The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
London / City of London
Rank 214 261 312
Rank change year-on-year +47 +51  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 12 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.17% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 0.68% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 1
Median salary £55,000 £63,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.38% +10.43%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £56,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.35% +13.00%  

GIAC is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1248 1776 2646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.93% 25.02% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1586 2221
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,001 £36,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing GIAC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in the City of London

GIAC
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC in the City of London.

Salary trend for GIAC in the City of London

GIAC
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIAC in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GIAC in the City of London

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 21 (91.30%) Information Security
2 17 (73.91%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (73.91%) SANS
3 14 (60.87%) CISSP
4 13 (56.52%) Firewall
5 12 (52.17%) Windows
5 12 (52.17%) SIEM
6 11 (47.83%) Linux
6 11 (47.83%) CISM
7 10 (43.48%) GCIA
7 10 (43.48%) GCIH
7 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
9 8 (34.78%) Degree
9 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
9 8 (34.78%) Finance
9 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (34.78%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
10 7 (30.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (30.43%) Network Security
10 7 (30.43%) Malware Analysis
10 7 (30.43%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
11 6 (26.09%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (26.09%) Blue Coat
11 6 (26.09%) Nessus
11 6 (26.09%) Use Case
11 6 (26.09%) Computer Security
11 6 (26.09%) SQL

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) Network Security
3 3 (13.04%) Wireless
3 3 (13.04%) Wireless Security
3 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
4 2 (8.70%) LDAP
5 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.35%) SCCP
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Metasploit
2 3 (13.04%) Burp Suite
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) AppScan
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
1 12 (52.17%) Security Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Information Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Security Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Identity Management Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) IT Architect
6 2 (8.70%) IT Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Information Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Security Advisor
7 1 (4.35%) Security Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) J2EE
1 2 (8.70%) RESTful
1 2 (8.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Information Security
2 17 (73.91%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (52.17%) SIEM
4 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
5 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (30.43%) Malware Analysis
6 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
6 7 (30.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (30.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (26.09%) Computer Security
7 6 (26.09%) Project Management
7 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
7 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
7 6 (26.09%) Use Case
8 5 (21.74%) OWASP
9 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (13.04%) Open Source
10 3 (13.04%) Social Engineering
10 3 (13.04%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) SANS
2 14 (60.87%) CISSP
3 11 (47.83%) CISM
4 10 (43.48%) GCIA
4 10 (43.48%) GCIH
5 8 (34.78%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) CISA
7 3 (13.04%) CCNA
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (13.04%) ISACA
7 3 (13.04%) ISSAP
8 2 (8.70%) CEH
8 2 (8.70%) GSEC
8 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.35%) CRISC
9 1 (4.35%) GCFA
9 1 (4.35%) MCSE
9 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (26.09%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (26.09%) Nessus
2 2 (8.70%) CSIRT
2 2 (8.70%) QRadar
2 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Blue Coat
1 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco
1 6 (26.09%) Dell
1 6 (26.09%) FireEye
1 6 (26.09%) Intel Security
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) BeyondTrust
4 2 (8.70%) CyberArk
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Veracode
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