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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England / South East
Rank 378 427 429
Rank change year-on-year +49 +2  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 17 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.47% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 23
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £46,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £56,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.35% +13.00%  

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 4111 6015 6519
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.78% 31.24% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3337 4861 4971
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,946 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Hampshire +36 9 £38,500 -23.00%
Oxfordshire 0 5 £57,500 +4.54%
Berkshire +29 3 £75,000 +15.38% 1
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 51 (76.12%) Penetration Testing
2 47 (70.15%) Windows
3 41 (61.19%) SIEM
4 39 (58.21%) Security Operations
5 37 (55.22%) Information Security
5 37 (55.22%) GCIH
6 31 (46.27%) Finance
7 30 (44.78%) Information Assurance
8 29 (43.28%) ITIL
9 28 (41.79%) PCI DSS
9 28 (41.79%) Vulnerability Management
10 27 (40.30%) Data Centre
10 27 (40.30%) GAP Analysis
11 26 (38.81%) Risk Management
11 26 (38.81%) Change Management
11 26 (38.81%) Technical Architecture
12 24 (35.82%) Qualys
12 24 (35.82%) Nessus
12 24 (35.82%) B2B
12 24 (35.82%) Line Management
13 22 (32.84%) Linux
13 22 (32.84%) Firewall
14 20 (29.85%) OSCP
15 19 (28.36%) SANS
15 19 (28.36%) CEH
16 18 (26.87%) Cybersecurity
17 16 (23.88%) IIS
18 15 (22.39%) Python
18 15 (22.39%) LAN
18 15 (22.39%) WAN

GIAC
Top Related 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 16 (23.88%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.90%) SaaS
2 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.45%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) Firewall
2 15 (22.39%) DHCP
2 15 (22.39%) ICMP
2 15 (22.39%) LAN
2 15 (22.39%) WAN
3 13 (19.40%) ADSL
3 13 (19.40%) DNS
3 13 (19.40%) Ethernet
3 13 (19.40%) HSRP
3 13 (19.40%) IPsec
3 13 (19.40%) ISDN
3 13 (19.40%) MPLS
3 13 (19.40%) PSTN
3 13 (19.40%) SNMP
3 13 (19.40%) SSL
3 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
3 13 (19.40%) X.25
4 4 (5.97%) Network Security
5 3 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Big Data
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Administrator
1 14 (20.90%) Analyst
1 14 (20.90%) Network Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Windows Administrator
2 11 (16.42%) Security Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
3 10 (14.93%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 7 (10.45%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 7 (10.45%) Principal Architect
4 7 (10.45%) Tester
5 6 (8.96%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Tester
5 6 (8.96%) SOC Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.48%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Data Centre
2 14 (20.90%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (19.40%) Driving Licence
3 13 (19.40%) Management Information System
3 13 (19.40%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (11.94%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (11.94%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.48%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.99%) iPad
7 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (70.15%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Linux
3 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.46%) Kali Linux
4 5 (7.46%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) Penetration Testing
2 41 (61.19%) SIEM
3 39 (58.21%) Security Operations
4 37 (55.22%) Information Security
5 30 (44.78%) Information Assurance
6 29 (43.28%) ITIL
7 28 (41.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 27 (40.30%) GAP Analysis
9 26 (38.81%) Change Management
9 26 (38.81%) Risk Management
9 26 (38.81%) Technical Architecture
10 24 (35.82%) B2B
10 24 (35.82%) Line Management
11 18 (26.87%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (22.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 14 (20.90%) Server Hardening
13 14 (20.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 13 (19.40%) Network Management
15 10 (14.93%) Threat Modelling
16 8 (11.94%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) Bash Shell
1 15 (22.39%) Python
2 9 (13.43%) C
3 8 (11.94%) C++
3 8 (11.94%) Java
3 8 (11.94%) Perl
4 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (55.22%) GCIH
2 20 (29.85%) OSCP
3 19 (28.36%) CEH
3 19 (28.36%) SANS
4 14 (20.90%) GPEN
4 14 (20.90%) MCSA
4 14 (20.90%) MCSE
4 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
6 12 (17.91%) CISSP
6 12 (17.91%) Degree
7 11 (16.42%) CREST Certified
7 11 (16.42%) GCFA
8 8 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (11.94%) GCIA
9 6 (8.96%) CCNA
10 5 (7.46%) CISM
10 5 (7.46%) GREM
11 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
11 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (41.79%) PCI DSS
2 12 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (14.93%) SSAE 16
4 3 (4.48%) SLA
5 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.40%) Firmware
4 2 (2.99%) Snort
Systems Management
1 24 (35.82%) Nessus
2 14 (20.90%) WSUS
3 10 (14.93%) Nmap
4 8 (11.94%) OpenVAS
5 7 (10.45%) logstash
5 7 (10.45%) WMI
6 4 (5.97%) EnCase
7 3 (4.48%) FTK
8 2 (2.99%) RSA enVision
9 1 (1.49%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Qualys
2 15 (22.39%) Cisco
3 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.90%) VMware
4 13 (19.40%) TOWER Software
5 8 (11.94%) Coverity
6 7 (10.45%) Sophos
6 7 (10.45%) Splunk
7 4 (5.97%) F5
8 3 (4.48%) ArcSight
8 3 (4.48%) Intel
9 2 (2.99%) AlienVault
9 2 (2.99%) LogLogic
9 2 (2.99%) NetWitness
10 1 (1.49%) HP
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle
10 1 (1.49%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.49%) Symantec
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
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