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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 140 146 152
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 3 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 1.30% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 5
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76%  

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 Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 563 769 724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 25.60% 29.90% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 436 587 557
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £30,000 £26,788
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing GIAC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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
Hemel Hempstead -2 3 £65,000 +52.94%
GIAC
East of England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 14 (82.35%) Information Security
3 13 (76.47%) Ethical Hacking
3 13 (76.47%) CEH
4 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (52.94%) CISM
4 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
5 7 (41.18%) COBIT
5 7 (41.18%) Information Assurance
5 7 (41.18%) Regulatory Compliance
5 7 (41.18%) Information Security Management
5 7 (41.18%) Security Management
5 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (35.29%) GSEC
6 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (35.29%) Network Security
7 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
7 3 (17.65%) Computacenter
7 3 (17.65%) Sourcefire
7 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
7 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) IBM
7 3 (17.65%) Intel
7 3 (17.65%) Juniper

GIAC
Top Related 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 6 (35.29%) Firewall
1 6 (35.29%) Network Security
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) CISSP Manager
1 7 (41.18%) Governance Manager
1 7 (41.18%) Security Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Security Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Information Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Network Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Security Technical Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Information Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Information Security
2 13 (76.47%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (41.18%) Information Assurance
3 7 (41.18%) Information Security Management
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) Regulatory Compliance
3 7 (41.18%) Security Management
4 6 (35.29%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Presales
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) SABSA
5 3 (17.65%) SIEM
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 13 (76.47%) CEH
3 9 (52.94%) CISM
4 6 (35.29%) GSEC
5 3 (17.65%) ISACA
5 3 (17.65%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
2 7 (41.18%) COBIT
3 3 (17.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) QRadar
1 3 (17.65%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) AlgoSec
1 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Computacenter
1 3 (17.65%) CyberArk
1 3 (17.65%) F5
1 3 (17.65%) FireEye
1 3 (17.65%) Forcepoint
1 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
1 3 (17.65%) Intel
1 3 (17.65%) Intel Security
1 3 (17.65%) Juniper
1 3 (17.65%) Lancope
1 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
1 3 (17.65%) Sourcefire
1 3 (17.65%) Splunk
1 3 (17.65%) Symantec
1 3 (17.65%) Trend Micro