Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 661 612 675
Rank change year-on-year -49 +63 +164
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 175 236 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 1.37% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 139 196 177
London median annual salary £65,000 £69,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.80% +6.15% +4.00%
10th Percentile £39,750 £43,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £105,000 £87,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +6.67%

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 16,271 17,225 20,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.03% 23.33% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12,088 13,147 17,282
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in London

GIAC
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC in London.

Salary trend for GIAC in London

GIAC
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIAC in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 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
Central London -20 38 £75,000 +15.38% 2
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 London region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 140 (80.00%) CISSP
2 93 (53.14%) Cybersecurity
3 89 (50.86%) Information Security
4 79 (45.14%) CISM
5 77 (44.00%) Firewall
5 77 (44.00%) SIEM
6 70 (40.00%) SANS
7 65 (37.14%) CISA
8 57 (32.57%) Finance
9 56 (32.00%) Windows
9 56 (32.00%) CEH
10 53 (30.29%) CompTIA Security+
10 53 (30.29%) Vulnerability Management
11 50 (28.57%) Linux
12 48 (27.43%) Cisco Certification
12 48 (27.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 42 (24.00%) Degree
14 38 (21.71%) Banking
14 38 (21.71%) TCP/IP
15 34 (19.43%) Network Security
15 34 (19.43%) Security Operations
16 31 (17.71%) SSCP
16 31 (17.71%) Penetration Testing
16 31 (17.71%) Apple iOS
17 30 (17.14%) Risk Management
18 27 (15.43%) Management Information System
18 27 (15.43%) Microsoft
18 27 (15.43%) Mac OS X
19 26 (14.86%) Cisco
20 25 (14.29%) Python

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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.43%) Apache Pig
2 4 (2.29%) IIS
3 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.71%) Office 365
3 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.00%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.14%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (44.00%) Firewall
2 38 (21.71%) TCP/IP
3 34 (19.43%) Network Security
4 14 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (8.00%) SSL
5 11 (6.29%) Cisco Firepower
5 11 (6.29%) HTTP
6 7 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (4.00%) DKIM
6 7 (4.00%) DMARC
6 7 (4.00%) VPN
7 5 (2.86%) BGP
7 5 (2.86%) EIGRP
7 5 (2.86%) OSPF
8 4 (2.29%) Internet
9 3 (1.71%) IPsec
9 3 (1.71%) Wireless
10 2 (1.14%) DNS
10 2 (1.14%) LAN
10 2 (1.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.29%) Big Data
2 13 (7.43%) Apache Hive
2 13 (7.43%) Hadoop
3 11 (6.29%) MySQL
3 11 (6.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.57%) GIS
4 1 (0.57%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 12 (6.86%) JIRA
2 11 (6.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (6.29%) Bitbucket
2 11 (6.29%) CodeSonar
2 11 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.29%) git-flow
2 11 (6.29%) Robot Framework
2 11 (6.29%) Selenium
3 5 (2.86%) Metasploit
4 3 (1.71%) AppScan
5 2 (1.14%) Burp Suite
5 2 (1.14%) WebScarab
6 1 (0.57%) Redmine
General
1 57 (32.57%) Finance
2 38 (21.71%) Banking
3 18 (10.29%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.71%) Legal
5 8 (4.57%) Law
6 7 (4.00%) Games
7 6 (3.43%) Local Government
8 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.71%) Advertising
9 3 (1.71%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.14%) Retail
10 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (18.29%) Analyst
2 23 (13.14%) Security Analyst
3 22 (12.57%) Security Engineer
4 18 (10.29%) Security Manager
5 17 (9.71%) Consultant
6 15 (8.57%) Architect
7 14 (8.00%) Security Architect
8 13 (7.43%) Infrastructure Support
8 13 (7.43%) IT Support
8 13 (7.43%) Security Consultant
9 12 (6.86%) SOC Analyst
10 11 (6.29%) Software Engineer
11 10 (5.71%) Security Specialist
12 8 (4.57%) C# Software Engineer
12 8 (4.57%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (4.57%) Cisco Analyst
12 8 (4.57%) Cisco Security Analyst
12 8 (4.57%) IT Analyst
12 8 (4.57%) IT Security Analyst
12 8 (4.57%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.00%) Java EE
2 13 (7.43%) .NET
3 12 (6.86%) STL
4 11 (6.29%) .NET Framework
4 11 (6.29%) ASP.NET
4 11 (6.29%) Django
4 11 (6.29%) LAMP
4 11 (6.29%) Node.js
4 11 (6.29%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (6.29%) REST
4 11 (6.29%) SOAP
4 11 (6.29%) Spring MVC
5 7 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (1.14%) HTML
6 2 (1.14%) J2EE
6 2 (1.14%) Middleware
6 2 (1.14%) RESTful
7 1 (0.57%) ModSecurity
7 1 (0.57%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.43%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 18 (10.29%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (6.29%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (5.14%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (4.00%) PKI
9 6 (3.43%) Fintech
10 4 (2.29%) Cybercrime
10 4 (2.29%) PMI
11 2 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (1.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 2 (1.14%) Cyberattack
11 2 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.57%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 56 (32.00%) Windows
2 50 (28.57%) Linux
3 31 (17.71%) Apple iOS
4 27 (15.43%) Mac OS X
5 25 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 15 (8.57%) Android
7 9 (5.14%) Unix
8 3 (1.71%) Kali Linux
9 2 (1.14%) VMS
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (53.14%) Cybersecurity
2 89 (50.86%) Information Security
3 77 (44.00%) SIEM
4 53 (30.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 34 (19.43%) Security Operations
6 31 (17.71%) Penetration Testing
7 30 (17.14%) Risk Management
8 21 (12.00%) Data Protection
9 20 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (10.86%) Ethical Hacking
10 19 (10.86%) Reverse Engineering
10 19 (10.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 17 (9.71%) Security Monitoring
12 16 (9.14%) DRM
12 16 (9.14%) Identity Access Management
12 16 (9.14%) Software Engineering
12 16 (9.14%) Threat Intelligence
13 15 (8.57%) Security Architecture
14 14 (8.00%) Multithreading
14 14 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.29%) Python
2 24 (13.71%) C
3 23 (13.14%) C++
4 21 (12.00%) C#
5 20 (11.43%) Java
6 18 (10.29%) Bash Shell
6 18 (10.29%) PowerShell
7 12 (6.86%) JavaScript
7 12 (6.86%) Objective-C
8 11 (6.29%) PHP
9 9 (5.14%) Perl
10 6 (3.43%) Ruby
11 3 (1.71%) Korn
12 2 (1.14%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.57%) VB
13 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 140 (80.00%) CISSP
2 79 (45.14%) CISM
3 70 (40.00%) SANS
4 65 (37.14%) CISA
5 56 (32.00%) CEH
6 53 (30.29%) CompTIA Security+
7 48 (27.43%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (24.00%) Degree
9 31 (17.71%) SSCP
10 23 (13.14%) CCNA
11 22 (12.57%) GCIH
12 21 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (11.43%) Security Cleared
14 19 (10.86%) MCSE
15 18 (10.29%) CCNP
16 16 (9.14%) CCIE
16 16 (9.14%) CISMP
16 16 (9.14%) CRISC
16 16 (9.14%) CSSLP
17 15 (8.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (27.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 18 (10.29%) PCI DSS
4 13 (7.43%) GDPR
5 11 (6.29%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.14%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (1.14%) COBIT
8 2 (1.14%) COSO
8 2 (1.14%) PSD2
9 1 (0.57%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.57%) SAS 70
System Software
1 20 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.29%) Docker
2 11 (6.29%) vSphere
3 6 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.57%) NFS
4 1 (0.57%) Samba
4 1 (0.57%) Snort
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (13.14%) Nessus
2 12 (6.86%) Puppet
3 11 (6.29%) Salt
4 9 (5.14%) QRadar
5 8 (4.57%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (4.57%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (3.43%) CSIRT
6 6 (3.43%) Nmap
7 5 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (1.71%) RSA Security Analytics
9 2 (1.14%) CASB
9 2 (1.14%) OpenVAS
9 2 (1.14%) WMI
10 1 (0.57%) Ansible
10 1 (0.57%) FTK
10 1 (0.57%) Nagios
10 1 (0.57%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.57%) RSA enVision
10 1 (0.57%) Suricata
10 1 (0.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.86%) Cisco
3 18 (10.29%) Apple
4 17 (9.71%) Qualys
5 14 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 14 (8.00%) Splunk
6 13 (7.43%) McAfee
7 11 (6.29%) Symantec
8 10 (5.71%) CyberArk
9 9 (5.14%) F5
10 8 (4.57%) Aveksa
10 8 (4.57%) Sophos
11 7 (4.00%) BeyondTrust
11 7 (4.00%) Forcepoint
12 6 (3.43%) Oracle
13 4 (2.29%) Juniper
13 4 (2.29%) Palo Alto
14 3 (1.71%) ArcSight
14 3 (1.71%) LogRhythm
14 3 (1.71%) SolarWinds