Period
to

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 19 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England > London
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 777 558 565
Rank change year-on-year -219 +7 +56
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 90 52 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.84% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 68 36 69
10th Percentile £52,700 £48,125 £43,169
25th Percentile £77,500 £59,375 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £91,250 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +40.38% -7.14% -6.67%
75th Percentile £122,500 £78,750 £85,000
90th Percentile - £86,625 £86,500
England median annual salary £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% - -

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 12,944 6,211 7,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.66% 18.37% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5,864 4,544 5,856
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,510 £32,500
25th Percentile £49,495 £48,750 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 19 May 2022.

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 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -28 13 £125,000 +51.52% 4
West London - 6 £110,000 - 1
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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 68 (75.56%) Information Security
2 59 (65.56%) Finance
3 46 (51.11%) SIEM
3 46 (51.11%) Cybersecurity
3 46 (51.11%) SANS
4 45 (50.00%) CISSP
5 36 (40.00%) Splunk
6 33 (36.67%) GCIH
7 31 (34.44%) Management Information System
7 31 (34.44%) Python
8 28 (31.11%) PowerShell
8 28 (31.11%) Bash
8 28 (31.11%) Social Skills
9 27 (30.00%) Degree
10 26 (28.89%) AWS
11 25 (27.78%) Asset Management
12 24 (26.67%) Risk Management
12 24 (26.67%) GCFA
12 24 (26.67%) Sun
12 24 (26.67%) McAfee
12 24 (26.67%) SolarWinds
12 24 (26.67%) Datadog
12 24 (26.67%) GREM
13 22 (24.44%) Application Security
14 19 (21.11%) Threat Intelligence
14 19 (21.11%) Azure
15 18 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
15 18 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (18.89%) Network Security
16 17 (18.89%) Kubernetes

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 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Elite 3E
2 3 (3.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.89%) AWS
2 24 (26.67%) Datadog
3 19 (21.11%) Azure
4 12 (13.33%) GCP
5 11 (12.22%) SaaS
6 9 (10.00%) IaaS
6 9 (10.00%) PaaS
7 7 (7.78%) Microsoft 365
8 6 (6.67%) Akamai
9 5 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (2.22%) Snowflake
11 1 (1.11%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.11%) Azure Sentinel
11 1 (1.11%) Force.com
11 1 (1.11%) Serverless
11 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) Firewall
1 17 (18.89%) Network Security
2 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) DNSSEC
3 1 (1.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.11%) SSL
3 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.11%) Big Data
1 1 (1.11%) Data Lake
1 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.11%) Metadata
1 1 (1.11%) MySQL
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket Server
1 1 (1.11%) CodeSonar
1 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.11%) git-flow
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
1 1 (1.11%) Robot Framework
1 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 59 (65.56%) Finance
2 28 (31.11%) Social Skills
3 15 (16.67%) Legal
4 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.78%) Retail
6 5 (5.56%) Law
6 5 (5.56%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (4.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
8 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.22%) Banking
9 2 (2.22%) Public Sector
10 1 (1.11%) International Banking
10 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Analyst
2 24 (26.67%) Financial Analyst
2 24 (26.67%) Incident Analyst
2 24 (26.67%) SIEM Analyst
2 24 (26.67%) Splunk Analyst
3 17 (18.89%) Architect
3 17 (18.89%) Security Architect
4 12 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) IT Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) IT Security Analyst
6 10 (11.11%) Security Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Senior Architect
7 9 (10.00%) Senior Security Architect
8 8 (8.89%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Senior Security Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) .NET
1 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.11%) COM
3 1 (1.11%) Django
3 1 (1.11%) Java EE
3 1 (1.11%) LAMP
3 1 (1.11%) Node.js
3 1 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.11%) REST
3 1 (1.11%) SOAP
3 1 (1.11%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.11%) STL
3 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.44%) Management Information System
2 18 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 9 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (8.89%) Client/Server
6 7 (7.78%) Mobile App
7 6 (6.67%) Cyberattack
7 6 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (5.56%) Blog
8 5 (5.56%) IoT
8 5 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (4.44%) Cloud Native
9 4 (4.44%) iPhone
10 3 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (2.22%) Social Media
12 1 (1.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Windows
2 7 (7.78%) Linux
3 5 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (75.56%) Information Security
2 46 (51.11%) Cybersecurity
2 46 (51.11%) SIEM
3 25 (27.78%) Asset Management
4 24 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 22 (24.44%) Application Security
6 19 (21.11%) Threat Intelligence
7 18 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (18.89%) Vulnerability Management
9 16 (17.78%) Security Architecture
10 15 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 14 (15.56%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (15.56%) Zero Trust
12 13 (14.44%) Mentoring
13 12 (13.33%) Security Testing
14 11 (12.22%) Thought Leadership
15 10 (11.11%) Decision-Making
15 10 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
16 9 (10.00%) Computer Science
16 9 (10.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.44%) Python
2 28 (31.11%) Bash
2 28 (31.11%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.67%) C#
3 6 (6.67%) Java
3 6 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 3 (3.33%) C
5 2 (2.22%) SQL
6 1 (1.11%) C++
6 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (51.11%) SANS
2 45 (50.00%) CISSP
3 33 (36.67%) GCIH
4 27 (30.00%) Degree
5 24 (26.67%) GCFA
5 24 (26.67%) GREM
6 17 (18.89%) OSCP
7 14 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (12.22%) CEH
8 11 (12.22%) CISM
9 10 (11.11%) CREST Certified
10 9 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
10 9 (10.00%) GCIA
11 7 (7.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (6.67%) CCNP
12 6 (6.67%) GPEN
13 5 (5.56%) CCSP
13 5 (5.56%) CRISC
13 5 (5.56%) Cyber Scheme
13 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (10.00%) NIST
2 8 (8.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (5.56%) COBIT
4 4 (4.44%) GDPR
4 4 (4.44%) GRC
4 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.33%) COSO
6 1 (1.11%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (1.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.89%) Firmware
3 2 (2.22%) Docker
4 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (18.89%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.00%) QRadar
3 8 (8.89%) CSIRT
4 4 (4.44%) Consul
4 4 (4.44%) Istio
5 3 (3.33%) Terraform
6 2 (2.22%) Puppet
7 1 (1.11%) Ansible
7 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.11%) Salt
7 1 (1.11%) Suricata
Vendors
1 36 (40.00%) Splunk
2 24 (26.67%) McAfee
2 24 (26.67%) SolarWinds
2 24 (26.67%) Sun
3 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.89%) ArcSight
5 6 (6.67%) Imperva
5 6 (6.67%) VMware
6 5 (5.56%) Google
7 3 (3.33%) Kenna
7 3 (3.33%) LogRhythm
7 3 (3.33%) Qualys
7 3 (3.33%) Rapid7
7 3 (3.33%) Twitter
8 2 (2.22%) Darktrace
8 2 (2.22%) FireEye
8 2 (2.22%) IronPort
8 2 (2.22%) NetWitness
9 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow