Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 205 186
Rank change year-on-year +80 -19 +65
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 84 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.10% 0.12% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.20% 0.47% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 17
Hertfordshire median annual salary £61,250 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.33% -11.76% -29.17%
10th Percentile £48,750 £36,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £50,125 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £53,750 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.69% +15.29% -15.00%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,166 1,054 1,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.10% 25.14% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 842 869 1,077
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in Hertfordshire

GIAC
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for GIAC in Hertfordshire

GIAC
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIAC in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for GIAC in Hertfordshire

GIAC
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Welwyn Garden City +18 47 - -
Hatfield - 4 £70,000 -
St Albans - 1 £52,500 -
GIAC
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 77 (91.67%) CISSP
2 75 (89.29%) CompTIA Security+
3 70 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 69 (82.14%) SSCP
5 67 (79.76%) SANS
6 65 (77.38%) CISM
7 63 (75.00%) CISA
8 61 (72.62%) CSSLP
9 59 (70.24%) Microsoft
10 54 (64.29%) Unix
10 54 (64.29%) Windows
11 53 (63.10%) Symantec
11 53 (63.10%) Sophos
12 48 (57.14%) SIEM
13 47 (55.95%) Security Operations
14 41 (48.81%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 41 (48.81%) Identity Access Management
14 41 (48.81%) Security Operations Centre
14 41 (48.81%) Performance Monitoring
14 41 (48.81%) Security Architecture
15 37 (44.05%) Cybersecurity
16 35 (41.67%) Due Diligence
16 35 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 33 (39.29%) Retail
18 28 (33.33%) Use Case
19 20 (23.81%) CEH
20 18 (21.43%) Data Loss Prevention
21 16 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
22 15 (17.86%) Forcepoint
22 15 (17.86%) PKI

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 15 (17.86%) Mimecast
1 15 (17.86%) Office 365
2 12 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) DKIM
1 15 (17.86%) DMARC
2 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (39.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (55.95%) Security Engineer
2 31 (36.90%) Security Manager
3 28 (33.33%) Engineering Manager
4 12 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Incident Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) IT Support
7 2 (2.38%) Information Manager
7 2 (2.38%) Information Security Manager
8 1 (1.19%) CISSP Engineer
8 1 (1.19%) Penetration Tester
8 1 (1.19%) Security Penetration Tester
8 1 (1.19%) Security Tester
8 1 (1.19%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 41 (48.81%) Security Operations Centre
2 15 (17.86%) PKI
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (64.29%) Unix
1 54 (64.29%) Windows
2 14 (16.67%) Kali Linux
3 12 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 48 (57.14%) SIEM
3 47 (55.95%) Security Operations
4 41 (48.81%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 41 (48.81%) Identity Access Management
4 41 (48.81%) Performance Monitoring
4 41 (48.81%) Security Architecture
5 37 (44.05%) Cybersecurity
6 35 (41.67%) Due Diligence
6 35 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 28 (33.33%) Use Case
8 18 (21.43%) Data Loss Prevention
9 14 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
10 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (15.48%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (14.29%) DevOps
11 12 (14.29%) Open Source
11 12 (14.29%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) Go
1 13 (15.48%) Perl
1 13 (15.48%) PHP
1 13 (15.48%) Python
1 13 (15.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (91.67%) CISSP
2 75 (89.29%) CompTIA Security+
3 69 (82.14%) SSCP
4 67 (79.76%) SANS
5 65 (77.38%) CISM
6 63 (75.00%) CISA
7 61 (72.62%) CSSLP
8 20 (23.81%) CEH
9 8 (9.52%) CREST Certified
10 7 (8.33%) GCFA
10 7 (8.33%) GCFE
10 7 (8.33%) GREM
11 6 (7.14%) CISMP
12 2 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (2.38%) GSLC
13 1 (1.19%) GPEN
13 1 (1.19%) OSCE
13 1 (1.19%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 16 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (16.67%) Nessus
2 14 (16.67%) Nmap
3 7 (8.33%) CASB
3 7 (8.33%) EnCase
Vendors
1 59 (70.24%) Microsoft
2 53 (63.10%) Sophos
2 53 (63.10%) Symantec
3 15 (17.86%) Forcepoint
4 14 (16.67%) Netsparker
4 14 (16.67%) Qualys
5 6 (7.14%) McAfee
6 1 (1.19%) Splunk