Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 656 445 648
Rank change year-on-year -211 +203 -33
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 64 35 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.85% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 90
10th Percentile £62,250 " £41,125
25th Percentile £65,000 £35,846 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.31% - -
75th Percentile £88,750 £67,500 £84,375
90th Percentile £108,750 £70,000 £99,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,527 4,114 11,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.33% 20.36% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,311 3,216 8,587
10th Percentile £37,718 £37,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £49,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in London

GIAC
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GIAC in London.

Salary trend for GIAC in London

GIAC
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GIAC in London over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Salary histogram for GIAC in London

GIAC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the London region over the 6 months to 24 September 2021. 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
Central London -44 17 £73,000 +4.29% 4
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 47 (73.44%) CISSP
2 42 (65.63%) Azure
3 40 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
4 35 (54.69%) Firewall
5 34 (53.13%) Information Security
6 25 (39.06%) AWS
7 24 (37.50%) Network Security
8 22 (34.38%) Risk Management
9 21 (32.81%) Finance
10 20 (31.25%) Threat Modelling
11 18 (28.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 18 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (28.13%) Security Testing
11 18 (28.13%) CEH
12 17 (26.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (26.56%) SIEM
12 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
12 17 (26.56%) Security Operations
13 16 (25.00%) CISM
13 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 16 (25.00%) CCSP
14 15 (23.44%) DevSecOps
14 15 (23.44%) OSCP
14 15 (23.44%) Vulnerability Management
15 14 (21.88%) NIST
15 14 (21.88%) Computer Science
16 13 (20.31%) COBIT
16 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (18.75%) Security Architecture
17 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 42 (65.63%) Azure
2 25 (39.06%) AWS
3 11 (17.19%) GCP
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (12.50%) SaaS
5 7 (10.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (7.81%) Azure Sentinel
7 1 (1.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.56%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 35 (54.69%) Firewall
2 24 (37.50%) Network Security
3 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 11 (17.19%) DNS
5 10 (15.63%) DHCP
6 8 (12.50%) SMTP
7 6 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (7.81%) Internet
9 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Big Data
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Burp Suite
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Social Skills
3 8 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 7 (10.94%) Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.69%) Influencing Skills
5 3 (4.69%) Law
6 2 (3.13%) Legal
7 1 (1.56%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Military
7 1 (1.56%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.56%) Retail
7 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Architect
1 17 (26.56%) Security Architect
2 16 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Consultant
3 11 (17.19%) Security Consultant
4 10 (15.63%) Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 9 (14.06%) Principal Architect
5 9 (14.06%) Principal Security Architect
5 9 (14.06%) Principal Technical Architect
5 9 (14.06%) Security Technical Architect
5 9 (14.06%) Technical Architect
6 8 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Security Technical Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Technical Security Consultant
7 7 (10.94%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Network Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 10 (15.63%) Cloud Native
3 7 (10.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (7.81%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (6.25%) Cyberattack
6 2 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.56%) Blog
7 1 (1.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.56%) Podcast
7 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
1 11 (17.19%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.81%) Unix
4 4 (6.25%) VMS
5 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (53.13%) Information Security
3 22 (34.38%) Risk Management
4 20 (31.25%) Threat Modelling
5 18 (28.13%) Security Testing
6 17 (26.56%) Security Operations
6 17 (26.56%) SIEM
7 15 (23.44%) DevSecOps
7 15 (23.44%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (21.88%) Computer Science
9 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (18.75%) DevOps
10 12 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
10 12 (18.75%) Security Architecture
10 12 (18.75%) Threat Intelligence
11 11 (17.19%) Security Management
12 10 (15.63%) Data Privacy
12 10 (15.63%) Information Security Management
12 10 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (14.06%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 4 (6.25%) C++
1 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 4 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (73.44%) CISSP
2 18 (28.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 18 (28.13%) CEH
2 18 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (25.00%) CCSP
3 16 (25.00%) CISM
4 15 (23.44%) OSCP
5 12 (18.75%) SANS
6 10 (15.63%) CREST Certified
7 9 (14.06%) Degree
8 5 (7.81%) CISA
8 5 (7.81%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (7.81%) GCIH
8 5 (7.81%) GSEC
9 4 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (6.25%) GPEN
10 3 (4.69%) CRISC
10 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
10 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (21.88%) NIST
3 13 (20.31%) COBIT
4 11 (17.19%) PCI DSS
5 9 (14.06%) NIST 800
6 3 (4.69%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (4.69%) GDPR
7 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.56%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (1.56%) COSO
8 1 (1.56%) GRC
8 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Kubernetes
2 6 (9.38%) Consul
2 6 (9.38%) Istio
3 3 (4.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (3.13%) EnCase
4 2 (3.13%) FTK
5 1 (1.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Google
3 8 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 4 (6.25%) VMware
5 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
5 3 (4.69%) CyberArk
5 3 (4.69%) ForgeRock
5 3 (4.69%) Splunk
6 2 (3.13%) Cellebrite
6 2 (3.13%) Intel
6 2 (3.13%) Rapid7
7 1 (1.56%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.56%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.56%) McAfee
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec