Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 186 239
Rank change year-on-year -9 +53 -6
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 22 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.50% 0.65% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 2.07% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 1
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -29.17% -
East of England median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.29% -15.00% -13.04%

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 1096 1402 1762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.97% 31.29% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1099 1431
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +1.16% +1.18%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 - 10 £50,000 -
Watford -4 5 £37,500 +4.17%
GIAC
East of England

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

1 21 (95.45%) CISSP
2 16 (72.73%) CSSLP
2 16 (72.73%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (72.73%) SANS
2 16 (72.73%) SSCP
3 15 (68.18%) Security+ Certification
3 15 (68.18%) CompTIA Security+
4 14 (63.64%) CISA
4 14 (63.64%) CISM
4 14 (63.64%) Windows
5 13 (59.09%) Unix
6 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 12 (54.55%) Symantec
6 12 (54.55%) Sophos
6 12 (54.55%) SIEM
6 12 (54.55%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (31.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (27.27%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (22.73%) Analytics
9 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) Linux
9 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (22.73%) GCIH
9 5 (22.73%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (22.73%) CEH
9 5 (22.73%) Security Operations
9 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
9 5 (22.73%) Network Security
10 4 (18.18%) Mimecast

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 4 (18.18%) Mimecast
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Network Security
2 4 (18.18%) DKIM
2 4 (18.18%) DMARC
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Security Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Unix
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (54.55%) Data Loss Prevention
2 12 (54.55%) SIEM
3 6 (27.27%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (22.73%) Analytics
4 5 (22.73%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
4 5 (22.73%) Security Operations
4 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) CISSP
2 16 (72.73%) CSSLP
2 16 (72.73%) SANS
2 16 (72.73%) SSCP
3 15 (68.18%) CompTIA Security+
3 15 (68.18%) Security+ Certification
4 14 (63.64%) CISA
4 14 (63.64%) CISM
5 5 (22.73%) CEH
5 5 (22.73%) GCIH
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 12 (54.55%) Sophos
1 12 (54.55%) Symantec
2 4 (18.18%) Forcepoint