Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 192 190
Rank change year-on-year +31 -2 +33
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 26 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.73% 0.54% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 2.22% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 19
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £46,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -28.46% +8.33%
10th Percentile £55,000 £36,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £80,000
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £49,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +22.45% -24.62% +28.59%

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 1,040 1,081 1,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.22% 24.32% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 735 914 1,003
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +4.05% -0.57%

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
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 17 January 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
Welwyn Garden City -7 11 - -
Hatfield - 1 - -
GIAC
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 26 (100.00%) CISSP
2 23 (88.46%) CompTIA Security+
3 20 (76.92%) SANS
4 18 (69.23%) Symantec
4 18 (69.23%) Sophos
4 18 (69.23%) SSCP
5 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
5 17 (65.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (57.69%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (57.69%) CISA
6 15 (57.69%) CISM
7 14 (53.85%) Unix
7 14 (53.85%) Windows
8 13 (50.00%) SIEM
9 12 (46.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (42.31%) Retail
10 11 (42.31%) CSSLP
10 11 (42.31%) Security Operations
11 10 (38.46%) CEH
12 7 (26.92%) PKI
12 7 (26.92%) Office 365
12 7 (26.92%) Mimecast
12 7 (26.92%) Forcepoint
12 7 (26.92%) DKIM
12 7 (26.92%) DMARC
12 7 (26.92%) Data Loss Prevention
12 7 (26.92%) CASB
13 6 (23.08%) Due Diligence
13 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 6 (23.08%) Proactive Monitoring

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 7 (26.92%) Mimecast
1 7 (26.92%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DKIM
1 7 (26.92%) DMARC
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (42.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Security Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Engineering Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 5 (19.23%) IT Support
3 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) CISSP Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Security Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) PKI
2 5 (19.23%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Unix
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (57.69%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (50.00%) SIEM
4 11 (42.31%) Security Operations
5 7 (26.92%) Data Loss Prevention
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (23.08%) Due Diligence
6 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (23.08%) Proactive Monitoring
6 6 (23.08%) Use Case
7 5 (19.23%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 5 (19.23%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (19.23%) Open Source
7 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (19.23%) Secure Coding
7 5 (19.23%) Threat Modelling
7 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Go
1 5 (19.23%) Perl
1 5 (19.23%) PHP
1 5 (19.23%) Python
1 5 (19.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) CISSP
2 23 (88.46%) CompTIA Security+
3 20 (76.92%) SANS
4 18 (69.23%) SSCP
5 15 (57.69%) CISA
5 15 (57.69%) CISM
6 11 (42.31%) CSSLP
7 10 (38.46%) CEH
8 5 (19.23%) CISMP
9 1 (3.85%) CCNA
9 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (3.85%) CREST Certified
9 1 (3.85%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (26.92%) CASB
3 5 (19.23%) Nessus
3 5 (19.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Sophos
1 18 (69.23%) Symantec
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Forcepoint
4 5 (19.23%) McAfee
4 5 (19.23%) Netsparker
4 5 (19.23%) Qualys
5 1 (3.85%) Apple