Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 450 507 585
Rank change year-on-year +57 +78 +35
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 97 95 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 0.87% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 73 58 58
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £63,650 £65,000 £69,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% -

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8154 10879 13235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.89% 31.10% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6633 8753 10606
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GIAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +42 49 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Berkshire +91 45 £55,000 -2.65% 4
Surrey +40 34 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Hampshire -14 12 £61,500 +6.96%
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £57,500 -14.81% 1
East Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £41,500 -
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 87 (89.69%) CISSP
2 68 (70.10%) Information Security
3 51 (52.58%) CEH
4 49 (50.52%) Firewall
5 47 (48.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 46 (47.42%) Network Security
6 46 (47.42%) Penetration Testing
6 46 (47.42%) Security Architecture
7 45 (46.39%) Finance
8 43 (44.33%) CISM
9 42 (43.30%) Risk Assessment
10 41 (42.27%) SSCP
11 35 (36.08%) Security Management
12 34 (35.05%) Information Security Management
12 34 (35.05%) Risk Analysis
12 34 (35.05%) CRISC
13 32 (32.99%) Management Information System
14 30 (30.93%) Process Improvement
15 29 (29.90%) Active Directory
16 27 (27.84%) Strategic Planning
16 27 (27.84%) Threat Intelligence
17 21 (21.65%) IT Governance
17 21 (21.65%) Cisco Certification
18 20 (20.62%) Security Operations
19 18 (18.56%) CCNP
20 14 (14.43%) Network Monitoring
21 13 (13.40%) Cybersecurity
21 13 (13.40%) Cisco
22 12 (12.37%) CCDP
23 11 (11.34%) Splunk

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 (2.06%) Apache
2 1 (1.03%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 49 (50.52%) Firewall
2 46 (47.42%) Network Security
3 9 (9.28%) VoIP
4 6 (6.19%) LAN
4 6 (6.19%) WAN
5 3 (3.09%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.06%) DNS
6 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.03%) FCoE
7 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.03%) SNMP
7 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) MySQL
1 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) JIRA
1 1 (1.03%) Redmine
General
1 45 (46.39%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Law
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Billing
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (54.64%) Analyst
2 51 (52.58%) Security Analyst
3 46 (47.42%) Information Analyst
3 46 (47.42%) Information Security Analyst
4 27 (27.84%) Security Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) Network Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Architect
6 7 (7.22%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.19%) Information Security Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Chief Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Chief Security Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Senior Security Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Telecoms Engineer
9 2 (2.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Governance Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Information Governance Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.99%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.34%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (4.12%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Linux
2 4 (4.12%) Unix
3 3 (3.09%) Windows
4 1 (1.03%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (70.10%) Information Security
2 46 (47.42%) Penetration Testing
2 46 (47.42%) Security Architecture
3 42 (43.30%) Risk Assessment
4 35 (36.08%) Security Management
5 34 (35.05%) Information Security Management
5 34 (35.05%) Risk Analysis
6 30 (30.93%) Process Improvement
7 27 (27.84%) Strategic Planning
7 27 (27.84%) Threat Intelligence
8 21 (21.65%) IT Governance
9 20 (20.62%) Security Operations
10 14 (14.43%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (13.40%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (9.28%) Data Loss Prevention
12 9 (9.28%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (9.28%) Risk Management
12 9 (9.28%) SIEM
13 6 (6.19%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (6.19%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.06%) Python
2 2 (2.06%) Ruby
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 87 (89.69%) CISSP
2 51 (52.58%) CEH
3 43 (44.33%) CISM
4 41 (42.27%) SSCP
5 34 (35.05%) CRISC
6 21 (21.65%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (18.56%) CCNP
8 12 (12.37%) CCDP
9 10 (10.31%) CREST Certified
10 8 (8.25%) SANS
10 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
11 6 (6.19%) GCIH
12 4 (4.12%) OSCP
12 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
13 3 (3.09%) Degree
13 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
14 2 (2.06%) CCNA
14 2 (2.06%) CISA
14 2 (2.06%) CompTIA Security+
14 2 (2.06%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (48.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.25%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.19%) NIST 800
4 4 (4.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.03%) GDPR
5 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (29.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) NFS
2 1 (1.03%) Samba
2 1 (1.03%) Snort
2 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) QRadar
2 1 (1.03%) Ansible
2 1 (1.03%) EnCase
2 1 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.03%) Juniper STRM
2 1 (1.03%) Nagios
2 1 (1.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.03%) Puppet
2 1 (1.03%) RSA enVision
2 1 (1.03%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) Suricata
2 1 (1.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Cisco
2 11 (11.34%) Splunk
3 6 (6.19%) GENBAND
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle
4 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.09%) BT
6 1 (1.03%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.03%) EMC
6 1 (1.03%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.03%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) Intel
6 1 (1.03%) Juniper
6 1 (1.03%) NetApp
6 1 (1.03%) Remedy
6 1 (1.03%) Sophos
6 1 (1.03%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.03%) Sun
6 1 (1.03%) TippingPoint
6 1 (1.03%) VMware