45%) Ethical Hacking
7 65 (14.74%) Reverse Engineering
8 60 (13.61%) Risk Management
9 52 (11.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 46 (10.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 42 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
12 41 (9.30%) Security Architecture
13 36 (8.16%) Mobile Development
13 36 (8.16%) Multithreading
14 33 (7.48%) Risk Assessment
14 33 (7.48%) Software Engineering
15 31 (7.03%) Analytics
16 29 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
16 29 (6.58%) OWASP
17 28 (6.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (14.29%) Java
2 60 (13.61%) C
2 60 (13.61%) C++
3 54 (12.24%) Python
4 38 (8.62%) C#
5 34 (7.71%) Perl
6 32 (7.26%) Objective-C
7 26 (5.90%) PowerShell
8 19 (4.31%) SQL
9 10 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.59%) Ruby
11 6 (1.36%) PHP
12 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 344 (78.00%) CISSP
2 187 (42.40%) CEH
3 173 (39.23%) SANS
4 166 (37.64%) CISM
5 109 (24.72%) Degree
6 102 (23.13%) CISA
7 98 (22.22%) GCIH
8 88 (19.95%) Security Cleared
9 73 (16.55%) Cisco Certification
10 62 (14.06%) CREST Certified
11 60 (13.61%) CCNA
12 57 (12.93%) SSCP
13 45 (10.20%) OSCP
14 43 (9.75%) CRISC
14 43 (9.75%) GCIA
15 40 (9.07%) MCSE
15 40 (9.07%) Microsoft Certification
16 36 (8.16%) DV Cleared
16 36 (8.16%) Linux+ Certification
17 27 (6.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (10.43%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.49%) SLA
4 10 (2.27%) COBIT
5 9 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.23%) QA
7 1 (0.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 28 (6.35%) Snort
2 16 (3.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) Firmware
4 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (8.16%) Nessus
2 23 (5.22%) OpenVAS
3 22 (4.99%) Nmap
4 15 (3.40%) QRadar
5 12 (2.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (2.27%) RSA enVision
7 7 (1.59%) EnCase
8 5 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.13%) SCCM
9 4 (0.91%) WebInspect
10 3 (0.68%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.68%) WMI
11 2 (0.45%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.45%) RSA Archer
12 1 (0.23%) Ansible
12 1 (0.23%) Puppet
12 1 (0.23%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 49 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 46 (10.43%) Splunk
3 42 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 41 (9.30%) LogRhythm
5 36 (8.16%) Qualys
6 31 (7.03%) Intel Security
7 24 (5.44%) AlienVault
8 22 (4.99%) Remedy
9 20 (4.54%) LogLogic
10 16 (3.63%) Coverity
11 12 (2.72%) Lotus
12 11 (2.49%) IBM
13 10 (2.27%) Sourcefire
14 9 (2.04%) Cyber-Ark
15 8 (1.81%) NetWitness
15 8 (1.81%) Veracode
16 7 (1.59%) Cisco
17 6 (1.36%) Acunetix
18 5 (1.13%) Palo Alto
19 4 (0.91%) Bomgar
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Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
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Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
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Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £84,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + travel + benefits
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Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
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City, London
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
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London
Computer Futures
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West London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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London
Reco Group
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
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City of London
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