Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GISF qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 732 - 815
Rank change year-on-year - +815 +89
Permanent jobs citing GISF 15 0 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% - 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 44
London median annual salary £65,000 - £85,000
10th Percentile £45,000 - £60,000
90th Percentile £115,000 - £132,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £44,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year +47.73% -48.24% +21.43%

GISF 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 12,120 16,448 17,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.86% 23.01% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9,090 12,243 13,129
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,366
% change year-on-year - +10.21% -4.49%

GISF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GISF in London

GISF
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for GISF in London

GISF
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GISF in London over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Salary histogram for GISF in London

GISF
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GISF within the London region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. 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 £45,000 -
GISF
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT jobs citing GISF 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 GISF.

1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
1 15 (100.00%) SIEM
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 11 (73.33%) GIAC
3 11 (73.33%) CISA
3 11 (73.33%) CISM
3 11 (73.33%) CISSP
3 11 (73.33%) Symantec
3 11 (73.33%) McAfee
3 11 (73.33%) Nessus
3 11 (73.33%) Banking
3 11 (73.33%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (73.33%) Splunk
4 10 (66.67%) CEH
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (46.67%) Qualys
7 6 (40.00%) SCCM
7 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
7 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
7 6 (40.00%) SailPoint
7 6 (40.00%) Aveksa
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (40.00%) LogRhythm
7 6 (40.00%) Line Management
7 6 (40.00%) FireEye
7 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
7 6 (40.00%) Identity Access Management

GISF
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) BGP
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (40.00%) IPsec
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Head of Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Head of Information
1 6 (40.00%) Head of Information Security
1 6 (40.00%) Head of Security
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Splunk Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) SailPoint
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
1 15 (100.00%) SIEM
2 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (40.00%) Line Management
3 6 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Principle of Least Privilege
5 2 (13.33%) Information Management
5 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Web Filtering
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Bourne shell
1 5 (33.33%) Korn
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) Python
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CISA
1 11 (73.33%) CISM
1 11 (73.33%) CISSP
1 11 (73.33%) GIAC
2 10 (66.67%) CEH
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) CCIE
3 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
4 5 (33.33%) GSEC
5 4 (26.67%) GCWN
5 4 (26.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) McAfee ePO
1 11 (73.33%) Nessus
2 6 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) CASB
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) McAfee
1 11 (73.33%) Splunk
1 11 (73.33%) Symantec
2 7 (46.67%) Qualys
3 6 (40.00%) Aveksa
3 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) FireEye
3 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) LogRhythm
3 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 5 (33.33%) CyberArk
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
6 2 (13.33%) Sophos
6 2 (13.33%) Trustwave