Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 249 232 332
Rank change year-on-year -17 +100 0
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 18 94 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.96% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 3.37% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 26
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +32.65% +3.16%
10th Percentile £48,125 £58,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,875 £66,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +23.81% -16.00%

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 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 1,753 2,790 3,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.78% 28.42% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,213 1,915 2,942
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,300 £25,835 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 15 December 2019.

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 15 December 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +44 13 £63,750 -1.92%
Suffolk +4 3 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -24 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, IT jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 17 (94.44%) CISSP
2 14 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (72.22%) SIEM
3 13 (72.22%) Security Operations
3 13 (72.22%) Degree
4 12 (66.67%) Retail
4 12 (66.67%) Risk Management
5 11 (61.11%) CISM
5 11 (61.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 11 (61.11%) Case Management
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) CCNA
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (16.67%) SANS
8 3 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (16.67%) Docker
8 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
8 3 (16.67%) Big Data
8 3 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (16.67%) C
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) MCSE
8 3 (16.67%) SSCP
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall
8 3 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (11.11%) MVC

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Azure
1 2 (11.11%) GCP
1 2 (11.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) git-flow
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 12 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Operational Security Manager
1 7 (38.89%) Operations Manager
1 7 (38.89%) Security Manager
1 7 (38.89%) Security Operations Manager
2 4 (22.22%) SOC Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) GraphQL
1 2 (11.11%) Kafka
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
1 2 (11.11%) React
1 2 (11.11%) REST
1 2 (11.11%) Spring
1 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
1 2 (11.11%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Fedora
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (72.22%) Security Operations
2 13 (72.22%) SIEM
3 12 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 11 (61.11%) Case Management
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) API Design
6 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Leadership
7 1 (5.56%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) CISSP
2 13 (72.22%) Degree
3 11 (61.11%) CISM
4 4 (22.22%) CCNA
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (16.67%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (16.67%) MCSE
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (16.67%) SANS
5 3 (16.67%) SSCP
6 1 (5.56%) CREST Certified
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) GCFA
6 1 (5.56%) GCFE
6 1 (5.56%) GCIH
6 1 (5.56%) GREM
6 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) Samba
2 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (5.56%) EnCase
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) OpenNMS
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.56%) Dell
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee
2 1 (5.56%) NetApp
2 1 (5.56%) Qualys
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.56%) VMware