Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 317 380
Rank change year-on-year +28 +63 +70
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 32 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 1.17% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 28
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £36,750 £42,050 £47,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% +5.66%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2262 2656 4082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.12% 22.80% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2016 2359 3514
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,825
90th Percentile £90,625 £92,500 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GIAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GIAC in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 26 (81.25%) Information Security
2 22 (68.75%) GCIH
2 22 (68.75%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (65.63%) Network Security
3 21 (65.63%) Finance
4 19 (59.38%) Firewall
4 19 (59.38%) CREST Certified
5 16 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 16 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 15 (46.88%) Windows
7 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
8 12 (37.50%) SIEM
8 12 (37.50%) Cyber Attack
8 12 (37.50%) SANS
8 12 (37.50%) Visualisation
8 12 (37.50%) Security Architecture
8 12 (37.50%) Incident Management
8 12 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
8 12 (37.50%) Linux
8 12 (37.50%) Web Services
8 12 (37.50%) Data Analysis
9 10 (31.25%) GCIA
9 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (28.13%) CheckPoint
10 9 (28.13%) Python
10 9 (28.13%) Cisco
10 9 (28.13%) CISSP
11 7 (21.88%) Cryptography

GIAC
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Network Security
2 19 (59.38%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Wireless
3 5 (15.63%) HTTP
3 5 (15.63%) HTTPS
3 5 (15.63%) IPsec
3 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) VPN
3 5 (15.63%) Wireless
4 4 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Check Point Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) SIEM Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Development Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (37.50%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (18.75%) PKI
4 5 (15.63%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.38%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.25%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) CentOS
3 5 (15.63%) Debian
3 5 (15.63%) Kali Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Ubuntu
4 3 (9.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Information Security
2 22 (68.75%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 16 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 12 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 12 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
4 12 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 12 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
4 12 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 12 (37.50%) SIEM
4 12 (37.50%) Visualisation
5 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (21.88%) Computer Security
6 7 (21.88%) Cryptography
6 7 (21.88%) Information Assurance
7 6 (18.75%) Security Operations
7 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (15.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (15.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 4 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) Ruby
3 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.63%) C-shell
3 5 (15.63%) Korn
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) GCIH
2 19 (59.38%) CREST Certified
3 12 (37.50%) SANS
4 10 (31.25%) GCIA
5 9 (28.13%) CISSP
6 7 (21.88%) CEH
7 6 (18.75%) CISM
8 5 (15.63%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (15.63%) LPIC
8 5 (15.63%) RHCA
8 5 (15.63%) RHCE
8 5 (15.63%) RHCSA
8 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.50%) Degree
10 3 (9.38%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (9.38%) Novell Certification
11 2 (6.25%) CISA
11 2 (6.25%) CRISC
11 2 (6.25%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.63%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.50%) NIST 800
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (15.63%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) CSIRT
2 5 (15.63%) FortiGate
3 4 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (9.38%) QRadar
5 1 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) CheckPoint
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) Aruba
2 5 (15.63%) Extreme Networks
2 5 (15.63%) F5
2 5 (15.63%) Fortinet
2 5 (15.63%) Juniper
2 5 (15.63%) Palo Alto
2 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
2 5 (15.63%) SonicWALL
2 5 (15.63%) WatchGuard
3 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 4 (12.50%) Dell
3 4 (12.50%) FireEye
3 4 (12.50%) McAfee
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) BeyondTrust