Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 598 613 638
Rank change year-on-year +15 +25 +139
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 224 235 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% 1.39% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 175 199 197
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,000 £47,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £96,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% -

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 15,151 16,916 18,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.26% 22.66% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11,298 12,549 15,414
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +2.80%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +1 61 £75,000 +15.38% 7
South London - 4 - -
West London +31 1 - -
North London +7 1 £36,500 -37.07% 1
East London - 1 £57,000 - 3
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 174 (77.68%) CISSP
2 134 (59.82%) Information Security
3 128 (57.14%) Firewall
4 124 (55.36%) Cybersecurity
5 100 (44.64%) Windows
6 93 (41.52%) CEH
7 87 (38.84%) Linux
8 84 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 73 (32.59%) SIEM
10 70 (31.25%) Finance
11 68 (30.36%) Vulnerability Management
12 65 (29.02%) CISM
13 64 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
13 64 (28.57%) TCP/IP
14 62 (27.68%) SANS
15 61 (27.23%) CompTIA Security+
16 58 (25.89%) Windows Server
17 52 (23.21%) Degree
18 47 (20.98%) CISA
19 45 (20.09%) Banking
19 45 (20.09%) Apple iOS
20 44 (19.64%) PowerShell
21 42 (18.75%) Mac OS X
22 41 (18.30%) Network Security
22 41 (18.30%) Penetration Testing
23 37 (16.52%) Python
23 37 (16.52%) C
24 35 (15.63%) Active Directory
24 35 (15.63%) Cisco
24 35 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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 (5.80%) Apache Pig
2 7 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (0.89%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.23%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.79%) Office 365
5 3 (1.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (57.14%) Firewall
2 64 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 41 (18.30%) Network Security
4 34 (15.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 30 (13.39%) SSL
6 18 (8.04%) DNS
6 18 (8.04%) Wireless
7 17 (7.59%) LAN
7 17 (7.59%) SMTP
7 17 (7.59%) WAN
8 11 (4.91%) HTTP
9 8 (3.57%) SNMP
10 7 (3.13%) FCoE
11 5 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.23%) Cisco Firepower
12 4 (1.79%) BGP
12 4 (1.79%) EIGRP
12 4 (1.79%) OSPF
13 3 (1.34%) VPN
14 2 (0.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.70%) Big Data
2 13 (5.80%) Apache Hive
2 13 (5.80%) Hadoop
3 11 (4.91%) MySQL
3 11 (4.91%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.89%) GIS
Development Applications
1 18 (8.04%) JIRA
2 11 (4.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (4.91%) Bitbucket
2 11 (4.91%) CodeSonar
2 11 (4.91%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.91%) git-flow
2 11 (4.91%) Robot Framework
2 11 (4.91%) Selenium
3 10 (4.46%) Metasploit
4 7 (3.13%) Redmine
5 2 (0.89%) AppScan
5 2 (0.89%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.45%) Paros
6 1 (0.45%) WebScarab
General
1 70 (31.25%) Finance
2 45 (20.09%) Banking
3 32 (14.29%) Legal
4 31 (13.84%) Investment Banking
5 24 (10.71%) Law
6 14 (6.25%) Games
7 5 (2.23%) Local Government
8 3 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.89%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (25.45%) Analyst
2 51 (22.77%) Security Analyst
3 28 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 28 (12.50%) IT Support
4 24 (10.71%) Security Engineer
5 23 (10.27%) Cisco Analyst
5 23 (10.27%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 23 (10.27%) IT Analyst
5 23 (10.27%) IT Security Analyst
6 19 (8.48%) Consultant
7 16 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 16 (7.14%) Security Consultant
8 14 (6.25%) Security Manager
8 14 (6.25%) Security Specialist
9 13 (5.80%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 12 (5.36%) IT Manager
10 12 (5.36%) IT Security Manager
11 11 (4.91%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.02%) C# Software Engineer
12 9 (4.02%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.14%) .NET
2 15 (6.70%) ASP.NET
3 14 (6.25%) Java EE
4 12 (5.36%) STL
5 11 (4.91%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.91%) Django
