The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 406 446
Rank change year-on-year +22 +40  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 10 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.068% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 22
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -6.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.69%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4123 5783 6613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.24% 31.40% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3369 4687 5089
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing GIAC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in the South East

GIAC
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC in the South East.

Salary trend for GIAC in the South East

GIAC
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIAC in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for GIAC in the South East

GIAC
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +35 9 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Oxfordshire -6 1 - -
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 16 (59.26%) CISSP
2 15 (55.56%) CEH
3 14 (51.85%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) Firewall
4 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
5 10 (37.04%) Information Security
5 10 (37.04%) SANS
6 9 (33.33%) SSCP
6 9 (33.33%) C
6 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 8 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (29.63%) GCIH
8 7 (25.93%) Security Architecture
8 7 (25.93%) ITIL
8 7 (25.93%) Unix
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (22.22%) Python
9 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (22.22%) SIEM
9 6 (22.22%) OSCP
10 5 (18.52%) GPEN
10 5 (18.52%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (18.52%) OpenVAS
10 5 (18.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (18.52%) Codenomicon
10 5 (18.52%) Defensics
10 5 (18.52%) Threat Intelligence

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (7.41%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 4 (14.81%) SNMP
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) FCoE
3 3 (11.11%) ICMP
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.70%) HSRP
5 1 (3.70%) IPsec
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) PSTN
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
1 3 (11.11%) Redmine
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Security Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Information Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Penetration Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Manager
5 3 (11.11%) System Design Authority
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Design Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (18.52%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) iPad
5 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Information Security
2 8 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Security Architecture
4 6 (22.22%) SIEM
4 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (18.52%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (18.52%) OWASP
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (14.81%) Analytics
6 4 (14.81%) Source Code Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Change Control
7 3 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (11.11%) High Availability
7 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
7 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 9 (33.33%) C
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) C++
3 5 (18.52%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) Korn
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) CISSP
2 15 (55.56%) CEH
3 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
4 10 (37.04%) SANS
5 9 (33.33%) SSCP
6 8 (29.63%) GCIH
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (22.22%) OSCP
9 5 (18.52%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (18.52%) GPEN
9 5 (18.52%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (14.81%) CCNA
10 4 (14.81%) CCNP
10 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
10 4 (14.81%) GCFA
11 3 (11.11%) CISM
11 3 (11.11%) Degree
11 3 (11.11%) GREM
11 3 (11.11%) MCSE
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) NFS
1 3 (11.11%) Samba
1 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.41%) Snort
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Defensics
1 5 (18.52%) Nessus
1 5 (18.52%) Nmap
1 5 (18.52%) OpenVAS
2 3 (11.11%) Ansible
2 3 (11.11%) EnCase
2 3 (11.11%) FTK
2 3 (11.11%) Nagios
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) vCenter Server
3 2 (7.41%) RSA enVision
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (3.70%) logstash
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Codenomicon
1 5 (18.52%) Coverity
1 5 (18.52%) Qualys
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) EMC
3 3 (11.11%) F5
3 3 (11.11%) Intel
3 3 (11.11%) NetApp
3 3 (11.11%) Remedy
3 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) ArcSight
4 2 (7.41%) LogLogic
4 2 (7.41%) NetWitness
5 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.70%) Sophos
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago