Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England > London
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 613 574 684
Rank change year-on-year -39 +110 +161
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 223 244 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 1.49% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 164 189 156
London median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +9.80% +15.91%
10th Percentile £41,250 £46,600 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +8.33% +14.29%

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 15,798 16,357 21,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.61% 24.03% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,259 13,152 18,170
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.07% +4.25%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -16 35 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North London - 2 £42,500 -
West London - 1 £100,000 - 4
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 168 (75.34%) CISSP
2 133 (59.64%) SIEM
3 125 (56.05%) Information Security
4 120 (53.81%) CISM
5 108 (48.43%) Cybersecurity
6 97 (43.50%) CISA
7 91 (40.81%) Security Operations
8 90 (40.36%) SANS
9 79 (35.43%) Vulnerability Management
10 75 (33.63%) Finance
11 72 (32.29%) Degree
12 69 (30.94%) Firewall
13 62 (27.80%) Windows
14 60 (26.91%) Microsoft
15 59 (26.46%) Management Information System
16 56 (25.11%) Linux
17 54 (24.22%) GCIH
18 53 (23.77%) Network Security
19 50 (22.42%) Computer Science
20 49 (21.97%) CompTIA Security+
21 48 (21.52%) Banking
22 46 (20.63%) Nessus
22 46 (20.63%) Self-Motivation
23 43 (19.28%) SSCP
24 42 (18.83%) Python
24 42 (18.83%) Data Loss Prevention
25 39 (17.49%) Office 365
26 38 (17.04%) CEH
26 38 (17.04%) CSSLP
27 37 (16.59%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 23 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.79%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.90%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (10.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.49%) Office 365
2 30 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (10.31%) OneDrive
4 16 (7.17%) Mimecast
5 12 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (30.94%) Firewall
2 53 (23.77%) Network Security
3 16 (7.17%) DKIM
3 16 (7.17%) DMARC
4 15 (6.73%) TCP/IP
5 13 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (5.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (4.93%) VPN
8 10 (4.48%) Cisco Firepower
8 10 (4.48%) Wireless
9 9 (4.04%) Internet
10 7 (3.14%) IPsec
11 6 (2.69%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (2.69%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (2.69%) OpenVPN
11 6 (2.69%) Sourcefire
12 5 (2.24%) SSL
13 4 (1.79%) BGP
13 4 (1.79%) HTTP
13 4 (1.79%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.73%) Big Data
2 4 (1.79%) Apache Hive
2 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.79%) MySQL
2 4 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.45%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 5 (2.24%) JIRA
2 4 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.79%) Bitbucket
2 4 (1.79%) Burp Suite
2 4 (1.79%) CodeSonar
2 4 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.79%) git-flow
2 4 (1.79%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.79%) Robot Framework
2 4 (1.79%) Selenium
3 2 (0.90%) AppScan
3 2 (0.90%) WebScarab
4 1 (0.45%) Redmine
General
1 75 (33.63%) Finance
2 48 (21.52%) Banking
3 13 (5.83%) Games
4 8 (3.59%) Legal
5 7 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.69%) Retail
7 5 (2.24%) Local Government
7 5 (2.24%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.35%) Advertising
8 3 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.90%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.45%) Automotive
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (29.60%) Analyst
2 46 (20.63%) Security Analyst
3 39 (17.49%) Security Engineer
4 27 (12.11%) Consultant
5 17 (7.62%) Incident Analyst
6 14 (6.28%) SOC Analyst
7 13 (5.83%) Security Incident Analyst
7 13 (5.83%) Security Manager
7 13 (5.83%) SIEM Analyst
8 12 (5.38%) Architect
8 12 (5.38%) Security Consultant
9 11 (4.93%) Security Architect
9 11 (4.93%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (4.48%) Azure Consultant
10 10 (4.48%) Office 365 Consultant
10 10 (4.48%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
11 9 (4.04%) Cloud Consultant
11 9 (4.04%) Head of Security
11 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Consultant
12 8 (3.59%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.69%) .NET
2 5 (2.24%) Web Services
3 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.79%) Django
3 4 (1.79%) Java EE
3 4 (1.79%) LAMP
3 4 (1.79%) Node.js
3 4 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (1.79%) REST
3 4 (1.79%) SOAP
3 4 (1.79%) Spring MVC
3 4 (1.79%) STL
4 2 (0.90%) HTML
4 2 (0.90%) J2EE
4 2 (0.90%) Middleware
4 2 (0.90%) RESTful
5 1 (0.45%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.45%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.46%) Management Information System
2 50 (22.42%) Computer Science
3 46 (20.63%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (16.14%) Cyberthreat
5 22 (9.87%) PKI
6 17 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.93%) Fintech
8 6 (2.69%) Cyber Defence
8 6 (2.69%) Cybercrime
8 6 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.24%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.79%) Cyberattack
10 4 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.79%) PMI
11 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.45%) CESG
12 1 (0.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (27.80%) Windows
2 56 (25.11%) Linux
3 25 (11.21%) Unix
4 7 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.69%) Android
5 6 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.69%) CentOS
5 6 (2.69%) Debian
5 6 (2.69%) Kali Linux
5 6 (2.69%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (59.64%) SIEM
2 125 (56.05%) Information Security
3 108 (48.43%) Cybersecurity
4 91 (40.81%) Security Operations
5 79 (35.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 42 (18.83%) Data Loss Prevention
7 37 (16.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 34 (15.25%) Risk Management
9 32 (14.35%) Use Case
10 29 (13.00%) Information Assurance
11 26 (11.66%) Security Monitoring
12 25 (11.21%) Threat Analysis
13 23 (10.31%) CRM
14 21 (9.42%) Threat Intelligence
15 20 (8.97%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 18 (8.07%) Data Protection
17 16 (7.17%) Penetration Testing
17 16 (7.17%) Proactive Monitoring
17 16 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (7.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.83%) Python
2 36 (16.14%) C
3 33 (14.80%) C#
3 33 (14.80%) Perl
4 30 (13.45%) Bash Shell
5 29 (13.00%) PowerShell
5 29 (13.00%) Ruby
6 24 (10.76%) Korn
7 23 (10.31%) Bourne shell
8 14 (6.28%) C++
9 10 (4.48%) Java
10 5 (2.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.24%) PHP
11 4 (1.79%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.35%) SQL
13 1 (0.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 168 (75.34%) CISSP
2 120 (53.81%) CISM
3 97 (43.50%) CISA
4 90 (40.36%) SANS
5 72 (32.29%) Degree
6 54 (24.22%) GCIH
7 49 (21.97%) CompTIA Security+
8 43 (19.28%) SSCP
9 38 (17.04%) CEH
9 38 (17.04%) CSSLP
10 37 (16.59%) GCIA
11 33 (14.80%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (8.52%) CREST Certified
12 19 (8.52%) OSCP
13 17 (7.62%) GSEC
14 15 (6.73%) CCNA
14 15 (6.73%) CRISC
14 15 (6.73%) Security Cleared
15 14 (6.28%) CCNP
15 14 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (12.56%) PCI DSS
3 25 (11.21%) GDPR
4 12 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.79%) MiFID
8 2 (0.90%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.90%) COBIT
8 2 (0.90%) COSO
8 2 (0.90%) PSD2
9 1 (0.45%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 28 (12.56%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.69%) pfSense
2 6 (2.69%) Snort
3 4 (1.79%) Docker
3 4 (1.79%) vSphere
4 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.45%) NFS
5 1 (0.45%) Samba
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 46 (20.63%) Nessus
2 31 (13.90%) CSIRT
3 30 (13.45%) QRadar
4 13 (5.83%) OpenVAS
5 10 (4.48%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (3.14%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (3.14%) SCCM
7 6 (2.69%) FortiGate
7 6 (2.69%) OSSEC
8 5 (2.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (2.24%) Puppet
9 4 (1.79%) Salt
10 3 (1.35%) RSA Security Analytics
11 2 (0.90%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.90%) Nmap
12 1 (0.45%) Ansible
12 1 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 1 (0.45%) FTK
12 1 (0.45%) Nagios
12 1 (0.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 60 (26.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.00%) BeyondTrust
2 29 (13.00%) Symantec
3 28 (12.56%) Oracle
4 26 (11.66%) Cisco
4 26 (11.66%) McAfee
5 24 (10.76%) Forcepoint
6 22 (9.87%) F5
7 21 (9.42%) Palo Alto
8 18 (8.07%) CheckPoint
9 16 (7.17%) Sophos
10 15 (6.73%) Juniper
11 14 (6.28%) Qualys
12 11 (4.93%) Splunk
13 10 (4.48%) Fortinet
14 9 (4.04%) ForeScout
15 8 (3.59%) CyberArk
15 8 (3.59%) Varonis
16 7 (3.14%) HP
16 7 (3.14%) LogRhythm