5 11 (4.91%) LAMP
5 11 (4.91%) Node.js
5 11 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (4.91%) REST
5 11 (4.91%) SOAP
5 11 (4.91%) Spring MVC
6 7 (3.13%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.89%) Middleware
7 2 (0.89%) Web Services
8 1 (0.45%) CGI
8 1 (0.45%) HTML
8 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.84%) Data Protection Act
2 30 (13.39%) Computer Science
3 21 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (8.48%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (4.02%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (2.68%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (2.68%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.23%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.23%) PKI
9 4 (1.79%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.79%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.89%) User Experience
12 1 (0.45%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.45%) FMCG
12 1 (0.45%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 100 (44.64%) Windows
2 87 (38.84%) Linux
3 58 (25.89%) Windows Server
4 45 (20.09%) Apple iOS
5 42 (18.75%) Mac OS X
6 18 (8.04%) Unix
7 14 (6.25%) Android
8 11 (4.91%) Kali Linux
9 6 (2.68%) VMS
10 4 (1.79%) AIX
11 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (59.82%) Information Security
2 124 (55.36%) Cybersecurity
3 73 (32.59%) SIEM
4 68 (30.36%) Vulnerability Management
5 41 (18.30%) Penetration Testing
6 34 (15.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 32 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 31 (13.84%) DRM
9 27 (12.05%) Risk Management
10 24 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (9.82%) Ethical Hacking
11 22 (9.82%) Security Architecture
11 22 (9.82%) Security Operations
11 22 (9.82%) Software Engineering
11 22 (9.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 21 (9.38%) Reverse Engineering
13 20 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (8.93%) Regulatory Compliance
14 19 (8.48%) Identity Access Management
15 18 (8.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (19.64%) PowerShell
2 37 (16.52%) C
2 37 (16.52%) Python
3 23 (10.27%) Perl
4 21 (9.38%) Bash Shell
5 19 (8.48%) Java
6 18 (8.04%) C++
7 16 (7.14%) VBScript
8 15 (6.70%) PHP
9 14 (6.25%) C#
10 13 (5.80%) JavaScript
11 12 (5.36%) Objective-C
12 7 (3.13%) Korn
12 7 (3.13%) SQL
13 2 (0.89%) Ruby
14 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 174 (77.68%) CISSP
2 93 (41.52%) CEH
3 65 (29.02%) CISM
4 64 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (27.68%) SANS
6 61 (27.23%) CompTIA Security+
7 52 (23.21%) Degree
8 47 (20.98%) CISA
9 32 (14.29%) CISMP
9 32 (14.29%) GSEC
10 31 (13.84%) CCNA
10 31 (13.84%) CCNP
11 30 (13.39%) Computer Science Degree
12 27 (12.05%) GCIH
12 27 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (12.05%) SSCP
13 25 (11.16%) CCIE
13 25 (11.16%) Security Cleared
14 24 (10.71%) MCSE
15 21 (9.38%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 30 (13.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 18 (8.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (7.14%) GDPR
5 16 (7.14%) SAS 70
6 12 (5.36%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.34%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.91%) Docker
2 11 (4.91%) vSphere
3 7 (3.13%) NFS
3 7 (3.13%) Samba
3 7 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.13%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (8.48%) Nessus
2 18 (8.04%) Puppet
3 12 (5.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (4.91%) CSIRT
4 11 (4.91%) Salt
4 11 (4.91%) SCCM
5 10 (4.46%) IBM BigFix
5 10 (4.46%) Nmap
5 10 (4.46%) WSUS
6 9 (4.02%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (3.57%) EnCase
8 7 (3.13%) Ansible
8 7 (3.13%) Nagios
8 7 (3.13%) QRadar
8 7 (3.13%) vCenter Server
9 6 (2.68%) OpenVAS
10 4 (1.79%) FTK
10 4 (1.79%) Nexpose
11 3 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.34%) Suricata
Vendors
1 35 (15.63%) Cisco
2 32 (14.29%) Splunk
3 31 (13.84%) Apple
4 30 (13.39%) CheckPoint
5 28 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 18 (8.04%) Qualys
7 15 (6.70%) McAfee
8 11 (4.91%) CyberArk
9 9 (4.02%) AlienVault
9 9 (4.02%) SolarWinds
10 8 (3.57%) Aveksa
10 8 (3.57%) Sophos
10 8 (3.57%) Symantec
11 7 (3.13%) EMC
11 7 (3.13%) LogRhythm
11 7 (3.13%) NetApp
11 7 (3.13%) Sun
11 7 (3.13%) VMware
12 5 (2.23%) Juniper
13 4 (1.79%) Nuix