The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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)
UK / England
Rank 617 745 835
Rank change year-on-year +128 +90  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 219 199 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 0.74% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 140 150 93
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £46,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £67,500
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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19514 26746 27462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.75% 27.60% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15493 21639 21718
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

GIAC
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for GIAC in England

GIAC
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for GIAC in England

GIAC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +111 130 £69,000 +2.22% 13
South West +32 28 £55,000 -14.06%
West Midlands +49 25 £45,000 -20.00% 1
South East +49 17 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Yorkshire +2 7 £70,000 +55.55%
East of England +16 5 £65,000 +28.58%
North East - 2 £30,000 -
East Midlands -3 1 £80,000 +45.45%
GIAC
UK

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 302 (65.65%) Information Security
2 285 (61.96%) CISSP
3 208 (45.22%) Cybersecurity
4 192 (41.74%) SIEM
5 189 (41.09%) CISM
6 188 (40.87%) SANS
7 165 (35.87%) Linux
8 159 (34.57%) Finance
9 154 (33.48%) Windows
10 151 (32.83%) Firewall
11 130 (28.26%) GCIH
11 130 (28.26%) Security Operations
12 124 (26.96%) Vulnerability Management
13 120 (26.09%) CEH
14 113 (24.57%) Management Information System
15 109 (23.70%) CISA
16 108 (23.48%) Security Cleared
17 105 (22.83%) Penetration Testing
18 103 (22.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 94 (20.43%) Degree
19 94 (20.43%) PCI DSS
20 89 (19.35%) ITIL
21 83 (18.04%) TCP/IP
22 81 (17.61%) GCIA
23 78 (16.96%) Network Security
23 78 (16.96%) Security Monitoring
24 76 (16.52%) Nessus
25 74 (16.09%) DV Cleared
26 72 (15.65%) Information Assurance
27 71 (15.43%) Risk Management

