The table below looks at the statistics for GISP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GISP over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP)
UK
Rank 843 931 -
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -
Permanent jobs citing GISP 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.014% 0.007% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £80,000 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median salary - £65,000 -

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
20790 28556 29424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.77% 27.94% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16419 22853 23437
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GISP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GISP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

GISP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GISP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GISP within the UK.

GISP Salary Trend in the UK

GISP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GISP over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 within the UK.

GISP Salary Histogram in the UK

GISP
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GISP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 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 +90 3 £80,000 +23.07%
London - 3 £80,000 -

GISP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing GISP 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 GISP.

1 4 (80.00%) GIAC
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Snort
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) Blog
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Network Packet Capture
3 2 (40.00%) SANS
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Detection
3 2 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring

GISP
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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat Manager
1 2 (40.00%) SOC Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SOC Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Blog
1 2 (40.00%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Network Packet Capture
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Threat Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) GIAC
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) SANS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft