Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 330 374
Rank change year-on-year +3 +44 +13
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 32 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 0.96% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 19
East of England median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% -15.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,600 £40,700
90th Percentile £55,000 £75,350 £65,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% -

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 East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3670 3734 4736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.44% 28.26% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2888 2944 3859
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing GIAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in the East of England

GIAC
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for GIAC in the East of England

GIAC
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIAC in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GIAC in the East of England

GIAC
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -11 23 £46,500 +9.41% 1
Bedfordshire +27 7 £49,000 +40.00%
Norfolk - 1 - -
East Anglia - 1 £85,000 -
GIAC
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 25 (78.13%) CISSP
2 19 (59.38%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (56.25%) CISA
3 18 (56.25%) CISM
3 18 (56.25%) SANS
4 17 (53.13%) CSSLP
4 17 (53.13%) SSCP
5 16 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
5 16 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (46.88%) Windows
7 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 14 (43.75%) Unix
7 14 (43.75%) SIEM
8 13 (40.63%) Symantec
8 13 (40.63%) Sophos
8 13 (40.63%) Data Loss Prevention
9 8 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (21.88%) CEH
11 6 (18.75%) Network Security
11 6 (18.75%) Digital Forensics
11 6 (18.75%) Memory Management
11 6 (18.75%) Security Operations
11 6 (18.75%) GCFE
11 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
11 6 (18.75%) Linux
11 6 (18.75%) GCFA
11 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
11 6 (18.75%) EnCase
11 6 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
11 6 (18.75%) CREST Certified

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Mimecast
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Network Security
1 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) DKIM
2 4 (12.50%) DMARC
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) SMS
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Security Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Forensic Investigator
2 6 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) Data Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Head of Information
4 1 (3.13%) Head of Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Head of IT
4 1 (3.13%) Head of IT Security
4 1 (3.13%) Head of Security
4 1 (3.13%) Instructor
4 1 (3.13%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) SOC Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Unix
3 6 (18.75%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (43.75%) SIEM
3 13 (40.63%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (18.75%) Digital Forensics
4 6 (18.75%) Memory Management
4 6 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
4 6 (18.75%) Security Operations
5 5 (15.63%) Analytics
5 5 (15.63%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
5 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) Threat Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) CISSP
2 18 (56.25%) CISA
2 18 (56.25%) CISM
2 18 (56.25%) SANS
3 17 (53.13%) CSSLP
3 17 (53.13%) SSCP
4 16 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 16 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
5 7 (21.88%) CEH
6 6 (18.75%) CREST Certified
6 6 (18.75%) GCFA
6 6 (18.75%) GCFE
7 5 (15.63%) GCIH
8 2 (6.25%) CCNA
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (6.25%) GSEC
9 1 (3.13%) CCIE
9 1 (3.13%) CCNP
9 1 (3.13%) CRISC
9 1 (3.13%) GISF
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (18.75%) EnCase
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) Sophos
2 13 (40.63%) Symantec
3 4 (12.50%) Forcepoint
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat