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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 715 723 839
Rank change year-on-year +8 +116  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 158 206 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.84% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 121 168 95
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.34%  
10th Percentile £38,250 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £122,500 £78,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.12%  

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 20474 24383 28460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.51% 26.47% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33697 42042 46450
England median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.57% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +15 105 £70,000 +12.00% 6
North of England +8 17 £82,500 +60.19% 3
Yorkshire +14 16 £90,000 +38.46% 1
South West -13 13 £40,000 -27.27% 1
West Midlands +17 12 £42,500 -27.65% 1
Midlands +12 12 £42,500 -27.65% 1
South East +21 9 £65,000 +18.18% 3
East of England -21 2 £75,000 +57.89% 1
North West -37 1 £40,000 -10.61% 1
GIAC
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 252 (66.84%) Information Security
2 223 (59.15%) CISSP
3 193 (51.19%) SIEM
4 163 (43.24%) Cybersecurity
5 158 (41.91%) Linux
6 152 (40.32%) CISM
7 139 (36.87%) Finance
8 129 (34.22%) SANS
9 124 (32.89%) GCIH
10 121 (32.10%) Firewall
11 111 (29.44%) CISA
12 107 (28.38%) Security Operations
12 107 (28.38%) Vulnerability Management
13 104 (27.59%) Windows
14 103 (27.32%) CEH
15 102 (27.06%) Network Security
16 89 (23.61%) Nessus
17 88 (23.34%) Security Monitoring
18 84 (22.28%) Security Cleared
19 82 (21.75%) GCIA
20 77 (20.42%) ArcSight
21 76 (20.16%) Snort
21 76 (20.16%) Incident Management
22 70 (18.57%) CyberArk
23 68 (18.04%) Degree
23 68 (18.04%) GSEC
23 68 (18.04%) Banking
24 67 (17.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 66 (17.51%) McAfee
26 65 (17.24%) TCP/IP

GIAC
Co-occurring 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 20 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.53%) IIS
3 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.86%) Office 365
2 3 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) GitHub
3 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.27%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 121 (32.10%) Firewall
2 102 (27.06%) Network Security
3 65 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 55 (14.59%) Wireshark
5 35 (9.28%) Internet
6 30 (7.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 22 (5.84%) DHCP
8 21 (5.57%) Wireless
9 20 (5.31%) DNS
10 19 (5.04%) SSL
11 18 (4.77%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (4.77%) VPN
12 17 (4.51%) IPsec
13 12 (3.18%) HTTP
14 11 (2.92%) BGP
14 11 (2.92%) EIGRP
14 11 (2.92%) OSPF
15 10 (2.65%) LAN
15 10 (2.65%) WAN
16 7 (1.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.71%) Big Data
2 4 (1.06%) ZAP BI
3 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (4.77%) Metasploit
2 8 (2.12%) Burp Suite
3 5 (1.33%) Fiddler
4 4 (1.06%) JIRA
4 4 (1.06%) Redmine
5 1 (0.27%) AppScan
5 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 139 (36.87%) Finance
2 68 (18.04%) Banking
3 42 (11.14%) Legal
4 11 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.53%) Electronics
5 2 (0.53%) Games
5 2 (0.53%) Retail
5 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 170 (45.09%) Analyst
2 119 (31.56%) Security Analyst
3 78 (20.69%) SOC Analyst
4 51 (13.53%) Security Manager
5 42 (11.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 38 (10.08%) Security Engineer
7 32 (8.49%) Information Analyst
7 32 (8.49%) Information Security Analyst
8 28 (7.43%) Senior Analyst
9 22 (5.84%) Information Security Engineer
10 21 (5.57%) Senior Manager
11 20 (5.31%) Incident Manager
11 20 (5.31%) Information Security Manager
12 19 (5.04%) Architect
12 19 (5.04%) Information Manager
13 16 (4.24%) Finance Manager
13 16 (4.24%) Security Architect
14 15 (3.98%) Head of Information
14 15 (3.98%) Head of Information Security
14 15 (3.98%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.20%) SailPoint
2 18 (4.77%) .NET
3 14 (3.71%) Web Services
4 4 (1.06%) Middleware
4 4 (1.06%) RESTful
5 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (16.18%) Management Information System
2 56 (14.85%) Cyberthreat
3 54 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (13.53%) Security Operations Centre
5 28 (7.43%) Cyber Attack
6 22 (5.84%) Computer Science
6 22 (5.84%) iPad
7 17 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (3.18%) Cybercrime
9 11 (2.92%) SCADA
10 9 (2.39%) Data Centre
11 8 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.59%) PKI
12 6 (1.59%) PMI
13 5 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (1.06%) Fintech
15 3 (0.80%) Cyber Defence
15 3 (0.80%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 1 (0.27%) Reinsurance
16 1 (0.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 158 (41.91%) Linux
2 104 (27.59%) Windows
3 64 (16.98%) Unix
4 21 (5.57%) Kali Linux
5 6 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.33%) CentOS
6 5 (1.33%) Debian
6 5 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.80%) Android
8 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (66.84%) Information Security
2 193 (51.19%) SIEM
3 163 (43.24%) Cybersecurity
4 107 (28.38%) Security Operations
4 107 (28.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 88 (23.34%) Security Monitoring
6 76 (20.16%) Incident Management
7 64 (16.98%) Threat Intelligence
8 61 (16.18%) Analytics
9 56 (14.85%) Security Architecture
10 50 (13.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 50 (13.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 48 (12.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 45 (11.94%) ITIL
13 43 (11.41%) Mentoring
13 43 (11.41%) Risk Management
14 41 (10.88%) Penetration Testing
15 36 (9.55%) Forensic Analysis
15 36 (9.55%) Threat Detection
16 34 (9.02%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.08%) Java
2 33 (8.75%) SQL
3 28 (7.43%) Python
4 19 (5.04%) Korn
4 19 (5.04%) Perl
5 17 (4.51%) C
5 17 (4.51%) PowerShell
5 17 (4.51%) Ruby
6 16 (4.24%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.65%) Bourne shell
8 8 (2.12%) C++
9 5 (1.33%) C-shell
10 4 (1.06%) C#
11 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 223 (59.15%) CISSP
2 152 (40.32%) CISM
3 129 (34.22%) SANS
4 124 (32.89%) GCIH
5 111 (29.44%) CISA
6 103 (27.32%) CEH
7 84 (22.28%) Security Cleared
8 82 (21.75%) GCIA
9 68 (18.04%) Degree
9 68 (18.04%) GSEC
10 65 (17.24%) SC Cleared
11 60 (15.92%) CREST Certified
12 58 (15.38%) DV Cleared
13 43 (11.41%) GISF
14 34 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
15 29 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
16 28 (7.43%) GPEN
17 26 (6.90%) CCNA
18 24 (6.37%) OSCP
19 22 (5.84%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (17.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (11.94%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.18%) NIST 800
4 6 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (1.33%) COBIT
6 3 (0.80%) SLA
7 1 (0.27%) GDPR
7 1 (0.27%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 76 (20.16%) Snort
2 18 (4.77%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (3.98%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.86%) ProxySG
5 5 (1.33%) pfSense
6 4 (1.06%) NFS
6 4 (1.06%) Samba
6 4 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) Docker
7 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 89 (23.61%) Nessus
2 63 (16.71%) McAfee ePO
3 40 (10.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 35 (9.28%) Nmap
5 33 (8.75%) SCCM
6 32 (8.49%) CSIRT
7 29 (7.69%) PowerBroker
8 27 (7.16%) Nexpose
9 25 (6.63%) QRadar
10 22 (5.84%) RSA enVision
11 20 (5.31%) OpenVAS
12 17 (4.51%) EnCase
13 16 (4.24%) WSUS
14 15 (3.98%) Core Impact
14 15 (3.98%) RSA Security Analytics
15 11 (2.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 5 (1.33%) Defensics
16 5 (1.33%) FortiGate
16 5 (1.33%) Puppet
17 4 (1.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 77 (20.42%) ArcSight
2 70 (18.57%) CyberArk
3 66 (17.51%) McAfee
4 63 (16.71%) Palo Alto
5 62 (16.45%) Splunk
6 58 (15.38%) LogRhythm
7 56 (14.85%) Symantec
8 54 (14.32%) Qualys
9 46 (12.20%) Aveksa
10 45 (11.94%) Cisco
11 31 (8.22%) SolarWinds
12 29 (7.69%) Bomgar
13 27 (7.16%) AlienVault
14 26 (6.90%) FireEye
15 25 (6.63%) CheckPoint
16 22 (5.84%) LogLogic
16 22 (5.84%) NetWitness
17 21 (5.57%) Sun
18 20 (5.31%) F5
19 17 (4.51%) Microsoft
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Salary: £110000 - £140000 per annum + 10% Pension + c. 30-50% Bonus
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
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Salary: £55000 - £125000 per annum + Negotiable
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Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
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Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + shift allowance
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 + excellent benefits and training
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