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in 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 23 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.48%) IIS
3 9 (1.96%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 36 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.74%) MS Project
3 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.65%) MS Office
4 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.04%) SaaS
2 9 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.52%) Office 365
3 7 (1.52%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 151 (32.83%) Firewall
2 83 (18.04%) TCP/IP
3 78 (16.96%) Network Security
4 50 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 42 (9.13%) Wireshark
6 26 (5.65%) SSL
7 23 (5.00%) DNS
7 23 (5.00%) LAN
7 23 (5.00%) WAN
8 20 (4.35%) Internet
9 19 (4.13%) DHCP
10 18 (3.91%) SNMP
11 15 (3.26%) ICMP
12 13 (2.83%) ADSL
12 13 (2.83%) Ethernet
12 13 (2.83%) IPsec
12 13 (2.83%) ISDN
12 13 (2.83%) MPLS
12 13 (2.83%) PSTN
12 13 (2.83%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.30%) Big Data
2 14 (3.04%) Hadoop
3 9 (1.96%) Apache Hive
4 5 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.09%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.09%) ZAP BI
5 4 (0.87%) MySQL
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (2.39%) Burp Suite
2 9 (1.96%) JIRA
3 7 (1.52%) Fiddler
3 7 (1.52%) Metasploit
4 5 (1.09%) Redmine
5 4 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.87%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.87%) CodeSonar
5 4 (0.87%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.87%) git-flow
5 4 (0.87%) Robot Framework
5 4 (0.87%) Selenium
6 2 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.22%) AppScan
General
1 159 (34.57%) Finance
2 52 (11.30%) Banking
3 37 (8.04%) Legal
4 23 (5.00%) Games
4 23 (5.00%) Retail
5 14 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.22%) Electronics
7 1 (0.22%) Law
7 1 (0.22%) Local Government
7 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (35.43%) Analyst
2 127 (27.61%) Security Analyst
3 62 (13.48%) SOC Analyst
4 49 (10.65%) Security Engineer
5 48 (10.43%) Architect
6 46 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 46 (10.00%) Security Manager
7 31 (6.74%) Security Architect
8 30 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
9 29 (6.30%) Information Security Engineer
10 26 (5.65%) Consultant
11 25 (5.43%) Information Analyst
11 25 (5.43%) Information Security Analyst
12 22 (4.78%) Senior Manager
13 21 (4.57%) Incident Manager
14 20 (4.35%) Administrator
15 19 (4.13%) Governance Manager
15 19 (4.13%) Network Engineer
15 19 (4.13%) Security Specialist
16 18 (3.91%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.87%) SailPoint
2 16 (3.48%) .NET
3 13 (2.83%) 802.1X
3 13 (2.83%) Java EE
3 13 (2.83%) STL
4 5 (1.09%) REST
4 5 (1.09%) RESTful
5 4 (0.87%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.87%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.87%) Django
5 4 (0.87%) LAMP
5 4 (0.87%) Node.js
5 4 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (0.87%) SOAP
5 4 (0.87%) Spring MVC
6 3 (0.65%) Middleware
7 2 (0.43%) J2EE
8 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 113 (24.57%) Management Information System
2 66 (14.35%) Security Operations Centre
3 42 (9.13%) Data Centre
4 37 (8.04%) Cyberthreat
5 33 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (6.74%) Computer Science
7 21 (4.57%) Cyber Attack
8 17 (3.70%) Cybercrime
8 17 (3.70%) Driving Licence
9 15 (3.26%) iPad
10 14 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (1.74%) SCADA
12 7 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (1.52%) PMI
13 5 (1.09%) Cyber Defence
14 4 (0.87%) CESG
15 3 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
16 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 165 (35.87%) Linux
2 154 (33.48%) Windows
3 65 (14.13%) Unix
4 18 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.39%) Android
6 11 (2.39%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.74%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.30%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.09%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (65.65%) Information Security
2 208 (45.22%) Cybersecurity
3 192 (41.74%) SIEM
4 130 (28.26%) Security Operations
5 124 (26.96%) Vulnerability Management
6 105 (22.83%) Penetration Testing
7 89 (19.35%) ITIL
8 78 (16.96%) Security Monitoring
9 72 (15.65%) Information Assurance
10 71 (15.43%) Risk Management
11 64 (13.91%) Incident Management
12 63 (13.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 59 (12.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 54 (11.74%) Ethical Hacking
15 53 (11.52%) Mentoring
16 48 (10.43%) OWASP
16 48 (10.43%) Security Architecture
17 45 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
18 44 (9.57%) Change Management
19 42 (9.13%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.00%) C
2 43 (9.35%) Python
3 40 (8.70%) Java
4 32 (6.96%) SQL
5 30 (6.52%) Perl
6 26 (5.65%) Bash Shell
7 24 (5.22%) C++
8 18 (3.91%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.70%) Korn
10 15 (3.26%) C#
11 14 (3.04%) Ruby
12 13 (2.83%) Objective-C
13 12 (2.61%) Bourne shell
14 6 (1.30%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.87%) PHP
15 4 (0.87%) VB
16 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 285 (61.96%) CISSP
2 189 (41.09%) CISM
3 188 (40.87%) SANS
4 130 (28.26%) GCIH
5 120 (26.09%) CEH
6 109 (23.70%) CISA
7 108 (23.48%) Security Cleared
8 94 (20.43%) Degree
9 81 (17.61%) GCIA
10 74 (16.09%) DV Cleared
11 67 (14.57%) Cisco Certification
12 63 (13.70%) SC Cleared
13 60 (13.04%) CCNA
14 57 (12.39%) CREST Certified
15 55 (11.96%) Network+ Certification
16 49 (10.65%) GSEC
17 45 (9.78%) OSCP
18 44 (9.57%) SSCP
19 42 (9.13%) MCSE
19 42 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (22.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (20.43%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.48%) COBIT
4 10 (2.17%) SSAE 16
5 8 (1.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.87%) QA
9 3 (0.65%) SLA
10 1 (0.22%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 44 (9.57%) Snort
2 30 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 24 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.83%) Firmware
6 5 (1.09%) NFS
6 5 (1.09%) Samba
6 5 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.87%) Docker
7 4 (0.87%) vSphere
8 3 (0.65%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.22%) XenApp
9 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 76 (16.52%) Nessus
2 48 (10.43%) McAfee ePO
3 39 (8.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 29 (6.30%) CSIRT
5 23 (5.00%) PowerBroker
6 22 (4.78%) Nmap
7 16 (3.48%) WSUS
8 15 (3.26%) RSA enVision
9 11 (2.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 11 (2.39%) QRadar
10 10 (2.17%) Puppet
11 9 (1.96%) OpenVAS
12 8 (1.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 7 (1.52%) EnCase
13 7 (1.52%) logstash
13 7 (1.52%) WMI
14 6 (1.30%) Ansible
15 5 (1.09%) Nagios
15 5 (1.09%) RSA Security Analytics
16 4 (0.87%) Salt
Vendors
1 55 (11.96%) Splunk
2 53 (11.52%) Intel Security
3 48 (10.43%) Cisco
3 48 (10.43%) CyberArk
4 45 (9.78%) ArcSight
4 45 (9.78%) Qualys
5 41 (8.91%) Microsoft
6 26 (5.65%) Aveksa
7 25 (5.43%) FireEye
7 25 (5.43%) VMware
8 23 (5.00%) Bomgar
8 23 (5.00%) Cybereason
9 22 (4.78%) Symantec
10 21 (4.57%) CheckPoint
10 21 (4.57%) Sun
11 19 (4.13%) LogRhythm
12 17 (3.70%) F5
12 17 (3.70%) Palo Alto
13 16 (3.48%) ServiceNow
14 15 (3.26%) LogLogic
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, family PMI
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + 10% Pension + c. 25% Bonus
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London
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London
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Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £650000 per annum + competitive package
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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