Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 197 204
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 +22
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 18 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.38% 0.16% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.55% 0.60% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 22
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +30.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £41,250 £54,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £64,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,550
% change year-on-year -23.08% +28.59% -15.75%

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 1,159 1,166 1,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.44% 27.26% 30.85%
Number of salaries quoted 939 918 1,185
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £26,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 - 6 - -
Hatfield - 2 £61,250 -
St Albans - 2 £52,500 -
Watford - 1 £37,500 -
GIAC
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 11 (61.11%) Unix
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) CISSP
3 9 (50.00%) CISM
4 8 (44.44%) GCFA
4 8 (44.44%) SSCP
4 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 8 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) Digital Forensics
4 8 (44.44%) GREM
4 8 (44.44%) CISA
4 8 (44.44%) CREST Certified
4 8 (44.44%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (44.44%) GCFE
4 8 (44.44%) EnCase
4 8 (44.44%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 7 (38.89%) Security Operations
5 7 (38.89%) CSSLP
5 7 (38.89%) SIEM
5 7 (38.89%) Retail
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (33.33%) Security Architecture
6 6 (33.33%) Memory Management
6 6 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 6 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (33.33%) Due Diligence
7 5 (27.78%) Data Loss Prevention

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.11%) IPsec
2 2 (11.11%) SMTP
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Security Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Incident Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Unix
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Digital Forensics
1 8 (44.44%) Malware Reverse Engineering
1 8 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Security Operations
2 7 (38.89%) SIEM
3 6 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (33.33%) Due Diligence
3 6 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Go
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) PHP
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) CISSP
2 9 (50.00%) CISM
3 8 (44.44%) CISA
3 8 (44.44%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (44.44%) CREST Certified
3 8 (44.44%) GCFA
3 8 (44.44%) GCFE
3 8 (44.44%) GREM
3 8 (44.44%) SSCP
4 7 (38.89%) CSSLP
5 5 (27.78%) SANS
6 4 (22.22%) CEH
7 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (5.56%) GCIH
7 1 (5.56%) GSLC
7 1 (5.56%) OSCE
7 1 (5.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) EnCase
2 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (16.67%) Nessus
3 3 (16.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Sophos
2 5 (27.78%) Symantec
3 3 (16.67%) Netsparker
3 3 (16.67%) Qualys
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk