Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 550 608 710
Rank change year-on-year +58 +102 +107
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 282 218 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 1.29% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 210 189 168
London median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £48,500 £39,625
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +8.33% +9.09%

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 15,550 16,860 22,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.24% 23.82% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,030 13,840 18,235
London median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -6 36 £50,000 -20.00% 4
North London - 3 £42,500 -
West London +24 2 £92,500 - 6
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 185 (65.60%) Information Security
2 182 (64.54%) CISSP
3 169 (59.93%) SIEM
4 136 (48.23%) Cybersecurity
5 130 (46.10%) CISM
6 117 (41.49%) Finance
7 116 (41.13%) Linux
8 108 (38.30%) Firewall
9 107 (37.94%) Vulnerability Management
10 101 (35.82%) CISA
11 98 (34.75%) Windows
11 98 (34.75%) SANS
12 95 (33.69%) Security Operations
13 88 (31.21%) GCIH
14 80 (28.37%) Network Security
15 73 (25.89%) Microsoft
15 73 (25.89%) GCIA
16 72 (25.53%) Degree
17 69 (24.47%) Python
18 68 (24.11%) Banking
19 66 (23.40%) Nessus
20 60 (21.28%) McAfee
21 57 (20.21%) Perl
21 57 (20.21%) Computer Science
21 57 (20.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 55 (19.50%) Management Information System
23 51 (18.09%) Virtual Machines
24 48 (17.02%) Information Assurance
25 47 (16.67%) QRadar
25 47 (16.67%) Symantec

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 32 (11.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.42%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 32 (11.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (13.83%) Office 365
3 32 (11.35%) OneDrive
4 11 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (3.19%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 108 (38.30%) Firewall
2 80 (28.37%) Network Security
3 25 (8.87%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (3.90%) Wireless
6 10 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (3.19%) DKIM
7 9 (3.19%) DMARC
7 9 (3.19%) IPsec
8 7 (2.48%) HTTP
8 7 (2.48%) Internet
9 6 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (2.13%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (2.13%) OpenVPN
9 6 (2.13%) VPN
10 4 (1.42%) DNS
10 4 (1.42%) LAN
10 4 (1.42%) SSL
10 4 (1.42%) WAN
11 3 (1.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.26%) Big Data
2 4 (1.42%) Apache Hive
2 4 (1.42%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.42%) MySQL
2 4 (1.42%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.35%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.48%) JIRA
2 4 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.42%) Bitbucket
2 4 (1.42%) Burp Suite
2 4 (1.42%) CodeSonar
2 4 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.42%) git-flow
2 4 (1.42%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.42%) Robot Framework
2 4 (1.42%) Selenium
3 3 (1.06%) Redmine
4 2 (0.71%) AppScan
4 2 (0.71%) Paros
4 2 (0.71%) WebScarab
General
1 117 (41.49%) Finance
2 68 (24.11%) Banking
3 21 (7.45%) Legal
4 10 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.19%) Games
6 4 (1.42%) Retail
7 3 (1.06%) Advertising
7 3 (1.06%) Local Government
7 3 (1.06%) Marketing
7 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.06%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (36.52%) Analyst
2 74 (26.24%) Security Analyst
3 33 (11.70%) Consultant
4 27 (9.57%) Security Engineer
5 25 (8.87%) Incident Analyst
6 24 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
7 22 (7.80%) Information Analyst
7 22 (7.80%) Information Security Analyst
8 17 (6.03%) Senior Incident Analyst
9 16 (5.67%) Security Consultant
9 16 (5.67%) SOC Analyst
10 15 (5.32%) Operations Analyst
10 15 (5.32%) Security Operations Analyst
11 13 (4.61%) Banking Analyst
11 13 (4.61%) Office 365 Specialist
12 12 (4.26%) Cisco Analyst
12 12 (4.26%) Cisco Security Analyst
12 12 (4.26%) SIEM Analyst
13 11 (3.90%) IT Security Analyst
13 11 (3.90%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.26%) SailPoint
2 7 (2.48%) .NET
3 6 (2.13%) Java EE
3 6 (2.13%) STL
4 4 (1.42%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.42%) CGI
4 4 (1.42%) Django
4 4 (1.42%) HTML
4 4 (1.42%) LAMP
4 4 (1.42%) Node.js
4 4 (1.42%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (1.42%) REST
4 4 (1.42%) SOAP
4 4 (1.42%) Spring MVC
4 4 (1.42%) Web Services
4 4 (1.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (20.21%) Computer Science
2 55 (19.50%) Management Information System
3 46 (16.31%) Cyberthreat
4 21 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.32%) PKI
6 11 (3.90%) Reinsurance
7 8 (2.84%) Cyberattack
8 7 (2.48%) Fintech
9 6 (2.13%) Cyber Defence
9 6 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.42%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.06%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.71%) iPad
12 2 (0.71%) Shadow IT
13 1 (0.35%) CESG
13 1 (0.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 116 (41.13%) Linux
2 98 (34.75%) Windows
3 44 (15.60%) Unix
4 7 (2.48%) Kali Linux
5 6 (2.13%) CentOS
5 6 (2.13%) Debian
5 6 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.77%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.42%) Android
8 2 (0.71%) VMS
9 1 (0.35%) KNOPPIX
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (65.60%) Information Security
2 169 (59.93%) SIEM
3 136 (48.23%) Cybersecurity
4 107 (37.94%) Vulnerability Management
5 95 (33.69%) Security Operations
6 57 (20.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 48 (17.02%) Information Assurance
8 45 (15.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 44 (15.60%) Data Loss Prevention
10 39 (13.83%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 39 (13.83%) Security Monitoring
10 39 (13.83%) Threat Intelligence
11 32 (11.35%) Computer Security
11 32 (11.35%) CRM
11 32 (11.35%) Risk Management
12 30 (10.64%) Use Case
13 29 (10.28%) Penetration Testing
14 27 (9.57%) Threat Analysis
15 26 (9.22%) Incident Management
15 26 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (24.47%) Python
2 57 (20.21%) Perl
3 43 (15.25%) C#
4 42 (14.89%) Bash Shell
4 42 (14.89%) PowerShell
5 39 (13.83%) Ruby
6 37 (13.12%) Korn
7 35 (12.41%) C
8 34 (12.06%) Bourne shell
9 14 (4.96%) C++
10 12 (4.26%) Java
11 10 (3.55%) JavaScript
12 9 (3.19%) SQL
13 7 (2.48%) PHP
14 6 (2.13%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 182 (64.54%) CISSP
2 130 (46.10%) CISM
3 101 (35.82%) CISA
4 98 (34.75%) SANS
5 88 (31.21%) GCIH
6 73 (25.89%) GCIA
7 72 (25.53%) Degree
8 43 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (13.83%) CEH
10 38 (13.48%) GSEC
11 32 (11.35%) CompTIA Security+
12 31 (10.99%) CREST Certified
12 31 (10.99%) OSCP
13 29 (10.28%) SSCP
14 25 (8.87%) CCNP
15 24 (8.51%) CCNA
16 22 (7.80%) CSSLP
17 19 (6.74%) Network+ Certification
18 18 (6.38%) Security Cleared
19 17 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (10.99%) GDPR
3 20 (7.09%) PCI DSS
4 14 (4.96%) NIST 800
5 13 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (1.42%) MiFID
8 3 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.35%) COBIT
9 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
System Software
1 51 (18.09%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (2.84%) Snort
3 6 (2.13%) pfSense
4 4 (1.42%) Docker
4 4 (1.42%) vSphere
5 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.06%) NFS
5 3 (1.06%) Samba
5 3 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.06%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 66 (23.40%) Nessus
2 47 (16.67%) QRadar
3 43 (15.25%) CSIRT
4 37 (13.12%) McAfee ePO
5 24 (8.51%) OpenVAS
6 23 (8.16%) SCCM
7 22 (7.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 10 (3.55%) Nexpose
9 8 (2.84%) Core Impact
9 8 (2.84%) RSA Security Analytics
10 7 (2.48%) PowerBroker
10 7 (2.48%) Puppet
10 7 (2.48%) WSUS
11 6 (2.13%) FortiGate
11 6 (2.13%) OSSEC
12 4 (1.42%) Salt
13 3 (1.06%) Ansible
13 3 (1.06%) Nagios
13 3 (1.06%) vCenter Server
13 3 (1.06%) WMI
Vendors
1 73 (25.89%) Microsoft
2 60 (21.28%) McAfee
3 47 (16.67%) Symantec
4 45 (15.96%) Cisco
5 42 (14.89%) CheckPoint
6 39 (13.83%) Oracle
7 37 (13.12%) Palo Alto
8 31 (10.99%) BeyondTrust
9 30 (10.64%) Splunk
10 29 (10.28%) F5
11 26 (9.22%) CyberArk
12 24 (8.51%) Juniper
12 24 (8.51%) Qualys
13 22 (7.80%) Forcepoint
14 21 (7.45%) Fortinet
15 19 (6.74%) Varonis
16 18 (6.38%) Blue Coat
17 15 (5.32%) AlienVault
17 15 (5.32%) LogRhythm
18 14 (4.96%) SolarWinds