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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP)
Rank - 866 890
Permanent jobs citing GISP 0 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.001% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.004% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £135,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +237.50%
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
30785 28277 33223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.01% 26.68% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24090 23069 27792
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

GISP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GISP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GISP 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 GISP.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) GroupWise
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) GSNA
1 1 (100.00%) GCFA
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

GISP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GISP 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 GISP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Arabic Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) GSNA
1 1 (100.00%) GCFA
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) GCED
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft