Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 235 294
Rank change year-on-year +84 +59 +10
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 3 19 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 1.21% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +14.80%
10th Percentile £52,500 £51,000 £40,375
90th Percentile £58,750 £69,000 £66,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% - +23.81%

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 667 1,575 2,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.30% 25.48% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 474 1,125 1,907
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £30,650 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,875 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing GIAC as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GIAC in the East of England.

Salary trend 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 17 January 2021. 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
Essex - 3 £56,250 -
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) GCFA
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) NIST 800
1 3 (100.00%) NIST
2 2 (66.67%) Tradecraft
2 2 (66.67%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Content Development
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Content Development
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Tradecraft
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (100.00%) GCFA
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) NIST
1 3 (100.00%) NIST 800
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft